Bulletin - Week of Sunday, September 14th, 2014

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CHILDRENS MINISTRIES
Children's Ministry is looking for wonderful people to serve on ministry teams. Please stop by the Children's Ministry Office for more information.

AWANA
Awana is FULL. All ages have waiting lists. If you would like to join the waiting list, you can sign up online. If you would like to get trained to be an Awana leader, please contact the CM Office.

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT MINISTRIES
MS 180 weekly Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm, MS Amp. Details
Middle School 180 small groups have begun. 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 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, THIS Fri, 9/19 @ 7pm, MPR. Theme: Worst School Picture.
Baptism Class, Sun, 10/5 @ 11am in Stu Ofc. Details
All MS and HS students are welcome to come learn about baptism -- what it is, what it isn't, who should do it, how and why. No sign-up, just come. This class is required for baptism at Golden Hills.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT MINISTRIES
HS Thursday nights, 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.
Baptism Class, Sun, 10/5 @ 11am in Stu Ofc. Details
All MS and HS students are welcome to come learn about baptism -- what it is, what it isn't, who should do it, how and why. No sign-up, just come. This class is required for baptism at Golden Hills.
Q&A on Relationships: Sun, 10/12, 12:30-2pm in the HS Amp. Details
HS students are encouraged to bring their relationship questions to the Q & A time on Sunday, Oct 12, from 12:30-2 pm in the HS Amphitheater. Our panel will discuss dating, marriage, and other relationship topics.

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRIES
Kairos: Tuesdays, 7-9pm in the MPR. NEW series: "Restored." 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.
Adopt-a-Student Sign ups @ table on Sundays, 9/28 or 10/5. Details
We want our college students to know we care about them while they are away at school, so each Fall we send them a little care package. Adults interested in "adopting" a student and donating to the care package cost can sign up at our table out front on Sunday, Sept 28th or Oct 5th.

CORE GHCC MENS MINISTRY
New Wednesday Evening Men's Bible Study is studying the Book of Acts @ 7pm in W234/235. All men are welcome. Details
Come join us as we take a closer look at the Book of Acts, which will be held on Wednesday evenings, September 10 thru December 17, 2014, from 7:00 to 8:30pm upstairs in rooms W234/235. (This study is for Men Only.) We will be studying the spread of Christianity during the 30 years immediately following the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Acts serves as a link between the Gospels and the Letters. It is called "The Acts of the Apostles" and is a bridge between the life of Jesus and the ministry of the Apostle Paul. It can also be called "The Acts of the Holy Spirit," which we will learn about. Led by Bill Uhlrich.
WOMENS MINISTRIES
Bible Studies: Power in Purpose. Register in W129/130 on Tues @ 9am or 7pm. 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
Join a vital ministry! Stop by the WM table TODAY. Details
Women's Ministries is looking for a few women to fill some immediate needs. A Women's Ministries representative is available TODAY, Sunday, Sept 14th, to discuss opportunities where your gifts may be of service.
MOPS, Thur, 9/18, 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!
CPW Women's Conf registration begins 9/21. Details
It's time to register for CPW Women's Conference, to be held January 23-25, 2015 at the Hyatt Spa Resort in Monterey. Easy online registration by going to www.goldenhills.org and look for the link under Women's Ministry OR register out front the next three Sundays, Sept 21st, 28th and Oct 5th . Don't miss this great event featuring speaker Elisa Morgan, The Beauty of Broken.

ADULT EDUCATION AND ENRICHMENT
ALL Discovery 1, 2, 3, 4 & elective classes have begun. Info Center has a listing of current available classes. Thank you in advance for your patience while we are working out the bumps in our new check-in process.

MARRIAGE MINISTRY
GHCC Annual Marriage Retreat @ Lake Tahoe: Nov 14-16. Register out front TODAY, in the church office midweek, or online. Limited spots available, so don't delay. 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.

PRIMETIMERS MINISTRIES
PrimeTimers Sunday Study: The Journeys of Paul in Acts 11-28, 9:20am, W129/130. Details
Pastor Rick Moe is currently taking us through a series on Paul's missionary journeys as recorded in the Book of Acts, chapters 11-28. We will learn not only where he went, but also why. And through the use of pictures, we will also see many of the places where Paul and his associates visited (Iconium, Lystra, Derbe, Ephesus, Corinth, Philippi, and Athens). God used Paul as His point person to spread the Gospel beyond the borders of Israel and the Jewish people. For this, we owe Paul a great debt of gratitude. Cost: NONE. PrimeTimers Class meets at 9:20am in rooms W129/130 for refreshments, singing hymns, and wonderful lessons from God's Word. Taught by Pastor Rick Moe.
Upcoming Events: 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: Mon, 7pm in W131. Join us in praising God for what He is doing in answer to prayer for the unreached. Details
Please join us in praising God for what He is doing in answer to prayer for unreached peoples and our friends in ministry.
Young Life Golf Tournament fundraiser: Golf Fore Kids, THIS Fri, 9/19 at Lone Tree Golf Course. Tickets & info on Plaza. Details
Online info at: LINK for brochures and online registration.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTER
Urgent need to fill two part-time supervisor positions at the COC--one for Evening Facility/Security, and the other for Head Cook & Food Services. Details on the website at goldenhills.org/ministries/community/index.php.
CONNECTING MINISTRIES
"Worship the Lord your God and serve Him only" (Matthew 4:10). A Ministry Tour will help you find your best fit for serving. Join us on Sundays @ 9am in W140. Contact Pastor Ken at x7152 for more info.

RECOVERY MINISTRY
Recovery groups meet in Brentwood on Fridays @ 7pm.
GriefShare, an adult group for those who have lost someone in death, begins 9/23 & meets on Tuesdays in the Board Room of the Worship Ctr. Call x7163 for more details.

BETHESDA VILLAGE
Thanks to all who came to our fundraiser last evening. Please pray for the selection of mentors for this ministry to young men struggling with life-controlling issues. For more information, please call Sally at x7163.

WORSHIP ARTS
Kids choirs resume Sun, 9/21. Register online NOW @ goldenhills.org.
Celebration Singers: Thur @ 7pm, W118.
For King & Country @ GHCC on Fri, 10/10. Tickets online (Forkingandcountry.com) or on the plaza TODAY.

ANTIOCH CAMPUS
English as a Second Language (ESL), meets on Saturdays from 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.
Join our next Antioch campus church potluck on Sun, 9/28 after the first service. Bring some food to share.

FYI
All Church Prayer: TOMORROW, Monday, 9/15 @ 7pm in W248. Everyone is welcome to join us as we bring our prayers & petitions before our Heavenly Father.
GHCC Budget Report: Our 2014 general fund is running at 96% of budget. This represents a year-to-date shortfall of $170,598. Praise the Lord for meeting our every need (Phil. 4:19) and for your faithfulness.