The Skinny: October 29, 2017

Headlines & Sunday Announcements

CRIES OF THE HEART: A SERVICE OF LAMENT & HOPE

Friday, November 03 / 7:00PM

In our loss and suffering, we scramble for understanding, stability, and orientation, yet what we most need is witness. We need presence, because we wrestle better together. We need to know what to do with the fragments left in our hands: fragments of our hopes, our anger, and our confusion. Cries of the Heart will be a time to grieve and to hold space for each other, rather than pursuing quick fixes. We will gather to plant our tears and to re-engage belief in a good Father through prayer, song, and teaching. There will be childcare available for infants through 5th grade. This is open to anyone in the Warehouse community, and anyone outside of our walls who is dealing with grief and loss.

WEST CHARLOTTE COALITION COLLABORATIVE WORSHIP GATHERING

Friday, November 10 @7:30pm / The Movement Center

Come out for an evening focused on prayer and corporate worship with our friends, neighbors, and allies in West Charlotte. As one Church, we will respond to Jesus through listening, praying, and fellowship. The night will be hosted inside the Movement Center in the lower level at the Missions Place [2225 Freedom Drive]. Parking is available both in the top lot and in the gravel lot below. No childcare available for this event, though kids are encouraged to come!

WAREHOUSE TALKS: FOOD JUSTICE AND THRIVING NEIGHBORHOODS

Tuesday, November 14 @ 7pm

Food is the backbone of culture and a basic human need, yet many Charlotte residents have no access to fresh, nutritious food, and many more have no idea where or how their food was grown. What would it take for the “food deserts” in Charlotte to disappear? What if neighborhoods with high-risk of food insecurity not only had greater access to fresh food but also became hubs for sustainable, collaborative, joyful food production? How might a transformed food culture impact the thriving of these neighborhoods as a whole? Come interact with an expert panel of master gardeners, community activists, social entrepreneurs, and non-profit leaders as we collaborate together for food justice and thriving neighborhoods.


Stuff You Should Know

ASHLEY PARK / WAYS TO ENGAGE

> Link your Harris Teeter VIC Card to Ashley Park PreK-8 School. They need to be re-linked each school year!

Join the care team: In partnership with Center City Church, Warehouse is committing to care for the staff and teachers in many creative ways!

> Become a Reading Buddy to a kindergartener! The commitment is each Wednesday from 11:30-12:15 at Ashley Park. The first step is campus pre approval and then signing up for Active Reading Training. For more information email Marc Dickmann.

>Donate items for the Ashley Park Greater Enrichment Program. Drop them off in the barrels at Kids Check-In and in the arena.

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