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The Beginning and Connected - Membership Class

August 28th - November 13th, 2017

This group is reserved for those currently in the church membership process.

The Beginning is a helpful step for new disciples. During this five-session study, participants will explore the foundations of following Jesus and find answers to the kinds of questions all disciples ask, including:

-What does it mean to become a disciple of Jesus?

-How do I make Jesus the center of my life?

-How do I connect with God in a deep and personal way?

-What does my relationship with Jesus look like in community?

-How do I model Jesus in my everyday life?

After completing The Beginning, we will dive in to CONNECTED: My Life in the Church.

This study gives you biblical understanding of what it means to be a part of the body of Christ. It examines important connections like service, growth, and prayer.

Leaders

Eric & Erin Lairsey, elairsey@infocuschurch.org

Where

In Focus Church 562 Old Evans Rd Evans, GA 30809

When

Mondays, 7:00-8:30PM

Childcare available if needed

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Dynamic Marriage

September 10th - November 12th, 2017

This course is full. Please email Becky Kridner at bkridner@infocuschurch.org to be added to a waiting list. Thank you.

Dynamic Marriage is a 9 week course that will help you discover how your marriage can thrive and be more fulfilling than you ever thought possible.

Based on the "Love Bank" model from the book, "His Needs, Her Needs" by Dr. Willard Harley, you'll learn how communication and behavior styles affect the way you and your spouse act and react to each other.

This course is $150 per couple and includes trained facilitator instruction, the 9-session kit and childcare. Classes are held at In Focus Church on Sunday nights from 6:15-8:15pm.

If you have any questions, concerns or needs for partial scholarship, contact Becky Kridner at bkridner@infocuschurch.org or (706) 421-7663.

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Corporate Prayer and Communion

September 17th - October 15th, 2017

We believe that God powerfully uses our prayer not only to transform people and circumstances but also to unite us as the body of Christ. Please join us in the auditorium on the Sunday evenings listed below at 6:00 pm for corporate prayer, worship, and communion.

Registration is not required.

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Every Nation Campus Worship Nights!

September 19th - September 26th, 2017

We are having Campus Night, a gathering of college students for a time of worship and encouragement, once a month here at In Focus Church. This event is open to all college students as well as those ages 18-25 not currently enrolled in school. Registration is not required.

These will take place on the following dates:

Sept. 19 @7pm

Oct. 17 @ 7pm

Nov. 28 @ 7pm

For more information, you may contact the ENC Campus leader, Alli Townsend alli.encaugusta@gmail.com.

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Baptism Class

September 21st, 2017

If you're interested in being baptized this year, please plan to attend this class! Baptism is an outward declaration of your commitment to Christ. This class will teach you about the purpose and power of baptism. This class will take place on Thursday, Sept 21 at 6:30pm. Then you will have the opportunity to be a part of our Baptism Service on Sunday, September 24 at 5pm.

Please register today to let us know you're coming! You may contact the office at 706-868-7788 if you have questions or need further information. Childcare is available.

**This class is offered to adults as well as children over 10 years old.

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Baptism Service and Welcome Home Party

September 24th, 2017

Our annual baptism service will be held on Sunday, September 24 at 5:00pm . You don't want to miss this exciting celebration as people publicly declare their desire to follow Jesus!

Childcare is available for infants through 2nd grade.

Join your church family afterward in the field for the Welcome Home party! Please bring your picnic blanket or chair and stay for dinner to continue the celebration.

Stop by the Information Desk or the Resource Center to get your meal ticket for your complimentary dinner.

Mark your calendar now! We can't wait!

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ENC Fall Retreat

September 29th - October 1st, 2017

$100

This year ENC is headed to the MOUNTAINS for our annual southeast fall retreat! Join us as we gather together with our ENC chapters from Orlando, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, and Kennesaw at Camp Highland in Ellijay, Ga on Sept. 29-Oct. 1. As always, this will be a great time to get away and draw close to the Lord.

This retreat is open to anyone ages 18-25. You do not have to be currently enrolled in college to attend.

The cost is $100 which covers 5 meals, lodging for 2 nights, transportation, and ENC swag. Please reserve your spot TODAY with a $25 deposit. All payments are due in full by Sept. 25.

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Men's Golf Tournament

October 7th, 2017

$45

The Men's Ministry of In Focus Church will be hosting a golf tournament on Saturday, October 7, at Jones Creek Golf Club with a shotgun start at 9am. All skill levels are invited to participate. This is a great opportunity to meet new guys in a fun setting. You will be placed on a 4-man team playing a scramble format. Each team will have an equal representation of skill levels based on the answer you provide when registering. There will be prizes awarded to the top 3 teams. The cost is $45, and that includes range balls, 18 holes of golf, and a hamburger buffet lunch when your round is over.

Register here to reserve your spot. The deadline to register is Friday, October 6 at 12pm. Contact Pastor Eric if you have questions at elairsey@infocuschurch.org

If you have someone that you would like to play with then please let Pastor Eric know, and we will do everything we can to accommodate that request provided that it doesn't create a "super" team with an unfair playing advantage.

Full refunds will be given should the event be canceled due to inclement weather.

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The Collective 2017 - Ladies Event

October 13th - December 8th, 2017

The Collective is a gathering for worship, teaching, and prayer. Hosted by the Ladies Ministry at In Focus Church, The Collective will meet five times in 2017 as an extension of all God is doing in and through In Focus Church.

We believe every lady is valuable, significant and loved by God. We know that God’s purpose and plan for each person on the planet is sure and dependable. No matter your age, background, status, where you have been or where you are going...YOU are welcome at The Collective. We want you to find a place to belong, rest, and grow with Jesus and one another.

We desire for The Collective to be a time where ladies will encounter God and His love, hear the truth of God and sense His grace, experience freedom in worship and fellowship, and enjoy building friendship with other ladies in our community

The Collective welcomes ladies high school age and older to attend. No registration is required.

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October 13

December 8

Doors open at 6:30pm for fellowship.

Our desire is for all ladies to attend The Collective without hindrances and distractions. This is why we ask that no children or babies be brought in to this event. Thank you for complying with this request. However, if you are a single mom or the wife of a deployed spouse, we'd like to offer you childcare for this event. Please email Olivia Liebig at oliebig@infocuschurch.org for details.

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Adult Mission Trip to South Africa

October 20th - October 30th, 2017

Once again, In Focus Church will partner with the Thembalitsha Foundation to bring hope to the destitute, sick, and vulnerable in the communities of the Western Cape.

The team will have the opportunity to serve at the EduCare centers (Pre-Ks) throughout the community. Job details will be forthcoming. The trip will cost approximately $2,830.

All trip applicants, including any mission trip alumni that desire to go in 2017, are expected to attend an informational meeting on Dec. 4 at 6:30PM.

Please complete and return the trip application by Dec. 1 to mbrocato@infocuschurch.org or to the church office. Registering and filling out an application does not guarantee your selection for the team. The team is chosen through a vetting process that takes into consideration team needs and dynamics.

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The Arena 2017 - Men's Event

October 20th - December 1st, 2017

The Arena is an opportunity for men to gather together in a relaxed setting to have fun, build relationships, and worship together. All events are held on Friday nights.

We believe that all men have ‘fight’ in their hearts. It’s how we were made. The question is, what are we fighting for? A mercenary fights for his own benefit, but a warrior fights for a cause bigger than himself. We are called, as Christians, to be warriors for the sake of the Gospel.

Our hope is that while at The Arena, you will experience the depth of God’s love for you, as well as sense the urgency of the battle at hand for our own lives, our families, and our fellow brothers.

1 Timothy 6:11-12 says, "But you, O man of God, flee from these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made the good confession before many witnesses.”

The Arena is open to all men, including high school juniors and seniors. Registration not required. Mark your calendar now! Doors open at 6:30pm.

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SERVE Week - Reaching our community with the love of Jesus.

October 21st - October 28th, 2017

We desire for service to become part of our lives as a natural outflow of our walk with Jesus. In our quest to become more like Him, we reach out to our community and serve and love in practical ways during specific times throughout the year. As a church, we clear the calendar and focus on reaching out and serving others corporately in order to have the greatest impact!

Our next SERVE week is October 21-28! Check back here for more information.

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IMPACT Youth Laser Tag And Bonfire

October 25th, 2017

Join us at IMPACT on Wednesday, October 25th for a special laser tag and bonfire night. We’ll have fun, fast-paced laser tag going on in the field and a couple of bonfires burning in the parking lot so you and your friends can get your s’mores on! We’ll also have other game options available if laser tag isn’t your thing.

Dress appropriately for the weather as we’ll be outside. You may also bring a lawn chair and/or blanket if you’d like. And, if you’re playing laser tag you’ll want to wear dark clothing.

We hope to see you there, and remember, bring a friend with you!!!

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Intercessory Prayer

November 5th - January 1st, 2018

We believe that God powerfully uses prayer to transform people, circumstances, our church, our nation, and the world! If you have a heart to pray, please join us each Sunday morning at 7:30 am in Room J in the Kids Wing at In Focus Church.

No registration required!

Membership

Membership Class - Take the Next Step!

November 5th, 2017

This class will answer your questions about the mission and values of In Focus Church and afterwards, you'll have the opportunity to take the next step in making In Focus your church home. If you feel God is leading you to this, please register to let us know you're coming.

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The Lift Tour

November 10th - November 11th, 2017

$45

We are excited to be taking a group of our students to The Lift Tour!!

The Cost is $45 and will go up to $49 on September 1st.

This event is open to all 6th-12th graders and will be taking place at Warren Baptist Church on November 10 & 11.

The LIFT Tour is a world-class weekend experience that will challenge your students at all points in their spiritual walks to forsake selfish dreams, desires and demands, and embrace a Christ-centered lifestyle. The Lift Tour is an extension of Student Leadership University in partnership with LifeWay Students. SLU is a progressive leadership organization that partners with local churches, schools and families to give teenagers and executive level leadership training through the lens that leadership begins at the feet of Jesus.

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Guest Reception

November 12th, 2017

If you are new to In Focus or have visited within the last few months, you are invited to a lunch reception on Sunday, November 12, 2017, immediately following our last service of the morning. This will allow you the opportunity to meet the staff in a relaxed setting while enjoying a delicious catered meal.

Lunch is free and a kid-friendly lunch will be served in the Kid's Wing for children 5th grade and younger. If pizza is not appropriate for your younger children, we ask that you please bring lunch for them when you drop them off in the nursery that morning.

PLEASE register your spouse and/or 6th grade and older children separately so we will have an accurate headcount for lunch.

Please do not register your younger children, you can provide their information in the childcare portion of the registration.

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Small Group Leader Training

December 10th, 2017

At In Focus Church we believe strong community is vital to spiritual and relational growth. We have an outstanding group of Small Group leaders and as we continue to grow, we need more!

If you are a member of In Focus Church and desire to lead a small group, please sign up to attend this class on Sunday, July 30 at 3:00pm.