Bulletin - Week of Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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CHILDRENS MINISTRIES
Children's Ministry is looking for people to serve on ministry teams this Fall. Details
We are looking for wonderful people to serve on our ministry teams. You are wonderful! Stop by the CM office for more info.
Special Needs can use more help @ 9:20 & 10:55am. Call Luann at 634-8432.
New Parenting Class begins on 9/10 @ 7pm. Register online. Details
"Parenting is Heart Work" begins on Wednesday, Sept. 10th at 7pm. Register online.

AWANA
Awana begins on Wednesday, September 3rd. Registration for children continues online and in the CM office. Space is limited.

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT MINISTRIES
MS 180 Groups begin THIS Wed, 9/3: 7-8:30pm, MS Amp. Details
Middle school 180 small groups will begin on Wednesday, 9/3. We meet throughout the school year on Wednesdays from 7-8:30pm for music, worship, fun and more. It's called "180" -- a place for God to work in your life. Every student is placed into a dynamic small group that meets weekly to help you grow in your walk with God. All middle school students are welcome! Join us on Facebook: Golden Hills Middle School.
MS Staff Training Dinner, THIS Wed, 9/3 @ 6pm.
MS Girls' Conf: Oct 3-5; Cost is $120. Deadline 9/18. Details
MS Girls' Conference at beautiful Golden Valley Camp (Volcano, CA, near Jackson). This year's theme will be "A Worthy Ambition" - a study of Colossians. Space is limited.
Solid Rock, Fri, 9/19 @ 7pm. Theme: Worst School Picture.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT MINISTRIES
HS Groups begin THIS Thur, 9/4, 7-9pm in HS Amp. Details
We meet throughout the school year on Thursdays from 7-9pm for music, worship, encouragement, and more. It's a place for God to work in your life. Every student is placed into a dynamic small group that meets weekly to help you grow in your walk with God. LINK Newcomers always welcome. Join us on Facebook: HSM.
HS Girls' Conference: Sept 26-28; Cost is $120. Deadline 9/18. Details
HS Girls' Conference at beautiful Santa Cruz! This year's theme will be "A Worthy Ambition" - a study of Colossians. Space is limited.
HS Staff Training, NEXT Sun, 9/7, 12:30pm, W129.

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRIES
Kairos: Tuesdays, 7-9pm in the MPR: The Way of Discipleship. Details
All young adults age 18-25 are welcome to our weekly Kairos gatherings. We have excellent live band/worship, a challenging message from God's Word, and plenty of fellowship.
All young adults age 18-25 are welcome to our weekly Kairos gatherings. We have excellent live band/worship, a challenging message from God's Word, and plenty of fellowship.

CORE GHCC MENS MINISTRY
CORE--Men's Breakfast: Sat, 9/13 @ 7:30am in the MPR. In keeping with the theme, Role of a Godly Man, Elder Jim Ayala will be sharing about Involvement in the Church.

WOMENS MINISTRIES
MOPS, Thur, 9/4, 9-11:15am, W129/130. Details
Held in the Sanctuary building in rooms 129/130 from 9-11:15am. Childcare is available. Please contact Michelle Mathat @ 925-325-4024, michellemathat@gmail.com OR Melissa Buck @ 619-957-0440, buckfamily3@gmail.com for more detail. Hope to see you there!
Bible Studies begin Tues, 9/9--Power in Purpose. Register 9/7. Cost: $5. Details
Knowing why we exist helps us to live the life that God designed for us. During the course of these eight weeks, we will learn afresh to live and function in the way God intended. We trust that throughout this study you can do the following: 1) re-dedicate your life to God; 2) ask Him to show you the work He has for you; 3) listen to God's answer; and 4) step out in faith. Join us in W129/130 from Sept 9th - Nov 4th: 9:00-11:00am and 7:00-9:00pm. More information can be found on our website at: LINK
Simply Women: Fri, 9/12, 7-9pm, W129/130. Details
From 7-9pm in W129/130 at GHCC Brentwood. Speaker for the evening will be Janice Moore -- "Shake off the Dust." Come hear the Word, worship and pray with us. Invite a friend. Bring your bible. Simple!
Friendship Tea: Sat, 9/13, 10am-noon, offsite. Call 755-9870 to RSVP. Details
Let's get acquainted! For women new to GHCC or those reconnecting to meet other ladies and to enjoy a tea brunch. This is the perfect opportunity to get connected and learn more about Golden Hills. Come and bring a friend! Offsite event, 10am-noon @ the home of Rosa Andrade, 3200 Ashburton Dr. in Antioch. RSVP by 9/8 to Sue Hobbs @ 925-755-9870 or e-mail suehobbs@sbcglobal.net.
ADULT EDUCATION AND ENRICHMENT
NEW:
1) Discovery 1, 2, 3 & 4 classes begin Sun, 9/7.
Sunday @ 7:45 am Details
  • Discovery 1 Class (Herb Sprague). This class will help you to understand the foundational truths of Christianity so that you can be firmly established in the faith, confident of what you believe, and effective in living the Christian life.
Sunday @ 9:20 am Details
  • Discovery 1 Class (Ken Balderrama). This class will help you to understand the foundational truths of Christianity so that you can be firmly established in the faith, confident of what you believe, and effective in living the Christian life.
  • Discovery 1 Class (Phil Andrews). This class will help you to understand the foundational truths of Christianity so that you can be firmly established in the faith, confident of what you believe, and effective in living the Christian life.
  • Discovery 2 Class (Jim Ayala). This class will help you understand how to deepen the bond of faith between the believer and God by studying how God pursued you, who God has revealed Himself to be, and how to respond to God's calling.
  • Discovery 3 Class (Ted Grant). This class will help you understand God's purpose, mission and plan for the local church and how He has uniquely designed each believer to participate fully in His work in the world.
  • Discovery 4 Class (Kevin Dexheimer). This class study of evangelism will give you practical tools and training for sharing the Gospel in a non-threatening way.
Sunday @ 10:55 am Details
  • Discovery 1 Class (G. Cooper & D. Muse). This class will help you to understand the foundational truths of Christianity so that you can be firmly established in the faith, confident of what you believe, and effective in living the Christian life.
  • Discovery 1 Class (B. Sherwood & D. Pace). This class will help you to understand the foundational truths of Christianity so that you can be firmly established in the faith, confident of what you believe, and effective in living the Christian life.
  • Discovery 2 Class (John Maier). This class will help you understand how to deepen the bond of faith between the believer and God by studying how God pursued you, who God has revealed Himself to be, and how to respond to God's calling.
  • Discovery 3 Class (Stephen & Marianne Cameron). This class will help you understand God's purpose, mission and plan for the local church and how He has uniquely designed each believer to participate fully in His work in the world.
  • Discovery 4 Class (Bryan Frew). This class study of evangelism will give you practical tools and training for sharing the Gospel in a non-threatening way.
Sunday @ 6:00 pm Details
  • Discovery 1 Class (C. Peniche & F. Caballero). This class will help you to understand the foundational truths of Christianity so that you can be firmly established in the faith, confident of what you believe, and effective in living the Christian life.
2) When God Doesn't Make Sense begins 9/7 @ 9:20am; Details
Every person who lives long enough will experience difficulties that are not easy to understand. Doubting one's faith and one's self is a natural part of the Christian life. In this study, we will discover insight into the trials of life and how to cope with them. Our topics include: "When Life Turns Bitter," "God Is Up To Something Great," "How to Handle a Crisis," "Why God Delays Your Blessing," "Why God Allows Suffering," and "Trusting God in the Dark." God has a plan for us! "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" Jeremiah 29:11. This is a video series which will be lead by Pastor Glen Evans. Either register online at LINK or call x7101.
3) Defending the Faith 1 begins Tues, 9/2 @ 7pm. Details
This class is part one of three Defending the Faith classes offered by Biola University. Audio lectures on various apologetics topics by top Christian speakers, including Lee Strobel, Greg Koukl, William Lane Craig, John Mark Reynolds, J. P. Moreland, Craig J. Hazen, Garrett J. DeWeese, and Joe Hellerman. Register on-line at: LINK or call x7101 for more info.
Register TODAY out front, online, or call x7101.

MARRIAGE MINISTRY
Young and Marrieds Class: meets TODAY @ 10:55am in W236. Details
Come join us as we continue this 6 week video series, "The Illumination Project" (TIP) with Joy Eggerich and her father, Dr. Emerson Eggerich (author of the marriage book, Love and Respect). In this series, Joy shares her own stories and questions, believing they mirror those of her generation. Her father, Emerson, provides insight based on his own study and experiences. Together they hope their conversation will inspire wisdom, or Illumination, among this generation of young adults. TIP combines Joy's love of talking about God, relationships, art, music, and FOOD all into one place. They will also have a candid conversation about faith, dating, marriage, and male/female relationships.This 6-week series explores common questions and issues people of her generation face today. Each week includes approximately 30 minutes of video, time for discussion, and various suggestions for personal reflection. TIP is intended to bridge the gap between generations, believing we have so much to learn from those who have gone before us. This class is led by Harry & Alex Beltram, III at 10:55am in W236.

PRIMETIMERS MINISTRIES
PrimeTimers Sunday Study: The Journeys of Paul in Acts 11-28, 9:20am, W129/130. Details
PrimeTimers Sunday Study: The Journeys of Paul in Acts 11-28, 9:20am, W129/130.
Upcoming Events: Sat, 9/6--Murder Mystery Social; Fri, 9/26--Oakland/Bay Bridge Walk & Lunch; Sat, 12/13--Christmas Banquet. Details
Visit our PrimeTimers webpage at: LINK for more info. Trips: We invite anyone and everyone to join us on our trips-whether a PrimeTimer or not. Bring your kids, grandkids, great grandkids, and your friends. As long as they can handle the walking involved, we'd love to have them. Socials: Because of space considerations at our socials, we prefer for those who attend to be "close" to the PrimeTimers ages of 60+. We say "close," because our pastor and several others in the class are not a PrimeTimers age (yet), so if you're in the ballpark, join us.

GLOBAL OUTREACH
GO Prayer & Praise: Join us in praising God for what He is doing amoung unreached peoples: Mon, 7pm in GO Room.
Young Life Golf Tournament fundraiser: Golf Fore Kids, Fri, 9/19 at Lone Tree Golf Course in ANT. Tickets/info on Plaza. Details
Online info at: LINK for brochures and online registration.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTER
Interested in serving? We have a critical need for outdoor greeters, security, kitchen help & more! Join us for our next orientation THIS Fri, 9/5. For more information, please call 778-1893.

SHEPHERDING MINISTRIES
Interested in baptism? Join us on Sunday, 9/7 @ 7:45am in the Worship Center Board Room or @ 6pm in W148. Learn about baptism & why Christ commands us to be baptized. Call Sunny at x7150 to sign up.
RECOVERY MINISTRY
Recovery groups meet in Brentwood on Fridays @ 7pm.
DivorceCare and DivorceCare For Kids continue to meet on Mondays @ 7pm in Brentwood.
Newcomers welcome.
Call x7163 for more details.

BETHESDA VILLAGE
Bethesda, our future ministry for young men struggling with life-controlling issues, will hold a BBQ & Silent Auction on Sat, 9/13 from 6-8pm. Tickets available at Bethesda table out front. Adults $20; 6-12 yr $10; 5 & under are free; call x7163.

WORSHIP ARTS
For King & Country @ GHCC on Fri, 10/10. Tickets online (Forkingandcountry.com) or on the plaza NEXT Sunday.
Kids choirs resume Sun, 9/21. Register online NOW @ goldenhills.org
Celebration Singers: Thur @ 7pm, W118. Details
It's not too late to join us! Now is the BEST time to join Celebration Singers!

ANTIOCH CAMPUS
English as a Second Language (ESL): Saturdays--10am-noon. Details
If you or someone you know would like to learn to speak English, join us on Saturdays at the Antioch Campus from 10 am - noon. All ages are welcome. No childcare is available.
Women's Bible Study: Power in Purpose begins THIS Thur, 9/4, 9:30-11:30am. Cost is $5. Details
Class fee of $5 includes the booklet. Sign up TODAY at the Info Table.
Annual Church Picnic: Sun, 9/7 @ 12:30pm at Mountaire Park in Antioch. Details
Join us for the Antioch Campus' 2nd Annual Church Picnic at Mountaire Park (3135 Sunset Lane, Antioch) from 12:30 - 3:30pm. Please bring your own lunch, chairs, shade awnings, etc. We will gather for the meal blessing at 1pm. If you would like to bring some food to share, please do so. Fun, games, fellowship, and water balloons will be waiting for YOU!

FYI
Both campuses will be closed tomorrow, Monday, September 1st, in celebration of the Labor Day Holiday.
September & Quarterly Calendars available TODAY.
GHCC Budget Report: Our 2014 general fund is running at 97% of budget. This represents a year-to-date shortfall of $139,560. Praise the Lord for meeting our every need (Phil. 4:19) and for your faithfulness.
Golden Pages Service Directory 2014/2015 issue is now available. Printed copies are available at the Info Center and it's also on the About Us tab on our website: LINK
Community Bible Study Women's Day class begins THIS Wed, 9/3 from 9-11am at GHCC in W129/130. The study this year is on Daniel & Revelation. Please come that day or pre-register by calling 234-5709 or 420-6302.