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Celebrate Thanksgiving at Ingleside

I hope you will join us for a delicious Thanksgiving meal and a wonderful time of fellowship and worship on Tuesday night, November 23. ... What time’s the meal? The buffet meal (which includes turkey, dressing, and all the trimmings) begins at 5:00 p.m. and will be served until 6:15 p.m. Where? At Ingleside – seating will be in our Multi-Purpose Gym, Fellowship Hall, and Dining Room.  Just follow the signs! Cost? It will be $7 for adults, $5 for children and a $21...

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Celebrate Thanksgiving at Ingleside

I hope you will join us for a delicious Thanksgiving meal and a wonderful time of fellowship and worship on Tuesday night, November 23. ... What time’s the meal? The buffet meal (which includes turkey, dressing, and all the trimmings) begins at 5:00 p.m. and will be served until 6:15 p.m. Where? At Ingleside – seating will be in our Multi-Purpose Gym, Fellowship Hall, and Dining Room.  Just follow the signs! Cost? It will be $7 for adults, $5 for children and a $21...

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Acts 1:8 Weekend • November 5-7

I hope you are planning now to be part of our Acts 1:8 Weekend – it’s our annual world missions conference. We will welcome missionaries from around the globe in gatherings throughout the weekend of November 5-7.  More information may be found here. Join me in praying that the Lord will used these days to expand our vision and deepen our commitment to going with the gospel, to making disciples, and to planting churches – all for the glory of God! Save the...

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Gratitude for Jay and Evelyn Anne Turner

We will celebrate with Jay and Evelyn Anne Turner this Sunday as Jay retires as our Traditional Worship Arts Pastor after ten years of faithful and fruitful service on our team. Only eternity will reveal all who have been touched and blessed by Jay’s ministry of music, by his care and compassion, and by his personal investment in the lives of so many. I hope you will plan to participate in a drop-in reception honoring the Turners from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Gathering Area of the...

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A Fabulous Fall

Cooler air.  Shorter days.  Leaves soon will be lighting up the landscape with brilliant color reflecting the glory of the Creator. These are all sure signs that autumn is upon us.  Indeed, the first official day of fall was yesterday – September 22. As we prepare to make our way through the last quarter of the year, I want to make sure that some key dates and events at Ingleside are on your radar. Of course, our weekly worship services, classes, and groups – especially on...

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Long Pastorates & Healthy Churches

In his ground-breaking book, The Purpose Driven Church (1995), Rick Warren recounts a study he made of the 100 largest churches in the United States.  He writes: “Although I discovered that large, growing churches differ widely in strategy, structure, and style, there were some common denominators.  My study confirmed what I already knew . . . :  Healthy, large churches are led by pastors who have been there a long time.  I found dozens of examples.  A long pastorate does not...

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One Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. – July 4

This Sunday, July 4, we will have one worship service only at 10:30 a.m. in the Worship Center at Ingleside. In 1 Peter 2:17, the Bible says, “Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor” (ESV). The Message paraphrases it this way: “Treat everyone you meet with dignity. Love your spiritual family. Revere God. Respect the government” (1 Peter 2:17, MSG) So, that’s just what we plan to do this Sunday as we celebrate our freedom, honor America,...

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Join Me at the Church Picnic

I hope you have already marked your calendars and are planning to be at Ingleside on Wednesday night, June 30 for our annual church picnic. Watch this short video and review the Q&A below to get a good idea of what is in store.   Where is the picnic held? Again this year, our picnic will be held on our church campus on Wimbish Road.  We will have huge tents set up on the west side of our Worship Center What time does it start?  Folks start to arrive as early as 5:00...

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Normal Sunday Schedule Resumes this Sunday

Beginning this Sunday, June 6, our Sunday morning worship times will again be what they were pre-pandemic: 8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship in the Chapel 9:40 a.m. Blended Worship in the Worship Center 11:00 a.m. Blended Worship in the Worship Center Contemporary Worship in the Multi-Purpose Gym It also means that beginning this Sunday, June 6 . . . ... There will be no capacity limits for worship services or other programming. ... Reservations will no...

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Normal Sunday Schedule Resumes June 6

Beginning on Sunday, June 6, our Sunday morning worship times will again be what they were pre-pandemic: 8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship in the Chapel 9:40 a.m. Blended Worship in the Worship Center 11:00 a.m. Blended Worship in the Worship Center Contemporary Worship in the Multi-Purpose Gym It also means that beginning on Sunday, June 6 . . . ... There will be no capacity limits for worship services or other programming. ... Reservations will no longer...

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