If you were in worship this past Sunday, you saw a compilation video of many of JCBC’s missional partners, extending their congratulations and blessings, as we prepare to mark the occasion of our 25th anniversary. If you missed the video, you can check it out here.
At the time of this writing, we are 11 days away from the big celebration!
October 21, 2018 is our 25th anniversary as Johns Creek Baptist Church!
I’m calling on our entire JCBC family to make a special effort to be present that day.
Eleven days, and counting.
Will you be with us?
Here is a brief glance at what you can expect on that special day…
Church-wide Breakfast Fellowship
This is one day when you will certainly want to arrive early. Beginning at 9:45 a.m., we will have a church-wide fellowship breakfast in the Family Life Center and Heritage Room.
There will be no Sunday School on this day.
Instead, all Sunday School communities and classes will mingle together in our shared space, as we enjoy conversation, laugher, live music and breakfast foods. This is an opportunity to embrace the grace and beauty of our multigenerational congregation. During this hour, we will abide in the joy of fellowship across the various ages and stages that make our congregation strong.
A variety of breakfast foods will be prepared by JCBC Chef, Chris Harwell, and will feature (among other items) his world-famous “grits bar!” Live music will be provided and will culminate with the unveiling of an original song, written by Adam Courtney for the occasion of our 25th anniversary!
This first part of our celebration is something you will not want to miss!
“State of the Church” Combined Worship Service
For our 11:00 a.m. worship hour, we will all gather in the Sanctuary this day for one unified worship celebration. During this service, we will lift our voices together in unity, be inspired by powerful music, and offer our heartfelt gratitude for God’s enduring faithfulness throughout our church’s life.
The morning will be filled with great joy and maybe even a few surprises. We will mark the occasion with a couple of high moments of recognition in worship. On this day I will deliver my annual State of the Church Address, in which we reflect on where God has brought us thus far, and look forward (with courage) to envision where God may be calling us in our new and next era of faith.
One thing is certain.
It will not be the same without you!
So, I am asking you to take a moment to reserve that date as a commitment on your calendar.
We have amazing days of adventure ahead as a congregation.
And I want you to experience it!
Have I told you lately how much I love being your Pastor?
Well, I do.
Rev. Dr. Shaun King
Johns Creek Baptist Church