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Chapel Weekly Email - March 30, 2021

Chapel Weekly Email - March 30, 2021

by Williamsburg Community Chapel on March 30, 2021

This Past Sunday

Fix Your Eyes on Jesus the Forgiver: "Some who trusted in themselves.”: (Luke 18:9-14)

Through the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector Rich showed us the importance of humility. Humble hearts are healed hearts and so the parable calls us to stop looking to ourselves for righteousness. Instead look to Jesus who entered Jerusalem on a baby donkey, an animal of humility. Although the King, Jesus humbly went to experience pain, rejection, mockery, and the cross to save us. May we live humbly to find healing, life, and forgiveness in Jesus. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.

To hear and see more from our Sunday worship services visit wcchapel.org/worship or watch our condensed worship service below:

You're invited to Good Friday and Easter!

Let us continue to Fix our Eyes on Jesus during Holy Week as we meet people wherever they are both spiritually and physically – inside, outside, and online. For more information, please visit wcchapel.org/holyweek.

6:30pm - inside, streamed outside, & online
We will be celebrating communion during the service. For those joining us online, you can pick up communion elements at the Chapel in the Main Foyer or the reception desk at the North entrance throughout this week.

7am - outside; 9am - inside & online; 11am - outside & online  
Condensed service online anytime.

Adult Bible Study: Choosing Forgiveness

Sundays, beginning April 11 through May 16 from 10:30–11:30 am, Room 128

Throughout this season of Lent, we have been fixing our eyes on Jesus the Forgiver – but forgiving others is difficult to do. If you are struggling to forgive someone, this class, led by Joyce Keil, is an opportunity to find healing in our lives as we learn about the different levels of forgiveness and how prayer helps us extend God's grace to others. When we fully accept the forgiveness that God gives to us and extend that forgiveness to others, we will experience peace, joy, and a closer walk with our Heavenly Father. Watch the video below for more information and to register, contact Hunter Ruch at   or 941-1246.

Pray for Virginia Cities

Three organizations, Greater Williamsburg Movement, the Hampton Roads City Collective and the Virginia Unity Project are committed to go to “the altar” in prayer for 2021. As part of 31 churches/prayer groups that have adopted a day a month to pray for our cities, state, nation and world, the Chapel has committed to the first Thursday of every month. Thank you for joining us in this commitment! 

April Week One Theme:  Revival in the Church (changed hearts lead to transformation)
Bible Verse: Isaiah 57:15 – For this is what the high and exalted One says – He who lives forever, whose name is holy: “I live in a high and holy place, but also with the one who is contrite and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite.”

Service Opportunities

Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) of Peninsula 
Spring Virtual Fundraiser

CEF reaches out to children through teams of screened and trained volunteers who teach after-school Good News Clubs® (GNC). 25+ volunteers from the Chapel have been going into three of our neighborhood elementary schools for the past few years sharing the Gospel. Your Good News Club teams are praying that schools will be open in the fall. We miss seeing the children in person to greet them with enthusiasm, listen with acceptance, pray for their hurts, and offer them a living hope in Jesus!

There is more work to do to reach the 40,000+ children in the Peninsula area! One way you can support this work is to join our Spring Virtual Fundraiser by clicking on the link below any time until April 11. Hear how God is using a NY Jets running back with a passion for children, a former Marine that God recruited to teach children, and a teen whose life was forever changed. Thank you for your support!

Toiletry Donations Needed for Grove Christian Outreach Center 

The Chapel Floral Guild is partnering with Grove Christian Outreach Center to collect toiletries for those less fortunate in the Williamsburg/York County community. Needed items include toilet paper, bar soap, body wash, hand/body lotion, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, feminine pads, disposable razors, and shaving cream. Please join us in helping our neighbors by dropping contributions into the boxes located by the Information Desk in the Main Foyer or the north entrance Reception Desk through April 11. Contact: Laura Larsson (757) 206-6081 or  .

Stay Connected

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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/worshipFacebook, or YouTube. Join us 20 minutes prior to each service for highlights from the past week, special online only updates, and to connect in the chat boxes with our online hosts.

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