Blessed…In Order to Bless

This Sunday in the Auditorium we continue our series on The Patriarchs. This Sunday we’ll be looking at a phrase that has come up in the first two weeks of this series, but words that we haven’t talked about yet.   The words found in Genesis 12:2-3: “…so that you will...

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A Strange Story

This week in the Auditorium Pastor Shaun continues his series on The Patriarchs (Abraham, Isaac, Jacob).   Sunday morning we’ll be looking at a strange story found in Genesis 22 that involves Abraham and Isaac.  Shaun’s question will be: “What do you do with a passage of Scripture like this? What...

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Church Board Report to the Congregation – May 2018

The Church Board’s monthly meeting took place on Tuesday evening, May 1st.   Here is a summary report from the May Board meeting: GENERAL ITEMS Pastor Bill reported that Sunday morning attendance is down compared to last year with a weekly average of 691.   However contributions are up slightly compared to...

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New May Series

This Sunday Pastors Shaun and Brian each begin a 4-week series of sermons that will take us through the month of May. In the Auditorium Shaun begins a series called The Patriarchs.   Brian begins a series in the Chapel called Elijah – the Man of God. Here is a summary...

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The 40th and Final Day

As you know, this month we’ve been looking at the 40-day period between Jesus’ Resurrection and His Ascension; a time where Jesus had encounters with numerous individuals.   This Sunday Pastor Bill concludes his series called I Have Seen the Lord and we’ll turn our attention to the 40th and final...

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Peter’s Turn

This Sunday we continue our sermon series called “I Have Seen the Lord!” We have been looking at some post-resurrection encounters that people had with Jesus. This week it’s Peter’s turn. It will be the third time that he has seen the Lord since He rose, but this one is...

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All But One

It’s been a week since Easter and Mary has seen the Lord.  The disciples have seen the Lord. Well, all but one. Thomas – one of the Twelve – was not there when Jesus first appeared to the disciples.   And don’t you think it has to be killing him? Imagine...

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So Many Questions

“Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet returned to the Father.”    As soon as Mary recognized Jesus on that first Easter morning, she reached out and took hold of Him. Jesus told her to let go. Have you ever wondered why? It’s easy to assume that...

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Connecting With Women

Hello Ladies! I have been the pastoral counselor at Five Forks Church for 10 years. In October I told Church Board I would be stepping down from the position. At the beginning of January, Church Board asked me to gather information from women in our church to help them determine...

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Palm Sunday

This is Palm Sunday, and we will be observing Communion at the conclusion of all 4 morning services. Here is a preview of the morning messages: SERIES: FAITH BUILDERS Time & Location: 9:30 & 11:00 Auditorium Preacher: Pastor Ray Sunday’s Sermon: Jesus’ Improbable Command Scripture Text: Matthew 14:13-33 Have you...

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