The Light of the World
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God is Light
This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you:
God is light; in him there is no darkness at all.
(1 John 1:5)
• God is the source of light (Genesis 1:3).
• The light of God is good (Genesis 1:4).
Jesus is the Light of the World
When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said,
“I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness,
but will have the light of life.”
• Jesus lights the way to God (John 1:9-13).
• Jesus lights the way to life (John 1:1-4).
Our Light Should Shine Before Men
“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.
Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand,
and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others,
that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.
• Walking in Light (1 John 1:7-9)
The light of God shines through us
when we embrace Jesus
as the light of the world.
- I will read the Christmas story with my family.
- I will pause on Christmas Day to remember the birth of Christ.
This week’s Growth Guide
God’s Word is both central and critical to your spiritual growth.
We invite you to utilize the Growth Guide during the week to further your application of the Truth from the message.
- Monday – John 8:12-20
- Tuesday – John 8:21-30
- Wednesday – John 8:31-47
- Thursday – John 8:48-59
- Friday – 1 John 1
End of the Year Giving
Thank you Fellowship for another year of seeing God’s gracious provision.
If you would like to give additional contributions for 2018, they need to be received in the office by noon on Monday, December 31.
Online gifts need to be completed on or before December 31. If you are mailing a gift, it needs to be postmarked on or before December 31.
Thank you for making the mission of Fellowship a reality through your gifts.
Ministry Office Holiday Hours
Ministry Office Holiday Hours
The Fellowship ministry office will be closed
Monday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)
Tuesday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
Wednesday, December 26 and Tuesday, January 1 (New Year’s Day).
On Monday, December 31, (New Years Eve)
we will close at 1:00 p.m.
2019 Czech Republic Mission Trip – Pisek
Are you under the age of 35? Would you like to go on a life changing trip? Would you like to help take the gospel to a country with less than 1% of evangelical Christians? If you answered yes to these questions, then the 2019 Písek, Czech Republic Mission Trip is for you! For more information or to sign up for the trip contact Zach Benton –
email@example.com or 870.830.7305.
Girlfriends Spring Bible Study
Do you want to find out if your understanding of Jesus Christ, salvation, or the Christian life is based on man-made tradition or philosophy rather than on biblical truth? This study of Colossians will help you learn how to discern truth from error in what you read, hear, and watch. This study is free. Purchasing the book for $9 is optional.
Registration begins January 6.
Germany Trip Update | January 7, 6:30 p.m. |Venue
The team is home from Germany and would love to connect with you in conversation about God’s heart for justice, hope, and the inherent value of human life. God is near to those being trafficked. Join us as we talk about some of the ways He is showing up.
Conway ministry Center – Volunteer a Meal and/or Your Time
Fellowship is partnering with the Conway Ministry Center as they are setting up a winter warming station. We need over 20 volunteers to stay overnight with the guests and groups who can prepare and serve a hot meal during the week of January 6 – 12.
Downline Summit | February 1-2
The Downline Summit is a powerful time of shared insight, equipping and connection. It’s a time for followers of Christ to join together, fanning the flame of disciple making—and to renew their commitment to live out the great commission. If you have any questions contact Michael Harrison at firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-339-4222. To reserve your spot go to www.fellowshipconway.org/register.
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