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Week of March 21, 2021
TO SERVE WITH LOVE
Have you ever gotten a handshake from someone and their cologne stayed with you throughout the day?

In the same manner, Christians should have that type of effect on the people with whom they come in contact. We should leave a strong and lasting impression upon them. It should be an aroma of Christ.

This happens when we live an authentic Christian life. A life centered around being a selfless servant. The life Christ calls us to. One that is encouraging, uplifting and inspiring. A life that is powerful, pleasing and productive. Powerful enough to break the strongholds of sin. Pleasing enough for God’s approval. Productive enough to change lives for the better.

A life dedicated to serving God and others with the same love and compassion Jesus showed and gave to a world unworthy and undeserving. A love willing to serve whosoever was willing to come, willing to be healed and willing to be saved.

There is nothing in this world that can match a heart that is loving and faithfully ready to serve God and his fellow man. Christians are called, challenged, and expected to have nothing less than this type of heart.

Every Christian’s duty is to serve and to serve with love. For if you are indeed the fragrance of Christ, you are living like Christ, for “just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” (Matt. 20:28)

May God grant us all a servant’s heart full of love, hope and peace!

In love
Bro Craigwell
Elders
Leon Cort
Mark Craigwell
Martin Samuel
Minister
Mark Craigwell

Assistant Minister
Denver Simmons
Deacons
Raleigh Gallington
Anthony Johnson
Gregory Johnson
Carlfred Malcolm
Albert Martin, Jr.
Walter Maxwell
Richard Meuse
Barry Person
Jason Reid
James Wade, Sr.
News & Notes
Congregational Survey: As we prepare to return to in-person services and classes at the building, we are asking all members to complete a survey to help us assess the needs and concerns of all members as we prepare to take this step. Click the following link to complete the survey:
Children’s Classes will resume on Sunday, March 28th via zoom from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. each week. Students and teachers will access their “classrooms” via the following Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86159080656?pwd=cGFwWi9LQUpBT05xUDBBSVF5RHlTUT09

Meeting ID: 861 5908 0656
Passcode: 733792
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Meeting ID: 861 5908 0656

The Tender Lambs and Peacemakers children’s classes will meet via separate Zoom links as follows:
  • The Tender Lambs class, taught by Sis. Samantha Reid, will continue using the link they have been using for the time being (see Remote Class Info below for connection information). 
  • The Peacemakers class, taught by Sis. Pam Alexander and Sis. Caroline Myers will continue their Saturday meetings via the Zoom link they are currently using (contact Sis. Pam Alexander for connection information.
While we wish we were celebrating in person, COVID had other plans. Please save the date and join our Virtual wedding ceremony.
Molly and Marcus are registered at Target and Amazon
TextAlertz: If you are signed up to receive church text blasts via textalertz, but have stopped receiving the blasts, please email Sis. Gallington at ggallington@gmail.com so she can troubleshoot the issue.

Please keep us updated: Please keep us apprised of any changes to your address, phone number and email address so that we can maintain an accurate database of member information. Please notify Sis Nagarajah at enagarajah@gmail.com or Sis Gallington at ggallington@gmail.com of any changes to your contact information.

Don't Miss Out! Please scroll through the entire e-bulletin each week to be certain not to miss any important announcements or links. Many items are repeated each week, but there are also new announcements that you'll miss if you don't scroll through the entire bulletin.

See the following sections below for new/updated announcements.
  • Latest on COVID-19 - Vaccine available for Phase 1 and those 65 & older
  • Ladies Take Note
  • Glass City CoC Ladies' Inspiration Day (via Zoom), 3/27 @10am
  • Current and Upcoming Events -
  • Communion Supplies Distribution
  • March Community Outreach
  • Housing Lottery for first-time homebuyers
  • Eversource Job Opportunities
  • Sojourner House Job Opportunities
  • New England Lectureship - Save the Date
  • Youth & Family Ministry
  • College search info for high school students
Midweek Bible Study
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
The Fragrance of Our Ministry
Part 1 - Ministers of a New Covenant
(2 Corinthians 3:1-18)
via freeconferencecall.com
(See remote class schedule below for connection info and link)
Worship Service Schedule

Sunday Morning Worship is via livestream on YouTube Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m.

Only the media team and those brothers on the order of service will be onsite at the church building for worship service each Sunday. All others are encouraged to join us at 11 a.m. for the livestream on our YouTube channel (link below)

Giving: We encourage members to continue using e-giving via the Paypal link on the church website, or to mail their offerings to the church building. Use the following link to access e-giving:
 
Use the link below to join us for our worship livestream on Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m. 
Current & Upcoming Events
Use these links for more information:
Click here for more information
Click here for application
Important Links
Latest on COVID-19
COVID-19: Although COVID numbers are going down in Massachusetts, please continue to exercise vigilance in observing recommended safety protocols, e.g., wash your hands frequently, wear a mask whenever you are around people who are not part of your immediate household, in both public and private settings, do not travel unless absolutely necessary, keep your distance, and self-quarantine for the recommended amount of time if you contract or are exposed to COVID-19. Although there is light at the end of the tunnel with the roll out of multiple vaccines, for now, the pandemic rages on, and it is not time to relax our vigilance in limiting its spread.
Reminder: Please remember that cloth face masks or coverings are required in all public places, including for outdoor activities. Please also remember to launder your cloth facemasks and/or coverings regularly, wash your hands frequently, and practice social distancing.
Remote Class Schedule
REMINDER: Please remember to mute your phone or computer when joining any of the above conference calls to avoid interrupting the class or service you are entering, particularly if you are joining the call after the event has started.
Prayer Requests
Click here to donate funds via the congregation's e-giving link. To earmark your donation for Community Outreach, please let Bro. Gallington know via email at mrcg13@hotmail.com so that he can properly allocate the funds to Community Outreach.
Couples Ministry
No announcements at this time.
Ladies Take Note
Click here to register
Click here to download flier
Mature in Heart Ministry
Men Take Note
No announcements at this time.
New England Lectureship
Retention Ministry
The next Retention Ministry meeting will be via Zoom. Date and time TBA.
Support Groups
Young Adult Ministry (YAM)
Youth & Family Ministry
Calendar: March 2021
Special Events
3/20 - Cort/Odima Wedding, 3pm (see above for details)
3/27 - Community Outreach, 10am
3/27 - Glass City Church of Christ Ladies' Inspiration Day (via Zoom) 10am
3/27 - Communion Supplies Distribution, 12 noon
Ministry Meetings - Please contact your ministry coordinator for remote meeting schedules.
Weekly Events - ALL SERVICES, CLASSES, & MEETINGS NORMALLY HELD AT THE CHURCH BUILDING ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, except as noted below:
  • Sunday Bible Class (all ages) See above for connection info and times for individual classes.
  • Sunday Worship Service 11:00 am. via livestream on YouTube. See above for details.
  • Evening Worship Service, 5pm (1st Sunday of the month)
  • Spiritual Development Class 5pm (2nd Sunday of the month)
  • Men's/Women's Classes, 5pm (4th Sunday of the month)
  • Young Adult Ministry (2nd Sunday of the month at 6pm) VIA ZOOM
  • Mature in Heart Women's Prayer (Tuesdays @ 10:30am) VIA TELECONFERENCE (connection info above)
  • Prayer Meeting (Tuesdays @ 7pm) VIA TELECONFERENCE (connection info above)
  • Mid-Week Bible Study (Wednesdays @ 6:30pm) VIA TELECONFERENCE (connection info above)
  • Congregational Song Practice, 3rd Wed. 6:30pm
  • Mature in Heart Quilting (Thursdays 10:30-12)
  • Healing Hearts (Thursdays @6:15pm) VIA ZOOM
  • Choral Group Rehearsal (Thursdays @ 7pm)
  • Couple's Ministry (Fridays @ 7 pm)
  • Women's Prayer (Saturdays 9:30am) VIA TELECONFERENCE (Connection info above)
  • Ministers/Elders/Deacons Wives Meeting, (3rd Saturday @10 am) VIA ZOOM
  • Women's Saturday Bible Study (4th Saturday @ 10:30am)

Please note that there are no evening services or classes on the 3rd or 5th Sundays of the month.
Plan of Salvation
Church of Christ in Roxbury
81 Walnut Avenue
Roxbury, MA 02119
617-442-5826