A Note from Pastor Randy
Amazing Grace
As we continue in our summer series, we celebrated amazing grace by looking at Gideon. God calls ordinary people to do extraordinary things…even if they are scared or feel weak. God works for His glory through them. We are all, in a sense, weak and need to realize that apart from Christ we can do nothing. (John 15) We continue the story of Gideon this week in Judges 7. God will prove He is in total control and on Gideon’s side as He delivers victory for His children. God does the same for us…we have victory… and like Gideon and the people of God, they didn’t have to fight. God delivered. If only we could see we have VICTORY and not have to fight for it, how much more peaceful and joyful life could be. WE HAVE VICTORY THROUGH JESUS!! We have victory over sin, the devil, and death! 1 Corinthians 15:56-58 Walk in victory, church!
 
KICKBALL KICK OFF
Come get your kick on starting this week September 20 at 3:00pm! Teams are being formed and you have until this Thursday to sign up. This week we will have some snacks afterward to have some fellowship with your family! What a great way to invite other families to join in a very safe, social distanced atmosphere! Please use your social media to push kickball this week. See you Sunday at church and the lawn off the patio for a great time. I look forward to it! It is ON!
 
I MISS EVERYONE…… ENOUGH SAID. Hope to see more coming in the weeks ahead.
 
I love you family,
Randy
Churchwide Announcements
Deacon Nominations, August 30—September 27
We have the wonderful opportunity as a church to choose a group of men to serve as deacons. With this opportunity comes the tremendous responsibility of making sure that the men who serve are called by God to do so and meet the biblical qualifications found in Acts 6:3 and 1 Timothy 3:8-13.

The by-laws state that men who are at least 21 years of age and who have been an active member of the church for at least one year are eligible to be nominated. A list of these men is available to help you in making your choices. Contact the church office for a list of these men by emailing contact@libertypark.org. Please choose eight men from the list and use the form at www.libertypark.org/deaconelections to submit your nominations.

Because the office of deacon is so vital to the health of the church, we urge you to make your choices not on the basis of popularity or any other superficial criteria, but rather on the basis of God’s guidance through prayer and Scripture. We ask, therefore, that you spend time praying diligently about your choices and examining the qualifications found in the two passages mentioned above.

Every individual who is a member of The Church at Liberty Park may submit a nomination form, and all church members are encouraged to participate in this process. Please complete the form online or come by the church office to fill one out. To submit your nominations, click here. We will conclude the nomination process the last Sunday in September.

Thank you for participating in this important decision affecting the life of our church.

David Wright
Chairman of Deacons
Reservations for Sunday Morning Worship Services, September 20
Reservations for our On-Campus Worship Services for Sunday, September 20 are now open. We will offer two worship services this Sunday - one at 9:00am and one at 10:30am. To make your reservations for this Sunday, September 20, click here (www.libertypark.org/reservations).

***PLEASE NOTE*** Our preschool, children's, and student Bible Study Groups will meet at 10:30am. At this time, we are only able to offer childcare during our 10:30am worship service. If you do not need childcare, please consider attending our 9:00am worship service to make room for our families with preschoolers and children at 10:30am.
Help Needed in Liberty Pals
Liberty Pals Enrichment Center is looking to update our current substitute teacher list. If you would be interested in this ministry opportunity to help us, please complete the application found here and return it to us as soon as possible. All subs must complete the necessary paperwork, pass a simple background check, and provide us with a copy of your current driver license and social security card. We would be excited to have you join our family of wonderful subs! If you have any questions, please contact Kari Burr at kari.burr@libertypark.org or 205-969-1245.
Sunday Services - Livestreaming on YouTube
You are still be able join us from the comfort of your home by logging onto the YouTube streaming service! Click here to join us and subscribe to our YouTube channel or check social media for updates.

You can also follow along with the sermon notes at libertypark.org/notes
How Can I Stay Informed?
We will update you regularly through the following channels:

Serve & Grow
Let’s Read the Bible Together
As we walk through this pandemic, we encourage you to join us as we take a break from the news and noise each day to focus our hearts on Jesus by reading through books of the Bible together, one chapter a day. #TCLPreadsHebrews

Our readings for this week are:
  • Wednesday, September 16 - Hebrews 11
  • Thursday, September 17 - Hebrews 12
  • Friday, September 18 - Hebrews 13
  • Saturday, September 19 - Review/Catch Up
  • Sunday, September 20 - Worship with TCLP
  • Monday, September 21 - James 1
  • Tuesday, September 22 - James 2
  • Wednesday, September 23 - James 3

To view short video devotions, given by staff and church members, on the daily readings, click here.
Prayer List
Everyone can participate by praying! The prayer list is always available to view on the church website. The password is pray. You can submit requests through this simple form, or you can email Carol.

And please send us updates! We love to praise the Lord for answered prayer and continue to rejoice and pray with you.
Children & Student Ministry Updates
Last Chance!
Pastor Randy's Kickball League
Children aged 3 years-5th grade are invited to join Pastor Randy's Kickball League. It will take place on Sunday afternoons beginning on September 20. They will play for five weeks. Sign up today at www.libertypark.org/kickball

Last day to sign up is tomorrow, Thursday, September 17.
Student Ministry Updates
Tonight, Wednesday, September 9, 6:00-7:15pm, the middle school students will meet at the church. We will plan to stay outside unless it rains. We will have a snack for the students. 

The high school students will meet on Sunday, September 20, from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Bailey home. We will have a snack for the students.

On Sunday September 20, we are planning to continue with Sunday school for middle school and high school students. We will have Sunday school at 10:30am outside under the pergola. This fall we will be going through the book of James.

For more information, please contact Pastor Clint Barthel at clint.barthel@libertypark.org or call the church at 205-969-1236.
Children's Ministry Updates
Sunday, October 4 at 6:30pm is our next Family Worship Night! Since we can’t have our weekly Kids Own Worship on Sunday mornings, we want you and your kids to come be part of this special night. We’ll meet in the Sanctuary so we can social distance, but the plan will be just like Kids Worship downstairs. We’ll play games, sing our songs, and I’ll teach a Bible lesson at the end. After we’re finished, we’ll have a shaved ice truck in the parking lot. This will be a fun night for you to worship with your kids and meet some new families. Please make plans to join us!
Giving Reminders
Your Generosity Helps to Continue Our Mission
Thank you for your support of The Church at Liberty Park. Your generosity helps us continue our mission of glorifying God and making disciples by inviting our community to enjoy fulfilling lives in Christ. Below are a few reminders about giving options.
  • Give Online: www.libertypark.org/give
  • Text to Give: Text TCLP to 73256 to give using your text messaging. Standard text messaging rates may apply.
  • Give by Check: Please make checks payable to: The Church at Liberty Park and mail to: 12001 Liberty Parkway, Vestavia Hills, AL 35242.
Offerings Received
Offerings Received
  • September 1-14, 2020 - $43,176
  • September 2019 - $82,103

  • YTD 2020 - $862,899
  • YTD 2019 - $860,845
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