Our logo contains four key elements: the acronym C.A.S.T., a net, rope, and knots. These components encapsulate our vision, mission, and theme. Each member is an individual knot making up the net. The rope that connects the knots is the Holy Spirit. In order for the net to be effective, the members have to be tied together tightly and move in a coordinated direction. The unity and strength of the members produces the desired effect.
But wait! That's not all. Look very carefully at the logo. There's another element that represents the very foundation of who we are and what we are trying to achieve. See if you can identify it, then click here.
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GCAEC is about equipping and bringing brothers and sisters together; working arm in arm, in concert, and with one purpose. When we labor together, the ultimate desire of Jesus will then be realized in our churches, “…that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.” (John 17:21).
I was pleased to be nominated as Head Deacon about 6 years ago. As a Deacon, the responsibilities were very familiar and I enjoyed the participation on the Church Board and enjoyed working with the Deacons. I was comfortable with the duties. 2 years ago, I was nominated to join the church Elders. I was blessed that the church had honored me with this new job, but very apprehensive that I had what it would take to perform the duties of an Elder. (more…)
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