October One Thing: Family Portraits
For the month of October, we’re collecting 8×10 picture frames and partnering with local ministries to provide family portraits for those in need.
A family portrait is a luxury that many of the families cannot afford. Our hope is to provide professional quality photos, printed and framed for them to take home for free.
Want to join us in this One Thing? Please drop off a nice 8×10 frame at the One Thing area anytime during the month of October or contact Bri at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer at one of the photo shoot locations!
September One Thing: Next Cup is on Me
September One Thing
Next Cup is on Me
Each month, we do One Thing as a church to show the love of Christ to others. In all our One Thing areas, we have $5 gift cards to local coffee shops available for you to purchase. Buying a cup of coffee for someone is an awesome way to make their day! Simply buy a gift card and give it to a co worker, friend, neighbor or stranger. Either give the gift card to them as a gift or extend an invitation to go grab a cup of coffee with them. Our hope is to give out 1,500 gift cards this month!
August One Thing: Blood Drive
August One Thing
Each month, we do One Thing as a church to show the love of Christ to others. During the month of August, we’re partnering with Memorial Blood Center & Sioux Falls Community Blood Bank to host a blood drive at each campus.
Both Blood Banks are suppliers of blood to our local area hospitals and rely on local bloodmobile drives to help keep that supply constant and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Want to join us in this One Thing? Simply sign up for a time slot at the One Thing area at any of our campuses throughout the month of August!
Here are the details for each campus’ blood drive:
Sunday, August 14th
Sunday, August 21st
St Croix Campus
Sunday, August 28th
Sunday, August 28th
4 Reasons To Come To Church This Sunday!
I am so excited to jump back into preaching again this Sunday! Here are 4 reasons for you, yes you, to come to church:
#1 I’ve got super exciting to news to share with you about some huge things happening at our current campuses and also… about a brand new campus! Don’t miss it.
#2 We’re starting up one of my favorite message series of the year called The Party! I had a good cry several times as I worked on this message just thinking about the heart of God toward us. I’m continuing to pray that God moves in a powerful way this summer.
#3 If you have ever felt broken or feel like you’ve wandered from God, this message is for you!
#4 Know anyone in your life who feels lost? Or broken? Or hurting? Invite them and tell them to join you! Seriously, God wants us to bring hope and grace to others! Reach out.
Find out more about Sunday here.
See you Sunday!
July One Thing: Clothe Your Neighbor As Yourself
Each month, we focus on doing One Thing as a church to show the love of Christ to others. This month, we are partnering with Clothe Your Neighbor As Yourself, which is a nonprofit organization that helps provide education to vulnerable children in developing countries via the required school uniform. As a church, it’s our goal to send 750 children to school! Please swing by their booth at the One Thing area in any lobby to watch their virtual reality video which shows you what it will be like to sit in class next to the kids you’ve helped!
In October, donors for this One Thing will be given a leather wristband with coordinates of impact, access to CYNY’s new app to, via 360 video, sit in class with the kids they’ve actually sent to school, get ground level updates of impact, see a map of community, and write the kids notes. Thanks for helping us reach our goal!
Click here, to find out more information about CYNY & how you can help send a child to school via a school uniform!