WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENT

SPECIAL NOTICE WIND CHILL SUNDAY AT SERVICE TIME IS GOING TO BE WELL UNDER 40 DEGREES, AS WELL AS REGULAR TEMP OF ONLY 35 DEGREES-SO SERVICE WILL BE AT FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF DECATUR IN THE CHAPEL 601 West Ponce de Leon Decatur, GA 30030.  Bring a dish to pass and we will eat lunch in the fellowship hall after service.

The Purpose of Christmas Mythology

Sermon for December 29, 2019 (First Sunday after Christmas)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “The Purpose of Christmas Mythology” (Matthew 2:13-23)

From the Gospel of Matthew: vs.18 “A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more.”


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The Purpose of Christmas Mythology (Podcast)

Sermon for December 29, 2019 (First Sunday after Christmas)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “The Purpose of Christmas Mythology” (Matthew 2:13-23)

From the Gospel of Matthew: vs.18 “A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more.”

Words of Affirmation

Advent Week 4 LoveSermon for December 22, 2019 (Fourth Sunday of Advent: LOVE)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Alyce Keener, Vicar

Today’s Message: “Words of Affirmation” (Matthew 5:1-12)

Micah 6:8 “But God’s already made it plain how to live, what to do, what God is looking for in men and women. It’s quite simple: Do what is fair and just to your neighbor, be compassionate and loyal in your love, And don’t take yourself too seriously—take God seriously.”


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Words of Affirmation (Podcast)

Sermon for December 22, 2019 (Fourth Sunday of Advent: LOVE)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Alyce Keener, Vicar

Today’s Message: “Words of Affirmation” (Matthew 5:1-12)

Micah 6:8 “But God’s already made it plain how to live, what to do, what God is looking for in men and women. It’s quite simple: Do what is fair and just to your neighbor, be compassionate and loyal in your love, And don’t take yourself too seriously—take God seriously.”

This Week’s Message

THE MESSAGE OF GENTLE SPIRIT CHRISTIAN CHURCH FOR CHRISTMAS EVE
Please join First Christian Church of Decatur and GSCC for  worship Christmas Eve.  There will be 2 services the first at 6pm and the traditional candle light service at 11pm,

Special Music at both services.  Pastor Paul and Pastor James will offer a “bar stool” mediation for Christmas at both services.  This is a conversation you won’t want to miss.

Service will take place in the main Sanctuary at First Christian Church of Decatur 601 West Ponce de Leon Decatur, Georgia 30030

Welcome to the New Week“Friend, don’t go along with evil. Model the good. The person who does good does God’s work. The person who does evil falsifies God, doesn’t know the first thing about God.”  3 John 11 (MSG)

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

SPECIAL NOTICE WIND CHILL SUNDAY AT SERVICE TIME IS GOING TO BE WELL UNDER 40 DEGREES WITH HEAVY RAIN-SO SERVICE WILL BE AT FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF DECATUR IN THE CHAPEL 601 West Ponce de Leon Decatur, GA 30030.  Bring a dish to pass and we will JOIN with First Christian Church for a potluck holiday lunch and fellowship after service.

Acts of Service

Advent Week 3 PeaceSermon for December 15, 2019 (Third Sunday of Advent: JOY)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Acts of Service” (Matthew 20:20-28)

From the Gospel of Matthew: vs.27 “Whoever wants to be great must become a servant. Whoever wants to be first among you must be your slave.”


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