And His Name Shall Be Called…Mighty God

Mighty God.  What do you think of when you hear this title that’s been given to Jesus?   The Scriptures tell us that He is mighty to save, but surprising to some,  Jesus goes about it in ways that many would see as weak. Our Advent Sermon Series is titled And...

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Introducing Brady Smith as Director of Student Ministries

Introducing Brady Smith as Director of Student Ministries The Church Board is very pleased to introduce Brady Smith as our Director of Student Ministries.  Over the past two months, Brady has gone through multiple interviews, initially with the Search Committee, then with the pastoral staff, and finally with the Church...

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Through the Fire

This week Pastor Ray continues his sermon series called RESILIENT FAITH.  We are taking 3 weeks to look at a faith that endures hardship and even opposition, but does not break.  This Sunday we will look to ask and then answer this question:  “How are people able to remain true...

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Four Upcoming Events

We have arrived at a very special and meaningful time of year, and here at Five Forks, we are looking forward to reflecting, celebrating, and worshiping with you!  Here are four special events that will be taking place over the course of the next six weeks:   Thanksgiving Service – This...

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New Sermon Series – Resilient Faith

This Sunday Pastor Ray begins a 3-week sermon series called Resilient Faith.  Week 1 begins with a message titled Prepping for the Journey.  We will turn our attention to I Peter 5-11, where Peter tells us that we are to make every effort to add to our faith a number...

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Uncluttered Lives

We have a problem in our world, and it is clutter.  We have been taught to accumulate, acquire, save, store, keep.  This type of lifestyle entangles and complicates.  How can we, as followers of Christ, unclutter our lives in this increasingly complex world? This Sunday Pastors Shaun (Auditorium) and Ray...

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Pursuing Peace

“We value all human life and promote forgiveness, understanding, reconciliation and nonviolent resolution in conflict.”  This is the statement behind one of the  ten Core Values that our denomination has identified and embraced.   You may be aware that we are taking the month of October to look at some of...

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Thanksgiving Service

We are entering into a season of giving, and one opportunity that presents itself is fast approaching.  It is our Annual Thanksgiving Service (and the weeks leading up to this service). During the first few weeks of November, we are asking everyone in the church to bring in one or...

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A Believer or a Disciple?

A Believer or a Disciple? By Pastor Bill This past Sunday morning, we held our first Connect Class, and approximately 25 came to find out more about our church, specifically Who We Are and What We Believe.  At one point, I posed the question:  “Is there any difference between a...

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