Advent Reflection: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
December 11, 2019

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!
December 05, 2019

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
December 04, 2019

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
December 02, 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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Open-Handed Living
October 31, 2019

When do you find another person's character most attractive? Isn't it when you see them give of themselves freely to care for others? Our new series will explore this open-handed lifestyle born of the Christian Gospel.

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What God Forged in Lance Orton
October 17, 2019

A few years ago, an old college friend sent me a text: “Hey, do you still live in Houston? I’m driving through in an hour. Want to grab lunch?” Even though it had been nearly twenty years since we had seen one another, we didn’t miss a beat. We ended up getting together several times over the next few months, including on November 1, 2017 to watch the Astros win the World Series.

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Sara’s New Chapter at City Church
October 10, 2019

I was born and raised in Tyler, Texas, and I come from a blended family with five sisters. Growing up I was challenged to try new things and make my own choices, but most importantly I was taught what it looked like to follow Jesus. My family continued to encourage me to do just that as I headed to College Station to attend Texas A&M. I didn’t come from a long line of Aggies, but after one visit (really one visit to Kyle Field) I was sold. I was unsure what was ahead but excited to be a part of it.

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Your Invite Matters
October 03, 2019

Your Invite Matters

by Kyle Roquemore

I was born and raised in the church. I’ve always believed that God existed, but for a long time I had what I would call a "surface relationship" with him. I just never felt good enough. Some Christians seem to cruise through life without a care in the world. Well, that’s not me. 

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Welcome Sara McDonald
September 30, 2019

I hope that you have had the chance to meet Sara McDonald, our new City Kids coordinator. Sara joined the City Church staff at the beginning of September and will lead our children's ministry. 

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City Youth Middle School Fall Retreat Recap
September 30, 2019

The City Youth middle schoolers just got back from a great weekend retreat at Pine Cove Silverado in Columbus, TX.

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