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Sunday Bulletin – December 24

PDF: Bulletin December 24, 2017

Series: Behold the King
Today’s Message
: Voice of Disbelief or Voice of Belief?
Scripture: Selected

WELCOME to Cleburne Bible Church. If you haven’t made a decision to trust Christ as your personal Savior, our hope and prayer for you is that you will make that decision. “And this is the testimony, that God has given us eternal life and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has the life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have the life.” (1 John 5:11-12)

OFFERING BOXES – are located at the front and side entrances to the building and just inside each door to the worship center. Online giving is also available, as is text giving.  For the phone number and/or directions, please click HERE, or you may pick up directions at the Kiosk.

BAPTISM – Will take place again on Sunday, January 14. If you desire baptism at that time, please call the church office to schedule an appointment with one of the pastors.

MEMBERSHIP – Would you like to become a member of CBC? Do you desire to serve in one of the many areas of ministry offered by CBC? If so, then we invite you to sign up for Discovery Class, which will be required should you desire to serve. Discovery Class meets for four consecutive Sundays each month at 9:00 a.m. Sign up at the kiosk for the next available class sessions.  NOTE: Discovery will not begin new sessions until January.


PARENTS, PLEASE NOTE – There is NO Adult, Youth or Children’s Sunday School on Sunday. The nursery is available for infants – age 3. The evening service will be Family Worship for all ages with NO nursery available.
Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve) – No children’s or youth Sunday School; nursery will be available for infants – age 3.

Parents there are children’s bulletins at the kiosk if you would like to pick one up for your child’s use during the service.


CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES: 9:00, 10:45 AM, 5:00 PM – There is NO Adult, Youth or Children’s Sunday School today. The nursery is available for infants – age 3. The evening service will be Family Worship for all ages with NO nursery available.

Take this opportunity to invite your family and friends, especially those who don’t know Jesus, to join you for a celebration of our Savior! Note: The three services today are all similar with the exception of Communion in the two morning services, but not in the evening service, and candle lighting in the evening service.

PLEASE NOTE – There will be NO regular weekly events at CBC this week due to the Christmas and New Year holidays.

RE|ENGAGE Marriage Ministry begins a new series on January 7. RE|ENGAGE examines God’s design for marriage and applies principles from the Bible to guide couples towards growth in their relationship with each other. Cost per couple is $50. Space will be limited. Stop by the table in the Community Area where you will find sign-up sheets available, or you can register online here. Childcare will be provided. When you sign up, please include number of children you will need care for. More info is available at the re|engage table.

AVOID, DENY, DEFEND, Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events – will be presented at Cleburne Bible Church for the CBC family on Tuesday, January 9, 7:00 PM. This event is sponsored by the Guardians, the security team of CBC, and will be conducted by a representative of the Cleburne Police Department. Everyone is welcome.  You can read more about it HERE.

WINTER LADIES BIBLE STUDIES – begin Wednesday, January 10, Thursday, January 11 and Monday, January 15.
–The study for Wednesday will be Uninvited by Lysa Terkeurst and facilitated by Yvonne Looper at 6:30 PM in Room 101.
–This study will also take place on Thursday morning at 9:00 AM, facilitated by MaryAnn Ewing.
–Sunny Quinn will continue with a Kay Arthur study of Mark (JESUS-Listening for His Voice (Mark 7-13) and JESUS-Understanding His Death and Resurrection (Mark 14-16)) at the same time on Thursday mornings.
–The Monday evening study will begin on January 15 at 6:30 PM, and is facilitated by Brittney Snodgress Ferguson.  The study is “Entrusted” by Beth Moore and is open to all ladies.
–Sign-ups for the studies will take place on December 31 and January 7.

MENS 33 – For the first time at CBC! 33 Series, Volume 4, A Man and His Work begins with a mixer/introduction on Wednesday, January 10, 7:00 PM, in Rooms 109/110 (across from the Student Ministries Area). Books, $15, will be available soon…so sign-up. This is all new material, never done at CBC before!!!

SUB-CONTRACTORS – An open letter for all who are interested in bidding for sub-contract work for the new addition can be viewed HERE.

YEAR END GIVING – We will accept end of year giving through Sunday, December 31.  That includes OnLine Giving (which will need to be completed by 11:59 PM on Dec. 31), cash and/or checks. Mailed checks must have a 12/31/2017 Post Office Cancellation date. This is not a 12/31/2017 Postage Meter date; it must be cancelled by the Post Office on 12/31/2017.

CHRISTMAS GOSPEL TRACTS – Those who would like to take the opportunity during the Christmas season to share Jesus with someone will find helpful Christmas gospel tracts at the kiosk. Please pick some up to share!

Thank you…

Thank you to all the generous Angel Tree gift givers!  121 children in Johnson County will have smiles of delight this Christmas and the warmth of knowing someone cares for them through your generosity and compassion.  A gospel tract was attached to each gift; please pray with us that the children and/or their caregivers will be drawn by our Father to read the good news, receive Jesus as Savior, and grow in His grace and love. May God return to you manifold blessing for blessing these children.

Words cannot express the love my family felt during the Homegoing of my mom, Donna (Bruer). The poinsettia is beautiful as were the kind words expressed, prayers offered and the meal that was provided. We are richly blessed to be a part of this body of believers. Thank you.
Barbra Valerio & family

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