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Chapel Weekly Email - Jan. 5, 2021

Chapel Weekly Email - Jan. 5, 2021

by Williamsburg Community Chapel on January 05, 2021


This Past Sunday

Fix Our Eyes – Jesus' Warnings about Money: "God said to him: 'Fool!'" (Luke 12:13-21)

On Sunday, Rich kicked off our new sermon series titled: Fix Our Eyes on Jesus and everyday life. He focused on Jesus’ warnings about greed as he walked us through the parable of the rich fool found in Luke 12:13-21. We saw three foolish attitudes we can have towards our possessions: they’re mine (v.16-18), they will keep me safe (v. 19-20), and I need more (v. 21). Jesus points us to the truth that “one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions” (Luke 12:15b). The cure for our foolishness is to receive God’s radical generosity, allowing his grace to transform us so that we can then give with radical generosity to others.

To hear and see more from Sunday, watch our condensed worship service below:

New Chapel Website - Live Tomorrow!

Our new website is almost live! Currently the site is down as we transition to the new look but should be fully functional by Wednesday. We hope you will enjoy the new design and navigation. Our desire is for you to have an improved experience as you search our sermons, group opportunities, volunteer offerings, and much more! We also hope that newcomers will more easily get connected at the Chapel. Let us know if you have any questions!

Update on Travis

Thank you for praying for our Lead Pastor, Travis Simone, as he recovers from the coronavirus. Travis’s health continues to improve and he is grateful for the overwhelming support of the Chapel family. Please continue to pray for him, his wife Nina, and their four girls, as well as for all those who are experiencing the spiritual, physical, emotional, and economic impact of this virus.

Upcoming Events

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Service of Communion

Sunday, January 10 at 5pm
Outside (under the tent), Inside (Worship Room), and Online

We look forward to celebrating communion together – inside, outside, and online. If you will be celebrating at home and need communion elements, we will provide them during the Sunday morning service on Jan. 10 or you can pick them up at the South entrance from 12-1 pm.

Provide Help

New Stephen Minister Training

Interested in being a Stephen Minister? Stephen Ministers provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care and support for people struggling with divorce, severe illness, job loss, loneliness, disability, depression, relocation and other life difficulties. Training for new recruits will take place Tuesday evenings from January 26 - May 4 from 6-8:30pm.
Contact: Charlie Roberts at , (757) 741-2429. 

Community of Faith Mission’s Warm-Up Williamsburg

Curbside Pick-up Distribution: Saturday, January 30, 2021
between 11am-2pm, under the portico
This year's Community of Faith Mission's fundraising soup sale event will be a drive-thru pick-up with pre-sold tickets. The fundraiser — featuring soups donated by our local restaurants — helps support the winter emergency homeless shelter that the Chapel and many other churches take part in to help those in need locally. To purchase your tickets, visit cofm.info.

Stay Connected

Join our text alerts to receive the latest information on important announcements and weather updates. Text CHAPELNEWS to 81411.

Digital Devotion and Prayer

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 9am 
Watch the live stream on wcchapel.org/digitaldevotionsFacebook, or YouTube. If you cannot join us at 9 am, the videos of all our devotions will be available on our website, Facebook, or YouTube.

Prayer/Pastoral Care

If you are in need of prayer, submit your prayer request on our digital Prayer Wall HERE. As always, please call the church office at 229-7152 with any pastoral care needs. For more information on receiving care, click HERE. If you can provide help, click HERE to view opportunities.

Sunday Worship

Sundays at 9 am (Inside); 11 am (Outside);
Condensed online service available at 7am

Both live worship services are online & live streamed at wcchapel.org/worship, Facebook, or YouTube. Join us live online 15 minutes prior to each service for a video and photos from our Chapel family.

 


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