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Support Hurricane Relief in Haiti

Last week Hurricane Matthew affected everyone in our church, our city and our entire region. While there was some major damage to our area, God providentially spared most of us from anything other than inconvenience.  However, for the nation of Haiti, that was not quite the case. They are in serious need of relief from the destruction brought forth by Hurricane Matth...

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Pastoral Thoughts on Recent Tragedies

The brokenness of our human depravity brings about injustices between one another, between people and races, and between authorities and those subject to their power. Tragedy brings out the deep realities that I pray we all get our hearts and minds around: To empathize and not only sympathize We must grieve with those who are grieving and enter into the pain of their los...

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Reaching Out Through Sports

This week's Sports Camp is almost over, but we are excited about the things God has done and will continue to do throughout the week! So far, we have seen God bring more than 50 different kids out to St. John's to learn about Jesus through sports. Here are some highlights from the week: Sports Skills Each day campers are given the choice between basketball and cheerlea...

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Sports Camp 2016

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Next week we will host a Sports Camp on the east side of Charleston. We are excited to partner with a ministry called Uncharted Waters, as well as Citadel Square Bpatist Church, St. John's Chapel, and Summer LINK Anderson for this week of outreach. Our vision for this year's Sports Camp is two-fold:  It allows us the opportunity for shared mission in the city with ...

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Remembering a Tragedy

Friday, June 17 is the anniversary of the tragic shooting at Emanuel AME church, where nine of our brothers and sisters in Christ were killed last year in an act of hatred. Together, we remember, mourn and lament with the victims' families and our city. One opportunity for us to remember together is the 1Charleston Prayer Gathering tonight at 6:30 pm. Our churc...

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SMI: South Africa

  Summer Medical Institute 2016 Medical Campus Outreach leads a yearly medical and dental trip overseas called Summer Medical Institute (SMI). Each trip serves as an opportunity to bring both medicine and the gospel to the underserved of the world. This year's clinic will be see each child at the Tshilidzini Special School in the Limpopo Province of South Afr...

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Thanksgiving Outreach: Serving the East Side

Join us in partnership with St. John's Chapel and several other local churches to serve the East Side community. We will be distributing meals and other items to those in need as part of the Thanksgiving Outreach known as Feeding the Multitude. Please bring unwanted, clean, and gently used clothes to be donated to the families in attendance. This will be an incredible oppo...

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VBS Update

Vacation Bible School As the week comes to a close, we wrap up this summer's Vacation Bible School. We have been blessed by a team from Crestview Baptist (GA) who, for the second year in a row, has traveled to serve alongside our Kids Ministry at Burns Elementary. This has afforded our church an opportunity to build community with fellow believers while laboring for the g...

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“What shall we say to these things?...”

“What shall we say to these things?...”  There is a groaning by which human words cannot utter of the grief and sorrow that comes with such deep pain over the tragedy in our city. Yet our sorrow is mingled with hope in knowing that only God can sovereignly work all these things together for our good and for His glory. (Romans 8:28) As Centerpoint Church ...

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A Call to Prayer for Emanuel AME Church

A Call to Prayer Our church is grieving over the tragic deaths that occurred on June 17 at Emanuel AME Church. Please join us in praying over this horrific tragedy. You can specifically pray for:  - Peace for Emmanuel AME Church and their members - Comfort for the victims' families and loved ones - Healing and reconciliation for o...

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