This Week At Antioch- October 22 Edition

Recap:

This week was such a full and rich week in the life of our church community! Here is a brief recap of some of the goings on last week:

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Church-wide time of Fasting and Prayer: As a community we engaged in a time of prayer and fasting from Monday, October 8 - Wednesday,  October 11. The 3 days concluded with a time of worship and prayer as a community. 

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We continued our study on Sunday in our Saturate series. This weeks topic was on the way discipleship to Jesus shapes the way we view and use our resources. 

The teachings so far in the series are:

1. Jesus is our Treasure

2. His Gospel Heals

3. We Are Better Together

4. We Are Blessed to Be A Blessing

Training LifeGroup Leaders - On Sunday afternoon we trained 21 new LifeGroup leaders and are excited to invest and equip new leaders to help saturate Dallas with the goodness of the Gospel of Jesus!

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Filled Worship Night - Sunday concluded with an extended time of prayer, worship and impartation, as well as learning about how God speaks to His people through dreams and visions. 

Upcoming:

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First Serve Sunday! If you have been wanting to join one of our Serve Teams, this Sunday is a great opportunity to try one out. Email hello@antiochdallas.org to get more info!

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Sunday Service: This week we will be worshipping, taking communion and listening to God's word as we talk about the value of serving Jesus. Services will be at 9:30am and 11:00am

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Meet The Toneys! As you might know, Sky and Amy Toney are members of our church who are launching out to plant a church in Brussels, Belgium. After the second service they will be having an interest meeting for anyone interested in praying, giving or going as they launch this new church. 

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Baby Dedications: 

Each semester we take time to pray over new babies and commit them to Jesus and His ways. This is a powerful act for parents and for our church community. This Fall we will have Baby Dedications on November 5th in the 9:30am service. 

You can register here.

Prayer Interest Meeting: 

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Coming out of our time of prayer and fasting in mid October, as a church we are wanting to gather those interested in growing in and sowing in prayer as we look to fulfill Jesus's call to be a house of prayer for all nations. 

If this is you, we invite you to an interest meeting on October 29 from 12:30-1:30 in the Chapel to discuss what this might look like moving forward. 

 

This Week At Antioch- October 15 Edition

Recap:

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This last week we continued our study in the values of an authentic disciples of Jesus by looking at the value "We Are Better Together"

The teachings so far in the series are:

1. Jesus is our Treasure

2. His Gospel Heals

3. We Are Better Together

Additionally, our Growth Classes continued. If you missed out on a growth class this semester, we will offer a new round next semester as well!

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This Week:

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This week we have been engaging in a 3 day period of prayer and fasting for breakthrough in our own lives, church, city and nation. We will culminate the time of prayer and fasting on Wednesday evening worshipping and praying together!

Sunday Gathering- 9:30 & 11:00 am

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When we gather this Sunday we will continue growing as disciples by studying the concept that we are blessed to be a blessing. 

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Additionally, there is a training for new Lifegroup leaders from 12:30-2pm. If you are interested in being a part, please email hello@antiochdallas.org

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We are hosting our monthly worship night this Sunday as well from 5-7pm. It will be a time of worship and prayer as well as short teaching on dreams and visions and ministry time to follow. 

This Week At Antioch - October 8th Edition

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Recap

Vision Series: This fall we are going to spend time learning the values of an authentic disciple of Jesus and an authentic church. Here is the teaching series bumper video:

Teaching of The Week: His Gospel Heals by Zach Daniel (Click here to listen)

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This week we facilitated our first week of Growth Courses for over 70 students learning and growing this fall. The picture above is from our course called Help Me Learn The Bible!

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Welcome Lunch: We hosted our first Fall Welcome Lunch for people who are new to our church community. It is the best next step if you are looking to join a group, serve team or make Antioch your home church. Check the event calendar for our November lunch!

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New Hire! We are really excited to announce that Namitha Conroy has joined our staff team as our Ministry Coordinator. She will help us administrate the church with excellence! 

This Week:

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Sunday Gathering: This week in our Sunday worship service, our lead pastor Zach Daniel continue our study called Saturate. This week we will be looking at Jesus ministry of building community and how that marks our lives and mission as his followers.  We will be worshipping, praying, taking communion and believing the Lord to move in a powerful way in our midst. Antioch Kids Ministry will be happening in both services!

Church Wide Time of Fasting & Prayer

October 9-11, Worship & Prayer Oct 11 from 6:30-8pm: One of the callings that Jesus put on his church was that we were to be a house of prayer. This is an area we are growing in as a community, and next week from Oct 9-11 we will be taking time as a church to fast and pray for a fresh move of God in our lives, city, and nation. On October the 11th we are inviting the whole church- kids and adults to come together for a time of prayer from 6:30-8pm.

Here are resources for fasting in general. 

Here is a guide for this particular fast

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Filled Worship Night- October 15th 5-7PM @ Antioch

This summer we studied as a church what it meant to be filled with the Holy Spirit. On Sunday, October 15th we are putting feet to that teaching by creating more space for worship, prayer and impartation from 5-7pm. We call these nights Filled. The one we did in September was so rich. You can bring your kids, but childcare is not provided. 

This Week At Antioch - September 31 Edition

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Recap

New Church Teaching Series: This fall we are going to spend time learning the values of an authentic disciple of Jesus and an authentic church. Here is the teaching series bumper video:

Teaching of The Week: Jesus Is Our Treasure by Zach Daniel (Click here to listen)

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This wee we facilitated our first Heart For The City event of the Fall by serving at Austin Street Center. It was a great opportunity to partner with a fantastic organization in loving and serving those experiencing homelessness in our city.

This Week:

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Sunday Gathering: This week in our Sunday worship service, our lead pastor Zach Daniel continue our study called Saturate. This week we will be looking at Jesus ministry of healing a and how that marks our lives as his followers.  We will be worshipping, praying, taking communion and believing the Lord to move in a powerful way in our midst. Antioch Kids Ministry will be happening in both services!

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Welcome Lunch is a monthly lunch our church community puts on for new people. It happens right after the second service and is a great place to meet people, eat some good food and learn more about life at Antioch.

It is the best next step for getting connected to a group, class, joining the church or joining a serve team.

This event takes place at from 12:30-1:30 PM.

Please register here, so we can make sure we have enough food.

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Growth Course Registration: The way of Jesus is that transformed people transform cities. At Antioch we want to be about saturating Dallas with the goodness of the Gospel of Jesus. That vision starts with us first being healed, transformed and equipped by our relationship with Christ. 

Whether you are a mature Christian or just starting out, courses are practical way to engage in growing in your faith, experience the transforming power of the Gospel, and be equipped to walk with Jesus in the everyday stuff of life. 

Courses are themed around a variety of topics, led by trusted teachers and normally run between 3-8 weeks.

Upcoming:

Church Wide Time of Fasting & Prayer

October 9-11, Worship & Prayer Oct 11 from 6:30-8pm: One of the callings that Jesus put on his church was that we were to be a house of prayer. This is an area we are growing in as a community, and next week from Oct 9-11 we will be taking time as a church to fast and pray for a fresh move of God in our lives, city and nation. On October the 11th we are inviting the whole church- kids and adults to come together for a time of prayer from 6:30-8pm.

 

This Week At Antioch - September 24th Edition

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Recap

Teaching of The Week: The Great Commandment

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In our Sunday gathering we continued our series on the Power of Community, as we heard from our student ministries pastor Stephen Murray on the Great Commandment (and the Great British Baking Show) 

Here are all the teachings in the series:

School of Transformation: 

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Our School of Transformation is up and running! This week they learned how to share the Gospel and pray for the sick. 

This Week:

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Sunday Gathering: This week in our Sunday worship service, our lead pastor Zach Daniel will be back in the pulpit as we start our fall study of what does it mean to be an authentic Christian and an authentic church.  We will be worshipping, praying, taking communion and believing the Lord to move in a powerful way in our midst. Antioch Kids Ministry will be happening in both services!

Upcoming:

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Growth Course Registration: The way of Jesus is that transformed people transform cities. At Antioch we want to be about saturating Dallas with the goodness of the Gospel of Jesus. That vision starts with us first being healed, transformed and equipped by our relationship with Christ. 

Whether you are a mature Christian or just starting out, courses are practical way to engage in growing in your faith, experience the transforming power of the Gospel, and be equipped to walk with Jesus in the everyday stuff of life. 

Courses are themed around a variety of topics, led by trusted teachers and normally run between 3-8 weeks. You can read about this Fall's courses and register here.

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Heart For The City- September: 

This Fall we are having monthly service days called Heart for the City or H4TC for short :-) These planned service days are church-wide events and will be a great place to just come and serve, you don’t need to do anything or bring anything, just show up with a heart to serve and love people like Jesus.

These service days are great opportunities for us to love others that may not know Jesus, grow in serving like Jesus, and also to bring kids along to disciple them and model for them what serving like Jesus looks like..

This Sunday we'll be serving the people of Dallas who are homeless at Austin Street Center. Children Kindergarten and up are encouraged to come with parents! Register here.

This Week At Antioch - September 17th Edition

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Recap

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In our Sunday gathering we continued our series on the Power of Community, as we heard from our worship pastor Jeremy West on Building up and Being Built Up in Community. 

Here are all the teachings in the series:

Lifegroups:

Lifegroups have begun their fall launch. If you would like to be in a group, here is our new groups page to help you connect. 

In addition to the Sunday teachings this month, on Instagram we have been running a series on what Lifegroup is for.   

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We also had a volunteer team go down to Houston to help people rebuild after Hurricane Harvey, and we did our first Filled worship night on Sunday evening. It was so rich! The next worship night is on October 15th!

This Week:

Sunday Gathering: 

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Stephen Murray, our college pastor will be sharing more on the power of community. 

Lifegroups are in full swing as well!

Upcoming:

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Parent Orientation- Monday, September 18th

Antioch Kids Ministry invites you to our fall orientation for parents of kids ages 0-6th grade who will be participating in the ministry this fall.

You will get an opportunity to hear from our kids ministry directors Ellen and Kristina about the ministry this fall, ways we will be investing in your kids and ways we can partner together in seeing your kids grow!

The orientation will run from 6:30pm-7:30pm

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Growth Course Registration: The way of Jesus is that transformed people transform cities. At Antioch we want to be about saturating Dallas with the goodness of the Gospel of Jesus. That vision starts with us first being healed, transformed and equipped by our relationship with Christ. 

Whether you are a mature Christian or just starting out, courses are practical way to engage in growing in your faith, experience the transforming power of the Gospel, and be equipped to walk with Jesus in the everyday stuff of life. 

Courses are themed around a variety of topics, led by trusted teachers and normally run between 3-8 weeks. You can read about this Fall's courses and register here.

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Heart For The City- September: 

This Fall we are having monthly service days called Heart for the City or H4TC for short :-) These planned service days are church-wide events and will be a great place to just come and serve, you don’t need to do anything or bring anything, just show up with a heart to serve and love people like Jesus.

These service days are great opportunities for us to love others that may not know Jesus, grow in serving like Jesus, and also to bring kids along to disciple them and model for them what serving like Jesus looks like..

This month we'll be serving the people of Dallas who are homeless at Austin Street Center. Children Kindergarten and up are encouraged to come with parents! Register here.

This Week At Antioch - Sept 10 Edition

Welcome to the first edition of This Week At Antioch! This is a new format to our newsletter to help make communication more clear and consistent! Let us know what you think!

Recap:

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During our Sunday Worship Service we took time to learn and be reminded of the power of Jesus in our relationships. If you missed Sunday, you can listen to the podcast here: Gospel Rooted Friendships by Donny Tapie

Action Step: Are you in a Lifegroup? Lifegroups are a great place to build the type of relationships Donny spoke about. You can sign up for a Lifegroup here -

and if you are still on the fence about Lifegroup, you can check out our Instagram page for what Lifegroup is all about. This week we are running a series called "Lifegroup is For...."

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2. School of Transformation (Above): Our semester long School of Transformation had their opening retreat. We have 19 students going through the school this fall and are excited to see the way God works in their lives.

This Week:

1. Community & Identity by Jeremy West, join us for week two of our Power of Community Series. Jeremy West, one of our pastors, will be teaching about how community nurtures us in our identity. We will be worshipping, praying, learning together at 9:30 and 11 am. Antioch Kids will be ministering in both services. 

2. Hurricane Harvey Relief: We are working to serve Hurricane Harvey victims by partnering with our sister church Antioch Houston. If you are interested in giving to help the rebuilding process, you can do so here. If you are interested in serving this weekend in helping clear and clean houses in Houston, fill out this info form

3. Filled Worship Night: Sunday September 10 - 5pm - 7pm:

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Ephesians 5.18 calls us to, "be filled with the Spirit." This summer we did a teaching series on being filled with the Holy Spirit in an environment of praise and worship. Our Filled Worship Night is a way to put experience to that teaching. We will facilitate a time of extended worship, prayer and impartation. Come hungry and expectant. Kids are welcome, but kids ministry is not provided during this time.

Upcoming:

1. Fall Event Calendar: You can find out more of what will be going on in our church community this Fall on our event calendar

2. Antioch Kid's Parent Orientation Night! Monday Night, September 18th, 6:30pm-7:30pm. We are inviting all parents & kids to come and connect with our Antioch Kid's Team and hear vision about what God is doing in Antioch Kid's ministry this year! Kid's are welcome, event is come and go, refreshments will be provided!

3. Open House: If you are new to Antioch, we would love to invite you to our Open House lunch on October 1 from 12:30 - 1:30. Come eat some great (free) food right after the second service, meet some great people and learn more about being a part of the church. You can register here.