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Sunday 7 August 2016
Welcome along to our 10am and 6:30pm services at 374 High Street, Motueka.

Senior Pastors Our prayer is that you experience the love, hope and joy only Jesus Christ can bring as we gather together and worship Him.

We are Alive!
Pastors Shane and Kathryn Murray


Welcome to Al!ve Church of Christ Motueka.
'Living and loving life through Jesus'

Good morning and welcome to church.

Martin Whyte will be looking at 1st Corinthians 2 verses 7 to 13 and speaking this morning about what it means to be purified in the Holy Spirit and its application to our daily walk.

Reminder that the first instalment in the Spiritual Formation Teaching Series begins at 3:30pm today at church in the Greenroom.
There is also an Open Heaven night service at our church at 6:30pm tonight.


Our Core Values
Alive Church of Christ Motueka:
* Glorify God through prayer and worship
* Passionately pursue God's presence
* Value the significance of family
* Believe in the restoration and equipping of all believers
* Creatively sow the good news of Jesus Christ locally, nationally and beyond


Our Vision
Alive Church of Christ Motueka:
"ALIVE Church of Christ exists to passionately proclaim the good news of Jesus.  Whoever receives this message of new life we will journey with them to a life that is made ALIVE through Jesus."


WHAT'S COMING UP?
Ps Josiah Burton 14th August
Ps Viv Liebezeit 21st August
AGM Meeting 21st August
Manifest Presence 24th-26th August
Father's Day service: Speaker Ps Graham Heslop 4th September

Prayer Gathering
Our 6:30 to 7:30am prayer gathering has now been moved to Thursday mornings.  Same format: 30 mins devotional time, 30 mins of corporate prayer.  All welcome.

Stay Connected
www.motuekacoc.org.nz

For weekly updates and church life information check out
www.facebook.com/alivechurchofchristmotueka

Missed a Sunday message?  Find it at
www.motuekacoc.org.nz/sermons

Spiritual Formation Teaching Series
"True knowledge of God and a true knowledge of oneself depends on one another." -- John Calvin

This course aims to help believers deepen their understanding of themselves and God through engagement with Scripture and a variety of Christian spiritual traditions, reflection on their own and others Spiritual journeys and the development of Spiritual practices for life and vocation.  Spiritual Formation is the necessary foundation that undergirds, matures and strengthens our walk with Jesus.

The Eight Topics that will be covered are:
1. Who is God to me & who am I to God - Sun 7th Aug 3:30pm
2. Becoming more like Christ - Sun 14th Aug 3:30pm
3. Embracing the gifts - Sat 20th Aug 7pm
4. Engaging the challenges - Sat 3rd Sept 7pm
5. Reflecting the glory of God - 11th Sept 3:30pm
6. Sharing brokenness - 18th Sept 3:30pm
7. Participating in the work of the Spirit - 25th Sept 3:30pm
8. Knowing our calling - 2nd Oct 3:30pm

This course is free and open to all aged 13yrs and above.  There will be optional course-related readings outside of the Sunday study and the book that supports the study 'Soul Purpose, Making a Difference in Life and Work' may be purchased for $xx.

Course begins 3:30pm 7th August - Each session will be 1 hour long.
Please register your interest with Pastor Shane a.s.a.p.

OPEN HEAVEN NIGHTS
The combined Churches of Motueka present 'Open Heaven Nights.'  We join in unity for prayer and worship on Sunday evenings.
1st Sunday of the month at Alive COC
2nd Sunday at Motueka Baptist
3rd Sunday at St. Thomas's Anglican
All welcome, 6:30 - 7:30pm

Next meeting, tonight at 6:30pm at our church, 374 High Street, Motueka.

Alive Guest Speakers for Term 3
Our emphasis for Term 3 will be...
Revealing Jesus
We are excited to announce three great guest speakers for Term 3!
These will be great opportunities to invite your friends and family and have Jesus powerfully revealed to them.
Lock and load these dates in your calendar.
14th August
Pastor Josiah Burton
Youth Pastor Annesbrook Church Nelson

21st August
Pastor Viv Liebezeit
Annesbrook Church Nelson

4th September (Father's Day)
Pastor Graham Heslop
Annesbrook Church Nelson


CONNECT GROUPS
Join today and start growing
Alive Connect Groups - Our 'Homes within a Home'

Alive Church is a large home made up of groups of people who hang out together either weekly or fortnightly.  These groups are our life groups, our 'Homes within a Home.'


CONNECT @ Bill and Ingrid A.
7:30pm every Wednesday - All welcome
26 Wharf Road, Riwaka


ALIVE YOUNG ADULTS @ Shane and Kathryn M.
7:30pm every Monday for people aged 18-30 years
2401 The Coastal Highway, Mariri


CONNECT @ Iron Men with Steve and Gary
All guys welcome 7:30pm every Wednesday
63 King Edward Street, Motueka


COFFEE WITH THE GIRLS with Rosalie & Anstiss
Meets fortnightly 10:30am at differing cafés
For more info text or call Rosalie xxx xxxxxxx or Ingrid xxx xxxxxxx


WEDNESDAY WORSHIP with Bill & Gill T.
A more traditional service for our senior saints meeting monthly.
Next service is on Wednesday 7th September 10am at church.
Note: Middle Wednesday of the month there is a social outing.


CONNECT @ Gary & Tina D.
Fortnightly 7:30pm Tuesdays, All welcome
96A Poole Street, Motueka


ZION YOUTH - Ps Carissa A.
7pm Tuesdays - For year 9 to 13 students
At church, in the auditorium


SUPERCHARGED - With Kyle S.
5:30pm - 7pm Fridays - For year 7 & 8 students
At church, in the hall - $2 entry

There is a place for you in one of our amazing Connect Groups.
Feel free to contact the church office for more information.


Notices:
* Church AGM
Hello church.  Our Annual General Meeting is on Sunday August 21st following our morning meeting and we encourage you all to stay on for this if you are able.  During this time we will look at reports from the various church departments and it is your opportunity to find out how things are going or ask questions if you need to!
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Our Pastoral Staff and Their Contact Details:
Senior Pastor: Shane and Kathryn Murray
shane@motuekacoc.org.nz
Shane's days at the church: Sunday to Thursday
Youth Pastor: Carissa Armstrong
carissa@motuekacoc.org.nz
Carissa's days at church: Sunday to Thursday
Church Administrator: Carissa Armstrong
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ALIVE CHURCH OF CHRIST MOTUEKA
374 High Street, Motueka, Tasman District 7120, New Zealand
Office Phone: 03 528 9795 Email: admin@motuekacoc.org.nz
The church's official website is at www.motuekacoc.org.nz and
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ALIVEChurchOfChristMotueka