February 25, 2020

Carmel will be full of joy TOMORROW as all ages gather for Midweek Serve - our monthly on-campus, outreach experience for the whole family!

Come, be a part of the action, as we learn about and help prepare gifts of encouragement for our ministry partners serving families and individuals with special needs.

We'll gather at 6:15pm in Worship Center.   Come early for fellowship and supper (4:45-6:00pm).

Also take note: 
  • Autism Training: If someone you love or serve is autistic, join us March 16 for a time of learning. Find details here.
  • Volunteer: To serve on Sundays, Wednesdays or at respite events with Carmel's Joy Ministry, email Audrey.

Other News...

This past Sunday, Pastor Alex invited us to this churchwide event that will bring Carmel's vision to life! Sunday, March 15 from 4:30 - 6:00pm in the Worship Center. You don't want to miss it.

Seating is limited, registration $5/person, $20/family maximum

It is recommended for ALL those in the Carmel family 5th grade and up.

And...we value your participation so much, we're providing childcare reimbursement vouchers when you register(so book your sitter now!). Click here to register, reserving your spot!

NEW Carmel VBS Seeks Volunteers  
Preschool and Carmel Kidz have teamed up for a NEW summer experience for our youngest!  Carmel's  Vacation Bible School is set for June 22-25 and will center around  Ephesians 3:20. 

Volunteers are needed to make it an out-of-this-world experience for our kids! Sign up to volunteer  here. General registration opens April 6.  

Click here  to watch  the Facebook Live announcement from Sunday, February 23.
It's Not Too Late to Sign Up! 
Charlotte Leadership Summit is THIS Saturday, February 29. Noteworthy leaders will share experience and wisdom to prevent mission drift! Use promo code CARMEL to receive a discount on your registration (which closes tomorrow). Register here.
Senior Adult Gathering- Deadline TOMORROW!
Our Senior Adult Gathering  will be on this Sunday, March 1, from 12:30-1:30pm in Uptown Auditorium. Come meet some of Carmel's new team members and learn about opportunities to connect with other senior adults at Carmel through various upcoming events and travel. $5 per person for a catered lunch.  Register here.

Praise that our Carmel Christian School ministry hosted the Greater Charlotte Association of Christian Schools last week. 
Dr. Paul Maurer, President of Montreat College, spoke on how schools can better prepare parents and students for college. 
Praise for the Carmel Women who stepped in to help our ministry partner, Human Coalition (formerly Pregnancy Resource Center) stuff 2000 invitations to their Celebrate Life event. 

Looking Ahead...
This Week at Carmel: Feb 26 - March 4
Highlights below. Complete calendar here .
  • Tuesday (March 3) - Mom's Time Out
  • Wednesday (March 4) - Supper + Midweek (including Famjam!)
Autism Training - Monday, March 16
Nancy Nestor with the Autism Society of NC will help us better understand and work with preschoolers, children, teens and adults with autism. If someone you love is autistic, come join us for this time of learning! Find details and registration here
Disaster Response Training - April 17 + 18
North Carolina Baptists On Mission Disaster Response training will be held at Carmel to better equip our church family and community to respond and reach those in need during a natural disaster.  More information is available here.

Quick Links...
Our Website
Online calendar, archived sermons and more at  carmelbaptist.org .
Join a Ministry Team
Express your interest here.
Sing Along on Spotify
A collection of our weekly worship music can be found here.
January - March Collection
Let's fill the donation bins in the Gathering Space with these toiletry items for those served by Special Needs Group Homes and the Charlotte Rescue Mission. 
Read God Stories 
A few God stories from the Carmel family. Read  The Able Life here.
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