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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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Long Pastorates & Healthy Churches

In his ground-breaking book, The Purpose Driven Church (1995), Rick Warren recounts a study he made a few years ago 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...

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July 1 – One Worship Service

This Sunday, July 1, we will have one worship service only at 10:30 a.m. in the Worship Center at Ingleside. Watch this 30-second video for a personal invitation from our Executive Pastor, Andy Johnson. In 1 Peter 2:17, the Bible says, “Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor” (ESV). That’s just what we plan to do this Sunday as we celebrate our freedom, honor America, encourage one another, and worship God. I hope you will join us! Your Pastor and...

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Celebrate Easter at Ingleside

I hope you are planning to join us for Easter at Ingleside this weekend. Please join us as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and the eternal life he offers to everyone who repents and believes. Please click the video below for my personal invitation.

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My Personal Invitation for You

  If you've not yet received my personal invitation to join us this Easter in celebrating the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, please click the video below.

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Consider these Seven

Easter is only a couple of weekends away. At Ingleside it’s always a great celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and of the eternal life that we have in him. So, would you please consider these seven ways you can make our Easter celebration all that God intends it to be? ... Pray.  Really ask the Lord to favor and bless our worship with his Spirit’s power and anointing.  Pray for the gospel to be clear and for many to respond.  Pray for joy and love to...

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