Worship News And Directory

By / Local Events / Saturday, 16 March 2019 16:47

Island Student Ministry
Kure Beach First
Baptist Church
208 S. 6th Ave • Kure  Beach, NC 28449

Island Student Ministry exist to CONNECT students (grades K-12) to Christ and other Christ followers in our community, create an atmosphere where students are challenged to GROW in their relationship with Christ, and equip and challenge them to SERVE others locally, nationally and around the world. Island Student Ministry will have its Launch Service (kick-off) starting at 5:00pm on Saturday, November 3, 2018. All students in grades K-12 are invited for a time of food, fellowship and worship. A free student ministry t-shirt will be provided for the first 100 students to arrive.
The event will be located in the Kure Beach First Baptist Church Student Ministry Building and conclude at 6:30pm. There will be live worship provided by Hangar Student Ministry Praise Band from Gastonia, NC.
This is a completely FREE event. For More Information Contact: Chris Howell - 910-458-5074 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Facebook - @Islandstudentministry 208 S 6th Ave - Kure Beach, NC 28449.

Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church to Hold FREE Shred Event April 15th 10-1PM
(910)458-5417 • Carolina Beach, NC 28449

Gather up all of your sensitive papers; drive to Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church on TAX DAY; and deposit with Shred 360 for a safe and secure shredding process.  All you have to do is drive around the church’s parking lot and the Shred 360 staff will do the rest for you!  Attendees are requested to limit their shred items to (3) boxes (copy paper size) or (3) bags (kitchen trash size) per vehicle.  There is no need to remove binders, paper clips, staples, rubber bands, or CDs/DVDs prior to shredding.  The church is located at 1209 No. Lake Park Blvd. in Carolina Beach and can be reached by calling (910) 458-5417.

Kure Memorial Lutheran
Church Invites You to Join US
117 North 3rd Ave, (910)458-5266 • Kure Beach, NC

Words of Encouragement:  Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating.  By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Sunday Schedule:
9:00 Adult Sunday School
10:00 Worship and
Children’s Sunday School
11:00 Fellowship Time
11:30 Youth Group
Sunday Worship during Lent will follow the theme “Worshiping God with our Bodies.”  March 10 will be “Worshiping with our Ears; ”March 17, “Worshiping with our Mouth;” March 24, “Worshiping with our Hands;” March 31, “Worshiping with our Knees;” April 7, “Worshiping with our Feet.”’  In Adult Sunday School we will study “The Seven Last Words of Jesus from the Cross.”
Wednesday Dinner Church:  Each Wednesday during lent we will gather in the Fellowship Hall at 6:00 p.m. for a soup supper, worship, short Bible study and Holy Communion.  The study for these events will be the 23rd Psalm.  It is a very meaningful (and fun) time.  Everyone is invited.

Community Sunday Lunch Program: We are providing complimentary bag lunches for folks in need on Sundays at 12:15 at the Carolina Beach Community Center.  All are welcome.
Watch for our church team at the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Feb. 23.
Surfin’ on God’s Grace,

Pastor:  Dan Keck 
 910-458-5266
email: pdannybeachguy
@gmail.com
Website:  www: kmlc.org

The “Storm Cross”
has a Permanent Home

St Paul’s United Methodist Church on Harper Ave is about to break ground for a new Community Life Center. Sadly a tree needed to be removed to make this addition but hurricane
Florence decided that a second tree need to be removed also. After the hurricane the large tree had blown over and had to be cut off. Jerry leeman had gone to Raleigh during the visit of Florence and it took over a week for him to return. When he made it back to St Paul’s he noticed the tilted 5 foot stump of the fallen tree. This stayed in his mind over the next weeks.
Jerry has a step son, Ryan Philmon, that lives in Charlotte that wanted to come to Carolina Beach to help wherever he could. He was to bring a friend, David Do, and they wanted to volunteer to cut trees that remained issues for people in the area. As it turned out David is a chain saw tester for Husqvarna. The two showed up on Thursday evening and Friday they spent in Wilmington in the Anderson St area taking trees off sheds and off threats of safety. Saturday they worked on two houses in Carolina Beach. All this chainsaw work brought Jerry back to his days in his youth cutting trees to pay for college and brought him back to the tree at the church.
While helping to unload pumpkins for the St Paul’s Pumpkin patch again the tree was calling to him. Jerry had spent 5 week long trips to Mississippi after Katrina. He stayed at a Heritage Methodist Church in D’iberville, MS where on his second trip someone had carved a cross in the stump of fallen tree. This image came back to Jerry and he knew what he was called to do.
Carve the “Storm Cross”. This was a challenge as the stump was not round and it was at a 45 degree angle. As he started carving he also realized the stump had termites in the center. The result ended up being off center and not a “perfect” cross but to him it was the perfect symbol.
The “Storm Cross” is the perfect symbol of Pleasure Island, “we bent but we were not broken; we are not perfect but we are strong; we find ways to survive and come back even better. Rebecca Weathers Blackmore bought the cross that was put up for auction to help fund the Community Life Center and has donated it back to St Paul’s to live on and be used at events around the area, summer Boardwalk Church, Beer and Hymns, Hymns on Tap and other events in the church and around the area as a symbol of strength and commitment.

NEW STUDY AT ST. PAUL’S

You are invited!  You are invited to walk the way of salvation, to live a life that matters, to connect with God’s purposes for you and the world.  It is a lifelong journey, and we take it one step at a time.
Yet, there are people who want to see a road map for the whole journey.  These are the ones who ask, “Where are we going?” and “How long will it take?”  They often ask, “How will we get there?” and “Do we have what it takes to make the trip?”
If you’re one of those people, “The Wesleyan Way” is for you.  Led by our pastor, Shawn Blackwelder, the study will be held for 8 weeks on Sunday mornings at 9:45am.  We will study, discuss, laugh together, and grow together.  And at St. Paul’s, “Y’all means ALL,” so everyone is welcome to come and take part, no matter who you are, what you wear, or what your background is. St. Paul’s is located at 300 Harper Avenue in Carolina Beach.  For more information, visit stpaulscb.org or call 910-458-5310.

Attraction Dining & Value Guides are available from St. Paul's United Methodist Church

ATTRACTIONS DINING & VALUE GUIDES are available from St. Paul's United Methodist Church. All profits benefit reading programs here at Carolina Beach Elementary. This year's edition has even more coupons from restaurants and businesses on the island, so be sure to pick yours up soon!
Each book is $25, and you can pick them up at the church's office at 300 Harper Avenue from 9am to 1pm, Monday through Friday. They will also be available for purchase at the PTO meeting on October 11th, or you can purchase them online at www.          attractionsbook.com/ezpay/code/5363918.

Mustard Seed Fund
Now Accepting Applications
5654 Carolina Beach Road near Monkey Junction

WILMINGTON, NC - Applications are now being accepted by the Mustard Seed Fund, which provides support for high school or college students or adults from southeastern North Carolina who plan to participate in mission trips through qualified nonprofits or faith-based organizations.
The fund was established in 2011 as a perpetual legacy to the memory of Wilmington residents Byron Stratas and Fred Rippy. It is administered by the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).
The 2016 application is available on the New Hanover Community Foundation page on NCCF’s website (nccommunity foundation.org). All application packets (completed application and two letters of reference) must be received by April 30, 2016. 
The review committee will announce awards in May 2016. The review committee will only consider applications for mission trips that begin after June 1, 2016.  mA breakfast was held at Saint Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church Feb. 12 to honor past award recipients Chris Sutton, Caroline Lemley, and Caroline Balderson. To contribute to the Mustard Seed Fund: Gifts to the fund may be made in many forms, including cash and gifts of stock.  Visit NCCF’s website for information on how to give or to make a gift online. For additional information, please email NCCF Regional Associate Angie Brewer at abrewer @nccommunityfoundation.org, or call her at 910-202-6727.
About the North Carolina Community Foundation - The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made $101 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $237 million in assets, NCCF sustains 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships.
The NCCF partners with 60 affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance in 67 counties across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit nccommunityfoundation.org and Facebook or follow on Twitter @NCCF.

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