EVENTS

Featured Events for Aug 2021

GriefShare: Loss of a Spouse Seminar

August 10, 2021, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

GriefShare: Loss of a Spouse Seminar

Aug 10, 2021 // Off-Site

Loss of a Spouse helps men and women grapple with the challenges of being widowed. The 2-hour seminar features an inspiring 35-minute video that’s filled with moving stories, practical advice, and a variety of perspectives on spousal loss. // After the video, you’ll have the opportunity to discuss what you learned with other widows and widowers. You’ll discover that you’re not alone in your grief and what you’re going through is normal. Plus, you’ll receive a booklet to take home with over 30 short readings on how to rebuild your life. // Find encouragement, comfort, and hope. Make plans to attend our Loss of a Spouse seminar!

A Night of Prayer & Praise Unplugged

August 13, 2021, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A Night of Prayer & Praise Unplugged

Aug 13, 2021 // Brentwood Campus

He is worthy - 1 Chron 16: 23-26

Draw close to the heart of God in an informal and intimate evening of prayer and praise. All are welcome!

CORE Men's Breakfast

August 14, 2021, 7:30 am - 9:30 am

CORE Men's Breakfast

Aug 14, 2021 // Brentwood Campus

We as men always want to have power and be in control. Continuing from our breakfast last month, Pastor Ken Cross will share from Romans who actually has real power and control in life and the amazing promises that come with His power and control! So, join us Saturday at 7:30 am for Men’s Breakfast as we enjoy a great breakfast and walk through God’s promises!

Initiate Conference 2021

August 27, 2021, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Initiate Conference 2021

Aug 27, 2021 // Golden Hills

August 27 from 7:00-9:00pm & August 28th from 9:00am–12:15pm

A 2-Day Conference at Golden Hills designed to equip our leaders to wisely make and mature disciples in a distracted age.

Cost is $15.

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Our present cultural moment presents various obstacles to the gospel. Some barriers to the gospel are evident, like atheism. In contrast, other obstacles are more obscure, like the ever-present distraction of technology. Regardless of the kind of obstacle we face, the task for faithful witnesses is to identify and overcome them to give the gospel a hearing. For this to be successful, a great deal of wisdom is needed.

To be a critic is easy—as it is often said. At the root of all criticism is the act of evaluation, which is not altogether wrong. But very often, criticism turns destructive as it narrows its focus on failures or faults. Before long, this kind of criticism will decry what is evaluated and may result in public denunciation. Without offering a reasonable corrective, criticism turns out to be most destructive.

As Christians, we cannot afford to fall into this pattern of cultural analysis, which is primarily a destructive posture of denunciation. Instead, we must analyze our culture and provide critique where necessary while offering a humble and thoughtful alternative. To accurately analyze and evaluate our present cultural moment through a gospel lens will require gospel-driven wisdom. The Apostle Paul wrote in Colossians 4:5, “Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time.”

What can we do to be more effective witnesses for Christ in our increasingly secular world? Professor and author Alan Noble writes in his book Disruptive Witness, “when we speak of Christianity we cannot assume that our hearers understand the faith as anything other than another personal preference in an ocean of cultural preferences. In such a world, the work of witnessing and defending the faith must involve rethinking how we communicate.” Every generation of believers must grapple with how they can faithfully restate the gospel in their cultural moment because every generation faces new cultural obstacles to the gospel. So, how can we faithfully restate the gospel so our hearers can grasp its beauty and feel its weighty implications? We need wisdom!

The Initiate Conference is designed to train volunteer leaders by equipping them with gospel-centered theology and practice to love and serve others for the glory of God. This year’s theme aims to equip our leaders to identify significant barriers to the gospel in our cultural moment so that we can bear witness with wisdom.

So, join us this year as we seek to better understand our cultural moment that we may love our neighbors for God’s glory and our joy!

Aug 2021

Tuesday

August 03

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Grasping God's Word
All-Church Events

Wednesday

August 04

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

MSM Ramp-Ups
Student Ministries

Thursday

August 05

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

JULIET
Seniors Ministries

Thursday

August 05

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

HSM Ramp-Ups
Student Ministries

Saturday

August 07

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

MOPS Park Playdate
Women's Ministries

Saturday

August 07

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kairos Hangout
Young Adults

Sunday

August 08

8:30 am - 9:45 am

Christ-Centered Politics in an Uncivil World
All-Church Events

Monday

August 09

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

GO Praise and Prayer
Outreach Ministries

Tuesday

August 10

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Grasping God's Word
All-Church Events

Tuesday

August 10

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

GriefShare: Loss of a Spouse Seminar
Recovery & Support

Wednesday

August 11

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

MSM Ramp-Ups
Student Ministries

Thursday

August 12

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

American Red Cross Blood Drive
All-Church Events

Thursday

August 12

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

HSM Ramp-Ups
Student Ministries

Friday

August 13

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A Night of Prayer & Praise Unplugged
All-Church Events

Saturday

August 14

7:30 am - 9:30 am

CORE Men's Breakfast
Men's Ministries

Saturday

August 14

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Ferry Trip - Vallejo to San Francisco
Seniors Ministries

Sunday

August 15

8:30 am - 9:45 am

Christ-Centered Politics in an Uncivil World
All-Church Events

Monday

August 16

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

GO Praise and Prayer
Outreach Ministries

Tuesday

August 17

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Grasping God's Word
All-Church Events

Sunday

August 22

8:30 am - 9:45 am

Christ-Centered Politics in an Uncivil World
All-Church Events

Monday

August 23

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

GO Praise and Prayer
Outreach Ministries

Tuesday

August 24

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Grasping God's Word
All-Church Events

Friday

August 27

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Initiate Conference 2021
All-Church Events

Monday

August 30

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

GO Praise and Prayer
Outreach Ministries

Tuesday

August 31

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Grasping God's Word
All-Church Events

Tuesday

August 31

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

GriefShare
Recovery & Support