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Join us for a Church-wide “Wreck The Roof” Event

 

“Light The Night” is a neighborhood outreach effort to connect with our neighbors and community in a simple, lighthearted and positive way. We want to show kindness through generously offering food, getting to know our neighbors, and by inviting them to check out Current.

For several years now the Life Groups of Current have participated in this neighborhood outreach on Halloween night to connect with and invite their neighbors to Current.  We’re grateful to our Life Groups for blazing the trail! 

This coordinated outreach effort will take place on October 31st during Trick-or-Treating hours. 

 

The neighborhood traditions of the Halloween holiday create the perfect conditions for us to connect with our neighbors. On this night, more than any other night in the year; people are out walking through their neighborhoods as a family and they are more open to having a friendly conversation with their neighbors.  In addition, on this night of the year it is socially acceptable to receive candy from strangers, therefore people are also more likely to accept food offered in good will, from their neighbors.  

 

Our selection of this night for the outreach is not an endorsement of Halloween. We realize people’s views and opinions about Halloween differ widely. It is our desire to redeem this night and use it for God’s glory. We want to literally shine the light of Jesus on this night in our community, thus the name, “Light The Night.” 

Why Are We Doing This?
 
  • Helps us live out our “Wreck The Roof” value as we connect with neighbors and invite others to Current.  

  • Helps us live out our “Break The Bread” value as we build relationships with others from Current and with our neighbors. 

  • A great opportunity to shine the light of Jesus in our culture in a tangible way.

  • Allows our church family to come together in excitement and purpose around a church-wide ministry event. 

  • Places the people of Current “on the map” in their neighborhoods for long term outreach opportunities. 

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How to Get Involved

Pray! 

Ask God to use all of us to help reach our neighbors and community.  Pray that our conversations and invitations will be well received and act as seeds that God will use to bring about more and more people connecting to Jesus! 

 

Attend an “Ignition Event”

Considering serving as a Host Home?  Choose one of the four “Ignition Events” and get all the details.  Sunday, September 24th 9:30 & 11:00 a.m.. Sunday, October 1st 9:30 & 11:00 a.m. 

 

Bring Candy To Church

Help provide great candy for all the invite bags we’ll be passing out to trick-or-treaters.  

Bring FULL SIZE candy bars only, and only the following varieties:  KitKat, Snickers, 

Reece’s Cups, Butterfinger, M&M’s (regular).  Bring your candy on the following Sundays in October; 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

 

Join A Host Home

If you’re not connected to a Life Group that’s participating and would love to join up with a Host Home from Current just sign up at the booth in the lobby on Sunday, October 8th or 15th. 

 

Be Part of the Packing & Prayer Party 

Join us on Wednesday, October 25th 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.  In The Source, where we will assemble the treat bags that will be given out to all the trick-or-treaters.  We will be encouraging you to serve with your Host Home Group!  A light dinner will be provided.  

 

Get Ready To Light The Night 

Don’t miss the 9:30 or 11:00 a.m. services on Sunday, October 29th!  There will be a special message as we prepare to reach our community.  Enjoy hot dogs and more before and after the services.  Host Homes will also pick up their treat bags for the big event! 

 

Light The Night Neighborhood Outreach

Be part of this church-wide, neighborhood outreach on Tuesday, October 31st 

How to get involved
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