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Do You Wonder Why?
2020-03-31 Children,Coronavirus,Providence Pastor Wood

In this eight-minute video, Child Evangelism Fellowship explores biblical reasons for why bad things happen.

The Rainy Seasons of Life
2020-03-30 Comfort,Providence,Sovereignty of God Pastor Wood

by Ruth Rich In the midst of life’s rainy season, when storms (especially of the same kind) are frequent, it is so easy to cry out “Why?” It is hard to accept that these distresses are God’s good and perfect gift: that these dark places are God’s will, just as much as the bright and
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: March 28 (SAT)
2020-03-28 Coronavirus Pastor Wood

We are now approaching the second Lord’s Day that our church family will be unable to gather in person for worship and fellowship. Although there is no substitute for the real thing, many people have commented on how helpful the live video streams of our services have been. We are grateful that our media team
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: March 23 (MON)
2020-03-23 Coronavirus Pastor Wood

It has now been a full week since POTUS issued guidelines for our country to follow regarding COVID-19. We have altered our ministry accordingly and we have enjoyed reasonable smoothness in the transition. If you are sick or know of someone who is sick, please inform us so we can pray and assist as possible.
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: March 18 (WED)
2020-03-18 Coronavirus Pastor Wood

Our leadership met this morning and after accessing the situation and having a prayerful discussion, we are making the following changes to our ministry effective immediately: All church gatherings will be suspended for an indefinite period of time. This will include gatherings that occur in our facility as well as functions held off-site. We will
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: March 13 (FRI)
2020-03-13 Coronavirus Pastor Wood

The leadership of the church believes it is important to take a prayerful and measured response to the growing health concern in our country. At present we do not believe the situation warrants the suspending of services and functions of the church. However, to be proactive and reduce the potential spread of disease we are
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Special Services 2020
2020-01-15 Event,Preaching Pastor Wood

February 9 – 13, 2020 Don’t miss the impactful preaching of Evangelist Aaron Coffey. His  family and ministry team will be with us to encourage and exhort us spiritually for an entire week.   One of the most important weeks for our church this year will be, as we host the Coffey Ministry Team for a
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Christmas Musical
2019-12-01 Event,Functions Pastor Wood

Sunday, December 15, 2019, at 11:00 am This heartfelt musical tells the story of an elderly man who has grown disappointed in life and bitter against God.  His life seems hopeless until he is confronted with the childlike faith of a precocious young girl. Lizzy Walker and her family shine the light of Christ into this
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Squanto
2019-11-28 Holiday,Providence,Sovereignty of God,Uncategorized Pastor Wood

Most of us know the story of the first Thanksgiving—at least, we know the Pilgrim version. But how many of us know the Indian viewpoint’ No, I’m not talking about some revisionist, p.c. version of history. I’m talking about the amazing story of the way God used an Indian named Squanto as a special instrument
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The Five Scariest Things You Can Do This Halloween
2019-10-31 Uncategorized Pastor Wood

The fear of the Lord is to hate evil. (Proverbs 8:13) By Doug Phillips [October 31, 2008] Our country is in the grip of a fear crisis. The tension because of this fear is almost palpable. There is fear over the election, fear over the economy, and fear over hundreds of other issues ranging from
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