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september

Fall has arrived and with it comes a rich array of opportunities to serve, learn, and grow together in faith. The best way to live out God’s plan for you is to jump right in. Below you’ll find details and links to help you get involved.

SUNDAY MORNINGS   

11:00 am on campus and live-streamed via Facebook or on our website; or on-demand via the website anytime. 

Intentional: Living Life with a Greater Purpose
What steps do you need to take to be more INTENTIONAL when it comes to your faith, relationships, and engagement with your home, work, and community?
September 4: “Intentional Faith,” Ephesians 2:1-10, Nate Glaze

Encounter: Discover life-changing moments
What made Jesus so compelling? Learn from first-person accounts what Jesus said or did to transform their lives. We’ll focus on the diversity of each encounter and how it can encourage us as we share the story of our journey with Jesus with others.
September 11: “ONE Event,” John 1:35-51
September 18: “John the Baptist,” John 1:15-34, 3:22-36, Doug Ingebretson 
September 25: “Mary,” John 2:1-12, Nate Glaze

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT BRIDGES

Men’s Breakfast – Saturday, September 10, 8:00 a.m., Café
It’s been way too long! It’s time to gather, engage, and share breakfast together once again. We believe now more than ever in recent history we need to be engaged for the Kingdom. Come to our re-launch to learn more about how you can get plugged in at Bridges. We’ll also have info about groups you can join, and details about our breakfast schedule for 2022-2023. $5 sugguest donation.    

Digital Bulletin
At Bridges, we want to provide constantly updated information that you can access from anywhere, anytime, so starting September 11 we will have a digital bulletin available. You will find QR codes and quick links posted on the pews, information both, coffee stands, etc. On our Digital Bulletin, you will find church updates, upcoming events, surveys, ministry opportunities, sermon notes, prayer requests, financial updates, and more. Find it here. Digital Bulletin 

ONE Event – Sunday, September 11
We come together as one family three times a year to engage in a joint multilingual, multicultural gathering where we celebrate the ONE who brings us together, Jesus. After the worship gathering, we stay for community. We have activities for all ages, food, and outdoor hang-out spaces where you can relax, enjoy, and connect with others at Bridges. 

Life Group Launch
Life Groups are central to our life together here at Bridges. They are the place where we grow and live out our mission in community. Fall is a great time to join a group and get plugged in. All groups launch in the second week of September. Check HERE for a full list of groups, plus info on four new groups. 

Jesus and Justice Collective – Sunday, September 18
Join us for a viewing and discussion of “The Danger of a Single Story,” a TED Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie from 2-3:30pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1301 Mowry Ave., Fremont. Register here   See the Flyer.  Questions? Contact Debbie.  

Looking for Ways to Serve?
Here is a glimpse of some of the open serving positions. For more details on where to serve check out our Serve page. 

– Worship, Tech and First Impressions
         Worship Team: All vocalists and instruments
         Tech: Audio techs, Projection operators, Camera operators
         First Impressions: Refreshment team members 

– Kids, Awana and Student Ministry
        Nursery-PreK-Special Needs: 2 adults 1x per month, 3 adults 2x per month
        Kindergarten-5th grades: 3 leaders 2x per month
        HSM/MSM: 4 leaders; all weekly on Sundays or Wednesdays
        Awana: 6 leaders, 1 secretary; all weekly on Thursdays 

Ways to Give
It is such a joy and a privilege to express our gratitude to God by giving tithes and offerings — and it’s easy! Give online at bridgescc.org/give. If you prefer in-person giving, look for the offering boxes located near each exit of the worship center.