Bulletin - Week of Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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CHILDRENS MINISTRIES
Would you like to serve in Children's Ministry? Please stop by the CM Office TODAY to find out more information or visit our CM volunteer page on goldenhills.org.

AWANA
No Awana THIS week.
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, contact the CM Office.

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT MINISTRIES
MS 180: NO meeting THIS Wed. Details
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.
See's Candy Sale out front 11/30 & 12/7.
Wreath Pick Up: THIS Sat, 11/29, 9am-noon.
See's Pick Up: Sun, 12/7.
MS Winter Camp: Feb 13-16. Registration opens Sun, 12/7.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT MINISTRIES
HS Thursday: NO meeting this week. 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.
See's Candy Sale out front 11/30 & 12/7.
Wreath Pick Up: THIS Sat, 11/29, 9am-noon.
See's Pick Up: Sun, 12/7.
HS Winter Camp: Feb 6-9. Registration opens Sun, 12/7.

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRIES
Kairos: Tuesdays, 7-9pm in the MPR. 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.
Thanksgiving Leftovers Potluck: THIS Sat, Nov 29 @ 5:30pm in the MPR.
Winter Retreat: Jan 9-11; $125.

CORE GHCC MENS MINISTRY
GHCC Annual Men's Turkey Bowl: THIS Thur, 11/27, 7-9am @ Bristow Middle School Field in Brentwood. Volunteers needed; call Rich @ 783-4669. Details
While the real turkey is in the oven, come on out and participate in one of this country's most prestigious annual sporting events. Experience again those magical days of your youth out on the gridiron. Come, revel in a couple hours of flag football, fun, and fellowship on the football field. These games will be played on the Brentwood Community ball field behind the Bristow Middle School off of 855 Minnesota Avenue in Brentwood. Volunteers needed, so please call Rich Lopez at (925) 783-4669. Free Event!!!
Wed eve Men's Bible Study: The Book of Acts. None THIS week! Details
Come join us as we take a closer look at the Book of Acts, which will be held on Wednesday evenings through December 17, 2014, from 7:00 to 8:30pm upstairs in rooms W234/235. (This study is for Men Only.) We are 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
Christmas Extravaganza tickets still available. Contact Jennifer @ jenwilson88@gmail.com or 626-5117. Men servers, Greeters & Kitchen help needed; sign up on the WM website Details
If you are interested in volunteering as a Men Server, Greeter or help in the kitchen, please visit our website at LINK to sign up online.
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 will be available TODAY, Sunday, November 23rd, to discuss opportunities where your gifts may be of service.
ADULT EDUCATION AND ENRICHMENT
Tuesday evening study with Pastor Dave Parsons as he briefly unfolds Colossians @ 7pm in W246/247. Details
While imprisoned in Rome, the Apostle Paul penned two of the most powerful epistles in all the Bible: Ephesians and Colossians. These short letters are packed with doctrine, illustrations, and practical insights for victorious Christian living. Come join Pastor Dave Parsons for an expositional, brief study through Colossians.

MARRIAGE MINISTRY
Young & Marrieds Class: TODAY @ 10:55am in W236. Topic: Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage video series. Details
Mark Gungor is one of the top marriage and family speakers in the US, with thousands of couples attending his seminars every month. Thanks to the hilarious, practical and no-holds-barred advice from Mark, the dynamics of marriages are changing all over North America. He explores the underlying dynamics of male/female relationships, combining striking clarity and practical solutions to common relationship woes. Mark's entertaining illustrations are so hilarious and original, you will be sharing them with all your friends. His humor makes his teaching enjoyable, effective, and memorable, helping husbands and wives remember these insights and immediately put them to work. You will experience all the facts and side-splitting fun of Mark's look at life, love, and marriage. Couples will laugh, learn, and be able to make real, positive changes to their marriage. Share the Laugh Your Way experience with someone you love; even your spouse will thank you! This will be a DVD driven class led by Harry IV & Alex Beltram.

PRIMETIMERS MINISTRIES
While imprisoned in Rome, the Apostle Paul penned two of the most powerful epistles in all the Bible: Ephesians and Colossians. These short letters are packed with doctrine, illustrations, and practical insights for victorious Christian living. Come join Pastor Dave Parsons for an expositional, brief study through Colossians.PrimeTimers Sunday Study: The Journeys of Paul in Acts 11-28, 9:20am, W129/130. NO class on 11/30 Happy Thanksgiving! 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.
Christmas Banquet Sat, 12/13. Details
Visit our PrimeTimers webpage at: LINK for more info. 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 several people in the class are not a PrimeTimers age (yet), so if you're in the ballpark, join us.

GLOBAL OUTREACH
GO Prayer & Praise: Monday at 7pm in the GO Room (W131).

COMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTER
TODAY is the last opportunity to sign up outside to volunteer and/or donate food for the Thanksgiving Dinners!
Bagging of food donations will take place at the COC this year. Join us THIS Wed, 11/26 @ 10am. Questions? Call 778-1893.

SHEPHERDING MINISTRIES
Christmas Angels: If you can help at Christmastime, please sign up at Cher's office to adopt a child/children to purchase gifts for this Christmas. Call x7120. Details
Our Christmas Angel Program was created to assist in providing gifts for children of families within the body of Golden Hills Community Church who need help at Christmastime. If you want to participate as a Christmas Angel & if you can't wait to start shopping, stop by Cher Richardson's office in the Early Childhood Wing, Worship Center Bldg. and adopt a child or children for Christmas or call Cher @ 516-0653, x7120 with questions. Needs: Adopt a child/children, cash donations, food & gift cards & gift certificates.
Baptism Classes: Sun, 12/7 @ 7:45am or 6pm. RSVP @ x7150. Details
Interested in baptism? Join us on Sunday, 12/7, @ 7:45am in the Worship Center Boardroom or @ 6Ppm in W148. Learn about baptism & why Christ commands us to be baptized. Class meets the 1st Sunday of every month. Sign-up w/Sunny @ x7150.

CONNECTING MINISTRIES
Have a heart to serve God? "... Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others ..." (1 Pet. 4:10). Ministry tours are on Sundays @ 9am in W140. Contact Pastor Ken at x7152 for more info.
RECOVERY MINISTRY
Join us in thanking God for the great ministry & opportunities to serve that new Hope Recovery offers. No meeting in Brentwood THIS Friday (11/28). Antioch New Hope continues on Mondays @ 7pm.
Please call x7163 for more info.

BETHESDA VILLAGE
Please continue to pray that God's direction will be evident in every phase of this ministry.

WORSHIP ARTS
Be sure to invite your neighbors, friends & family to join us as we celebrate the ONE KING who holds the hope of the world. Presented by Celebration Singers on Sat, 12/20 @ 6pm and again on Christmas Eve, Wed, 12/24, at 2, 4 & 6pm.

ANTIOCH CAMPUS
Christmas Decorating Day is THIS Sat, 11/29 from 8:30am-noon.
Potluck NEXT Sun, 11/30.

BAPTISMS
Being baptized TODAY at 2:30pm in the Brentwood MPR: Details
  • Gino Borjon-Chiapero
  • Alfreda Charway
  • Claribel Charway
  • Grady Coffman
  • Jessica Djaja
  • David Navarrette
  • Elayne Navarrette
  • Joe Navarrette
  • Christian Lewis-Sanchez
  • Tyler O'Connor
  • Cassidy Sanchez
  • Hailey Siligo
  • Arlene Songco
  • Caitlin Songco
  • Calista Songco
  • Clarissa Songco
  • Darla Wylie
  • Todd Wylie

SMALL GROUP CAMPAIGN
Small Group Campaign - God's Eternal Kingdom, begins mid-January. Want info to lead a Campaign Small Group? Stop by W148 between services, visit goldenhills.org and click on "Be a Campaign Small Group Leader," call x7150. Details
Small Group Campaign - God's Eternal Kingdom - begins in mid-January. Interested in leading a campaign small group? Want more info? Go to our church website (www.goldenhills.org), click on "Be a Campaign Small Group Leader," or call Sunny @ x7150.

FYI
Thanksgiving Eve Service: THIS Wednesday, 11/26 @ 7:30pm in the Sanctuary. No child care - kids are welcome! No Awana, youth or adult classes that night.
December & Quarterly Calendars available.
GHCC Budget Report: Our 2014 general fund is running at 95% of budget. This represents a year-to-date shortfall of $285,173. Praise the Lord for meeting our every need (Phil. 4:19) and for your faithfulness.