“According to your faith it will be done to you.” Matthew 9:29
50 Days of Transformation is here. What we have spent months in preparation for has now arrived. Beginning October 4 we will embark on a seven-week journey that talks about seven areas in your life where God wants to transform you. I pray that you have taken the opportunity to become a part of a small group. Jesus said that according to our faith it will be done to you. This is a great opportunity for us to exercise our faith, to set some goals, and to do that which God created us to do. The more we step out on faith, the more we can expect God to bless us. This is going to be a wonderful and very important spiritual emphasis for our church. Many Christians in today's world have conformed to the ways of the world. Although God has made them wonderfully unique and different, they have chosen to let the world shape them and mold them into the world’s viewpoint. 50 Days of Transformation encourages you notto conform but to transform your mind, your heart, and soul to that which God created you to be. It is a step of faith and it is going to bless you and our church.
Please be sure to keep Bob Nowlin in your prayers. He will leave on October 1 to travel to Belarus for one week and then to Ukraine for one week. He will be teaching in the seminaries concerning palliative care and how to deal with death and dying. This is something that is not taught or discussed in these two countries. Pray for his health and that God will bless his teaching.
We have been asked to come back and teach the children's camp next summer in Ukraine. It was a great blessing this last year and after consulting with the deacons and other groups in our church, I have decided that we will again take a team to Ukraine in July 2016. An informational meeting will be held on October 18 at 4:00 p.m.in the dining room. This team will be limited to 18 members but will cost more than it did this past summer. We did not intend to go back every year and therefore the funds available from the church are limited.
If you are interested in going, you need to attend this informational meeting on October 18. God continues to do wonderful work in Ukraine and I believe that the window for us to help there is very short. We must raise all of the money needed to provide for the camp. Pray about how God would have you be a part of this exciting adventure. It might be in going or it might be in giving. Together, I know that God will continue to bless us as we reach out to bless our brothers and sisters in Ukraine.
God continues to bless our church in so many ways. Come and be a part of a group of believers trying to reach people for Christ.
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