View this online along with previous issues Like   Follow   Connect  
Christmas Eve Services
 
 


 
Christmas Eve Services 
 
Make plans to gather family and friends and join us this Christmas Eve at 3:30p or 5:00p for Messiah, a special candlelight service with an inspiring message. It will be a time of reflection and intimacy with God and a perfect way to remember the Messiah. Also, stop by the lobby at 4:15p for the Christmas Café featuring a chocolate fountain, warm drinks, and treats. And while you're at it, snag a photo op in front of the Christmas trees. 

This Sunday, Dec 27th we are completing our series Heroes with an inspiring message about the Biblical character Joshua. He will help us as we look ahead to the new year, prepare to take new territory in our lives, and move forward with courage. Services are at 9:30a and 11:00a and it's going to be an awesome Sunday!

I love you and I can't wait to see you for Christmas! 


Advent Guide - Week 4: LOVE 


The readings for the fourth week of Advent explore Jesus’ identity, his work among us, and his second coming – all of which are rooted in God’s love for the world. Jesus came as a herald for and first fruits of the Kingdom of God, bringing life, light, and love. The ripples of his ministry have grown into waves that have touched every corner of the world. Now we long for the culmination and fulfillment of his work in his second coming. Where do you experience the tension of living in the now-but-not-yet of the Kingdom of God? During this Advent season and into Christmas, how can you celebrate the love of God? How can you be an agent of that love in your family, neighborhood, or workplace?

PRAYER: Almighty God, in a lowly manger you came into the world and changed everything forever. Your healing touch and unfailing love brought sight to the blind, strength to the lame, and freedom to the oppressed. Now we wait expectantly for the day when there will be no more death, no more mourning, no more crying or pain; the day when you make all things new. So we pray, come, Lord Jesus, come. Amen.

SCRIPTURE: Luke 4:14-20, Romans 8:18-30, 2 Corinthians 5:1-10, Matthew 24:37-44, John 14:15-21, Revelation 21:1-5

 



A Message for You
from Pastor Ben...

Pastor Ben

Heroes series


What is Advent?

 
 

 




Christmas Un-decorating
discoverycc.org/Events
 

 



Christmas Un-decorating Party
 


The decorations look amazing and the season is flying by. Thank you in advance for your help as we refresh the facility for the new year. Childcare is provided.

Coming? Simply click here 

Saturday, Jan 2 from 9:00a-noon at Discovery. 



 
 
 



Community Lunch in the New Year
 

Once a month we travel to a new restaurant for lunch. Young and old, all are welcome. A casual, fun meal with new friends.

Coming? Simply click here

Sunday, Jan 3 at 12:45p at Barro's Pizza on the SW corner of Val Vista Dr & Williams Field Rd.



 



Barro's Pizza
discoverycc.org/Groups
 
         
 

 

Growth Track
discoverycc.org/Growth
 


Churchwide Growth Track


Whether you're old or new to Discovery, we encourage everyone to join us on Sundays at 12:30p in January as we go through this journey together as a church. A great way to start your year!

- Vision 101 (Jan 10) will give you fresh perspective on the church's purpose and plans.
- Essentials 201 (Jan 17) will provide new insights about what it means to be a follower of Christ.
- Ministry 301 (Jan 24) will help you discover how to use your unique giftedness to impact eternity.
- Dream Team 401 (Jan 31) is the completion celebration and a "team huddle" for everyone who serves at Discovery.

At Discovery with lunch & childcare provided. Coming? Simply click here

 
   
 
     
 



_ Upcoming Events

 

12.24 Thursday // 3:30 & 5p // Christmas Eve Services

12.24 Thursday // 4:15p // Christmas Cafe In-between Services

01.02 Saturday // 9a - noon // 
Christmas Un-decorating Party

01.03 Sunday // 12:45p // 
Community Lunch at Barro's Pizza

Sunday 1.10, 1.17, 1.24, 1.31 // Churchwide Growth Track 101, 201, 301, 401

   
 
 
Sundays 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM Discovery Calendar MyDiscovery: Connect Online With Us Message Podcast
 


[email protected] 480.545.5495
© 2015 Discovery Community Church


Corner of Ray & Lindsay | View Map
1644 S Lindsay Rd, 
Gilbert AZ 85295

 

To update your email address/profile, login to MyDiscovery.org