Men of Downtown Church it is that time again! We are having our Men's Retreat, March 30-31 @ For The Kingdom. This year's theme is "Set Free." Join us as we grow together in understanding what it means to be be a man who is Set Free! No man can find true freedom by walking alone, so show up and bring a brother with you. There will be great speakers leading us in this topic, a panel discussion, recreational sports and hot FOOD on the grill. Register today in Realm or pay by check or cash. Note Men’s retreat on your check or envelope! The cost is $90. If you have any questions reach out to Todd Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for a Family Day at a Redbirds game, Thursday night, April 4 at 7PM. Tickets are $10 and free for children under 2 years old. We will watch the game and fellowship on the bluff, so bring your blankets. This event is also a fundraiser for our annual Fish Fry! Hot dogs can be purchased at the stadium for $1. Contact email@example.com with questions.
Faith and Work Bible Study Initiative
Do you work in Downtown Memphis? Interested in connecting with business men and women in a Bible study during lunch once a week? Please text your name and the company you work for to 901-800-9731. We would love to get your input for our new Faith & Work Bible Study Initiative that starts this semester.
The Well - Women’s Bible Study
We have a new Women's Bible study starting February 26th, every Tuesday at noon and at 7pm. This semester we will be studying the Book of 1 Peter. Choose a time that fits your schedule best, the teacher and content will be the same at each time. There is no need to prepare, just come ready to grow in the Word. Mark your calendar and invite friends! Location TBA.
coming of age series
What does it mean to be a man? How do I grow as a young lady? ? How do I know if I’m going in the right direction in life? Many adolescents ask these questions, and are searching to find answers. Beginning this Sunday, we are kicking off our semester long study on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood entitled "Coming of Age." In our series, will seek to answer many of these questions and help explain what it means to pursue our Gospel identity as young men and women. Join as at Streets Ministries, 430 Vance Ave., immediately after service. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about Downtown Student Ministries.
First Sundays continue April 7 after church at Pollard's BBQ, 4560 Elvis Presley Blvd. Come dig into Memphis' best ribs and fried okra with other young adults at Downtown Church. Email Caroline Steimer at email@example.com with questions.
College students, the new address for this month's study break is 518 Malcomb Street. Hope to see you all there! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
DC Music & Worship: The DC Music Ministry is looking for People who love God, music, and can match pitch. We aim to show our love for God and people through song. We have opportunities throughout the month to get involved as well as seasonal events. Email Adrianna at email@example.com for more information.
KUBA Kids Need Us: Will you and your community pray about adopting one (or several) KUBA kids into the life of your group? "KUBA Kids" are any kids that are part of our church family, but whose parents do not or cannot attend. We want all of our kids to be full participants in the life of Downtown. Please pray about how your CG can get involved! For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Need Prayer? Did you know DC has an Intercessory Prayer Team? The Intercessory Prayer Team is now actively taking prayer requests! Please send all requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Religion News Article: Check out this new Last week we (and Michael Davis) were featured in an article by the religious news service: https://religionnews.com/2018/06/29/multiracial-churches/
Nursery Needs Volunteers: We have an abundance of wonderful nursery kids, ages 0 to Pre- K. Whether you have previously served in nursery or would like to start, we need your help. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Outreach Opportunity: Streets Ministries is looking for mentors to invest into the lives of middle school students at the Vance site. If you are interested in becoming a mentor or have questions, contact our youth pastor Terence Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FlipSide Leaders Needed: Our elementary ministry, FlipSide, still needs a few more leaders on Sunday mornings. Contact email@example.com if you’re interested.
Are You In A Community Group? Community Groups are a great way to become part of a family at Downtown Church. Sign up to get connected with a group at the Connect Center or Text us at 901-881-8408.
Get Help: Are you struggling with an addiction to pornography, alcohol or some other substance? Receive help now by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be connected with others in the recovery community. No staff member will be notified.
Are You Following Us On Facebook, InstaGram & Twitter? Both are great ways to stay connected to what’s happening at DC! “Like” us at www.facebook.com/downtownchurchmemphis & follow us at @dwtnchurchmem.
Connecting with DC! The best way to connect with DC is to:
1. Provide your email address by signing the tear off in the bulletin on Sunday mornings & dropping it in the offering plate or by emailing Erin. We send out a weekly email update- add email@example.com to your address book so they don't get caught by spam filters!
2. Join Realm, our online social network that keeps Downtown Church family informed on a daily basis, allows to you get conneted in community and offers convenient online Giving. Follow this link.
3. Serve. Our service teams are always in need of dependable poeple but our service teams are also one of the most effective ways to get to know others in the community of shared interests and tasks. Some of our teams include: Downtown Kids, Worship Team (), and Set Up and Hospitality (Erin).
5. Attend: Worship, Join a Service Team, and join a Community Group!