September 1, 2020

Why Pray?

Last week during our Online Prayer Gathering, Pastor Alex shared his heart, reminding us why we pray (based on John 15). If you missed it, watch the video below and be encouraged to ABIDE with the Lord in prayer.  

Pastor Alex also announced the NEW day and time for our weekly online prayer gathering - Wednesdays from 7:00-7:30am. Join us live online OR if that time does not work for you, stream it 
via Carmel's YouTube channel.  Tomorrow Pastor Alex leads us through an encouraging time of praying through Hebrews 10:23-25. Be sure to join us!

For a printable resource reminding us why we pray, click here.

Why Pray
Why Pray


On-Campus Worship Requirements
If you plan to worship on-campus on Sundays, please note:
  • Registration is necessary. This ensures we do not exceed our reduced capacity and everyone has a seat. 
  • Masks are required and need to cover both mouth and nose. If you are not able to wear a mask while inside Carmel, please continue to worship online from home. NOTE: Children 5 years and younger will not be required to wear a mask. 
Fall Groups Kick Off Soon!
Sign up NOW! Men's, Women's and Care groups will begin soon! Register today to join a group. Details here
Join Us for this Online Event
Healthy marriages do not happen by accident. They require work and dedication. Carmel couples are invited to Marriage Night - an online event hosted by RightNow Media. Tune in live on September 12 OR catch the broadcast at your convenience - available on demand for 1 month. Click here for details and to register for this online event ($15 per couple). 
Thursday - Special Needs Planning Seminar
JOY Ministry is hosting a planning seminar this Thursday, September 3 at 12pm, for those with older/adult special needs children.  During this seminar we will answer questions about how to plan for your adult special needs child after you are gone. Click here for more information and the registration link.


Praise for the E3, Crossroads, and Home Educators groups for helping with the Luaus at Carrington Place in August! Although we couldn't see our dear friends in person, at least we got to help brighten their day!

Missed out but want a chance to help again? We are helping with September's Western Parties starting next week! Sign up here for a chance to encourage our sweet neighbors at Carrington Place feeling isolation and loneliness like never before. 

Praise for our Preschool Ministry's NEW lesson series focused on Creation. If you have a preschooler and have not yet picked up a My Creation Book kit, stop by the Main Welcome Desk anytime between 10am and 2pm Monday-Thursday to do so. Also, tune in at 8:30 Sunday morning to catch Miss Nicole's lesson via Facebook Live!

Praise for Ben Crawford, celebrating 10 years on staff at Carmel.  Ben has been married to his wife, Jen, for 21 years and is dad to Lydia, Jay and Isaiah. We are grateful for how Ben and our whole media team support and execute Sunday mornings with excellence - along with a whole variety of other media needs throughout the week for other ministry happenings.

Online Opportunities
Highlights below. Complete calendar here.

Let's pray together! 
Join us tomorrow as we pray through Hebrews 10:23-25

stream LIVE from 7:00 - 7:30am


stream LATER on YouTube


Sunday, September 6 

Jesus is Better than Angels 

(Hebrews 1:4-14) 


Tune in beginning at 9:15 for the Virtual Gathering Space.


*Note: We will be celebrating the Lord's Supper this Sunday

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