Pastor's Blog

Pastor's Blog
Pastor's Blog

Update on Re-Gathering by Reservation

For the past three Sundays, June 14, 21, and 28, we have put our foot back in the water of on-campus, in-person worship by reservation at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. We are continuing the livestream of the worship service at 11:00 a.m. each Sunday as well. Here’s the report for the first three Sundays: June 14 June 21 June 28 9:00 a.m. 204 156 154 11:00 a.m. 237 243 249 Livestream 1,338 1,062 1,172 Total Attendance 1,795 1,479 1,575 This...

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Update on Re-Gathering by Reservation

For the past two Sundays, June 14 and 21, we have put our foot back in the water of on-campus, in-person worship by reservation at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. We are also continuing the livestream at 11:00 a.m. each Sunday as well. Here’s the report for the first two Sundays: June 14 June 21 9:00 a.m. 212 165 11:00 a.m. 245 252 Livestream 1,338 1,062 Total Attendance 1,795 1,479 This Sunday, June 28, we will re-gather by reservation for week 3 of...

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Re-Gathering by Reservation – Week 2

This past Sunday, June 14, we put our foot back in the water of on-campus, in-person worship as 457 people gathered at Ingleside (212 at 9:00 a.m. and 245 at 11:00 a.m.). In addition, we estimate that just over 1,300 people joined in the livestream worship service.  So, about 1,750 worshipers over all. This Sunday, June 21, we will re-gather by reservation for week 2 of on-campus, in person worship. I hope you will join us. Here are the details you need to know. Worship only at...

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Have You Made Your Reservation for Worship?

This Sunday, June 14, we will begin to re-gather for on-campus, in-person worship for the first time since March 8. Here’s the outline of how we plan to put our feet back into the water. Worship only at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.  We will begin with two worship services only on Sunday, June 14.  We will not have childcare, age-group programming, or adult classes or groups. By reservation only.  In order to practice social distancing, we will limit attendance to 400 worshipers in each...

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Re-Gathering by Reservation begins June 14

As a way of honoring our governing authorities and loving our neighbors, we temporarily suspended on-campus worship services beginning Sunday, March 15. Now it’s time to begin to re-gather.  Here’s the outline of how we plan to put our foot back into the water. Worship only at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.  We will begin with two worship services only on Sunday, June 14.  We will not have childcare, age-group programming, or adult classes or groups. By reservation only.  In order to...

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Who Do You Know?

Do you know someone in our church family whom our Nominating Committee should consider as potential nominee for Overseer or Deacon? More information about the roles of Overseer and Deacon as well as the recommendation form may be found online here. One of the strengths of our church across the years has been the quality and commitment of our leaders. So, I hope you will prayerfully consider making a recommendation this year.  We need to know someone you know! Planning Toward...

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Do You Have a Recommendation?

Now is the time for our church family to provide recommendations to our Nominating Committee to consider as potential nominees for Overseer and Deacon. More information and the recommendation form are online here. One of the strengths of our church across the years has been the quality and commitment of our leaders. So, I hope you will prayerfully consider making a recommendation this year. Cannonball or Steps? There are at least two ways to get into a swimming pool,...

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A Wise Way Forward – Part 2

Businesses, schools, governmental entities, non-profits, and churches all around the world are attempting to chart a wise course forward given the challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic. Our church is no exception.  Day by day, we are reviewing the guidance of our governing authorities, seeking wise counsel from many advisors, learning from other large churches in Georgia and beyond, and exploring the range of possibilities that we should consider for our church. Above all,...

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Will You Pray Today?

Today is the National Day of Prayer.  Congress established a National Day of Prayer by a joint resolution in 1952. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan set the day for the annual observance as the first Thursday in May. Click here for a great prayer guide and join millions around our country as we ask God for his wisdom, guidance, forgiveness, protection, and provision. Worship by Livestream through May 17 Given the ever-changing environment related to the coronavirus pandemic, please...

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Worship by Livestream through May 17

Given the ever-changing environment related to the coronavirus pandemic, please be reminded that . . . ... we will continue our worship services by livestream only at least through Sunday, May 17; ... we will have no Ingleside-sponsored on-campus or off-campus in-person classes, groups or other programming at least through Sunday, May 17; and ... we will revisit our plans for May 18 and beyond as we get closer to that date. To learn about the factors that have shaped our...

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