Daily News for November 13, 2018

Ministry News


Nov. 18: Thanksgiving Table. 

Small Groups

If you are not part of a small group and would like information, Small Group brochures are at the info desk in the lobby or gym, or check online at www.clearcreekcoc.org/smallgroups.

Service Opportunities for Small Groups: Connect with our community face to face by service to others. Many opportunities are available. 


Saturday Nov. 17:  Elementary Thanksgiving Food Box Assembly:  Elementary children and families assemble food boxes for the Thanksgiving Outreach in the gym starting at 10:30am.  A pizza lunch will be provided.  

Sunday at 9:30 am: All preschool and elementary children's classes. At 10:45: Preschool Only, Nursery (birth to 2 years) and Wee Worship (3-4 years) in the preschool wing.  Parents can drop off preschool children at 9:30 for class and pick them up following worship if staying for Nursery/Wee Worship.  


Middle School and High School 2018-2019 Calendar is available on youth webpage.

University Christian Mission & Young Adults

University Christian Mission: For more info email universitychristianmission@gmail.com.


Monday Ladies Group meets in the cafe 10:00-11:30am. Starting Nov. 12, studying The Rock, The Road & The Rabbi. The study guide is not recommended. 

Tuesday Ladies Group  will not meet on Tue Nov. 20th in the cafe.

Wednesday  Ladies Group: Philippians, A Woman's Passionate Pursuit of God, in room A5/A7 at 6:30 pm to 7:30pm.

CRITI:  11/20: K. Holt, B. Beasley,  11/27: L. Goodrich, S. Belcher, 12/4: G. Bandy, E. Vickery, C. Smith

Erlanger  North  ER  and   Northpark  ICU   snack  baskets:  Take  the  week  of  11/11: K. Holt, 11/18: L. King


Wednesday Men's Group:  Romans in room A3 at 6:30pm. 

Friday Morning Small Group:  Devo and breakfast at 6:30-7:30am in the conference room.

News & Events

Now to Nov. 16:  Thanksgiving Outreach. Each year Clear Creek reaches out to community families needing Thanksgiving dinner and groceries.  We want to make a difference in our community and this can be the first step:  meet a family, get to know them, and lead them to a relationship with Jesus, by “Connecting People to God and to Each Other!”  

  • If you know a family needing a Thanksgiving meal contact the church office by November 12.

  • If your group or family would like to deliver, please let the office know ASAP.

  • Get your grocery list at the bins in the lobby or info desks.

  • Bring your groceries and put in bins by Nov. 16.

  • Thanksgiving food boxes will be delivered Nov. 18-19.

Nov. 14: Regular Wednesday Schedule with adults, children and youth meeting in their regular classrooms at 6:30 pm.

Nov. 18: Starting Point Session One: This session is purely informational and covers who we are as a church family, what we believe, and where we feel like God is leading us. 9:30am in room A9.

Nov. 20:  Chili Pie Supper: Bring your favorite chili and dessert and join us for a meal, connection, and a time of worship and thanksgiving, starting in the gym at 6 pm. (No Wednesday activities at the building Nov. 21)

Nov. 22-23: Office Closed for Thanksgiving  

Dec. 7: Ladies Ornament Party

Dec. 9: Starting Point Session Two: Coming to this session indicates that you would like to serve alongside our church family.  We will explore your spiritual gifts and give you an opportunity to sit down and talk with our shepherds. 9:30am in room A9.

Discipling Opportunities

If you are interested in learning more about Discipling Opportunities, go to www.clearcreekcoc.org/serve or contact the church office.  

Available serving opportunities are:

  • Preschool Teachers for Cradle Roll and Toddlers on Sunday and or Wednesday, and Three Year Olds and Four Year Olds on WednesdayHave fun sharing Jesus with eager learners via ready-made lessons. Be part of a team that’s helping to shape disciples starting at an early age.

  • Elementary Small Group Leaders on Wednesday: Invest in the lives of children as you and other leaders share everyday life applications of the Bible’s teaching through serving and discussions.

  • Adult Small Group Leaders: Guide a community to connect with God and with each other, facilitate gatherings for your group and work to create a safe environment where relationships can be fostered and discipleship can take place.

  • Food Team: The Food Team is going to be focusing on serving outside the church, such as Community Teachers’ Luncheon and High School Homecoming Football Dinner.

  • Café Ministry:  Serve in an environment to make guests feel welcome and help people get connected before and after Adult Discussion Groups and children's classes.

Family News

We rejoice in the baptism of Whisper Wiley on Sunday, Nov. 11!

We rejoice in the baptism of Tyler Willingham on Sunday, Nov. 4!

We express our sympathy to Tom Roark and family on the passing of his sister-in-law, Julia Overton Roark, in Huntingdon, TN on Nov. 4.

Pray for the one person or one family you would like to get connected to God. Find opportunities to invite your friends, neighbors and coworkers to a safe environment in our building or to an outside activity. Introduce them to our church family and lead them to the life-changing relationship we have in Jesus. If you'd like to know more, contact the church office.


June 1-8: Haiti Medical Mission Team Daily Reports 

June 28-July 5: Haiti High School Mission team: Daily reports

Prayer Requests  

Clint Odom is going to have cochlear implant surgery on Nov. 14. Prayer requested for successful surgery and quick healing. (Care Group 2)

Dick Salisbury has been moved to Kindred Hospital, room 225, and is improving slowly. (Care Group 2)

Elizabeth Reed, mother of Jennifer and Patrick Gray, has been diagnosed with a rare blood disease.  

Amber Aubrey has begun treatment for stage 3 rectal cancer. Her address is 7623 Leather Market St., Houston, TX 77064. 

Robert Beasley is home with health issues. (Care Group 4) 

Elaine Stroud Edmonds is at The Rosewood of Ft. Oglethorpe (room 8), 14 Fort Town Dr., Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742.

Daryl Hubbard is at Martin-Boyd Christian Home, room 113 South, 6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421.

Beryl Vandergriff is at Martin-Boyd Christian Home, room E-116.

Martha Brightwell is at Martin-Boyd Christian Home, room E-108.

Katy Van Eaton is at Martin-Boyd Christian Home, room W-113.

This Week's Birthdays

9      Logan Gaither
   Josiah Collier, Elena Hardison, Chloe Long
11    Macy Barry, Betty Berry, Sophie Hadfield, Luann Marie, Jack Moore, Evelyn Vickery
12    Jane Boozer, Joshua Commers, Ray Edmonds, Zoe Feher, Sara Anne Hansel, Marsha Pickett, Jan Vance
14    Emma Chambers
15    Leigh Bain, Jayde Brown, Maci Haustein, James Marx, Kaye Roe, Richard Wilson
16    Norma Johnson
17    Troy Bowman, Isabelle Hodges, Barbara Nelson, Marti Russell, Shane Shepard
18    Evan Aldridge, Kinsley Childs

Nursery: November 18, 2018

Infants: L. Davis, J. Tucker, A. Wheeler
Toddlers: R. Murley, J. Jones
Two Year:S. Tidwell, A. Johnston

Wee Worship: Team  3/ V. Warren and team

Building Reservations and/or Scheduling:  Contact the office for all use of the Clear Creek building and/or grounds. With the large number of planned ministry events, Small Group meetings, member parties, community outreach opportunities, etc., all planning and scheduling needs to be coordinated through the church office at 423-877-6232 or office@clearcreekcoc.org.

Lost and Found:  Bibles, jackets, insulated cups, etc., if not where they were left, may be at the info desk but are periodically donated if unclaimed.  Check with the church office regarding lost money or jewelry.

















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