Daily News for December 15, 2017

Ministry News


Dec. 24: A One Another Christmas.  

Small Groups

Service Opportunities for Small Groups: Connect with our community face to face by service to others. Many opportunities are available. See the Small Group bulletin board in the office or call for more information.

Children's Ministry 

Sunday: PreK attend class at 9:30 am and 10:45 Cradle Roll, Nursery or Wee Worship. Elementary groups at 9:30 or 10:45 am. 

Youth Ministry

Dec. 17: Youth Family Worship Night: 6:00-7:30 pm in The Creek. Candlelight worship with treats and hot drinks. 

Sundays: Middle School & High School Youth groups: Meet at 10:45; worship at 9:30.

University Christian Mission & Young Adults 

Jan. 1-3: Passion Conference in Atlanta, Ga. Cost is $80. Register online or on churchlife app. 

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

Women's Ministry 

Tuesday Ladies Group will resume meeting January 9.

Monday Ladies Group will resume meeting on January 15.

CRITI: 12/19: T. Aulich, G. Wison, 1/2: K. Hannah

Erlanger North ER and Northpark ICU snack baskets: Take the week of: 12/10: M. Davis, 12/17: J. Vance, 12/24: K. Donahoo, 12/31: T. Stevens

Men's Ministry

Wednesday Mens Group: Unfolded, the Story of God, in room A3 at 6:30pm.

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

News & Events

Through Dec. 20: December B.L.E.S.S. Outreach: Spread goodwill in Jesus’s name and share the gospel. Pray about who your family or group can BLESS with the story of Jesus in December. If you BLESS another family, the church will reimburse your family or group up to $100 WHEN you complete the reimbursement form by Dec. 20 AND share your BLESS story. Contact the church office for details and/or reimbursement form. 

  • Begin with prayer by asking God to put people in your path to bless.

  • Listen to people as they share their struggles and pains.

  • Eat. Sharing a meal is an opportunity to build deeper relationships.

  • Serve. Listen to people and they will tell you how to love and serve them.

  • Story. Share the story of how Jesus changed your life.

Dec. 20 & Dec. 27: No Wednesday activities at the building so that families and/or groups have the opportunity to plan a special occasion for a memorable worship or actively share Jesus and/or serve in their neighborhood or community. 

Dec. 22, 25 & 26:  Office Closed for Christmas Holidays.

Dec. 24:  Christmas Eve Worship only at 11:00 am; no classes or nursery.  

Jan. 3:  Family Night with David Knox, magician and youth minister from Otter Creek Church of Christ. Everyone will meet in the worship center at 6:30 pm. 

Jan. 3: Wednesday Night Meal:  In the gym 5:30-6:15. Sign up at info desk or call the office to RSVP.  

Family News

We express our sympathy to James Gray and family on the death of his mother, Hester Gray, on Dec. 11.    

2017 Charitable Contributions should be donated or mailed to the church office by Dec. 31 to be counted on 2017 taxes. Online giving is available through the church website and churchlife app. 

Pray for the one person or family you would like to get connected to God. Take opportunities to invite your friends, neighbors and coworkers to a safe environment at our building, introduce them to your church family and show them the life-changing relationship we have in Jesus.

Small Group News

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.  For assistance in finding a Small Group, speak to Evan Aldridge or contact the church office. 


Please remember our mission families in your prayers during the holidays.  

2018 Mission Trips are scheduled with limited spots for each trip. Information and cost are available on the Missions webpage (www.clearcreekcoc.org/missions).

Asia Missions:

  • Spring 2018:  Adult Asia Mission Trip for adults. Date to be determined
  • May 28-June 5: Asia Mission Trip for high school students

Haiti Missions:

  • 2018 Haiti Construction Mission Trip: February or March
  • June 1-9: Haiti Medical Mission Trip for adults and middle school youth.
  • June 29-July 7:  Haiti Mission Trip for high school youth


  • March 10-17: UCM College Mission Trip to Los Angeles, CA.
  • June 7-9: Fifth Grade Mission Trip
  • July 9-12: Middle School Mission Trip

Prayer Requests 

Buddy Parks is recovering from falling and breaking his jaw.  He has had it wired shut while it heals.  (Care Group 1)

Carly Horn, great granddaughter of Gale Hatfield is having knee surgery on Dec. 13. 

Laney Hansel has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and has started chemo treatments.

Bettye Jackson, mother of Sharon Gray, is having tests for heart problems. 

Harvey Sisson, father of Tammy Aulich, is home after a hospital stay, but he suffers from dementia. Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 268 Kilbourne, IL 62655.

Van Holloway, mother of Jana Cannon, is having further tests. Address: 6004 St. Rt. 303, Mayfield, KY 42066. 

Margaret Thurman, grandmother of Jennifer F. Smith, has moved to assisted living at The Courtyard at Deer Ridge. Prayers and cards appreciated; 308 S. Pine St., Dayton, TN  37321. 

Jim Berry is at Standifer Place Health Center, Room 871A, 2626 Walker Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421. 

Louise Benson is at Standifer Place Health Center, Room 142B, 2626 Walker Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Martha Brightwell is at Martin-Boyd Christian Home, room E-108, 6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421.

Katy Van Eaton is at Martin-Boyd Christian Home, room W-113, 6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421.

This Week's Birthdays

12    Hannah Claire Davis, Ken Huntoon
13    Andrew Reynolds
14    Robert Beasley, Carolina Oakley, Lisa Taylor
15    Jean Ashworth, Andrew Donahoo
16    Judy Teague, Tate Tidwell
17    Ashleigh Cothron, Mark Guhne
18    Carol Roark, Alex Shea, Melissa Taylor
19    April Collier, Clay Parker, Robyn Shumpert, Levi Wheeler
20    Larry Aulich, Connie Moyer, Hannah Window

December 17, 2017 Nursery Schedule: 

Infants/Crawlers:C. Jenkins, M. Jenkins
One Yr. Olds: D.Caudle, C. Moore
Two Yr. Olds: B. Daniel, L. Goodrich
Wee Worship: Team 3/ H. Cothron & 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, are in the church office and are periodically donated if unclaimed.  Check with the church office regarding lost money or jewelry.

















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