Announcements February 10, 2019

Announcements February 10, 2019

* The World Discipleship Summit will be held in Orlando, Florida in 2020 July 2-5! Super Early Bird Registration opens February 15 THIS YEAR (in 7 days)! All the prices are up on Disciples today, and it will be first come-first served! 2012 WDS was in San Antonio, and saw over 17,000 in attendance. Lets get registered!!

PRAYER REQUEST
Jennifer Fuller's mom, Carol Ulrych, was just released from the hospital after 3 weeks with complications from surgery. She is feeling hopeful now that she is home but please pray for no further complications and only healing. Cards of encouragement may be sent to John and Carol Ulrych, 101 Briny Avenue, Suite 1603, Pompano Beach FL, 33062.

FACILITIES UPDATE
Reminder: No food or drinks in the Sanctuary, except water.

Lost and Found: Please check the lost and found located in the stairwell leading to the balcony. Lost and Found items will be kept for one month and then will be donated to Goodwill.

February Facilities Update:  Planning is underway for Kids Kingdom rooms on the first floor.

NEHEMIAH GROUP ANNOUNCEMENT
The Nehemiah Group (volunteers involved in the renovation and repair of our church facility). All current Nehemiah Group members and those who are interested, please join us in the Kids Kingdom Sunshine Room on Sunday, February 10th approximately 15 minutes after service ends. The meeting will last no more than 30 minutes. Please contact Eric Sifford if you have any questions prior to this meeting at 910-797-4157.

TEEN & MIDDLE SCHOOL WORKERS NEEDED IN YOUTH AND FAMILY MINISTRY
The Y&F ministry is in desperate need of men and women who are willing to serve in the middle school and teen ministry. We need disciples who have a consistent walk with God, availability to be at midweeks, flexible schedules, and a desire to learn and grow. If you are interested or have questions, feel free to contact Uchenna (704-941-0037/ uchennambanuzue@thecharlottechurch.org) or Crystal Mbanuzue (704-438-7017/cmbanuzue@thecharlottechurch.org).

TRANSLATION
Our church services can be translated in Spanish. Translation is in the balcony. Ask for Bernardo or Minerva Caceres to receive a headphone.

CHURCH EVENTS
H.O.P.E. Weekend; February 8-10 (Friday - Sunday)! Wade and Debbie Cook from Denver, CO will be coming to spend time with us, the Dames and the HOPE Advisory Board, preach on Sunday and more. Wade is an Elder & Evangelist, and is the Vice President of US Programs for HOPEww, where Debbie serves as the Executive Assistant. Part of the goal is bring great vision and insight into HOPEww and the connection with local HOPE chapters around the country. He'll be bringing great news from around the world, so please come, bring some friends, and be ready to worship together! We'll be sending out more information to the leaders in the coming days.

FOR THE WOMEN
Hi there Sisters! It's already February-WOW! The year has started off full steam ahead as usual. Here's a short video of encouragement as we move ahead into this new year. https://vimeo.com/314152213

NEW MEMBER WELCOME
If you are new to the Charlotte Church, please join us on Sunday, February 17th from 12-2 in the fellowship hall for a new member welcome lunch. The staff and elders would like to get to know you. For new families, please bring your kids to join in as well. Contact Susan Raye and let her know if you'll be attending and if any children will be with you. raye.susan@yahoo.com or text 704-491-8157.

WOMEN OF WISDOM
Save the Date:  The Women of Wisdom (formally the mature women's group) will be hosting an "Adult Prom" on Saturday, April 13 in the church Fellowship Hall from 7:00 pm -11:00 pm. For those who didn't attend their senior prom or enjoyed their prom so much, they want a Second chance, then you need to come and enjoy a night filled with dancing, food and fellowship. The cost for the event is $25/person. Attire is Semi-formal. Registration will open on February 11, 2019 and end on April 7, 2019. Event is for those 40+ individuals. This is an event you don't want to miss!

YOUTH AND FAMILY MINISTRY
Teens We are excited to host a Valentines Teen Social for our Teen Ministry. Theme: Celebrating Friendship
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: The Charlotte Church, 2200 Ashley Rd., Fellowship Hall
Cost: $10 per family to cover food/d├ęcor/prizes, given by Sunday, February 10th; Please only Cash
Please RSVP by February 10th 2019 (Our Goal is to create a Time to remember for our Teens) and leave first and last name to: David Cunningham, 980-229-8768; doc731974@gmail.com or Jennifer Cunningham, 801-499-4576; jcunningham@gmail.com

Middle School There will be a GIRLS SLEEPOVER for the MS girls on Fri Feb 22nd 6:30pm to Sat Feb 23rd at 10:00am at the home of Jamal and Dellyse Bright. Address: 6511 Fairway Point Dr. Charlotte NC. Details with packing list and how you can help with food will be sent to MS parents via the MS Shutterfly site or contact Dellyse Bright if you can help with food. 704-995-0091

MMOG X- "Face Your Giants!"
"Your servant has killed both the lion and the bear; and this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, since he has taunted the armies of the living God." 1 Samuel 17:36. Calling all Middle-School Boys (rising 6th-8th) & Fathers to our biggest & most epic MMOG ever! Please, Invite and bring Friends, Family, Coworkers and Neighbors!
When: Sat 4/6 10 am - Sun 4/7 1 pm
Where: Camp Walter Johnson, Denton NC
Cost: $45 per person (Tent/Hammock) Camping Dads only, $10 upgrade to Bunk Cabin!
Registration & Full Details: www.mmogcharlotte.com; Video: https://youtu.be/_Azj3GKwsZEEvent Contact: Tim Kirk, mmogministries1@gmail.com or 704-699-9653

HOPE ANNOUNCEMENT

Second Harvest Food Bank: We need volunteers to serve at the Second Harvest Food Bank on Saturday, February 16th from 9am - 12pm. This project serves two purposes: it helps Second Harvest distribute food to those in need faster and helps us to self-fund the Ashley Park Food Pantry which HOPE Charlotte supports. This activity is for adults and children ages 13 and older. We want to encourage parents to serve with their children. 

Volunteers help inspect and sort food or non-food products in the Charlotte warehouse that will get boxed and distributed to their partner agencies. Click here to sign-up: Second Harvest Food Bank

Room at the Inn: December through March historically are some of the coldest months in our region. The demand for shelter for the homeless in our city is stretched. Organizations like the Stratford Richardson YMCA - 1946 West Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28208 stand in the gap and serve the overflow. We have been asked to partner with them for ROOM IN THE INN on Sat Feb 23rd from 4:30PM-6:30PM. We need volunteers to serve and have a meal with the women that they will host on this night. Click here to sign-up: Room in the Inn - Serving Homeless Women

CONTRIBUTION UPDATE
ONLINE GIVING NOW AVAILABLE
Online giving is now available by visiting the church website at www.thecharlottechurch.org, and then clicking Give. Please note that while giving by credit card is an option, the fees the church pays are lower for bank account transfers (ACH). If you have questions or run into problems with the tool, please contact the church office at churchoffice@thecharlottechurch.org.
February 2019
Weekly Budget..................................$21,000
February 3..................................$33,070.31
Missions Contribution Collected for 2019 ...............$3,737.00

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