This week, our staff took a couple days to drop in on 150 of the most active households in our Randall Church family. We put a sign in the grass facing the front door which reads: Hello Neighbor! "Randall Church Loves You." On the sign it also has information for ways to receive help if you need it, or to offer help to others if you are able to do so. We believe this was a simple and practical way to be bridge of God's love to each other.  

Now, let me put this challenge out to you. Didn't it feel nice to know that someone was thinking about you? Didn't it feel good to know that you have found your place within this community of Christ followers? Do us this favor then. Turn it around.

Turn that sign around in your yard, and share it with the rest of your neighborhood. Turn that sign around and let them know that you want to be part of extending a hand to those in need. Let them know that the love of Jesus, through the body of Christ, the local church, is a hope that is stronger than any trial they may be facing. Let them know you care. Let them know you are there.     

We know there are physical, emotional, and spiritual needs among us. It doesn't take much to read between the lines when you watch the news, scroll your news feed, or check your text messages. Our neighbors desperately need to know there is hope! In these dark days, they need to see a light shining brightly!

For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory displayed in the face of Christ. 2 Corinthians 4:6

Let His light shine! 
With Love; From Randall

Pastor Milo

I recently read an article about the emotional effect this quarantine is starting to reveal. The economic fallout has been evident, but as the weeks go by, the inner toll has become very real as well. People are getting worn down with bad news. 

In the Bible, there's this letter Paul writes to a young church in Thessalonica. They have been persecuted, they have seen members of their community die, and living in a massive city at the time, they have daily encounters with all sorts of ways of dealing with it all. Here's what Paul says...

"[Christ] died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him. Therefore encourage one another and build each other up..." Thessalonians 5:11

Being united together in the gospel - the death & resurrection life of Christ - we encourage and build each other up in times of hardship, stress and even death. I have been so encouraged by the way Randall Church has responded in these times. Here are just a few of the many ways I have been built up by my church family...
  • In our two virtual Groups this week, we shared very uplifting times getting better acquainted with our two Elder candidates, Kevin Lamb & Bill Hynd. We have a great group of Jesus-loving men leading us and these two would fit right in. If you missed it, you can watch it back on our Facebook Page.
  • Randall Youth is awesome. If you haven't seen Pastor Mario & Denise Delgado on their tuesdays @ two broadcast, you're missing out! Click on the link to see it. They are also hosting live Zoom meetings with our Middle & High School students and leading Bible studies.
  • If you don't have children, you aren't seeing the amazing videos our Randall Kid's Director Stephanie Bochynski & Sarah Russo are putting together each week. They are filled with laughs, songs and lessons to engage the kids on Sundays. Watch this 9 minute snippet.
  • After a few weeks to get our bearings online, giving at the church has been strong. Thank you for continuing to say yes to Jesus by supporting His Church & Partners. If you're still transitioning over to recurring online giving, it is a simple and straightforward process. Just go to: 
- Bryan Long
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