South County December Newsletter *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* News and Events at The Journey South County View this email in your browser A MESSAGE FROM PASTOR JASON SENIOR PASTOR INSTALLATION SERVICE Sunday, December 15, 6:30 p.m. The Journey Hanley Road We invite you to come together with us as one church to install Curtis Gilbert as Senior Pastor at The Journey! All are welcome to attend this short worship service to celebrate what the Lord is doing in our church. The Details There will be a reception in the church lobby immediately following the service. Children are welcome to attend; however, childcare will not be provided. Seating in the sanctuary will be first-come, first served. Doors open at 6 p.m. and overflow seating may be made available if necessary. Parking at Hanley Road is limited; please consider carpooling or using public transportation. Please let us know if you plan to attend by registering below! I'LL BE THERE! Step into this Advent season with us through a 24-day devotional resource we’ve created for individuals and families! It’s a companion guide to our Advent sermon series, “He Stepped In,” including daily readings, stories, devotions, worship songs and more. We invite you to go deeper with us as we consider the hope and healing available to us because of Jesus’ birth and presence. You can also access the devotional on The Journey St. Louis app! VIEW THE DEVOTIONAL Open Table is an opportunity to embody love and demonstrate hospitality within our church family and community. It allows both hosts and guests to connect over a holiday meal, encourages a continued mindset of open tables and open hearts, and is a way to faithfully live out being the family of God! Interested in hosting or joining a table on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? LEARN MORE CHRISTMAS EVE You're invited to join us for our Christmas Eve service at 4:30 p.m. on December 24. Feel free to invite friends and family to join you as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ together! If you find yourself without a Christmas Eve party to attend, please join ours! We would like to invite you to our home right after the 4:30 p.m. service for snacks and fellowship. Stay a few minutes, or stay a few hours! Just come on in the back door. Merry Christmas to our church family! Pastor Jason and Amy UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS Friday, December 6, 6:30-9 p.m. The night will provide a fun way to check those items off your shopping list! We will gather together to remember the many blessings each of us has been given – the gift of our church, each other, and the gift of Jesus Christ Himself. SIGN ME UP! NEW MEMBER INDUCTION Join us on Sunday, December 8, at service as we introduce and celebrate our new church members: Sharon Anders, Cory and Christina Collins, and Nathan and Sarah Fonda! Park Lane Jewelry Fundraiser For Oasis Get those Christmas shopping lists ready! Tracey Mertens will be partnering with Oasis International to host a fundraising event with Park Lane Jewelry! The event is online and you may shop and order via the link. Park Lane Jewelry will donate 50% of the sales directly to Oasis. The event will begin on December 1 and end on December 16 to allow for orders to ship directly to you in time for Christmas. Tracey will also have a display at the Women’s Shopping Night on December 6 if you are interested in shopping that night also. Link to shop and order. Questions: Email Tracey or call 314-471-6981 Rooftop Church 9217 Gravois Rd. 63123 Every Monday, January 20-April 6, 6- 9 p.m. Whether you know very little about Islam, or whether you have been interacting with Muslims for years, this course will help you go more in-depth, understanding Muslims better and growing in your effectiveness in sharing about Jesus with them. Learn more at the Encountering the World of Islam website. Email Matt Clark if you have any questions. REGISTER & LEARN MORE Friday, January 17, 6:30 p.m. When is TULIP not a flower? When is a 3-pointer not a basketball shot? Find the answers to these questions and more at our Women’s Ministry crash course on Reformed theology. We’ll spend a couple hours munching on snacks and learning some lingo and history as we consider how big our God truly is. We hope you can join us, and if you do, was it predestined?! REGISTER & LEARN MORE JOURNEY STUDENTS Our Journey Students are building community, being challenged in the Word, and even have their own Worship Team! Come join us for teen fun and fellowship on Sunday nights from 6-8 p.m. at the church. Our Christmas Party to end the semester will be December 8 from 4-8 p.m. at the McCaughey home. For further info or to be added to our email list, contact us at email@example.com. We will resume our meetings on January 12. PRAYER GROUP Would you like to pray alongside others for the needs of the church? If you'd like to join and receive regular prayer requests, please email Laura, and she'll add you to the group! You'll receive emails when we have new prayer requests to share. Copyright © 2019 The Journey South County, All rights reserved. Our mailing address is: 6915 Weber Road, St. Louis, MO 63123 Want to change how you receive these emails? You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list. Copyright © 2019 The Journey South County, All rights reserved. Our mailing address is: 6915 Weber Road, St. Louis, MO 63123 Want to change how you receive these emails? You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.