Last week was a busy and exciting week in the life of Homeland Park Baptist Church and for the youth. We started our Bible study through the parables of Jesus this past Wednesday night and they learned of the immeasurable value of God’s kingdom from Matthew 13:45-46. On Sunday night, the church hosted a reception for my seminary graduation (which was incredible!). This provided an awesome time for the youth to hang out with the church body and to grow deeper in our relationships with one another.
Thank you to all who organized, served, attended, and gave for this occasion! I have truly been blessed by your unconditional and sacrificial love, which is a great reminder of God’s immense love towards us all through Jesus. I’m so thankful God allowed me to finish seminary at Homeland Park. This church is a precious gift of encouragement and love and is a great example of the beauty of the body of Christ. Thank you so much for a great evening and for all that you have done for Elizabeth and me!
This week, we continue our study through the parables of Jesus and will look at Matthew 13:47-50. This parable tells us more about the kingdom of heaven and the great implications of responding to the Gospel. Bible study is Wednesday night, 6:30-7:30. The Family Life Center will open at 6:00 for anyone wanting to hang out!
Finally, remember our trip to see the Clemson-Wake Forest basketball game on Saturday, January 24. The game tips-off at noon and we will meet to leave from the church at 9:45 am. We will arrive back between 3:15-3:30. Lunch will be provided and the cost for the trip is $5
In order to reserve a ticket, you must pick up a permission packet from me, fill it out completely, and return it to me as soon as possible. We have 10 student tickets and tickets will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. In the event of more than 10 students reserving tickets, we will have a waiting list. Tickets must be reserved by Wednesday, January 21.
If you have any questions, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org!