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- Praxis – Apr 21
- Memorial Service – Dorothy Kagay – Apr 22
- Newcomers’ Coffee – Apr 23
- The Mill College Brunch – Apr 23
- Church Retreat – Apr 28-30
- Foundations Class – May 7
- The Gathering begins – May 14
- Men’s Retreat – May 20
The Mill Brunch – Apr. 23rd: College students, come enjoy good food, interesting conversations, and time with friends both new and old. See you in the Fellowship Hall at 10:15am! Email gro.y1492933824tinum1492933824mocbs1492933824@ijne1492933824b1492933824 for more information.
Summer Gathering: Registration Is now open for our Summer 2017 term of the Gathering. Join us May 15th-July 24th on Monday nights from 6:30pm-8:30pm as we go through 1st & 2nd Thessalonians. This is a video-based Bible study by Beth Moore called, Children of the Day. Registration including a $20 book fee can be completed at http://sbcommunity.org/ministries/women/the-gathering/. For more information contact Joanne at gro.y1492933824tinum1492933824mocbs1492933824@enna1492933824oj1492933824.
Praxis – Apr. 21st: “I’m not a morning person,” is not a good reason to miss this! Our current series, A Man and His Story, is helping us live into the kind of men God wants to use to further his kingdom. Come join us in the Upper Room at 6:15am for coffee and food. 6:30 we begin. At 7:45am we are on our way.
Men’s Retreat – May 20th: Mark your calendar for our annual day retreat to Santa Ynez. Saturday, May 20th.
Annual Church Retreat – April 28th-30th: “Unmasked!” – Join the fun of Church Retreat 2017 as we undertake an epic adventure into the world of superheroes to explore our identity and calling as the people of God! Pick up a flyer in the entryway for more info. There is still room. Housing will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up at http://sbcommunity.org/all-church-retreat/. Questions? Contact Sara at gro.y1492933824tinum1492933824mocbs1492933824@ofni1492933824taert1492933824er1492933824.
Not Going to the Retreat? We need your help! Would you be willing to serve in the Children’s Ministry at the 11am service on April 30th? We need several more people who are willing to help in the Nursery – Preschool groups (all Elementary children will be staying in the adult service with their parents that Sunday). Sign up on the clipboards out on the patio after the service today or email Donna, at gro.y1492933824tinum1492933824mocbs1492933824@anno1492933824d1492933824. Please remember that childcare will only be provided at the 11am service that day.
More Opportunities & Info
Library: We need a few more Christian books to be able to send boxes to the Philippines and would so appreciate any used books you would like to share with them. Please leave them in the library. Thanks for your help.
Memorial Service for Dorothy Kagay: The family invites you to help them celebrate the life of Dorothy Kagay on April 22nd, 1pm in the Sanctuary at Santa Barbara Community Church.
Baptisms – Apr. 23rd & Church Retreat: If you would like to be baptized on Sunday, April 23rd or the following weekend at the Church Retreat, please contact Deana Gilman at gro.y1492933824tinum1492933824mocbs1492933824@anae1492933824d1492933824 or (805) 687-7797.
Newcomers’ Coffee – Apr. 23rd: Join SBCC staff members for some coffee and goodies on the back patio behind Fellowship Hall after either the 8:45am or 11am services.
Foundations Class – May 7th: If you are new to SBCC and looking to know what SBCC believes, how and why we practice church life, this class is for you! The Foundations class is an entry point to church life and membership at SBCC. Attend a 2 1/2-hour session on Sunday, Sunday, May 7th from 12:45-3:15pm. We will gather at 12:45pm in the Fellowship Hall. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Deana at gro.y1492933824tinum1492933824mocbs1492933824@anae1492933824d1492933824.
Home Schooling Info Night: Do you have questions about homeschooling? Please come to a homeschool information meeting presented by Santa Barbara Christian Homesteaders on Monday, May 8 at 7pm, held at Calvary Baptist Church, 736 W Islay Street. Both husbands and wives are welcome to attend. Though childcare is not
available, you are welcome to bring nursing babies. For more information, please contact Fern Sikich at moc.l1492933824iamg@1492933824hciki1492933824sf1492933824 or check out the website at http://www.sbhomesteaders.com.
Support for Summer Missions: Are you participating in a short-term mission project this summer? If so, your church family wants to know about it so that we can support you in prayer and, possibly, with finances, too. To apply for summer support from SBCC, please visit http://sbcommunity.org/get-involved/missions/missions-applications-2/ to download the short-term missions application. Once completed, it can be sent to gro.y1492933824tinum1492933824mocbs1492933824@snoi1492933824ssim1492933824. Summer missions applications must be received by May 1st in order to be considered for support. Questions? Contact Benji Bruneel at gro.y1492933824tinum1492933824mocbs1492933824@ijne1492933824b1492933824.
Giving to SBCC: Giving boxes are in the church entryway or gifts may be mailed to Santa Barbara Community Church, 1002 Cieneguitas Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110. Please make checks payable to “SBCC.” Additionally, you can give electronically by texting “sbcommunity” to 7797 to get started. See sbcommunity.org/about/giving/ for more information. Questions? Email gro.y1492933824tinum1492933824mocbs1492933824@yhta1492933824k1492933824.
Community Connect Tip
Use “Needs” In Your Groups To Put The Word Out. Having a potluck? Want to share a prayer request? Looking for help with moving? Need people to sign up to help with an activity? These are just a few ways to use the “Needs” tab from within your groups. Click on the group you are in and then click on the “Needs” tab. Fill out the specifics and then either notify people in your group, or invite people to view the need. Collect or review the responses at anytime. It’s that easy. People who sign up for a need will get a reminder email two days before the due date. Super helpful for people with busy lives!