October 21st News

October 18, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

This Sunday, our old friend Dallas Stamper will be joining us. Dallas is the Executive Director of PIN Ministries, but he is also a pastor who loves to preach the Word of God (and does it quite well!).

Looking forward to Sunday!

Grace and peace,

Doug

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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GFF Bible Study

We meet every Tuesday night from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at the Haupt’s for fellowship and bible study. Their address is 1317 Conrad Lane.

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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Samson-The Fall of Samson

October 7, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: Samson

Message: The Fall of Samson

In Judges 16, Samson meets Delilah and is captured by the Philistines.

October 7, 2018| Part 8: The Fall of Samson| Sermon | Virginia Beach Church | Right Click This Link To Download Audio

God’s Relentless Pursuit

October 3, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

This past Sunday during our musical worship time, we sang a song called Reckless Love. To lead into this time, Dale read a devotional from First 15 Devotional.

I wanted to share it with all of you…

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God’s Relentless Pursuit – April 2 (First 15 Devotional)

 

So often we view God as an enforcer of religious rules. We see the commands of Scripture as a list of to-dos rather than a path leading to abundant life. But those perceptions aren’t the truth of Scripture. Those beliefs are founded on misguided notions of God’s character. God is after the heart. More than he wants us to do right, he wants us to see him rightly. He wants going to church, reading the Bible, worshipping, serving the poor, and living righteously to come from a heart filled with a true revelation of his loving-kindness.

The foundation for our faith is not meant to be built on our works or our understanding, but rather on God’s relentless pursuit of us. We have relationship with our Creator not because we sought him out, but because he is always pursuing us. (“We love because he first loved us 1John 4:19”) Any elements of Christian spirituality at work in our lives are the result of his constant grace drawing us deeper and deeper into the abundant life Jesus died to give us. Faith built on anything else but God’s pursuit is faith built on our own strength—an unsure and consistently failing foundation. Ephesians 1:16-18 says:

I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints.

There is nothing we could do to keep God from pursuing us. There is no sin too great, no distance we could run, that would discourage God from loving us. From the moment you were born God has been pursuing your heart. His greatest longing is for relationship with us. Don’t let a wrong understanding of who God is cause your relationship with him to be works-based. Don’t let your sin and failures get in the way of running to the open arms of your heavenly Father. God is after your heart right now. He’s sweetly knocking on the door of your heart that you might simply let him in.

Let’s worship.

 

 

 

 

 

Samson-The Betrayal of Samson

September 30, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: Samson

Message: The Betrayal of Samson

In the second part of Judges 15, Samson is betrayed by the very people he came to deliver.

September 30, 2018| Part 7: The Betrayal of Samson| Sermon | Virginia Beach Church | Right Click This Link To Download Audio

Jesus and Nathanael

September 23, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Message: Jesus and Nathanael

This Sunday we take a brief detour from Samson to look at an amazing story about a man named Nathanael.

September 23, 2018| Jesus and Nathanael| Sermon | Virginia Beach Church | Right Click This Link To Download Audio

Grace2F Worship Service

September 23, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Grace2F (or Grace Family Fellowship)  meets Sundays 10:00 AM at School of Rock in Virginia Beach, located a block from Great Neck Rd (Corner Great Neck and Mill Dam).

Grace2F @ School of Rock
1552 Mill Dam Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

What You Should Know If You Visit

Service Time:
We meet Sundays at 10:00am and gather for a time of catching up with each other after the service.

Dress:
Casual (really- you can get dressed up if you want, but the Pastor will probably be wearing jeans or shorts)

Kids:
Bring them! We love kids… There are welcome in our service.

Bring:
A bible. If you don’t have one, we have plenty. Each week we’ll be looking at Scripture straight from the bible to see what God wants to say to us. If you need a bible to take home and keep we would be glad to give you one.

We would love to have you join us on a Sunday!

September 23rd News– Sunday Service at the Haupts!

September 21, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

This Sunday we will be meeting at Doug & Sara Haupt’s house INSTEAD of at the School of Rock.

The address:

1317 Conrad Lane, Virginia Beach, 23454 (see map below)

 

To prepare, read John 1:43-51. This is the story of how Nathanael comes to follow Jesus. It is an intriguing exchange that demonstrates how Jesus will meet us where we are.

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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Service is at the Haupt’s House This Sunday!

September 20, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

We will be having our Sunday service at the Haupt’s house this Sunday (September 16).

Because of the threat of the hurricane last Sunday, the School of Rock had to move their open house to this Sunday (Sept. 23).

The address is: 1317 Conrad Lane, Virginia Beach, 23454

Looking forward to Sunday!

September 16th News– Potluck Sunday Service at the Brownings!

September 14, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

This Sunday we will be meeting at Jim and Dale Browning’s house INSTEAD of at the School of Rock.

In addition, we will have a potluck brunch- so bring something to share if you can. We will start at our normal time of 10:00am and go to around 11:30.

The Brownings live at 2004 Woodhollow Cove in Virginia Beach (Just a couple of minutes from the School of Rock- see map).

To prepare make food; pack food; come to the Brownings!

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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Service is at the Browning’s House This Sunday!

September 12, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

 

We will be having our Sunday service and a potluck brunch at the Browning’s house this Sunday (September 16).

If you can, bring some food to share with everyone and we will eat and worship together.

There is a chance we will get some bad weather from hurricane Florence, but it seems to be heading further to the south now.

Looking forward to Sunday!