News from Nashville First Church (Updated March 4)

The Week Beginning Sunday – March 4, 2001
Volume 78 – Number 9
Christ lived in our world as a common man -but there is no way that you could call his life ordinary. He lived in the extraordinary power of God.
He was able to say that those who had seen him had seen the Father.
The works that he did were not his, but it was the Father residing in him
that did those works. So he would say to all of us that if we have ears we
need
to hear, and if we have eyes we need to see. In Christ the kingdom of God had 
come near and lived as a common man. In so doing he sanctified our daily lives and made it possible for us to live extraordinarily in our daily walk.
Then it can be said of every Christian that their lives are “wrought in God.”
COMMUNITY MINISTRIES
THE COMMUNITY JUDGES CHRIST BY US.
We must be sure that we represent Christ in a way that pleases him. He
doesn’t want to be viewed as the god of the fat-cat who will cause you to
be rich and powerful. He desires to be known as the Good Shepherd, and as
the Light of the world. and as the Way, the Truth, and the Life. He
told us to go out and represent him in this world. Just be sure to represent
him accurately.
LENTEN LUNCHES

are being held each Wednesday at noon at Tulip Street Methodist Church. 25
Churches of this immediate community are joining together to exalt Christ.
You are invited to join us.
INTRODUCE PEOPLE TO JESUS

Introduce People to Jesus meets Sunday, March 12th at 4:30 PM in Main
Building Room 108 (Agape classroom). JOIN US!!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR MIDDLE / SENIOR ADULT RETREAT

April 16-18, 2001. Pastor Henecke will be the speaker. Amy Mitchell will be
singing along with others. It promises to be the best MA/SA Retreat ever!
INVEST IN A MINISTRY

It is imperative that God’s people invest in doing the work and will of our
risen Lord! Each person must find his or her own way of allowing God’s grace
to bless friends and neighbors. So……invest in God’s work, and he will
invest himself into your life and your own personal situation. It is
impossible to out-give God. This is a high-yield opportunity. Seek first
His kingdom and his righteousness…… You can know more by reading Matthew
6:25-33.
DISCIPLESHIP MINISTRIES
We Celebrate the Cross
Please mark your calendars for the following special activities during the
Lenten Season as we move toward Easter:
April 8 – Palm Sunday
April 12 6:00 p.m. – Maundy Thursday Seder
April 13 Noon – Good Friday Service
April 15 Easter Sunday – Two Morning Worship Services
LENTEN DEVOTIONALS AVAILABLE

The Lenten devotional, In Plain View Of The Cross are available in all
Adult Sunday School classes. It is our hope that each family will take a copy
and join us as we study the life of our Christ during the Lenten Season In
Plain View of the Cross.
DO YOU WANT TO GROW CLOSER TO GOD?

Join us for Sunday School immediately following Morning Worship. If you are
not currently a part of a Sunday School Class, let us take this opportunity
to invite you to a wonderful time of Bible Study and Fellowship immediately
following Sunday Morning Worship. Class listings can be found at Information
Central, in the Ministry Center, at the locator maps in the East and West
Mall entrances.

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