March 2019 | Click to view

March 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 this month’s issue of Insight.


This Week

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TODAY | 8:00 a.m. OR 9:15 a.m., OR 10:40 a.m. | Hospitality Room | This experience is designed to lead us to Love God, Love People, and Change the World. For more information on Embark, visit
United Methodist Women Celebrates 150th Anniversary | TODAY | Sanctuary Gathering Area and Christ Center | On March 23, 1869, six women with a heart for mission began a movement that has evolved into United Methodist Women. Stop by our displays to learn more about this faithful group. 
Lifegate 5th Sunday Food Drive | Pick up a bag with a food list TODAy. Filled bags should be returned by SUN., MAR. 31. They can be placed behind your car for pickup or at any Lifegate cart. 
A Lenten Study for Ladies: Becoming A Woman Of Prayer  TUES., through APR. 16 | 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | Christ Center Assembly Area | Led by Rev. Jean Tippit | We’ll learn different ways to pray, then have a time to spend rehearsing what we learned. Light homework. For more information, contact Sonya Carson at 251.706.3365 or Child care available.
A Lenten Study: The Evangelism of Jesus | WEDs., through APR. 17 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Hospitality Room | Led 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.
Wednesdays at Christ United: Spring Session 1 Weds.  Early bird class for adults: 4:00 p.m. | Dinner at the Christ Cafe: 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Adults $7; Kids $5. | Regular classes and activities for adults, students and kids: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Visit one of our Information Centers or for a complete list of classes.  


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New Class Young adults | Sun. | 9:15 a.m. | Christ Center Assembly Area | Led by D. J. Johnson and Jessica Outlaw | Join us for a new class for young adults where we will be studying Everybody Always by Bob Goff. 
Senior Servants Spring Picnic THURS., APR. 11 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | The Venue | Let's celebrate spring with a picnic. There will be games, food, and fellowship. Main dish and dessert will be provided. Bring a picnic side dish to share, and a chair or picnic blanket. This is a great time to invite a friend and make some new ones. Register no later than MON., APR. 8 by contacting Kim Pratt at 251.706.3331. The Venue is located at 3349 Dawes Road.
Financial Peace University | New Start Date: THURs., Apr. 4 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Christ Center Assembly Area | Did you know that 89% of the people in a typical American congregation don’t have a financial safety net? FPU is a nine-lesson Dave Ramsey video based course where participants will learn step-by-step how to handle money using biblical wisdom and common sense. Register online at


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2ND ANNUAL SPRING BAZAAR SAT., APR. 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to shop local vendors who will have a variety of products. This event helps the Kids and Students Ministries raise money for summer camps and mission trips. Visit for vendor information and to sign up.
FAMILY EASTER EXPERIENCE SAT., APR. 6 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Join us for a wonderful day filled with fun as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. There will be inflatables, games, food trucks, drama and puppet performances, and an egg hunt.

Music Ministry

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Children's Choir Musical SUN., Mar. 31 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Sanctuary | Come out and join us as our 1st – 5th Graders present Who, What, When, Where, Why? It will be a fun evening for all ages!
My Easter Story Concert SUN., APR. 14 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Sanctuary | Join our Sanctuary Choir, and Orchestra as they present a combination of music and testimonies of individual Easter stories from our Pastors. 


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 | 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

Other Events
Seder Passover Meal | WED., APR. 17 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Join us as we celebrate the Passover Meal Jesus and His disciples celebrated before the crucifixion and resurrection. Cost: $10 adults; $5 children, ages 5 and up. Child care is available for 0-4 years. Visit to register.
Christ United is Hiring | Visit for details.