Threshold Jr – Nov 14, 2012

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THIS WEEK (Grade 6-8)

Life-size Connect 4
+ Love God, Love Others
Part 2 is all about loving God

+ you are the game pieces in a ginormous game of Connect 4!
Also hangout in The Cage 

Wednesday November 14, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock 
Cost: FREE

(We do have a Cafe that offers food/drink for purchase)

NEXT WEEK

Operation Christmas Child
We will be making shoeboxes to show God’s love

to poor and hurting children around the world.

Items to Bring (These can be brough this week already)
School supplies: pens, pencils, pencil crayons, note pads, picture books
Hygiene items: No toothpaste or liquids/items that could leak, melt, freeze, or break
Toys & other gifts: stuffed animals, small musical instruments, hair clips, toy jewelry, t-shirts, socks, and candy
Money Donation:  This is to cover project costs-including shipping

Wednesday November 21, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock 
Cost: FREE


MONTHLY CALENDAR

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YOUTUBE DISCUSSIONLiving a Fearless Life

Video:
http://goo.gl/MfhEs

Topic: 
A fearless life

Bible:
Mark 4:35-41

Discussion Starter:
“Be careful!” Chances are high that your parents say that phrase regularly. Be careful going to school, be careful going out with friends, be careful while playing your favorite sport. For parents, it’s only natural to say as they don’t want to see you get hurt.

Either the people featured in this video ignored their parents advice or they or they know the difference between being careful and being fearful.

Be careful saying be careful! In Mark 4, the disciples experience pure terror. They are out on a large lake in a relatively small boat when a huge storm comes in. Mark writes, “the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped.” Interesting, Jesus slept through the whole thing. At some point in the night the storm got so bad that they woke up Jesus just to ask him why he wasn’t afraid. After calming the storm Jesus corrected them, “Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?”

Following Jesus often means overcoming fear and living a fearless life. As we follow Jesus in the storms of our lives he reminds us that when we are faithful– our fear will be put in its proper place.

3 Questions:

  • Which of the stunts from the video would you like to do the most? The least?
  • What are things that you are afraid of?
  • How would your day-to-day life look different if your faith was fearless?

Chew on this:
Is faith the opposite of fear?

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Church of the Rock
1397 Buffalo Place Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L6
Phone: (204)261-0070 or 1-877-700-ROCK (7625)
Email: tim@churchoftherock.ca (Tim Hamm)

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