Chestnut Ridge Church
Beyond - Part 2
Over the past 30 years, God has accomplished amazing things through Chestnut Ridge Church, but what might He want to accomplish in the days ahead? What opportunities do we have to impact this city, state or nation for Christ? Beyond is a new and visionary series, examining the challenges and opportunities we have before us. We'll talk about where we feel God is leading us as a church and what part each of us may be able to play. The key verse for Beyond is Ephesians 3:20-21: "...to Him who is able to do above and beyond all that we ask or think according to the power that works in us—to Him be glory..." It's time to go beyond where we've been...to become more.
Locations & Times
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  • Chestnut Ridge Church [CRC]
    2223 Cheat Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508, USA
    Sunday 8:00 AM
  • Chestnut Ridge Church
    Sunday 5:55 PM

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Music from today
Grateful, Fullness, God I Look to You, What a Beautiful Name

http://theridge.church/Pray40 Sign up today at theridge.church/Pray40 to receive the 40-Day Guide to Spiritual Growth in your email inbox! Pray/40 began today, and it will go through mid-November. Join us in prayer as, together, we pray for one another, our church, community and beyond! On Facebook, CRC Prays is the new community page where you can be a part of doing the same.

http://theridge.church/CRCCampusEncounter October 19, 7pm—Encounter is happening week at The Cue (222 High St.). It’s a campus gathering with free food, worship, and Bible discussion for college-aged students. Get the dates and info at theridge.church/CRCCampusEncounter.

http://theridge.church/RealMarriage South Ridge Church, a sister church of Chestnut Ridge Church, is hosting the Real Marriage Conference for married or engaged couples. Childcare is provided for Friday evening, and the cost is $35 per couple. Find more info at theridge.church/RealMarriage, and register by today’s deadline.

http://theridge.church/FamilyMinVolunteer Looking for ways to use your time, talents and resources? Ready to say yes! to using your gifts to invest in the next generation? Attend next weekend’s Family Ministry Volunteer Orientation to hear about where this serve team at Chestnut Ridge Church is headed, take a look at the Sunday-morning environments, and find your best fit as you make a difference at The Ridge! Let us know you’re coming, and get the details at theridge.church/FamilyMinVolunteer.

http://theridge.church/MasqueRave October 24, 7–8:30pm—Students in Deviate (grades 6–8), Wired (grades 9–12) and their friends are invited to Masquerave at the Movies. The fun will include mask making, a dance floor with DJ, carnival style games, food, SURPRISES and prizes—for the best costume, best mask, and more—so come dressed as your favorite movie character! This event is free and open to all 6th-12th grade students in Morgantown. More at theridge.church/MasqueRave.

http://theridge.church October 24th is the deadline to register your high schooler for Fall Wired Weekend, happening November 3–5, at Camp Harmony in Pennsylvania. It’ll be a great get-away with a lot of fun, time to hang out with friends, time to step outside of normal routines, and time grow closer to God. Register and find more info at theridge.church/FallWiredWeekend.

http://theridge.church/comedian Save the date—November 16, 7pm; at CRC—for more info, visit theridge.church/comedian

http://theridge.church/celebraterecovery Meets Mondays, 6:30–8:30 pm—Celebrate Recovery is a place to share the struggles and victories of your hurts, habits, or hang-ups. For more information, visit theridge.church/celebraterecovery. CR is open to the public, and childcare is available.

Beyond - Part 2 [October 15, 2017] Kevin Deming

Beyond is a generational investment in our future and the next generation.
OUR VISION:

To be an inviting church for those who are turning to God.
Beyond is a generational investment as we focus on the next generation.
To invest in our next generation is to invest in our future.
“It is always impossible to lay blame neatly when one generation fails to pass its faith on to the next one. Did the first generation fail to reach out, or did the second generation just harden their hearts? The answer is usually both. Mistakes made by a Christian generation are often magnified in the next, nominal one. Commitment is replaced by complacency and then by compromise.”
Tim Keller
We want to go BEYOND by building an even greater investment in the next generation of children and students by providing opportunities for the church to purposefully engage with them,by inviting their friends, and by making a difference in their lives.
OUR PART:

Start at home
Make a difference by serving
Be generous for the next generation
Cover the next generation with prayer
To invest in our next generation is to invest in our future.

Discussion Questions

Ready to take a next step in your personal or group study time? Follow the link below for printable discussion questions about today's message. You'll also find links to this Sunday's audio, video and weekend program.

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