24 Aug Are you thankful?
Sunday we studied Philippians 4 and were challenged by Paul’s teaching to make the decision to be Joy-filled.
“Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again—rejoice!” Philippians 4:4
What a challenge. What a mandate. I want to encourage each of us to live in this. FIND the joy of the Lord in everything. Give Jesus control of your emotional responses! This is an incredible warfare tactic in our day and time! The teaching notes from Sunday are available here: Winning the Mind Game
We also announced some transition in our Pastoral Team. Pastor Brett & Brittany are stepping away from ministry, and we want to take an opportunity to tell them how grateful we are for who they have been to Vintage. Join us in the VCK room for a few moments after our second gathering, this Sunday, August 28, 12:45pm, to put a hug on them and bless them. They have served so faithfully, and despite the reality that we will miss them, we are excited for what is next in their journey!
I will also be introducing some new team members on Sunday, and will have them available to meet in this greeting time. So, please plan on staying long enough to put a hug on them all!
Sunday September 4th is a special day! Bring your lawn chairs, some sunscreen, and sneakers! We will be gathering at Spring Canyon Park at 10am for a time of worship, baptisms, and fun. If you want to be baptized, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Corinthians Study…we will be moving into the book of 1 Corinthians this fall. I would love to encourage each of us to begin reading through this book in your devotional time.
Much grace to each of you!