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Upcoming Events

 for
  December 6,  2019

Sermon
 

“The Sustainer”

Colossians 1:17         Chris Kapiloff   

Sunday School and Events

Women's Ministry -  Christmas Party on December 6th, starting at 6:30pm.
Host: Joanna Carothers, 287 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, MA. Please bring 2 of your Favorite things (these should be new and no more than 10$ each), your favorite dessert.
RSVP by December 2nd to Tammy Wright or Robin Therrien.
=>  Due to the snow, parking is now very limited at the Carother's home. We are asking that women park at the Williamstown public library. A shuttle will be provided by Julie Gill to and from the house. 
=>The shuttle will run from approximately  6:25 - 6:50 at the public library.  
Please limit the parking in the driveway to those helping and those arriving late. Thank you!l!

Christmas Play -“Christmas in Egypt - A Children’s Musical” Saturday & Sunday, December 7 & 8 at 6pm at CBC. Please bring a dish of cookies to share after the play.

Morning Mingle at Robin and Glenn Therrien’s home - 115 Fieldwood Drive, Clarksburg MA. EVERY 2nd Saturday of the month.The next Morning Mingle will be on December 14th from 8 - 10am. Provided: Selection of Muffins and variety of drinks. If you have any questions contact Robin Therrien at 518-755-2211 or girlwithfaith@icloud.com

Wedding Invitation - All members of CBC are invited to join  Kenny and Jessica Mick-Evans in their Celebration of vows on Saturday, December 14th at 3:00pm at the church.

Snow days - In the event of extreme snow forecasted, congregation should check email after 8am on Sunday morning. If a person does not have email, he/she should call a friend who does.

Reminder that NO 'open' drink containers are allowed in the Sanctuary. 
The carpet was professionally cleaned the week after the Harvest Dinner, and a large coffee spill was noticed as you enter into the Sanctuary.  There are also multiple coffee cups w/o lids left lying around on the floor, which are just accidents waiting to happen. Using drink containers with lids will help prevent spills and stains.
Thank you for your attention to this request.

Youth Group - Snow Camp, our annual youth retreat for students grades 7th-12th takes place on February 21st-23rd at the Word of Life Camp up in Pottersville NY.  The total cost of camp is $175.
If you have any questions please contact Pastor Tyler or Jay and Becky Harris.


Sunday School Fall 2019
Classes:
4-7 yr olds- Jonny and Rachael Duncan- Major Bible Stories/Characters, Miracles of Jesus, Parables, Calling of the disciples
•3-5th Grade- Beth Shustack -My Purpose will Stand! (Jn Piper; Truth 78); 40 wks
•6-8th Grade- Lori Kapiloff -Abiding in Jesus (Truth 78); 28 wks; 
•9-12th Grade- Tyler and Grace; this group will be meeting with the adults in the auditorium and studying Apologetics.

Adult Courses:

Apologetics- Greg Phelan, Tyler Hallenbeck - This course will consider how we explain and discuss the Christian faith. Why do Christians believe what they believe? Is it reasonable? How do we explain those reasons to people who don't know Jesus and who have different barriers to faith? A large portion of the class will be devoted to examining several the most common and challenging objections to belief in Jesus. 

Church History- Chris Kapiloff- Church History studies the events that have led Christianity to where it is today.  Events that took place hundreds of years ago continue to impact how we worship, how we define and understand God, and how we treat each other.  This 10 week course will study the events from Emperor Constantine in the early 4th century up to the Reformation in the 16th century. Each of the ten chapters we read together will focus on an event, a movement or a political occurrence that deeply affected the church and its members.  Each Sunday’s discussion will focus on our faith today and how events of the past have led us to a better understanding of God or to understand why Christianity has moved away from the truths of the Gospel.  

Fall Small Groups 2019; starting week of Sept 22
Barb Gill- Acctblty; Monday; 1- 2:30pm, Barb’s house         
Julie and Lori- 10am @ CBC "Tuesday Tigers" - Starts September 17th
Brian Gill- Acctblty; Thursday 5:30am @ Brian’s house
Tim Wall- Thursday, 7pm @ CBC
Tim Wall - Monday, 7pm "Spiritual Warfare"@ Emma Harris
Gail Duncan Wednesdays 7pm @CBC
Doug Duncan- Thursday Prayer, 3pm @CBC
Doug Duncan- Tuesday 7pm  - @Jolin's 
Dan Shustack- Sunday - 6 - 7:30 in North Adams

Ministries and Events


Gather and Pray - Thursday at 3:00 pm  in the prayer room
Please join us!
Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. 
Jeremiah 29:12.

 

Serving at CBC
Announcements: Tyler Hallenbeck
Cleaning: Bryce & Phyllis Babcock; Don Wright
Coffee Set-up: Ron & Charlene James
Nursery Primary: Julie Gill; Savannah Shustack 
Nursery Floaters: Nick Clairmont; Talia Kapiloff   
Refreshments: Margo Merriam; Robin Therrien
Technical: TBD 
Ushers: Gary Cellana; Wayne Harris 
Nursing Home: December 15th - Gary Cellana
The human body has many parts,
but the many parts make up one whole body.
So it is with the body of Christ.

1 Corinthians 12:12

Help is needed in many ministries at CBC
~ Whether you have a little time/or a lot, once in a while/or often ~
please try to find a place where you can serve
Prayer
Urgent Prayer Requests
please contact church office
413-458-5556
secretary@cbcwilliamstown.org
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