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October 21 - 27

Sunday | Oct. 21

Today's Message

How Then Shall We Live?

Introducing God, Week 7: 2 Peter 3 (Robin Boisvert)

Message Notes Video/Audio

Today's Announcements

Just Show Up Book Study

Tuesday nights (Nov 6, 13, 27 & Dec 4). Sign up for the 10 AM session or 7:30 PM session. Contact Karen Duberstein with question or to sign up:

Starting Point

Nov 4 11:45 - 1:45 PM. Please register. For questions, email Olga at

Samaritan's Purse Operation

Christmas Child Packing Party on Nov 3 from 12-3 PM in the Edward’s Room. For more information, stop by the table in the main lobby after the service on Oct 21 and 28.

The State of Theology

Recently, Ligonier Ministries came out with the results of a survey polling the biblical understanding of contemporary evangelical Christians. The results are not encouraging. See see the poll and to evaluate your own understanding of vital Christian truths...

Coming Up...

Baptism class

The next class will be on Nov 4 at 9 AM. Register online. For questions, contact Olga at

Introducing God

Life in the Spirit

Life in the Spirit is a one day seminar that will take place on Nov 3 from 9 AM-3 PM. Please register so we can plan and set-up appropriately. 

FSP Teacher Training Night

Your Student's Emotional Well-Being

We will hear from Beth Riddlesberger, who has decades of experience in counseling. For more information, contact Janet at

Church Life

Discovery Land

Volunteer Needs:

  • Nursery/Toddler-Week 1 & 2 Adults and teens
  • Explore 4-Week 1 & 2 Adults and teens
  • Adventure-Week 1 & 2 Adults & teens
  • Family Paging Week 4
  • Welcome/Help Desk-Week 4
  • Drama Leader-Week 3 & 4

Discovery Land

Middle & High School


Church Meeting: This week, high schoolers will be meeting at the church. We will hear a testimony from Robby Sawyer, spend time in worship, and continue our Relationship series. Check-in and open gym time starts at 6:45 PM and our evening will end by 9 PM.


Home Groups: This week, middle schoolers will be meeting in their Home Groups. 6th graders will meet at the Buchanan's. 7th graders will meet at the Winn's. 8th graders will meet at the Merryman's. They will meet from 6:30-8 PM. For more information about the locations please email Andi Alonso ( at the church office.

Classes & Workshops

  • Financial Peace University: Saturdays, 10AM -12PM, September 15 - November 10. Video series on a biblical approach to living debt-free, taught by Christian author Dave Ramsey. (Host: Robin Search).
  • Spurgeon Room Studies: Knowing God, Saturdays, 9 - 11AM, Sept 15 - Nov 10. Do you want to study what the Bible teaches about God's existence, sovereignty, omnipotence, omniscience and other perfections? Join us as Robin Boisvert walks us through a Theological study of God, His attributes and actions.
  • Bible Study Essentials for Women: Sundays, 8:30 - 9:45 AM, September 9-October 28. A study of Paul’s letter to the Colossians for all women who want to learn the basics of Bible study. (Host: Lindsey Smith)

Classes & Workshops


  • Samaritan's Purse Operation: Christmas Child Packing Party on Nov 3 from noon to 3 PM in Edward’s Room. For more information, stop by the table in the Main Lobby after the service on Oct 21 and 28.
  • 4 Front Mom's Weis Field Trip: Thursday, Nov 1, 10 – 11:30 AM
    Weis (883 Russell Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20879) The many sights, sounds, scents, textures and flavors of the supermarket come to life in this hands-on journey around our store. After exploring the store, participants will have a chance to sample a tasty treat that they helped to create! Please RSVP to Besilica at 


  • Shuttle Bus Driver: Help drive the shuttle bus once a month on a Sunday morning. Email
  • Production Team Volunteers: Want reserved seating, an exclusive backstage pass, and phone charging access on Sundays? If so, come join the production team! We have volunteer opportunities in sound, video and lighting. Prior experience not necessary as training is available. If interested, contact Patrick Chung (
  • Starting Point class Volunteers: Looking for helpers to plan and administer the meal for the Starting Point classes. If you are interested, email Olga (
  • Committee Members: If you are interested in participating in any of the following groups, please email Mark Mitchell at (
    • Financial Advisory Committee
    • Human Resources Advisory Committee
    • Building and Grounds Advisory Committee
    • Adoption Fund Committee
    • Child Protection Advisory Committee (new)
  • Senior Saints Luncheon Volunteers: Come enjoy fellowship with the Senior Saints. Volunteers are needed to help with the set up before the luncheon and the clean up after. For more infor, email Olga (
  • Funeral Coordinator: Volunteer needed to plan and administer funeral services at CLC. Please contact Olga (


Read this week’s devotional: Revival Can-Must Happen Today

This Wednesday, Oct 24 at 7:30 PM in the Spurgeon Room we will be praying for CLC: future vision, raising up leaders, relationships with other churches, and the coming Holy Spirit weekend.

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Share your prayer request. We pray for these weekly on Wednesday evening.


Giving, Job Opportunities, Classifieds

October Giving:

Budgeted: $117,200 
Actual: $142,253 
Variance: $25,053/21.4%

Annual Giving:

Budgeted: $394,200  
Actual: $402,606 
Variance: $8,406/2.1%

Job Opportunity:

Facility Manager
Staff Accountant