THIS WEEK AT C3NAZ //////////
Download Worship Song Sheet for September 27 HERE!
Join us for OUTDOOR worship on Sundays at 10:00 a.m.
*weather permitting*
Join us this Sunday as Pastor Jeff McVay continues our seven-week series called, "Sermon on the Mount: A Kingdom Upside Down".  This series will encourage us to go beyond the superficial and search deep into our hearts to see ourselves as Christ sees us.  Christ’s bold Sermon on the Mount challenged his hearers to understand that God was seeking internal righteousness from them, not just external acts. This is only possible through God’s work to bring new life in us.  Click here to watch the previous sermon series.
Join us for worship online on Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
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Sunday, September 27, 2020:
Psalm 66, Hosea 2:2-14,
James 3:1-13, Matthew 13:44-52

Monday, September 28, 2020:
Psalm 89:1-18, Hosea 2:14-23,
Acts 20:17-38, Luke 5:1-11

Tuesday, September 29, 2020:
Psalm 97, Hosea 4:1-10,
Acts 21:1-14, Luke 5:12-26

Wednesday, September 30, 2020:
Psalm 101, Hosea 4:11-19,
Acts 21:15-26, Luke 5:27-39
Thursday, October 1, 2020:
Psalm 105:1-22, Hosea 5:8-6:6,
Acts 21:27-36, Luke 6:1-11

Friday, October 2, 2020:
Psalm 102, Hosea 10:1-15,
Acts 21:37-22:16, Luke 6:12-26

Saturday, October 3, 2020:
Psalm 107:33-43, Hosea 11:1-9,
Acts 22:17-29, Luke 6:27-38

*Carol MacCartny (back in the hospital with possible surgery upcoming)
*Owen Blough's Aunt passed away
*Harold & Joyce Hobgood's Daughter & Granddaughter are safe/pray for neighbor homes in Florida
*PRAISE!  Jacqueline & Jeanne were baptized last weekend (Rwandan sisters)
*Melanie Smith's co-worker (8 year old son died in car accident)
*Joanie Guarisco (fractured ankle in rehab facility)
*Pastor Sarah (Kyle) Coppernoll at Greenville Church (both parents died in car accident)
*Sharon Meadows (home recovering)
*Matt Leitch's sister, Sarah (health issues)
*Michele Jimenez's Mother, Shannon (surgery recovery)
*Lois Miller's Family in Oregon (evacuated due to wildfires)
*Johnny Stickland, Gay Garza's Father (recovering)
*NEW! Michigan District Superintendent, Rev. Brad & Deb Dyrness and Lansing South church in transition
*Carrie Smith (health & healing)

*Pastor Fred & Joyce Wheeler
*Keegan Hurt, Air Force, Okinawa, Japan
*Tim DeMars, Army, Texas
Cross Community
10-4 Vision
10 Ministry Goals
in 4 Years
Community/District Projects
Recovery Groups
10 New Families from Wee Care
Launch 10 New Offsite Small Groups
200 New Visitor Ratio for 2020-2021

Permanent Second Service Option
Launching Satellite Campus
Pay Off Mortgage

Call an Associate Pastor
Send Group on International Missions Trip
Thank you for your continued and faithful giving!
Your participation in worship through the giving of His Tithes and Our Offerings funds the mission of the World Evangelism Fund (global missions), Olivet Nazarene University student scholarships, Pensions and Benefits for our Nazarene pastors, and Cross Community Church of the Nazarene to

be disciples of Jesus
making disciples of Jesus
Sunday, September 20 Attendance
Morning Worship In-Person // Online              111+
Small Groups                                                   19

Last Week's Tithes
Tithe Received                                               $5,619
Weekly Tithe Needed                                     $5,600

Last Week's Offerings
Sunday School                                                $35
Building Fund*                                                 $0

*Building Fund goes toward monthly mortgage principal reduction. 
Our remaining loan balance is $13,277..PAYING OFF OCTOBER 1st!!!!

Faith Promise (2020-2021)                           Goal $32,000
Year-to-Date Faith Promise Giving                  $2,976
Thanks/Easter Offering

Year-to-Date, we have met our budgeted tithe goal!
TODAY, September 27
*Outdoor Small Groups, 9:00 a.m.
*Outdoor Worship, 10:00 a.m.
Worship ONLINE on

Facebook or YouTube, 11:00 a.m.

Monday, September 28

ZOOM Stewards Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
Outdoor Cardio Drumming, 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 1
Outdoor Cardio Drumming, 6:00 p.m.

NEXT Sunday, October 4

*Outdoor Small Groups, 9:00 a.m.
*Outdoor Worship, 10:00 a.m.
Worship ONLINE on

Facebook or YouTube, 11:00 a.m.
*Weather Permitting - We will decide by 8:00 a.m. on Sundays if the weather is not in our favor and we will cancel Outdoor Small Groups
and move our worship service ONLINE ONLY at 11:00 a.m.
Download Reopening Safely at C3Naz Poster HERE
Bring your filled up a box to GIVE
Pick up an empty to FILL for February

Give your Alabaster Offering on Sunday mornings
or make an appointment on Wednesdays at the church office

Learn more about Alabaster Offering here
GIVE to Alabaster Offering
Workplace Giving

Did you know you can give directly from your paycheck to support transformative, church-led compassionate work around the world?


Click here for more information:

United Way Campaign
If your company participates in a United Way fall giving campaign, you can support Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, Inc. by writing “NCMI, 17001 Prairie Star Pkwy, Ste 100, Lenexa, KS 66220, 800-214-4999” on your donor choice card. Many corporations will also match employees' gifts to charitable organizations, effectively doubling or tripling your charitable contribution! Check with your employer to see if your workplace participates in matching programs.

Faith Promise
How has "God Surprised You"?

God may increase your income.
God may decrease your expenses.
God may lead you to sacrifice.

Share your "God Surprise Me" story with us!
GIVE to Faith Promise
We are going to pay off our church mortgage on October 1!  We will celebrate with a mortgage burning ceremony following the 10 AM Outdoor Worship Service with a Prayer Walk after the mortgage burning for our church to participate in their vehicles as a drive-through or walk around to continue praying for the church's future, our community, and nation.
RSVP for Mortgage Burning Sunday Worship Service
Ladies Prayer & Share is BACK!
Elijah: Spiritual Stamina in Every Season
Bible Study by Melissa Spoelstra

Our first meeting is THIS Tuesday, September 29 at 10:00 a.m.  We will meet under the front drive covering at the church so bundle up and bring your Bible, pen, own snacks, and chair.  If it is too cold, we will distribute books, pray, and have social distancing greetings. Books are $15 and may be paid for any time within the next few weeks.  Please wear your masks.  Contact
Paula McVay for any information.
Men's Ministry Day!
Cornhole Tournament

Saturday, October 17 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Hey Guys (high schooler and older)!  Join us to play some friendly but competitive cornhole on the church lawn.  SIGN UP WITH YOUR TEAMMATE!  Prizes will be awarded for the winner!  Please contact David Shore or Pastor Kyle for details. 
Join the Media Team!  
We are updating all of our audio/visual equipment in the Sanctuary in order to enhance our online presence for our community and world to learn more about Jesus and what's happening at C3Naz.   We need fresh tech volunteers who have a passion for running cameras, digital soundboard, mixers, and enjoys video production.  If this is a place you can serve, please contact the
church office.
Bethany Christian Services
September Newsletter - Volunteer Opportunities

Our Rwandan mother, Rahab, is welcoming her daughter and 15-year-old grandson arriving in Kalamazoo on September 16. 
Assistance is needed to welcome the new family members for the following:
*Basic Donation Items in a Welcome Basket (Toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap)
*Joining or assisting in the first meal (depending on if Rahab wants to cook)
*Transportation for the first few weeks of appointments (usually during the day).  
*Weekly mail check and sort at their home
Please contact
Melanie Smith for more details or if you are interested in assisting in these ways.
Food Pantry Ministries
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS GIVING OF FOOD AND MONETARY GIFTS!   You can donate financially or pick up extra food items to donate to our food pantry at the church and Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes.   There is a bin outside the church's main north entrance for DROP OFF.    You can ship food items to the Lages' home address at 727 Calico, Portage, MI 49024.  Contact Joyce Lage at (269) 327-4894 for questions.
GIVE to the Food Pantry
C3STUDENTS ////////////////////
Ministry for 6th to 12th Grade

"Hope in the Darkness"
Outdoors on Sundays at 9:00 a.m.

Bring a mask, a chair/blanket, your bible, and a pen.  If you want something to eat or drink, please bring it with you!  We will meet in the back of the church parking lot.  
*Weather Permitting* If the outdoor worship service is cancelled then we will not meet.

Contact our NYI Leadership Team:
NextGen Pastor, Kyle Fellows (618) 530-2941
NYI President,
Julie Jenkins (269) 808-3403
NYI Vice President,
Chris Smith (269) 358-0445
C3KIDZ ////////////////////////
Ministry for Newborn to 5th Grade

EVERY SUNDAY!  C3Kidz Sunday Story!
Watch your email inbox.  Make sure you are on the
mailing list to receive these videos and resources to enjoy time learning about our great big God at home with your family!  Watch our C3K Facebook Page for more details!

Contact our C3Kidz Leadership Team:
NextGen Pastor,
Kyle Fellows (618) 530-2941
SDMI Chair,
Kimber Shore (847) 894-5152
C3Kidz Church,
Jen Harding & Liz Trainer
PRAY for our Directors and Wee Care Staff as they serve our Wee Care students with their online learning classes.

Walk a virtual tour and join our Wee Care family! 
Call (269) 327-3100 or send an email to our
Wee Care Director, Jen Harding
Wee Care Center Facebook
Wee Care Center Facebook
Wee Care Center Website
Wee Care Center Website
Church Office
Stay-At Home Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday - Closed

Church Office: (269) 327-3151

Office Administrator,
Deidre Marks
(989) 413-0812
Pastors and
Wee Care Director:

Lead Pastor, Jeff McVay
(269) 535-6774

NextGen Pastor, Kyle Fellows
(618) 530-2941

Wee Care Director, Jen Harding
(269) 327-3100
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