Announcements for September 16

Current Series  “Experiencing God.”  Many people ask, “How do you experience God?” The simple answer to this question is “you embrace Jesus and His message and then God provides the experience.” Phrased differently, open up the door to your heart and ask God to come in so you can experience Him personally and intimately.
Doesn’t sound complicated does it. But we all know the challenge. Easier said than done.
This sermon series “Experiencing God” teaches us how to develop an obedient love relationship with God.  God is already at work with us. We just need to DISCOVER what that means for us and when we truly realize it, we UNITE with God and then ENGAGE with him on this journey.

OUTDOOR WORSHIP / CHURCH PICNIC – November 4th, we will meet at Copper Sky under a pavillion for worship and a picnic.  More details to come!

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD OUTREACH:  One way we can share Jesus’s love with children around the world is by filling Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Shoeboxes with toys, hygiene items, and other items.  This year Discover will focus on boys and girls, ages 2-4.  Our goal is to provide 30 boxes!  Collection boxes ARE AVAILABLE at the resource table at church so start shopping!  Please note there are several items on the list that will not be allowed due to shipping requirements.  If you would prefer to donate money toward this mission project, please place in offering envelope on your table and mark it “Operation Christmas.”
NOVEMBER 11: Shoebox Packing Party

LIFE GROUPS will begin this week with our new sermon series, “Experiencing God.”  Join us this Wednesday, September 19 at 7 p.m.  We will meet at the Simonson’s home.  Email info@discovercommunity.net to let us know if you are planning to attend and / or wanting to open your home, or for directions to their home.  We look forward to seeing you there!!!

DISCOVER KIDS – is for children through 5th grade held each Sunday morning during the Adult worship time.  Be sure to sign your children in and come to pick them up at the end of Sunday school.

 

 

DISCOVER COMMUNITY YOUTH group (Grade 6 and up) will be dismissed to study God’s Word together before the message time.

 

 

PRAYER:  If you need someone to pray with or talk to, come to the right side of the worship area during the closing worship time.  You can have your prayer request placed on our prayer chain; please fill out a yellow card, place it in the offering basket, or email info@discovercommunity.net and we will pray for your need.

OFFERINGSAt Discover Community, our offerings are freely given out of thanksgiving to God for His daily blessings. Offering envelopes can be found on the tables with offering baskets for you to place your offering to God.

WOMEN’S MINISTRIES – All women are invited to join us on Saturday, October 13, at 8:30am.  Location TBD  Email info@discovercommunity.net for address and directions.

Mens MinistryMEN’S MINISTRY – Join us for Men’s Bible Study on Saturday, October 13, at 8:30am.  We will meet at Pastor Chuck’s home.  Email info@discovercommunity.net for address and directions.

 

UPDATE ON BOB:  If you would like to visit or send cards of encouragement to Bob and Betty Spoor, he is at American Orchards, 765 N. Lindsay Rd. in Gilbert, 85234.   Bob continues on his long journey of recovery and both he and Betty would love to see you!  Bob and Betty are so grateful and wish to thank all of you for your visits and kindness shown to them!

NEEDED:  PRAYER WARRIORS – God says in His Word  that we should pray for one another.  One way to do this is through our prayer chain.  Each week prayer requests are submitted for needs of our brothers and sisters at Discover, for friends and family we know, and for local and worldwide needs.  Not only is this ministry for those who need prayers but those who pray each week grow also as they see answers to prayer and how God works in our lives.  More prayer warriors are needed!  Please inquire at the Resource table or talk to Pastor Chuck or Connie.

DISCOVER is a developing church with many opportunities to serve and grow.  Our vision:  “That All May Know Jesus.”  Stop by the Resource Table to get connected and talk to Pastor Chuck for ministry areas in which you would like to serve.

FRY’S COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM – When you shop at Fry’s, you can help support our church!  A portion of your purchase will be donated to Discover when you register your Fry’s VIP card online at www.FrysFood.com and use the code NPO#99730.  Watch your email this week for another way to support Discover Community!  Thanks for supporting Discover!

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