January 7, 2020

Every family has been touched by mental health issues.  To increase understanding, Carmel Counseling Center and Silent Images are facilitating a community conversation on mental health including the screening of two documentary short films on the topics of trauma and suicide. 

Sunday, January 26, 6:30 pm
Carmel Worship Center
Doors open at 5:30 pm
No registration required

NOTE: The content of the evening's conversation is intended for those 8th grade and up.  To prescreen the films, click here .


Women's Winter Gathering -Deadline TODAY

Ladies, you are invited to gather in community for 3 special nights of worship and teaching, focusing on our identity in Christ (Jan 14, 21 and 28).  Childcare is available. Details and registration  here. Registration deadline is today, Jan 7.
Walk with God and Others in 2020
As we begin the new year, there are new opportunities to study, learn and grow together.  Check out groups that might interest you and sign up to begin "doing life" together in Spring 2020.  Click on the links below to see where you could fit this spring:
Care Groups  ( for men, women and children)

Learn biblical principles to navigate your finances in our 9-week Sunday evening Compass Financial Class. Orientation is Sunday, Jan 26 and classes begin Feb 9. Learn more and sign up here
Midweek Returns TOMORROW
On Wednesday evenings, we gather for Midweek supper and activities designed to help us know and love Jesus. There is something for every age! We'll continue to host Midweek Serve the last Wednesday of each month - an interactive, on-campus experience that benefits our ministry partners. Complete Midweek details here. Parents of CarmelKidz - please note there is NO FamJam this month, simply KidJam.
2020 Mission Trip Opportunities
Help fulfill our vision of Nearest, Neighbors and Nations!  M ultiple trips to support ministry partners need people - like you!    Check out the planned trips   and see which team you can join!
Printable Advent Resource
As you close out this Christmas season, we are excited to share that our Celebrate Advent resource and instructions  are now available in a printable format for you to share with others in preparation for next Christmas. Enjoy!
Deacon + Elder Nominations Underway
Would you prayerfully consider nominating men to serve Carmel in the role of elder or deacon? You can read more about specific qualifications and submit nominations online at  CarmelLeader.org . Printed nomination forms are also available at the Welcome Center.  Nominations need to be submitted no later than February 2, 2020 .
This Week at Carmel: Jan 8 - Jan 15
Highlights below. Complete calendar here .
  • Wednesday (Jan 8) - All ages gather for supper + fellowship + equipping as Midweek returns (with KidJam this week)
  • Sunday (Jan 12) - Pastor Alex's new series 20/20 Vision is underway + 
  • Wednesday (Jan 15)  - All ages will gather for supper + fellowship + equipping at Midweek

Praise for the opportunity this past Sunday to celebrate Dr. Clay Barnes and his 29 years of faithful service to the Carmel family and community! We are so thankful for Clay and Anne's impact at Carmel over the last three decades.  If you missed his recognition moment at the end of the service, watch it here.

Quick Links...
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Read God Stories 
A few God stories from the Carmel family. Read  The Able Life here.
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