Christmas is now over and only a few days remain in 2018. It’s that special time right between Christmas and New Years, where we have enjoyed the holiday season and are looking forward to the start of new things ahead.
Before we move into 2019, it’s important that we finish 2018 right! Here’s a few things to consider to finish 2018 well.
Worship with us Sunday
We will gather at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday for worship. I hope you will make this last Sunday of the year a priority as we gather together to hear from the Lord through the preaching of his Word. We will celebrate God’s kindness in 2018 through worship, prayer, giving, and preaching. It will certainly be a special Sunday!
Give to International Missions
This is Sunday is your last chance to give to our Christmas Missions Offering. Have you considered giving to the CMO? If not, I want to encourage you to give something. That might be $20, $50, $100, or $1,000. Whatever the amount, would you consider giving something?
We partner with the International Mission Board to support 3,800 missionaries and to equip, train, and send future pastors and church planters to the nations. Your giving to the Christmas Missions Offering (CMO) enables missionaries to be sent to make disciples and multiply churches among unreached peoples and places for the glory of God.
You can join my family in giving to the CMO by following this link or by mailing a check to,
16301 Old Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078.
If you desire to give an end-of-year financial gift to our ministry budget, you can do so at the same link. The church offices will reopen on January 2, however if you need to give in person this week or on December 31, please email Pastor Stuart at firstname.lastname@example.org and he will make sure someone meets you to receive your gift and get it to the right place.May God be honored in the way we worship him through our giving.
On January 6 I will resume our series in the Gospel of Mark beginning with chapter 11. We walked through chapters 1-10 in 2018 and now Jesus’s ministry begins to turn towards the cross. We will wrap up Mark on Easter Sunday, April 21.
We have some exciting things planned for 2019 and I can’t wait to see how God uses them for his glory. Until then, let’s finish 2018 faithfully.
I hope you enjoy these last few days of the year. Praying for you this morning.