God is love. This is probably three of the most often used words to describe God. Jeremy’s sermon last Sunday was on this attribute of God. God is often portrayed in Scripture as a loving Father, which sets Him apart from other faith traditions. He relates to His people as His children and not just subjects. This is because He doesn’t merely tolerate us but loves us. And not because there is anything inherently lovable about us, sinners as we are, but because He has chosen to love us despite our sinful tendencies. He loved us to the point of sending His son to pay the penalty of our sin. In short, if we want to know how much God loves you, look at the cross.
Church Picnic w/2nd Baptist
Sunday, August 28th @ Latty Grove Park
after our worship gathering
We are planning to join with our 2nd Baptist brothers and sisters for a picnic at Latty Grove Park in Defiance on August 28th immediately following our worship gathering. KCC will be providing the main dish: TACOS! If your last name starts with N-Z, please bring a dessert. If A-M, please bring a side dish. And start rounding up some yard games you could also bring.
Covenant Members’ Town Hall Meeting
Sunday, August 28th
6pm @ The Commons
We will be hosting another Town Hall Meeting for KCC covenant members on Sunday, August 28th @ the Commons, 6pm to discuss the proposals relating to joining together with 2nd Baptist. We will NOT be voting at this meeting; we will discuss the FAQ’s document we previously handed out. A large portion of the time will be devoted to Q & A about the specifics of joining together. Please contact Sam or Parks if you have any specific questions not covered in the FAQ. Also, see Sam or Parks if you like a copy of the FAQ.
Announcing Plans for Fall Equipping Classes on Wednesday Evenings
Embrace Grace and Embrace Life
King’s Cross is excited to announce our fall semesters of Embrace Life and Embrace Grace! The 2022 season kicks off with Embrace Grace (for pregnant women) meeting every Tuesday, 7-8:30pm from September 6th through November 15th at the KCC Office and Commons. Embrace Life (for current mothers) will meet every Monday from 5:30-7pm at the Commons from September 12th through November 21. Volunteers are still needed. Please be praying over this unique ministry. Contact Becca Rupp at email@example.com with any questions or to sign up to help. Participants must register by clicking on the corresponding button below.
LifeWise Praise Report
Community Fundraising Events
YOUTH FOR CHRIST 3RD ANNUAL GOLF OUTING
September 9th @ Ironwood Golf Club (Wauseon, OH)
YFC (another one of our ministry partners) is hosting a golf scramble fundraiser on September 9th, 2022. Registration starts at 7:30am and shotgun start at 8am with lunch at the turn. Entry fee is $300 per team ($75 per player). All proceeds will go directly to impacting area teens. For more information on the event or to register, click HERE.
CPC 36TH ANNUAL WALKATHON AND 5K COLOR RUN
September 17th @ MacDonald-Ruff Ice Arena (Bryan, OH)
CPC Women’s Health Resource is also hosting another fundraising event in September. You can sign up to run or walk in the Walkathon and 5K Color Run (as well as 1 mile Fun Run for kids) at the MacDonald-Ruff Ice Arena (601 Townline Rd., Bryan, OH) on Saturday, September 17th. The 5K Color Run registration begins at 8am and the Walkathon registration begins at 9am. You can get sponsors to donate money for your run, and there will be prizes for the individuals and teams that raise the most funds. Click HERE for more information or to register.
NEW CITY CATECHISM: Question 34
QUESTION: Since we are redeemed by grace alone, through Christ alone, must we still do good works and obey God’s Word?
ANSWER*: Yes, because Christ, having redeemed us by his blood, also renews us by his Spirit; so that our lives may show love and gratitude to God; so that we may be assured of our faith by the fruits; and so that by our godly behavior others may be won to Christ.
*Children’s answer is the bold text
OLD STORY NEW FAMILY DEVOTIONAL: 57
WEEKLY FIGHTER VERSE:
YOUTH DISCIPLESHIP: Thursdays @ 6:30pm
NEXT WEEK’S SERMON TEXT: Psalm 34
KCC T-SHIRTS and Water Bottles
We still have KCC t-shirts available in several sizes for $10. There are also some KCC water bottles for $5. These can be purchased at the YMCA on Sunday mornings.
BIBLICAL COUNSELING at KCC
WE WOULD LOVE TO PRAY FOR YOU
We would love to pray for you! Some people think that only major crises of life are worth praying for, but the truth is that everyone needs prayer for something. James 4:2 says that we do not have because we do not ask, and when we do we often have false or impure motives. So the first step is to ask. So please come and let us pray for you in person at our Sunday worship gathering. Or, if you would like prayer now, just click the button below and fill out the form and we will pray for you.
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