logo

CCMP Office

The Office of CCMP will blog on Missions Info, Small Groups, Prayer and Praise Request from time to time as the need arises. Sign up to receive any one or all of those blogs to stay tuned into what is happening at Calvary.
“…speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head—Christ— from whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love.” Ephesians 4:15-16, NKJV
 
 The above text from the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Ephesians perhaps best describes the way the Lord has joined together a group of believers to form Calvary Chapel Mount Pleasant. The work of God, which began only 13 short years ago, is now a vibrant church of over 200 believers of all ages. The once a week home Bible study has grown into several services and studies throughout the week including Awana (during the school year), Small Groups, High School Studies, Junior High Studies, and Men’s Prayer groups. Even though Calvary Chapel has been here in Mount Pleasant for 13 years, many are still uncertain about what we are all about so we listed our core beliefs below.
 
• We are not a denominational church, nor are we opposed to denominations as such, only their over-emphasis of the doctrinal differences that have led to the division of the Body of Christ.
 
• We believe that the only true basis of Christian fellowship is His (Agape) love, which is greater than any differences we possess and without which we have no right to claim ourselves Christians.
 
• We believe worship of God should be spiritual. Therefore, we remain flexible and yielded to the leading of the Holy Spirit to direct our worship.
 
• We believe worship of God should be inspirational. Therefore, we give a great place to music in our worship.
 
• We believe worship of God should be intelligent. Therefore, our services are designed with great emphasis upon teaching the Word of God that He might instruct us how He should be worshiped.
 
• We believe worship of God is fruitful. Therefore, we look for His love in our lives as the supreme manifestation that we have truly been worshiping Him.
 
• We believe worship should be missional. Therefore, we place great emphasis on reaching out to the community and supporting the work of God’s kingdom around the globe.
 
Though the casual environment, contemporary worship, and focus on applying God’s word to our daily lives may not be for everyone, many are finding that CCMP offers them an opportunity to be a part of the work of “edifying one another in love,” as Paul stated above. No matter where the Lord may lead you to worship, we pray that you find the fellowship where you are growing in your knowledge of the Word, the Love of Christ, and your service to His Kingdom.

Weekly Bible Readings

Weekly Bible Readings

If you are following along with Pastor Dave for your through the Bible reading plan here are this week's passages: 

Monday,September 23: Proverbs 14–15, 2 Corinthians 7:2–8:15
Tuesday, September 24: Proverbs 16–18,2 Corinthians 8:16-9:15
Wednesday, September 25: Proverbs 19–21,2 Corinthians 10:1-11:4
Thursday, September 26: Proverbs 22–23, 2 Corinthians 11:5–33
Friday, September 27: Proverbs 24–26, 2 Corinthians 12–13
Saturday, September 28: Proverbs 27–29, Galatians 1:1–17

Sunday, September 29: Gather together with other believers to worship the King.

Have a blessed week on the Lord!

Continue reading
4292 Hits
0 Comments

Change in Small Group Start Date

Hey Everyone,
    The Small Group Study in “Who do you think you are?” that was supposed to start this Sunday at 6pm with a kick off potluck dinner will start next Sunday instead.  CCMP will provide a Pizza dinner for all who are signed up and attend.  We are sorry if this has inconvenienced anyone.  This does mean that you can still sign up at church tomorrow if you are interested in the study we will start with chapter 1 in the book next week.
 
In His Grace,
Pastor Dave, Calvary Chapel Mount Pleasant

Continue reading
4222 Hits
0 Comments

Bible Reading Plan for the Week of September 16

Bible Reading Plan for the Week of September 16
If you are following along with Pastor Dave for your through the Bible reading plan here are this weeks passages:
 
Monday - September 16-Psalms 146–150, 1 Corinthians 15:50–16:24
Tuesday - September 17-Proverbs 1–3, 2 Corinthians 1:1–14
Wednesday - September 18-Proverbs 4:1-6:19, 2 Corinthians 1:15–2:17
Thursday -  September 19-Proverbs 6:20–8:36, 2 Corinthians 3:1–4:6
Friday -  September 20-Proverbs 9–11, 2 Corinthians 4:7–5:21
Saturday - September 21-Proverbs 12–13, 2 Corinthians 6:1–7:1
Sunday - September 22-Gather together with other believers to worship the King.
 
Have a blessed week on the Lord!
Continue reading
4126 Hits
0 Comments

Bible Reading Plan Week of September 9

Bible Reading Plan Week of September 9

If you are following along with Pastor Dave for your through the Bible reading plan here are this weeks passages:

Monday Sep 9: Psalm 119:1-88, 1 Corinthians 11:2-34
Tuesday  Sep 10: Psalm 119:89-176, 1 Corinthians 12
Wednesday Sep 11: Psalm 120-127, 1 Corinthians 13:1-14:19
Thursday Sep 12: Psalm 128-135, 1 Corinthians 14:20-40
Friday Sep 13: Psalm 136-139, 1 Corinthians 15:1-28
Saturday Sep 14: Psalm 140-145, 1 Corinthians 15:29-49
Sunday Sep 15: Gather together with other believers to worship the King.

Have a blessed week on the Lord!

Continue reading
3900 Hits
0 Comments

Bible Reading Plan for the week of September 2nd

Bible Reading Plan for the week of September 2nd

If you are following along with Pastor Dave for your through the Bible reading plan here are this weeks passages:

Monday Sep 2: Psalm 97-102, 1 Corinthians 5:1-6:11
Tuesday  Sep 3: Psalm 103-104, 1 Corinthians 6:12-7:16
Wednesday Sep 4: Psalm 105-106, 1 Corinthians 7:17-40
Thursday Sep 5: Psalm 107-109, 1 Corinthians 8:1-9:18
Friday Sep 6: Psalm 110-115, 1 Corinthians 9:19-10:13
Saturday Sep 7: Psalm 116-118, 1 Corinthians 10:14-11:1
Sunday Sep 8: Gather together with other believers to worship the King.

Have a blessed week in the Lord!

Continue reading
3834 Hits
0 Comments

Bible Reading Plan for The Week of August 26th

Bible Reading Plan for The Week of August 26th

If you are following along with Pastor Dave for your through the Bible reading plan here are this weeks passages:

Monday Aug 26: Psalm 74-77, Romans 14:14-15:21
Tuesday  Aug 27: Psalm 78, Romans 15:22-33
Wednesday Aug 28: Psalm 79-83, Romans 16
Thursday Aug 29: Psalm 84-88, 1 Corinthians 1
Friday Aug 30: Psalm 89-90, 1 Corinthians 2:1-3:17
Saturday Aug 31: Psalm 91-96, 1 Corinthians 3:18-4:21
Sunday Sep 1: Gather together with other believers to worship the King.

Have a blessed week on the Lord!

Continue reading
3697 Hits
0 Comments

Weekly Bible Readings for the week of August 19th

Weekly Bible Readings for the week of August 19th

If you are following along with Pastor Dave for your through the Bible reading plan here are this weeks passages:

Monday Aug 19: Psalm 46-50, Romans 9:1-29
Tuesday  Aug 20: Psalm 51-55, Romans 9:30-10:13
Wednesday Aug 21: Psalm 56-60, Romans 10:14-11:10
Thursday Aug 22: Psalm 61-66, Romans 11:11-36
Friday Aug 23: Psalm 67-69, Romans 12
Saturday Aug 24: Psalm 70-73, Romans 13:1-14:13
Sunday Aug 25: Gather together with other believers to worship the King.

Have a blessed week on the Lord!

Continue reading
3328 Hits
0 Comments

Weekly Reading List for the Week of August 12th

Weekly Reading List for the Week of August 12th

If you are following along with Pastor Dave for your through the Bible reading plan here are this weeks passages:

Monday Aug 12: Psalm 21-25, Romans 3
Tuesday  Aug 13: Psalm 26-31, Romans 4
Wednesday Aug 14: Psalm 32-34, Romans 5
Thursday Aug 15: Psalm 35-37, Romans 6:1-7:6
Friday Aug 16: Psalm 38-40, Romans 7:7-8:11
Saturday Aug 17: Psalm 41-45, Romans 8:12-39
Sunday Aug 18: Gather together with other believers to worship the King.

Have a blessed week on the Lord!

Continue reading
3343 Hits
0 Comments

Update from the Perry Family

Update from the Perry Family

Dear P4 Partners,

We welcome those of you who are new to the P4 Team!  (P4 =
Perryclan Praise & Prayer Posse)

Thank you for continuing to lift us up in prayer.  Our "Home Assignment" has proven indeed to be work-- yet the overall stress of living in a different culture is not there.  As one missionary said to us, "the easiest day on the field is harder than the hardest day in your home culture," and we have found that to be true.  The challenge of traveling many miles is offset by the things that are NOT present in South Sudan: paved roads, proximity to hospitals and stores, and the familiarity of the country in which we were born.  And, it is a joy to not have to deal with customs and immigration every time we cross a state border!
And we are enjoying eating cheese. Lots of it.
Back in South Sudan, our Australian friends & partners in ministry are "holding down the fort" well and the hospital is continuing to grow and develop, delivering 50+ babies per month!

"How many miles do we have to go today?"
IMG_0321.jpeg


Just a few highlights:

  • Spending time with family when we first arrived back to US
  • Being with friends in Texas during the birth of their daughter
  • Giving a medical lecture to other missions-minded doctors in Oklahoma
  • Debriefing with our sending agency in Orlando and establishing a more realistic budget for our next term of service
  • Great fun for the kids with friends not seen for 2-3 years!
  • Driving through 9 states in ONE day (Virginia to New Hampshire)
  • Doing US History experientially as a family!


"Winnie, what is that little building behind you?!"
IMG_0631.jpeg
"Oh, the US Capitol!"  


We praise Jesus because He is:

  • Our Protector: no accidents, tickets, or serious injuries thus far
  • Our Righteousness: despite short tempers (kids AND adults), temper tantrums (toddlers, tweens, and teens!), and too many hours in the car many days, God looks at Jesus in us, not our sin-- thanks to His work on the cross!



At the first oil well in the world... anyone know where it is?!  Write back with your guess!
IMG_0695.jpeg

The "how we don't get lost in a museum" talk... with friends in D.C.
IMG_0577.jpeg


We thank Him for:

  • A great debriefing time with Pioneers, our sending agency; connecting with people in Orlando and other returning missionaries
  • Providing through many of you for our physical needs as we travel: car, housing, food, gasoline, and finances and cookies
  • Phenomenal times spent with new and old friends, & family, throughout the South and East and Midwest of the US (so far!)
  • Upcoming week of rest in Wisconsin, prior to resuming speaking and traveling in North, North West, West Coast Region


The brothers... reunited!  Logan and Alex, in New Orleans
IMG_0245.jpeg

With our new godsons in Texas!


With PT in New Orleans... the pastor who married us almost 17 years ago (and his bride, Carolyn, in picture below!)


At the Irish Channel Christian Fellowship (New Orleans)... our first church as a married couple


Field trip for 11 to Jamestown, Virginia (settled in 1607), with friends from residency training
IMG_0528.jpeg

Sophia with birthmother & husband, stepsister and half-brother (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
IMG_0081.jpeg

Please pray:

  • That we all exhibit the fruit of the Spirit more, especially in the vehicle, including but not limited to:
    • self-control (no hitting, biting, or kicking)
    • kindness
    • gentleness (in the words used between siblings especially)
  • That we parents would not exasperate our children, but rather know when to hold the line and when to not fight the battle
  • That He would enable us to reach our new monthly budget (currently at 70%)
  • That we would connect and deepen our relationships with our P4 team and others as we continue our travels



More fun along the road... stinky feet and tired toddlers.  Pray for a good sense of humor for all of us!



The schedule...
Next up: Wisconsin (8/7-18), British Columbia (8/22-27), Washington (8/27-9/5), Alaska (9/5-9/8).  
Then down to California, Arizona, & New Mexico.  
Return to Colorado in the second half of September for rest and fun with family and friends, then back to South Sudan around January 2.

We value your partnership in prayer-- we could not do any of this without you!  Thank you for lifting us up as we continue on the road for about 7 weeks more.  

We love to hear from you and appreciate knowing more how we can better pray for you.

Grateful for you,
Jeff & Elizabeth


Continue reading
4191 Hits
0 Comments

Update from Harvesters Reaching the Nations

Update from Harvesters Reaching the Nations
AUGUST | 2013 
 
Harvesters' Prayer Team 
Dear David,
Thank you for your commitment to partner with Harvesters and for entering into intercession with us. The success of Harvesters continues to be dependent on servants and supporters like you, and we deeply appreciate you for sacrificing your time and interceding on behalf of the orphans in South Sudan. 
Praises

God continues to bless the work that He is doing through us!  Here are just a few of our praises.

  • Praise God that Sikili (shown in the photo above) is showing signs of progress. She is smiling and laughing once again. Praise the Lord! There are small encouragements being seen in this long journey. She has been back in the classroom for one hour each day!
  • Praise God that Joyce's (Mama Lilly's mother) surgery went well last week and as of today her results came back clear!  
  • Thank the Lord for several staff members in Yei who are responding positively to recent management and discipleship initiatives.
  • Praise the Lord for several critically ill patients whom God healed through some great team efforts. We also praise Him for the good numbers of mothers in antenatal clinic and monthly deliveries.
  • Praise God for the people He brings at just the right time with just the right skills.
  • Praise the Lord for a fun birthday celebration for all the kids at our Terekeka campus.
  • Thank the Lord for the smooth transition of the new pastoral team in Yei. Beyond the current ministries, we have been able to get new ministries started as well.
  • Praise God that Pastor Hillary has arrived safely in Goli for his last term in Bible College. He will be missed by all during the week. Thank the Lord also that a number of the children who were sick last week in Yei are now feeling better.
Prayer Requests
Please join us in praying for the following: 
  • Continue to pray for Sikili's healing. Pray also as we coordinate a rehab plan to focus on her strengths.
  • Pray for one of our Sudanese staff members at His House of Hope Hospital as he wrestles with issues of his heart that have been causing some unhelpful behaviour and attitudes. Pray that he will respond to loving discipline and correction with faith, humility and respect.
  • Pray for wisdom, cultural discernment and vision for Harvesters' Board, His House of Hope Hospital's Committee, onsite management team and our Sudanese staff as we evaluate current and future strategies for the hospital during Aug-Oct.
  • Pray for the generator in Terekeka to be repaired quickly and without much cost.
  • Pray for Pastor Hillary in his studies during this final term and that he would have safe travels back to Yei during the weekends.
  • Pray for the secondary students in Yei who will soon be having exams and are studying hard for them.
  • Pray for a local man who is struggling with mental illness.
  • Pray that the transition in the church continues to be smooth and that fondness and trust would grow among everyone.

  • Pray for several home cell family members who are sick with malaria and the flu. Pray also for a recent measles outbreak in Yei. Pray for healing and protection of Harvesters and local students from this disease. And please pray for Faith Tabu who is sick with malaria.

  • Pray for guidance from God for all the staff and missionaries as they serve the orphans and community in South Sudan.

Daphine Omalla, our nurse at our Terekeka Campus.
Team Member Focus
Please pray for Daphine Omalla, our campus nurse in Terekeka.
Daphine cares for the children in many ways, not just when they are sick. She also works at the church and helps to care for our goats. 

Please pray for her concerning the following:

- Pray for wisdom and knowledge in the work she does.

- Pray for strength and courage to handle the tasks she has to complete while living in Terekeka.

- Pray God will make her path clear every day and for the future.

- Pray God will work in her family situations back in Uganda. Pray that He would bring peace and joy for all those involved.

 
Week 1
 
HRTN logo
Changing Lives...Bringing Hope
Mission/Vision
Harvesters Reaching the Nations is a Christ-centered organization providing discipleship, education and health care to orphans as well as vulnerable women and children in remote regions of the world.  

We are working to realize a vision: a world where children are free from spiritual, economic and social poverty so they can better serve their communities as disciples of Christ.

_________________
 
"This is what the LORD says - your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: "I am the LORD your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go."

 

- Isaiah 48:17      
 

 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Like us on Facebook

 

View our videos on YouTube 

     

Harvesters Reaching the Nations
12 Years of Changing Lives & Bringing Hope to Children in South Sudan
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | phone: 877.867.7426
 
Continue reading
5936 Hits
0 Comments

An Update from Serve India Ministries

An Update from Serve India Ministries

An Update from Serve India Ministries we recieved today:

American Pastors Share Their Reflections on Training Indian Pastors

Posted on August 1, 2013

American and Indian pastors pray together at 2012 IBS trainingIn 2012, a team of American pastors ventured across several oceans to join arms with their fellow-laborers for the Gospel – the national pastors of India. They labored together over the Word and by God’s grace, the national pastors in India emerged equipped with a powerful tool to enhance their ministries: Inductive Bible Study.

However, even though the American pastors were the ones doing the training, they were powerfully influenced as their observed the faithfulness and zeal of their Indian brothers.

Here is some feedback that a few of the American pastors gave:

 “I recently spent two weeks working with the good folks at Serve India Ministries.  The team that I was part of taught two Inductive Bible Study seminars....  I was very impressed to see the heart and vision of Serve India being worked out in the lives of these pastors.

“The work of providing training and direction for the independent churches in India is vital.  I am thrilled to have been a part of this vision and pray that Serve India will continue to pour into these churches for the sake of God's kingdom.  As God allows, I will count it a great privilege to serve alongside of Serve India Ministries again in the future.”

-Pastor Chad

“What I've told others is how blessed I was to have been a part of this trip.  It was so humbling to have met with these men of God, and give them tools for inductive Bible study that they had not had before.

“God has already used these men in amazing ways in terms of evangelism; my hope and desire is that the IBS method will help them raise up disciples as well.  Serve India Ministries has done a wonderful job of equipping these men to free them up to do the ministry God has called them to.

American pastors train national village pastors in Inductive Bible Study

“Would I go again?  Absolutely, yes...in a heartbeat, if God so allowed....”

-Pastor Tim

“We were blessed to spend some time with some of the pastors [in India]. [We were] very excited about the work that Serve India Ministries is doing and very excited to be a part of it by bringing Inductive Bible Study there…I hope to spend more time with them overseas in India soon.”

-Pastor David

 
As Serve India pastors incorporate these concepts into their preaching ministries, God has blessed their efforts tremendously.

 
Continue reading
4230 Hits
0 Comments

Reading Plan for Wednesday July 31st

Reading Plan for Wednesday July 31st

Today\'s Bible texts are:

 

Job 25-28

Acts 23:11-35

 

Tonight at Calvary 6:30pm:

 

\"From Conflict to Confidence\" A study in 2 Corinthains 7

Jr High Study in Judges

High School Study in Philippians

Continue reading
3247 Hits
0 Comments

Weekly Readings for our Bible Reading Plan

Weekly Readings for our Bible Reading Plan

If you are following along with Pastor Dave for your through the Bible reading plan, here are this weeks passages:

Monday July 29: Job 20-21, Acts 21:26-22:21
Tuesday  July 30: Job 22-24, Acts 22:22-23:10
Wednesday July 31: Job 25-28, Acts 23:11-35
Thursday Aug 1: Job 29-31, Acts 24
Friday Aug 2: Job 32-33, Acts 25
Saturday Aug 3: Job 34:1-36:23, Acts 26:1-18
Sunday Aug 4: Gather together with other believers to worship the King.

Have a blessed week on the Lord!

Continue reading
3107 Hits
0 Comments

Bible Reading Plan for Friday July 26 & Saturday July 27th

Bible Reading Plan for Friday July 26 & Saturday July 27th

Good Friday Morning to You All,

 

The Bible Reading Plan Text for Friday July 26th are:

 

Job 13:20-15:35

Acts 20:13-38

 

The Bible Reading Plan Text for Saturday July 27th are:

 

Job 16-19

Acts 21:1-25

 

We pray your weekend is blessed in every way!

 

Continue reading
2884 Hits
0 Comments

Bible Reading Plan for Thursday July 25

Bible Reading Plan for Thursday July 25

Good Morning,

      Today's Bible reading plan text are below.  Have a great day in the Lord!

 

Job 10:1-13:19

Acts 19:21-20:12

Continue reading
2938 Hits
0 Comments

Today's Bible Reading Texts

Today's Bible Reading Texts

Good Morning!

Today's Bible Reading text are:

Job 7-9

Acts 19:1-20

 

Tonight: Mid-week studies for Jr.High, High School, and Adults.  

Children's Activities available as well.  

Everything starts at 6:30pm

 

Have a great day in the Lord! 

Continue reading
3247 Hits
0 Comments

Weekly Reading Plan for The Week of July 22

Weekly Reading Plan for The Week of July 22

If you are following along with Pastor Dave for your through the Bible reading plan here are this weeks passages:

Monday July 22: Job 3-4, Acts 17:10-34
Tuesday  July 23: Job 5-6, Acts 18
Wednesday July 24: Job 7-9, Acts 19:1-20
Thursday July 25: Job 10:1-13:19, Acts 19:21-20:12
Friday July 26: Job 13:20-15:35, Acts 20:13-38
Saturday July 27: Job 16-19, Acts 21:1-25
Sunday July 28: Gather together with other believers to worship the King.

Have a blessed week on the Lord!

Continue reading
3068 Hits
0 Comments

Prayer Request: Piper

Prayer Request: Piper

Hello Everyone,
Please read the update from Lisa about Piper and join us in praying for this precious child. Thanks for praying!

Piper ran a high fever last night and there is some concern that the infection, caused by salmonella, may have set up in another joint. Praying that infection indicators and fever will go down as antibiotics do their work.

Continue reading
3618 Hits
1 Comment

Bible Readings Saturday June 20th

 
Daily Reading: Job 1-2, Acts 16:25-17:9
 
Tomorrow "Prepared" A sermon from Matthew 26:17-25
Continue reading
3021 Hits
0 Comments