News (Page 10)

News (Page 10)

Youth Ministry Survey

For part of Pastor Chris’ doctoral program he has put together a survey regarding our youth ministry program.  We are looking for 100 people to participate in this short online survey.  If you could take a few minutes to participate that would be appreciated! Here is the link:

New Women’s Bible Study to Begin

The Thursday morning Women’s Bible Study group will begin a new series March 12, continuing into June. The Spring study will cover a DVD series entitled  FAITHFUL, ABUNDANT, TRUE: Three Lives Going Deeper Still, featuring Kay Arthur, Priscilla Shirer and Beth Moore.  Facilitated by Cec Conner, the study group meets in the Gebert Chapel from 9:30-11 a.m. each Thursday. Table leaders facilitate small group discussions. For more information, contact the church office, 423-6380.

ReFrame: A Winter Discipleship Journey

This winter I will be hosting a course on Wednesday evenings called ReFrame. This is a great new film series put on by Regent College, where I did my seminary training. Regent is a unique graduate school in that its primary mission is to equip people in a variety of vocational settings to integrate Christian discipleship with everyday life. As a result, I had the chance to study alongside businessmen, lawyers, social workers, as well as pastors as we wrestled…

Gospel Of Luke Reading Schedule

This winter we will be preaching through gospel of Luke.  To help you go deeper in the journey we’ve provided this list of daily readings.  They have been intentionally divided into smaller sections so that you might have space to reflect and meditate on the text each day.    Perhaps you might consider keeping a journal where you can write down insights and applications that you gain from your reading.      Be blessed as you immerse yourself in God’s…

Advent Guide 2014

Advent has historically been approached as a season of spiritual preparation as we anticipate Christmas.  Below you will find a list of a few spiritual practices that might help you have a more meaningful Advent. (To download and print out this guide click here:  Advent Guide 2014)  This list is inspired by the book Advent Conspiracy, by Rick McKinley, Chris Seay, and Greg Holder.  For a full list of our Advent activities, click here: Advent 2014 flyer  Check out this short video, which casts…

Family Matters: Fall preaching series on 1 Corinthians

This fall we will be studying Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians. This letter has a lot of practical wisdom on how to do life together. Paul explores the importance of community and helps us navigate through the inevitable challenges that come with living together. Join us as we explore how we can grow in our relationships and support each other on the journey of faith.

Fall Reading List and Journal Process

For a printable version of the reading list click on the following link: Fall Life Journals 2014 – 1 Corinthians This fall we will be preaching through Paul’s letters to the Corinthians. To help you go deeper we have provided a daily reading schedule and journal process that leads you through the life and teachings of Peter. We encourage you to keep a journal of insights, applications and prayers that come out of your reading. Here is a proposed process…

Combined Service September 7

Our Christian Education (CE) year is about to begin! Sunday, September 7, our 8:45 and 11:00 worship services will combine, meeting in the sanctuary at 10:30 a.m.. Plan now to attend and worship with us.  Celebrate our Fall CE opportunities – classes and ministries for the season. Then stick around for a family picnic and a great time together! Classes for all ages will begin the following Sunday, Sept. 14, during the 10:00 hour.

Camp Attitude Mission Report

This summer we sent an intergenerational team of students and families to serve at Camp Attitude.  Camp Attitude is a not-for-profit Christian organization dedicated to providing a unique Christian camping experience for families in the disability community.  Their mission is to advocate for the needs of people with disabilities, educate churches and young people in ways they can serve the special needs community, and disciple people with disabilities. Our high school students were paired up as buddies with campers.  Their…

Summer Sermon Series: The Teachings Of Peter

This summer we will be preaching through the letters of Peter.  The themes that come up in the letters of Peter are extremely important for the contemporary church.  Peter is often referred to as the Job of the New Testament.  He provides guidance for how we might live faithfully and hopefully in the midst of hardship.  Peter’s letter also explores how we can impact a secular and pluralistic world as we pursue a life of integrity and humility.