Last weekend, several of you helped spread the gospel by serving in our New Movers’ Outreach program. I want to say THANK YOU to those of you who baked for our newest neighbors and to those of you who helped deliver the bags. The Post Office might not make Sunday deliveries, but you guys did!
We went to 44 doors. Forty of those are homes of people who are new to the community. Some had been here for several months, but commented that no other church had ever visited with them. Everyone seemed appreciative of a simple act of kindness. Four of the homes were those of recent visitors.
If we are going to be the church, we are going to busy ourselves with service and kindness. We will look for new and creative ways to find open doors for the gospel. We have purchased data on new movers for one year so we can evaluate the effectiveness of this ministry. We only have 9 more of these opportunities left, so let’s bathe each one in prayer. We pray that people will be receptive, and that God’s kingdom may increase with our planting and watering.
Want to help? We plan to make our next deliveries on the day of our next fellowship meal, February 27th. Let me, Butch, or Randy know if you’d like to deliver about five goodie bags. It will take about an hour and a half of your afternoon. If you’d like to bake goods, we may organize a “baking party” at the building on the Friday prior so we can have fun together while we prepare.
Thanks for the work each one of you does to spread the good news of Jesus!
PS: Don’t forget the nursing home service at 4:30 today!