Mark your calendars for our annual Fall Festival, Sunday, October 27, 3–5 p.m. Sign up today in the South Foyer to volunteer. We need candy, decorated trunks, help with food stations, monitoring the bounce house and other children’s activities, setup and cleanup. Place your candy donations in the big red barrel.
MASH: Middle school students are invited to the Dosseys’ house, Saturday, October 12, 6–8 p.m. High school students will go with Andy Albright to a haunted house, Sunday, October 13. See Andy for more details.
Boost Retreat: November 22–24, Stamford, Texas—Cost is $50 per person. For details, visit boostretreat.com.
Parent Guide: Want to follow up at home with what your students are learning in class? Check out our Parent Guide. It has three weeks of ideas that will let you engage your student in a variety of ways. In this series we are learning about what it means to have real friends. Check out the Parent Guide or ask Steven for more details.
Mark your calendar! Everyone is invited to attend the 2019 Global Missions Conference: Deep & Wide, organized by World Bible School, taking place October 10–12 at Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ in Austin, Texas. For details, contact Greta Leard or visit gmc2019.org.
Come with us to Honduras, June 21–28, 2020, as we work alongside Predisan to serve God and His people there. If you are interested in learning more, bring your own dinner and join us for an informational meeting, this Sunday, October 13, 6 p.m. in the Gathering Place.
This fall, you are invited to Believe in Miracles, a dinner hosted by Christian Homes & Family Services, featuring TLC’s Aly & Josh Taylor, Tuesday, October 15, 6:30 p.m., at GABC Crosswalk Conference Center. For tables, tickets and information, visit ChristianHomes.com.
You are invited to the Area-Wide Senior Adults Dinner, Thursday, October 17, 6 p.m. at West Erwin Church of Christ.
Every year we try to take advantage of the cooler temperatures that October brings and do a Family Campout at Tyler State Park. We are making plans to do this again this year on October 18. We have a group of tent sites reserved and would love to spend the evening (or two) with you and your family around the campfire. Cost per family is $36. Deadline to sign up is Sunday, October 13. Click here to sign up.
We are making plans for our Family Ski Trip, March 10–14 (Sunday–Thursday). We have a great trip planned for the whole family regardless of ability. Prices range from $210 for non-skiers to $460 for adults. This includes lodging, lift tickets, rental, and meals. A $100 deposit per person is due January 12. Sign up at risestudentministry.com.
Tuesday mornings, 9:30–11:00, Gathering Place. We are studying, The Jesus Who Surprises: Opening our Eyes to His Presence in All of Life and Scripture by Dee Brestin. Please purchase your own book (study guide is included), available at Barnes & Noble and online. For more information, contact Cynthia Manning at (903) 245-0737.
Join us Sundays at 9 a.m. for a study in the book of Isaiah, based on the commentary by Warren W. Wiersbe, Be Comforted: Feeling Secure in the Arms of God.