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THE  ARLINGTONIAN
July  2018


TABLE OF CONTENTS
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ARLINGTONIAN DEADLINE
"HABITAT FOR HUMANITY" DONATIONS
DISCIPLES WOMEN MINISTRY
ARLINGTON CHRISTIAN CHURCH DIRECTORY
JULY 2018 MEETINGS
THE OPENING PARAGRAPHS OF OUR DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
  
  
CONTENTS


Our ministry is simple:  Sharing our faith in Jesus Christ by reaching out to the community in mission and service.


ARLINGTONIAN DEADLINE

Please bring any information to be included in the next month’s newsletter to the church office by Sunday, July 22, 2018.

Sign up to receive the newsletter via e-mail (it’s in color).

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"HABITAT FOR HUMANITY" DONATIONS

Thanks to those of you who donated to "HABITAT FOR HUMANITY" as a way of honoring or remembering a man in your life.

Lavina Hughes donated in memory of Millard Addison, Cathy Hunt donated in memory of Chester Stevenson, Bill & Pat McCray donated in honor of Andrew McCray.  Peggy Myers and Catherine Scott also contributed.

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DISCIPLES WOMEN MINISTRY

No DWM Circle meeting is scheduled in August.

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ARLINGTON CHRISTIAN CHURCH DIRECTORY

The directory is available in the church office. Stop by to pick up your copy, or give us a call (859) 252-4393 and we will get one to you.

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JULY 2018 MEETINGS

Tue., July 10 Stewardship Committee Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
Tue., July 10 Board Meal, 6:30 p.m.
Tue., July 10 Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
Sun., July 29 Elders Meeting, 6:00 p.m.

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THE OPENING PARAGRAPHS OF OUR DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness, — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.  Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.  But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security. — Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government ...

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