• Fort Smith Campus // Weekly Guide

    SERMON NOTES // August 2, 2020

    Faithfulness Sermon 1 

    Kevin Thompson

     

    Hebrews 10:25

    Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”

     

    Sermon Questions:

    1.  How could COVID potentially hurt your faith? How could it help your faith?

    2.  In the parable of the Sower, what is your greatest threat? Which bad soil are you most tempted to be?

    3.  How would the death of cultural Christianity be a good thing for the Church?

    4.  Do you dread the concept of judgment or are you excited for it? How does our relationship with Jesus impact our answer?

    5.  What do you see is the greatest opportunity for the Church in the day in which we live? 

     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

    Home Group and Discipleship Groups

    These groups will all continue online. If you have any questions, email Rachel Todd.

     

    Celebrate Recovery

    CR meets at our Fort Smith campus. It is a 12 step program for anyone with a hurt, habit, or hang-up. Celebration Place and the Landing are 52-week programs that mirror Celebrate Recovery curriculum, discovering the same truths in age-appropriate ways. If you have any questions about the program, contact Frankie Post 

    We've transitioned our Celebrate Recovery services.  We have our online services every Thursday night at 6pm right here: http://communitybiblecr.online.church

    Starting Tuesday, August 4th, we will begin to have our Celebrate Recovery services in house again at the Fort Smith campus. Large Group will meet at 6pm. For now there will be no meals or Celebration Place or the Landing. We will keep you posted when we are able to begin those again.

     

    ACTS 4 Ministry

    Our ACTS 4 ministry collects used furniture and appliances (in good, working condition) and stores it to give to individuals and fami- lies in need. If you have items you would like to donate, please contact Baxter Gladden at 479-739-0066 or Jim Kolp at 918-520-1422 to set up a time for pick-up.

     

    COMMUNITY KIDS

     

    Look for emails from Nick

    We have shifted our ministries to ONLINE, so watch for emails and ways to connect to Google Classroom for your child. If you haven't received those, reach out to: 

    Nick@communitychurch.com 

     

    COMMUNITY STUDENTS

     

    Communitystudents.org

    Students and Parents stay connected with all that is going on in Community Students:

    - Follow @cbstudents on Facebook

    - Follow @cb_students on Instagram

    Parent Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/cbparents/

     

    Weekly Teaching Video for JH and HS

    YouTube | Posted on Thursday Nights | 6pm

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1jESCG_qNTiKy0M4JW6Opw

     

    Junior High Small Groups

    More information coming soon.

     

     

    High School Small Groups

    More information coming soon

  • Greenwood Campus // Weekly Guide

     

    SERMON NOTES // August 2, 2020

    Faithfulness Sermon 1 

    Kevin Thompson

     

    Hebrews 10:25

    Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”

     

    Sermon Questions:

    1.  How could COVID potentially hurt your faith? How could it help your faith?

    2.  In the parable of the Sower, what is your greatest threat? Which bad soil are you most tempted to be?

    3.  How would the death of cultural Christianity be a good thing for the Church?

    4.  Do you dread the concept of judgment or are you excited for it? How does our relationship with Jesus impact our answer?

    5.  What do you see is the greatest opportunity for the Church in the day in which we live?

     

     
    #FORGREENWOOD

     

    Night Of Vision

    POSTPONED FOR FURTHER NOTICE

    Make plans to join us for a Night of Vision as we plan and prepare for some exciting new opportunities in 2020. All are invited and encouraged to attend!

     

    Men’s Group

    POSTPONED FOR FURTHER NOTICE

    Wednesdays | 6-8pm
    Join us as we walk through a study of 7 characteristics that will help us become better men, fathers, and leaders. If you are interested in learning more, email Troy Jarrell.

     

    Women’s Bible Study

    POSTPONED FOR FURTHER NOTICE

    Wednesdays | 6-8pm
    Our Women’s Bible Study is in a study called “Twelve Women of the Bible.” For more information, email Regina Clack

     

    CB Groups

    If you’ve considered joining a home group, discipleship group, bible study, or class, it’s never too late to sign up. If you are inter- ested in learning more, email email Troy Jarrell for more info.

     

    ALL CAMPUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

    COVID-19

    Due to the virus, we will continue to minister to you all as best as we know how using our online abilities and with having our services online.

     

    Celebrate Recovery

    CR meets at our Fort Smith campus. It is a 12 step program for anyone with a hurt, habit, or hang-up. Celebration Place and the Landing are 52-week programs that mirror Celebrate Recovery curriculum, discovering the same truths in age-appropriate ways. If you have any questions about the program, contact Frankie Post 

    We've transitioned our Celebrate Recovery services.  We have our online services every Thursday night at 6pm right here: http://communitybiblecr.online.church

    Starting Tuesday, August 4th, we will begin to have our Celebrate Recovery services in house again at the Fort Smith campus. Large Group will meet at 6pm. For now there will be no meals or Celebration Place or the Landing. We will keep you posted when we are able to begin those again.  

     

    ACTS 4 Ministry

    Our ACTS 4 ministry collects used furniture and appliances (in good, working condition) and stores it to give to individuals and fami- lies in need. If you have items you would like to donate, please contact Baxter Gladden at 479-739-0066 or Jim Kolp at 918-520-1422 to set up a time for pick-up.

     

    COMMUNITY KIDS - GREENWOOD

     

    TEAMKIDS

    POSTPONED FOR FURTHER NOTICE

     

    COMMUNITY STUDENTS - GREENWOOD

     

    CONVERGE

    POSTPONED FOR FURTHER NOTICE

  • Van Buren Campus // Weekly Guide

    SERMON NOTES // August 2, 2020

    Faithfulness Sermon 1 

    Kevin Thompson

     

    Hebrews 10:25

    Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”

     

    Sermon Questions:

    1.  How could COVID potentially hurt your faith? How could it help your faith?

    2.  In the parable of the Sower, what is your greatest threat? Which bad soil are you most tempted to be?

    3.  How would the death of cultural Christianity be a good thing for the Church?

    4.  Do you dread the concept of judgment or are you excited for it? How does our relationship with Jesus impact our answer?

    5.  What do you see is the greatest opportunity for the Church in the day in which we live?

     

     
    ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

    Home Group and Discipleship Groups

    These groups will all continue online. If you have any questions, email Doug Young

     

    Celebrate Recovery

    CR meets at our Fort Smith campus. It is a 12 step program for anyone with a hurt, habit, or hang-up. Celebration Place and the Landing are 52-week programs that mirror Celebrate Recovery curriculum, discovering the same truths in age-appropriate ways. If you have any questions about the program, contact Frankie Post 

    We've transitioned our Celebrate Recovery services.  We have our online services every Thursday night at 6pm right here: http://communitybiblecr.online.church

    Starting Tuesday, August 4th, we will begin to have our Celebrate Recovery services in house again at the Fort Smith campus. Large Group will meet at 6pm. For now there will be no meals or Celebration Place or the Landing. We will keep you posted when we are able to begin those again.

     

     

    ACTS 4 Ministry

    Our ACTS 4 ministry collects used furniture and appliances (in good, working condition) and stores it to give to individuals and fami- lies in need. If you have items you would like to donate, please contact Baxter Gladden at 479-739-0066 or Jim Kolp at 918-520- 1422 to set up a time for pick-up.

     

    COMMUNITY KIDS

     

    Google Classroom

    We want your kids to stay connected during this time at home so we created google classrooms that have weekly lessons, activities and videos to help stay engaged with the gospel! If you have a kid in 1st-5th grade log on to google classroom and use the class code isylo4w and if you have a kid age 3 year old-kindergarten use class code uok73tx.

     

    COMMUNITY STUDENTS

     

    Zoom Meetings

    VB Student Ministry will meet on Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. through Zoom Video Chats. Contact Rachel Dahl if you need instructions on how to get set up.

  • North Fort Smith Campus // Weekly Guide

    SERMON NOTES // August 2, 2020

    Faithfulness Sermon 1 

    Kevin Thompson

     

    Hebrews 10:25

    Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”

     

    Sermon Questions:

    1.  How could COVID potentially hurt your faith? How could it help your faith?

    2.  In the parable of the Sower, what is your greatest threat? Which bad soil are you most tempted to be?

    3.  How would the death of cultural Christianity be a good thing for the Church?

    4.  Do you dread the concept of judgment or are you excited for it? How does our relationship with Jesus impact our answer?

    5.  What do you see is the greatest opportunity for the Church in the day in which we live?

      

    CORPORATE LIFE
    Pray that we develop a more excellent worship experience for our diverse community of friends on Sundays, engaging our core attendees more during the worship gathering (engagement includes planning and serving through Relational Connectors, Tech, Worship, Children, Lunch, Setup/Clean up). Pray that we help men and women with their spiritual maturity both personally and as a group by having monthly men & women gatherings.

     

    Celebrate Recovery

    CR meets at our Fort Smith campus. It is a 12 step program for anyone with a hurt, habit, or hang-up. Celebration Place and the Landing are 52-week programs that mirror Celebrate Recovery curriculum, discovering the same truths in age-appropriate ways. If you have any questions about the program, contact Frankie Post 

    We've transitioned our Celebrate Recovery services.  We have our online services every Thursday night at 6pm right here: http://communitybiblecr.online.church

    Starting Tuesday, August 4th, we will begin to have our Celebrate Recovery services in house again at the Fort Smith campus. Large Group will meet at 6pm. For now there will be no meals or Celebration Place or the Landing. We will keep you posted when we are able to begin those again.

     

    NEXT GENERATION LIFE

     

    Pray that we assimilate more of our Wednesday Youth & Children’s families into our Sunday gatherings. Pray that we help youth and children with spiritual maturity both personally and as a group through professions of faith, baptism & service.

     

    CB North Student Facebook Page

    Check out and like our Facebook page by going to “CB North Students” and liking our page.

     

    MISSIONAL LIFE

     

    Pray that we identify 3-5 ministry/missional opportunities within NFSM and Beyond. Pray that we help families seek to become discipling communities within our homes and neighborhoods through 3-5 Community (missional) groups.

     

    CB On Mission | Short Term Trips

    New Mexico/Arizona - Navajo Reservation | March 21-26th | Families and Individuals

    Haiti | February 15-22nd | Men’s Trip

    Tegucigalpa, Honduras | July 18-24th | Students and Adults

     

    Many local missional opportunities as well!

    RSVP to donnie@communitychurch.com

     

    Location

    Our North Fort Smith Campus normally meets on Sundays at 1st Presbyterian Church and at Union Christian Academy on Wednesday Nights. But to COVID-19 and Summer scheduling we are having to be more flexible. Please contact Pastor Jackie Flake at jackie@communitychurch.com for specific times and locations during the summer.

     

    CB NORTH CORE VALUES

     

    We accentuate our values using the acrostic TRUST:

    Truth
    Rhythms (Spiritual Disciplines)

    commUnity

    Service

    Transformation

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    Celebrate Recovery // Weekly Guide

    Celebrate Recovery

    CR meets at our Fort Smith campus. It is a 12 step program for anyone with a hurt, habit, or hang-up. Celebration Place and the Landing are 52-week programs that mirror Celebrate Recovery curriculum, discovering the same truths in age-appropriate ways. If you have any questions about the program, contact Frankie Post 

     

    We've transitioned our Celebrate Recovery services.  We have our online services every Thursday night at 6pm right here: http://communitybiblecr.online.church

    Starting Tuesday, August 4th, we will begin to have our Celebrate Recovery services in house again at the Fort Smith campus. Large Group will meet at 6pm. For now there will be no meals, Celebration Place, or the Landing. We will keep you posted when we are able to begin those again.

     

    5 Guidelines of Recovery

     

    1. Keep your sharing focused on your own thoughts and feelings.

    Not your spouse’s, someone you’re dating, or your family members’ hurts and hang-ups, but your own. Focusing on yourself will benefit your recovery as well as the ones around you. Stick to “I” or “me” statements, not “you” or “we” statements. 

    Limit your sharing to three to five minutes, so everyone has an opportunity to share — and to ensure that one person does not dominate the group sharing time.

     

    2. There is NO cross-talk. Cross-talk is when two people engage in conversation excluding all others. Each person is free to express his or her feelings without interruptions. 

    Cross-talk is also making distracting comments or questions while someone is sharing. This includes speaking to another member of the group while someone is sharing, or responding to what someone has shared during his or her time of sharing.

     

    3. We are here to support one another, not “fix” one another. This keeps us focused on our own issues. 

    We do not give advice or solve someone’s problem in our time of sharing or offer book referrals or counselor referrals! We are not licensed counselors, psychologists, or therapists, nor are the group members. Celebrate Recovery groups are not designed for this. It is up to the participants to include outside counseling to their program when they’re ready.

     

    4. Anonymity and confidentiality are basic requirements. What is shared in the group stays in the group. The only exception is when someone threatens to injure themselves or others. 

    We are not to share information with our spouses/family/co-workers. This also means not discussing what is shared in the group among group members. This is called gossip. Please be advised, if anyone threatens to hurt themselves or others, the Small Group Leader has the responsibility to report it to the Celebrate Recovery Ministry Leader.

     

    5. Offensive language has no place in a Christ-centered recovery group. 

    Therefore, we ask that you please watch your language. The main issue here is that the Lord’s name is not used inappropriately. We also avoid graphic descriptions. If anyone feels uncomfortable with how explicitly a speaker is sharing regarding his/her behaviors, then you may indicate so by simply raising your hand. The speaker will then respect your boundaries by being less specific in his/her descriptions. This will avoid potential triggers that could cause a person to act out. 

     

    Emphasize at the close of your meeting that Group Sharing Guidelines stay intact as participants fellowship with each other after the meeting.

     

    CR Crisis Response Additional 3 Guidelines: 

     

    1. All members must use headphones. This will ensure that no one else can overhear what is being shared. (Pat Phrase: “Please use your headphones.”)
    2. All members must be on camera. If the group leader asks, participants must show the rest of the group that no one else is in the room. Please do not leave your chair while the meeting is going on. (Pat Phrase: “Please stay on camera.”, “Can you show us the room you’re in?”)
    3. The meetings will not be recorded. (Pat Phrase: “Meetings are not recorded.”)