Announcements March 10, 2019

Announcements March 10, 2019

2018 Contribution Receipts
The contribution receipts/statements for 2018 donations have been generated. There are two ways to obtain your statement: (1) Register for an account on the church website at www.thecharlottechurch.org/Give and obtain your statement online under "Giving History"; or (2) request your statement by emailing churchoffice@thecharlottechurch.org. Remember: If you will be claiming a deduction on your tax return for your donations to the church, you should obtain your receipt prior to filing your taxes. (Note: If you use the online option and do not see your contributions, let us know so that we can connect your login account to your giving profile.)

PRAYER REQUESTS
Dennis Nifong's mother passed away this week in Winston-Salem. Please keep the Nifong family in your prayers as they grieve the loss of another family member. Cards may be sent to Dennis at 111 Myers St, Fort Mill, SC 29715. The funeral is Sunday, March 10 at Macedonia Moravian Church in Advance NC . The Visitation is at 2 and the funeral is at 3. If you would like to bring their family a Meal, please use this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0D48ABAA23A6FD0-meals

HOPE ANNOUNCEMENT
Get trained in Mental Health First Aid. Atrium Healthcare and HOPE worldwide Charlotte are sponsoring a Mental Health First Aid course on Saturday March 16th: 8-5:30 @ 2200 Ashley Road.
People with mental illness often suffer alone, and stigma stops many from getting help.

Who is the course for? Charlotte Church members and the community.  What will you learn? 1. A 5-step action plan to identify, understand and respond to adults experiencing mental illness. 2. How to talk to an adult in crisis. 3. Information about mental health resources in your community. To sign-up click on this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040E4DA8AB22A46-course

SOUNDS OF THE CROSS
Needed: Actors for a performance of "Sounds of the Cross" to be presented at our Passover Service on Saturday, April 20th, at 2200 Ashley Road. It is a scripted play that will be performed on microphones backstage with scripts so rehearsals will be minimal. If interested or you have any questions, Please contact Kathryn Stamas 704-763-8572 by March 10.

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.

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 end on April 7, 2019. Event is for those 40+ individuals. This is an event you don't want to miss!

Y&F - SPRING BREAK TRIP
2019 South East Spring Retreat "COMPELLED" hosted by The Greater Nashville Church. We will have classes, games, activities, a dance and more! Teens from all over the Southeast are invited.
Date: April 5-7, 2019 (Check in: 4pm-7pm) / Cost: $105/ student, $95/ second sibling, $85/ third sibling / Register at: greaternashvillechurch.nm-secure.com/compelled
**Deadline for registration is March 25 at 11:59 PM!**  We encourage parents to arrange carpooling.

MMOG X- "Face Your Giants!"
Less than 6 weeks until.... "MMOOOOOOGGGGGGGG "X" Time!" MMOG X- "Face Your Giants!" (promo video: https://youtu.be/_Azj3GKwsZE)
Are you ready to not just deal with, but Run up to your giants, stare them in the eyes and smash them into oblivion?! This will be the most Epic one yet and you do not want to miss out!
Gather ALL Your Dudes (Mids & Dads) in your own homes, your Churches, your schools, your Neighborhoods, on your Sports Teams and even your Workplaces and share what this event is all about! Yes, we are pleading with all to bring as many others with you as possible!
Special Needs Notes: Dads that can not attend: WE STILL WANT YOUR BOYS!!! You can sign them up under another Dad or MS worker, just have to get them there!!! Single Moms: WE STILL WANT YOUR BOYS!!! You can sign them up under another Dad or MS worker, just have to get them there!!! Financial Assistance Available: We have sponsored funds for those in need!! Do not let this be your stronghold! Contact- Tim Kirk
WHEN: SAT 4/6 10 AM - SUN 4/7 1 PM / WHERE: CAMP WALTER JOHNSON, DENTON NC / WHO: Rising 6th- 8th Grade Boys & Fathers
*Family, Friends, CO-Workers & ALL! (*Teens are welcome to come as Returning Champions & must register/pay; We have teens coming from other cities!)
COST: $45 PER PERSON (TENT/HAMMOC) *DADS - $10 EXTRA FOR THE "NO EXCUSE" BUNK CABINS! (Dads only in cabins!) Note: Dads still pay $45 + 10 for Cabin
Payment Options: *PayPal ($2 service fee per) *Check Pay to- Tim Kirk/MMOG: 4257 Deacon Ct SW, Concord NC 28025 *Apple Pay or Google Pay, on Registration page, mark Pay By Check and then Apple or Google
Apple Pay to (704-699-9653) Google Pay (mmogministries1@gmail.com).
Registration, Event Details, Supplies needed: www.mmogcharlotte.com (deadline for registration, March 24th) Registration Direct Link: https://mmogcharlotte.photobiz.com/form/mmog-x-registration-2019 Until the Battle Fields, Master of Arms, Tim Kirk, 704-699-9653

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.

March 2019
Weekly Budget..................................$21,000
March 3......................................$35,617.07
Missions Contribution Collected for 2019 ...............$7,194.94

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