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News and Notes from Curwensville Alliance Church

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Sunday Worship

Join us on Sundays at 8:00 am and at 10:45 am as we worship together.

Deadlines

If you have an announcement for the church family, please email it to Pastor Steve as soon as possible. The deadline is Friday.

 Food Distribution

living breadIf you can help at Living Bread on the second Saturday of each month from 9-11 am, please see Eric or Kay Rowles.

Curwensville Alliance serves at Living Bread on the second Saturday of each month.

Your time commitment would be from 9:00 to about 11:00 am.

Speak to Eric or Kay Rowles if you have questions.

Thanks!

Small Group Leaders

If you’re starting a small group, or interested in seeing one started, please speak to Sue Spaid, Bethany Livergood, or Pastor Steve. Remember, all Small Groups, Leaders, and Material are to be approved by Disciple-Making Ministries.

Can You Help?

Please consider working as a Leader or Helper in our Children’s Worship program in 2016, helping children ages 4-8 learn more about having a relationship with God. Commitment is for a month of services; workers’ instruction and materials are provided. Sign up now on the Children’s Ministries board for the month that suits your schedule! Questions? Ask Carrie Warren.

CVilleAlliance App

2015-10-31 21.28.28The Curwensville Alliance App is now available for Android and the iOS.

Download it at the app store / play store free so that you can access web information, calendar events, Facebook posts and Twitter tweets, podcasts, and prayer requests.

One handy feature on the app is the ability to add an event to your own calendar. Just open the event in the app, click the + sign in the corner and add the event to your personal calendar.

You can download the app at the App Store or Play Store. Once you do, all the online information you need from your church is in one place!

The iOS version is here.

The Android version is here.

Give it a try and give us a rating! Thank you!

 

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The Beast In Me :: PODCAST

Presented at Curwensville Alliance by Pastor Steve Shields on February 20, 2017

I recently heard someone say, “I believe people are basically good.”

I’d like to believe that. Do you?

The Bible teaches that people are made in the image of God. And God is good, so one would think that people would be good. And, at many times, times when they are living well, people reflect God’s goodness. But the Bible also teaches that people are “fallen”. That we once held a position of perfection, and lost that through sin. That sin tainted the human race, and to this day, it taints almost all we do.

How do you deal with this reality, day to day? Do you hide? Do you simply accept the fact that your life is marred by sin? Do you try to cover up? Do you look for answers?

The answer is found in the opening chapters of the Bible — and it carries on throughout the remainder of the Scripture text. 

This podcast speaks of our sinful nature, and explains God’s remedy.

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Real Life – By the Spirit :: PODCAST

Presented at Curwensville Alliance Church on 2/12/2017 by Pastor Steve Shields

One of the most important parts of living the Christian life is realizing that the Holy Spirit is available to help us. But, according to at least one survey, many Christians don’t really know His role.

When you begin to explore what the Bible teaches about the Holy Spirit, you discover that He provides us with the kinds of things Jesus would provide us with.

He gives us a heightened sense of right and wrong, so we can avoid shame and guilt. He gives us an assurance that we belong to God, so we don’t have to fear the lies of the enemy. He creates good things in our lives–like love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control, so that we can have healthy relationships. And He leads us and empowers us, so our lives can be worth living.

If you want to hear more about this, click the “play” icon below to listen to this week’s podcast.

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