What's Happening at a Glance

SEPTEMBER 2022

CHURCHWIDE

Hi Community Life Family!
We look forward to seeing you this Sunday morning! Sunday service times this week only are at 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM. Can’t be here in person? No worries! Join us at www.clc.life/messages at any of our service times. If you have been joining us on Facebook, then we graciously ask you to watch the service live (or recorded) on our website above because we have had reliability issues with Facebook Live. Thank you!

What to Expect This Sunday
We will continue our study of Mark this week and will be reading from Mark 8:14-33, 9:2-37, & 10:32-52. 

Songs performed by our Worship Team
We Praise You by Brandon Lake 
What A Beautiful Name by Hillsong Worship
Be Thou My Vision HYMN

Blessings,
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.

FALL BEACH BAPTISM | SUNDAY, SEP 25th
Our fall beach baptism will be at sunset on Navarre Beach, this Sunday, September 25th at 6:00 PM. Are you interested in being baptized or remembering your baptism? Click here to register each participant.

Directions for those participating or wanting to come be a part of the service. Once you cross over the bridge on Navarre Beach, turn left at red light. Look for the Community Life Flags for where to turn into parking lot and where you will check in. The address is 8705 Gulf Blvd, Navarre Beach. If you have any questions, please email: Vicki@clc.life.  

OASIS SENIORS MINISTRY | WEDNESDAY, OCT 12th | MOVIE DAY
We would love to invite you to our senior’s movie event! Complete with an amazing movie, fantastic friends, popcorn, candy, lots of laughs, and more! $5 donation for this event! To join us, click here.

5TH THURSDAY | FRIDAY, OCT 21st
On Friday, October 21st, CLC will be hosting an amazing women’s event called 5th Thursday. 5th Thursday is a one-night event where local women from our church and community gather together, break bread, worship and have the blessing of listening to incredible guest speakers share about faith, life, family, and what it means to be women of God. This night will uplift your spirit and encourage a deeper relationship with Christ and other women of faith! A meal will be provided. Make sure to register each child needing childcare. If you would like to attend the event and the cost is too high for you to attend, we would love to consider you for a scholarship. Please email your Thrive Team at: thrive@clc.life. To join us, click here.

FAMILY FALL FEST | SUNDAY, OCT 23rd
Make plans to join us for our 2nd Annual Fall Fest on Sunday, October 23rd from 2 PM – 5PM. This is a free, family-friendly event open to everyone in our community! Signups coming soon for those interested in hosting a trunk-of-treats or helping with games!

CHILDCARE TEAM
We are currently hiring part-time childcare workers to work some or all of the following shifts this fall: Sunday 8:30 AM – 12 PM; Monday 5:45 PM – 8:15 PM; Tuesday 9:15 AM – 11:45 AM; Wednesday 5:45 PM – 8:15 PM; Thursday 9:15 AM – 11:45 AM; and again, Thursday 5:45 PM – 8:15 PM. If you are interested in joining our childcare team, please email Kristen at: kmcgrew@clc.life to set up a time to meet.

CARING & SHARING OF SOUTH SANTA ROSA COUNTY | COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE
Do or someone you know need help this holiday season? Caring and Sharing helps with food at Thanksgiving/Christmas and Christmas gifts. Registration will be held at Liberty Church on October 15th and 16th, from 2 PM – 4 PM, and October 17th from 5 PM – 8 PM. You must register in person at one of the three sessions to receive benefits, print and bring a pre-filled registration form available: here. For ways to volunteer or more information visit their website: santarosacares.org or call and leave a message and a volunteer will return your call: 850.396.0321.

ADULT MINISTRY

ENCIRCLE LIFE MINISTRY
Sunday school is back on campus in Rooms: 1209-1210. Times: 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM. Students please call Ron at: 910-409-3076 by Friday, each week, if you are in need of transportation.

If you are new to Encircle Life please sign up here and join our amazing group!

ENCIRCLE LIFE MINISTRY | FRIDAY, OCT 14th | FALL DANCE PARTY
Encircle Life Special Abilities Ministry invites you to a Fall Dance for our Encircle Life Members! The event will run from 6 PM – 8:30 PM at CLC. Guests are encouraged to wear (non-scary) costumes! There will be lots of fun fall activities, fantastic food, music, and dancing.
Mission Focus: We are asking all guests to bring in canned goods for those in our community who are in need. Every item will be exchanged for a ticket that will go into a door prize raffle! To join us, click here.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY
Celebrate Recovery is an adult, Christ-centered 12 Step recovery program to help us overcome life’s hurts, hang-ups and habits.  It also uses the 8 recovery principles found in the Beatitudes. We meet every Monday night in the Youth room. Large group starts at 6:00 PM followed by our gender specific open share groups. We serve dinner from 5:15 PM – 5:45 PM and is $5.00 per adult and $3.00 for kiddos. ($15 maximum per family). To join us, click here or email Steve Shates at:  sshates.brokenchainsjc@gmail.com

OASIS SENIORS MINISTRY | WEDNESDAY, OCT 12th | MOVIE MATINEE
We would love to invite you to our senior’s movie event! Complete with an amazing movie, fantastic friends, popcorn, candy, lots of laughs, and more! $5 donation for this event! To join us, click here.

MILITARY MINISTRY | SATURDAY, OCT 22nd | CORN MAZE
Family Day 9 AM – 12PM, If we have a 30+ group register, then we get $12 admission per person, 2yrs and under are free admission. Included in the price are a playground, pumpkin, hayride, corn maze, and fun throughout the farm. Theme: Come dressed for some super fun photo ops for Fall family pictures! To join us, click here.

5TH THURSDAY | FRIDAY, OCT 21st
On Friday, October 21st, CLC will be hosting an amazing women’s event called 5th Thursday. 5th Thursday is a one-night event where local women from our church and community gather together, break bread, worship and have the blessing of listening to incredible guest speakers share about faith, life, family, and what it means to be women of God. This night will uplift your spirit and encourage a deeper relationship with Christ and other women of faith! A meal will be provided. Make sure to register each child needing childcare. If you would like to attend the event and the cost is too high for you to attend, we would love to consider you for a scholarship. Please email your Thrive Team at: thrive@clc.life. To join us, click here.

CONNECT CHILDREN'S MINISTRY Birth-5th Grade

FAMILY FALL FEST
Make plans to join us for our 2nd Annual Fall Fest on Sunday, October 23rd from 2 PM – 5 PM. This is a free, family-friendly event open to everyone in our community! Signups coming soon for those interested in hosting a trunk-of-treats or helping with games!
 
3rd GRADE BIBLES
Join us Sunday, October 2nd 12 PM – 1:30 PM for a family-friendly event with a light lunch and special presentation where 3rd grade students will receive a brand-new Bible! We will have a short, fun time learning what is in the Bible and how to use it. Register here no later than this Sunday, 9/25/22.

CHILDCARE TEAM
We are currently hiring part-time childcare workers to work some or all of the following shifts this fall: Sunday 8:30 AM – 12 PM; Monday 5:45 PM – 8:15 PM; Tuesday 9:15 AM – 11:45 AM; Wednesday 5:45 PM – 8:15 PM; Thursday 9:15 AM – 11:45 AM; and again, Thursday 5:45 PM – 8:15 PM. If you are interested in joining our childcare team, please email Kristen at: kmcgrew@clc.life to set up a time to meet.

EMERGE YOUTH MINISTRY
6th-12th Grade

YOUTH | Sunday Mornings
High School Ministry @ 9 AM in the Youth Room
Middle School Ministry @ 10:30 AM in the Youth Room

MIDWEEK | Wednesday Nights | 6 PM – 7:30 PM
MIDWEEK is back! Join us for a middle of the week check-in for fun and fellowship. We’ll kick things off with some game time in the gym, then move up to the youth room for some Jesus-talk and snacks!

FAITH 101: CONFIRMATION | Sundays at 10:30 AM | Sept 11 – Oct 23
FAITH 101 is our Confirmation course where we will learn and discuss the basic beliefs and theology that are foundational to our faith. After completing this “course” students will have the opportunity to say Yes and confirm their faith in our Confirmation Ceremony on October 23rd during Sunday morning service downstairs. Confirmation will take place during our Middle School Ministry time on Sunday mornings. This is our usual Confirmation course that we send our 6th graders through, however it is open to students of any grade level (6th-12th)! If your student is not in 6th grade and would like to participate in Confirmation, please let us know at: emerge@clc.life.

EMERGE T SHIRTS | Grab them Sunday!
T Shirts are here! Pick them up Sunday from the Youth Hallway. Didn’t get yourself a pre-order? No worries! Just bring $5 and pick up a shirt! 

JUMP NIGHT | Sunday, Oct 2nd | 2 PM – 3:30 PM
Jump into fall with us at Sky Zone Pensacola! We’ll be meeting there for a group jump at 2PM. Cost is $20 and includes sky socks. Sign up on here! (Students are responsible for their own transportation to this event)

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.

CARE MINISTRY

PRAYER
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.

Connect Christian Academy

Save the Date for next year’s Stellar VBS, June 12 – 16, 2023.