Spiritual Emphasis Week: January 5-11, 2014
Spiritual Emphasis Week offers an opportunity for each local church to begin the year on a high spiritual note. The entire membership should be encouraged to participate as the church gathers Sunday through Friday for prayer, praise, and proclamation of the word. This annual event should climax with the clergy and laity of the Presiding Elder District coming together for a special service on Saturday. The suggested theme and daily sub-themes for Spiritual Emphasis Week 2013 are as follows:

THEME: “Reaching Our Full Potential in Christ”
A Journey to Spiritual Maturity

SCRIPTURE: Hebrews 5:12 – 9:14

Sunday: Jan. 5, 2014 Laying a Foundation [Establishing a Relationship with Christ] Hebrews 5:12 - 6:3
Monday: Jan. 6, 2014 Bearing Fruit [Maintaining a Vital Connection with Christ] Hebrews 6:4 - 8
Tuesday: Jan. 7, 2014 Enduring Tough Times [Cultivating a Persevering Faith] Hebrews 6:9 - 15
Wednesday: Jan. 8, 2014 Seizing Hope [Having an Anchor for the Soul] Hebrews 6:16-20
Thursday: Jan.9, 2014 Growing to Maturity [Experiencing Christian Perfection] Hebrews 7:11- 28
Friday: Jan. 10, 2014 Developing Character [Experiencing Change from the inside out] Hebrews 8:1-13
Saturday: Jan. 11, 2014 Pursuing Holiness [Being Set Apart for God’s Service] Hebrews 9:6 - 14

Sponsored by:
Evangelism - Home Mission - Church Extension
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Charlotte, North Carolina

Dr. Otis T. McMillan, General Secretary Director

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