Week of Sunday, August 4th, 2019

Beja Friends Conference THIS Weekend

This Friday and Saturday, our church will host the Beja Friends Conference: a meeting with missionary friends & a few others with a vision to see an indigenous church among the Beja people, one of the least reached people groups. The meeting will begin on Friday evening, where the missionaries will give a presentation about the Beja people & the ongoing ministry work to bring them the Good News, and to help them in other ways. On Saturday, we will continue planning.

We invite you to attend Friday evening and hear about what God is doing in North East Africa through Christians in that area. Dinner will be provided, beginning at 6pm. RSVP for the dinner through the following EviteBeja Friends Dinner. Child care will be available for babies and toddlers. You are welcome to attend any part of the meeting on Friday, or Saturday as well. Please direct any questions to David or Diane Condron, the meeting coordinators. David (412) 515-4935. Diane (412) 799-4034.

“Is God in This?”

At our Congregational Meeting last Sunday, the Leadership Council and Clergy shared about a potential new home for CtR! As a follow-up to that meeting, we will have pledge cards available this Sunday, where you can provide your answers to what God is speaking to you regarding this new home. The pledge cards will be also be available via email early next week. The hope is to have all of the cards turned in by August 11th in order to discern a collective sense of direction and action from the people of God.
Over the next two weeks, we ask that you join us in intentionally seeking the Lord by asking Him the following questions:
    1. Lord, what is your vision for stability and permanence for CtR?
    2. Might Spurgeon be that place?
    3. If Spurgeon may be the place, how much are you directing me to pledge toward the possibility?

Looking forward to worshiping the Almighty God with you on Sunday!

Almighty and everlasting God, you are always more ready to hear than we to pray, and to give more than we either desire or deserve: Pour upon us the abundance of your mercy, forgiving us those things of which our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things for which we are not worthy to ask, except through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ our Savior; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

– Collect for Proper 12, BCP 2019