October 20 & 21, 2018




Veteran's Day 2018

If you are a Veteran of the United States Military, we want to honor you on Saturday, November 10th and Sunday November 11th.  If you would, list the Branch of Military, your rank and years of service on the information sheet in your bulletin, call the church office at 270-686-6327 or email , by October 31st.  Thank you once again for your sacrifice and service to our Nation.



Independence Bank's Backpack program is currently feeding 513 children in the Owensboro-Daviess County area, 95 are from Estes, which Christ Community Church sponsors.  In addition to feeding the children, Independence Bank will be collecting warm blankets for winter.  Blankets range from $2.0 to $7.50 at Wal Mart, Kohl's and Target.  All shapes and sizes are needed.  If you would like to donate, please bring the blankets to church from now until Thanksgiving weekend.  If you have any questions, please call Cindy Morgan at 270-686-1776, ext. 2095.



CCC Thanksgiving Community Meal

Once again, CCC will be delivering pre-cooked individual Thanksgiving meals to our community.  It is due to the generosity of the Miller House and an anonymous donor, CCC is able to serve over 500 each year.  If you know of a family or individual who would benefit, please call the church office at 270-686-6327. 


CCC Upcoming Events

Trunk or Treat
Sunday, October 28th
5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
1220 Center Street
If you would like to decorate a trunk, help serve a meal or donate candy, please fill out the insert in your weekly bulletin.

Veteran's Day
Sunday, November 11th
All Services

Thanksgiving Community Meal
Thursday, November 22nd
11 a.m. till 2:00 p.m.
If you would like to volunteer to cook, package or deliver meals, please call the church office at 270-686-6327.

Christmas Services
Saturday, December 22nd at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 23rd at 9:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
Monday, December 24th at 4:00 p.m & 5:30 p.m.


CCC Information and Connection

We want to hear from YOU!!!  If you have any suggestions, comments or concerns, please fill out the bulletin information sheet with your name and phone/email address so we may contact you. You may also use the contact form at the bottom of this newsletter.


 CCC Women's Group

6:00 p.m.
CCC Fellowship Hall

Come, bring a friend and enjoy the wonderful study and Christian fellowship.  If you have any questions, please call the church office at 270-686-6327.



Congregational Care

If you are being admitted to the hospital, or are home bound, sick or a loved one has passed and you would like a meal, a visit or prayer, please call the church office at 270-686-6327.



CCC Team Alpha Youth Group

The CCC Team Alpha Middle School group will meet every Sunday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The CCC Team Alpha High School group will meet every Wednesday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

#bzntheboro "Turkey Day 2K18"
More details coming soon!!!

Please keep all the leaders and kids in your daily prayers.



Information Update

If your mailing address, email or phone number have changed since January of 2018, please indicate on your information sheet and provide your current information and mark "NEW".  Thank you in advance.


Tithing & Building Fund Envelopes

Please include your first and last name on your envelopes so we may record the offering/gift accordingly.  Thanks so much.



Capital Stewardship Pledge



October Prayer Requests    

Special Intentions For the Prayer Shawl Ministry

Breast Cancer Awareness

"Count your Smiles instead of your Tears; Count your Courage instead of your Fears"

Please keep the Prayer Shawl ministry in your prayers the month of October
as the ladies crochet prayer shawls for the above needs.



The next Man Up will be November 12th at 6:00 p.m.  Location will be the CCC Fellowship Hall.  Come bring a friend for food, fellowship and worship.  If you would like further information, please call Mike Phillips at 270-313-1301 or Jim Penny at 270-314-8369.


Christ Community Church
Statement of Receipts & Expenses

Every quarter, the CCC Statement of Receipts and Expenses will be posted on the church bulletin board in the front lobby of the church.


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Saturday Worship  5:30 pm
Sunday Worship  9:00 & 10:45 am
Sunday Nursery  9:00 & 1045 am
Sunday Kids & Youth
Pre K thru Kindergarten  9:00 & 10:45 am
1st thru 4th grade  10:45 am
5th thru 12th grade  10:45 am
Sunday Evenings
Middle & High School  5:30 to 7:30 pm
Marx Home Bible Study 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Wednesday Evenings 6:00 pm
Women's Group - Fellowship Hall
We will reconvene in September.
G.I.F.T.E.D. Bible Study - Church office


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October 13 & 14, 2018
Budget            $13,990.00
Offering        $10,110.00
CSCF               $510.00
Attendance     411





Margaret Louella Lively, loving mother to Steve Lively and mother-in-law to Mary Lively
James C. Edelen, loving father to John Edelen and mother-in-law to Kris Edelen
Angela Rose Whittaker, loving mother to Sharon Hipps and mother-in-law to Walter
Jimmie Lott, loving father to Kelsey Kluck and friend to Stacy McCoy
Earl Fort, loving father to David, father-in-law to Jeannie, uncle to Beki & Steve Raymer



October 2018

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Mary Faye Schrecker
Kaye Johnson
Marilu Goodsell
Debbie Hancock
Brady Stein
Clarence Hatfield
Leland Marshall
Health Payne
Debbie Wolter
Jarrett Dant
Sharon Brackin
Theresa Haire
Bradley Stearsman
Nancy Marshall
Cathy Bennett King
Chad Bidwell
Mitchell Owens
Mary Hillyard
Julie Hodges
Terina Phillips
Felicia Locher
Jackie Wills
Paige Thompson
Janet Cary
Sinda Ralph
Teresa Sallee
Janie Staples
Thelma Hagerman
Pam Alexander
Joe Clary
Bruce Thorpe
Kim Roberts
Wendy Grimes
Laura Alexander
Blake Owen
Nancy Scales
Kaylee Garrison
Wayne McPherson
Brenda Havener

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Men's Group
Man Up meets the 2nd Monday of each month in the church fellowship hall.  The men of CCC meet for food, fellowship and worship.

Women's Group
6:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 26th 
Debra Gaynor, Leader
CCC Fellowship Hall

Wednesday G.I.F.T.E.D Bible Study Class
6:00 p.m.
1304 Center Street (church office)
Study of Galatians
Led by: Myke Templeton & Mary Lively

Sunday Evening Bible Study
"Fruit of the Spirit"
This study concludes on October 21.
We are planning to begin a new study in January.
 Sundays Lite Meal & Study 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
This study is for all men, women and couples.
For more information, please call Elizabeth Marx at 270-993-0052.

Senior Adult Luncheon
The October Senior luncheon will be Tuesday, October 16th at 12 noon.  Bring a guest and enjoy the Christian Fellowship.  
If you have any questions, please contact Joyce Blandford at 270-925-2153

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Request Hospital Ministry
Mary Bryan Prayer Shawl Ministry
Request Prayer


To contact the staff, please call 270-686-6327Monday thru Friday from 
8 am to 5 pm or you may email the staff at 

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Your Decision to Give
Apr 15, 2018


We know that giving to this project is a very important decision, for we are asking that you give over and above your regular giving. Thus, we continue to encourage you to pray about your faith promise gift before deciding what you intend to give. Moreover, we ask that you consider the following:

Recall the blessings God has given to you, remembering that everything we have belongs to God and our role is to be good managers of His resources.

Consider the impact that can be made for Christ through your sacrificial gift. Our church has a unique calling to God and the Owensboro/Daviess County community.

Bear in mind that every gift regardless of size will be an important contribution to God's work through our church.

Discuss your family's participation with all members of your family and what it will mean to each of you.

Pray to discern what sacrifice God is asking of you in this process. Pray also for the leaders and church staff for wisdom and strength as they lead the church through this expansion.

Remember, all gifts to the expansion effort are important. We would love to see 100 percent of our members and regular attendees support this effort.We know there will be a sacrifice to give to this building expansion effort.

Thank you for your support of our church.

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Daring Faith/Bold Courage Capital Stewardship Campaign
Apr 08, 2018

I believe we are at a defining moment in our history. In 2007, a small group meeting in a house had no idea that one day we would be a church. We now meet for three services each weekend, employ a church staff, have programs for children and teens, and participate in missions in our community, as well as in North and South America, Europe, and soon, Japan. In the past few years we have sensed the growing need for more space to expand our ministries.

In November of 2015, because of generous gifts, we purchased 10 acres of land in the fast-growing East County at 3475 Thruston-Dermont Road. We have patiently waited for God's timing to establish and expand the church to a second campus. There will be room for the expansion of the children's ministry, youth ministry, and adult programs. This will be an additional campus, not a relocation.

Since our first meeting as a church family in 2008, until present, God has blessed our church family tremendously. We have seen our small group grow and enrich our community by starting a Food Pantry, Prayer Shawl Ministry, Backpack Ministry, Small Group Bible Studies, Children's Programs, Middle and High School Programs, Church Choir, and many other missions and ministries supported with your love and contributions.

We, as a church body, have embraced the trials of beginning a brand-new church. The Lord has blessed us as HIS children. We are a church on a MISSION!!! Christ Community Church has been called to lead all to Christ through worship and community, and to impact the world until our LORD and SAVIOR returns.

It is time for Christ Community church to radically step out in a "Daring Step of Faith with Bold Courage." Solomon writes in Ecclesiastes 3:1-3, "There is a time and a season for every activity under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to uproot. A time to tear down and a time to build." By God's providence we are debt free. God has impressed that it is time to grow and expand OUR FOOTPRINT IN OUR COMMUNITY.

I ask you to prayerfully consider taking a "Daring Step of Faith with Bold Courage" with me and support this process. Together, through the generosity of God, WE can make the Vision a reality, and REALITY has IMPACT.

Pastor Myke Templeton

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Through the Years: A Brief CCC History
Apr 08, 2018

Bible Study began in the home of Myke and Kathy Templeton.
May: We moved to the Springs Conference Center to accommodate our growing group.
July: CCC purchased the 1220 and 1304 Center Street properties for $345,000.

Due to God's providence we could pay in full the $345,000 for the 1220 and 1304 Center Street properties.
November: CCC made the decision to purchase 10 acres and buildings at 3475 Thruston-Dermont Road for $350,000.
December: CCC purchased outright the 1320 Center Street property for $35,000 to utilize as a Food Pantry.

Again, due to answered prayers, CCC could pay in full the $350,000 for the 3475 Thruston-Dermont property.

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Believe + Confess = Saved
Apr 04, 2018

The message about faith is this: If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. As the Scriptures tell us, Anyone who trusts in him will never be disgraced. For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. 
Please do not be disobedient and rebellious toward God. Your eternal life and salvation depend on you trusting in Jesus in your heart and confessing your faith in him.
Contact me if you have any questions or want to talk about this.
Mike Marx 270-993-0041


Good Choices
Apr 02, 2018

I'm studying Romans 8 this morning and praying for each of you and your precious families. I'm reminded that our choices are so very consequential.
"Those who are dominated by the sinful nature think about sinful things, but those who are controlled by the Holy Spirit think about things that please the Spirit. So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace. But you are not controlled by your sinful nature. You are controlled by the Spirit if you have the Spirit of God living in you. (And remember that those who do not have the Spirit of Christ living in them do not belong to him at all.) But if through the power of the Spirit you put to death the deeds of your sinful nature, you will live. For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God."
Please make good choices empowered by God today. Thinking of you and loving you.
-Mike Marx

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