Kingdom Citizen: Support The Mission (Philippians)

 

THE SERMON

This past Sunday, Randy Gariss was our Guest Speaker. For those of you who are new or don’t attend College Heights, here is a little about Randy:


Randy Gariss is the Director of the Life and Ministry Preparation Center at Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Missouri.

Randy served as the Senior Minister of College Heights Christian Church from 1982 to 2015. He and his wife, Julie, married in 1976, have 3 grown children, and are now joyfully playing the role of grandparents.

Randy has worked with over 3,000 couples in problem marriage counseling, and over 700 couples in pre-marital counseling. He is in high demand as a speaker for marriage conferences and seminars, and often speaks on college campuses. He has a Master’s Degree from Cincinnati Bible College and Seminary. In his spare time he builds custom furniture and forces it upon his children.

 
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UPCOMING SERMON SERIES

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READING PLAN

October 7 Faith to Leave Genesis 12

October 14 Focus on God Exodus 3

October 21 Faithfulness to the Cause 2 Kings 12

October 28 Focus on People John 12

November 4 Fortitude to Endure Acts 4

Are you a Small Group Leader? Find the SPARK curriculum here.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

GLOBAL OUTREACH TEAM MEETING

Global Outreach team meets Monday night October 8 at 6:00 PM in the Atrium. This is a Monthly Missions Forum for anyone in the church to attend, learn, share a meal ($1 per person suggested donation), and become become a part of reaching the unreached! Childcare is available for those that need it and everyone is invited!


PRIMETIMERS SENIOR ADULT LUNCH

11:00 AM, Monday, October 8, Atrium

Richard Blake is speaking about Prison Ministry and teaching inmates the way to go home. Come and hear some great stories and facts about the different ministries. Lunch is $5 snd you can register at the Sign Up Counter.


CREATIVE GENEROSITY WORKSHOP

10:00 AM, Saturday, October 13

David Duncan of CDF Capital Foundation will present the Creative Generosity Workshop. Learn opportunities to use securities, real estate, business assets, rental properties, life insurance, your retirement plans, and other non-cash assets to help with your goal to increase generosity. There is no cost or obligation. Contact Jeff White at 417.624.6915 x110 or jwhite@chjoplin.org.


MARRIAGE GETAWAY

Friday-Sunday, October 19-21, Branson, MO

Price: $269 per couple which includes two nights at The Bradford House Bed & Breakfast and all meals, with the exception of Saturday date night. Purposefully focused on rest, our hope is that in the pursuit of God, we find a renewed passion and commitment for one another. Sign up here.


2ND ANNUAL WOMEN OF HOPE WIDOWS CONFERENCE 

8:30 AM-4:00 PM, Saturday, November 3

Save the date and spread the word about the second annual Women of Hope Widow’s Conference, “Reframed by Hope.” Our guest speaker will be Kim Conroy and our worship leader will be Lynn Conover.  Register here.