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Report from the Board of Overseers – Nov 2014

GENERAL REPORT: The Board of Overseers is pleased to announce the current members of our Board… Liz Froese: Chairperson Charles Conteh: Vice-Chairperson Cheryl Tyndall: Secretary Barry Boese: Treasurer/Chair of Finance Committee Louie Vanderberg: Chairperson of Governance & Accountability Committee Dave Morris: Chairperson of Human Resource Committee Cheryl Kirkness: Member of Human Resource Committee Arthur (A.D.)…

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Guard Your Heart

I had some requests from people to make available to you a couple of things from this past weekend’s message: Times That We Are More Vulnerable to the Temptation of Adultery: when there is lack of intimacy in our marriage – that lack of intimacy can be physical or conversational. In 1 Corinthians 7:4-5, it…

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Support for the Caregivers

Wouldn’t it be great if you could dial one number to find out about every health and social service agency you needed? For those of us who have been frustrated, discouraged and left with a feeling of hopelessness when faced with a difficult or overwhelming care giving situation, that sounds like a breath of fresh…

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A Different Way to Study the Bible

By Heather Lailey, Bethany attender Growing up, our family enjoyed nightly family devotion time after dinner.  Adding to that foundation were Pioneer Girls, regular Sunday worship, attending a Christian high school and personal Bible study. As an adult, I struggled at times to get excited and focused when reading my Bible. My mind wandered. I…

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Grace in the Silence of a Coma

Every once in a while we are blessed with a grace-filled moment. This story is about one of those moments. It is not only a story about a mother named Donna who passed away after spending approximately 13 years in a coma, but about God’s grace reflected in her story. Donna was a mother in…

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Ministry in India

Taking off out of Newark Airport in the Air India flight began a time with a full embrace of all that is India. Getting into the culture right away has some perks, but also some unexpected differences.Apart from the luggage not arriving in Hyderabad at our location for over 60 hours caused our memory to…

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More Reasons to Enjoy Your Cup of Coffee

Being a church does not exclude us from having to operate and function in the world of western commerce, and it remains a challenge to fulfill our Mission Statement in every circumstance. However, because we truly strive “to be a caring community, growing in Christ, loving others and serving a hurting world,” we have responded…

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