Focusing on Christ During Challenging Times [Video]

[fa icon="calendar'] August 20, 2020 / by Wayne Spriggs posted in Video Blogs, News

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August Message from your DS

During these days when things are not what they should be and maybe not what you would like them to be and certainly not what they've been, my encouragement to you lay leaders and pastors and CPD family, is to use this again as an opportunity to know Christ.

Let's focus on the Christ who came and the Christ who will come again, the Christ, who is our holiness, who is our sanctifier.

Let's increasingly get to know Him.

It's in Him that we live and move and have our being. This is our opportunity during these days. This is our privilege during these days.

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Ready For More? CPD Blessings during COVID-19 [Video]

[fa icon="calendar'] May 5, 2020 / by Mike Mitchum posted in CPD Member Highlights, Video Blogs, News

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The response to our first video of CPD blessings was so positive, I am sharing another video compilation of our pastors who shared a ONE MINUTE video. I encourage you to take six minutes to watch it. I’m positive it will be a blessing to you!

I’ve already got some more ONE MINUTE videos, but I can use more! Please send me a video of an unexpected blessing that you have experienced to our Dropbox folder by clicking here.

I will share another compilation next week. Will yours be a part of it?

Let’s encourage one another during this challenging time.

Mike

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Partners on the Journey: Stepping into the Future [Video]

[fa icon="calendar'] April 21, 2020 / by Wayne Spriggs posted in Video Blogs, News

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We all need encouragement to be prepared for the fallout of the shelter in place experience. It will have an effect on our congregants both personally and financially. These effects will certainly be felt in the church. I encourage all of us to realize we are partners in this journey. Let’s reach out to one another, call on the District staff for assistance, and share prayer requests with one another.

We are not alone!

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CPD Blessings during COVID-19 [Video]

[fa icon="calendar'] April 16, 2020 / by Mike Mitchum posted in CPD Member Highlights, Video Blogs, News

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I have been blessed by the response of our pastors to my call to share a ONE MINUTE video of an unexpected blessing during this challenging time of ministry. This video is a compilation video including six of our district leaders. I encourage you to take six minutes to watch it. I’m positive it will be a blessing to you!

I would like to keep this going! Please send me a video of an unexpected blessing that you have experienced to our Dropbox folder by clicking here.

I will keep compiling and sharing them with our CPD family.

Hoping you too are being blessed in this challenging time,

Mike

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Easter Week Message from your DS [Video]

[fa icon="calendar'] April 6, 2020 / by Wayne Spriggs posted in Video Blogs, News

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This Easter Week message from your Central Pacific District Superintendent comes during a time when marathon like activities are needed: Preparation, Pruning and Pacing. Wayne shares a word of encouragement to run the race before us by pacing yourselves and following the example of Christ.

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Encouragement and Updates from your DS on the Coronavirus and CARES Act

[fa icon="calendar'] March 30, 2020 / by Wayne Spriggs posted in Video Blogs, News

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Message from your Central Pacific District Superintendent, Wayne Spriggs, sharing a word of encouragement, tips for self-care and ideas regarding church finances during this time.
Watch the video above.

I'm sure that you have heard that the CARES Act was passed and signed into law by the President. Here's what we have gleaned that pertains to religious nonprofits:

CARES Act Details:

    • Sends direct checks to individual Americans up to $1,200
    • Provides grants and loans to churches to meet payroll and pay rent
    • Provides liability protection for providers who volunteer (Good Samaritans)
    • Allows HSA to be used to purchase over-the-counter medications
    • Extends expiring health extenders to November
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Hope is Rising: Prayer for Encounter 2019 [Video]

[fa icon="calendar'] January 29, 2019 / by Ray Van Gilst posted in Leadership, Video Blogs

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A Prayer for our time together at Encounter 2019

 "Hope is Rising"

As Encounter 2019 approaches, we are praying this prayer for our time together- Join us!
Join us in praying and join us in person on February 25-27 in Chico for our Central Pacific District Conference. 


Father, there is no one like you. And we ask that as we gather together for Encounter 2019, we would dream the dreams that are on your heart. That as a family, we would ask what would it look like to represent our Father to a world in the midst of tragedy. That we would see that we are not alone but that there are brothers and sisters around us who also long to see you known in this world. And that we would be able to declare together that hope is rising.

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We are Excited for Encounter 2019! [Video]

[fa icon="calendar'] January 24, 2019 / by Ray Van Gilst posted in Leadership, Video Blogs

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Here's our DexCom leaders answering the question, "Why are you excited about Encounter?"

 

Sandy Kang:

Encounter is one of my favorite times of the year, as I get to step out of church and ministry context to connect with friends over times of worship, hearing from amazing speakers, but most importantly, having meaningful conversations that feed my heart and my soul.

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Video Blogs and Other New Ways of Communicating with the CPD Family

[fa icon="calendar'] April 17, 2017 / by Ray Van Gilst posted in Video Blogs

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As a new way of communication, we kicked off our video blogs at the Encounter Conference 2017. Our goals are to provide you with more frequency, clarity, and better, more accessible communication resources.

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