Announcements & Upcoming Events – August 7, 2019

RIGHTNOW MEDIA SUBSCRIPTION


RightNow Media (think Christian Netflix) renewal invoices just went out to our current subscribers. When your church subscribes for one yearly fee, every single person in your church gains personal access to $5 million worth of resources. People in your pews may never have to buy another devotional book, DVD, study guide or kid’s video again.

Here’s an overview of what you’ll find on RightNow Media:

• trainings
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• conferences
• Bible book studies
• parenting helps
• finance videos
• marriage seminars
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As an Advent Christian church, you can get in on a steeply reduced rate (62 percent savings!).
Call 704 545 6161 x 230 to get signed up or e-mail mbroadway@acgc.us.
All new sign-ups and payment must be in by August 20.

MAINE STATE PASTORS BREAKAWAY

The Maine State Advent Christian Conference Pastors Breakaway will be held at Lakeside on August 12 – 14. For more information, please contact Rev. Russell Carle at rkcarle@gmail.com.

MEN’S RETREAT

There will be a Men’s Retreat at Lakeside Advent Christian Campground Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5 from 5 p.m. – 5 p.m. The theme will be Living in Christian Community: Exploring the Impact of the Biblical One Anothers. This will be a time of worship, prayer and biblical application to daily Christian living. Mr. Micah Bickford, Rev. Russell Carle, Rev. David W. Davis, Mr. Ben Redman and Mr. Greg Walton will be the featured speakers and worship will be led by Mr. Dean Neal. There is no charge for this event, but a love offering will be taken to defray any costs. View the flyer here. Please RSVP with Rev. David W. Davis at revdwdavis@gmail.com.

Tim Fox Celebration of Life | September 1 at 3:00pm

As many are aware around our network of churches, Rev. Timothy Fox, pastor and former ACGC Director of World Outreach, fell asleep in the Lord on Sunday, June 16. To celebrate the life of our beloved brother, some of Tim’s family and friends will be having a “Celebration of Life” service at the Oxford Advent Christian Church on Sunday, September 1st at 3:00pm (EST). The service will be officiated by Rev. Matthew Larkin. Tim’s wife Ruth and their family would like to invite you to come and join them as we reflect and celebrate Tim’s many years of service to our Lord as a father, husband, relative, friend and pastor.

EXPLORE MISSIONS

*DATE CHANGE* September 20 – 22, 2019

Learning, Stretching, Amazing … these are words that participants of our last Explore Missions use to describe their experience.

• Do you have a heart for missions, but you’re unsure of what’s next?
• Do you want to learn what being a missionary is like?
• Are you interested in sharing the gospel in a different culture?
• Are you looking for an opportunity for short or long term service?
• Are you ready for some adventure?

If you answered yes to any of these, then join us for Explore Missions.

Explore Missions will be September 20-22 in Charlotte, N.C. Explore Missions is for anyone sensing a call to missionary service or searching for a way to be more directly involved. At Explore Missions, we look at the missionary calling and prayerfully seek the next step for each participant. To learn more about this event and to register, please go to http://acgc.us/explore-missions/ or contact us in the International Missions office at imissions@acgc.us.

BICS BOOK RELEASE

To honor President Steve Brown and Vice President Wes Ross, and to solidify their legacy of faithfulness to the Lord and to his Word, BICS has published a book!

At the retirement celebration in their honor, we were pleased to announce the release of “Standing on the Promises: Essays in Honor of Stephen C. Brown and Wesley A. Ross.”

This 16-chapter volume features essays from friends, colleagues, mentors and students that are built upon the same theological foundation so instrumental to the success of BICS – a foundation that has, as its cornerstone, the blood-bought promises of our faithful God.

Friends, family, colleagues and students will be heartened by this tribute to two men who have sacrificed greatly for the kingdom of God. More importantly, all who read this book will be encouraged to continue standing on the promises of God.

The book is now available online in hardcover, paperback and e-book editions through Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com and other retailers. Check it out here!

LIVING REFLECTIONS BY AMY ALVES

Looking to cultivate a life of gratitude for the gifts God gives you? Just in time for Mother’s Day, Living Reflections is an easy-to-use journal created to help women establish a rhythm of awareness and praise in their daily life.

Written by Amy Alves – Spiritual Director, pastor’s wife, and mom of 4 serving the community in Bangor, Maine.

Order the Living Reflections Journal
https://www.etsy.com/listing/531349476/living-reflections-an-easy-to-use

Contact Amy for bulk discount pricing.
amy@fullerlifespiritualdirection.com

PULPIT AVAILABLE

Berkshire Christian is offering a pulpit to any church in need. It came from the Chadsey Chapel on the Lenox campus. The pulpit is white with mahogany-color trim and has a floor. It is 38.5 inches wide, 33 inches deep and 36 inches high (plus center podium that raises an additional 11 inches). It is located in New Hampshire and will need to be moved. If your church is interested, please contact Glenn Rice at the Berkshire Christian office (berkshire.edu).

BAPTISM UPDATES

Baptisms are awesome, we want to celebrate together.

Please send us the names and dates of recent baptisms and we will include them in upcoming publications! You can e-mail the information to acpub@acgc.us.

SEEKING PART-TIME MUSIC DIRECTOR

Tabernacle Advent Christian Church, located in Lenoir N.C., is seeking a part-time music director. Responsibilities include leading the musical elements of the morning worship service, leading the choir and helping the congregation transition into a blended worship service. If you are interested or would like further details, please contact Bob Copeland at 828-754-3331.

PASTOR NEEDED – DUNNTOWN AC CHURCH

The Dunntown Advent Christian Church of Wade, Maine is currently seeking a full-time pastor to lead their church family. Located 20 miles outside of Presque Isle in beautiful Aroostook County, this community of believers enjoys a long history of faithful ministry to the people and families of the town. With the recent resignation of a long-serving and beloved pastor, the church is seeking the Lord for direction during this new season of ministry. If interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact either the chairman of the Pastoral Search Committee, Gary Blackstone (gary.blackstone68@gmail.com) or the Regional Superintendent Greg Twitchell (gtwitchell@aceasternregion.org). Thank you!

BRISTOW AC PASTORAL SEARCH

The Bristow Advent Christian Church is looking to hire a full-time senior pastor. Their mission statement is as follows:

To provide support for the church family through preaching, teaching, Bible study, mentoring, pastoral care, as well as articulate the philosophy of ministry and vision of the church.

To view the job description, click here.
To read about the demographics of Bristow, Okla., click here.

PASTORAL JOB POSTINGS, MORGANTON, N.C.

First Advent Christian Church in Morganton, N.C. is looking to hire a part-time Director of Youth Ministry and a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry.

Click here for the Director of Youth Ministry job description.
Click here for the Director of Children’s Ministry job description.

KARMON NORRIS PRAYER CHAIN

If anyone receiving the Karmon Norris prayer requests by email has changed his email address in the last few months, please notify Nancy Brooks at nancybrooks@acgc.us with your new address. Thank you.

ASLEEP IN CHRIST

Now located on our website is an “Asleep in Christ” page. As we are made aware of your Advent Christian loved ones who have fallen asleep in the Lord, they will be added to this list. Click HERE to go to this web page. If you wish to have details of your loved one on the website, please send the information via email to cbrock@acgc.us

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