Celebrating Circles

Sunday we celebrated circles! We held our annual event called GroupLink, where people could get connected into existing or new Community Groups. This year, we also had our existing group members join in… Continue reading

New Members – Duncan Family

Back in April, we welcomed Chuck and Terry Duncan into our family of faith. Chuck and Terry Duncan have been living in Holly Ridge for 38 years. The Navy brought them to the area.… Continue reading

Food Drive results Are In!

Our goal was to collect 300 pounds of food. The grand total is 335 pounds of food! Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU! It is because of you, we are able to stock… Continue reading

A New Director for The Big Picture Gallery

We are excited that Jenny Hodges has recently stepped up to become our new director for The Big Picture Gallery. Jenny comes with a breadth of art experience and background including working a the… Continue reading

New Members – French Family

In the past, we published all of our new members, in our written publication called “Connections”. Since we’ve transitioned all of our “newsletter content” to our blog, one area that we forgot to… Continue reading

A church cemetery?

If you’ve recently driven by the front of the church, there’s a rectangular area taped off, that has recently been filled in with dirt – and strangely enough looks almost like a casket… Continue reading

Deployed to fight California’s wildfires

Paul Mowrey, a member at Messiah, is currently near Redding, California, fighting forest fires for the next several weeks.  Sue, Paul’s wife, says: “It is based on volunteers, but comes with a 2… Continue reading

Vision Casting for our Guest Services

Last Sunday, we our Guest Services team took a moment to celebrate and cast vision at our Vision Event 2014Vision Event for volunteers.Vision Event 2014 Vicki Farris, our Guest Services Director, is doing… Continue reading

Lei and Ian Zhu’s Baptism

Sunday we had the privilege of baptizing Lei Zhu and his son, Ian. We are incredibly grateful for the gift of seeing God’s grace working in both of their lives, and for Lei’s… Continue reading

Milestone Birthday’s & Anniversaries for August/September

August Birthdays August Anniversaries Shirley Beecher 4-Aug Fred and Karen Spike 5-Aug Pat Jackson 5-Aug Bill and Miriam Pohl 9-Aug Marcus Thompson 5-Aug Leah and Daniel Sparks 14-Aug Isabel Steele 8-Aug Mark and Barbara… Continue reading