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January Series

We’ve all had the experience of putting something together only to have to take it apart and start over. That’s ok if it’s only a gas grill, but it’s not okay if it’s your life. 

Your career . . . 
Your marriage . . . 
Your dreams . . . 

How do you break the cycle of mistakes and failed attempts? In this 4-part series, we will look at practical advice to ensure that the next time won’t be like the last time.

2 Great Service on New Years day

 

Do you have New Years Eve plans? We thought you might be staying up a little later than usual on Saturday night so we have decided to cancel our 9:00 am service and only have our 10:15 & 11:45 service for this Sunday only. 

Fasting and Corporate Prayer

We will have corporate prayer meetings during our season of prayer and fasting. The meetings will take place January 8th, 15th, and 22nd from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

City Point Turns 4 on January 29th

 

City Point turns FOUR this month and we plan to celebrate big on Sunday, January 29th. Join us as we give thanks to God for all He has done over the last 48 months.  The fun will be happening during all three services so pick a time and come join the party at 9:00, 10:15, 11:45.  Be sure and invite your friends & family!

Connection Point – Starting in January 

Connection Point is a 4-week course where we share the vision and purpose of our church. You will learn more about City Point and our vision as well as a focus on how to grow in your relationship with God. We also look at discovering our purpose & gifting’s and we show you practical steps to utilize your gifts to build the Kingdom of God and find true purpose. It takes place DURING the 11:45 service. Connection Point begins on January 8th with Class 101. If you have questions, please email us at info@citypointchurch.com.

Baptism

Are you ready to go ALL IN and take your faith public? We will be having water baptism Sunday, February 26th during the 10:15 & 11:45 service. What a meaningful day to take part in a foundational event for a follower of Christ!  If you are interested in being baptized, please text “BAPTIZE” to 972-460-9235.

Preschool Corner

Ripe bananas or rotten bananas? Juicy peaches or squishy peaches? Of course, we all want the tasty fruit!
January will be a fruitful month for our 4’s thru kindergarteners as they learn about the Fruits of the Spirit and how we can produce good fruit. Examples of this crisp, deliciousness include the stories of the Widow’s Mite and the Good Samaritan.

Our littlest blueberries will be taking a ride down the Nile learning about Baby Moses and how God kept him safe or discovering all about Jesus growing up. In preschool and nursery, we’re keepin’ it farm to market fresh!

Interested in producing some love, joy, and peace in our preschool ministry? Contact Alicia Ingram at aingram@citypointchurch.com for more information!

City Kids

With the beginning of a new year, there is the hope of a fresh start. In City Kids our Gospel Project journey takes a look at God sustaining his people while in exile and eventually bringing them back to their own land. It was a new beginning. God had always planned to bring them back just like he always planned to send Jesus. As we start this new year, pray that our kids connect with the truth that Jesus not only saves us, but keeps us in his love. God sustained Daniel from hungry lions. He kept his people while in captivity and he made a way for them to return to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. Make sure your kids bring their Bibles each week.
 

 
Also, Dry Gulch summer camp deposits should already be in. We can still turn in more reservations, but time is of the essence. Reservations are still being accepted. In the next few days, the camp will be full and subsequent applicants will be placed on a waiting list. If your child will be 7 years of age by June 19 and no older than 12, they are eligible to go. Our projected date for camp will be June 19th thru the 24th. The camp is not exclusive to only City Point kids, but others are welcome. If you have neighbors, friends, or relatives that would like to go, please pass on the information to them and let us know about it A.S.A.P.
Finally, joining the City Kids Elementary team is a great way to get connected. Come check us out. We’d love to meet you. castile@citypointchurch.com
 

Event:
Whirly Ball Plano
Wednesday, January 18th
6:30PM-8:30PM
Address: Parkway Plaza, 3115 W Parker Rd, Plano, TX 75023

Every year we love to get together and play Whirly Ball in Plano! The cost is $10/person and includes Whirly Ball, 1 game of laser tag, and pizza & drinks. Students need to be dropped off & picked up at the Whirly Ball location. Contact Andrew & Liz Brenden for more details: uprise@citypointchurch.com

Student Community Groups
We are excited to kick off our spring semester of student community groups in February!
Make sure you follow us on social media at @upriseyouth and text “UPRISE” to 972-460-9235 for info & updates.

Summer Camp
The dates for Verge Summer Camp 2017 have been released!! On June 19th-23rd we will head back down to sunny Destin, FL for another amazing week filled with games, beaches & powerful God-moments! $100 Registration is due by February 15th to reserve your spot!

Expansion & Giving

We are so excited that the giving campaign for our expansion into the warehouse, (attached to our current location), launched on January 31, 2016. We will use our current auditorium as our new kids & youth worship space. The addition of the warehouse will double our adult seating, new kids/youth auditorium and triple our parking. We have raised half of our funds through pledges and offerings. We will give updates monthly.  You can give towards the expansion via text by texting the word EXPAND or give online to Building Fund. Our goal is to raise $200,000 by December.

We have two convenient ways to give outside of service:: You can text the amount you want to give to (972) 330-2495. You will be guided through the easy steps, and it is simple and secure. You can also click the button below to give online.

Give Online Today

We have an App for that

If you miss a Sunday but want to keep up with the current series – Download our App today. We have it for Android, Windows, and Apple devices. Simply follow the links below and pick up your free App today. You can also go to www.citypointchurch.com and click the link “media”.


Make a Difference

You can make a difference today by joining the Point Team! Email us at info@citypointchurch.com

Support City Point by Shopping

If you are shopping on Amazon this year please use this Amazon Smile link.  AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support City Point Church every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a 0.5% of the purchase price to the church.

 

Prayer

Have a prayer request? We would love to agree in prayer with you. Please let us know at prayer@citypointchurch.com. We also meet every Sunday morning at 8:30 in the multipurpose classroom to pray for our church, our families, and each other.

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