Announcements – April 21, 2023

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
The fourth petition in the Lord’s Prayer, as recorded by Luke, is that our Father might “forgive us our sins” (Luke 11:4). This request is actually composed of two parts.  The first is that we might be forgiven. The second is that we might extend this forgiveness to others.
This coming Lord’s Day, we will look carefully at the first part of this model prayer.  As you examine it, you might have a few of questions springing into your mind. Why do we need to pray this prayer if we are already forgiven by God?  Haven’t all of our sins already been atoned for once-and-for-all on the cross of Christ?  Does our ongoing forgiveness require confession of our sins, many which we may not even be aware of?
As we probe this part of Holy Scripture, we will be taken deep into the glorious wonder and power of our Lord’s cross and the depth of His love. We will also discover the ‘secret’ to finding fresh joy and assurance each day as we serve our great King and High Priest!
I can’t wait to see you on Sunday!
All my love, always,


HPRC May 4th Meal:  CPC will provide a meal on Thursday, May 4, for the Huntsville Pregnancy Resource Center parenting class. It is a very simple, yet tangible, way to help this important ministry.

Please use this link for details and signup.

Youth Group: The schedule for the Winter/Spring is as follows:

April 16th
April 23rd
May 7th
May 21st (Class of 2023 Night)

VBS Save the Date: Mark your calendars for VBS 2023: The Race is On! June 12-15 9:00am-12:00pm. Please contact Anne Swanner ( if you are interested in serving at VBS this year.

Senior Fellows: The Senior Fellows will have breakfast on the first Tuesday of each month at 9 AM at the church.

Women’s Ministry Monthly Lunch: Our next monthly luncheon will be the first Thursday of each month at 11 AM at the Timbers Edge Clubhouse located at 1 Timbers Main, Brownsboro. It’s potluck – feel free to bring a dish or just yourself. If you have questions or transportation needs please contact Pat Galecki at 256-244-0612

Senior Sisters: The sisters have an exercise class on Mondays 10-11:30am at the church.

Women’s Ministry Bible Studies: There are three ongoing bible studies.

Tuesday Morning Study:

Time: 9:30-11 am
Location: Christ Pres Fellowship Hall
Teacher: Amy Schnorrenberg

Wednesday Morning Study:

Time: 10-1130 am
Location: Christ Pres Fellowship Hall
Topic: Book of Ephesians
Teacher: Mike Calvert
Book: The Bible
Material: Lesson handout sheets will be given out a week in advance

Wednesday Evening Study:

Time: 6-730 pm
Topic: The Messy Women in Jesus’ Genealogy
Facilitator: Cynthia Keen
Book: What’s She Doing Here by Susan Tyner can be ordered through for $16.99 +SH

Men’s Ministry:

Culinary Fellowship
We look forward to a men’s food and fellowship evening together towards the end of April or early May! This is a great event to simply meet other men from the church and enjoy some amazing food!

Friday Bible Study
Our men’s Friday Bible study runs Friday, January 13th through Friday, April 28th. Mike will be teaching on the book of Ephesians. While no book is required, John Stott’s commentary on Ephesians (The Bible Speaks Today Series) will be a helpful companion. The study runs from 11:30 to 12:30 each Friday.

Tuesday Bible Study
The men have completed their studying a classic of the Christian faith, John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress. They will take a break over the summer and plan to reconvene this fall for another study series.  For additional information, please contact Joseph Prinzinger at

Career Group: Sunday evening Bible study & fellowship meets at the home of Jim and Sharon Daughtry, 5726 Jones Valley Drive each Sunday at 5:30 PM.


Healing: Please pray for the health of the following individuals: Perry Calvert, Collins Bailey, Steve Terry, Bill Cowley, and Elizabeth Holton. Additional details may be found in the Ministries/Prayer Requests section of the church website.

Ministries: Please pray for the following missionaries and ministries: Seth and Jessica Lewis (Ireland); Steve and Rita Williams (New Zealand); Noah and Karleigh Stephens (Thailand); Vinnie and Molly Athey (RUF at UAH); Marcus and Jessica Nobles (RUF at Alabama A&M); Ken and Angie Burnett (FCA); Franky and Alaina Garcia (church plant in Canada); Dieter Paulson (church plant in Scottsboro, AL); Gannon Miles (seminary student); The Huntsville Pregnancy Resource Center.

Deaths: Please join us in praying for Linda Osmer and the Matheny family following the death of Linda’s mother, Mary Simms.

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