Well, we bought a building this week! Hazel Dell will officially be moving facilities on January 5, 2014 and having our first service in our new place on January 12. That was fast! We look forward to new opportunities and a bit of stability for our Vancouver campus. More information coming SOON about how you can be a part!
On another note, Sunday was great. It is a holiday weekend, which is always a little slower than usual. Everybody seems to roll in the door having had too much food, too many guests, and too little sleep. Nonetheless, we pour the coffee and enjoy the company!
I hope that you had an amazing Thanksgiving and took time out to express your gratitude for all that God has blessed you with. We headed to Olympia to spend time with Mark’s family and then took a day off on Friday and just enjoyed down time with our kids. It was the BEST day ever according to Kennedy!
We had two miracle babies who got to meet each other yesterday. Little Josiah, on the right, got dedicated as well! Both were products of prayer and are such incredible blessings in our midst. Congrats to all of those tired parents….
The Christmas decorations are up at both campuses and we are ready to go with our JOY series in a couple of weeks. Invite a friend to join you for Christmas.
Also, join us for Simply Christmas Worship Concert on December 17 at Hazel Dell or December 18 at Battle Ground. It will be a beautiful night to honor our Savior for His birth.
Want to help with the building? We will be rolling out some times/dates for you to come and paint, demolish, reconstruct, and organize over the next few days. Stay tuned to email and facebook. If you would like to come by and just see the place, we’ll be there on Wednesday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and you are welcome to stop by!
We have people walk through the door every Sunday that need a touch from Jesus so desperately. You just never know the story of the person you might be sitting by. Thank you for being a church that loves all people like eternity depends on it! I often look around and am in awe of the magnitude of what people are going through. Jesus can and does work in all situations to His glory!
Battle Ground got fresh lines in the parking lot, which looks SO sharp! It should be a nice asset in helping to efficiently park everybody as well. Sometimes it’s the little things that matter! 🙂
Well, we have a fun week ahead of us as we head into the Christmas season and a building renovation. I can’t wait to see it all come together. Here we go!