Elements City Church
FOCUS - wk4 Own It
The mission of our church is 'inviting people into a life-giving and life-changing relationship with Jesus' and it's the driving heartbeat of everything we do. We want to pursue it within a culture that lives out some key passions: Inviting, Connecting, Serving and everyone "owning it" - leveraging their investment to see people take first steps and next steps of faith.
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  • Elements City Church
    1825 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712, USA
    domingo 5:00 PM

Thanks for joining us...

Thanks for being with us, we pray that tonight would be encouraging for your week ahead. If you're a guest here with us, we invite you to fill out our communication card at the Next Steps table in the hallway after service, we'd love to meet you and we have a free gift for you. Click the link below to see THE WEEKLY - our digital announcements/info for all things happening in and around Elements...

http://elem.cc/weekly
We've been looking the last three weeks at our mission and the kind of culture Elements is to have as we: Invite, Connect and Serve. Today we want to call all of us to "own it" - to say yes to owning our part in this journey of following Jesus and fueling his mission here.
We're to OWN our relationship with Christ.
Jesus had a DTR with his disciples one day that challenged them on the tension that exists between being a FAN or FOLLOWER of him. Challenging them to own their faith in him and with him.
Jesus challenged them to own their "followership". It’s being totally and completely saved by grace – but now fueled by God’s grace to actually follow and grow into all God desires and designs for us.
Principle:
Owning our faith, isn’t about earning our faith, but it is about authenticating it.
We're not to stay spiritual babies waiting to be fed and grow – we’re actively engaged in the process of OWNING our faith as we follow after Jesus and His best for us.
“The mature Christian life involves a congruence of grace and work.”
-Eugene Peterson

We OWN that we must SHARE our faith. INVITING = “what we care about we share about”. “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. -Matthew 28:19
We OWN that we all have part in SERVING others, in our homes, church, neighborhoods, and community.
“God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” -1 Peter 4:10
We OWN that we are the church and our commitment to being the church! (EACH one doing their part - EVERYONE committed to doing it together)
Need Prayer? ....we've got some of our prayer team and pastors available following service to pray with you. Or you can text the word "prayer" to our phone number: #520-300-9001 to submit your prayer request to our prayer team to partner with you.

Thanks for partnering with us to BE the church in our city... (online giving)

Thank you so much! All we do is fueled by your gifts. You can be a financial partner with us by giving in the boxes in the back or give online here: *(there are also resources on that page to help you)

http://elem.cc/give

We sent out an email last week with an update on our MOVE to share the Emmanuel Baptist Church campus beginning Nov. 5th

Join our After-Party celebration - Sunday October 29th

Thanks for joining us...

Thanks for being with us, we pray that tonight would be encouraging for your week ahead. If you're a guest here with us, we invite you to fill out our communication card at the Next Steps table in the hallway after service, we'd love to meet you and we have a free gift for you. Click the link below to see THE WEEKLY - our digital announcements/info for all things happening in and around Elements...

http://elem.cc/weekly