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CHBC Weekly for May 27, 2022

The Mission of CHBC – Exalting Christ

The church is not a building people meet together in, but a people who gather to worship Jesus Christ as Lord. The church no longer offers an animal sacrifice as worship of God. Instead, we offer a sacrifice of praise (Heb. 13:15). That is not just words in songs, but our whole lives offered as our spiritual worship (Rom. 12:1-2). We have put in front of us as one of the purposes we pursue to be Christ exalters. CHBC wants to help one another make much of Jesus.

 

Platform Remodel

We continue to wait for updates related to the final production of the carpet that will be installed in our worship center. We will keep you updated as we find out the specific timeline. The new choir risers should arrive in about a week. Thank you for patiently praying with the Building Team as this project is underway.

 

Memorial Day Picnic – Sunday, May 29 at 5 PM

CHBC has an annual tradition of enjoying a time of church fellowship on the Sunday night before Memorial Day. This is a time for the church to have fun together. Biblical community deepens as you spend time with others from your church family. We encourage you to come and intentionally sit with people you do not already know. Learn one another’s names and hear one another’s stories. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be cooked. Please bring sides, toppings, and desserts to share. There is space to play soccer, softball, volleyball, throw a football, play frisbee, ride a scooter, ride a bike, or just about any other yard game you want to play. Bring your families favorite backyard games. There will be a cornhole tournament for those who want to pair up and play.

 

Summer Wednesday Ministries

Summer brings new opportunities for ministry and discipleship. We want you to know how the church will continue the work of equipping, exalting, and extending on our summer Wednesday nights. You can learn more at chbchurch.org.

  • DEFINE – for Children (Activity Center & Preschool Hall)
  • James – Student Worship (Solomon’s Porch)
  • EXTEND>> – Adult Bible Study (Worship Center)
  • Griefshare (room 310)
  • Men’s Fraternity (room 214)

 

Vacation Bible School – June 6 – June 10

VBS at CHBC will occur from June 6 to June 10 each morning from 9 AM to Noon. Members you may sign up to serve in a variety of ways. Classroom teachers, Classroom helpers, Registration, Snack helpers, Craft room, Missions Room, or Recreation. Children who have completed Kindergarten – 6th Grade may be registered to attend. Children of those serving who are younger than registration age will be provided childcare. Use this link to register your children for VBS: Registration for VBS.

 

Scripture of the Month

Isaiah 40:31, “Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary.” Each week CHBC says aloud a passage of Scripture during our morning worship gathering. This is done for two reasons. First, we are commanded in Scripture to encourage one another with the Word of God. Second, we want to emphasize the spiritual discipline of Scripture memory. Receive a text to your phone with this verse set to music by texting the word “CHBCVERSE” to the number (302) 207-SONG (7664).

 

A Moment in Church History

On May 26, 1521, at the Diet of Worms a special session is held which finds Martin Luther guilty of heresy and calls for his arrest and death. Learn more about what happened on this date in church history by following this link: Today in Church History.

 

Prayer

Pray for one another the words of this passage of Scripture. Pray that by divine wisdom each one of us would act in ways that are pure, peaceable, reasonable, and full of mercy.

John 3:17

“For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.”

Mark D. DeMoss, Senior Pastor

     Capitol Hill Baptist Church

     Equipping…Exalting…Extending

            For the Glory of God

 

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Discipleship Resources for May 26, 2022

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DISCIPLESHIP RESOURCES

Discipleship is not a personal journey. Discipleship is a process we do with other believers in our community of faith. The resources we are sharing with you are meant not just to be for your personal devotion, but for you to use as you journey with other Christians. Use these as a way to begin spiritual conversations which will result in the mutual discipleship of one another.


Resources from The Gospel Coalition, How to Talk to Your Kids About Mass Shootings, article by Ryan MacDonald


Resources from Paul Tripp Ministries, Have We Misunderstood the Proverbs?, weekly blog from Paul Tripp


Resources from Desiring God Ministries, My Flesh and My Heart Did Fail, article by Sam Crabtree


Resources from Truth for Life, Paul and Timothy, from a sermon series on 2 Timothy by Alistair Begg


Resources from CHBC, OKC, The Analysis, podcast by Mark DeMoss and Deanna Huff


Music Video, All Creatures of our God and King, as sung by Sovereign Grace Worship


Printable Bible Reading Plan, Discipleship Journal Bible Reading Plan, by Navigators


The Briefing Podcast, New Episodes of the Briefing, by Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

Mark D. DeMoss, Senior Pastor

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