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Be a Part of the National Movement This Fall! On September 16, 2012, thousands of churches across America will reach out to their unchurched neighbors and invite them to rediscover church. Won't you join them? Back To Church Sunday is a campaign specifically designed to help churches reach out and invite everyone in America back to church. The campaign encourages church attendance by inspiring and empowering church members to personally invite neighbors, friends and loved ones to a special Sunday service.

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Last year over 7600 churches participated in the third year of this growing national movement and on average they saw a 25% increase in their attendance on that day! This year we are expecting 10,000 churches to band together and bring spiritual renewal to their communities through Back to Church Sunday! Join this movement in your community!

“Back to Church Sunday is based on the simple principle that most people will come to church if invited by a friend and yet only 2% of church members invite unchurched friends to church.” -Lifeway Research

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Monday We Belong DAILY DEVOTIONALS Read Acts 2:42–47. The church was created by God to be a family where We Belong Monday we could grow and experience His love and blessing. An

SMALL-GROUP OR INDIVIDUAL STUDY QUESTIONS Read the following Scripture passages, then answer the study questions. Discuss with others if this guide is being used in a group or with friends. Pray that God would use this time to help you better understand your part in His church.

Welcome to Back to Church Sunday! Whether you’re a regular attender or you accepted an invitation from someone to attend the service, we’re happy you’re here. We hope throughout this service you’ll experience God’s amazing grace and His remarkable love for you.

Read 1 Peter 2:4–10. Jesus is called the living Stone in verse 4. What do you think this means? What characteristics come to mind when you think of a rock or stone?

For some of you this may be a new experience. It may be your first time attending, or you may have been involved in a church but you had to stop attending for one reason or another. Still others of you may already be involved in a church somewhere else and are coming just for this special service. No matter what the reason for your attendance, we welcome you to our church community! We look forward to getting to know you better. We are here for you and your family, and we’re committed to equipping and supporting you in your spiritual life.

We, too, are called living stones in verse 5. Do the characteristics of rocks and stones you thought of always describe you? If not, how are you unlike a rock or stone sometimes?

This Back to Church Next Step Bulletin Guide includes a sermon-notes page, small group or individual study questions, six daily devotionals, and a tear-off Connection Card that will help you connect to our church and take the next step in your spiritual growth.

Despite our weaknesses, what does verse 5 say God is doing with us as stones when we come to Him? How do your spiritual sacrifices become acceptable to God, according to this verse?

We will share with you an encouraging message from the Bible. In fact, we hope that after you hear today’s message, you’ll walk away inspired and with a new appreciation for the importance of a church community and how it can impact your life for good. So let’s get started …

irresistible force to His 2:42–47. work in the Readon Acts The church created by God to be a family where wecarry world, thewas church has five purposes and priorities: • Authentic could grow and experience His love andyou blessing. An irresistible force to carry Community—where can experience relationships the way theyinwere meantthe to be. on His work the world, church has five purposes and priorities: • Worship—where you not only • Authentic Community—where you experience can experience the way God’srelationships love and goodness but wholeheartedly theylearn wereto meant to be. give love back to Him. • Growth—where • Worship—where youyou notcan only experience God’s goodness but become the best youlove that and you can be! It is a comthat values and learnmunity to wholeheartedly giveprioritizes love backpersonal to Him. growth. • Stewardship—where • Growth—where you can become best you that you can It is a comyou usethe your gifts and talents andbe! invest in positive priorities—the that really munity that values things and prioritizes personal growth. matter for eternity. • Outreach—where you people • Stewardship—where use your talents invest in positive hear gifts the and Good Newsand and are adopted into God’s family; where priorities—the things thatwe really for eternity. learnmatter how much we are loved and share that love with others. • Outreach—where people hear the Good News and are adopted into The church God’s family; where learnyou howgo—it muchiswe are loved and share that love is not just we a place a family you belong to! with others. List some of the benefits you from The church is not just a place you go—itreceive is a family you your belonglocal to! church and ways that you can be more of a blessing to it. List some of the benefits you receive from your local church and ways that you can be more of a blessing to it.

What does verse 10 say about your past? What does it say about your present? How is that possible?

Read 1 Corinthians 12:12–31. What does verse 13 say Christians have in common?

Who created the body of Christ, according to verses 13–24?

Tuesday We Are Devoted to Each Other Read Romans 12:10. A sports team, a gym, a book club, a Facebook group … Tuesday Are Devoted to Each Other You are likelyWe a member of numerous groups. You

What does verse 25 say God wants for Jesus’ body and the individual parts of it?

How do the various parts of the body work together? What does that say about the church? What happens to a wall if a stone in the middle is pulled out? What does this say about your importance to God and your participation in church? What feelings or insecurities may cause you to think you cannot be part of the body of Christ? What do verses 16–17 say to bring you some assurance? Read verses 9–10 again. List the various names used to describe Christians in verse 9. How do they make you feel? What does verse 9 say is part of your purpose in life?

In what ways are you a part of the body of Christ? What are your skills and gifts?

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probably even have a card or two validating Read Romans 12:10. A sports team, atogym, a book club, a Facebook group … your membership a particular retail store or restaurant; with these you are You are likely a member numerous groups. probably even have a card afforded of special discounts andYou opportunities. The church is also community or atwo validatingwhere your membership to amember, particularbut retail store or restaurant; with you are a valued one of the significant aspects that you setsare theafforded these special discounts opportunities. The church is also church apart from all otherand groups is this: In a church, people devoted to where each other a community you are a valued but one of the significant aspectsare in love, andmember, this devotion creates an authenticity where yousets canthe thrive. that church apart from all other groups is this: In a church, people are devoted to each other in love, and this devotion creates an authenticity where The New Testament sheds light on how we devote ourselves to each other. you canwe thrive. First, are honest, confessing our sins to each other and then praying for each other (James sheds The New Testament light on how we devote ourselves to each other. 5:16). Second, we hold each other accountable (Colossianswe 3:16). Third, weconfessing First, are honest, sins to 10:25) each other and then praying for encourageour (Hebrews and help each other do life together: each other“Carry (James 5:16). Second, we (Galatians hold each other accountable (Coloseach other’s burdens” 6:2). And most of all, we love each other the way sians 3:16). Third, weChrist encourage (Hebrews 10:25) and help each other do life loves us (John 13:34–35). together: “Carry each other’s burdens” (Galatians 6:2). And most of all, we love Pray about becoming a devoted of a church small group. each other the way Christ loves us (Johnmember 13:34–35). If you already are, ask yourself what you can do to show the love of Jesus to those Pray about becoming devoted member of a church small group. in youragroup. If you already are, ask yourself what you can do to show the love of Jesus to those in your group.

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Wednesday We Worship Wednesday We Worship Read John 4:23–24. God deserves

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our worship, and as a church we have Readopportunity John 4:23–24. God deserves our worship, and as a church we have the the to worship Him together just like the early Christians “Every opportunity worship Him together just like the early Christians did: did: “Every day theytocontinued to meet together in the temple courts. broke bread day in they continued to meet together in the temple courts. TheyThey broke bread their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God”God” (Acts 2:46–47). (Acts 2:46–47). We glorify God through worshipping together on a regular basis, singing We Him, glorifyand God through on a regular basis, singing to to exalting Hisworshipping name duringtogether services (Psalm 34:3). We also glorify Him,through and exalting Histogether name during (Psalm 34:3). We also glorify GodGod praying (Acts services 4:24). Lastly, we glorify God by investing through together (Acts 4:24). Lastly, we glorify God by investing our our time praying and using our skills to honor Him. Paul urged the early Christians to offer timetheir andbodies using our skills sacrifices to honor Him. urged the early Christians to offer as living as a Paul true and proper form of worship (Romans their12:1). bodies astoo, livingrecognizing sacrifices as true and proper form of worship (Romans We, Hisa great mercy and love for us, are motivated 12:1). We, too, His great mercy and love for us, are motivated to to worship Himrecognizing with our lives. worship Him with our lives. Memorize Psalm 86:12 and commit to regularly worshipping God. Memorize Psalm 86:12 and commit to regularly worshipping God.

Thursday We Grow We Grow Thursday Read 2 Peter 3:18. The groups you’re a part

of likely promote personal growth Read 2 Peter 3:18. The groups you’re a part of likely promote personal growth of some sort. A sports team practices on a regular basis to hone athletic skills, of asome sports to team practices on a regular basis to hone athletic skills, booksort. clubA meets understand a text better, and moms gather to discuss a book meets to understand a text better, and moms gather to discuss raisingclub children more effectively. Similarly, the early church “devoted themselves raising more effectively. Similarly, to thechildren apostles’ teaching” (Acts 2:42). the early church “devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching” (Acts 2:42). Church is a place where you can grow spiritually with the help of others— Church is a place can grow spiritually with the help of others— no matter where where you’reyou at in your spiritual journey. Through small groups, noBible matter whereand you’re in your spiritual journey. Through small groups, studies, otheratministries, you have the opportunity learnmore more Bible studies, you have the opportunity totolearn about God’s and Wordother and ministries, how to apply it to your own life circumstances and about God’s Word and how to apply it to your own life circumstances and relationships.

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relationships. In Ephesians 4:12–13, Paul addresses the early Christians, stating that Christ Inuses Ephesians Paul addresses the early Christians, stating that Christ pastors4:12–13, and other leaders “to equip his people for works service,soso uses other leaders equip his people for works ofofservice, that pastors the bodyand of Christ may be“to built up until we all reach unity in faith andinin that body of of Christ mayofbeGod built up until we all reach unity in faith and the the knowledge the Son and become mature, attaining the whole the knowledge the Son God and become mature, attaining totothe whole measure of theoffullness of of Christ.” measure of the fullness of Christ.” Pray that the Lord helps you grow in your faith. Devote yourself, like the Pray that did, the Lord helpstimes you grow in your faith. Devote yourself, like the apostles to regular of Bible study and prayer. apostles did, to regular times of Bible study and prayer.

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tells us, “Do Things of this world will not last. Jesus 6:24–34. Matthew ReadRead Matthew 6:24–34. Things of this world But will not last. tells us, “Do for yourselves upJesus store treasures on earth. … up forupyourselves not store not store for yourselves treasures on earth. … But store up for be will yourselves where your treasure is, there your heart … For in heaven. treasures treasures in heaven. … For where your treasure is, there your heart will be 6:19–21). (Matthew also”also” (Matthew 6:19–21). last—namely, seeks to focus on the things that will a church end,end, To that To that a church seeks to focus on the things that will last—namely, of how we book of Acts provides a great example in the church The The people! people! church in the book of Acts provides a great example of how we in common. were together and had everything “All the do this: can can do this: “All believers the believers were togetheranyone and had everything in common. (Acts need” had who possessions to give to and and property soldsold TheyThey property possessions to give to anyone whopeople had need” in were(Acts about their resources so that when smart werewere TheyThey 2:44–45). 2:44–45). smart about their resources so that when people were in help. provide could they need, need, they could provide help. for God through the on how we can make a difference let us Likewise, Likewise, letfocus us focus on how we can make a want difference for God through and the our schedules talents, and finances. We time, of our investment investment of our time, talents, and finances. We want our schedules and to people, not things. a commitment to reveal budget budget to reveal a commitment to people, not things. Pray that the Lord helps budget. and schedule own your Consider Consider your own schedule and budget. Pray that the Lord helps treasures. important thethe prioritize youyou prioritize important treasures.

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Inviting others 1:43–49. John Read Read John 1:43–49. Inviting others into this authentic community called not something of Back to Church Sunday! But it’s foundation is the church church is the foundation of Back to Church Sunday!usBut notHis something Good share to it’s only for one day. God mandates done bebe should that that should done only for one day. God mandates us to share Good all naofHis disciples a continuous basis: “Go and make onon others with News News with others a continuous basis: “Go and makeSon disciples all naHoly and ofofthe in the name of the Father and of the them baptizing tions, tions, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy 28:19). (Matthew Spirit” Spirit” (Matthew 28:19). to each other, community strive to remain devoted a church ofof If members If members a church community strive to remain devotedHe’s to each grow done,other, thanksgiving for who God is and what and praise in in worship worship praise and thanksgiving for who God is and what He’s done, grow begins church things, relationships over material spiritually, spiritually,and andemphasize emphasize relationships over material things, you’d churchlike begins your bear His image! Isn’t that a community totolook looklike likeChrist—to Christ—to bear His image! Isn’t that a community you’d like your be a part of with you? to family and friends friends and family to be a part of with you? unless you walk know about God’s love and His church Your Yourneighbors neighborswon’t won’t know about God’s love andcan His they church unless you walk in the believe the street and tell them. “How next nextdoor doorororacross across the street and tell them. “How can they believe in the are the feet of not heard?” asks Paul. “‘How beautiful one oneofofwhom whomthey theyhave have not heard?” asks Paul. “‘How beautiful are the feet of news’” (Romans 10:14–15). those thosewho whobring bringgood good news’” (Romans 10:14–15). Pray for that a friend to church next Sunday. Commit Committo toinviting inviting a friend to church next Sunday. Pray for that this week. friend friendthroughout throughout this week.

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The Perfect Way to Connect and Engage with Your Back to Church Sunday Visitors! Thirty Days That Will Transform Your Church! For many, church is only a place to go to on Sundays or holidays. What if it could be much more? The 30-Day Church Challenge is a five-week campaign based on the foundational Scriptures in the book of Acts and is specifically designed to help every attender understand and engage in the five purposes of the Church. For thirty days they will discover how your church can help them reach their God-given potential and how together you can become a church that transforms your community and the world! Featuring inspirational sermons, weekly challenges, video-based lessons, and the 30-Day Church Challenge book, this powerful campaign will challenge your church attenders to:

Devote themselves to authentic community

Develop a worship lifestyle

Commit to spiritual growth

(Acts 2:44)

(Acts 2:46-47)

(Acts 2:42)

Embrace stewardship Engage in sharing God’s love and a generous lifestyle and the Gospel with others

(Acts 2:44-45; Acts 4;32-35)

(Acts 2:47)

At the end of the 30-Day Church Challenge your congregation won’t just view church as a place to come to, but as a vibrant family to belong to. They won’t just come to church, they will BEcome the church: a community of faith—powerful, inspirational, and transformational—touching your community and the world with the power of the Gospel!

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30-Day Church Challenge Kit Help Your Congregation Engage in The Five Purposes of the Church! Includes everything you need to plan and implement the 30-Day Church Challenge in your church! For five weeks you will challenge your congregation and visitors to become everything God created them to be, and experience the benefits of becoming an engaged, active member of the body of Christ. The Church Kit includes: • Six customizable sermons: a vision-casting sermon & 5 Challenge Sermons. • Leader’s planning guide with resources to help you plan and implement a successful, effective campaign • Resource DVD with video sermon illustrations • The 30-Day Church Challenge DVD-based study for small groups and individuals • PowerPoint templates and matching bulletin inserts • Planning and promotional tools • Branded graphics for your website

Get Both Kits for only $99! Order the Back To Church Sunday Church Kit with the 30 Day Church Challenge Kit and SAVE! No Risk Trial—See Back Cover for Details!

CK1545671 $49.95 (List $59.99) Available to Ship Late June.

30-Day Church Challenge Coin The 30-Day Church Challenge Coin is designed to help your congregation connect with your church, remember the principles you are teaching, and make a commitment to engage in the 5 purposes of the church. Most importantly, the coin reminds your attenders that church is not just a place you go, it is a family you belong to. When participants carry and display the coin they are saying: “We belong! We’re in this together! We’re committed! We’re part of something bigger than us! You can count on me—for the next 5 weeks, I’m in and ready for the challenge!” The coins come individually mounted on a simple “backer card” printed with a special message to remind your church of the commitment everyone is making in this 30-Day Church Challenge campaign:  The coin you hold in your hand is a powerful reminder of the challenge we›re taking and the commitment necessary to get everything we can from this challenge: • It represents our church leadership saying: “We’re committed to making the 30-Day Church Challenge a life-changing experience for you!”

• It’s you saying to the rest of the church: “You can count on me to attend the services for the next five weeks, and to prayerfully engage in the five purposes of the church!”

• It’s all of us saying to one another: “We’re in this 30-Day Challenge together! We’re committed to BEcoming like the Acts 2 church!”

• And it’s you making a personal commitment to yourself: “For the next 30 days, I’m committed to discovering my Godgiven potential through the five purposes of the church!”

NOTE: The Challenge Coin is referenced in the Week 1 Sermon provided in the Church Kit.

GF1551763 $9.95/pack of 10

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DVD-based Study

For individuals or small groups Help your small group members discover the five purposes of the church that can revolutionize and change their lives. This 5-week small-group study is based on the foundational Scriptures in the book of Acts, and will challenge every person to: 1. Devote themselves to authentic community (Acts 2:44) 2. Develop a worship lifestyle (Acts 2:46-47) 3. Commit to spiritual growth (Acts 2:42) 4. Embrace stewardship and a generous lifestyle (Acts 2:4445; Acts 4;32-35) 5. Engage in sharing God’s love and the gospel with others (Acts 2:47) Every small group leader will need a DVD-based Study Kit. This kit includes: • Small Group DVD with Leader’s Guide & two videos for the group to watch and discuss each week. • 30-Day Church Challenge Book—Includes daily lessons, with simple, but do-able application steps and small group discussion/study questions for each week . A required resource for every small group member as part of the Small Group DVD-based Study. Available to Ship Late June

KT1545671 $15.95 (List $19.99)

A must-have for every person taking the 30-Day Church Challenge!

The 30-Day Church Challenge Book This handy book takes every participant in the 30-Day Church Challenge on a daily, interactive journey to help them apply each week’s sermon challenge. Includes short, but powerful daily lessons, spot-on Scriptures, heartfelt prayers, personal journaling questions, and simple, but doable application steps! It also includes small group discussion and study questions for each week’s small group DVD study! A required resource for every small group member as part of the Small Group DVD-based Study. BK15456 $8.95 single (List $9.99) Buy in bulk and save—$79.50/pack of 10! Visit 30DayChurchChallenge.com to preview materials! Available to Ship Late June

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Show your Church that the Challenge is ON!

Promote the campaign, increase participation and build momentum with these indoor banners and bulletins

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Promote the five themes of the 30 Day Church Challenge with these eye-catching RollUp Banners on your stage or in your lobby. Purchase these banners and stands individually for $149 each or get all 5 for the price of 4—only $596!

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Bulletins 30 Day Church Challenge In 3 sizes starting at $6.99/pack of 100

StickUp 3'x3' StickUp adhesive banner sticks to any smooth, flat surface $79 each.

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The Perfect Way to Connect and Engage with Your Back to Church Sunday Visitors! Join 10,000 churches to Invite Everyone In America Back to Church Seven out of ten unchurched people have NEVER been invited to church! On September 16, 2012, thousands of churches across America will reach out to their unchurched neighbors and invite them to rediscover church. Be a part of this national movement —see pages 2-9 inside to learn more!

*NO Risk 30-day Trial: Order the combo kit and review it with your staff and board—If you aren’t convinced that these campaigns can reach the unchurched in your community and grow your church both spiritually and in attendance, simply return the full combo kit for a refund!

This five-week campaign is based on the book of Acts and is designed to help every attender understand and engage in the five purposes of the Church. For 30 days, attenders will discover how your church can help them reach their God-given potential and how together you can become a church that transform your community and the world! See pages 10–15 to learn more!


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