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Archive for September, 2021

Is There a Place for Me?

Whenever newcomers check out a church, virtually all are asking some form of the same question: “Is there a place for me?” And for years our short answer at Ingleside has been, “Yes!” Our answer reflects the spirit of Romans 15:7, which says: “Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God” (ESV). Of course, the specific questions newcomers may ask are often more detailed, nuanced, and personalized. Consider these possibilities: . ...

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Join us for “Big Wednesday”

On Wednesday night, September 15, we are encouraging everyone—all ages and life stages—to gather for worship at 6:30 p.m. in the Worship Center followed by an Ice Cream Social in the Gathering Area. Who?  Every age and life stage! (Birth through age 4 in preschool ministry during worship; then with their parents for the social)  When?  Wednesday, September 15, at 6:30 p.m.  Where?  Worship Center & Livestream  What?  Worship, Lord’s Supper, Baptism, and Ice...

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“Has Pastor Tim Been Vaccinated?” | Save the Dates

The conversation occurred recently in an aisle of a local hardware store when a lady asked my wife, Beverly: “Has Pastor Tim been vaccinated?” Then last night at church an Ingleside regular told me of a co-worker who had asked them: “Has Pastor Tim been vaccinated?” The answer is: yes, both Beverly and I had the shot on the first day we were eligible – March 15, 2021.  Our side effects were minimal – just a sore arm; about the same as when we get the flu shot each year....

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