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Faith in Action Chili Cook-off Fundraiser February 20

Faith In Action of Edgar County fundraiser– the 12th Annual Chili-Off (cook-off) will be Saturday, Feb. 20 fChili cook offrom 4:30-7:30. You get to try all of the cooks’ bowls of chili. It really warms up the insides and is fun as you are able to vote for your favorite ‘mild,’ ‘hot,’ and ‘unique’ chili.
*They really need some new cooks so please consider helping them out with your favorite chili recipe and being a representative for our congregation.
**Our congregation is asked to bring 5 dozen cookies. If you would like to take a dozen or two to Lake Ridge for the fundraiser, please sign up on the back table in the sanctuary on your way out or to Fellowship Time.
We Hope To See You There!

February 11th, 2016|

Monday Evening Bible Study Looks at “Qualities of Discipleship”

The the Word of God transform youThe Monday evening Bible study meets in the Koinonia Kafe from 7:00 to 8:15. Our study during this season of Lent is on “Qualities of Discipleship” such as perseverance, working with others, and humility. (We also enjoy snacks together; we are NOT fasting for Lent!).

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Valentine’s Day Party Sunday Feb. 14 following worship

cross stitch Valentine with JesusValentine’s Day Party! Immediately after worship, we will have a special “Valentine’s Day Party Fellowship Time,” in the Koinonia Kafe, including special holiday-appropriate treats, gifts, and prizes! Please join us.

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Pastor’s Ponderings

Pastor’s Ponderings: Our Other Calendar/Rodger Allen/January 2016

As we approach January, with its “New Year’s Day,” New Year’s resolutions, new calendars, etc., it’s an appropriate time for a reminder that we Christians are part of another kind of year and calendar as [...]

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