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    Assistant Director, Youth/Families
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    Administrative Assistant
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    Assistant Pastor, Shepherding & Young Families
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    Director, Children's Ministry
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    Director, Nursery
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    Director, Community Development
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You’ve Been Invited

This time of year people send out party invitations: Graduations, BBQs, birthdays. This year most of us are just invited to zoom and students have finished school online and alone. If you’ve been around our grads, you know they are an incredibly welcoming group. They want others to feel included and valued, so they invite others in.

I’ve been told not to beg for volunteers, but to “invite people to grow in their relationship with God and with others,” but that takes faith. I have to trust God will be at work after the invitation. When we invite people in, we have to trust that even if they reject us, tease us, or worse, God is in control. We have to have faith that our loving Father has a greater plan for us and for them than we do.

As our students welcome the next part of their lives, we have to trust God knows what He is doing. Have faith that when you invite someone to church with you, you are not just inviting them to sit in a pew on an early Sunday morning; you are inviting them to be a part of what God is doing in Huntsville. Yaou may not think people want to be invited into your home: it’s too messy, they couldn’t stand the chaos of going to the park with kids, or maybe everyone is too busy. Don’t let these things keep you online and alone, because there are people longing for community just waiting to be invited in. Christians don’t invite others into their lives because they are awesome, but because our God is! Invite others into your crazy, messy, or boring life; they need to be there.