Pastor's Blog

Pastor's Blog
Pastor's Blog

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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Acts 1:8 Weekend | November 5-7

I hope you are making plans now to be part of our Acts 1:8 Weekend – it’s our annual world missions conference. Watch the short video below to find out what it’s about and how you may participate. We will welcome missionaries from around the globe in gatherings throughout the weekend of November 5-7. It all kicks off with a Celebration Dinner on Friday night.  Saturday morning is the World Adventure for kids.  Saturday night there are multiple Connection Dinners in homes...

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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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Join me at the Fall Family Festival?

I hope you will join me, hundreds of Inglesiders, and our guests at our Fall Family Festival on Wednesday evening, October 20. It’s a great night of fellowship, food, and fun for all ages. And if you have a friend that you want to introduce to our church, it’s a wonderful event to invite them to attend with you. It all occurs here at Ingleside on the east side of our campus.  Start time is 5:30 p.m., and we wrap it all up at 8:00 p.m. Be sure to bring your appetite with you....

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Join me at the Fall Family Festival?

I hope you will join me, hundreds of Inglesiders, and our guests at our Fall Family Festival on Wednesday evening, October 20. It’s a great night of fellowship, food, and fun for all ages. And if you have a friend that you want to introduce to our church, it’s a wonderful event to invite them to attend with you. It all occurs here at Ingleside on the east side of our campus.  Start time is 5:30 p.m., and we wrap it all up at 8:00 p.m. Be sure to bring your appetite with you....

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Do You Speak My Language?

Have you ever been in a circumstance where no one spoke your language?  Maybe you could speak or understand a few words, but you were largely in the dark.  Communication levels were low.  Frustration levels may have been high.  And there was probably a significant degree of discomfort? But then you met someone who spoke your mother tongue – your heart language.  And, oh what joy, what relief, what connection!  There was a new sense of freedom and opportunity.  Bottom line: ...

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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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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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