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Pastoral Candidacy Resources

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After the worship service on Sunday, August 25, the members of Five Points will vote on whether to call Mike Sherf as our Associate Pastor for Adult Discipleship. Over the past few weeks, we have had several opportunities to interact with and hear from Mike. If you missed any of them, audio...

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Tags: pastor, discipleship, candidate

Egocentrism: Not Just for Children

Posted by Christy Ingalsbe on

My very good friend and I often approach discussions from vastly different starting points.  I’ve known her for more than 15 years and we are true friends and sisters in Christ, yet I am still surprised when I realize during a conversation that I’ve completely forgotten (again)...

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Tags: truth, scripture, relationships, egocentrism

Pastoral Candidate: Mike Sherf

Posted by Mark Kakkuri on

“So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you...

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Why Does Baptism Precede The Lord's Supper?

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Posted by JJ Sherwood on

We regularly celebrate the Lord’s Supper during our corporate worship but the Supper is not for everyone in attendance, so we practice what is called ‘fencing the table.’ At Five Points, we fence the table by giving initial instructions as to who can partake of the communion...

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Tags: baptism, communion, lord's supper

Easter Week Day By Day

Posted by JJ Sherwood on

The Gospel Coalition has some excellent resources to help you walk through Easter Week as we look to worship together on Resurrection Sunday. You can find them here and here. Here are Scriptures for every day this week: Monday read Matthew 21:12–22, Mark 11:12–19, Luke...

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Tags: easter, holy week, jesus, jesús, resurrection

Maturing in Christ Together

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With Labor Day in the rearview mirror and students back to school, our attention turns to the beginning of another ministry year. Our desire at Five Points Community Church is to proclaim Jesus Christ, teaching everyone with all wisdom so that, as the apostle Paul writes in Colossians 1.28...

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Enter His Gates with Thanksgiving and His Courts with Praise

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I give you thanks, O LORD, with my whole heart; before the gods I sing your praise; I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.Psalm 138:1–2 We...

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Tags: gratitude, humility, worship

Partner with Our Kenya Team

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For two weeks this August, a team of 21 individuals will be going out from among us to minister to AIDS-affected children and their families in Kenya. While there, they will be serving with Christ's Hope International at six of their CarePoint mission outposts, including hosting a three day...

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Tags: great commission, missions, orphan

Our Infinitely Glorious God

Posted by JJ Sherwood on

Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things. Blessed be his glorious name forever; may the whole earth be filled with his glory! Amen and Amen! Psalm 72.18-19 As spring has turned to summer, we Michiganders rejoice! I know I'm biased, but there's no where else in...

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FellowshipOne GO

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We have transitioned to a new church database called FellowshipOne GO. This system is mobile-friendly (for Apple and Android) and will function as a calendar, group finder, directory, online giving portal, and check-in for children's classes. Check out some of the changes below and...

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