Follow, Love, Serve: Service

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TODAY'S MESSAGE

If you spend any time here at Faith Community you will begin to hear the phrase: "Follow well, love well, serve well." These are the building blocks of our life of faith here at Faith. These are Jesus' words in every Gospel. His call and command are as simple as they are challenging. Easily memorized but never mastered. These must be the DNA of our our lives, our community, and our relationships.

In light of the polarization in our culture; the growing hostility to the Christian faith, and the individualistic and isolating habits many pursue, it seems like a strategic time to focus on these simple words. Let us start 2018 by defining these words that define us and by encouraging one another to follow well, love well, and serve well.

Today we conclude where we began looking at the example of Jesus and the encouragement that we might change the world by following in His footsteps to follow, love, and serve.

TODAY'S SCRIPTURE

PHILIPPIANS 2.1-11

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, 2 complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. 3 Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. 4 Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. 5 Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, 6 who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, 7 but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. 8 And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. 9 Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, 10 so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11 and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

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INFO | OPPORTUNITIES

  Stop by the Welcome Table to receive your free gift, pick a charity, and to find out more information.     Stop by the Easter Egg Hunt to pick up your egg shells to stuff and bring back for the Community Easter Egg Hunt.

Stop by the Welcome Table to receive your free gift, pick a charity, and to find out more information. 

Stop by the Easter Egg Hunt to pick up your egg shells to stuff and bring back for the Community Easter Egg Hunt.

 Faith Community will be taking a team made up of 25-30 men, women, and families with children to Ensenada, Mx, May 27-29, 2017 (Sat-Mon) to build a home for a family in need. We will also be performing other ministry outreach activities for the children in the area. Families are encouraged to join us. To date, teams from our congregation have built 54 homes for needy families in Tijuana & Ensenada.  Stop by the Homes of Hope table in the Courtyard following the service for more information.

Faith Community will be taking a team made up of 25-30 men, women, and families with children to Ensenada, Mx, May 27-29, 2017 (Sat-Mon) to build a home for a family in need. We will also be performing other ministry outreach activities for the children in the area. Families are encouraged to join us. To date, teams from our congregation have built 54 homes for needy families in Tijuana & Ensenada.

Stop by the Homes of Hope table in the Courtyard following the service for more information.

  Every year Jews around the world "keep the Passover". Leaven is removed from the home in preparation and family gathers around an evening meal designed to be a time machine by which participants young and old are transported back to the very first Passover. Not only is the Seder meal rich in remembrance of Israel's deliverance from Egypt it is filled with prophetic "remembrance" that Jesus says is fulfilled in Him.     We will be keeping Passover with a Seder meal on March 29th in our Fellowship Center.  Our Pastor, raised in a Jewish home, will be leading the evening.     Cost:  $18 adult, $9 6-14 years old, free for 5 and under.  $50 family max.  Cost covers the Seder elements and a traditional modern Passover dinner.    Sign up at the Welcome Table or   RSVP here

Every year Jews around the world "keep the Passover". Leaven is removed from the home in preparation and family gathers around an evening meal designed to be a time machine by which participants young and old are transported back to the very first Passover. Not only is the Seder meal rich in remembrance of Israel's deliverance from Egypt it is filled with prophetic "remembrance" that Jesus says is fulfilled in Him. 

We will be keeping Passover with a Seder meal on March 29th in our Fellowship Center.  Our Pastor, raised in a Jewish home, will be leading the evening. 

Cost:  $18 adult, $9 6-14 years old, free for 5 and under.  $50 family max.  Cost covers the Seder elements and a traditional modern Passover dinner.

Sign up at the Welcome Table or RSVP here

 The Pacific Southwest District is hosting the Essential Women's Conference at The Center Foursquare in Escondido.    To register and for more information, visit the Conference's website at  essentialconference.com

The Pacific Southwest District is hosting the Essential Women's Conference at The Center Foursquare in Escondido.  

To register and for more information, visit the Conference's website at essentialconference.com

 Worship with Light Church @ 2 PM today.   Click here for directions .

Worship with Light Church @ 2 PM today.  Click here for directions.

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