The Church at the Butte is A Place to Belong. Whether you are a community leader, business owner, retired senior, single adult, or a young family you can find A Place to Belong with us.

Together, we are making a difference in our community through The Shepherd’s Closet, Meals on Wheels, All-Stars for children, WIRED for youth and Legacy for seniors. We also help support church planters throughout the United States, thousands of missionaries in approximately 200 countries.


Several of our members make trips to our mission church in Mexico to support them and strengthen their service. We participate with Franklin Graham’s  Operation Christmas Child. This ministry distributes gift-filled shoe boxes to children throughout the world, demonstrating that people matter to God.

Drop in on a Sunday morning just after nine o’clock for Coffee and Conversation. Then stay for Sunday Morning Worship at ten o’clock. Pick up some brochures and make a couple of new friends. You may discover A Place to Belong sooner than you think.

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516 Butte Blvd.  PO Box 1346 | Elephant Butte, NM  87935
Pastor Houston Cano – houstoncano@yahoo.com
Senior Adults/Missions Pastor: Bruce Morrison – bruce@churchatthebutte.com
Youth Pastor: Zeb Rose – zeb.rose@churchatthebutte.com
Meals On Wheels – Rae Edenfofer 
Shepherd’s Closet – Tami Smith

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Sermon 11/1/2020

Sunday Sermon 11/1/2020

I am Gifted and Equipped 

I am Gifted and I am Equipped


Everything we talk about in reference to being gifted and being equipped is by and through the grace.  – Ephesians 4:7


Each follower of Jesus has been gifted by the Holy Spirit based on God’s grace and should be in the process of being equipped.


Two Kinds of Giftedness:






General Gifts


Ephesians 4:1-2: A ______ form God to enter into a ___________with Him

John 17:3


Ephesians 4:3-6: _______


Ephesians 4:8-10: _________

John 8:31-36

Romans 6:20-23


Ephesians 4:14: ___________

Ephesians 2:19-20

Proverbs 12:3


Ephesians 4:15-16: __________


Ephesians 4:11-13: Equipped and Its Results


We are equipped by:






The Results:

God’s people are equipped to do ministry

God’s people are built up

God’s people are brought to unity of the faith

God’s people are grown to be like Jesus


Using our gifts and being equipped is to be done until Jesus comes


The realization of the gifts comes about through the equipping


You are gifted

You need to be in the process of being equipped


This is how the Kingdom of God is built


Are you exercising your gifts?

Are you being equipped?

I am Gifted and Equipped Sermon Notes: 



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