With summer getting closer, we start thinking about our favorite outdoor activities. As we fire up our backyard grills, we anticipate the fun, food and fellowship this entails. Good News Church has decided to add a twist to this summertime tradition. They see it as an opportunity to reach their neighbors for Christ.
The plan is to encourage everyone in the church to throw a BBQ party and invite their neighbors. This is an easy, low-key way to get to know the people that live in their area. Many people today are so busy with their lives that they don’t even know who their neighbors are. This may be the first time they actually have a conversation with one another.
The bigger goal of these parties is to make a connection to the people in their neighborhoods. As these relationships develop, they progress into a natural flow of inviting them to church and into a saving relationship with Jesus.
Please join Good News Church in praying for a huge turnout of participation, open hearts of neighbors and lots of people meeting Jesus.
The church is also looking at the possibility of starting a new outreach program for their community. They would like to provide a night out once a month for parents of special-needs children. There is nothing like this in the North Denver area. The church is working with a non-profit called Night Lights. Please pray as they explore this new opportunity.
Good News Church has had several people make a commitment to Jesus, however, they are not following in obedience of baptism. Please pray for hearts to be changed.
The church is also working with a dozen other churches to do a Youth Ministry event. Pray for the necessary strength and guidance as they are leading out on this project.
Pastor Matthew is taking a sabbatical for the month of June. Pray for it to be healthy and beneficial for both him and the entire church.