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Week of July 22, 2012 Next Sunday, Kids and Student ministry teams begin a 3 week break to recruit and refresh. Elementary through High School will not meet 7.29 - 8.12 at all campuses.

Celebrate Project 4:4

Attend Sunday worship services every week.

A plan that promises to change your life

In 2012, CCC is reading the Bible cover-to-cover. Accept the challenge to know God better and love Him more as the depth of His love and character are revealed in daily reading. If you're just beginning, or have fallen behind, begin with today's reading. Visit project44.org for daily audio/video accelerators and other resources.

CCC Everywhere New Campus in Bellevue meets Sundays at 10:45 AM at Bellevue University / 1000 Galvin Road South / Bellevue. If you live or work in Sarpy County, invite a neighbor or work associate to experience the best of CCC. Online Campus / online at cccomaha.tv / 10:45 AM CST. Douglas County Jail / join the team on Sunday afternoons.

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Attend the 78th Annual Okoboji Lakes Bible & MIssionary Conference / August 4-12. This annual gathering is open to the public and a CCC family tradition. For details, pick up a brochure at an information center.

Building Community Connecting in community is optimal for healthy spiritual growth. Learning together and serving together forms strong bonds that suppor the trials and victories of every day life. Journey Groups, the Emerge young professionals community, serving and support teams, New Community Groups, classes and more are opportunities for sharing life. Read through the Hub and prayerfully consider where you will connect this season.

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Men 4

Serving 4

Women 4

Announcements 5

Global missions

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Local missions

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Kingdom Investment 7

Annual Conference

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Guest information 2

Renewal 8 CCC Sarpy

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Care ministries

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Deaf fellowship 10

Double your impact 10

Prayer 10 Project 4:4 11 Parking Info 12

Become involved in the mission and ministries of CCC through the investment of your time, talent and treasure.

DYI/ Magnify Global Impact A sea container of medical supplies is headed to Mali later this summer. With room to spare, there is an opportunity to bless the Bethel Bible Institute with education, family living and trade/tool essentials. See page 10 for details.

Kids Connect volunteers needed Be part of maximizing campus impact with Kids Connect at Old Mill or Sarpy. Rock babies, play with toddlers or teach elementary kids the truths of God’s word. Sign up for every Sunday or once a month. Email kathym@cccomaha.org to volunteer at Old Mill, or darlab@cccomaha.org for the Sarpy campus. Christ Community Church / Making disciples of Jesus for kingdom impact / cccomaha.org

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Guest information Looking for information? Stop at one of Old Mill Campus / 404 S 108th Ave / Omaha, NE 68154 / phone 402.330.3360 the Information Centers and pick up a welcome packet. Visit cccomaha.org for Sarpy Campus / Meets at Lewis & Clark Middle School / 13502 S 38th Street / Bellevue, NE 68123 events, ministries, staff listing and more. CCC Sarpy Office: 3604 Twin Creek Drive, Suite 109 / Bellevue, NE 68123 / phone 402.330.3360

Kids Connect What are my kids learning?

Next Sunday, 7.29, Kids and Student

ministry teams begin begin a 3 week break to recruit and refresh. Elementary Kids Connect will not meet until Sunday, 8.19. For ideas on how to lead your kids spiritual growth, visit http://www.cccomaha.org/kids-connect and download the weekly and monthly HomeFront resource for parents.

Old Mill & Sarpy Campus

Ages birth - grade 5 / Sundays / 9 and 10:45 AM

Looking for a place to contribute?

Kids Connect has a place for you! There are many options: Once a month, rocking a baby, or greeting visitors at the new entrances. Twice a month, helping with automated check-in, or in the Toddler through Kindergarten rooms. Every week, leading a small group of Elementary kids. We are also looking for storytellers in all areas; the commitment would depend on the area. If you have been contacted about returning, please respond as soon as you can. Please prayerfully consider how you can help. Contact Kathy McKelvey / 402.938.1520 / kathym@cccomaha.org.

Students

To be added to the parent email list, contact Klint Bitter / klintb@cccomaha.org for MS and Elizabeth Bartz / elizabethb@cccomaha.org for HS.

Note: Student Ministry is taking a short summer break, 7.29-8.12. After today, there will be no Middle or High School worship until Fall Kickoff / 8.19.

Old Mill Campus

High School / 9-12th

Middle School / 6-8th

Worship / today / 9 AM / Student Center

Worship / today / 9 AM / Student Center

Adventure Bay Trip / 7.27-7.29.12 / $90 registration due today / meet at 3 PM at the Student Center

Summer Finale / tonight / 3 - 6:30 PM / meet at the Student Center Parent Meeting / 8.12.12 / attend either 9 & 10:45 AM / Student Center

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Sarpy Campus Student Ministries / 6-12th For CCC Sarpy Student Ministries events, see page 9.

Parent Meeting / 8.12.12 / attend either 9 & 10:45 AM / Student Center

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Emerge / young professionals Emerge provides young professionals (age 25-40ish, single or married) at CCC with opportunities to connect, get involved in service and social events, build relationships and get plugged into Journey Groups. facebook.com/ EmergeCCC

Coffee and Connections

A place for new people to connect with Emerge, learn of upcoming events and meet other young professionals over coffee. Meet at the tables between Access and the Atrium between services at the Old Mill Campus. Journey Groups / To join a Journey Group and get connected with others, email debb@cccomaha.org.

Upcoming events Olympic opening ceremonies watch party / Friday, 7.27.12 / 6-9 PM / Student Center / bring a snack to share. Raiders of the Lost Ark / Holland Center / Friday, 8.10.12 / 7:30 PM / Movie is free; no outside food or beverages allowed. Second Sunday Lunch / 8.12.12 / 12:30 PM / Meet at Coffee & Connections after second services to explore Omaha's food scene with Emerge. Midnight Run / 9.7.12 / 11 PM / 5K run to benefit Abide Network & Hope Center / $25 / Register at omahamidnightrun.com

Boomers and seniors New Community Groups

New Community Groups help make healthy disciples for Jesus through strong biblical teaching, loving care and dedicated prayer. Dayspring / Sunday / 7:45 AM / FLC 141 Old Mill Campus / Dayspring is a crossgenerational class that welcomes singles and couples for challenging teaching, ministry projects, missionary support and outstanding care groups. Homebuilders / Sunday / 9 AM / FLC 139 Old Mill Campus / Join Homebuilders for great times of fellowship, prayer and emphasis on missions and learning the Word together. Thankful Hearts / Sunday / 9 AM / FLC 131 Old Mill Campus / This cross-generational group ages 40 and up, focuses on Bible study, friendship, life application and growing in relationship with Jesus Christ. Ambassadors / Sunday / 10:45 AM / FLC 132 / Old Mill Campus / These caring and praying seniors focus on strong biblical teaching with love for Christ, missionaries and this country.

Ecclesia / Sunday / 10:45 AM / FLC 135 / Old Mill Campus / This group is a mix of people young to senior adults. This group begins with worship and refreshments, and then moves to studying the scriptures verse by verse with time for discussion.

Senior Lunch & Fellowship

Spiritually Advancing Linked Together (SALT) / Sunday / 10:45 AM / FLC 141 / Old Mill Campus / Boomers and seniors are welcome for fellowship, prayer, the study of God’s Word and class socials.

First Tuesday of the month / Old Mill Campus. Let the games begin! Enjoy a delicious lunch ($5), devotional, great fellowship, inspiring speakers and games. The next lunch will be Tuesday, 8.7.2012 / 11:30 AM / FLC 130 / Guest Speaker "Pastor Mark Ashton shares his story" / RSVP by 12 PM the prior Friday to Heidi Buxman / 402.502.6646 or Estherlee Hetterich / 402.934.4976 or at the Senior Adults booth at the Old Mill campus.

Stamp ministry

Summer Kitchen breakfast

Fridays / 8 - 11 AM / FLC 130 / Old Mill Campus / Come join in the work and fellowship. To donate stamps, bring 1/3 of an envelope with undamaged stamps to the Senior Adults booth in the Atrium at the Old Mill Campus. For information, contact Janice Hurley / 402.392.2109. Senior Adults Low Impact Exercise Class / FLC 141 / Wednesdays / 10 - 11 AM / open to men and women of all ages / join the class for a healthier life and friendly fellowship. Sign up at the Senior Adult booth in the Atrium or contact Maris Reed / 402.496.4769

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Second Tuesday of the month / 8:30 AM. Enjoy breakfast and encouragement at Summer Kitchen Restaurant and Bakery / 129th and Maple.

Super adults

Third Tuesday of the month / Old Mill Campus / The next gathering is 8.21.2012. Coffee fellowship begins at 9:30 AM in the Atrium followed by a program, AAA Crisis Pregnancy Center at 10:30 AM in the Chapel / Lunch ($5) in the Gym / RSVP by 12 PM the Sunday prior to Evelyn Arnold / 402.359.1912 or at the Senior Adults booth in the Atrium. For more information, contact Paul Gedden / 402.938.1574 / paulg@cccomaha.org

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Classes & WBS The Art of Marriage / weekend class Friday, 8.24 / 7 -9:30 PM and Saturday, 8.25 / 9 AM - 4 PM / Old Mill Chapel / led by Ed & Cathy Petrick and team / Be equipped to build a godly marriage through projects based on the principles taught each week. Attending as a couple is recommended. Fee: $35 per couple. Registration begins at 6 PM Friday. Coffee & Bagels available at 8:30 AM Saturday. Childcare not provided. Additional Q&A panel on Sunday, 8.26 / 9 AM / Chapel.

Men’s

Man UP / One Sunday per month / 10:45 AM / next meeting in September. Man Up helps engage in the journey toward authentic manhood and learn how to be better husbands, fathers, sons and men. September speaker: Mike Kelleher / Being the boss - Being the worker

Serving Old Mill Campus The Medic Team is looking for people in the medical field to serve in Village One through medical outreach at periodic events. Email Steve Leighton / sleighton01@hotmail.com. Connectors needed / Welcome new guests and help them connect at CCC. Serve before church or between services. Contact Paula Hardin / 402.444.2852 / plhardin@cox.net. There is a need for Ushers in Access. To serve, contact Ryan Shields / ryans@ cccomaha.org

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Becoming a RISKS disciple is a life-long process and taking a class or being in a Bible study helps you grow as a disciple. Explore one of the options listed below to help you grow in your journey. See legend on page 5.

Fall WBS registration will begin 08.05.12, with Fall WBS beginning 09.04.12. Fall classes begin 09.09.12.

A Man After God’s Own Heart/ Fridays/ 6:15-7:30 AM/ FLC 141/ This group uses the book, “A Man after God’s Own Heart” that encourages guys to make lasting changes to his marriageleading, loving, and protecting his wife God's way, work-cultivating attitudes and actions that make a difference and witness putting God on display in his life and words. For more information contact Terry Frolio / tfrolio@us.ibm. com / 402.350.7357

Women’s Christian women’s bowling league / Thursday mornings / 9:15 AM / contact Cathy Petrick / 402.779.3154. Point of hope / 9 AM / WC 206 / Old Mill Campus / Designed for single moms. Meets 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Contact Jennifer Burchfiel / 402. 578.1104.

Sarpy Campus

For Sarpy Campus serving opportunities, see page 9.

The Traffic Team has immediate needs for help with parking. For information, contact Chris Raabe / 402.618.3304 / chrisraabe11@yahoo.com The Security Team provides a safe campus during services and events. If you have interest or experience in security, contact Leo Wright / Lwrighttnmc@ yahoo.com / 402.290.8867 The Office Services Team has an need for a volunteer during the 9 & 10:45 AM services. For information, contact Kelsey / kelseynherr@gmail.com/ 712.310.6760.

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Legend Relies on God Initiates interest in the Gospel Serves people Kingdom investor Shaped into Christ likeness

Exploring Christ - basic belief in God Growing in Christ - has a personal relationship with Christ Centered in Christ - depends on Christ daily for guidance

Announcements Submit items to the Hub

Email submissions to hub@cccomaha.org by 10 AM on the Tuesday prior to the Sunday you’d like them published. Due to space constraints, items will be edited to essential information.

Alliance Women's Ministries is pleased to welcome Tara Shook, guest speaker / Monday, 7.23. Prayer for missions at 5 PM / Dinner at 5:30 PM followed by speaker at 6 PM. Christmas in July for MKs continues in FLC 132. Connections Band Auditions Audition for the Connections worship team. Positions include male vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, keys and others welcome. Contact Margie Alford / margiea@cccomaha.org to schedule an audition time in August. Theophostic Prayer Ministry basic training seminar / Participate in a three-part seminar and be trained in basic principles of Theophostic Prayer Ministry. Each DVD training session will be facilitated by experienced CCC prayer ministers. Theophostic prayer involves focused prayer resulting in mind renewal and subsequent transformation of life. August 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, Friday 6:309:30 PM and Saturday 9 AM-12:30 PM. To register, visit the ministry booth in the Old Mill Atrium beginning 7.8.12 or contact Sue Beed / sueb@cccomaha.org / 402.938.1570.

Stamp ministry / Boomers & Seniors Fridays / 8 - 11 AM / FLC 130 / Old Mill Campus / Come join in the work and fellowship. To donate stamps, bring 1/3 of an envelope with undamaged stamps to the Senior Adults booth in the Atrium at the Old Mill Campus. For information, contact Janice Hurley / 402.392.2109. MOPS registration is open / MOPS meets 2 Friday mornings each month, Sept - April. For mothers with children infant - Kindergarten. Childcare provided. Contact Shanna Beachy / shannabeachy@ gmail.com / 402.212.9596 to register. Summer Reading Program / Grades K-12 / Sundays / 10:15-10:45 AM and noon-12:30 / CCC Library / reading logs and guidelines available in the CCC library / contact jennagirl4@cox.net. Baby Dedications / Baby Dedications this summer will occur the second Sunday of the month during morning worship services (limited to 4 children per venue). Contact Kathy McKelvey / kathym@cccomaha.org / 402.938.1520 for registration and details about the parent class. A special event for dedications will be celebrated Sunday evening, 9.23.12 with a reception for friends and family. Next baby dedication: 8.12.12

Library Volunteers needed / help CCC library patrons find and check out books, shelve returned books and help with general library duties. Flexible time commitment. Contact Rita Little / pennsokota@msn.com to volunteer.

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Renewal - groups that target the removal of barriers that limit one’s ability to connect with God and others Men’s - classes designed specifically for men Women’s - classes designed specifically for women

Business Information General Fund giving June received june budgeted Above/(below) budget

$399,742 $350,000 $49,742

YTD 2012* YTD 2011 same period Above/(below) 2011

$2,706,153 $2,513,020 $193,133

General Fund expenses June actual June budgeted Above/(below) budget YTD thru June 2012* YTD thru June 2011 Above/(below) 2011

$485,550 $500,790 ($15,240) $2,313,860 $2,207,562 $106,298

General Fund through June 2012 Giving $2,404,738 Expenses $2,313,860 Excess/(deficit) $90,879 Great Commission Received YTD 2012* Received YTD 2011 Above/(below) 2011

$478,556 $444,257 $34,299

Double Your Impact Giving Received YTD 2012 $863,219 2012 Goal $1,850,000 *Year-to-date (YTD) information is updated weekly; monthly information is updated first week of each month. Attendance Sunday, July 15, 2012 Old Mill Campus: 2,850 Sarpy Campus: 149 Douglas County Jail Campus: 43 Online Campus: 209 Total: 3,251

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Global Missions Moves, Changes, the next thing...from Carey Schlieker

Carey Schlieker is a CCC international worker who has been studying the French language in France this past year, in preparation for full-time ministry work in the country of Mali, West Africa.

Prayer for Missions Mali / Continue to pray for Mali. Things are quiet right now but the northern part of Mali has become one of the most hostile areas in all Africa.

Thanks so much for your prayers and encouragement through this year of French study. It was a very surreal feeling - packing up my room in Albertville - the year has gone by so fast and I’m thankful for the work God has done in me, not only in the language, but in my heart as well. The school had a graduation service on June 22nd. It was fun to celebrate with the teachers, students, church friends and language helpers. My two special guests were 89-year-old language partner and my mom, who was visiting.

Ashley Baer / Pray for Ashley as she settles into American life here in Omaha after spending the past year and a half ministering to children in Peru.

I’ll be spending the next 6 weeks in 3 different camps immersed in French. The schedule goes like this: July 4 – July 27 – Anduze France – family camp and youth camp; July 29 – August 11th – Contamine, France – kids camp; August 13th – back in Albertville to do the final preparations for Mali

Brett & Shari MacLean (Mali) / Pray for us as we heal emotionally from burnout. Pray that we can learn how to avoid returning to burnout once we return to Mali.

I was able to get my Mali visa with no problems last month! As long as all stays calm in Mali, I should be able to go there as planned in mid-August. Please keep praying for Mali! Pray for peace as there is still no resolution to the political instability there. -- Carey Schieker

Painters head back to Brazil

Mike & Anneke Painter are CCC international workers with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Brazil. In June there were New Testament dedications for two languages in Brazil. Both of those were the culmination of years of work by Wycliffe translators, indigenous translators, the indigenous community, and partners from other organizations. Those language communities will now have access to Scriptures in the language that best communicates to them. In the Americas there are another approximately 28 dedications to happen in the next 2-3 years! Thank you to the many people who faithfully pray and donate so that we can continue doing our job every month. We thank the Lord that we are now receiving the monthly required support. Thank you to those who have joined our support team this year! -- Mike & Anneke Painter

The Great Commission Fund

The Great Commission Fund (GCF) is your opportunity to reach a lost world with the hope of Jesus. The GCF gives Alliance missionaries and creative access workers the freedom to answer their call to ministry without the worry of raising funds, depending instead on God to supply their needs through the giving of faithful people. Partner with the Alliance to build Christ’s church around the world with your giving to the GCF. Designate your gift weekly or a one-time gift on your offering envelope or through eGiving at cccomaha.org/give.

Guatemala / Pray for the CCC team of 9 people who are ministering at an orphanage run by CCC missionaries Norman & Vickie Sutton. Lisa (South Asia) / Pray that God would send the Lord Jesus to introduce himself to the people of this country in dreams and visions and show them that he is "the way, the truth and the life" (John 14:6) and the one they must follow. Brad & Marnie (Far East) / Pray that we would have wisdom and boldness as we share Jesus with local people. Carolyn Thorson (Gabon) / My knee replacement surgery was successful. Now pray for fast healing and as little pain as possible. Lance & Karina Grush (El Salvador) / Pray for financial provision for our family. Medical and car problems have wiped out our savings. Mike & Sue Farho (Tunisia) / Pray for wisdom for authorities as they work through many difficult issues caused by their transition from dictatorship to democracy. CCC Missionaries / Pray for God's protection on all CCC workers around the world. CCC supports over 20 families and individuals in 14 countries.

Missions Pastor

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Local Missions Multiply citywide impact Village One Mission House

Volunteers have been hard at work renovating the Village One mission house over the past six months. As HVAC, plumbing and electrical work is completed, specific skill sets are needed. Join a Saturday work crew and pitch in. To volunteer, contact Eric / 402.938.1538 / ericc@cccomaha.org.

Village One Mowing Teams

Lawn care is a practical way to serve needs and continue building relationships in Village One. Join a work crew on Saturday, 8.2. Contact ericc@cccomaha.org to learn more.

Compass Ministries

Compass is a non-profit 501(C)3 and all gifts are tax deductible. For information about Compass visit compassomaha.org. Energetic volunteers and generous financial partners enable Compass to implement ministry to at risk youth in the Village One neighborhood. To make a financial contribution, designate your gift on your weekly CCC giving envelope. Contributing to Compass is a great way to invest in the lives of kids and encourage hope in our city. To volunteer, contact Jenny Burg / jennyb@cccomaha.org.

Prayer for Local Missions Compass Ministries / Pray for more positive male role models in the lives of students. Village One / Pray for the upcoming workday and BBQ. Bridge Church / Pray for the kids who attended VBS. Release Ministry / Pray for more mentors and leaders to serve the youth. Restored Hope / Pray for the VBS on 7.24-7.28 Hope Center / Pray for summer programs and events.

Mowing for Single Moms

Bless single moms with CCC's Point of Hope this summer. Mow lawns and provide other free yard care in Benson, NW Omaha, South Omaha, North Omaha or Gretna. For more information or to volunteer, contact Eric Carpenter / ericc@ cccomaha.org.

Outreach Coordinator

Eric Carpenter / 402.938.1538 ericc@cccomaha.org

Kingdom investment Financial resources are a blessing, a result of God’s provision and a tool to be used to worship God. Followers of Christ acknowledge that material possessions belong to God and the return of money to the local church is an investment in the Kingdom.

What should I know about Kingdom investing? It is a privilege to participate in the work of the local church by contributing cheerfully, sacrificially and generously (emphasis on 2 Corinthians 8 and 9). Through prayer, seek a clear conscience

in regard to investing in the work God has given CCC to accomplish. If you are visiting or you are not yet a follower of Christ, make today’s priority to focus on the larger issue: the relationship God offers through Jesus. Contact Tim Perry if you have questions about your faith journey / timp@cccomaha.org. How do I participate? Participate during services at both campuses or set up eGiving online. You may also place checks or cash in the secure giving box on the wall near the office entrance at the Old Mill Campus.

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An offering envelope is required to obtain a receipt for cash offerings. Contribution envelopes can be obtained at the Old Mill Campus from the Office Services Window, and service venues. At the Sarpy Campus, they are located at the Information Table. Contact Doni Gregory at donig@cccomaha.org / 402.938.1512 to receive preprinted envelopes. eGiving registration is also available at cccomaha.org.

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Renewal Monday groups Restoration / First Monday of the month / 7 PM / Old Mill Campus / Support and encouragement in a safe environment for those whose loved ones struggle with their sexual identity. This group draws on Scripture and Jesus’ ability to bring healing and wholeness. Contact: Sue Beed / 402.938.1570 / sueb@cccomaha. org.

Tuesday groups Tuesday evening groups begin with worship in the Chapel / 6:30 - 7 PM. All groups below meet at the Old Mill Campus / 7-8:30 PM.

Depression and bi-polar support / Ongoing / 7 PM / For those who struggle with depression or bipolar disorder and for their family and friends - find hope, acceptance, education and support. Contact: Cindi Hendricks / 402.502.4673

Groups that target the removal of barriers that limit one’s ability to connect with God and others . See the legend on page 5 for a description of the icons.

Men of Integrity / Ongoing / 7 PM / Men of Integrity helps men address lust in a safe, grace-filled environment that promotes honesty with yourself, others and God. Contact: Mike Goett / mikeg@ cccomaha.org Omaha career networking group / Ongoing / 7 PM / Discover job hunting tips, free professional advice on how to sharpen job hunting skills, professional speakers, programs, encouragement and other resources. Web: godlyjobsearch. com. Contact: Mike Familetti / 402.321.9822 Redemption / Ongoing / 7 PM / Follow God’s chosen people along their soulshaping journey as told in Exodus.  Deal with core issues that tend to drive people (fears, anxieties, etc.). Learn to trust God who longs to set us free from the things that hold us back in life. Materials: Redemption, Mike Wilkerson. Contact: Marc Montanye / 402.216.3538 / ecomarc@cox.net

DivorceCare / resumes 9.4.12 - visit divorcecare.org for area meetings during summer / Separation and divorce can be one of the most painful and stressful experiences you’ll face. DivorceCare groups help you move toward rebuilding. For information, contact Mary Lou Rodgers / marylrodgers@yahoo.com.

Restarting / Ongoing / 7 PM / Grow emotionally and spiritually, establish a secure attachment with God, return to joy after challenges and learn to establish a foundation for healthy relationships. A twelve-week class. Materials: $20. Contact: Brian Haas / bhaas73@live.com

Freedom from eating disorders / Ongoing / 7 PM / Focus on healing from anorexia, binge eating, bulimia and overeating through the power of Christ. Participants will have about 10 minutes a day of homework outside the group. Contact: Kathleen Lacy / kathleen669@ cox.net

Survivors of Sexual Abuse / Ongoing / 7 PM / A safe place for women to share their pain and learn to trust again. SoSA works out of When Trust Is Lost by Dan Allender. Contact: Katherine Hollman / 402.312.9107 / gloryb2u@cox.net

God's Guide to LIFE - Living in Freedom Everyday / 7 PM / Helps women grieve losses associated with a mate’s sexual addiction, walk in freedom from bondage of codependency and grow in God’s love, forgiveness and truth. Contact: Jennifer Pursell / jenniferapursell@gmail.com / 402.639.5571

Women of Virtue / resumes 9.4.12 / A safe, supportive environment to explore how women, single  or married, can address  lust, sexual use and misuse, violations and poor sexual choices. Contact: Jamie / 402.680.4251 / womenofvirture@ cccomaha.org.

Wednesday groups GriefShare / Wednesdays / 6:308 PM New session begins 9.5.12 / Old Mill Campus / Designed to help you successfully travel the journey from mourning to joy. Contact: Ruthie Boettcher / 402.296.2671 / richandruthb@ windstream.net

Thursday groups Relationships 101 for Men / Ongoing / Thursdays / 7 PM / Old Mill Campus / EC 206 / Helps men build and maintain healthy, life-giving relationships. Explore issues such as boundaries, self esteem, communication and healing. Contact: Mike Goett / mikeg@cccomaha.org / 402.938.1518

Friday groups Resolve / Ongoing / Fridays / Noon / This group offers an entry point and practical next steps for men striving for sexual purity. Contact: Mike Goett / mikeg@cccomaha.org

By appointment Father heart / This ministry provides hope for men struggling with unwanted same-sex attractions. Discover and pursue God’s design and plan in a safe confidential environment. Contact: Lyle Burkle / 402.498.0404

Other Theophostic Prayer Ministry / Experience relief from emotional pain through prayer as the Spirit of God uncovers lies in core belief systems, and replaces them with God’s perspective and truth. Contact: Sue Beed / 402.938.1517 / sueb@ cccomaha.org

Love and Respect / resumes 9.18.12 (9.16.12 for Sunday groups) Learn to communicate in a manner that builds mutual understanding between genders.  For couples or singles.  Contact: Bob & Sue / sue@vandenbrinkpkg.com

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Care & Encouragement Ministries PACT: Stephen Ministry and YOU at CCC

Benevolence Ministry

Bear one another’s burdens and thereby fulfill the law of Christ (Gal 6:2).

You play an important role in Stephen Ministry, which offers Christ-centered care to people through people. Consider how you can help: Pray for the Lord to bring hope and healing to hurting people cared for through Stephen Ministry Accept care from a Stephen Minister during your time of need Consider becoming a Stephen minister to use your gifts Tell a friend neighbor, coworker, or relative who is hurting about Stephen Ministry Lorraine Street - lstreet245@gmail.com Paul Gedden - paulg@cccomaha.org

CCC Sarpy Now meeting University

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Bellevue

1000 Galvin Rd South / Bellevue / 68005 (Humanities building / Lot A) CCC Sarpy summer message schedule 7.22.2012 / Steve Walters / Live 7.29.2012 / Elvin Torres / Live 8.5.2012 / Gavin Johnson / Live Worship service and Kids Connect BirthPreschool will be offered each Sunday at 10:45AM through 8.12. Students and elementary kids are encouraged to attend worship with their parents. Promotion Sunday, 8.19 / Kids Connect classes for all ages will be held at 9 AM. Birth-Preschool will be offered at 10:45 AM.

Stormchasers Faith & Family Night

Join CCC Sarpy for some baseball & family fun. Saturday, 8.25 / 6:30 PM / tickets are $8 each / sign up and reserve your tickets at the Connect table today.

The Benevolence Team assists with immediate and emergency needs, distributing designated benevolence funds and donated supplies as an expression of God’s love. By supporting the food pantry, oil changes for single moms and more, the team provides spiritual support and next steps for positive life change. Food pantry staples and Oil Change volunteers are always welcome. To learn more contact donig@cccomaha.org. To support the pantry, use this list: Paper towels - single rolls Dish soap Deodorant Canned soup -10.75 oz. Toilet tissue - 4-packs

Laundry soap - 50-100 oz Toothpaste Paper grocery bags Facial tissue Shampoo

Sarpy campus pastor

Elvin Torres / 402.938.1511 / elvint@cccomaha.org

Sarpy Campus office

3604 Twin Creek Drive, Suite 109 / Bellevue

Student Ministry Leaders needed

Join the Student Ministry team in Fall 2012 and help students grow in their faith and become disciples of Jesus for Kingdom impact. Contact Beccy Thomspon / beccy5402@yahoo.com

Women’s Ministry

Becky Torres / elvinbecky@yahoo.com

Men’s Ministry

Elvin Torres / elvint@cccomaha.org

Serve at the Sarpy Campus

There are many opportunities to serve the CCC Sarpy family. Consider one of the following: The Hospitality team has immediate openings. Contact Bob & Janice Cummings / jan1716@aol.com / 402.339.4594. Greeters are needed for the welcome team. Serve one or both services one Sunday a month. Contact Jean and Dick Carpenter / 402.592.5788.

CCC Sarpy Student Ministries / 6-12th Due to the move, Sarpy Student Ministry is now on summer break. There will be no Sunday morning Worship until the fall kickoff on August 19. Watch this section for details about fun summer activities! MS Summer Finale / tonight / 3 - 6:30 PM / meet at the Student Center (Old Mill) HS Adventure Bay Trip / 7.27 - 7.29.12 / $90 registration due today / meet at 3 PM at the Student Center (Old Mill) Parent Meeting / 8.5.12 To be added to the parent email list, contact Klint Bitter / klintb@cccomaha.org for MS and Elizabeth Bartz / elizabethb@cccomaha. org for HS.

Journey Groups

Journey groups are smaller groups of people learning and encouraging one another in faith, family and fellowship; they meet at different times during the week in area homes. Watch for signups for Fall groups.

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Double your impact / DYI From CCC’s beginning in 1921 to the overwhelming response in 2010 to God’s prompting for exponential impact, it’s all about people. CCC is on a spiritual journey and committed to funding this three year vision. Learn how you can add your voice to double your impact. Pick up a campaign packet today. Magnify global impact in Mali The exponential impact of training initiatives for pastors in Mali has incredible implications for global transformation. Faithful commitments to the DYI campaign have enabled Bethel Bible School to improve their facilities and increase enrollment from 22 to 50 in 2012. Students typically arrive at Bethel with their young family and little else, struggling to provide even modest necessities. The lack of simple school supplies, clothing for their young children and tools to tend their garden or support their trade work threatens their education. CCC is sending a sea container of medical supplies to Mali with room to include many of these necessities. Review the list below and consider how your participation will assist in training a pastor. Every family is invited to fill a shoebox with these Education Essentials Pens / Pencils Stapler & staples Ruler Binders Scissors Tape dispenser & tape Rubber bands Paper clips Markers Crayons Greatest need / lined paper, composition books and notebooks

Consider providing one or more of these Family Living Essentials Children's (new) clothing & underwear Bed sheets Soap Plastic buckets Towels & wash clothes Yarn & knitting needles Crochet hooks Other Items Tables & chairs (Steel only) Small desks for family homes Small book shelves Contact craigw@cccomaha.org for details.

Check your garage or work area for these Trade/Tool Essentials Metric tools Tool kits Plumbing tools Electrician tools Auto repair tools Woodworking tools Duct tape Metric measuring tape Return all items to the ministry booth in the atrium at Old Mill through July. Contact Craig Walter / craigw@ cccomaha.org with questions.

Deaf fellowship

Deaf women’s Bible study / No Bible study during the summer / will resume in the fall / watch for details

Interpreted Service / 10:45 AM Worship Center / Old Mill Campus Seating is up front and to the right of the center aisle.

ASL sign language class / Old Mill Campus / classes will resume Sunday, 9.9.12 / Contact Jan Ohlsson / janohls@ cox.net

Do you need an interpreter? / Contact Nicole Emery / nemery90@yahoo.com for a CCC event or appointment.

Deaf Sunday school / 9 AM Adults / FLC 234 Children / FLC 235 Deaf men’s Bible study / Wednesdays / 6:30 - 8 PM / EC195 / various locations / Contact Milton Cabrera / strongfaithm@ gmail.com

Community events / Deaf Fellowship meets every third Sunday / 12:30 PM / Westroads Mall Food Court

Prayer Prayer room / WC 118 / Old Mill Campus located just outside the Worship Center

Spiritual vitality of CCC / Fridays / 7 AM Worship Center / Old Mill Campus.

CCC and Missions / Wednesdays / 6:30 PM / WC 118 / Old Mill Campus

Old Mill Campus prayer / Sundays / 8 AM / WC 118 / Old Mill Campus /

Women’s prayer / Monday mornings EC 178 / Old Mill Campus / For information and weekly times, contact Lottie Krogh / 402.345.4556.

Prayer Shawl Ministry / 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month / 1 PM / EC 178 / Old Mill Campus. For information, contact Beth Siemens / 402.339.4631.

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Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘People do not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” - Matthew 4:4 (TNIV)

The benefit: A year of dynamic growth

In 2012, CCC is experiencing God’s big story together. The Daily Bible in Chronological Order and Reader’s Guides are available today at the Resource Booth at Old Mill. Sunday messages will align with weekly readings. A companion reading guide for journaling and study tips will stretch minds as God’s word is applied. Daily audio & video accelerators will add depth and insight. People meeting in community will engage in discussion with the narrative. Throughout 2012 electives, classes and web tools will enhance the challenge. Accept the challenge in 2012 to know God better and love Him more as the depth of His love and character are revealed. What if I’ve fallen behind on my readings? What if I’m new to Project 4:4? If you begin late, jump in with the current week’s reading plan. If you miss a week, just keep going. Pick up where you can, and go back and read what you missed if you have time.

and a sensible system to read the Bible in chronological order.

The challenge: Read the Bible cover-to-cover in one year.

Participation Pyramid

Check out the participation pyramid Illustration –at the base everyone participates with more options available for a deeper commitment and accelerated growth. Sunday services: Sunday morning celebration services will introduce weekly themes and readings

Ministry Connection: Electives and classes throughout the year for incentive and motivation

Daily readings & Reader’s Guide: A daily reading plan from the Daily Bible in Chronological Order and a companion guide with study tips and space for journaling

Studying in Community: Curriculum will provide discussion themes for deeper engagement

Tough Questions

Tough Questions: Dive deep and investigate the online videos for insight into challenging questions from Scripture

Some Daily Accelerators

Daily Accelerators: Watch, listen or read Pastor Mark’s daily insights

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Ministry Connection

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Daily readings & Reader’s Guide Celebrate at Sunday Services

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DYI at work

Faithful commitments to the DYI campaign are hard at work. Second story Kids Connect renovations are 60% complete. First floor Kids Connect and chapel renovations are underway. Thanks for being flexible with parking and traffic flow adjustments!

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