We Choose
Two Year Ministry Plan

Our We Choose ministry initiative is shaped by our Core Values, the foundational pillars of discipleship. It also represents the strategic way we budget, allocate, discuss, raise, and spend resources in a manner that will help us accomplish the mission God has given us. We are excited to share these updates of how we have seen discipleship in the context of community flourish through our current We Choose plan.

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Relationally Connected

Students Retreats Recap

October 17, 2023

We are celebrating that over the past two weekends, over 800 students, leaders, volunteers, and staff attended the Forge retreats at Pine Cove! These weekends were full of energy and a meaningful time of worship, teaching, recreation, and community for our high school students.

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Campuses Show Support during National Assisted Living Week

October 9, 2023

National Assisted Living Week was earlier this fall, and all our campuses showed support to their Senior Honor Partners. Each campus partners with at least one assisted living facility, and this was a unique opportunity to care not only for the residents, but for the staff who care for them.

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Ministry Focused

New Marriage Experience—Thrive

October 4, 2023

This fall, we are excited to kick off a new offering for our married couples—Thrive Marriage Experience. While many of our members have been through re|engage, we have found that whether you have a healthy marriage or feel a bit disconnected, every marriage needs support to prevent “the drift” that tends to happen in our busy and broken world.

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Ministry Focused

Updates from Grace en Español

September 29, 2023

Exciting things are happening at Grace en Español, and we wanted to share a few updates with you! The campus is growing so much that it recently moved to its own building at Taylors—the Espanol Center—where they are having two services each weekend.

Seven Arrows
Biblically Oriented

Over 500 Women Participate in Seven Arrows Study

September 27, 2023

This summer, our Ezer ministry launched a new study—Seven Arrows: Studying Philippians Together. Over 500 women participated in the study this summer, and many more are going through it this fall.

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Prayerfully Dependent

Life Change | Christ Is All I Need

September 22, 2023

Sharing stories of life change is one way we testify to God’s faithfulness in our lives, connect with one another, and strengthen the unity of the church. This past weekend, Sydney Vallejo shared about how God is working in her heart to teach her contentment in all seasons, and to desire him first in her life.

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Culturally Engaged

Partners in France Launch Authentic Manhood

September 21, 2023

International serving partners Nick and Annie VanWingerden are located in Grenoble, France, and they are working to strengthen the local church and disciple individuals and families in their community.

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Prayerfully Dependent

Wrapping Up Teach Us to Pray Series

September 14, 2023

Over the past two years, we have been dedicating our times together during Night of Prayer to learning about the Lord’s Prayer. This past month, we ended the Teach Us to Pray series by focusing on the phrase, “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.”

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Culturally Engaged

Missions Grants Spotlight—Meet Dave Wagner!

September 12, 2023

One facet of our Outreach ministry is Missions Grants—a funding program that invites our members to apply for yearly grants of $1,000-2,500 to support specific projects or programs of their personal ministry.