And, we hope, neither will you. Or your friends. We're so excited about what's ahead.
Our team has been working very hard to ready things for an incredible September. Funday Sunday hits our Barrie campus this weekend and Orillia campus on September 18th. Plus, we've designed the weekend services to be incredible experiences for you and your friends. So bring the whole crew.
We wrap up Andy Stanley's great series, Listen and Learn in Orillia and launch a brand new series called Church…Not My Thing in Barrie. Church…Not My Thing is the perfect series for your friends who have mixed reviews on God and really aren't into church. We'll address their concerns head on. We know many of you have been praying for three friends over the last month. Why not invite one of them this weekend?
In addition, this Sunday is a great opportunity to introduce your kids to their new small group leader for the coming year. And, if you have a grade 6-8 kid, Transit, our brand new junior high environment, launches this month. (Told you our team of staff and volunteers have been working hard).
All of this is designed to help fulfil our vision to be a church that unchurched people love to attend and to lead people (including your entire family) into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
Here are the details for the weekend. Can't wait to see you!
Barrie | Galaxy Cinema – 72 Commerce Park Dr. Barrie | 8.30 & 10.00am
It's Funday Sunday at our Barrie Campus this Sunday (Orillia, your turn is next week!) If you have kids, they are going to love it! Do you know a family you have been waiting for the perfect time to invite to Connexus? This is it! FunDay SunDay is the launch of the fall programs in our children's environments. We'll have bouncy castles, magic tricks, face painting, a fish pond and even cotton candy!
Church…Not My Thing :: Part 1 – My Story (Carey Nieuwhof)
So you’re not a fan of church. It’s a little irrelevant, hypocritical and probably not that necessary anyway. Some of you have been hurt by church – others are just indifferent. You can believe in God without going to church, right? But what if you discovered that there’s more to church than you thought? Something that might even change your life for the better?
Orillia Campus |Galaxy Cinema – 865 West Ridge Blvd. Orillia | 8.30 & 10.00am (Children’s programs offered at 10.00am)
Listen and Learn :: Part 3 – Listen UP! (Andy Stanley)
Isn’t it odd that we even have to talk about listening to God? If you believe that God created everything, then you have to believe that God created communication, which would lead to the assumption that God is the best communicator. So, why is it sometimes so hard to hear him speak? What if the issue isn’t whether or not God is speaking, but whether or not you are in the right position to hear him?
As we head into Sunday, we'll be praying for you!