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the Messenger COLLEGE HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH

Volume 1, Issue 1

February 1, 2011

Lottie Moon Offering Update Mark Your February Calendar:

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$4822. 25 give n to da te

5TH— WORK DAY

6TH— NO SUNDAY EVENING HOME GROUPS

13TH—DEACON’S MTG.

20TH—CLT MTG.

27TH—LORD’S SUPPER CHURCH LUNCH

Inside this issue:

Our Goal: $12000.00

REPLENISH 2011

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RENEW THE FIRE

2

SUNDAY EVENING

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FROM THE PASTOR

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AWANA NEWS

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WORK DAY

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MINISTRIES

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What is the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering? Southern Baptist churches collect the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for the sole purpose of supporting international missions. Every penny of the offering goes to the International Mission Board’s overseas budget, thus supporting our missionaries and their work.

The goal for the 2010 offering is $175 million. Our church’s goal (as set by our Mission Ministries Team) is $12000.00. The 2010 theme, “Are we there yet?” reflects the fact that for the first time in history, we can identify the people groups that remain

untouched by the Gospel. We can get there in our generation! But that last part of the journey may be the hardest. It will take all of us—our churches, our missionaries, our national partners, our Great Commission partners—to achieve that goal.


the Messenger Women’s Ministry

February 18-19 at the Abilene Hilton. FMI: Cami Mariano @ 374-6647.

Pray & Play Group 1st Monday of each month. Meets at the home of Gayle Bryan. 3541 Grandview. FMI: call 212-4931 Ladies Prayer, Share and Bible Study on Wisdom Wednesdays from 6—7:30PM in the former B&PW Class Cost: Commitment to pray FMI: Call Pam Luce @ 944-4626

Renew the Fire in Your Marriage

RENEW THE

During the month of February

Topics will include:

in Fred Rike’s Classroom (Fellowship Hall)

Communication

Prayer and Bible Study as a Couple

Love and Romance

Keys to Successful Relationships

during the Sunday School hour (9:30AM)

FIRE

Sunday Evening at College Hills Our Spring Semester Sunday Evening Home Groups meet each Sunday at 6PM. We are studying “The Shadow”. Check the foyer information table for a list of Host Homes. A nursery is available for children BirthPreschool for those attending the Evening Home Groups. The church nursery is open from 5:30-8PM on Sunday evenings. Page 2

Our Children’s Choir meets each Sunday evening from 67:30PM. We welcome all children grades K-5th grade. Currently we are working on our Spring musical (presented May 1st), “Happily Forever After”. FMI: contact Stacy Stephenson @942-9537


Volume 1, Issue 1 Pray and Dream with us ated their building process. Two years ago, we formed an ad hoc committee to do some research and make recommendations to the church. The ad hoc committee has scheduled a lunch meeting on Sunday, February 27 immediately after the morning service to discuss our future. We need everyone to be there.

Would you make this a matter of daily prayer? We need to ask for God’s wisdom and his guidance. We are excited to see what God has in store for us. Our location does not change the heart that God has given us “to make disciples, who make disciples, who make disciples…” Lakan

6-7:30PM profile new employees or top customers or vendors. Preschool-5th Grade

This story can fit 100-150 Clubs meet Wednesdays If the newsletter is distributed words. internally, you might comment upon new procedures or imThe subject matter that approvements to the business. pears in newsletters is virtuFebruary: Sales figures or earnings will ally endless. You can include show how your business is stories that focus on current growing. technologies or innovations in your field. You may also want to note business or economic trends, or make predictions for your customers or clients.

INFORMATION ABOUT AWANAS AND OTHER PLEASE CONTACT PHILIP CROSS AT THE

02-02—Super Bible Book Bowl Some newsletters include a 02-09—Valentine column that is updated every Cookie Night 02-16—Club Night issue, for instance, an advice column, a book review, 02-23—Rodeoa Night

CHURCH OFFICE 949-5788 OR 2777980 .

letter from the president, or an editorial. You can also

7:00AM—Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall 8-Noon—Work Day

FOR MORE

CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES

Saturday, February 5th….

re am a nd D Pra y

Angelo State University’s plan to buy our church opens the door for us as a church to think, pray and plan for the future. We have known that our property is part of ASU’s centennial plan. From time to time over the years, ASU representatives would come and visit with us about buying our property. Since Dr. Rollo became president of the university, they have acceler-

work needs include repairs in the auditorium, wall repair, plumbing, painting, and cleaning. FMI: Contact Ryan Connel @227-1778/9495788 Page 3


COLLEGE HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH

Men’s Small Groups Coming Soon to CHBC 03-05 Men’s Breakfast 03-13 Deacon’s Meeting 03-15 No Precept Spring Break 03-16 No Evening Activities Spring Break

Women’s Small Groups For more information on Men’s and Women’s Small Groups, please check the website, the foyer information table or call the church office.

03-20 Senior Adult Lunch Sunday School Mtg 03-25 Youth D-Now 03-27 Lord’s Supper Mission Conference

04-03 Serve San Angelo Alley Clean Up 04-10 M-Fuge Baked Potato Lunch Fundraiser Deacon’s Meeting 04-17 Focus on the Cross CLT Meeting 04-22 Church Office Closed 04-24 Resurrection Sunday Lord’s Supper No Evening Activities

Look us up on

We’re on the web: www.collegehillsbc.org

FMI on Student Ministries, contact Ryan Connel

04-02 Neighborhood Walk

Precept Class: Isaiah Part 1 Tuesdays 9-11AM in the Fellowship Hall For More Info: Contact Candy Blackwood

DEACONS OF THE WEEK

(These men are responsible for hospital visitation the month of February and are available to anyone who has needs.) Feb. 06 Fred Rike………227-4208 Feb. 13 Rex Stephenson………….942-9537 Feb. 20 Jerry Walls……...944-1876 Feb. 27 Charles Harrison…………653-4386

Extended Session Workers for February

We appreciate all our extended session workers! Babies : Nursery Workers 2’s&3’s: 4’s&5’s: 02-06: Kira Connel/Tara Weber Beth Harrison/Avery Brown 02-13: Becca Woods/Presley Fisher Rex Stephenson/Brittany Guevara 02-20: Amber Minor/Jacob Reid Candy Worley/Jordan Fisher NOTE: Extended Session Workers should be in their places by 10:25AM each Sunday. If you are unable to fulfill your obligation, please immediately contact Cathy Blair @405-496-5769. Thanks for your cooperation. YOUR CHURCH STAFF Lakan Mariano.……………..Senior Pastor Philip Cross.Family & Education Pastor Ryan Connel……….…..Pastor to Students Micah Mariano……….Worship Pastor Cynthia Hickey…..……..Ministry Assistant CHURCH OFFICE HOURS Monday—Thursday: 8:30 AM—Noon/ 1:00 PM—4:00 PM Friday: 9:00AM—Noon/ 1:00PM—4:00PM


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