Posted by: goldengatefellowship | December 5, 2011

GGF News 12/2/2011

Jesus said that when He is lifted up, He will draw everyone to Him.  He was speaking about His crucifiction, but isn’t it also true that whenever Jesus is celebrated- He attracts people to Him?  At Christmas more than any other time- Jesus is attracting people to Him.  Even though many aren’t aware of it.  I believe that Christmas is all about the attractiveness of Jesus.  This year, let every song, gift, and festivity point you to the attractiveness of Jesus
If you would like to discuss and of these thoughts further- I would love to get together with you.  Don Creasman 519-5556

Children’s Christmas Boxes for Ensenada!
It’s that time of year- when we get to remember our young friends in Ensenada.  Don’t miss this opportunity to be blessed and to bless others.  Families, Small Groups, Office Groups, and other Churches can all get in on the Blessing.  We need everyone’s help!  We will have our GGF Box Assembling Party on Sunday Dec. 4th- but Boxes can be turned in as late as 12/11.  For more info- check out the attached flyer.

Christmas Box Donations!  If you can’t do the shopping – we still need your help.  We need donations to help cover the box contents and for transportation.  Just mark your check Christmas Boxes- thanks!

Visitors from Down Under! The Dautermann’s!  Sunday Dec. 4th
Peter and the girls will be stopping by  on there way back to NZ.  Everyone is welcome to greet them and join us for lunch as well.

“The Mystery of Suffering” Sermon Series.  In January we will begin a discussion on Suffering.  Please take some time to reflect on the questions and experiences you have concerning suffering.  If you could email them, or drop them in the box, we will try to look at them during the series.

Benevolence Funds Needed!   Recently GGF had the privileged of helping someone make their rent payment.  We need to replenish our benevolence funds.  If you would like to be a part of the blessing- just mark your check Benevolence. Thanks!


Dec 11th.  Christmas Play.  Mark your Calendars now for our Children’s Christmas Play- and a visit from Santa!

GGF  Sermon Podcast!  If you were out of town- or would just like to hear last week’s sermon over- this is for you! Check out this Link and let us know what you think.

Book Club-   Dec. 1st   Tattoos on the Heart, by Gregory Boyle.   Why not read a great book and get together with great people.  For more info- contact Kathleen Talbot at   


Small Groups-  We would like everyone at GGF to belong to a Small Group. There are several opportunities, and different kinds of Small Groups available.  Please contact me and we’ll find the right Small Group for you!  Don  519-5556

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