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Sunday, May 15, 2022

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Order of Worship

  • Gathering Hymn – “Lord, I Need You”
  • Announcements
  • Call to Worship – Psalm 40
  • Invocation
  • Hymns – “Your Love Defends Me” & “Isaiah 43”
  • Scripture Testimonies
  • Nursery Dismissal
  • Sermon – 2 Samuel 22 – “Poet Warrior”
  • Hymn – “Rock of Ages”
  • Benediction

Prayer List

  • Waldrop Family – baby Veda Grace was born on May 11th! Anna Claire and baby are both doing well.
  • The Arnolds AND The Lodges – pray for Patrick, Stacy, and Grace as they prepare to move to Nebraska and for Danny, Hillary, and Eliza as they prepare to move to Colorado. Pray for peace in the transition, new friends, and a new church home. We will miss them!
  • Winebrenner family – Mike’s grandmother and great aunt both passed away last week. Pray for his family.
  • Jesús Ortiz – please pray for ESL student Jesús. He’s experiencing several health problems.
  • ESL – pray for our volunteers and students as we try to love our neighbors by teaching English.
  • Sakyi Family – pray for the Sakyis as they continue to foster.
  • The Feinbergs – pray for Josh and Jami as they prepare to adopt a young girl from India.
  • Immigration – There are several families connected to CFC that are legally seeking residence in the US. Pray for this process.
  • Addiction – Numerous loved ones connected to our church continue to struggle with chemical dependencies.
  • Seriously Ill: Norma Amaro, Terry Beecroft, Jeff Brady, Luke Churchill, Jenny Cole, Adilia Escobar, Lakesha Sakyi, Cathey Owings, Margaret St. Peter, Laura Kathryn Redden, Brandi Whitten


  • Upcoming Events
    • Next ESL Class – today @ Noon (lunch provided)
    • Presbytery at CFC – 5/17
    • Senior Sunday – 5/22
  • Nursery Updates: The nursery age has been adjusted slightly to include all children until they start kindergarten. If you would like to volunteer for nursery service, please use the following link: Nursery Volunteer Registration & Background Check
  • Reminder: Mike will be taking a Sabbatical during the months of June and July to rest and reflect on twenty-one years in ministry and seven years as pastor of CFC. We have hired Julie Moorhead as the church administrator for the summer! Guest pastors will be preaching. The elders will be dividing responsibilities as follows while Mike is away:
    • Pastoral Shepherding – Carlos Argüello and Paxton Fitts
    • Worship & Sacraments – Kevin Simpson
    • Fellowship – Josh Feinberg
    • Staff Support – Blake Shaw
  • Spanish Bible Study meets every Friday night at 7pm. Location changes. Coffee will be served. Anyone is welcome.
  • We are creating a simple Photo Directory for the church. Names and face only, no contact information will be provided. Use this link for instructions:
  • Don’t forget about the book table! Prices are suggested donations. There is a clearance section! There are also two boxes of free books on the floor by the book table.
  • The church has a new Value Statement – read it here.
  • We now have a freezer and can begin replacing our Freezer Meals!
  • The Advent version of the Daily Prayer Project is now available:
  • To better serve Desoto County, we created a brief Gift Survey. Help us do our job “to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ…” (Ephesians 4:12) (
  • Giving to the church is an act of worship. “Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” (2 Cor. 9:7) If you are committed to this church and would like to support the ministry financially, you may give online ( or text any dollar amount to: 84321
Financial Snapshot Year to Date 
  Year to Date  Better/(Worse) 
Mar -22 Jul 21 – Mar 22 than Budget 
Expenses$ 13,165 $ 148,7361,189
Tithes/Offerings15,236 113,91910,419
Net Surplus(/Deficit)$ 2,071$ (34,817)$ 11,608
Outside Giving1,582 56,735(3,115)
Total Surplus/(Deficit)$ 3,653$ 21,918$ 8,493
Ending Church Balance$ 74,004

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