A monthly publication of
Plum Creek Christian Church

VOLUME 45 . ISSUE 1 . JAN 2020
The office will be closed on Tuesday 12/31 & Wednesday 01/01
At Plum Creek we don't have a student ministry, we are a student ministry. We ask our students to participate in the local church the same way as their parents - by serving, giving, inviting and growing in their own relationship in Christ. Join us as we start 2020 with a takeover of the Sunday morning. Jesus sees you as you are and loves you and wants a relationship with you. Join us as we dive into that idea together!
NEXT DISCOVER: MARCH 1, 2020
SUNDAY . JANUARY 5TH
following 2nd service
Have questions about Plum Creek? Want to know how you can get involved? Want to make this big place a little smaller? Join us for this one session conversation in a relaxed environment where we address who Plum Creek is, what we're about, and what you can expect from Plum Creek. We also take time to answer specific questions you might have. Lunch and child care are provided.
 NEW SERMON SERIES BEGINS JANUARY 12TH
In the book of Matthew, we read an interesting statement about Jesus: “And he did not do many miracles there because of their lack of faith.” What does that mean? What is the relationship between faith and God’s work in our lives? That’s a very important question. Join us as we continue our journey through the life of Jesus, and discover what God has to say about our faith, our doubts, and what He wants to do in our lives.
Join us for worship every Sunday at 9 am or 10:45 am
Full programming is available for kids from birth - 5th grade
Faith Conversations for the last three years has a been a 2-week session for parents. However, our Kids Ministry is now making this teaching and resource available to you on a flashdrive. This will be available beginning January 26th, 2020. This now "ready-to-use" resource is great for families who are beginning the conversation with their kids about becoming a Christ-follower and also for creating a rhythm of faith conversation in your home.
We want to thank every individual who committed to saying yes to kids in 2020! We have almost completed our goal of 235 team members to support the 2020 vision we have for kids ministry. But if you said yes to kids in 2020, we want to say thank you. We also want to make sure that you have everything you need to get trained and be ready. you can head on over to www.plumcreek.org/volunteer (you'll need a password so be sure to email dylan@plumcreek.org and begin the training process).

If you have not committed to Kids in 2020 and you're interestred in helping us reach our goal, you can still sign up at www.plumcreek.org/sayyes
Our Special Needs Ministry is hosting a banquet on January 20th @ 5:30 pm for all families with a child with special needs, as well as all Special Needs Ministry Volunteers. Come learn more about the ministry and also get connected with a buddy to meet a families specific needs. If you are a family who could benefit from our special needs ministry buddy system, we would love to have you join us. Let us know you are coming by emailing www.plumcreek.org/specialneeds .

If you are someone who would like to get involved and volunteer with our special needs ministry, we would encourage you to join us and you can sign-up to volunteer at www.plumcreek.org/SayYes
SUPERSTART! is a high-energy weekend event in which 4th & 5th graders can learn and grow in their relationships with friends, leaders and most importantly, God. And this year's SuperStart! tour is about finding hope through God's promises in those moments where it feels like the cards are stacked against us. Preteens will learn that when they trust God and hold tightly to His promises, they’ll discover the hope that can carry them through any circumstance and into the abundant life of a Kingdom worker. Knowing that changes everything. It’s a Game Changer.

Conference dates: March 6th-7th
Location: Marriott River Center in Covington
Cost: $75 (includes everything)
*Last day to register for early bird pricing is February 4th. Cost increases to $80 after deadline.
SUNDAYS NIGHTS AT THE PATIO . 5:45-7:45 PM
For all Middle School & High School students
The God of the universe wants to make CONTACT with us. He wants to impact our lives. And He provides access to His awesome power at any time and for all people through this wonderful thing called prayer. But what is prayer? How does it work? When should you do it? What words should you use?

Believe's CONTACT tour will help us better understand the amazing gift of prayer and how it can make an impact on our lives. Sign up at www.plumcreek.org/believe .

COST: $75 and includes everything (meals, registration & hotel) if registered & paid for by January 7th . Price goes up to $85 after that.

We're all chasing something in life. When we choose to chase one thing, it often means we have to stop chasing something else. The same is true when following Jesus. In order to truly chase after Him, we have to stop chasing some other things along the way.
JAN 05 . New Year's Party!
JAN 12 . Chasing Jesus means not chasing performance
JAN 19 . Chasing Jesus starts with a step
JAN 26 . Chasing Jesus means sharing Him with them
Plum Creek will be hosting a 2-day Women's Gathering to simulcast IF:Gathering 2020 from the sold out Dallas TX event. Save the date for Friday, February 7th from 6-10 pm and Saturday, February 8th from 9 am - 6 pm. This is an exciting opportunity for us to focus completely and entirely on the person of Jesus! We'll turn off all the noise, get into the Word, experience powerful teaching, dive into authentic conversation, and worship Jesus in a way that will compel you to take your next step twoards life and peace in Christ!

COST: $30 - includes 3 meals, snacks and a small gift for the first 100 attendees
For more info: go to www.ifgathering.com and be watching for sign-up information coming soon!
Our mission team is excited about an opportunity to encourage our missionary in the Dominican Republic this summer. We will be heading down for a week in July to help with the local church in La Romana, DR and work with their students for a weekend camp retreat. We'd love to have you join us this July as we encourage our partners in ministry! The application deadline is January 31st and a $100 deposit is due with the application.
Thanks to everyone who helped with Sharing Center in 2018. We served 757 unique individuals throughout the year. Our average was 300 people each month. We couldn't do it without volunteers. And when you volunteer, you are making a difference in the lives of our neighbors.

Our next Food Share is Saturday, January 18th. We need volunteers
to pack food from 8-10 am and volunteers to help guest from
10 am-Noon. If you can help with either or both, just show up at 13455 Alexandria Pike, Butler KY (Plum Creek South). We hope to see you there!
Lunch Bunch is back! We will be meeting the 1st Wednesday each month at various venues. Our next Lunch Bunch will take place on
February 5th at Cracker Barrel @ 11:30 am .

Contact Sherry Gray at 903.278.3530 or zmommaomegben@gmail.com if you are going so a seating estimate can be given to the restaurant.
We will host Family Promise beginning January 12th. We will need overnight hosts, evening hosts, drivers and meals providers. This is a great way to serve at Plum Creek and help a family get back on their feet. There is no preparation needed for most roles. Sign-ups take place on January 5th OR you can contact Susan Prather at 859.991.0516 to sign up early.
ROB & JULIE ROSE
(Transfer 11.21.19)
1208 Summerlake Drive
Alexandria KY 41001

CHARLES & DIANA KRIFT
(Baptism 11.30.19)
13489 Peach Grove Road
California KY 41007

ELI COMBS (Baptism 12.08.19)
10103 Washington Trace Road
California KY 41007

AUSTIN ALSIP (Baptism 12.22.19)
1872 Haubner Road
California KY 41007
PLUM CREEK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
961 Nagel Road . Butler KY . 41006
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