May 2019 | Click to view

May 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.


Don’t Miss This

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Spring/Summer Farmers’ Market
 | Tues., from May 14 – Jun. 9 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Hillcrest Entrance | Our Farmers’ Market features locally grown fruits/vegetables, honey, seafood and other craft items. The Farmers’ Market is sponsored by Christ United Missions Committee. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, email Holy Land Information Meeting | Wed., May 29 | 6:00 p.m. | Hospitality Room | Join Pastors, Jean Tippit and Bobbi Lassiter for a Holy Land trip, January 13 – 22, 2020. Want to know more? Drop by the Informational Meeting. Contact Jean Tippit at with questions.
To Mars and Beyond: VBS 2019 | Jun. 24 – 28 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Kids will discover the wonders of God’s universe and become voyagers on a journey through space, exploring where God’s power can take them. This great adventure will have out-of-this-world fun, learning, and timeless Bible stories that inspire kids to give glory to God. Register your child or sign up to Volunteer today at $15 per child; $20 after Jun. 1.

This Week

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Annual Missions Banquet | Sun., May 19 | 5:00 p.m. | Christ Center Gym | Join us as various mission supported agencies share how  they are changing the world with your help! Reserve your free ticket by emailing Courtney Young at The evening will include dinner, interaction with representatives from local mission agencies we support, and a fascinating presentation by Pam Crosby from Deaf Teen Quest. 
Highpoint Wednesday Night Bible Study | WEDs.  | 7:00 p.m. Hospitality Room Patio | Come and study the book of Exodus with us. 
EMBARK: A Class for Newcomers | Today, May 26, & June 2. | 8:00, 9:15, & 10:40 | Hospitality Room | If you are new to Christ United or just looking to get more connected, Join our Pastors for EMBARK, visit to get more information or to register.

Coming Up


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Summer Kick-off Party SUn., Jun. 2 | 7:00 p.m. –  10:00 p.m. | For 6th  – 12th grade | Join us as we kick-off the beginning of summer! Meet at  USA’s Recreation Center - Old Shell Rd. for a fun night of swimming and fellowship. Don’t forget appropriate swim wear and a towel. Cost: $5
Camp Lee Summer Camp | Jun. 5 – 9 | Current 6th – 12th Grade | Anniston, AL | Experience amazing activities including an intense zip-line into a beautiful lake, a natural rock-slide, and a huge pool! There will be dynamic worship, engaging messages, and great fellowship. To register visit Deadline to register is May 19.
Summer at Christ United | Making summer plans? Be sure to check out all our sports, missions, music and over-night camps we have planned by

Adult Ministry

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Tuesday Morning Ladies Bible Study: Psalm 23 by Jennifer Rothschild | Tues., beginning Jun. 4 – Jul. 23 | 9:30 a.m.  –  11:30 a.m. | Rm A-204 | Led by Brenda Ragland & Joan Haig | Gain fresh insight and encouragement from Psalm 23, and explore the depths of God’s compassionate care. Learn how your vulnerability is not a liability. Contact Sonya Carson at to register and order your book. Cost of book $13.


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Basketball Camp | Jun. 17 – 20 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Must be entering 1st – 6th grade for the upcoming 2019–20 school year. Deadline to receive a camp shirt on the first day of camp is Fri., Jun. 7. Register at or at the Recreation Desk Mon. – Sat. Fee is $55.
Little Dribblers Basketball Camp | Jun. 17 – 18  | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Must be entering K5 for the upcoming 2019–20 school year. Deadline to receive a camp shirt on the first day of camp is June 7th. Register at or at the Recreation Desk Mon. – Sat. Fee is $30.

Other Events

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Handbell camp Jun. 24 - 27 | 12:30 p.m.  – 2:30 p.m. | For 6th – 10th Grade | Do you have previous musical experience?  Interested in joining the Youth Ringers? Auditions to follow camp. To register, contact Emily Friend at 251.706.3336 or
Stewardship and Attendance | The Stewardship Report is moving to our monthly newsletter to help make reporting more thorough and less repetitive. May will have the usual thermometer chart, with the new format beginning in June. If you have questions in the meantime, please contact Rob Blackwell or Beth Lodwick at 251.342.0462.
Celebrate Recovery Desserts | Love to bake or just want to help? Volunteers are needed to prepare a dessert once a month! Please contact Donna Alexander at 251.510.0905 if interested.

Christ United is Hiring | Visit for details.