November 29, 2018
November is Premature Birth Awareness Month
December 1: Board of Stewards
December 2: Advent Begins
December 2: TLCF Church-wide Assembly
December 2: World AIDS Day Service
December 7: Pastor Gordon’s Birthday
December 15: TLC Hanging with Your Girlfriend Event
December 16: TLC Book Table & Café
December 19: TLC Pastoral & Leadership Staff Meeting
December 22: TLC Christmas Celebration and Youth Program
December 24: Last Day of Advent
December 25: Christmas Day
December 31: New Year’s Eve Worship Service
A LOOK AT THE OTHER BROTHER: In last Sunday's message, Senior Pastor Tyrone Gordon continued the "Parable of the Lost Son" and examined the older brother's reaction and perspective. His conclusion challenged us to seek and celebrate grace in order to avoid a self-righteous spirit.
Highlights from Luke 15:25-32 (The Older Brother Syndrome):
“The Far Country”
Causes An Over-inflated Ego!
Produces A Self-Righteous Spirit!
Steals Your Joy!
Causes An Over-inflated Ego! Produces A Self-Righteous Spirit! Steals Your Joy!
Don’t Forget Why We Are REALLY Here
The Older Brother Syndrome Produces a Self-Righteous Spirit!
Jesus leaves the story open-ended…
CHURCH SURVEY: We need your feedback on a variety of items, including our worship services, our leadership, and our giving. Please take a few minutes and give us your thoughts. (Survey results will be presented in an upcoming board meeting.) Click this link to begin the survey.
TLC FLIGHT SCHOOL: Don’t forget to join Pastor Wright, and your TLC family for Flight School! The study begins at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. The only book you will need is your Bible!
PRAYER REQUEST: Please notify the church in the event of illness, bereavement, or if you or someone you know needs to receive communion. You can send notification by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, please add the following individuals to your prayers: Pastor Gordon, Marsha Gordon and their family, Christian Jones, Dale Carlisle, Brandon Perez, Mother Dollie Williams, Tamara Reed, Yolanda Perez, Pastor Derrick (traveling graces), Morris and Mary Nelms, and our own Transforming Life Christian Fellowship Church and family … THANK YOU!
MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES: Please send all ministry opportunities to Sonia Jordan, at email@example.com. All submissions must be submitted by THURSDAY of each week to be included in the announcements.
The TLC Events & Conference Center continues to schedule great events for our community; see Yolanda Perez for available dates. The ECC team is still offering a great referral deal: If you refer up to 5 individuals to lease the space, you'll receive $50 for every booked event! (See their page on Facebook!)
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