Announcements for December 24, 2023

Announcements for December 24, 2023

Weekly Announcements for December 24th, 2023

Please feel free to visit the church calendar for details on upcoming services and events.


Sunday Services and Congregational Midweek for December:

  • 12/24/2023: Candlelight Evening Church Service at the building (6PM)
  • 12/31/2023: House Church Sunday

New Midweek Schedule Beginning January 2024

  • 1st Wednesday of the month - Congregational Midweek
  • 2nd Wednesday of the month - All Men Midweek
  • 3rd Wednesday of the month - Family Group/Open Midweek
  • 4th Wednesday of the month - All Women Midweek


  • Leader's meetings will be held both in person (Fellowship Hall) and online (Zoom Meeting ID: 847 3079 6218, Passcode: 842219)
    • January 21st – 12:00pm – 1:30pm
    • February 18th - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • March 17th - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • April 21st- 12:00om – 1:30pm
    • May 19th - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • June 23rd - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • July 21st - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • August 18th - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • September 15th - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • October 13th - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • November 17th - 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • December 15th End of the Year Celebration after church


  • Sandra Morgan-Kadir: Please pray for the family of Sandra Morgan-Kadir. Her father, AC Morgan, passed away on Saturday. Cards of encouragement can be sent to Sandra at her home. The address is 6818 Park Place Dr. Charlotte, NC 28262
  • Sylvia Yanez: Please pray for Sylvia Yanez (Viviana Kesel's mom) she was recently diagnosed with lung cancer and will be having a biopsy in the next few weeks to determine treatment.  Cards of encouragement would be greatly appreciated, Sylvia hasn't been able to attend church in quite some time because of her health issues, her address is 11225 Laurel View Dr, Charlotte, NC 28273.


"Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Cor 9:8" Please remember that contribution can be submitted online at: or via mail. Send all mailed contributions to: The Charlotte Church 1800 Camden Road, Suite 107-275 Charlotte, NC 28203. Contact the office if you have any questions (

  • Weekly Budget (2023)....................................................$23,000.00
  • October Weekly Average................................................$16,135.77
  • November Weekly Average............................................$17,250.36 
  • December Weekly Average (to date)..............................$12,923.56 
  • Missions Contribution Collected for 2023.......................$87,796.08

2023 Missions Collection:

  • The Charlotte Church has set a goal of collecting $120,000 for missions in 2023. The first $60,000 collected will be used for support of the Appalachian Christian Church in Boone, North Carolina. The next $60,000 collected will be used in support of African missions. Any additional funds collected over $120,000 will be used for domestic and/or foreign missions as determined by the evangelists, elders and Board of Directors of the Charlotte Church.


  • Spiritual Discovery: Rusty and Deborah Frost will begin another rotation in Spiritual Discovery at the end of January. If you would like more information on this ministry or if you would like to sign up, please contact Rusty, for the men and Deborah, for the women.
    • Rusty - 630 945 4328
    • Deborah - 630 945 4998
  • Welcome to God's Kingdom: On Dec 11th at Eric and Paulette Sifford's, Laurence Sandoli decided to make Jesus Lord and was baptized into his name! He will be a part of our focus ministry! SO, Let's love up on this new born! And Brothers Let's band together to teach him to obey everything in reverence to Christ! Amen!
  • Family Lunch: Wouldn’t it be encouraging to have a time where we can eat a meal together and have some relaxing fellowship with time to get to know one another on a deeper level? On the first Sunday of every month, beginning on January 7, 2024, the fellowship hall will be available after service for everyone. Bring your own lunch and if you like, something extra to share. Do you have a favorite game you like to play? Bring it. Have a craft for kids or adults to enjoy? Make it happen. This is your time to build community, family, & fun!
  • Thank you!: Marius and Lisa James would like to thank the saints of the Charlotte Church taking care of us over the last six months while Marius was out of work. During that time, you fed us, clothed us and gave us drink. You did this for Jesus, and we thank you.


Children's Ministry:

  • Volunteers Needed: Children's Ministry is looking for you to join us as we introduce our children to the wonder, beauty, and majesty of God through the scriptures in a loving and safe environment. Please click the link to sign up to teach for the February-July rotation! 

Married Ministry:

  • Marriage Retreat: Athens Church of Christ presents our 2024 marriage retreat - “Rooted in Oneness" Embark on a transformative journey inspired by the wisdom of "Learning to Live as One" at our upcoming Marriage Retreat.
    • Date: February 16-18 
    • Time: Check-in starts at 4pm 
    • Venue: The Dillard House 768 Franklin Street Dillard GA, 30537 
    • Cost: $328-398 depending on room selection
    • Cost includes: 2-night stay, Friday night fire pit, band/dance party Saturday night, breakfast on Sunday and 2 Learning to Live as One workbook. 
    • This retreat is more than an event; it's an opportunity to explore and deepen your connection with your spouse. Learn from the wisdom of "Learning to Live as One" and weave the principles of oneness into your marriage. 
    • Register: ⁃ Top right corner dropdown - click on GIVE - Click on GIVE NOW - Takes you to ⁃ Choose your room from the drop-down menu. 
    • Any questions, please contact Tara Buehler (770) 877-0476


  • Praying in the New Year: Prayer is a beautiful and a powerful privilege. As we welcome the New Year, we are asking all of The Charlotte Church to go before the throne of grace and pray during every hour of January 1, 2024, on behalf of our teens / teen ministry for an incredible, faith-building, relationship bonding and fun-filled 2024. How long you pray is up to you. Please see the “PRAY” signup genius to select the hour in which you will pray. 

  • Holidays @the Swamp (H@TS): Can you believe it, it's almost time to say farewell to 2023 and welcome 2024. Let's welcome in the new year by strengthening old relationships and building new ones. What better way to do that than at H@TS, December 29, 2023-January 1, 2024. What to expect at H@TS:
    • Fun Events
    • Lots of Hang Time with Friends (new and old)
    • Daily Devotionals
    • Encouraging Atmosphere
    • Fireworks & New Years' Celebration
    • Introducing the first-ever Swamp Film Festival.
    • Show off your short film making talents around the theme "LOVED."
    • Open for all ages.
    • Click here for entry details.


  • MLK Day of Service: Join us as we serve at Crisis Assistance Ministry Free Store on Saturday, January13th when we come together to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day through unity and service. The Free Store offers clothing, shoes, and household items free-of-charge to people in Mecklenburg County. Please click on this link to sign-up. or scan the QR Code to signup:


  • HOPE Coat-Hat-Scarfs Drive: Please join us in helping to provide the gift of warmth to some of our neighbors that are in need this winter. We will be collecting the following new and gently used items: Coats, Hats, and Scarves for adults and children. These are the most needed items. The collection will run from December 3rd through December 24th. Please place them in the HOPE bins in the lobby. Thank you once again for being willing to help our neighbors in need.  
  • HOPE Disaster Plan: We want every member to protect yourself and your loved ones, please take a moment to look at this PPT Presentation that has been provided by HOPE world wide's Disaster Team. It's simple and practical. In the event of an emergency, having a plan that you've discussed with the members of your household could make a big difference in reducing unnecessary loss of life. 
  • If you have any questions, contact Mike Dames 704-724-2362 or


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