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Active Christians Today (ACT) is a community whose foundation is Christ. Our purpose is to help people establish and develop a relationship with Christ and become productive leaders in God's family. How do we do that? Our students share a little bit about what ACT means to them:
Our ACT UT 2021 Winter Retreat was held February 19 through February 21 at Delta Church of Christ
Our theme was "Called: to a life of purpose!" We considered that hearing the call was important but how can we hear the call without recognizing the Voice of God?
We listened for the whisper of God by studying HIs Word and the different ways God speaks to us. We learned that God speaks through seven languages: Scripture, desires, dreams, doors, people, promptings and pain. We prayed, worshipped and sought God's guidance and discernment - and had a lot of fun, too!
We spent Saturday afternoon walking through 19 inches of snow at Oak Openings Metropark as we all took some quiet time to find a "whispering spot" where we could entirely focus on God and what He is trying to tell us.
The weekend closed out Sunday morning as we led worship at Delta Church of Christ. Our students led in music and provided testimonies of their time with ACT and how God had changed their lives through our ministry.
It was a great weekend!
Here is a portion of the Sunday morning worship service where our students shared testimonies about ACT and provided the meditation and reflection on our retreat for the morning:
God truly blessed in so many ways and we thank Delta Church of Christ for their hospitality during the weekend!
Active Christian Today's 2020 Annual Meeting was live streamed on November 14. This is your opportunity to hear what God is doing through our ministries at Bowling Green State University and the University of Toledo. You will hear testimonies and worship from our students, stories of what is happening, how we are confronting the pandemic and updates on ministry from our leaders. Join us as we celebrate God's faithfulness together!
Please note that this policy is subject to updated safety rules set forth by the University of Toledo and the State of Ohio.
Every participant must do a personal symptom assessment prior to the event. Students will not be allowed to participate if symptomatic (headache, temperature, cough, etc.).
All events will be held outdoors using safe social distancing guidelines.
Sanitizer will be provided and required for use by all participants.
Masks will be required by all participants except when eating.
The number of participants in the event located in close proximity throughout the area will be limited to 10. However, participants may spread out across the area in the general vicinity to achieve proper social distancing.
All participants whether members of Active Christians Today or guests must sign in with contact information.
All food prep will be done wearing gloves and masks. Food will be served using safe social distancing between servers and guests.
All condiments will be provided in self-serve packets. Chips and other sides will be provided in self-serve bags.
Enforcement of the rules will be provided by our students. If participants refuse to follow event policies (refusal to wear a mask, congregating in groups larger than 10, etc.), they will be asked to leave.
Worship Encounter Kids Edition ~ June 28, 2020.
Something a little different this edition! The Weaver family has been involved in a "virtual mission trip" during the final week of June so all week so there hasn't been time to prepare a regular worship service for Active Christians Today. Instead, ACT UT Campus Pastor Scott's kids decided to record their own version of our weekly Worship Encounter time together. So, enjoy some time with Dawson, Kerrigan and the Skit Guys for our Worship Encounter this week. And huge thanks to them for giving their dad a much-needed break this week! Enjoy! And please ignore the ice cream maker mixing in the background...
Worship Encounter Replay ~ Good News on Father's Day June 21, 2020.
Worship Encounter Replay ~ Good News June 14, 2020.
Worship Encounter Replay ~ Faith in the Future Tense June 7, 2020.