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One Worship Service on December 30

The old year ends, and the New Year begins! What better way to mark the turn of the calendar from 2018 to 2019 than to gather in worship with your church family? This Sunday, December 30, we plan to have one service only at 10:30 a.m. in the Worship Center at Ingleside. (No Sunday Bible study classes, small groups, or other regular activities will occur.) If you are in town this weekend, I hope you will be in church! Regular Schedule Resumes on January 2 As the New Year kicks...

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One Worship Service – December 23

Given the holiday schedule, this Sunday, December 23, we will have one worship service only at 10:30 a.m. in the Worship Center.  Sunday Bible Study classes will not meet. Children 5K and older are welcome in the Worship Center.  Childcare is provided for those 6-weeks through 4K. Christmas Eve Worship at Ingleside I hope you will consider joining us on Monday, December 24, for worship on Christmas Eve.  To make room for everyone, this year we are planning four services as...

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Join us for “Christmas Changes Everything”

If you live within driving distance, I hope you will consider joining us this weekend as we celebrate the birth of Jesus in a wonderful musical presentation called, “Christmas Changes Everything.” The six service times are as follows: Friday, December 14, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 15, 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. Sunday, December 16, 10:30 a.m., 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. No tickets are necessary.  Doors open thirty minutes before each presentation.  Childcare is available for ages...

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Join us for “Christmas Changes Everything”

If you live within driving distance, I hope you will consider joining us next weekend as we celebrate the birth of Jesus in a wonderful musical presentation called, “Christmas Changes Everything.” The six service times are as follows: Friday, December 14, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 15, 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. Sunday, December 16, 10:30 a.m., 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. No tickets are necessary.  Doors open thirty minutes before each presentation.  Childcare is available for ages...

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Christmas at Ingleside 2018

I hope you are planning to join us at Ingleside this Christmas as we celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Here are some special services that you will want to consider: December 2 - Christmas Remembrance Service A service of hope and encouragement for those grieving the loss of loved ones this Christmas.  It’s at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel. December 9 - Regular Sunday Schedule December 14-16 - Christmas Musical Presentations Invite a friend and celebrate...

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Give Thanks

When our lives are transformed by God’s grace and filled with the Spirit, one of the results will be a grateful heart.  We will approach every day, every relationship, and every circumstance with a bias toward giving thanks. Perhaps that’s why the Apostle Paul mentions gratitude and thanksgiving three different times in the space of just six verses (Colossians 3:12-16) that describe who we are and how we are to live in Christ.  This powerful passage concludes by saying: And...

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Join Us for Thanksgiving?

I hope you will consider joining our Ingleside family of faith for a delicious Thanksgiving meal and wonderful time of worship. If you can come, it will be my privilege to help serve you. When?  We will gather on Tuesday night, November 20. What time’s the meal?  The buffet meal (which includes turkey, dressing, and all the trimmings) begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be served until 6:45 p.m. Where?  At Ingleside – seating will be in our Multi-Purpose Gym, Fellowship Hall,...

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How the Gospel Spreads & the Church Grows

Have you ever thought much about how people take first steps toward faith in Jesus Christ and a vital relationship with other believers in a church?  I have. Some time ago, I reviewed some very interesting survey results from LifeWay Research that asked:  how are Americans willing to receive information about a local church?  In December 2008, the survey asked 15,000 American adults how they felt about 13 different ways they might receive information about a church. What was the...

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See You at the Concert?

As of this writing, only about 100 tickets remain for our “Big Church Night Out” concert with headliner David Crowder on Thursday night, October 4, in our Worship Center. You may purchase tickets at www.ingleside.org.  Just click the “BCNO” banner and it will get you where you need to go. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m.  The concert begins at 7:00 p.m.  All seating is General Admission, so come early to get the seat you want. I hope to see you for the “Big Church Night Out”...

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Make an Investment in Your Marriage

Virtually every marriage can be better, stronger, healthier, and more satisfying. And, Scripture makes clear that it’s both good for us and glorifies God when our marriages are flourishing. That’s why this Sunday, September 23, I encourage you and your spouse to make it a priority to be in worship together that morning and attend our marriage conference that afternoon from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. You may register now for the conference online here. Our worship speaker and...

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