February 2019 | Click to view

February 2019 | Click to view

Insight is our monthly newsletter that is filled with articles from our staff and members as well as information about upcoming events. Click the image to view a PDF of November’s issue of Insight.

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ONLINE BULLETIN

This Week

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CHRIST UNITED BLOOD DRIVE
 | TODAY | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Join us and help save lives. LifeSouth is your community blood center. The blood collected from donors helps patients in your local hospitals. All donors will receive a recognition t-shirt and a free cholesterol screening. Donors must be 16 and older, weigh at least 110 pounds and show a photo I.D. All 16 year olds require written parental permission.
EMBARK TODAY | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Christ Center Assembly Area | This experience is designed to lead us to Love God, Love People, and Change the World. For more information on EMBARK visitchristunited.com/embark.

 ADULT MINISTRY

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LADIES THURSDAY NIGHT STUDY | THUR., FEB. 28 | 6:30 p.m. | Springhill Avenue UMC Fellowship Hall | Led by Rev. Jean Tippit and Rev. Sheila Bates | If you have ever felt overwhelmed with the busyness of life or you have longed for a little peace and quiet, then this Bible study is for you. To register, contact Sonya Carson at sonya.carson@christunited.com.A LENTEN STUDY: THE EVANGELISM OF JESUS | WEDS., beginning MAR. 13 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Hospitality Room | Taught by Pastor Jeff Spiller | We will take a close look at the best model we have for personal evangelism. Christ Café lunch option: chef’s salad, sandwich box, or soup with side salad $7. Class will end promptly at 1:00 p.m. for those needing to return to work.
PREPARING FOR YOUR MARRIAGE | Classes begin TUES., MAR. 18 | 6:30 p.m. | Are you planning to marry in 2019? Join us for this three-week premarital class to prepare for a marriage as you plan for a wedding. Contact Brenda Davis at 251.422.6210 or brendadavis3@gmail.com for more information and to register. 
CONFERENCE GROUP OPPORTUNITY: GOING BEYOND LIVE WITH PRISCILLA SHIRER | SAT., APR. 6 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | USA Mitchell Center | Join ladies from Christ United as we find spiritual refreshment together. During the conference you will hear practical, biblical teaching, learn to study God’s Word, seek the Lord in prayer, and worship with Anthony Evans. Cost: $59 for conference or $74 for conference plus lunch. Deadline to register: WED., FEB. 20. Visit christunited.com/goingbeyond to register.

NEXT GENERATION MINISTRY

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HIGH SCHOOL MISSION TRIP WED., MAR. 6 – SUN., MAR. 10 | Panama City, FL | 9th – 12th Grade | Join us as we take a mission trip to help our friends recover from Hurricane Michael. Cost: $200 per student. For more information and to register go to christunitedstudents.com/register.
MIDDLE SCHOOL MYSTERY WEEKEND | FRI., MAR. 15 – SUN., | MAR. 17 | 6th – 8th Grade | Join us for a weekend of fun, service, and fellowship! Students will be challenged to step outside of their comfort zone as they learn about God’s love in a multitude of ways. Register no later than THUR., FEB. 28 at christunitedstudents.com/register. Cost: $75.

RECREATION MINISTRY

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YOUNG RUNNERS CLUB SPRING REGISTRATION | Registration Open | For those entering K5 – 9th Grade | K5 – 2nd train for one mile fun run , 3rd – 9th train for a 5K. Season starts MAR. 26 and runs through mid May. Fee: $40. Register in person at the Recreation Desk or at christunitedcsports.com.
BALANCE AND STRENGTH CLASS | Every WED. in FEB. | 1:30 p.m.  Hospitality Room | Join us for exercises led by instructor Kathy Hays. No special equipment or clothing is required. Stop by the Recreation Desk and fill out a registration card if you are new to the class.   

Other events                             

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PASTOR JEFF PREACHING | SUN., FEB. 24 | Jeff Spiller, our founding pastor, will be preaching all three Sanctuary services.
THE COMPASSION EXPERIENCE AT CHRIST UNITED SUN., FEB. 24 – TUES., FEB. 26 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and WED., FEB. 27 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Christ United Parking Lot | Journey with the children from poverty to hope and experience new countries and cultures along the way in this outdoor exhibit. This wheelchair accessible and kid-friendly experience is open to the public.
RAMCORPS CONCERT | SUN., FEB. 24 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Christ Center Gym | Come out and hear the University of Mobile's RamCorps, a unique group of brass and percussion, in concert. Admission is free, an offering will be taken.
MISSIONS NIGHT ON WEDNESDAYS AT CHRIST UNITED | WED., FEB. 27 | Dinner at the Christ Café 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Missions Night 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Join us for the Compassion Experience, Bag Build with HOPEFUL, Dumas Wesley and Penelope House. There will be hands-on activities as well as learning opportunities from missions we support.
ASH WEDNESDAY DINNER AND SERVICE | WED., MAR. 6 | Dinner at the Christ Café: 5:00 p.m. | $7 for adults & $5 for kids | Service: 6:00 p.m. Sanctuary | During this service, we recognize our sin and mortality and experience the grace of God through worship, communion and the receiving of ashes.