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Food Truck Sunday
 | Sun., Sept. 29 | 11:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | The Pumpkin Patch | Bring the whole family and join us for good food, fellowship and the pumpkins as we celebrate the opening day of the Pumpkin Patch. We will have several local food trucks, including the Christ Cafe and Kona Ice. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.
The Pumpkin Patch at Christ United Opens Sun., Sept. 29 – Thurs., Oct. 31 Sun. 12:00 p.m. – Dusk Mon. – Sat. 9:00 a.m. – Dusk | Whether you like to carve them, toast the seeds, or bake them into a pie, we invite you to go on an adventure with us! Have fun picking out your own pumpkin to take home. We will have big pumpkins, small pumpkins, red, white and green pumpkins, gourds or pie-making pumpkins. There will also be many opportunities to capture that perfect Fall picture, so don’t leave home without the camera.
Next40 | Forty years ago, our Founding Pastor Jeff Spiller and 12 missioner families gathered to dream about a church that would touch the lives of thousands of people across our region. Forty years later, we are astounded at the amazing things God has done in and through Christ United. Join us throughout the month of October for fun and exciting events as we are celebrating this anniversary and the Next40! 
Save the date: 40th Anniversary Celebration Sun., Oct. 20 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Christ Center Gym | Join us for a special evening as we celebrate our 40th Anniversary  and embark on the Next40. The evening will include dinner, inspiring videos, and a time of reflection for what God has done in the past, and what God is doing in the future of Christ United. 

Announcements

Kids Worship Moment TODAY | During 9:15 a.m. Sanctuary Service Join us for a special Kids Moment. Children can attend Kids Worship after and a Kids Ministry Staff/Volunteer will be stationed in the Sanctuary Gathering area for check in.
Kidz Crossing Sunday | TODAY | All Worship Services | Join us as we celebrate our Kidz Crossing ministry and families.
Embark | TODAY & Sept. 22 | 5:00 p.m. | C-221 | Are you new to Christ United, or just looking to get more connected? Join our pastors for this 3-day series that will help you learn how to love God, love people, and change the world. Child care for children under 3 years old. 
WEDNESDAYS AT CHRIST UNITED: Fall SESSION | Weds., through Oct. 16 | 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. Studies and activities for adults, and children: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Visit one of our Information Centers or christunited.com/wednesdays for a list of classes. 

 

Coming Up

Adult ministry

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 Mom’s Bible Study | Weds. | 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Parlor | Join Pastor Bobbi Lassiter for a casual, discussion-oriented study of Unashamed by Christine Caine. Child care is available. To register, contact Rebecca Chadwell at rebecca.chadwell@christunited.com or 251.706.3365.
Mobile District United Methodist Women Spiritual Enrichment Day Sat., Sept. 28 | 10:00 a.m. | Christ Center, 2nd Floor Join other United Methodist Women from all over the district as we celebrate with fellowship, food and a great meeting!

NEXT GENERATION MINISTRY

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3rd Grade Bibles | Sun., Sept. 22 during 9:15 a.m. & 10:40 a.m. Services | Join us as we celebrate our children’s commitment to God with the presentation of their Bible.
Pumpkin Patch Set Up Day | Sat., Sept. 28 9:00 a.m. –  12:00 p.m. | Come out and help us transform the dirt parking lot into a beautiful Pumpkin Patch. We will move hay bales, set up pop-up tents, unload pumpkins, and decorate.
Waves Retreat | Oct. 4 – 6 | Destin, FL | For 7th – 12th Grade girls During this amazing girls’ retreat, there will be opportunities to learn about what it means to be a Godly woman in today’s world. The weekend will be filled with worship, teaching, breakout sessions, beach time, swimming and much more. There are limited spots available so register Today at christunitedstudents.com/register. Cost: $150.

RECREATION MINISTRY

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Wheelchairs Needed | We are looking for good, clean, working wheelchairs for use in the Recreation area and the Pavilion. If you have one to donate, please contact Steve Ellisor, Recreation Minister, at 251.706.3326, ext. 266. 
Pickleball at the Rec Tues. & Thurs. 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Christ Center Gym | Come out and play a game! First day is free or purchase a 6-day card for $15. Register at the Recreation Desk. For more information, contact 251.706.3326. 

 

 


Called Charge Conference | Thurs., Sept. 12 | 6:30 p.m. | Hospitality Room | The purpose of this called Charge Conference is to increase Rev. Shaun Kaulfers work hours.

Christ United is Hiring | Visit christunited.com/jobs for details.