You are invited to join us on Sunday, May 7 as we celebrate our high school graduates: Abigail Kutzer, Beth Magee, Mercer Sanger, Jonathan Tucker and Baylor Wrubel. During the worship service that morning, we will be recognizing them and praying for the next stage of their lives.
Immediately following the service, we hope you will stick around for the 2:42 Lunch where we plan to continue the celebrations. We are planning a pizza buffet bar – something to help them kick-start their “freshman 15”. Be a part of celebrating our largest graduating class in several years.
You may be wondering why we call our fellowship lunches “2:42 Lunch”. It is because Acts 2:42 is the motivation for these quarterly lunches. “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.”
Former Rice University Admissions Officer to Lecture on Ways to Slash College Costs.
Workshop is free-but fills up quickly…
An extremely popular lecture is being held this month at the Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church for the parents of high school sophomores and juniors.
The workshop, which is being offered without cost to attendees, will focus on little known ways of getting grants and scholarships for college, regardless of GPA or how much money a family earns. The class will cover topics such as how to double or triple eligibility for scholarships (even if a family makes too much money to qualify for financial aid), the secret to attending a private college or university for less than the price of a state school and the single biggest mistake that 9 out of 10 parents make when trying to figure out how to fund their child’s college education.
This class is free and registration is required. Tickets are available on a “first-come, first-served” basis. Space is limited by the size of the room. The workshop is being held at the Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1351 South Mason Road, Katy TX on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. We start at 7:00 p.m. and finish at 8:30. Kurt Goedecke, CHFC, is teaching the workshop. Mr. Goedecke is the former Assistant Director of Admissions at Rice University and a nationally recognized expert on college planning. Word to the wise – don’t wait to register. To reserve a seat go to www.CollegeMoneyforTexans.org
Sunday school this fall begins September 11.
The Apostle’s Creed
There are many denominations, divisions and theological disputes in the modern church. But despite these types of disunity, there is a common core of belief that all faithful Christians have affirmed throughout history. And for almost two millennia, this core of belief has been summarized in the Apostles’ Creed. This series explains the history and use of the Apostles’ Creed, as well as the details and significance of each of its articles of faith. (source: Third Millennium Ministries course description). The course will be led by a team of teachers each leading discussion on an area of the creed. Course background materials can be viewed or downloaded at Third Millennium Ministries website (www.thirdmil.org). Join us this fall as we study this important historic creed.
The Letter of James
In a class led by Kent Saugier this fall, adult Sunday school looks at James for 12 weeks, September 18 – December 11. According to James, being double minded is a problem. One cannot live with the mind of Christ and the mind of Man and suppose that we belong to Christ. Do I have two wedding rings? Do I play for two opposing sports teams? Can I be both a vegetarian and a meat eater? Of course not, certain things are mutually exclusive. James relays to us that the same is true of our minds, we cannot be double minded, pursuing both God and another love. James introduces the theme of double mindedness right at the beginning of his letter, and in this he shows us how this works out in the most practical aspects of our everyday lives, such as anger, taming our tongue, doing good works, building our personal brand, prayer, favoritism and the trials of life.
High School Class
The high school students at Cornerstone will participate in a project-based Sunday School class this year. Under the facilitating efforts of Nathan and Alisa Cotton, the students will choose an area of Katy, Texas, culture that they want to address with the Gospel. Students will then form a driving question that will guide their researching of that particular area of Katy culture, under the guidance of the facilitators. Students will then choose the best way to communicate how this need can be addressed by putting together an appropriate media product targeting Christian and NonChristian teens living in Katy. The goal of this process is to introduce theological and Biblical concepts to the students, in the very specific areas they are already very interested and engaged with in Katy culture. We are trying to find the sweet spot between what they need to know about the Gospel; how that applies to the life of a teenager living in Katy by means of giving them a real life cultural issue in Katy, Texas, to solve. Leaders are Nathan and Alisa Cotton, and Todd Glover.
Junior High Class
Todd Elgie is leading the junior high group again this year. He is using the “So What” curriculum from Great Commission Publications.
Cornerstone’s Stepping Stones Ministry for girls ages 10-13 will launch on Friday, January 8. We will meet in the Education Building Lounge from 7:00-8:30 p.m., once a month through May, with an evening of food, fun, and discussions about the skills needed for navigating life’s path as a daughter of Christ. Girls in this age group are invited and encouraged to bring a friend. Talk to Linda Cover for more details.
Classes begin this Sunday, September 13 at 9:00 a.m. Read more