April 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to April 2021!
   

Here are the things you should know about in April.  As always, our Facebook and Instagram pages may have additional information or events listed that come up after the distribution of this newsletter. 

Outreach Recap: In March we asked for nominations for people who serve and may not often get recognized for their service, we had a pediatric office, daycare, Royal Crest Driver, plow drivers, CSP officer, DPD officer, and South Metro Station 16 nominated.  We have collected snacks and notes of encouragement and will deliver these gift bags during the first week of April.  If you are available to help decorate, assemble, and pray over the gift bags, we will be getting together Thursday (4/1) at 5:30 to prepare them.

Special Events:
The annual Secret Church simulcast takes place on Friday, April 23 from 4:30 pm to approximately 11:00 pm.  The theme this year is “The Great Imbalance.”   An excerpt from the workbook:   
Unlike any Secret Church we have ever done, Secret Church 21 is designed to be a ground-breaking journey through God’s Word and around the world that leads to a tectonic shift in the way you view your life, your family, and God’s design for the church. For your eyes will be open not only to a great imbalance that is affecting countless people for eternity, but also to the bold opportunity you have to change it with your time on this earth.

The sanctuary will be set up classroom style.  The cost of $13 covers snacks, workbooks, and drinks.You can register here: https://discover.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/687468Youth Ministries (6Twelve):  6twelve ministries meet on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 and Sunday mornings at 11:00.   For Easter, Youth will meet with their families in the sanctuary.

April 9th:Girls Movie Night @ the Carson’s and Guys at church (youth room) 6:00-9:00pm April 24th:HAC Night (hang out at Carson’s night)6:30-9:30 BYOD (dinner)  Next series after Easter: “What’s the diff?”  We will discuss the differences between different religions.  Contact Craig or Leah with questions or to volunteer in the classroom at Craig@discovercommunity.church or Leah@discovercommunity.church

Kid’s Church: Currently, Kid’s Church meets on Sunday mornings at 11:00 am  You can join the DCC Kids Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/365450070219864

Starting in April we will begin to piece together the Armor of God. What is it? Why do we need it? How does it work? Let’s dig in! *Please register your kiddo for a spot as we still have limited spots available. A link is posted on the Facebook page towards the end of every week or you can bookmark this page https://discover.churchcenter.com/registrations

Bike Club for Kids continues: is a new, fun, free event for our younger kiddos up to age 8! We will meet in the sanctuary from 10-11 am, on April 14th and April 28th, and the kids can ride their bikes or scooters around the sanctuary! This is a great way for adults to have some conversation time too as a parent/guardian does need to attend this event along with your kiddo. (Also…please make sure that tires/wheels are clean before coming in!) Keep an eye on the Facebook page for reminders and further instruction.
Contact Lisa at Lisa@discovercommunity.church for information on Bike Club, how to volunteer, or details on the current teaching series.

Creation Science for Kids:   On April 24th   from 1:00-4:00 pm, Carol Edwards will lead a Creation Science Lab! This lab will be for kids grade 1-4 and will cost $5 per student for supplies. You can register your kids here:  https://discover.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/795652

Discover Littles:
This month we begin our Unit titled “Jesus Loves Me”!  The lessons help bring the message and purpose of Jesus to life in a gentle way that the kiddos can understand and grasp. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for some craft ideas!  Bike Club for Littles continues!! It’s a new, fun, free event for our all kiddos up to age 8! We will meet in the sanctuary from 10-11 am, on April 14 and April 28th, and the kids can ride their bikes, scooters, or baby walkers around the sanctuary! This is a great way for adults to have some conversation time too as a parent/guardian does need to attend this event along with your kiddo. (Also…please make sure that tires/wheels are clean before coming in!) Keep an eye on the Facebook page for reminders and further instruction. 

*Keep an eye on the Discover Littles Facebook page for the link to register your kiddo for services or bookmark this page https://discover.churchcenter.com/registrations
Contact Lisa with questions on Bike Club or how to volunteer in the nursery at Lisa@discovercommunity.church

Men’s Ministry:
Men’s ministry meets on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm.  The men are getting ready to start a new book called “Roadmaps to Eternity.”  Erik has some of these books available, please contact him for details.
Email  Erik@discovercommunity.church

Women’s Ministry:  Our new morning study in Exodus starts April 8 at 9:30 am.  Keep an eye out for the “We Love Books a Latte” summer book club starting in June as well as our upcoming hike schedule starting in May.
 Email gabrielle@discovercommunity.church with questions.

You can join our Women at DCC Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/214734958597920

RiiZE Coffee Shop: Make sure to like RiiZE on Facebook and Instagram so you are always in the loop for new drinks or changes in hours.  You can follow them here: https://www.facebook.com/riizecoffee

  Blessings!

  Pastor Gabe

Pastor Gabrielle Oldfield

gabrielle@discovercommunity.church

Main Line (can receive texts): 720-900-5383

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