find and follow Christ.
FRONT AND CENTER
Thank you for choosing a seat to the front & center of the Auditorium when we come together to worship as a community. This helps your mind & heart remain engaged as others discreetly find open seating in the back once the experience has begun.
Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, we are excited to walk together with you. If you’re new, we’d like to give you a free gift, (no strings attached), just stop by a host station.
Sunday • Feb 9 Interested in professing your faith in Christ through baptism? Take the next step on your spiritual journey & join us as we celebrate new lives in Christ! Information & registration at ChristJourney.org/Baptism.
Friday • Feb 21 • 7p Men, save the date and join us for our Spring Basecamp Dinner. We will be looking at the subject of sex in our culture and how a man of God should respond. Information & registration at ChristJourney.org/Basecamp.
March 14 • 7:30p American Airlines Arena HEAT your Heart with MarriedYou LIVE! MYL will be headed to the American Airlines Arena for a Miami Heat game – complete with a special early entry for pre-game warmup and swag! Get your tickets today as they are limited. Information & registration at marriedyoulive.com.
THE LEGACY JOURNEY
Wednesday • Feb 5 • 7-9p This exciting new class will address questions like, what does the Bible say about money & wealth? How much money makes you wealthy? Learn to live & leave a legacy – one that will bless your family & community. FPU completion is a pre-requisite. Register at ChristJourney.org/Events.
NEW APP FOR PARENTS & KIDS
The Parent Cue App offers resources for those every day moments that happen away from home. Its content lines up with the curriculum used in Discovery Land, Highway & FamJamz. This App allows parents to continue the conversation all week long. More info on our Family Blog at ChristJourney.org/ Families.
1st Sunday of the month • 10:45a, 12:15p & 5p • Theater FamJamz Live is where kids (K-5th grade) & parents learn together about character & faith. It’s a fast-paced multimedia, family-centered production that families experience together! Parents, we hope you make it a priority to attend as we look to partner with you in the spiritual formation of your child. Learn more at FamJamz.com.
NEW CHRISTIAN’S CLASS (K-5TH GRADE)
Sunday • Feb 9 • 12:30p • Room 217 Elementary parents, if your K-5th grader has crossed the line of faith & has shown an interest in baptism, register them to attend our New Christian’s Class. Registration & info at AddisT@ ChristJourney.org. RSVP deadline is Feb. 5.
Great Expectations helps expectant moms and dads, whether through birth or adoption, prepare for a new addition to their family and connect to other Christ Journey families. We’d love to partner with you on this amazing part of your journey. Contact AmieP@ ChristJourney.org.
Los servicios de adoración son interpretados al español todos los domingos a las 9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm y 6:00pm; y en portugués los domingos a las 11:00am. Los radios están disponibles en el lobby. Y si usted está interesado en ser parte del equipo de interpretación, escriba a Worship@ChristJourney.org.
SERVE MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES
Christ Journey makes it a top priority to ensure a safe environment for our kids to learn about God & build strong friendships with others... and we need your help to make these happen! If you have a love for children & families, & a desire to serve, join Family Ministry as we work together to make the whole family’s church experience fun, meaningful & personal. There are many opportunities. Information at ChristJourney.org/Serve.
TRADUÇÃO DOS CULTOS PARA ESPANHOL E PORTUGUÊS
Os cultos são traduzidos simultaneamente para o espanhol aos domingos às 9h30min, 11 horas, 12h30min, e 18:00 horas. A tradução para o português é oferecida aos domingos às 11 horas. Obtenha o radio na entrada principal da igreja. Se você tem interesse em voluntariar como
We strongly believe in the power of the arts & their relevance as a communication tool in today’s society. As artists who follow Christ, we are called to use artistry to accurately & effectively represent truth. If you are an artist, contact Worship@ChristJourney.org.
tradutor, por favor mandenos um email para Worship@ChristJourney.org.
We have Starbucks coffee available at two locations in the lobby. Plus, log onto our WIFI (no password) & connect to YouVersion LIVE.
Download the YouVersion App on any smartphone to access message notes & scripture during worship. Bible.com/App.
A “Living Room,” for babies-pre K children & their families is available next to the theater. There you can view worship & learn more about programs we have for your child.
Wednesdays • 7-8:30p Christ Journey is expanding & now is the time to get connected! Choir positions are open & soloist/team/worship leader positions are available through interview & audition. We’re also looking for experienced vocal coaches & rehearsal directors. Contact Worship@ChristJourney. org for more info.
I’M ALL EARS
Calling all audio engineers! If you have experience mixing audio in a studio or live setting, or you simply have a good ear for music, we would love to meet you! Opportunities available at all Christ Journey campuses -- physical & online. Contact Worship@ChristJourney.org.
You know who you are. If you have an interest in media or lighting production, or if you simply love to figure out the latest technology, we need to meet you! Experience is a plus, but not required. We will teach you everything you need to know. Contact Worship@ChristJourney.org.
WHAT’S IN YOUR HAND?
Is it a hammer, a drill, a saw, a paintbrush? Or do you just enjoy what happens when your hands get to work? Sounds like you need to be on the stage design team! Contact Worship@ChristJourney.org.
Interested in playing your instrument in one of our weekly experiences? Contact Worship@ChristJourney. org today!
The Naked Truth (cut this out and use it to invite a friend)
TRADUCCIÓN DEL MENSAJE
What did Jesus teach about human sexuality? How did he treat people who were confused or conflicted, even compromised by it? Our culture is the most sexualized it has ever been, but we’re certainly not at peace in love. Perhaps it’s time to revisit The Naked Truth as seen through the eyes and heart of Jesus. Oneness (Matthew 19:1-12) Brokenness (Matthew 5:27-32) Rescue (John 8:1-11) Redemption (John 4:1-42)
If you’d like to listen to today’s message again or share it with someone... Online: ChristJourney.tv Podcast: ChristJourney.org/Watch Available on CD: purchase at the Host Station. Complete teaching series are also available on CD.
Our food pantry is open Mondays 9a-Noon for our community. We are also an “Access” site to facilitate applications to critical programs that may need help beyond food. More info at Missions@ChristJourney.org.
Currently, there are open positions at Christ Journey Church. More info at ChristJourney.org/Jobs.
Send us your prayer requests at ChristJourney.org/Prayer and our prayer team will pray for you.
budget through Dec 2013
YTD REQUIRED: $1,289,760 YTD RECEIVED: $1,304,663
You can give in church, from your phone or online at ChristJourney.org/Give Download the Secure Give App to give from your smart phone. Download “Secure Give” from your phone’s App Store, select Christ Journey Church and set it as your home organization, then select Make a Donation and follow the prompts.
This month, we are entering into a series titled, The Naked Truth. We’ve made a few resources available online that you might find helpful as we navigate together through this series. Check them out at
CHRISTJOURNEY.ORG/THENAKEDTRUTH Also, Parents, please consider joining us for two sessions of candid and open discussion on the sex-saturated world our kids are growing up in, and how to have open and honest conversations about sexuality through the lens of “God’s Sex Message” to us. The sessions will take place on:
Feb 16 for parents of preschool & elementary children Feb 23 for parents of middle & high school students
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Worship Times & Location
Sundays at 9:30a, 11a, 12:30p & 6p Traducción al Español en todos los servicios. **Tradução para o Português
Children: we have several opportunities for your children to enjoy on Sundays. Discovery Land (birth-Pre-K): 9:30a, 11a, 12:30p & 6p Highway (k-5th grade): 9:30a, 11a, 12:30p & 6p Shift (Middle School): 9:30a, 11a & 4:30p FamJamz (K-5th grade & their parents): 10:45a, 12:15p & 5p on the first Sunday of the month
Time: 4:30-6p. Location TBA. More details will be provided by ministry areas, so be on the lookout.
BEAUTIFUL! Join us on our first 2014 City Serve.
Saturday, March 1 9AM-1PM.
Give back to our city by cleaning up and beautifying four parks around Miami. This is a great family day! For more information contact us at Missions@ChristJourney.org.
624 Anastasia Ave. | Coral Gables, FL 33134 | 305-448-4425 Parking: Our main parking lot is available for first time guests, preschool parents, senior adults & handicapped. Additional parking is available at the Youth Center (east of Segovia) & at the Riviera Lot (east of the Youth Center). A shuttle is available for all additional parking.
The ancient history of February’s a strange mashup of cultural world views. The name comes from the Latin Februa (strips of goat skin) used in a Roman festival of pagan purification held on the 15th. Cupid, the god of desire whose job it is to shoot people through the heart with an arrow, is son of fertility gods, Venus (goddess of sexual love and beauty) and Mars (god of war). Sort of makes sense.
Liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter and Instagram gives you access to information and resources you may not find anywhere else. Plus it’s a great way to invite friends to Christ Journey events.
How’d Valentine wind up with a day? One story says around 270 A.D Claudius II, trying to bolster his army, forbade young men to marry. Valentine, a Christian priest, flouted the ban, performing secret weddings. He was beheaded on February 14, leaving a farewell note to the jailer’s daughter and signing it , “From Your Valentine”.
Mix in a day honoring Presidents and remake the Celtic time of weather prediction into Groundhog Day, and you’re thoroughly mashed.
All that to say the culture wars raging today around sex, marriage, paganism, Christianity, politics and desire make this a good time for our new series “The Naked Truth”. Please pray for me as I prepare to help us consider Jesus’ teaching about human sexuality.
I Like Girls: Honor The New Guy Code, is a book recently published by our very own, Che Scott, Groups Director. You’re invited to his book signing at Books & Books on February 5 at 6:30p. Hope you can join us!
AT CHRIST JOURNEY: • • • • • •
Associate Director of Guest Services (CG) Executive Assistant (CG) Associate Director of Highway (CG) Elementary Director (CW) Director of FamJamz (CG) Associate Director of Babies and Ones (CG)
More information at ChristJourney.org/Jobs CG=Coral Gables Campus; CW=Country Walk Campus