The Skinny: December 22, 2019
HEADLINES & SUNDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS
HELP WITH CHRISTMAS EVE PREP & CLEAN UP
Sunday, December 22, 2019 – Friday, January 3, 2020 ~ Various Times
Let us know if you and your family are willing to help prepare Warehouse for Christmas Eve or help restore the building to normal after the holiday. We have various spots open from adding chairs and staging to the Arena, setting out cookies for our community on Christmas Eve or taking down decorations after Christmas. Many hands make light work. Let us know if you can serve on one of the available dates.
CHRISTMAS EVE AT WAREHOUSE
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 ~ 3:30pm-5:30pm
Join us on Christmas Eve for an evening of music, art, reflection, and community as we remember and celebrate the birth of Jesus. Our evening starts at 3:30pm in the coffee room and gallery with a social hour filled with treats and Christmas music. Check-in will open at 4pm for infants through 4-year-olds who will have their own care and program. The main service starts at 4:30pm in the arena, and elementary kids are invited to join their parents. Come with the whole family and bring some friends to celebrate the season together!
KIDS WAREHOUSE RHYTHMS FOR 5TH SUNDAYS
Sunday, December 29, 2019
There are a few months each year that have a 5th Sunday. During those months, Warehouse will hold programming for children birth though pre-k and welcome our elementary aged kids into the Arena for service! Plan to worship as a family on December 29, 2019, March 29th, 2020 and May 31st, 2020.
BRYN GILLETTE “HAITI – BEYOND THE RUINS” ARTIST EXHIBITION & TALK
Friday, January 17, 2020 ~ 7:00pm-9:00pm
The Gallery at Warehouse 242 presents “Haiti- Beyond The Ruins” Paintings by artist Bryn Gillette. Featuring paintings as door-size portals that are declarations of hope, inner groanings for justice made visible, and a plea for God’s Spirit to renew Haiti’s destiny.
DIVINE CONSPIRACY COHORT
Sunday, January 19, 2020 – Sunday February 23, 2020 ~ 8:30am-9:30am
For many of us, we can celebrate our love for Jesus but we do not have regular, healthy, honest patterns of true discipleship. Dallas Willard, in his book The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering our Hidden Life in God, aptly writes, “We fail to be disciples only because we do not decide to be. We do not intend to be disciples. It is the power of the decision and the intention over our life that is missing.
For six weeks we will engage this brilliant book which skillfully weaves together biblical teaching, popular culture, science, scholarship, and spiritual practice, revealing what it means to “apprentice” ourselves to Jesus. Using Jesus’s Sermon of the Mount as his foundation, Willard masterfully explores life-changing ways to experience and be guided by God on a daily basis, resulting in a more authentic and dynamic faith.
Saturday, January 18, 2020 – Monday January 20, 2020
SnowFest 2020 is a weekend of adventure, friendship, worship and ridiculous new-year frivolity is open to all middle school and high school students, as well as friends! We’ll be staying at a spacious lodge in Banner Elk, arriving in time for lunch on Jan 18th and departing after breakfast on the 20th. Skiiiiiiiing/tubing is self pay at Sugar Mountain on Saturday and Sunday, and if teens would rather stay warm at the lodge we’ll have tons of games, movies, crafts and indoor/outdoor activities to keep them busy. We’ll conclude the evenings with worship and s’mores. Registration will be $135 per person. Scholarships are also available, and you can save $10 with early-bird pricing if you register by midnight on December 19th.
NEW BUILDING & GROUNDS VOLUNTEER TEAM
Do you like to get your hands dirty? Do you love our home at 2307 Wilkinson Blvd? Our new building & grounds team will be available to tackle various odd jobs around our building and grounds (simple repairs, grounds maintenance, minor painting, etc.) outside of our annual Building Beautiful Days. If you are interested in helping to keep our building hospitable, comfortable and safe for our visitors, members and children, please contact Bob Gluck.
STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW
At the end of every month we send out an email letting you know what we’ve got coming up. If you’d like to be on that list, email Cameo Carter.
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