2020 Vision

Can you believe the 2020s are here? The new decade invites us to sharpen our focus—to recover twenty-twenty vision! It’s all too easy, given our fast-paced lives cluttered with distractions, to lose focus, let our vision blur, and even lose our way.  As we embark upon the new decade, our first series is designed to refresh our focus on our vision.

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Baptism and First Communion 2019

Join us in celebration for those who recently were baptized or received First Communion.

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The Struggle of Giving

by Erica & Mark DiBella

Astros World Series tickets. The iPhone 11 or is it 12 now? That upgrade to our house. That new car. Just a few of the things we’ve convinced ourselves that we need. Time after time we confuse desires with necessities, convincing ourselves that what we want is what we need. 

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Stock Giving

Did you know estimates show that ministries receive up to 95% of their charitable receipts through gifts of cash, yet 90% of the wealth held in America is in some form of non-cash, often highly appreciated assets?

 

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Advent Reflection: Joy to the World

Miles Davis said, "In music, silence is more important than sound." If that is true for people, think of what God can do. Think of what God has done. There were four hundred years of silence and then came the baby's cry with a host of angels. What a chorus.

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Advent Reflection: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Advent Reflection: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

by Claire Berger & Linc Ashby

This coming Sunday we will sing, "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel." The simple song full of complex emotions matches, in a way, what can be an emotionally complex time of year. We rejoice with songs and gifts and twinkling lights and warm, peppermint beverages. And we also long for Christ to come again and make the broken whole; the longing made all the more acute with the expectations that come with the lights and the peppermint.

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GIVING TUESDAY 2019 THANK YOU!

The results of Giving Tuesday are in and I am delighted to report that you gave just over $260,000. Generous donors matched $100,000 of your gifts for a total of over $360,000.

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Advent Reflection: Come Thou Long Expected Jesus

Before the angels sang to announce to birth of the King Jesus, there were four hundred years of silence. The nation of Israel was no stranger to waiting, to looking, to longing for God to make the broken pieces whole. They had heard from the prophet Malachai that a Messiah would come. And then their history of God speaking was punctuated with four hundred years of silence. 

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Giving Tuesday 2019

Dear City Church friend,

City Church has a great opportunity tomorrow on Giving Tuesday.

Two generous donors have agreed to match up to $100,000 of all donations received by City Church during Giving Tuesday. This is a great way to DOUBLE your gift to City Church.

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Sign Up for New Seminar On November 16

I'm very excited about a new offering from City Church designed to balance practical approaches to money with the theological truth of what money means for our lives.

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