May 2022 Newsletter



We had our first softball night of the year! It's a fan favorite so if you missed it be sure to join us for the next one coming up this summer!


 

Upcoming Events

Vespers

  • May 13 // 7:30 pm

  • Belong Room (Basement level in the new wing of the Collegedale Church)

Social Event

  • Picnic and Park Activity Day

  • May 21

  • Location TBD

  • Pack a picnic lunch and a swimsuit and join us for an afternoon of hammocks, paddle boards, and fellowship. Don't forget to bring a friend!

Sabbath School

  • Weekly // 10:30 am

  • Belong Room

  • Please note that on the first Sabbath of each month we will participate in outreach in lieu of discussion

Women's Group

  • Weekly // Wednesdays // 6:30 pm for dinner, 7:00 pm for Bible study

  • Location subject to change, monitor updates on Facebook and weekly newsletters

Men's Group

  • Weekly // Wednesdays // 8:00 pm

  • Focus room in the South Atrium of the Collegedale Church


 

Announcements

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Devotional Thought

God is Able

I went to a prayer conference last Sabbath hosted by Connect church featuring Pastor Rick and Cindy Mercer, who authored the book “Pray Big”. During the last session of Cindy’s testimony, she pointed out that Jesus specifically mentioned the word “ask” 7 times in the following verses: John 14:13-14, John 15:7 and 16, John 16:23-24 and 26.

John 14:14, “If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.”

Cindy said that one of the biggest reasons that people stop praying was that they did not believe God was able.

I resonated with Cindy’s comment and agreed with her. Surely, there are many good reasons we don’t prioritize prayers: busyness, distractions, insecurity, feeling unworthy,