Newsletter 8/14/16

CECD English 


Announcements

Tabletalk Devotionals & Meetup 8/14 | We will have a Tabletalk meetup on Sun, Aug 14th at 10AM.  We gather every 2nd Sunday morning for a time of community to talk and share about what we’ve been hearing/learning/wrestling with in our devotions.  Our church would like to foster and encourage a deeper devotional life.  Towards this, we have purchased a subscription to the devotional, Tabletalk.  We are providing these devotionals every month and hope that our congregation would grow together.

fuse: Sun’s Out, Guns Out Field Day 8/21 | Suns out Guns out V.1.0.3 It’s that time again. Bring out your frisbees and your sunscreen. Bring your friends and your kids. Most importantly, bring your beautiful shining faces. We’re having a field day out at Washington Park. There’s gonna be frisbees, kite flying, football, futbol, random people doing Zumba, friends, family, all the cool kids, and most importantly sunscreen to protect your beautiful faces. Let’s continue to build community and do life together. Breathe in that sunny fresh vitamin D and come have fun. August 21st 2pm after Church at Washington Park
Meet near the tennis courts at the intersection at E. Kentucky Ave and S. Downing Street
. Be there or be square!

Block Party 2016 8/27 | Starting July 24th, we will be collecting items (books, household items, electronics, toys, gently used clothes and shoes) for our Block Party. Please help us with the sorting process by placing your items in the appropriate boxes in the dining area (without plastic bags). Keep shoes together by tying them with the shoelace or a rubber band. If items need to be kept together, please put it in a ziplock bag. We will collect larger items starting on Aug 14th.
We will hold our Block Party on Aug 27th. Thanks for your help! Happy giving.

fuse: Movie Night 8/28 | Come watch “War Room” with us on Aug 28 @ 3pm at Teddy and Carol’s place! It is rated PG and is 2 hours long.  For details about the movie, check out IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3832914/ Popcorn, candy and other snacks will be provided.

RightNow Media | We have a resource available for our church.  It is a streaming video library of Bible study materials, sermons & messages, and training material, as well as children’s video programming. Videos include those from Francis Chan, David Platt, John Ortberg, and even VeggieTales.  We hope that people would take advantage of this resource and be able to use this to grow in their relationship with God. If you would like an invite, you can sign up for one through a link on our website
If you would like an invite, you can sign up for one HERE.

Information

Sunday Schedule:
English Service 11:15 AM
Lunch 12:45 PM

1099 Newark St.
Aurora, CO 80010
(303) 366-0303

Pastor Josh Lin
joshlin@gmail.com


Financial Update

7/10/2016  $ 3,621.00
7/17/2016  $ 1,458.00
7/24/2016  $    618.00
7/31/2016  $ 1,131.82

 

Weekly Goal  $    2,716.02
2015-16 Budget  $141,233.00

 

YTD Need  $ 13,580.10
YTD Giving  $   8,035.64

PayPal Account | A PayPal account has been set-
up for CECD. You now have the option to give your offerings online. The account ID is: CECDPPal@gmail.com.

Sermon Recordings | Our past sermon recordings are available to our congregation.  You can access them at http://cecd.serveftp.com.

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Get Connected

Facebook | Join us on Facebook to keep up to date on upcoming events and to stay connected with our community of friends. Search for our group name “Chinese Evangelical Church of Denverâ€.

Get involved | If you would like to offer your skills, abilities, talents, time, and energy to our church, we would love to find how you could plug in.  Please contact Josh.  or joshlin@gmail.com.

Prayer Requests | If you have any prayer needs you would like included in our newsletter and bulletin, please email Pastor Josh (joshlin@gmail.com)

Prayer Needs

Pray for your +1.  Pray for the person God has led your heart for, someone who needs Jesus in their life.  Pray for God’s voice in calling you to be salt and light in their life.  Pray for opportunities for your +1 to discover and know Jesus.Praise God for our English congregation and God’s heart and direction we will be pursuing in the coming year.  We praise God for how He has sustained us in the past year and look forward toward how we can take steps to build God’s kingdom in the year ahead.  Pray for our leadership, as they move us as a congregation in prayer and God’s heart for people.  Praise God for his leading us in our 2016-17 budget and how we can utilize our finances to embody the values of prayer and mission.

Pray for the many who are leaving our community this summer.  We’ve already had to say good-bye to so many of our church family, and we have more to come.  Some are only temporary good-byes, and others are long term.  All of them are family and community we call church.  Pray for God’s continued presence and movement.  Pray for a church family to share life with wherever (and however long) they land. Pray for:
Michael & Queenie Van – Taiwan
Sarah Wong – Nicaragua (she’s back!)
Andrew & Connie Leung – Florida (temporary!)
Kim Chin – Kenya/Asia (temporary!)
Tiffany Tsai – Los Angeles
Andrew & Esther Brumme – France
Courtney Bell – Asia (she’s back!!)
David & Cindy Yu – Australia
And a few more who will be vacationing and traveling this summer.  Our church has the privilege and role of being a way-station for many.  We pray that they have been blessed by God and our community during their time with us; that they leave us more whole than when we received them.  In this unique space of ministry, we pray that we would live into the role and responsibility God has given to us.

Pray for our Chinese congregation as they search for a Chinese pastor.  Pray that God would call the shepherd our church needs to care for and lead our Chinese congregation.  Pray for listening hearts and sensitive spirits for our leaders as they interview candidates.

Pray for our church as we explore merging with Denver Chinese Evangelical Free Church.   Pray for God’s clear leading and our discernment of His voice.  Pray for a holy, God filled process in exploring this merger.  Pray for opportunity for our congregations to get to know one another.  Pray for our church, that we would not be motivated by fear, but by vision of what God is doing.  Pray for the Chinese congregation, that they would spend time in prayer and discernment about the merger.

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Doris Ekbladolson

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Camp Crossroads

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Sermon on the Mount: Adultery

8 9 10

Leadership Community

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Youth Group

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Tabletalk Discussion

Sermon on the Mount: Oaths

15 16 17

Leadership Community

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Youth Group

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Sermon on the Mount: Eye for Eye

fuse: Field Day

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Youth Group

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Block Party

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Sermon on the Mount: Enemies

fuse: Movie Night

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Youth Group

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