weekly cbsm email announcements and newsletter

CBSM students, parents, and leaders:
I just got back from a BASIC Mission Trip planning meeting in Detroit last weekend, and it went great!  If you are going to BASIC this summer with us in Detroit, you are going to LOVE it!  If you are going to BASIC in the coming years…its going to get even better every year!  Aight, so for this week…we’ll be finishing up our series on the Doctrine of Providence.  It will be a strong challenge to end it out…just warning you!  Also remember to get in your Beach Camp deposit and registration super soon.  Your all-nighter registration and $40 is due April 11.  And if you’re wanting to go on BASIC or ADVANCE mission trips this summer…you’ll need to talk to me.  Lastly, remember that this Sunday is Easter Sunday!  Our service schedule is different.  We’ll have TWO worship services: at 8am and 11am.  Coming to either one is fine, but if you can’t decide then just come at 8am to make more room for the 11am visitor crowd.  Our Sunday School Small Groups will be at 9:45am (one time change for Easter only), and we’ll all stay in the student building for some worship and Q&A from the Doctrine of Providence.  Make sure to email me your questions from this series, and I’ll answer them this Sunday.

Be sure to check out your NETMA for this week’s reading assignment: 3.28.10 (pdf)

Here’s what you need to know for this week…  

STORYLINE Wednesday Worship (6:00 – 8:00pm)
This Wednesday, we’ll conclude our series on “the Doctrine of Providence” with one last look at “How am I supposed to pray to a providential God?”  It will be a very challenging night for teenagers dealing with all kinds of issues in life, and with whatever stage of life they are in.  Be investing in the lives of your unchurched/unsaved friends, and get them here.  We want to show and share Jesus with them!  As always, the worship will be intense, and the night will be enterntaining.

FRAMEWORK Sunday School (9:15 – 10:15am)
This Sunday only (for Easter) we will meet at 9:45am (one time change) and we will stay in the student building for worship and Q&A from your questions on the Doctrine of Providence series.  Email, text, or facebook your questions to me from our series on God and evil, God’s will, and prayer.

MINISTRY TEAMS Sunday Evening (6:30 – 7:30pm)
We will not have any Student Ministry Teams this coming Sunday night because it is Easter Sunday night, and we want you spending it with your family!

EVENTS
April 23 – 24: CBSM All-Nighter ($40).
Turn in your registration card and $40 by Sunday, April 11 and your spot will be reserved for our CBSM All-Nighter.  We will meet at the church at 7pm.  That night we will have an intense worship service, go roller-skating, play laser tag, have all you can eat pizza, go play putt-putt, and then an all you can eat pancake breakfast…all for only $40 as we ride around in charter buses.  We have 200 spots open.  You and all your friends are invited.

May 31 – June 5:  CBSM Camp Week at the BEACH ($325).
This is going to be an awesome week of missions and worship at the beach at our own retreat center. Your $150 deposit to save your spot is due by the end of March (this Wednesday).  Many other details are on our blog.  Just type in “CBSM Beach Camp.”  We have 72 total spots available.  We want you and all your friends to go!

June 26 – July 2: BASIC Detroit Mission Trip ($350). Check our blog for full details.  BASIC is a mission trip to Detroit, MI for training students in missions and evangelism.  It is for students currently in 8th grade (in Spring 2010) and up.  Important BASIC dates: parents meeting (Feb 21), application due (Feb 24), first $100 deposit due (March 10), second $100 deposit due (April 11), and remaining balance of $150 due (May 13). All prerequisites, requirements, qualifications, and expectations are on the BASIC Application attached to this email.  I pray all eligible CBSM students will go.

July 17 – 24: ADVANCE Mission Trip to San Diego ($750).
Check our blog for full details.  ADVANCE is a mission trip to San Diego, CA for challenging students in missions and evangelism.  It is for students currently in 10th grade (in Spring 2010) and up.  Important ADVANCE dates: parents meeting and application due (noon Feb 7), first $100 deposit due (Feb 17), $300 deposit due (April 11), and remaining $350 balance due (July 11).  All prerequisites, requirements, qualifications, and expectations are on the ADVANCE Application attached to this email.  I pray all eligible CBSM students will go.

BLOG:
Check out our blog (www.storylineframework.com <http://www.storylineframework.com/> ) to hear past messages, to watch several weekly videos, to read Chip’s weekly thoughts, etc.  You can subscribe to the blog once you’re on there by entering in your email address to the subscription bar on the right side of the page.  You can also check out our brand spanking new feature…watching our sermons on video!  Our test sermon is on the blog so just go there, scroll down, and press play to check it out.

TXT MSG: If you want to receive pastor Chip’s CBSM Text Msgs, then just text him your first and last name @ (256) 777-3055…and you’ll hear from him regularly with CBSM announcements.
YOUTUBE: Go to youtube and search “cbsmMEDIA” for all our new CBSM videos.

SERMON VIDEOS: You can go to http://www.vimeo.com http://www.vimeo.com and search “cbsmMEDIA” to see our sermon videos uploaded so far.

FACEBOOK:  Make sure to join our CBSM Facebook Page by simply searching “CBSM Facebook” in your facebook search bar.

iTUNES: iTunes has now been updated and all messages through ESTHER are on there!  To subscribe, simply click: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=296245160

Only by His grace,
Chip Dean
Student Ministries Pastor

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