What's Happening at a Glance

September 2021


Hi Community Life Family!
We hope you will join us in person this Sunday.  Sunday service times are at 8 AM, 9 AM and 10:30 AM.  Our Teaching Service is at 8 AM.  Worship Services are at 9 AM & 10:30 AM.  Can’t be here in person? No worries. Join us at www.clc.life/messages at any of our service times or on Facebook at 10:30 AM.

Your Community Life Team

P.S. We hope you were able to join us online this past Sunday. If you missed it, you can watch this or any of our past messages here.  

What to Expect This Sunday
We will begin a new series on “Elijah”.  We will be reading from 1 Kings 16:29-33 & 17 this week.

Songs performed by our Worship Team
Washed By Water by NEEDTOBREATHE
The Lord Is My Salvation by Shane & Shane
Do It Again by Elevation

Our Rescheduled Sunrise Navarre Beach Baptism will be held this Sunday, September 26th.  If you are interested in being baptized, please click here to register.  The service will begin at 6:30 AM on Sept. 26th.  We have reserved the Sea Turtle pavilion, which is near the restrooms.  Look for the Community Life Flags.   

Directions for those participating or wanting to come be part of the service.  Once you cross over the bridge on Navarre Beach,  there will be a four way stop and you will turn left. Look for a Community Life flag by parking lot.  The address is 8705 Gulf Blvd, Navarre Beach. If you have any questions, please email Vicki@clc.life.  

We have partnered with a United Methodist Church in Dulac, Lousiana, whose community was hit hard by Hurricane Ida, to collect much needed supplies for them to share with their neighbors. Several of you have been asking what we can do to help, and this is a great way for us to respond and get others around us to do the same. Our hope is to completely fill our church trailer with the requested items and bring it to them the week of September 27th. Sunday September 26th is the last day to donateDrop off at Front Desk of the church until noon on Friday or in the front yard of the church (in the trailer) this Sunday morning.  Please only donate new items from the list of needs.  For any questions email Clint@clc.life

Band Aids, Neosporin, Toilet Paper, Diapers, Diaper Rash Cream, Baby Wipes, Sanitizing Wipes, Depends, Bug Spray, Medical Gloves, Toiletries, Dry Dog/Cat Food, Tarps, Roofing Nails, Masks (For Mold), Bleach/Dawn Soap, Lysol/Simple Green, Empty Spray Bottles, Mops, Brooms, Cleaning Towels, Paper Towels, Trash/Lawn Bags, Work Gloves, Bottled Water, Non-Perishable Food with Pop Tops, Powerade/Gatorade, Peanut Butter, Crackers, Plastic Utensils, and Paper Plates.  

A Gathering for Women will be hosting their annual event this Thursday, September 30th at 6PM .We will share dinner, worship and welcome guest speaker Dawn Barton! Tickets are still available, register now for this amazing night, click here.  Childcare IS available for this event by registration only!!

Looking for a great place to work? Join the CLC team. We are in need of a part time or full time facilities specialist. In this position you will help ensure our building is ready to welcome people in for various classes and meetings as well as worship services. We are also looking for Childcare workers for Tuesday and/or Thursday from 9AM-Noon.  For more information on either of these positions, email Greta at gosborn@clc.life.

Does your family need help this holiday season?  Caring & Sharing is here for you.  Benefits available for Thanksgiving and Christmas food/grocery card distribution, Christmas gifts for children ages 0-12 and Christmas gift cards for teens still in high school.  You must register to receive benefits (This includes Advent Angel Gifts for Children) click here for registration forms.  Registration will be held at Liberty Church Sat. October 16th 2:00-4:00 PM, Sunday October 17th 2:00-4:00 PM and Monday October 18th 5:00-8:00 PM.  For more info visit www.santarosacares.org or call 850-396-0321.  

The Methodist Meals ministry is currently looking for drivers to deliver meals in the Gulf Breeze area. In addition to providing a meal, we also offer a smile to those in need, many of whom live alone.  For information on how to get involved in this ministry, please contact Wendy Offutt at 850-206-1919 or email: woffutt17@gmail.com

Adult Ministry

Fall registration is still open and not too late to jump in.  Bible Studies and Classes began the week of September 12th.  Click here to view.   

It’s time to Thrive! Connect with us on this journey of faith, as we allow Christ to transform our lives and reveal our place in God’s greater story.
Join our studies, groups and classes by texting keyword: ThriveGroups to 94000 or Register for our events, gatherings, and retreats by texting keyword: ThriveEvents to 94000. 

This incredible life changing program is coming to Community Life Church! We are currently forming our support teams. If you would like to learn more about volunteering and plug into this amazing opportunity join our team! Click here and click the Register button.

Groups, Classes, and Studies are starting!

On Wednesday nights at 6pm, there will be a group of men from all seasons of life gathering to study scripture and connect as men of faith. Led by Bill Price. Click here and click the Ask to Join button.

Join our newest leaders as they kick off some incredible studies for women. Check out Kathryn Usry’s Wednesday night bible study for women, click here and Mindy Colin’s study “Get Out of Your Head” on Tuesday evenings, click here

5th THURSDAY SEPTEMBER EVENT, a Gathering for Women will be hosting their annual event on the evening of the 30th of September. We will share dinner, worship and welcome guest speaker Dawn Barton! Register now for this amazing night, click here.  Childcare IS available for this event by registration only!!

Throughout the week we have multiple groups and studies gathering to build relationships, and grow in their faith.

Check out our Wed night bible studies,  “Love and War” led by Jim and Jackie Bell, click here.  Or Jeremy and Carrie Carvers study for couples, click here.

Check out our newest Life Groups for couples led by the Bethany and Nick Bowater, click here and Carolyn and Joseph Ahearn, click here Katie and Daniel Saunders on Sunday mornings during the 9AM service, click here 

Our Seniors’ Ministry meets monthly at a social lunch gathering. We would love to have you join us for fun, food, and fellowship! For October we will meet at Crabs on Oct. 13th  Pensacola Beach at 11:30 AM. Click here to register.  
For more information about our Seniors Ministry, please register here for information and news.

Our military ministry is kicking off a new group for veterans that gather once a month on Thursday morning at 7AM meeting at Bistro 98. Gather with other service members, share a cup of coffee and grow in your faith together! Click here to jump into this new group. 

Join your Military Ministry with a fun social golfing event, coming up on Saturday, Sept. 25th at 0830 at Tiger Point Golf Course. Invite your friends, coworkers, and neighbors to this outreach event! We have a limited number of spots so register soon to reserve your place in this fun! Register now for this event, click here.
For more information about our Military Ministry, please register here for information and news.
Our Singles Ministry is building a group to serve a Community Dinner each month alongside Richards Memorial UMC in Pensacola on one Sunday evening a month. If you are interested in joining them, please Click here or email singles@clc.life

The Singles Ministry will be heading for a fun in the sun bike ride along 30A on October 16th! Join us for a perfect sunshine ride together to build friendships and have some fun. Click here  to register.
The Singles Ministry is also starting a Care Group on Tuesday evenings on campus at church for a Discussion based series about life application of Scripture into our lives. We would love to have you join us. Click here to register.
For more information about our Singles Ministry, please register here for information and news.

Sunday school volunteer / study buddies needed! Encircle Life is looking for several volunteers to assist with set-up and tear-down, classroom logistics, and to just be a happy, friendly, helping hand during their Sunday gatherings. If you would like to jump into this incredible ministry contact the team at encircle@clc.life

Connect Children's Ministry Birth-5th Grade

Save the date!  Family Fall Fest will be 10/31 from 2pm – 5pm.  Make plans to join us for trunk of treats, inflatables, face painting, games and food! If you’d like to decorate your trunk, donate candy/prizes, or help with this event, click here to sign up.

Stay connected, view curriculum videos, get game and craft ideas & more on our CONNECT Children’s Ministry – Community Life UMC Facebook page. We are also sending weekly emails with info, links and ideas.  If you’re not receiving our emails, send a message to connectkids@clc.life and we’ll add you.

6th-12th Grade

COLOR WAR | Sunday, September 26th| 12-3PM
Come show your true colors as we play games, get messy, and have fun! Wear white and be ready to get covered in color powder! $5, lunch provided. No sign up, just stay after youth!

Everything we do in our youth ministry comes from the ideas and feedback of students! We do what we do so we can best serve you. If you’re a student who wants to take a leading role in our youth ministry, share your ideas and thoughts about what you want to see in Emerge, and would like to join our Youth Advisory Council, come to our first quarterly meeting on October 3rd! We’ll hear from students like you, plan fun events, talk upcoming series, and even plan a youth takeover service! This is open to current 7th-12th Graders. We can’t wait to hear from you!

MIDWEEK | Wednesday Nights | 6-7:30PM
Your spot for fun and fellowship. Hang out with us every Wednesday Night for Midweek! We’ll play games and talk about Jesus. Meet in the youth room from 6-7:30PM. Open to current 6th-12th Graders. This week is ARCHERY!

Get Your 6th – 12th Grade Students Plugged In We have a ton of ways for your students to connect! Check out our weekly messages on our YouTube Channel, plugin with us on Instagram and Facebook, and more! Please visit us here to view all the ways you can connect with us! Sign up to get the EMERGE weekly newsletter. Fill out the Student Info Form here.


At CLC, we love praying with and for you!  If you have something that you need prayer for, please click here or you can request anytime at clc.life/prayer

Professional, licensed counseling is available at Community Life Church. Barbara Donnadieu specializes in relationship healing and enhancing; strengthening coping skills and self-esteem; parenting/step-parenting; as well as anxiety, depression, and grief. She also works with adolescents and children. Barbara has great respect for the human spirit and yearns for each of us to grow personally and to reach our full potential. For questions or to schedule an appointment, contact Barbara directly: barb@clc.life or 850-497-2696

Connect Christian Academy

We are now hiring extended care positions:  7 AM-9 AM and/or 1 PM- 5 PM.  Inquiries can be sent to kmcgrew@clc.life.