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January 24, 2016

posted Jan 24, 2016, 5:06 AM by Tami Ogden


Mark 14:32-46


The Garden, the Cup, and the Sword


John 18


6:00 PM at Morton Avenue

Join us for our study in Judges


Ladies’ Bible Study:  Here at church on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays at noon.  We are studying the Book of Esther with David Jeremiah.  Moms in Prayer will follow from 1:00 to 2:00 PM for those who want to participate.

Moms in Prayer International:  Meeting each Tuesday evening at 6:00 PM with prayer starting promptly at 6:15 PM (until 7:15).  MIPI meetings will at church during the winter months.  See Michelle for more information (717-4922).

Sunday Evening Prayer Time: 6:00 PM here at the church.

Christian Anger Management Group for Men: Meets Sundays here at Morton Avenue at noon.

Ladies Breakfast:  Saturday, January 30th at 9:00 AM here at the church.   

February Sliding Party: Sunday, February 7th at John Johnston’s home in Parkman following our morning service. Bring a dish to share as we fellowship over lunch. This is an event for the whole family.  Adults are welcome to slide or stay inside, drink hot coffee and visit.

Adult Valentine Italian Dinner:  Friday, February 12th at 6:00 PM at church.  See Michelle or Melissa Preble if you can help with setting up or making a dish.  There will be a list of dinner items needed.  To aid us in preparation, we’d like to have a head count: please sign up at the snack table.

All In Youth Conference (Calvary Chapel, Bangor):  Saturday, February 20th, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (includes lunch).  Stand up for your faith in a fallen world!  Come join us for a free day-long youth conference with the focus on sharing our faith.  This event is open to all high school-age students.  Guest speakers include: keynote Chad Williams, Former U.S. Navy SEAL, and author of SEAL of God (navysealchadwilliams.com) and Mike DeVito, defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs and also a UMaine football alum.  Also featuring a special musical guest: The New Divide.

2016 Summer Family Retreat: We will be camping together again at Peaks-Kenny State Park July 21-25, 2016.  If you would like to reserve a campsite, we recommend doing so on February 8th at 9:00 AM.  There is an online sign-up sheet to let the group know which site you will be attempting to reserve.  If you do not have Internet access, contact David Bridges for assistance.  For more information, there is a link on our website: ccmainehighlands.org

Why Jesus? Northern New England Conference on Evidence for Christian Faith:  Saturday, May 7th at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor featuring Ravi Zacharias, Lee Strobel and many more.  Order tickets at WHYJESUS2016.ORG ($15 general admission with free admission to seekers & skeptics).

Moms in Prayer State Getaway:  Friday & Saturday, April 29th - 30th at the Lucerne Inn in Dedham, Maine.  Registration forms are on the resource table, or see Michelle if you are interested.


Please continue to uplift in prayer the missions and families we support:

  • Gospel for Asia

  • Blessed Hope

  • Donna Woerter of Child Evangelism Fellowship

  • Compassion International

  • Mike and Margaret Warman of Safe Families

Weekly Home Fellowship and Bible Studies:

Home Bible study meets in Levant the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 6:00 PM.  Please contact Greg or Dominique Raychard at 207-671-8429 for directions.

Ray and Betty Beless host a weekly Bible Study every Tuesday night at 6:30 PM in their home on Mayo Street. Please call 207-564-3459.

Sunday Children’s Ministry:  We offer two Sunday school classes for children ages 4 to 7 and ages 8 to 12.  Don’t forget to sign your child(ren) in before church.  The sign-in form is located on the resource table.  Both groups will be dismissed to their classes after worship.  Nursery is available for infants through age 3 during the entire service.  Please pick up your children from Sunday School/Nursery as soon as possible after the service so teachers can begin cleaning up their classrooms.

Nursery:  For the safety of our children, we ask that only parents with children in nursery or the 4-7 year old class and nursery workers enter the nursery area.  Other children will no longer be allowed to play in the nursery area before & after church.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Pleasant Meadows Ministry: Please join us as at 12:30 PM on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month as we lead a service at Pleasant Meadows.

Minimizing Distractions: To the extent possible, please stay seated once the teaching begins; and please turn off or silence all communication devices.

Free Will Offerings:  We do not pass an offering plate during our services, but encourage all who attend regularly “whose hearts are stirred and everyone whose spirit is willing” to place your offerings in the walnut box on the back table. (Exodus 35:21; Malachi 3:10)

Thank You!  Thanks to those who have helped so far by bringing in coffee, children’s snacks, or paper products.  These are a great help to the church!  Snacks are always appreciated on the snack table or for Sunday School.  Current needs include:

  • Sunday School snacks (Chex cereal, cheese crackers, gluten & dairy-free snacks)

  • Liquid coffee creamer & coffee stirrers


The set list will appear here weekly with the announcements.  Please note that we are blessed to have a worship team that seeks the Holy Spirit in leading us in worship, and therefore, this list is subject to His changes.  The number next to each song is the CCLI number.  You can visit CCLI’s Song Select site for more information on each of these songs.

  • Our God Saves - 4972837

  • It is You - 3472510

  • Amen (Because He Lives) - 7027887

  • How Great is Our God - 4348399

  • Wonderful Maker - 3798627

  • Holy - 6016306

  • You Are My King (Amazing Love) - 2456623   

Pastor Dave’s Recommended Reading List

Fearless by Eric Blehm

Implosion by Joel C. Rosenberg

Inside the Revolution by Joel C. Rosenberg

The Vision That Changed a Nation:  The Legacy of William Tennent by John F. Hansen

Abraham Lincoln: A Man of Faith and Courage by Joe Wheeler

Against the Wind by K.P. Yohannan

Are These the Last Days? by Greg Laurie

Faith Undone by Roger Oakland

Faith, by Chuck Smith

Life in the Spirit by A. W. Tozer

Living Water: The Power of the Holy Spirit in Your Life by Chuck Smith

Mornings With Tozer by A.W. Tozer

My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers

Pathway to Freedom by Alistair Begg

Pilgrim's Progress, by John Bunyan

Prayer:  Our Glorious Privilege by Chuck Smith

Pursuit of God, A. W. Tozer

Reflecting His Image by K.P. Yohannan

The Final Act by Chuck Smith

The Making of a Man of God: Lessons from the Life of David, by Alan Redpath

The Screwtape Letters, by C.S. Lewis

Touching Godliness by K.P. Yohannan

Under His Influence by Lloyd Pulley

What in the World is Going On? by Dr. David Jeremiah