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Cornerstone Presbyterian Church
Newsletter - February 10, 2017

  A congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America, Founded 2013

Dear Friends,
 
What a blessing this weekend will be as many of our ladies will go on the first-ever Cornerstone Women's Retreat at Alpine Camp in Mentone, Alabama. Their theme for the weekend is Gain Rest IN Christ. I wanted to encourage us all to be praying for the women this weekend so here are some ideas:
  • Wendy Dillon and the planning team
  • Julia Friedman, speaker
  • Moms away from their family
  • Dads as they care for the children
  • That our women would find rest and strength in Christ from the weekend
  • That “the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you." (1 Peter 5:10 ESV)
  • Rest in Jesus - “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”  (Matthew 11:28–30 ESV)
  • That their eyes would be open to the wondrous things of God's Word this weekend - “Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law."  (Psalms 119:18 ESV)
I'm so thankful for the godly women of our church and I am praying that this weekend would truly be a retreat for them. Please join me in praying for our sisters in Christ. 

by His grace and to His praise, 

Wilson

Preparation for Worship - February 12, 2017
 
  • This Sunday's sermon:   “The Armor of God: The Shoes of Gospel Readiness” Ephesians 6:15
  • In preparation for the sermon:  "The revelation of Christ and the grace of God through Him is, without compare, the best news a sinner can hear." - William Gurnall
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Wilson's Weekly
Announcements

Youth Group Outing - The Compassion Experience - Saturday, February 25th.  We will meet at the church at 4:30pm.  This is an immersive exhibit that allows us to experience the developing world without leaving Huntsville.  More information is available at compassionexperience.com.  Please e-mail Jessica to reserve your spot at jessica@cornerstone-pres.org.

Caregiver Seminar - February 17-18th.  North Hills Presbyterian Church is hosting a seminar that will address the many issues involved in caregiving for family.  For more information go to northhillschurch.net.

New Members Class - If you are interested in joining or learning more about Cornerstone, please join us on Sunday, February 26th, 4-8p at the home of Shep and Beverly Park, 339 Forrest Hills Dr., Brownsboro, AL 35741. Dinner will be provided. Please register by filling out the Sign Up portion of the Connect Card. The class is open to junior and senior high students as well. 

Foundations -  Foundations is from 5-7pm.  Dinner is served at 5:15pm. This week’s dinner will be pizza, along with the weekly salad bar.  Cost is $5/person or $15/family.  Please make your reservation with the Connect Card.  If you would be willing to help serve during dinner this week, please contact Gail Kimrey at kimrey6@comcast.net

Cornerstone Men’s Retreat - March 31-April 1 at Camp Maranatha on Lake Guntersville. Cost: $65 (lodge room with 2 men, 2 queen beds and 3 meals) or $40 (cabin with bunks and 3 meals). Check-in will begin Friday at 5pm with dinner at 6pm.   Topic: The Core of a Godly Man. The retreat will conclude with lunch on Saturday, but the camp will be available the rest of the day for those who might want to fish, relax, etc.  Registration will begin next Sunday. 

VBS - Save The Date!  Vacation Bible School will be June 19-22, 2017.


Prayer Requests

Healing - Please pray for the health of the following individuals:  Bill & Betty Baldwin, Hart Barham, Ann Keown and Katie Park.

Pray for church members caring for family - Carol Cox, Wendy Dillon, Matthew Elliott, Bryan Gassaway, Debbie Jones, Mark Hundscheid, Alan Patterson, Randy and Dee Petcher, Tim and David Ricks, Neil Sutphin, Earl and Jean Wells, Sean Williamson and Susan Wilson.

Pray for our country’s new leadership.

Ministries - Choose Life of North Alabama, Christ Presbyterian Church - Hampton Cove, Cornerstone Officers’ Meeting

Pray for our expectant mother: Rebecca Gassaway
 

Please contact the church office by Thursday for changes or additions to the prayer requests.

The Cornerstone Newsletter is a weekly publication emailed each Friday. 
 
To notify the church office of church members in the hospital or of births and deaths, or if you have a change of address or name, please contact Cynthia Keen at office@cornerstone-pres.org or 256-489-4625.
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