Sunday, Jan 15
Series: Rooted at The Orchard
Title: Truth
Passage: 2 Timothy 3:10-17

Thank you for taking the time to read Orchard's weekly news bulletin.  It is our hope that the information in this communication will enable you to get plugged in, get to know your brothers and sisters in Christ, and come together in fellowship as Christ followers with the goal of "inviting people to experience Hope through Faith in Christ." 

If you missed last Sunday, you can listen to last week's sermon "The Church" by clicking here.

Weekly Memory Verse: "Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."  Philippians 4:6-7


UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS


OCC PANCAKE BREAKFAST!

Come join us this Sunday, Jan 15 for an all Church Family Pancake Breakfast.  
Breakfast starts right after the first service at 10:00 a.m.  Bring your family and friends as we participate together in biblical fellowship.


NEW ADULT STUDY!

Please join us at 9am in the Choir Room for a four week Adult Education Class beginning tomorrow, Jan 8 taught by Pete Turner.

Topics Include:

Your Identity in Christ:
How does the outlook of your identity in Christ effect your spiritual growth?  How does identity in Christ shape your outlook on the way you deal with others, and how see yourself.  What identifies you?

Learning to share your Story:
Your life matters and is useful in helping others find a relationship with Jesus Christ.  Learn how to write and share your testimony of being a Christ follower.  Why is this important?

Discipleship 101
Learn an easy but effective way to lead a Discovery Bible study.  It will surprise you how simple this is and easy to do.  Once you’ve learned this lesson, you can begin to involve those around you to discover God and His plan of salvation.

Forgiveness:
Forgiveness is a profound concept.  It is a blessing to receive it, yet hard to grasp and fully appreciate.  Do you fully grasp that you have been fully forgiven?  Do you have a hard time forgiving yourself?  Other?  Come and learn some lessons on forgiveness.


2017 3rd ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF

Would you like to take part in the planning and presenting of one of Orchard’s most fun events?  If so, we have the right spot for you.  We will be having another of our great chili cool-offs in early March and are in the process of building a team to handle this event.  Contact Jan Bittner for more information or to let us know this interests you.  (760) 743-3172  jbittner@orchardcc.org


3rd ANNUAL CAMPING WEEKEND

Attention all campers: Save the dates of May 26 – May 29, 2017 for Orchard’s third annual camping weekend.  Watch for more details.

If you would be interested in helping organize and facilitate the camping weekend, please contact Jan Bittner at (760) 743-3172 or jbittner@orchardcc.org.


CONGREGATIONAL NEEDS

Biblical Counseling Available

Natalie Boyd is working towards her Masters in Biblical Counseling with the Master’s University. She will be continuing her internship with Orchard this spring semester. If you are a female and interested in receiving free counseling, please contact her at nboyd@orchardcc.org.


CLASSIFIEDS

Giveaways!

Cage - Free to first caller: large, sturdy, two-level cage, suitable for guinea pigs, rats, or dwarf rabbits. Call the Bittners' at (760) 743-3172  


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