WOW!!! How else do you begin to describe our first C3: Girls Night Out!! What an incredible time we had Thursday night as over 430 women (middle school and up) gathered together to start this movement of C3 women on fire for God!
The night included passionate worship; an inspiring testimony by Leigh France (one of our awesome women at C3); lots of fun giveaways, and a message that God had placed on my heart for our ladies.
And, I am so excited because we asked that everyone that come bring a non-perishable food item to bless Clayton Area Ministries, and they went above and beyond! We collected and delivered approximately 1,000 food items for this ministry!! Thank you ladies for being His Hands and His Feet!
For quite a while, God has placed on my heart a desire to see the women of C3 come together to make a difference for His Kingdom. And, at just the right time, the vision became a reality! Pastor Matt's heart and my heart have been that this would not just be a 'women's ministry' but that it would be a movement!!!
The message came from the story of Hagar and Ishmael in Genesis 16. Some of the key points from the message were that we must remember…
1) GOD LOVES YOU. 2) GOD KNOWS YOU. 3) GOD HAS A PLAN FOR YOU.
To be part of a women's movement that is bigger than yourself, reach the next generation, and put treasures in Heaven, you…
1) Can't follow culture. 2) Can't blame others for your choices. 3) Can't run from your problems. 4) Must be submitted in your actions and in your heart.
Just a few updates to wrap up…
*If you missed Thursday night, join us on Friday, August 28 at 7pm for our next AND Sunday, October 11 for CHICK NIGHT!!!
*If you twitter, follow @c3chicks for news, updates, and encouragement.
*Thursday night's message is available in the Source.
I'm so excited to see what God will do in us and through us as we continue this movement for HIs purposes!