CBC Bulletin • December 29th, 2019

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8:00am & 11:00am Worship Services
Christmas In Heaven’s Mind

Today’s sermon concludes the 2019 Christmas preaching series under the theme “Christmas in Heaven’s Mind”. Pastor Elliott preaches “No Room” based on Luke 2:1-7. Having no room for Jesus is the world’s way but it 
must not be the believer’s way!

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A Note From the Pastor!
To our wonderful Church Family, the Incredible Body of Christ known as Calvary Bible Church:
Beth joins me in wishing & praying for each of you a Christ-honouring Christmas and a spiritually-advancing New Year!
 
Our single daughter Joanna, lives in downtown Toronto. She enjoys her work as a digital marketing analyst.  Our College student, son JD, has had a very good first semester at the Shepherd’s College in Wisconsin.  He is majoring in technology. God is good.
 
Often persons from away from the Bahamas ask us what it’s like to live here. Our answer is always the same:  “The country is beautiful but the people are better!”  It’s true we have met some exceptional Bahamians and we will continue to do so.
 
Thank you all for your consistently loving & generous support, care & prayers. Each means so very much to us. We know that we are loved; we hope that you know that you are loved by us too!
 
May we yield & obey, witness & pray, give & progress and serve & love as the Lord spares life in the new year of 2020!
 
With Jesus’ love,
Pastor Rob and Beth 
Philippians 1:2-6 and 1 Timothy 1:5
 
Ministry Matters
New Year’s Eve – Tuesday, December 31st
Watchnight Service • 10:30PM
 
MiniChurches
You may still register for the new MiniChurch year beginning on January 12th with a new study in 1, 2 & 3 John taught by Tony Evans. Registration forms are available on the foyer table.
 
Reopenings in 2020!
• Men’s Fraternity resumes in early January. Men are still welcome to join in the new year!
• Ladies Saturday morning Prayer meeting will resume in January.
• The Monday Night Prayer Meeting will begin on Jan. 6th.
• Cross Trainers will reopen on January 7th.
• Women’s Bible Study will resume on January 8th.
• The Precept Study group will resume on January 15th.
 
Family News
Happy Birthday Wishes to Richard Symonette, Sonia Saunders, Joel Higgs, Bessie Lightbourn – 29th, Bateman Bain, Isadelle Howells, Monalisa Rutherford, Mercie Rogers – 31st, Clement Foster, Jennifer Pearce – 1st, Hillarina Thompson, Clarice Rolle, Adam Wallace – 2nd, Michael Worrell, Christina Pearce, Makayla Kelly – 3rd, Sheila Tucker, Bianca Allen – 4th.
Happy Anniversary to Julian & Catherine Ysaguirre – 1st.
 
Christian Sympathy
Our deepest sympathy to Terry Fox and Patrice Symonette & family on the death of their father, Raymond Fox, on Sunday Dec. 22nd.
 
Thank You
Heartfelt thank you to all who called and prayed for my family and I during our time of bereavement and my recent health challenges. Special thanks to Friends Through Love for the well prepared meal. May God continue to bless you and yours. – Diana Lightbourne & Family
 
Housing Needed
An Abaco family relocating to Nassau is seeking a 2 bedroom home to rent as of January 11th. Please call the church office if you know of any availability.
 
Office Hours
The church office will be closed at 12:00noon on Tues., Dec. 31st and all day Wed., Jan. 1st.