Praying Pelican, Youth Missions Breakfast Fundraiser, FEC Certificate of Theology  

The KCC Loop is a weekly newsletter from King’s Cross Church featuring recent sermons, church family updates, community events, resources, and more.

Samuel Andres - June 9, 2024

1. Worship the Only True God

Why Obey the 10 Commandments? |‌ I. Because of Who God Is | 1. Deliverer, 19:1-4; 20:1-2 | Holy (Scary Holy), 19:7-20 | 3. Only God is God, 20:3 | II. Because of Who We Are, Ex. 19:5-6; 1 Peter 2:9

Scripture References: 1 Peter 2:9, Exodus 20:1-3, Exodus 19:1-25

 

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Weekly Fighter Verse

Psalm 139:13-14

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.

Weekly New City Catechism

Question 17: What is idolatry?

Answer*: Idolatry is trusting in created things rather than the Creator for our hope and happiness, significance and security.

*Children’s answer is the bold text

Next Sunday's Sermon Text

Exodus 20:4-6 (ESV)

“You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.

KCC Church Family
Updates and Events

Giving Tuesday Africa

PRAYING PELICAN YOUTH GROUP MISSIONS TRIP

July 27th – August 3rd

Toward the end of July, a group of KCC youth and leaders will be serving the local church in Patillas, Puerto Rico for one week through an organization called Praying Pelican Missions (PPM). PPM’s mission is to build up, encourage, and assist the local Church in serving and reaching their communities for Christ. They seek to establish genuine partnerships between churches local and abroad through short-term missions, church sponsorships, and disaster response.

Giving Tuesday Africa

YOUTH MISSIONS TRIP BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER

Sunday, June 16th | 8:45am @ The Fellowship Hall

The Youth Group will hold a breakfast to raise funds for their missions trip to Puerto Rico before the worship service. Come for a delicious sit-down meal to support them with free-will donations!

Community Events and Needs

Kid's Corner

DEFIANCE UNITED

June 23rd | 6:30pm | Defiance Downtown Amphitheater

Do you desire unity and connection with other believers in the area? Come to Defiance United at the Defiance Downtown Amphitheater (located on Clinton Street, behind Cabin Fever Coffee) for an evening of prayer and worship with the greater body of Christ in our community.

Kid's Corner

FEC CERTIFICATE OF THEOLOGY

Sign-up Deadline is June 28th (w/o Bachelor’s degree) and August 9th (w/Bachelor’s degree)

Want to sharpen your theological skills at a fraction of the cost of an accredited degree plan? The FEC Certificate of Theology offers Christian leaders a track of theological education that can be completed while in a ministry position or as part of training for one.  Fully-accredited Master’s level courses are offered at a comfortable pace, 100% online, at a fraction of the normal cost. And, now, there is a provision for those without a Bachelors degree to apply. FEC pays a third, KCC pays a third, and you pay a third. You won’t find a more affordable option.

Kid's Corner

MARRIAGE RETREAT

September 6th – 8th

Crossroads Wauseon is excited to offer a weekend away for couples seeking to strengthen their marriage and build lasting memories together!

This year’s retreat will be held at the Sauder Heritage Inn (22611 OH-2, Archbold, OH 43502) the weekend of September 6-8, 2024. The topic will be: “Overcoming Threats to Your Marriage.” The total cost for the weekend is $390 per couple. This includes two continental breakfasts, Saturday evening dinner at The Barn Restaurant, access to Sauder Village, lodging, snacks, materials, and a special gift for each couple. You will enjoy relevant teaching that will strengthen and encourage your marriage along with significant amounts of free time to explore Sauder Village and the greater NW Ohio area, reconnect as a couple and enjoy the amenities at the Inn.

To register or for more information, click the button below.
**A minimum payment of $100 will be due to reserve your spot, with the full balance due NO LATER THAN Friday, August 2, 2024.

Prayer

SUNDAY PRAYER MEETING

Every Sunday | 9:00am

We are reviving a weekly prayer meeting at 9:00am in the Prayer Room/Mother’s Lounge. Everyone is invited to come seek the Lord together and pray for gospel renewal in our church, our community and around the world. Let’s outgrow this room in our devotion to prayer as a church.

“We need a work of the Holy Ghost of a supernatural kind, putting power into the preaching of the Word, inspiring all believers with heavenly energy, and solemnly affecting the hearts of the careless so that they may turn to God and live.” -C. H. Spurgeon, Only a Prayer Meeting.

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Kid's Corner

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