Category: News

In Person Service Update

Due to dropping temperatures and rising COVID numbers, the Leadership Council has voted to continue to suspend in-person services for the remainder of the winter (through February). We will still worship together, that will never end, but it will be via Zoom for the time … read more.

A Thanksgiving Message

Dear family and friends,

There is no hardship that 2020 has brought that can prevent us from being thankful! Through it all, we continue to be sheltered under God’s loving care and under the common connection of our growing church. Today, my family and I simply … read more.

Reopening Announcement

After seven long months, the exile is over! We are finally reopening the doors on Sugarloaf Parkway on Sunday, November 1st! We will welcome those who wish to re-enter the sanctuary, and still accommodate those who wish to worship from home!

If you are coming … read more.

October Worship Announcement

Dear Church family and friends:

I hope you are well! On Sunday, I promised you a big announcement and I am overjoyed to share that announcement with you! Both the Leadership Council and I are proud to announce that, in honor of World Communion Sunday, we … read more.

COVID-19 Re-Opening Update

Dear church family,

I would like to begin by thanking you all for hanging in there with us during this turbulent time. Your attendance, prayers, continued financial giving, cards, calls and texts of support have been a tremendous blessing. This is certainly not how I envisioned … read more.

Happy Birthday Church

“Happy Birthday to you. 

Happy Birthday to you. 

Happy Birthday dear church.  Happy Birthday to you.”

That’s right — just like you and me — the church has a birthday.

This Sunday — PENTECOST — is the church’s birthday.  Pentecost, which comes 50 days after Easter, is the celebration … read more.

Grace in a Time of Stress

by evan junker

Sam Houston was known to be a drinker and womanizer among other things. He married multiple times, finally to a devout Baptist who seemingly changed his ways immediately. He was baptized by immersion in Little Rocky Creek, just outside of Independence, … read more.

A Message for May

Greetings my beloved family!

As I sit down to write this letter, I feel like Paul addressing one of the many churches he pastored from a distance. Thankfully, I am not currently in prison or exile! ?

We have now lived in our present reality for six … read more.

Re-Opening Statement

Dear Family,

As you may have heard, Governor Kemp has given dates for a soft reopening of our state’s businesses. These dates do include plans for churches and there has been some discussion and speculation on when we will return to worshipping together.

Please know that we want … read more.

Holy Week

I pray that each of you are well and are adjusting to the new normal. It has been a challenge personally, but I am ever thankful for God’s covering grace. While turmoil is certainly all around us, we cannot and will not neglect Holy Week. … read more.