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“Work as Worship” One Day Seminar

February 23 from 8:30am-3:30pm. Check out the website for more info

https://www.workasworshipretreat.org and register with JCCC. Breakfast, snacks and Chick Fil A lunch provided with $25 registration fee.

2018 JCCC Census

Throughout February, you can update personal info, join an online directory, check contributions and set up recurring givings by completing our Census Application. Visit our stations set up in the Multipurpose Room during the month of February.

Sunday Lunch

This month's Last Sunday Lunch will be February 25th; please sign up if you’d like to attend. January & February visitors and college students eat FREE! Cost is $3 per plate and the menu this month is meatloaf, mashed potatoes and green beans.

Winter Weather Policy

Wednesday nights– follow Carson Newman University schedule; Sunday mornings– Check our website or social media pages for announcements.

Hearing-Assistance at JCCC!

Assistive Listening devices are available for those who need aid hearing the sermon. Please bring your own headphones/earbuds that have a traditional 3.5mm headphone jack. Speak to our sound technician at the sound booth in the back of the sanctuary to check out a device.

Pecans Are Here

We have XL pieces of this year’s crop of pecans available for purchase this week. They are $10 per pound bag.

Attention Ladies

The Women's Ministry is looking for individuals that would be interested in planning, suggesting activities and ideas for the upcoming 2018 year. If you would like to be a part of this group, we welcome you and your interest. Please email the church or contact Sara Smith at 423-312-0751. Let's make 2018 a great spiritual year for ministering to women in our church and community!

Welcome Ministries—Next Week (February 25, 2018)

Parking Lot: Ben Price, Bryan Price

Gathering Place: Diana Price, Amy Orr

Sanctuary Lobby: Beth Arsenault, Mike Casey

Bulletins: Paul & Mary Irwin

Sanctuary Greeter: Opportunity to volunteer!


KidsWay

KidsWay Wednesday Night Schedule

The evening schedule is as follows:

6:15pm– Arrive & check in

6:20pm– Dinner** is served

6:20-7:30pm– Classes for nursery –5th grade

7:30-8:15pm– For the parents who are attending small groups, KidsWay will offer an “enrichment time” where kids can either attend a quiet time/movie room or a study hall to complete their homework. Parents– if you do not attend a small group, the pick up time for your child is 7:30pm.

**There is a suggested donation of $3 per child for those participating in dinner, classes and the enrichment time OR $2 for those just attending dinner and class.

KidsWay Wellness Reminder

Please be mindful of the fact that we have several kids with conditions such as asthma and diabetes and something like a simple cold or stomach bug can put these kids in the hospital. If your child has had a fever greater than 100, has had vomiting, diarrhea, an unexplained rash, eye or skin infection or a sore throat within the past 24 hours, please keep them at home.

Our goal is to provide a safe and healthy environment for all of our kids and workers.

Thank you!

KidsWay T-Shirts Available

Our KidsWay department has T-shirts available for purchase in the Welcome Area downstairs. There are multiple sizes available and the cost is $8 for 2XLs, $6 for all other sizes.


Youth

Youth Rally

Sunday, February 18 from 5-7pm at West Towne Christian Church. Sign-ups will be available Sundays and Wednesdays. We depart from church at 4pm and we will arrive back around 8pm. The food is free and a love offering will be taken to help towards missions but it is optional.

Deeper Life

Our DL groups meet every Sunday morning at 9:30am in the Youth Loft.

Lighthouse Schedule

Dinner served at 6:15pm; cost is $2. Regular service for youth group.


Adult

New Sunday Classes!

Starting on January 21, we are excited to begin offering “Sunday Short-Terms.” These elective classes will last no more than 10 weeks and will cover a variety of topics. Simply register, attend and enjoy!

“Short-Terms” beginning January 21:

Ask It: The Question that Will Revolutionize How You Make Decisions

Led by: Evan Anderson and Justin Sterling

Discover a Biblical teaching for wise decision-making.

Time/Place: 9:30am in Room 207

Financial Peace FLEX Course

Led by: Barbie Dyer

The FLEX Course offers the popular Dave Ramsey Financial Peace material in a new format. You can watch the videos online at home and then participate in a discussion on Sundays led by FPU Master Coach, Barbie Dyer. The kit for Financial Peace is $100. We can offer you a 6-month payment plan. This is a wonderful investment in your financial future!

Time/Place: 11am in Room 208

JC3 Basics (starts Feb. 4)

Led by: John and Luke Emmert

Discover what Jefferson City Christian Church is all about. We will cover basic beliefs, ministry opportunities and best ways to connect to JC3! This is a four-week course that will be offered every other month (begins February 4).

Time/Place: 11am in Room 207

If you are interested in something that is more long-term, then you may want to check out our ongoing Sunday groups:

The Foundation: For those wanting to grow in the basics of Christian faith (9:30am in Room 209)

Agape: A traditional Sunday School group (11am in Room 209)

Small Groups

Our Small Groups meet in homes, restaurants and at the church. Different groups have different goals. Some study a book of the Bible while some gather to encourage each other during a particular season of life. Email john@jeffcitychurch.com if you are interested in joining or helping start a Small Group.

JC3 University

JC3 University began our Spring semester Wednesday, January 10th with a class from which we can all benefit: Apologetics.

Apologetics is defined as "the religious discipline of defending or attempting to prove the truth of religious doctrines through systematic argumentation and discourse." During this 5 week series, you will learn how to talk about God to those who do not believe. You will learn how to understand how to understand and refute objections many non-believers will pose, including:

  • If God is real, why is there so much pain and suffering?
  • Why do I need God? I have plenty of meaning without him.
  • Hasn't the Bible been disproved by evolution?
  • Isn't the Bible just a bunch of fairy tales and stories?
  • Can't we just make our own morality?
  • Join us and learn to be equipped to help others and strengthen your own faith at the same time.

    Classes began Wednesday, January 10th at 6:30pm.


    Opportunities to Serve

    Are You Musically Inclined?

    If you sing or play an instrument and you’re interested in serving with the JC3 worship team on Sunday mornings, we would love to have you! We’re looking to add a few consistent vocalists as well as any “substitute” instrumentalists - either for special occasions or in instances where our regular team members are unavailable. Please contact Stephanie at 865-824-7057 or svalentine811@gmail.com OR plan to meet with her this week for more information on how to join in!

    KidsWay Looking for Volunteers

    Our KidsWay department is looking for folks who would enjoy helping in ANY capacity (technology, security, teaching, etc.) If you have a heart to serve and would like more information on how you can volunteer, please contact Michelle Emmert (michelle.emmert80gmail.com.)

    Food Pantry Donations

    We serve many non-perishable items to members of our community as well as church family each month from our pantry, especially during the colder months of the year. If you would like to make donations, you may bring items to room 203 (near the front office) or you may make a monetary donation by writing a check to JCCC and mark “food pantry” in the memo line.

    Welcome Team for Wednesdays!

    Due to the growth of our Wednesday nights, we are looking for a few friendly faces who might help us Welcome people and help them find their classes.

    WHAT WILL I DO: Have your JC3 team lanyard on and be ready to greet from 6:10pm – 6:40pm. Know where the classes/ministries meet (we have a TV screen and a handout that will help you). Help people feel welcome! Sign up on your Connection Card or contact John at john@jeffcitychurch.com to become a volunteer.

    Serve with Sunday Lunches

    If you are willing to serve on a Sunday lunch clean-up team, your team will work only three times a year for about 20-30minutes each time. The job is washing dishes and taking out some trash. It’s only three times per year because we’ll have three teams of four people (we take some months off from lunches). If you think you can help, then we’d love to have you on one of our lunch teams! Please reply to this email or talk to Monique Hewling at church!

    Help Wanted!

    We are making plans to remodel our bathrooms located near the sanctuary and we need folks willing to strip wallpaper and repaint. If you can help with these jobs, please respond to this email and we will give you more details about the task.


  • Please pray for Brenda and Darwin Miller's son, Paul. He was admitted to Jefferson Memorial Hospital with pneumonia and later transferred to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga (that was the closest hospital with an available ICU bed.) He is now resting and stable.
  • Please be in prayer for Allen Willard, father of Aaron Willard. He is ill and has been admitted to the hospital for further testing.

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