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Resurrection Weekend Schedule

Friday, April 18 - Good Friday Worship Services at 6:00 and 7:30pm (Tickets are required)
Saturday, April 19 - Worship Service at 5:00pm 
Sunday, April 20 - Worship Services at 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00am  
                           Discipleship Communities will not meet

NOTE: On Friday, April 18, the church offices will be closed. The church campus will be closed on Saturday, April 19, and the campus will close following morning worship on Sunday April 20.

 

New Hope Begins at Resurrection

We celebrate our invitation to new life in Christ through His resurrection as we worship on Resurrection Weekend. Because of the sacrificial death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, hope is very much alive for you, those Nearest, your Neighbors and the Nations. Join us at one of our four Resurrection Weekend services Saturday, April 19 at 5:00pm or Sunday, April 20 at 8:00, 9:30 or 11:00am. Discipleship Communities will not meet on Sunday, April 20. On Saturday, children birth - TK will go to age appropriate rooms for the Resurrection story and activities.  On Sunday, children birth - TK will go to their regular Sunday morning rooms for the Resurrection story and activities.

 

Good Friday Night of Worship

A service reflecting on the suffering and death of Jesus Christ

NOTE: AT THIS TIME ALL TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT HAVE BEEN CLAIMED. 

The Good Friday worship experience is a solemn, somber time as we remember Christ’s final hours and the agony of the cross. The service includes the observance of the Lord’s Supper and moments of meditation and silence. Join us for this time of remembrance at 6:00 or 7:30pm on Good Friday, April 18 in the Uptown Auditorium. Childcare is available birth to 5 years at the 6:00pm service only.  Due to limited seating, this is a ticketed event. 

 

Table Talk

Talking about the ideas in Sunday's message helps us learn and apply God's Truth. Click here for questions to discuss with family and friends.

 

New Wednesday Night Adult Classes Begin April 23

Parenting on Purpose - Pastor Jay Hancock and his wife, Jody, will lead this four-part Wednesday night series designed to give you a foundation for biblical parenting and to help you raise responsible children. The class meets on April 23 and 30, May 14 and 21. There is no charge. Registration is preferred but not required. Register online here

5 Love Languages - Are you sometimes baffled that your good intentions aren't received as such by your spouse?  Perhaps you're "speaking" different love languages. Wouldn't it be helpful to know what love language your spouse can hear? Join Pastor Patrick McCrory and his wife, Shannon, as they share how their marriage has been enriched by speaking each other's language.

Cost: $15 per book; $5 per person if you have the book. Childcare is available by reservation. Registration is required. Register online here.

 

Preschool Summer Camps & Mothers Morning Out

Preschoolers are invited to join us for fun experiences this summer! Summer Day Camps offer a single morning day camp experience where activities are focused around a particular theme. Camp times are 9:30- noon. Stop by the Preschool desk for more details. Camps are designed for children currently in three year old classrooms through completed kindergarten.  Mothers Morning Out (MMO) is for preschoolers 6 weeks through completed kindergarten.  This is a 5 week program during the month of July on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30am - 1:00pm. You may register online here. Please call the preschool office if you have questions.

 

Children's Camp

Our terrific summer children’s camp for current 3rd-6th graders is set for July 13-18 at Look Up Lodge in Travelers Rest, SC!  CarmelKidz will taste college life and develop life-long friendships with their peers and faculty (our own CarmelKidz leadership) as they enroll in “University of Genesis - Established Since the Beginning”. The CarmelKidz Ministry developed this unique and intense curriculum to equip the next generation with a solid foundation based on Genesis 1-11. Space is limited and filling fast.  Click here to register!

 

Amazing Journey Back to Bible Times

Carmel’s Preschool and Children's Ministries are planning an Amazing Journey Back to Bible Times for current 3 year olds to 2nd graders on June 23-26 from 9:00am to noon each day. Through hands-on learning experiences, our preschoolers and lower elementary school kids will discover Amazing Jesus as they follow His steps. But we need you, adults and students, to give your time and talents showing our children our Amazing Jesus. To learn more, come to the Amazing Journey Back to Bible Times Training and Info meeting on Tuesday, April 29. For information about this Preschool Ministry opportunity, contact Debbie Vanhoy (); for school age children, contact Sean Lee ().

 

Ecamp for Students

Register now for Ecamp for Middle School and High School students! Join us July 14 -18 in Myrtle Beach, SC. The focus will be on how we can "Kapture" the purpose of the Gospel and live out our potential in Jesus. Cost:$350. Register early at carmelstudents.org.

 

New to Carmel? "The Bridge" is for you

"The Bridge" is a Sunday morning class for those who are new to Carmel and are interested in learning more about the Bible and how to get connected at Carmel. The class consists of five sessions taught by Pastor Jay Hancock and meets at 9:30am in A243. The first session kicks off Sunday, April 27. Come as you are and join in any Sunday. Learn more about "The Bridge" at the NextStep Reception or any Welcome Desk.

 

Take the Next Step

What is next for you at Carmel? You might want to

  • Learn more about Carmel
  • Join a Discipleship Community
  • Investigate membership
  • Find an in-depth Bible study

You are invited to stop by the NextStep Reception after the worship service to talk with someone. Ask about the NextStep class on Wednesdays, April 23 & 30, from 6:15pm - 7:30pm. Attending this class is a requirement for membership and a great place to discover your next step at Carmel. Click here to learn more and to register for the NextStep class.  

 

ROCsports Announcement

Pastor Alex made an announcement in worship about the Elders' decision to phase out Carmel's ROCsports ministry. Read a letter from the Elders here.

 

Carmel Community

Carmel Community is the place where you can find phone numbers and email addresses for Carmel Baptist members and attenders. It is an online version of the old church directory - much improved. This is a secure site where you can easily search for contact information for members of the Carmel Family. Plus, in Carmel Community it’s easy to update your church records with a new phone number, email address or a family photo! In addition to serving as an online directory, Carmel Community also provides event registration and online giving options. It is a one-stop-shop! Check it out here

 

Carmel Email

You can sign up to receive emails from Carmel, one from Pastor Alex, the Carmel ENews with updates about the latest events, Table Talk and occasional special updates. To receive Carmel Email, please complete this form.

 

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Wednesday Night, April 16

There is no Family Night Supper and no activities this week due to Spring Break.