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The Clear Creek Leadership Team continues to seek God’s guidance along with input from city and state officials, local health experts, and other churches on the most prudent reopening plan

Please read the following in case of possible Coronavirus exposure:  Clear Creek Covid-19 Exposure Response Process  

For group guides, links to online worship, children's resources and more please visit our Home Resources page

september 17, 2020

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES
Next Steps to Help Your Church: Equipping and Training opportunities are available now through September. We want your input on ideas to “go and make disciples.” Share your celebration story about what Jesus is doing within our church family. Go here to learn more!

Sept. 21:  Baptism Class at 7:00pm on Zoom:  This class is for anyone considering taking the next step of baptism, wants to help someone take their next step, has questions about their own baptism, or just wants to know more. Please RSVP to the church office.

Oct. 5: Starting Point: At Clear Creek, we want to do everything we can to help you take your next step on the path to being a better disciple of Jesus. This is particularly helpful if you are new to our church family. But regardless if you’ve been here one time or one thousand times, if you are looking to find your next step or are interested in learning how to help others find their next step please join us on Sept. 14 @ 7:00pm via ZOOM for our next Starting Point class. To register, go to clearcreekcoc.org/starting-point.

Register for In-Person Worship:  We look forward to worshiping with you at 9:00am or 11:00am.  Please register for your worship time for these specific Sundays: September 20 In-Person WorshipSeptember 27 In-Person Worship. Visit the Worship at Clear Creek page to know what to expect.  
 
Celebration Stories: To read about celebration stories shared by our church family and the latest issue of the Celebration Magazine, go to clearcreekcoc.org/celebration.

With the current situation we have re-imagined our Summer CalendarPlease see the links for children, youth and upcoming activities as we go through the summer: Children | Youth | Upcoming Activities.

Wednesday night and all activities at the building are postponed until further notice. 

Get Connected. Taking your next step to become more like Jesus is best done with others who are on the same journey. If you don't have a dedicated group of people to walk alongside with you, go to Next Steps and we will help you find a group
FAMILY NEWS
We express sympathy to Terry Anderson and family on the passing of his father, Freddie J. "Buddie" Anderson on Sept. 12.

Congratulations to K. and M. Faulkner on the birth of baby Asher Faulkner on Sept. 14.

Sept. 27:  Drive By Baby Shower for Alex and Andrew Dann 1:30-3:00pm. They are expecting a girl in November and are registered at Amazon and Target.

Pray for the one person or one family you would like to get connected to God. During this time of social distancing, we have a unique opportunity to not only pray, but virtually invite our friends, neighbors, and coworkers to hear messages of hope. Invite them to join us for worship online.
TEACHING
Sept. 20: ANXIOUS FOR NOTHING PART 3: I Thought So.  Your mind is an incredible machine capable of complex calculations, problem-solving and creativity. It is one of your greatest tools for overcoming anxiety…if you know how to harness its power. That’s what Paul wants to show us in Philippians 4:8-9.

Register to worship in person or worship with us online on Sundays at 9:00am or 11:00 am on YouTube or at clearcreek.online.church.
PRAYER REQUESTS
Please keep everyone in your prayers as the Coronavirus is impacting people worldwide. Pray for God to be seen during this difficult time.

Prayers requested for Joy Hibb's family in Texas as they make tough decisions for her brother, Charlie Curry, who has dementia, and for his wife, Kay, who is also struggling with a fractured elbow.

Amber Aubrey is recovering at home after reconstruction surgery.

Glenna Johnson is being treated for a second kind of cancer with three different chemo drugs.  Praying that she will have healing yet again.

Joy Greathouse has finished treatment but requests continued prayers. She will not know if lesion is gone until she has a scan in three months.

Evelyn Littrell is at Life Care of Hixson.  Prayers are needed and cards can be sent to her at Life Care of Hixson, Room 309, 5798 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN. 37343.

Lanie Jones, cousin of Sheila Swink, got her scan results and treatment is working!

Katy Van Eaton is at Martin Boyd, room West 113, 6845 Standifer Gap Rd., Chattanooga, TN. 37421.

Abbie Holder, daughter of Glen and Nancy Golden, has finished chemo and is having radiation treatments. Her address is 1114B Chester Ave., Nashville, TN 37206.

Joann and George Davis are at Regency House, room 116, 2062 Hamill Rd., Hixson, TN 37343.

Betty Berry is at Spring City Care and Rehabilitation Center, room 708A, 331 Hinch Street, Spring City, TN 37381.

Elaine Stroud Edmonds is at The Rosewood of Ft. Oglethorpe, room 8, 14 Fort Town Dr., Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742.
MISSIONS
2020 Mission Trips have been postponed. Be praying about upcoming opportunities in 2021If you need further information contact the church office.
GROUPS
Service Opportunities for Groups: Connect with our community face to face by service to others. Many opportunities are available.

If you are not part of a small group and would like information, go to clearcreekcoc.org/small-groups.
CHILDREN
Sept. 16: Elementary Zoom (by grade, starting at 6:00pm)

Sept. 24: PreK Park Day (10:00am)

Sept. 25: Friday Fun Zone on back field - All Elementary, bring your own water bottle. Snack provided.  (6:00-8:00pm)

Sept. 28: PreK Storytime and Game Zoom (10:00am)

Oct. 4: Family Worship Night on Side Lawn (6:00pm)

Group Weekly Guide  
Discovery Bible Study bookmark and Resources for families
YOUTH
Sept. 23 & Sept. 30: Wednesday Youth Night (6:00-7:30) behind the building or under the carport

Sept. 20: Youth Small Group In-Person gatherings at various locations (5:00-7:00pm)

Sept. 27: Youth Small Group Zooms
UCM: University Christian Mission & Young Adults
University Christian Mission: For more info email universitychristianmission@gmail.com.
WOMEN
Oct. 3: Ladies Day: God’s story is all around us.  But just because we know it’s there doesn’t mean we can always see, much less share it.  Ladies, join us on October 3rd as we welcome Jennifer Gerhardt (Storytelling Minister at Round Rock Church of Christ and Christian blogger) as she shares with us ways to see God’s story and share it with the world. Click for Registration & more information.

Monday Ladies Group postponed meeting at the building until further notice.

Tuesday Ladies Group meeting on Zoom at 10:00 am and 4:00pm. Phone 423-664-2286 to participate.

Wednesday Ladies Groups postponed meeting at the building until further notice.

CRITI:   9/15: L. Goodrich, S. Belcher; 9/22: T. Aulich
MEN
Wednesday Men's Group: postponed meeting at the building until further notice.

Friday Morning Small Group: postponed meeting at the building until further notice.
BIRTHDAYS
18    Katherine Van Eaton, John Hodges, Blaire Farmer, Logan Drake
19     Randy Osby, Thomas Mathis, Weston Hodges, Riley Dolberry
20    Amy Jolley
21     Delores Ridge, DeAnn Tomshack, Adam Gray, Caylee Schannuth
22    James Ballou, Madeline Humble
23    Phillip Lynn, Pam Joyner, Bill Childs, Tracey Underwood, William Greer, Tony Garibaldi, Caroline Ring
24    Leonard Frey, Steve Campbell, Wendy Henderson, Rebekah Van Eaton, Robert Bullington
25     Galen Smith, Helen Cothron
26     Roy Ramsey, Sharon Ramsey, Judy Harris, Kathy Burns, Anna Waldrep