Today in Worship – Today, CCC welcomes Dr. Steve Sherman to the pulpit. Steve and Lynn Sherman worship and serve at Spring Branch Community Church in Virginia Beach. Dr. Sherman serves as assistant professor in the Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry department at Regent University; he also teaches in the summer for Fuller Theological Seminary in Southern California—where he and his family lived until 2004. Steve’s courses include theology, ethics, worldviews, philosophy, and biblical interpretation. He holds a B.A. from California State University; an M.A. from Simon Greenleaf University; and M.Div. and Ph.D. from Fuller Theological Seminary. Steve is also a licensed minister with the Evangelical Covenant Church. The Sherman’s have been married 23 years and have two adult children and a 4-year-old granddaughter. Welcome!
Next Sunday – Next Sunday in worship, our own Michael Han will be preaching. Mike has many years of ministry experience with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in British Columbia, Canada and as pastor of a local church.
Thank You! – A big thank you to everyone who made CCC’s trip to Mountain Mission Bible Camp a success. In addition to the nine who attended, countless others worked behind the scenes to assist with fundraising, the fall preview dinner, and various aspects of coordination and preparation. Thank you!
Church Cleaning – Volunteers are needed to clean the church each week for the rest of August: Cleaning the bathrooms, wiping down tables and counters, emptying trash, vacuuming high traffic areas and general tidying. Our church cleaning lady, Tammy, has taken a full-time position and will be resigning as of August 1st. See Kathy Knowles for more details. A sign up list is outside the church office.
Driver Needed – A driver is needed on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for the Rising Hope Mission. It involves picking up food from the Capitol Food Bank in Lorton and driving it to Rising Hope in the Route 1 corridor. For more information contact Pastor Ryan or Martha Reitman.
Women’s Retreat – Time to sign up for the Women’s retreat – Sept 19-21 at Black Rock Retreat Center, PA. Our speaker will be Pastor Rose Cornelious and the topic is “Supporting Suffering People & Their Families”. It is always a ‘mountain-top’ experience and a chance to meet new and old friends . Please join us. Registrations are posted on the women ministries bulletin board in the back of the church. Scholarships are available. Please talk to Lynda or Claire.
Pastors on Vacation – Pastor Devyn and Pastor Ryan will be visiting family throughout the month of August. We will be in and out of town, so feel free to contact us via cell phone or email. Any additional items may be directed to church chair, Paul Seguin.