The ACTS Group
December 2014 News
Word from the Director
10 years ago in 2005, Dr. Henry Wells, then Senior Pastor of Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church, sent a letter out to many area pastors encouraging them to consider hosting Luis Palau for a festival that could rally churches together for unified evangelistic effort. The response was tepid at best, negative at worst as pastors wondered the effectiveness of that model, remembering that within a year or two after previous efforts with Billy Graham and others, things kind of went “back to normal”.
Pastor Henry, and others who have had a long history of love and passion for the Sacramento / Capital region, prayed and persisted. Over the next five years.......
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Jeff Kreiser, Executive Director
City Pastors Fellowship
City Pastors Fellowship gathered on November 20 at Bridgeway Church in Rocklin. We are so thankful for the unity and love shared in Jesus Christ by the pastors and leaders gathered together. The lunch together was a tremendous time of fellowship and encouragement. We wanted to pass on to you the audio recording of John Ortberg's powerful message. Some have asked about the “MLK March” promotional video, you can click hereto check it out!
-Don Proctor and the City Pastors Team
Sign up for SOS 2015
Season of Service 2015 will begin January 17th and run through May 17th 2015. It will begin with a weekend of service on January 18th preceding the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. You can sign yourself or your church up at www.servesacramento.com
A Day of Celebration on Friday, May 22nd has been scheduled for all participating churches at Raley Field! We are excited that all churches can come together to serve and to celebrate what God has done through SoS 2015 and to pray for our community.
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ACTS Group Endorsement
Pastor Paul Edwards, Sun River Church, Rancho Cordova
“Real City transformation only occurs when Christ’s followers from all segments of the city link arms to address the needs of the city. The ACTS group is one of God’s instruments in bridging the resources of God’s people with the vast needs of the city.”
The ACTS Group is…
Unified, gospel-based leaders working for transformation in the diverse communities of the Sacramento region. These leaders provide ongoing leadership and encouragement for gospel movement in communities as well as in the spheres of cultural influence of the city.