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Faith In Action

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Faith in Action Sunday #matt516

Join us on May 21st at 9:30AM.

Garden City Church of Christ is leaving the building!

We are canceling our regular Sunday service on May 21 in order to serve others in the community.

Faith in Action Sermon Series April 30— May 14

Join with the entire Garden City Church of Christ family for Faith in Action! During this time we will focus on biblical compassion, service and Christ’s heart for those in need through weekly devotional thoughts on social media and worship services, April 30-May 14. Then be a part of a landmark day in GCCC’s history, when on May 21, we cancel normal Sunday morning schedules and instead go worship through service in the community!

We are not just serving the community, but with the community. That means you can begin now to ask God which family members, friends or neighbors you would invite to come join our service projects on May 21. Together, we can make a difference in our community.

Let’s BE the church to our community! We will have a short worship service at 9:30AM (no Sunday School), then we’ll go out in teams to serve our community. We’ll come back together for a celebration service at 4:30PM. Sign up on April 23 to guarantee your T-shirt & size.

A sack lunch will be provided, and you will have time to eat with your team. If you are have special dietary needs, please bring your own lunch.

Childcare will be available for infants and toddlers until 1:30 p.m. One parent must remain on-site at GCCC. Please bring food if your child is unable to eat the provided sack lunch. Please sign up Apr 23-May 7 if you plan to use the childcare.

Don’t just go to church— BE the church during Faith in Action month. For more information, contact Cindy Smock, Kingdom Worker Coordinator. Minimum age recommendations apply to most projects. Sign-up for your team on Sun, Apr 23-May 14.

Blanket Blessing Team

Description: Create fleece blankets to donate to Brighter Days homeless shelter clients by cutting fabric and tying knots

Location: Garden City Church, Fellowship Hall

Minimum age: Must be able to remain on task and help with cutting &/or tying. Recommend 2nd grade and above if with a parent/guardian; Junior High and above if solo.

Hilltop Christian Camp Team


Project 1: Trail work—cutting trees, removing brush, laying pavers. Chainsaw experience helpful.

Project 2: Planting flowers & spreading mulch

Project 3: Washing windows (may require working from a ladder)

Location: Hilltop Christian Camp, 6014 Hamilton Creek Rd, Columbus IN

Minimum age: Must be able to safely help and remain on task. Recommend 2nd grade and above if with a parent/guardian, or High School if solo.

Letters of Love Team

Description: Write letters of encouragement and support to one or more armed forces member, or homebound individual. You may stay and write your letters on-site with the Letters of Love Team, or take stationery and return it to the church office no later than Sunday, May 28.

Location: Garden City Church, Salt Shaker’s Sunday School room (1st room on left in adult wing).

Love Chapel Team


Team 1: Cleaning and painting shelves for food pantry

Team 2: Landscaping/yard work, and possibly cleaning office &/or kitchen as time permits

Location: Love Chapel, 311 Center St, Columbus IN

New Song Mission Team

Description: Mowing (riding and push-mowers), trimming, weeding flowerbeds

Location: New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Rd, Freetown IN

Southside Elementary Indoor Team (for kids, together with a parent)

Description: Pack school supplies into backpacks to donate to Southside Elementary children in need

Location: Garden City Church, The Station

Southside Elementary Outdoor Team

Description: Work on weeding in flower bed &/or pick up trash on school grounds

Location: Southside Elementary, 1320 W 200 S, Columbus IN

Scrub and Serve Team

Description: Wash cars, offer to pray with people, give away gas gift cards

Location: AutoZone, 2220 W Jonathan Moore Pike, Columbus IN

Homebound Hospitality Team

Description: On your own or in small groups, visit a homebound or hospitalizedGCCC member/attendee or nursing home residenton May 21 or another day that week. A list of those available to visit will beat the Welcome Centeron May 21. If you plan to participate in this way and would like lunch and a T-shirt, please sign up by May 14.

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