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Online Directory

It’s finally here! If you would like to access our online directory, please follow this link. https://churchtraconline.com/member_access.php?church=8654757555

The first time you sign in, you will have to request a Passcode; this will be emailed to you. The email address you enter must match the one we have entered in the church’s ChurchTrac account. Once signed in, you will be able to view and update your and your family’s information. There are also links to online giving, your giving history, the photo directory, and a member directory (a little more information, but no picture.)

*It is recommended that you use Google Chrome to access ChurchTrac.

If you have not filled out the “online directory permission form,” you will not be included in either online directory. But don’t worry – you can still do that anytime! 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.

JC3 Basics Class- Started July 1

Next 4 Sessions: July 1-22

Facilitator– John Emmert; starts at 9:30am

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. Respond to this email or sign up on the website/Bible app if you’d like to attend.

Time/Place: 9:30am in Room 207

Last Sunday Lunch

Our next lunch is scheduled for July 29th. Tom and Monique want to make it easier for 1st service attendees to come to lunch, so lunch will be served from 11-1. Our menu will be brunch, a little breakfast and a little savory. Please sign up today if you’d like to attend.

Access-Life Expo Tour 2018

Access-Life is a Christian not for profit ministry founded by Doug and Leanne Goddard in 2010 in response to both the need they saw to connect individuals and families living with disabilities to Jesus and Christ honoring churches and the call they felt God had placed on their lives to help facilitate this “bridging of the gap” through His grace and guidance. Across the US, they host “Expos” which are FREE events where individuals and family members living with disabilities are the honored guests and through Christian volunteers, they host activities like boat rides, bank fishing, archery, kayaking, animals, art, crafts, games, food and more for those who attend. This year’s Expo for the East Tennessee region will be held on August 18 from 10am-2pm at Cherokee Dam Park in Jefferson City. If you would like to know more about the Expo or to sign up as a participant or a volunteer, please do so through the following link:

https://access-life.com/etn/

The contact person for this event at JC3 is Beth Arsenault and you can reach her for any further questions or info at (865) 548-8255 or by email arsenault1076@gmail.com.

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.

Welcome Ministries—Next Week (July 22, 2018)

Parking Lot: Ben Price, Bryan Price

Gathering Place: Diana Price, Amy Orr

Sanctuary Lobby: Beth Arsenault, Mike Casey

Bulletins: Paul Irwin, Mary Irwin


KidsWay

KidsWay Wednesday Night Classes: Start August 8

The evening schedule is as follows:

6:15pm– Arrive & check in

6:20pm– Dinner** is served & classes begin

6:20-7:30pm– Classes resume 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.

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

No Lighthouse again until August 8 after school resumes.

Youth Retreat: August 3-5

Each year our Jr. & Sr. High kids join together at Smoky Mountain Christian Camp for a weekend of fun and fellowship as the new school year kicks off. This year’s retreat is August 3-5 and costs $85. This includes all food, activities and a T shirt. If you are a student or sponsor that is planning to attend, please sign up at the Information Desk in the foyer and be sure to include your T shirt size. All payment is due Sunday, July 22.

Deeper Life

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


Adult

Sunday Classes!

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

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.

“Intentional Parenting” (Starts August 5) Led by Tim Landefeld; Room 207, Sundays @Time: 11am

This class is a 5-week course that offers parents a Biblical perspective on their roles as moms and dads. Learn ten important ways to become an exceptional parent.

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 john@jeffcitychurch.com if you are interested in joining or helping start a Small Group.

JC3 University

JC3 University kicks off August 8 at 6:30pm with Session 1: 8 weeks with Dr. Andrew Smith (CNU) “A Brief History of the Church”

Women’s Bible Study

Begins August 8 at 6:30pm with a study on the book of Judges (based on Right Now Media curriculum)


Opportunities to Serve

Help Wanted! Listed below are 3 different areas of service/ministries where YOU can serve at JC3:

Technology Teams

The tech teams needed for Sundays are growing, and we would love for you to join in. If you or your teenage child would be interested (or you want to email this to someone you know would be interested), we’d love to talk! Teams that are growing are:

Lighting Team

A brand new system will soon be installed, and we need someone dedicated to setting up our lighting presentation each week. We will also need a team to rotate responsibility for running the system on Sundays.

EasyWorship Team

EasyWorship is the software that runs our song lyrics, videos, graphics and sermon notes. The presentation is setup by JCCC staff during the week, but team members take turns running through the presentation each week for our services. We need three more members of this team.

Video Team

Do you have experience or interest in learning to edit videos, run our streaming camera or help create ministry highlights? The video team would love your participation.

If you are interested in any of the above teams, then please email Stephanie Valentine at stephanie@jeffcitychurch.com.

Building & Grounds Crew

If you are retired or have flexibility in your schedule and would be willing to help around JCCC with monthly maintenance and/or specific projects, please contact us.

Welcome & Security Team

We are needing folks who are willing to serve on Sunday mornings helping with things such as greeting, handing out bulletins, helping direct visitors to classrooms and also helping with our building security. If you are interested in serving in any of these areas, sign up in this app.

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: https://www.gofundme.com/gk9rj-aid-for-families-affected-by-raid. This mode is preferable for financial donations. Please do not donate to JCCC directly.

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.


  • On July 30th, Chad and Amy Orr will watch their oldest daughter, Savanah, get sworn into the United States Army. We ask that you join them in praying for her.
  • Julie Wahl, who has been on our prayer list in the recent past, passed away last week. Please remember her parents, Tom & Nyoka Teague, in your prayers.

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