Hi Friends,

There are so many things that can cause us to fear isn’t there?  What’s going to happen with this relationship?  What’s going on with my finances?  What’s going on with my health?  What about my spouse or children, or parents?  The list of things that can lead us to stress seems to be almost endless. But this Sunday, I believe this Jesus wants to talk to us about how anxiety is to be expected in life, but how He wants to free us from having it dominate our life. It has been incredibly rich to study Luke 12:22-34 and I look forward to sharing with all of you what God has been showing me.
See you on the best day of the week (and pray about who you can invite!)
Pastor Jeff
P.s. If you want to get some Christmas shopping done and support Christ Church, sign up for our Amazon smile account. Amazon will share with us a small portion of whatever you spend.  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-4365583
Pre-Service Prayer Meeting 9am
 
Light Breakfast and Fellowship 9:30am
Call to Worship 10am (Playlist)

Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable.

 4 One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts.

 5 On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate.

 6 They shall speak of the might of your awesome deeds, and I will declare your greatness.

 7 They shall pour forth the fame of your abundant goodness and shall sing aloud of your righteousness.

 8 The LORD is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

 9 The LORD is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made.

 10 All your works shall give thanks to you, O LORD, and all your saints shall bless you!

 11 They shall speak of the glory of your kingdom and tell of your power,

 12 to make known to the children of man your mighty deeds, and the glorious splendor of your kingdom.

 13 Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures throughout all generations. The LORD is faithful in all his words and kind in all his works.

 14 The LORD upholds all who are falling and raises up all who are bowed down.

 (Psa 145:3-14 ESV)

Celebrating God in Song

  1. Greater Than We Can Imagine

  2. The Greatness of Our God

  3. Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Welcome

Offering

Women’s Bible Study Update

Dismiss Children to Christ Church Kids

Announcements

Christmas Caroling –

On Thursday, December 12th, come out to have fun together and bless our neighbors! We will be serving chilli starting at 6pm, and then we will be going out from 6:30-7:30pm and singing Christmas Carols. Afterwards, we will be coming back for hot chocolate and cookies.  No singing experience necessary, just a festive spirit. 

Christmas Eve Service –

Our Christmas Eve Service will be held on Tuesday, December 24th at 4pm. This will be a family integrated service, so our children will remain with us the whole time as we hear our kid’s choir, sing Christmas Carols, and listen to a short sermon by Pastor Jeff called “Coming Home”.  We are excited for this service and the opportunity it gives us to invite our neighbors.

TTR End of Year Donation –

At our Christmas Eve Service we will be taking a special offering for our faith based recovery community center, Transformation to Recovery.  This ministry seeks to reach men and women who are in the darkness of addiction with the light of the love of Jesus. TTR is in support, so please consider giving an end of the year gift to help us continue this vital work.

 

Support Orphans for Christmas – 

We have the opportunity to help stock classrooms for an orphanage in Uganda.  Please visiting the table in the lobby to select a gift tag for an item to donate. 

Church Luncheon –

Today, after our Sunday Service we will be having a church luncheon.  This is a great opportunity for us to continue to build relationships together as a church community.  Also, Pastor Jeff will be giving some updates about various things going on with our church. Salad, pizza, hoagies and chips will be provided. If you are able, we ask for a $5 donation per person of $10 per family to help us offset the cost. 

**Caleb McCurley will be collecting donations at the beginning of the line.

Jude Bible Study – 

Christ Church Women are beginning a new bible study in Jude through a video series by Jackie Hill Perry.  There will be various meet ups taking place to discuss the study. For more details on the study and to sign up (by December 20th) please visit: https://christchurchsouthphilly.org/card/womens-bible-study-sign-up/

Sermon:  Unworried:  Getting Free from the Anxieties that Grip Us

Text:   Luke 12:22-34 

Speaker: Pastor Jeff Boettcher 

Personal Reflection

Sharing the Lord’s Supper

Responding to God’s word in Song

  1. I Lay It All

  2. I Will Look Up

Benediction

To those who are called, beloved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ: May mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you. (Jud 1:1-2 ESV)