This Week's Ginghamsburg Highlights

August 11/12: Welcome to this week's bulletin!

FIRST - DOWNLOAD THE FEATURED EVENTS HERE!
...and then read on for the rest of the good stuff.


FOR ADULTS

GUYS' NIGHT - THIS Thursday, August 16 - All guys are invited to the Avenue on the third Thursday of the month for food starting at 6pm and music at 6:30pm, followed by time for topics that men care about. Our first gathering starts with burgers and chips on the courtyard outside the Avenue, and then we’ll move inside for some hilarity (yes, that’s a real word, look it up) and hear a powerful message, entitled Identity Theft, from former bodybuilder, Dr. Thomas Krueger. There’s no cost, and it’s open for every man from age 18 on up. You should come and bring a friend! No RSVP required. Email [email protected] for info or to serve with the Guys' Night team. 

JUST SO YOU KNOW - Our fall classes and groups start in early September. Visit the lobby on the weekend of August 25/26 for all the details and the opportunity to register. 

SINGLE ADULTS SUNDAY LUNCHES - Ginghamsburg adults who are living life as single persons are invited on Sundays to meet up with one another at 9:45am weekly to go to worship and then enjoy lunch together – kids welcome. To connect, look for folks in the lobby each week wearing lime green name tags. 

BAPTISM - Your next opportunity to embrace your faith publicly through baptism is Sunday, August 26, at the Taylorsville MetroPark. As if that alone weren't exciting enough, all are invited to make it a church family get-together while we also enjoy a cookout. Everything starts at 6pm. If you plan to be baptized, attend one required class in the room behind the Welcome Center after any worship celebration on August 18/19, or on Wednesday, August 22 at 6pm.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR - Our Community Fall Fest is on Saturday, September 15, starting at 4pm. FREE fireworks, carnival rides, petting zoo, inflatables, music and more! Oh, and lots of delicious food trucks. Start preparing your invite list for this evening of family fun. 
 

THIS WEEK'S CLASSIFIEDS
...serving opportunities for adults

SERVING SATURDAYS - Bring your family, life group or a friend and serve in one of our local mission outreaches. For more information contact Noel at [email protected], or go to ginghamsburg.org/missions.

MEDIA TEAM - Be a part of the dynamic team that supports weekend worship through creative uses of technology and also shares the message online every week. (We're the people with the cameras and the lights!) No experience necessary. We'll train you. Email Shannon Sellars at [email protected] to learn more.

FOOD PANTRY - Serve our neighbors alongside our New Path community outreach services as you stock the pantry shelves, assist in the office or enter data. See the attendance pad for more info this weekend in worship, or email [email protected]
 

FAMILY MINISTRY: FOR KIDS & STUDENTS

NEW TO FAMILY MINISTRY? – For up-to-date information on events and ways to disciple your kids at home check us out on Facebook at Ginghamsburg Kids and Ginghamsburg Students.

BIG LEADER TRAINING - Make an investment in our kids! Every stage and phase of life requires a unique kind of influence. When you serve with kids you have the opportunity to invest in the lives of a few and encourage an authentic faith. Don’t miss out on the chance to step into a kid's story! It isn’t too late to get involved. Email us at [email protected] to become a part of our servant family. Also, our annual mandatory Big Leader Training will be in the Avenue on Wednesday, August 15. Dinner starts at 5:30pm. Register at bigleadertraining2018.eventbrite.com.

LITTLE DEBBIE SNACKS WITH RYAN & RACHAEL - Connect with Ryan and Rachael in the lobby between worship times THIS weekend, August 11 and 12, to learn more about Fall Retreat and how to get connected to a small group.

UPGRADE WEEKEND - The entire month of August will be an exciting launching pad for our fall kickoff in Ginghamsburg Family Ministry! So hold off on moving your kids up to their next age/grade-specific space until the weekend of August 25/26.

• August 18/19 - Super Secret Parties. This is for kids age 5 going into Kindergarten. They won't want to miss it. Learn about all things iZone & get a special treat.
• August 19 - Get in the Middle of It. This event is for grade 5 students going into grade 6 and their parents. Find out what to expect in student ministry. This will be after the 10 and 11:30am worship celebrations in the Avenue Studio.
 

THIS WEEK'S FAMILY MINISTRY CLASSIFIEDS
...serving opportunities with kids and students

MAKE AN INVESTMENT IN OUR KIDS - Every stage and phase of life requires a unique kind of influence. When you serve with kids you have the opportunity to invest in the lives of a few and encourage an authentic faith. Don’t miss out on the chance to step into a kid's story! Sign up in the attendance pad this weekend to get more information about Ginghamsburg Family Ministry, or email [email protected].