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Vacation Bible School

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  You’re invited to Vacation Bible School! Rolling River Rampage Experience the Ride of a Lifetime with God! August 13-17, 2018 6-8:15 pm Ages 3-12   Every night there will be interactive Bible stories, songs, a craft station and recreational activities as well as fun snacks! Be sure to bring a friend. Fill out the […]

Vacation Bible School Is Coming!

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Dates are August 14-18, time is from 6-8:15 pm We will have a Pep Rally on Sunday afternoon on August 13th to finish up any preparations and pray for God’s guidance. Our theme will be Galactic Hero Central, Find You Strength in God. We will need many volunteers to be able to provide an exciting, […]

Advent Message

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Matthew 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. (KJV)   As we are now fully in the Advent season and as I take time to read this verse I can’t help but think, why?! […]

Season of Advent

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The History of Advent                                  The word “Advent” is derived from the Latin word adventus, meaning “coming,” which is a translation of the Greek word parousia. Scholars believe that during the 4th and 5th centuries in Spain and Gaul, Advent […]

Fall Congregational Meeting

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The Fall Congregational meeting was held November 13th. The budget for 2017 as well as the nominating committee slate of offices was discussed and approved. Business Items: Report from the nominating committee. Election of new board members by ballot.   Led by Christine Hodgkiss Report from Stewardship Committee and presentation of the proposed budget for […]

Thanksgiving Celebration

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Congregational Family Dinner Sunday, November 20th after the worship service. Turkey & Gravy will be provided by the Membership Department. All sides & desserts will be provided by the congregation potluck style. ********************************************** Please bring something to share with our neighbors in our food pantry out of the great abundance of the Lord!!!

Consecration Sunday

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Sunday, October 16 will be our congregation’s Consecration Sunday. This is an important time in the life of the church when each member examines God’s great blessing in their lives. I urge you to plan to attend the two important events that day: Sunday morning worship and a Celebration Luncheon immediately following worship. A special […]

Vacation Bible School

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VBS will be the week of August 8-12 from 6 to 8:15 pm. At Surf Shack, your students will discover an interactive, energizing, Bible-based program that will give them an opportunity to ride the waves with God. Your students will become Surfers and explore how to serve God and experience God’s amazing presence in their […]

Mother-Daughter Banquet

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The 43rd annual Mother-Daughter Banquet will be held at West Park Church of Christ, 926 Cherokee Road in Portsmouth on May 2nd. Tickets will go on sale on April 10th so be thinking about who you will invite to join you to celebrate the special relationship you have with other women who have influenced your […]

What is the Real Meaning of Christmas?

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The Christmas message is often lost in the secular world of consumerism, commercialism and materialism. The real meaning of Christmas is simple yet profound. The Gospel story in Luke tells us about the Christmas message. First, the Christmas message is a message of ‘fear not.’ This message came to Mary when she was told, ‘Fear […]