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Imani MCC of Durham

Focusing Our Faith

“We live by faith (Imani) and not by sight.” II Corinthians 5:7
Imani MCC's 22nd Church Anniversary

Imani MCC's 22nd Church Anniversary
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am is Imani's 22nd Church Anniversary. Our theme is "We've Come This Far By Faith." Apostle Yvonne Harrison will be our guest speaker. We will have Ole School Church and a Potluck Dinner After Service.

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Above-The-Tithe Challenge Offering
every Sunday
thru Anniversary Sunday, November 17th
A generous, anonymous donor has promised to match, dollar for dollar, every offering you give that is above your regular tithe amount up to $1000 from now through Sunday, November 17th, 2019, our church’s 22nd Anniversary. That means that every extra dollar you give counts double toward funding all the amazing ministries of Imani MCC.

Please give as you normally do – whether by check or cash during our Sunday Worship Service (mark the Above the Tithe amount that you enclose on your offering envelope) or use our Cash App $ImaniMCCofNC or PayPal.me/ ImaniMCC smartphone apps (reference “Above the Tithe” and the amount). Every extra dollar counts! We will make sure your extra offering gets credited to this extraordinary giving campaign.

And please give generously. We want to make sure that we start 2020 fully funded with no burden from past obligations. Thank you for your generous support of the work of Imani MCC of Durham!
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Focus Verse/Scripture
November 18-24, 2019

Topic: Our Thanks for the Church
 
Focus Thought: Thanksgiving should always remain as an intricate part of the Christian’s expression and prayers.

Focus Verses: I Thessalonians 1:2-3
“We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers; remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father.”

This Week’s Scripture Study Reading: I Thessalonians 1:1-10
Year End "Shoe Size" Fundraiser
Year End "Shoe Size" FundraiserWe are asking members and friends of Imani to give your SIZE shoe - for BOTH feet. If you wear a size 11 you would give $22. So wear your cutest shoes Nov 24th and get ready to Walk this Way ... to Donate. Please ask family and friends to participate.

Cash App $ImaniMCCofNC or PayPal.me/ImaniMCC
Reference: Shoe Fundraiser
"All God's Children Got Shoes" Community Outreach

"All God's Children Got Shoes" Community Outreach
Our "All God's Children Got Shoes" Community Outreach begian Sunday, Nov 3, 2019. We are collecting new and gently used shoes for the Durham Rescue Mission for the Month of November. There is a container in the back for donations.
Sweet Hour of Prayer

Sweet Hour of Prayer
Please join Imani on Saturday December 7th at 10:30 am for Sweet Hour of Prayer.

This will be a time of teaching on the principle, discipline and the power of prayer. We will discuss the connection between prayer and faith.

All are welcome. Invite a friend.
More Events You Can't Miss in December

Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 is World AIDS Day. We will have a special presentation by Martha Lang.

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - Come out and help decorate Imani MCC’s Christmas Tree. We will enjoy Christmas Cookies, Treats, and Egg Nog. We would love to have you join us.

Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - “A Candlelight Christmas Concert.” Please wear Christmas colors and invite someone to come out. Our special guests will be Pastor Vance Haywood and St. John’s MCC. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019 @ 7:00pm - Imani MCC is invited to fellowship with St. John's MCC in Raleigh on Christmas Eve for the Feast of the Nativity starting at 7:00 pm in their Sanctuary at 622 Maywood Avenue in Raleigh.

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - Watch Night Service at Imani MCC. We will enjoy praise, worship, and testimonies. Our last preached word of the year will be from Rev. Annie Ross and our new preached word for the New Year will be from Senior Pastor Marilyn Bowens as we welcome her back from sabbatical. We invite EVERYONE to join us!
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During this upcoming season of giving, if you shop on Amazon.com, a portion of all your qualifying purchases will be sent to Imani MCC if you start your shopping trip with this link: smile.amazon.com/ch/56-2053953.
 
Corporate Day of Prayer/Fasting

Imani MCC would like for you to join us in growing spiritually both personally and as a body of Christ by participating in a weekly Corporate Day of Prayer/Fasting starting on Wednesday October 16, 2019 and ending on Wednesday December 18, 2019.

During the next 10 Wednesdays, Imani is asking members and friends of Imani to consecrate and commit to praying/fasting for our church, pastor, nation, leaders, family/friends, and ourselves. Each week a theme will be provided in Sunday Service and on Social Media so we can focus our praying as a corporate body.

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Wednesday Night Bible Study
Bible Study Series by Minister Toddie Stewart on "Famous Hymns and their Biblical Significance." Wednesdays (Nov 6, 13, 20) @ 7:00 pm
Voices of Imani Rehearsal
All are welcome to come and practice with our talented Voices on Thursday evenings beginning at 6:00 pm.
AIDS Alliance Food Pantry
All items collected for the Food Pantry will be taken to the AIDS Alliance Food Pantry. Remember your non-perishable items to share with those in need of food support.
You Can Tithe through Our Website
Please remember that if you are NOT able to bring your tithe to worship with you on Sunday, you may use our website and click on the "Contribute" link. Your donation will be processed through PayPal but you do NOT need a PayPal account to Contribute.

And just to make sure we always get your Tithe, you can set up recurring contributions for every month by clicking on the "Make This Recurring (Monthly)" box. Thanks for supporting the faithful ministries of Imani MCC!

Cash App
You may now use the Cash App to send your tithes and offerings to Imani MCC. Our Cash App address is: $ImaniMCCofNC
Get Involved Imani MCC Ministry Teams
There are new and exciting ministry teams forming at Imani MCC. If you are looking to serve please feel free to join a team that aligns with your gifts and talents. For more information please contact Priscilla Ross.
  • Economic Empowerment Ministry
  • Community Outreach Ministry
  • Youth Ministry
  • Marketing/Media Ministry
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Sermons on the Imani MCC website
Audio sermons are available on the Imani MCC website. (listen to the sermons)
Sunday's BulletinDid you know that you can see this Sunday’s bulletin online?
If you can’t make it to Imani MCC to worship one Sunday, please download the Worship Bulletin from the website and pray for us during the service.

And let’s say you are one of our jubilant singers in the choir or the congregation, and you want to make sure you have brushed up on the words for this Sunday’s songs. They are in the bulletin, and you can download it every week.

It’s available at this link: www.imanimcc.org/resources/worship-bulletins.html.

Usually by Thursday afternoon of each week, we print the Worship Bulletins for Sunday. They are usually printed on both sides of a legal size sheet of paper and folded in thirds. They are printed in full color. Then, they are uploaded onto the website. Don’t miss a week of worship with Imani MCC.
Help Wanted!
We need a few good and Faithful Ones to help make our ministry more effective. Here are some of the openings:
  • Sound Team Volunteers
  • Cleaning Crew
  • Musicians: singers, piano, bass, guitar, sax, kazoo, etc.
If you are interested in any of these opportunities or know someone who might be good in them, please speak with Pastor Marilyn.
Imani MCC of DurhamImani MCC of Durham
www.ImaniMCC.org

Worship Service: Sundays at 10:00 am
Imani MCC Ministry Center
3602 C-View Street
Durham NC 27713
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