July 7, 2020

Taking the Leap
 
Be encouraged and challenged - in the midst of a season of disruption, men and women of God are walking in obedience through the doors God is opening for them, even when that means moving to another continent!  
 
Meet Carmel's latest missionary partner, a couple who will move to the Middle East in late summer/early fall to work with nationals in a local church, focusing on building and growing a healthy disciple-making youth ministry.  Both grew up in Christian homes and came to faith in Jesus in high school.  Each felt led toward ministry, served as interns at their home church and have a heart for the impact possible through the local church...

Read the rest of this ABLE Life  story  here .


Other News...

Want to Worship On-Campus this Sunday?
Registration for on-campus worship this Sunday July 12 will open tomorrow, July 8 at 3:00pm online  here . A link to registration will be included in our Wednesday afternoon email reminder "Links: Thursday (Prayer) + Sunday (On-Campus Worship Registration)."

Joy Ministry Webinar - This Thursday, July 9
Do you have questions or concerns about your special needs child transitioning to adulthood?  Carmel is thrilled to "host" this planning webinar for special needs families, Transition to Adulthood, on July 9 at 12pm.  Click here for more information on what topics are covered and be sure to register!
Annual Church Meeting - July 22
Wednesday, July 22, at 6:30pm we will have our Annual Church Meeting. At this time, we plan to meet in-person and via livestream.  Go to carmelleader.org for more information on what we will be discussing, to submit questions and for any updates on meeting format.
Looking for Encouragement?
Charlotte Leadership Summit is offering a new podcast, the Atlas Leadership Podcast, for those in leadership - whether it is in a nonprofit or business setting.  This week's podcast features Leighton Ford, author, social activist, leader, communicator, and mentor, who was singled out by Time Magazine as "among the most influential preachers of an active Gospel," and is the Founding President of Leighton Ford Ministries. He joins the Atlas Leadership Podcast to encourage the tired leader and share wisdom from previous storms he has weathered through his more than 40 years of leadership.


Praise...

Praise for the opportunity to worship together on-campus once again! Almost 300 people were able to worship in-person on Sunday in 2 services - if you would like to come this Sunday you can register here after 12pm tomorrow.


Praise for our Carmel Students who served the Lumberton community still recovering from hurricanes in 2018. They will return July 18 to continue serving the 1,000 households still needing major work.



Carmel Online Opportunities
Highlights below. Complete calendar   here .

Wednesday (July 8)
Thursday (July 9)
Sunday (July 12)
Wednesday (July 15)
  • 6:30pm Midweek for CarmelKidz 

If you are interested in an online small group, please let us know here.


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