April 28th News– Deborah & Barak Part 2

April 27, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: The Gospel According to Judges

Message: Deborah & Barak Part 2

This Sunday we will continue to look at the story of Deborah and Barak.

Last week we saw that the people of Israel, once again, rejected God and went their own way. This, once again, led to their bondage under a foreign power. They, one again, cried out to God for deliverance and God, once again, provided a leader to free them. Even though God’s people keep rejecting him, God keeps pursuing them.

This week we will see two more things in this story that is true for us as well.

To prepare, read Judges 4 and 5 again.

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Bible Study

May study–TBD

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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April 22nd News– Deborah & Barak

April 20, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: The Gospel According to Judges

Message: Deborah & Barak

This Sunday we will look at the story of Deborah and Barak.

Once again, the Israelites find themselves in bondage to foreign power and cry out to God for deliverance. Two figures play a role in breaking the oppression and leading God’s people to freedom.

To prepare, read Judges 4 and 5.

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Bible Study

May study–TBD

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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April 15th News– Ehud

April 13, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: The Gospel According to Judges

Message: Ehud

After a break for Easter, we are returning to our series in the Book of Judges.

This week we will look at a vivid and detailed story about a man named Ehud. If you have never read this story before, you will be surprised at the facts the author includes in this account. You may also have some questions about the actions of the main character.

We have seen before that the Bible does not shy away from difficult topics and disturbing details, but rather, presents the world we live in in vivid color.

To prepare, read Judges 3:12-30 and ask yourself this question: What does this story mean to me and what I face in my life?

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Bible Study

We will have our next Bible Study on Tuesday April 17th at Beverly Foley’s home (833 Bobolink Dr., Virginia Beach).

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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April 8th News– The Evidence of the Resurrection

April 6, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: The Resurrection

Message: The Evidence of the Resurrection

Last week we celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This is the most important event in history– and the reason we have any hope as Christians.

This week we will consider the evidence of the resurrection and why it is important to consider.

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Bible Study

We will have our next Bible Study on Tuesday April 17th at Beverly Foley’s home.

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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April 1st News– The Power of the Russurection

March 30, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: The Resurrection

Message: The Power of the Resurrection

This Sunday we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This event separates Jesus from any other person in history– and is the defining event of the Christian faith.

Join us as we learn about the Power of the Resurrection and what it means to us.

To prepare, read John 20:1-18

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Bible Study

We will have our next Bible Study in April– the date and location will be announced.

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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March 25th News: Othniel

March 23, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: The Gospel According to Judges

Message: Othniel

This Sunday is Palm Sunday. We will continue our study in the book of Judges and meet the first Judge of Israel: Othniel.

As we hear his story we gain greater understanding about the story of Palm Sunday.

To prepare, read Judges  3:1-11.

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Bible Study

We will have our next Bible Study in April– the date and location will be announced.

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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March 18th News: The Book of Judges

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Series: The Gospel According to Judges

Message: The Judges

This Sunday we will continue seeing how God does extraordinary things through ordinary people as we turn our attention to the Book of Judges.

To understand the period of Judges in Old Testament history, we must, first, discover what was happening with the people of God (Israel). We will learn that the culture and environment during the time of the Judges was much like our culture and environment today.

We will also see that the stories in the Book Judges provide a picture of Jesus and the gospel.

To prepare, read Judges 1-3 (especially 3:1-8).

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Bible Study

We will have our next Bible Study in April– the date and location will be announced.

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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March 11th News: The Promise of Jeremiah

March 9, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: Extraordinary

Message: The Promise of Jeremiah

This week we will finish our look at the prophet Jeremiah. We seen his Call and his Message. Now we will look at, perhaps the most important aspect of Jeremiah 1– the Promise that God gives to Jeremiah. It is the same promise he give us today.

To prepare, read Jeremiah 1:4-19.

Also, remember to set your clocks forward on Saturday night!

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Bible Study

We will have our Bible Study on March 13 from 7-9pm at the Haupt’s home.

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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March 4th News: The Message of Jeremiah

March 2, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: Extraordinary

Message: The Message of Jeremiah

Last week we looked at how God called Jeremiah to be a prophet. This week, we will look at the same passage and hear the message God gave for Jeremiah to proclaim to the people of Judah. It is a message that is important for us to hear and heed today.

To prepare, read Jeremiah 1:4-19 and think about what this could mean for us today.

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Bible Study

We will have our Bible Study on March 13 from 7-9pm at the Haupt’s home.

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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February 25th News: The Call of Jeremiah

February 23, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: Extraordinary

Message: The Call of Jeremiah

How much do you know about the prophet Jeremiah?

This week we will look at an encounter with God that started his prophetic ministry to the people of Judah.

To prepare, read Jeremiah 1:1-19 and consider Jeremiah’s concerns and God’s answer.

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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