September 12, 2017
Tomorrow launches Midweek!

Midweek is Wednesday evening discipleship training (and fellowship). 

We have tweaked the name, the programming, and a few supper elements, but our focus is still encouragement and equipping for all ages.

Click here to preview and select the Midweek training/opportunity you'll plug in to. 

Click here to preview the Midweek Supper Menu. Midweek supper is now served from 4:45 - 6:30pm and just $5 a person or $20 max per family.

Midweek is a BIG DEAL - and there is something for everyone!

Nearest - Go Home First

THIS Friday - Tickets Go On Sale! 
Prepare your hearts for the Christmas season through worship. Carmel will host Andrew Peterson's Behold the Lamb of God Tour, a powerful musical rendition of the Christmas story, on Saturday, December 16 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $25.00 each/general admission and go on sale this Friday, September 15. Click here for more details and to buy tickets beginning Friday.

THIS Sunday
  • Milestone 1: Parent/Child Dedication Will be celebrated in worship. Pastor Alex will teach from Nahum. And we'll close the service with a special commissioning. 
  • NEW to Carmel? Connect with others new to Carmel and learn about the essentials of life in Christ at The Bridge - an 8-week interactive experienceSundays at 11:00am. Details here. 
  • Looking for a Discipleship Community (DC)? Several NEW DCs are meeting at 11:00am. Details  here.
  • Traveling? Our 9:30am Worship Service will continue to be broadcast on Facebook LIVE 

Register for Lord of the Rings
Married? Regardless of how many years, invest in your "Epic. Precious. Journey."   On the morning of Saturday, October 7 Jim Kallam (Senior Pastor at Church at Charlotte) and wife Suzi - along with paneled breakouts for men and women - will remind us WHO is the Lord of the Rings.  Childcare provided. Click  here  for details and to register.

Women - 1 Peter Study STILL OPEN for Registration
Dive into 1 Peter on Thursday mornings from 9:30 - 11:30 beginning October 5. Details and registration here

Healing Studies
  • GriefShare: If you have lost someone you love, plug into this 15-week small group Bible study beginning THIS Wednesday night. Don't grieve alone. Click here for more details.  
  • For Women: Post Abortion Healing Study - Surrendering the Secret is a powerful, redemptive study that helps women find healing, restoration and hope from a past abortion in a supportive and confidential environment. Begins Tuesday, September 19. For information, confidentially contact
  • For Women Engaged or Married to Men Battling Sex Addictio n -   Women Living Well  
    is a confidential, Christ-centered caring community for women engage or married to men battling sex addiction. Feel known, process grief, and receive tools for transformational recovery. Mondays at 7:00pm beginning September 25. To learn more, confidentially contact

We're Hiring! Are You a Fit?
We are adding to our team. Can YOU fill one of these roles? 
  • Sunday Morning Preschool Coordinator (Part-Time): Responsible for staffing the preschool classrooms with volunteers on Sunday mornings, ensuring classrooms are ready and assisting teachers with any needs that may arise. 
  • More positions posted here

Be Encouraged. Be Challenged. 
"An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge." Proverbs 18:15
This month the Carmel Media Center is highlighting Christian biographies. Here are a few biographies available for check out that will encourage you. 
  • Jungle Pilot - the story of Nate Saint
  • Bonhoeffer  - the story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • A Chance to Diethe story of Amy Carmichael
  • The Persecutorthe story of Sergei Kourdakov
  • Walking from East to Westthe story of Ravi Zacharias

Say Yes to Time Out! 
Last week, more than 80 preschool mom's kicked off the 2017-2018 season of Mom's Time Out. Want to join the fun next month? Click here for details and to register!

Carmel Events + Everything Else!
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Neighbors - Love and Serve

Hurricane Response + Meet the Neighbors Praise
  • Over 100 people have expressed interest in traveling to assist those impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma and 9 people are headed to Florida on Monday to serve alongside the NC Baptist Men to operate a much needed food ministry. As of today, $16,411.43 has been given toward Carmel's Disaster Relief Fund. It's not too late to Give, Serve or Pray.  Details  here.
  • 180 people gathered after Worship on Sunday to explore ways to connect with local ministry partners? It's not too late Email with your area of interest and we will connect you with ministry opportunities in Charlotte and be on the look out for upcoming Carmel Serve Opportunities! 

Breaking Through Barriers - Begins Tomorrow at Midweek
Carmel's Neighbors and Nations ministries present a six-part series for those new to serving and those that are seasoned disciple-makers in the city and among the nations. This Midweek class is designed to prepare and equip you to live a life on Mission, on Message and on Purpose. We will address boundaries, working with different world views and religions, and have a time of specific training for each ministry area. Click here to register. Room A245

Joy (Special Needs) Fall Festival - SERVE Opportunities
Join Carmel's Joy Ministry to volunteer for Joni & Friends' Annual Walk N' Roll and Fall Festival. The fun starts at 9:00am and goes until 1:00pm. Serve details here

Nations - Go, Pray, Give

Ready to Plan a Summer Trip? Save The Date to Determine Your Destination... 
Want to learn more about how you can GO this year? Mark your calendars now for Sunday, October 29 and plan to attend the  Short-Term Mission Trip Preview ! Click here for details.