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Weekly Schedule & Bulletin

This Week

GCC is reopen for worship and onsite ministry events! Find all of the details about regathering, including service registration, at gccws.net/regather. Online worship continues to be available and we look forward to connecting with you at live.gccws.net

GCC Weekly Schedule

Saturday, November 14

 4:00 pm - Worship Team Practice

6:00 pm - Online and Onsite Contemporary Worship


Sunday, November 15

 7:00 am - Traditional Worship Team    

8:00 am - Online and Onsite Traditional Worship

9:15 am - Online and Onsite Contemporary Worship

9:15 am - Starting Point

 12:30 pm - Finding My Place

 6:30 pm - Annual Congregational Meeting


Monday, November 16

 7:00 pm - Living In Exile: Daniel Part I

 7:00 pm - Women’s Ministry


Tuesday, November 17

 9:30 am - Women’s Ministry

 7:00 pm - Cancer Support

 7:00 pm - GCC Young Adults

 7:00 pm - Hearing The Voice Of God


Wednesday, November 18

 6:30 pm - GriefShare

 6:30 pm - GCC Youth at GCC

 7:00 pm - Financial Peace University

 7:00 pm - Men’s Ministry

 7:00 pm - Zoom Prayer Meeting  


Thursday, November 19

 6:00 am - Men’s Ministry

9:15 am - Mornings For Moms

 6:00 pm - Outpour Kids

 7:00 pm - Ministry Council

 7:00 pm - Mama Bear Apologetics

 7:00 pm - Worship Team Practice


Friday, November 20

 9:00 am - The Book of James Online

6:00 pm - Outpour Kids Concert

 

Saturday, November 21

 4:00 pm - Worship Team Practice

6:00 pm - Online and Onsite Contemporary Worship


Sunday, November 22

 7:00 am - Traditional Worship Team

8:00 am - Online and Onsite Traditional Worship    

9:15 am - Starting Point

9:15 & 11:00 am - Online and Onsite Contemporary Worship

 12:30 pm - Finding My Place

 



Check out the GCC Events page for more information about upcoming events and activities at GCC.

News

Annual GCC Congregational Meeting

Report packets are available in the lobby beginning November 7/8. The agenda for this meeting, held Sunday, November 15 at 6:30 pm, includes a presentation and voting on the 2021 budget, an update from the Capital Campaign Committee, information about Phase 2 of the building expansion, and the election of Ministry Council members.


Weather Alerts & Cancellations

In the event of weekend inclement weather, service cancellation information will be posted on the GCC website and Facebook page, as well as featured in a church-wide email and radio stations WDAC and WJTL.

Connect

Outpour Kids Concert

Our Outpour Kids Community Choir is finishing its 8-week season. Help celebrate by attending the FREE Outpour Kids worship concert November 20. Register online to help us prepare. Masks will be required with the exception of socially distanced seating areas. A masks-only viewing area is available, as well. Doors open at 7:15pm, Service begins at 7:30pm.

Grow

Discipleship at GCC

What does it mean to follow Jesus? GCC offers a variety of discipleship classes, studies, and support sessions to help you on your path toward spiritual growth. Explore the options and find a session that meets you where you are right now.


Evangelism Workshop

The apostle Peter tells us to be ready with an answer when someone asks us about our faith. This workshop will help you get beyond your hesitations of talking about your faith and move you forward in confidence. These sessions will be available on YouTube and Facebook December 11.


Questions About Faith in God?

Are you new to the Christian faith? Or, maybe you just have questions about what it means to follow Jesus. GCC offers smaller environments where you can feel comfortable to ask probing questions that lead to a stronger faith in Christ. Check out this fall's sessions.

Worship

Thanksgiving Worship

During weekend services November 21 & 22, we'll remember the times in our lives that God has been both faithful and good to us. We'll reflect on a great hymn of the faith "Come Thou Fount" and focus on raising "Ebenezers" in our daily lives.


Blue Christmas

Join a special Christmas remembrance service on Sunday, December 13 at 6:00 pm to honor loved ones who have passed away. For more information, please contact Pastor Jared.


Christmas Weekend Service Added

We will be adding an additional Saturday night service on December 19 as we kick off our weekend of Christmas worship. These services will be special moments packed with praise and worship focusing on the upcoming Christmas day celebration. Expect to be encouraged with special music, teaching on peace we find in Christ, and fellowship with believers celebrating the coming of our King!


Outdoor Caroling Event

Bundle up and join your church family in the GCC at 6:30 pm on Monday, December 21 to sing Christmas carols in the yard! This 30-minute service, led by Alyssa and Ryan Mayersky, will feature your favorite Christmas carols as we begin Christmas week together!


Christmas Eve Services Online

This year, we’ll be gathering for Christmas Eve services online.  Beginning on December 23, you can participate in GCC's pre-recorded Christmas Eve worship service,, Emmanuel: Christmas Eve at GCC. We’re making interactive content available for your family to engage with the service. Pick up your content boxes at GCC December 21 or 22. Help us prepare by registering your household to receive a box.


Family Christmas Eve Service

Families with young children can also check out God With Us – The Story of Christmas. Gather the family around for this special presentation of the story of Christmas. We hope it will be a meaningful part of your family’s celebration. This video presentation will also be available on YouTube beginning December 23.

Give

End-of-Year Giving Options

Did you know you can support the ministry of GCC through end of year stock transfers or IRA donations? If you’re interested in giving through stock transfers or IRA donations, please contact Brandi Wenger for details, 464-5333 or brandi@gccws.net. There are also special tax benefits available in 2020 through the CARES Act. We have found a great resource through Fidelity Charitable. Please contact your tax advisor for more details.


You Can Give Online

GCC provides a safe and easy way to provide your tithes and offering online. Visit our Online Giving page to support the ministry of GCC.


Solanco Food Bank 

Food list for November:

  • Canned green beans & carrots
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Turkey gravy
  • Garlic powder
  • Stuffing mix
  • White cake mix
  • Brown sugar
  • Cinnamon

Serve

Finding Your Place at GCC

With over 30 distinct areas to serve at GCC, where do you start? Attending Finding My Place on November 8 and 15, you can discover opportunities to plug in and get involved at GCC, using your gifts, talents, and passions. Whether it’s your first time serving or you are looking for new opportunities to serve, Finding My Place is the best place to learn!


Dominican Republic Mission Trip Meeting (Nov 22)

Short-term teams make long-term change. Join the team for a one-week short-term mission trip to Santiago, Dominican Republic July 17-24. The team will partner with Mission 2535 to build eternal hope through innovation in construction, medical care, and outreach. The informational meeting November 22 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm is for those interested. Register here.


CPR Volunteers

GCC is in need of additional CPR Volunteer team members to serve during the service of your choice on Saturdays and Sundays. CPR team members sit in the worship service and serve in emergency medical situations, if needed. Team members should be CPR certified. Contact Pastoral Assistant Andrew Potts to begin serving (andrew@gccws.net).

Daily Bible Reading

Below you will find the Daily Bible Reading published in the Sermon Notes section of GCC's weekly bulletin.

  • Saturday, 11/14   Matt. 28, Mark 16
  • Sunday, 11/15   Luke 24, John 20-21
  • Monday, 11/16   Acts 1-3
  • Tuesday, 11/17   Acts 4-6
  • Wednesday, 11/18   Acts 7-8 
  • Thursday, 11/19 Acts 9-10 
  • Friday, 11/20 Acts 11-12 
  • Saturday, 11/21 Acts 13-14
  • Sunday, 11/22 James 1-5 


Ongoing

Mornings for Moms

GCC offers a morning for moms to connect with other moms while being refreshed, encouraged, and equipped. Morning 4 Moms, meeting the first and third Thursday mornings, is for all moms of children who have infants through 12th graders. Childcare will be provided for nursery and preschool-age children.


Online Prayer Time

GCC offers a weekly interactive prayer meeting on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm. Meet online or call into the meeting by phone to pray for the ministry and mission of GCC as well as interact with Ministry Council members and staff to learn about their role and how to pray for them. Click here to learn more on how to participate.


GCC Young Adult Gatherings

GCC Young Adults is a group for single and married young adults, ages 18-30. The group strives to provide a setting of openness and acceptance and where people can develop significant relationships with God through faith in Jesus Christ as Savior.


Youth Group at GCC

GCC provides safe, age-appropriate environments where 6th-12th graders can learn about Jesus in creative and relevant ways. GCC Youth meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30 - 8:15 PM.


Recharge Devotional

Recharge is a weekly, Scripture-based devotional written by members of the GCC family. Subscribe to receive Recharge devotionals by email to be encouraged and uplifted in your spiritual walk.


Daily Bread Devotionals

Daily Bread devotionals have arrived at GCC. Stop by GCC to pick up your copy weekdays at the main entrance.