Baptism

Baptism Class

October 22nd, 2017

At Renaissance we believe baptism is a response of obedience to faith in Jesus. It is a way we remember and celebrate the work of God in our lives. If you're interested in finding out more about baptism or would like to be baptized we encourage you to attend this two-week class on Sunday, October 15th and 22nd at 9am.

For those attending the class who wish to be baptized baptisms will be part of our worship service on November 5th

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Gathering Series: "The Book of Jonah" with Eric Mason

October 22nd, 2017

What dates does this RenGroup meet?

9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22

When & where does this RenGroup meet?

9:00am Upstairs @ the West Cabarrus YMCA

What about my kids & teenagers?

Childcare is provided for kids birth to 5th grade, and Renegade Student Ministries meets in the Sullivan Room @ 9am for middle & high schoolers.

Series Trailer

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Series Description

At the end of the day, God is less concerned with what we do for Him than who we are in Him. Few figures illustrate that truth better than Jonah. Focused on the prophet rather than his prophecy, the story of Jonah gives us a picture of a man on the run due to his own selfish desires. Instead of showing mercy to his enemies, he determined to keep God's grace to himself rather than share it with those he considered undeserving. Can you relate?

Throughout each verse-by-verse session, pastor Eric Mason expands our vision to see that Jonah's story is our own. Far more than a thrilling Sunday school adventure, it offers a profound glimpse into the conflict that occurs when God calls resistant believers to His mission. More importantly, it underscores the depths of His compassion not only in redeeming the lost, but in redeeming those whom He has called to participate in His reconciling work.

So climb aboard & settle in as Eric reveals how God uses extraordinary circumstances to break our hearts of selfishness, convince us of His tender care & unite our lives to His glory.

More about Eric Mason

Dr. Eric Mason is the co-founder and Lead Pastor of Epiphany Fellowship in Philadelphia. He is known for articulating & proclaiming the gospel with clarity, passion & authority at churches & conferences nationally. In addition to his role at Epiphany Fellowship, Eric serves as the president of Thriving, a ministry dedicated to aiding ethnic minorities to be resourced & trained for ministry to the urban context. He also serves on the boards of the Acts 29 Network & Reach Life Ministries. Eric received his Master of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary as well as a doctorate degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He resides in Philadelphia with his wife, Yvette & their three children.

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Gathering Series: "Tackling the Tough Stuff"

October 29th - November 12th, 2017

What dates does this RenGroup meet?

This 3-week series will meet on these Sundays: 10/29, 11/5 & 11/12

When & where does this RenGroup meet?

9:00am Upstairs @ the West Cabarrus YMCA

What about my kids?

Childcare is provided for kids birth to 5th grade.

What about my teenagers?

High school students & their SGLs (small group leaders) will join their parents upstairs for this series for all 3 weeks. Parents of middle schoolers have the option to have their students join them upstairs on November 5th (sexual ethics) & November 12th (racial reconciliation) OR to watch have them watch a movie downstairs if they would rather pursue these topics at home. We will be sending out additional information to parents next week in order to help each family make an informed decision that is best for their family.

What topics will we discuss?

Politics & Religion (October 29th), Sexual Ethics (November 5th), Racial Reconciliation (November 12th)

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The NEST Abundance Fall Retreat

November 3rd - November 4th, 2017

$0 - $200

What is Abundance?

Come together with women from across the country & all walks of life for ABUNDANCE, a special 2-day event to explore the sufficiency generosity of Christ. Because at ABUNDANCE, we believe that, in Him, little is much, less is more, hardship is blessing, hurt is healed, and wrong is made right. We believe His love multiplies & His mercy is boundless. We know His grace is gratuitous & His forgiveness is excessive. We trust His kindness is generous & His faithfulness overflows. And we remember, in Him our lives can be abundant.

Date & Location

November 3-4 (Greenville, SC)

Where is the conference being held?

TD Convention Center (1 Exposition Drive Greenville, SC 29607)

Where are we staying?

The Wingate by Wyndham (Greenville Airport) Details at this link: https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wingate/greenville-south-carolina/wingate-by-wyndham-greenville-airport/overview

How many people per room?

We will have 2 women staying in each room to ensure that everyone is comfortable, has plenty of room & can take long showers. :-)

Why the option for 1 night or 2 nights?

Though the conference wraps up on Saturday, some of our ladies enjoy taking advantage of the opportunity to spend some extra time together hanging out in the city, shopping, grabbing dinner, etc. on Saturday night before heading home on Sunday. If that's you, please select the 2-night option & get ready for a great time.

Authors, Teachers & Musical Guests

Lisa Harper, Kelly Minter, Lysa TerKeurst, Angela Thomas-Pharr, Jefferson Bethke, Eric Geiger, Linda & Jen Barrick, Jackie Hill Perry, Eric Mason, Lauren Green McAfee, along with Christian recording artists Christy Nockels & Natalie Grant, will explore & illustrate how embracing God's abundance transforms every area of our lives.

More Info

http://www.lifeway.com/n/Product-Family/Abundance?type=events

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Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

November 19th, 2017

If you have served on any team for the past year, RenBible wants to show you just how much you're appreciated by throwing you a banquet! Well, a luncheon at least. On Sunday, November 19th immediately following the service, we would like to invite you to the Williams Room (right down the hall) so you and your family can enjoy lunch on us. (For any kiddos 5th grade and under, we will have separate child care provided and we'll give them lunch as well so you can sit back and enjoy the celebration of you!)

Please register so we know how many of our awesome volunteers we need to plan for-- and we're hoping for each and every one!

If you have any questions, please contact Denise Long at Denise@RenBible.org!