11.07.2017
An evening dedicated to women 
overcoming  poverty, oppression and trafficking

Women: Today is the final day to RSVP!

This Thursday evening, be both inspired and challenged by stories of empowerment from speakers including keynote Anna Hampton, an author and mom who spent a decade serving in Afghanistan, followed by a time of purchasing with a purpose! 
While enjoying coffee, dessert and fellowship, you can select from local and global vendors whose products are produced by and empower women in need. 

Find out more and RSVP here
This Week at Carmel
TOMORROW -  Midweek

Click here for the supper menu and discipleship training options that include Parent Roundtables, Adult Bible Study and more! 

SUNDAY - Sola Fide

Pastor Alex will teach on "Faith Alone."  If you are new to Carmel or have been worshipping with us but are not yet involved in a Discipleship Community, check out The Bridge at 9:30 or 11:00am in Room A235. Details here


We Want to Hear from You

Pastor Jay Hancock recently emailed out this Carmel Survey.    If you have not yet completed this survey, please click  here to do so before Sunday. 
Looking Ahead
Pray with Pastor Alex
Tuesday, November 14 @ 7:00am
It's 2nd Tuesday prayer with Pastor Alex NEXT TUESDAY (November 14). Come pray as you start your day. Stay however long you can - for 15 minutes or the whole hour.
Buyers + Stylists Needed
Volunteer with Mosaic Store 
If you enjoy shopping or styling outfits, put that to use for local children in foster care! Carmel's Mosaic-Style with Love is a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, in partnership with Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services, that provides FREE, NEW clothing to foster children in our community.  Click here to learn more about current volunteer needs and to express your interest. 

PLEASE NOTE: All NEW volunteers must attend a mandatory training on Monday, December 4 from 7:00-8:00pm at the Mosaic Store (located off Independence Blvd. in Matthews).
November Collection
Charlotte Rescue Mission (CRM)
Throughout November, we're collecting items for the men and women overcoming addiction served by local ministry partner Charlotte Rescue Mission Donate NEW gloves, knit caps, undershirts, socks and underwear (M-XXL) as well as NEW or gently used winter coats for both men and women at the bins along the Neighbors wall in the Gathering Space.
Sign up NOW
Serve Friday, February 9
Joy Prom volunteer registration is LIVE! 

C lick here to express your interest in serving as either a host or a server. 
For Families
Marriage + MTO 11/07

Midweek: Pastor Alex and wife Christy wrap up the final Parent Round Table on Marriage. Room D101.

Mom's Time Out: Plan NOW to join us Tuesday, December 5 for fellowship and a Christmas-theme take-home craft.  Register here. 
Famjam + Best Screen Plan + More

Midweek: While kids are learning about Gratitude, 
our Parent Round Table will feature Melanie Hempe from Families Managing Media teaching a series entitled "BEST Screen Plan." 

For this week's CarmelKidz News, click  here .
Parents + Pause + Passion

Parents: Discuss biblical world views and cultural issues of today at Midweek Parent Round Table in Room S101/102.  

Pause: TOMORROW is the deadline to register for this don't-want-to-miss  high school retreat. 

Passion: HS seniors and college students can start the new year in a posture of praise and worship at this dynamic event in Atlanta. Details here.

Click here for details on all that is happening in Carmel Students. 
Praises
Milestones for Daughter Churches
  • Five Stones: This past Sunday, our daughter church Five Stones worshipped and discipled in their NEW permanent home after 8 years at Cuthbertson Middle School. To God be the glory for the ministry He is doing in and through the Five Stones Family. Check out pictures on their Facebook page
  • GraceOne: Our Chinese daughter church purchased land on which to build a permanent church home. They will gather on November 18 to celebrate what God is doing and formally dedicate this land for God's purposes.
Carmel Serve-d Well

More than 300 Carmel volunteers - ranging in age from 3 weeks old to 73 years old - Loved+Served through our local ministry partners this past weekend! From playing games of bingo to delivering beds for kids, it was a beautiful picture of the body of Christ.  Check it out!

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