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Last Sunday Lunch Update

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, there will be no Last Sunday Lunch for May. The next lunch will be scheduled for June 24.

The 2018 JCCC Census

Thanks to all who participated in our census this month. We will still be sending forms attached to our weekly emails or you can pick them up at the Information Desk and turn them back in at Census box on the same desk. You may also email us a photo of you and/or your family for the online directory at any time. If you did not get a chance to sign up for online offering/giving, and you’d like help with that, then just let us know and we’ll set up a time to meet and help you with that.

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 Still Available

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

Welcome Ministries—Next Week (May 27, 2018)

Parking Lot: Ben Price, Bryan Price

Gathering Place: Diana Price

Sanctuary Lobby: Beth Arsenault, Mike Casey

Bulletins: Paul & Mary Irwin


KidsWay Wednesday Night Schedule: Final class will was May 9 as we break for Summer!

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.


VBS “Shipwrecked”: Dates are June 3-7 from 6-8pm. We are now signing kids up for VBS! If your child is entering Kindergarten-entering 6th grade, please register them at the table in the foyer. You may also register anytime the week of VBS and bring friends!

NOTE: We will provide a preschool class ONLY for children of volunteers helping in VBS.

VBS Needs

There are a few items we are in need of for VBS this year. We are asking for donations of new small flashlights (hand cranked or battery operated), bars of mild soap, and washcloths. Donated items can be placed in the tub next to the VBS registration table in the foyer.


No Lighthouse again until August after school resumes.

Deeper Life

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

Youth Retreat & Summer Camp

If you plan to attend SMCC in June or the youth retreat in August, be sure to sign up for transportation at the Information Desk in the foyer if you plan to ride the church van to these events.

Jr. High Regular Week at SMCC

This week of camp is filling up fast! If your Jr. Higher plans to attend camp June 24-29, be sure to sign up ASAP!

Mission Trip

If you would like to help sponsor any of our students who are raising money for this summer’s mission trip to Mexico, please contact Michael Valentine (865.209.8680) for information on the best ways to help them cover costs.


Sunday Classes!

Sunday Short-Term Options: Sunday Short Term Classes Started April 15 - Sign-up and join in the fun! Meet some new people and hear some great material.

The Best Yes: Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands

This study for women will offer a Biblical perspective on how to direct your time and energy.

Facilitator: Diana Price

Started April 15 at 11am

7 Questions that Rattle in the Minds of Most Men - This study for men explores God’s design for manhood.

Topics include identity, work, women and more.

Facilitator: Ben Price

Started April 15 at 11am

JC3 Basics - 4 Sessions (next offered July 1-22)

Jefferson City Christian Church’s introductory class about our beliefs, mission and how to be involved is a great option whether you are brand new or you simply need a “reboot” with JCCC.

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)

Join “Road Walkers”

What: Women’s small group Bible study on, Battlefield of the Mind, by Joyce Meyer

When: June 13- August 1 (No meeting July 4) at 7pm

Special Notes: Walking time- approximately 20 minutes while discussing book, beverages provided, book available online. Contact the church office for more information.

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 if you are interested in joining or helping start a Small Group.

JC3 University

Finished for the semester; see you again in August!

Opportunities to Serve

Provide Relief for Immigrants in Need

Donations for the families of detainees are being channeled through HOLA Lakeway’s GoFundMe page. Here is that link: This mode is preferable for financial donations. Please do not donate to JCCC directly.

Join Welcome/Security Teams

Our Welcome and Security Teams are the people who determine whether or not someone has a great experience at JCCC. These ministries set the tone for people who are looking for a church home. Welcome and Security teams also serve as an encouragement to regular JCCC attendees by offering a helping hand and warm environment week in and week out. There are lots of tasks to be done, and we need team members. Join one of these very important teams by emailing

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 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 (

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 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.

  • Ken Lamb is in UT (transferred from Fort Sanders hospital.) Doctors are trying to pin down a residual infection and fix some other systemic issues. Prayers would be greatly appreciated.
  • Barbara Earnest has asked us to be in prayer for her friend and neighbor, Madge Susong. She recently found out that she has terminal cancer. In addition to this distressing personal news, she also has a brother, Roy Lane, who is in critical condition and fighting for his own life. Please remember this family in your prayers.
  • Barbara Gosnell has requested prayers for Sandy Stitt (in Chattanooga). She is battling an aggressive cancer and the trials are not working.
  • From Beth Solomon: Dear JCCC, I would like to thank you for the tote full of gifts. Each and every gift was so nice and thoughtful. Each time I use one of the gifts I will think of the Christian love your church showed me. This outreach you do for people who are going through chemo treatments is amazing. God is good and God heals. Thanks again.
  • Please continue to pray for Elizabeth Mounts and her family after the loss of her grandmother this past week. They are very thankful for all of the prayers from the church family.
  • Please be in prayer for Lucy Tucker, Robin Casey’s mother. She was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Also remember Robin as she will be traveling to help take care of her.

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