Letters to Leaders

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June 13, 2020

The Ritual of Lamenting

“Why, Lord, do you stand far off?  Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?” This is the opening verse of Psalm 10. It is the lament of David crying out to God asking if he is aware of…
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June 6, 2020

Listen, Learn, Pray

“Empathy has no script. There is no right way or wrong way to do it. It’s simply listening, holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting, and communicating that incredible healing message of “You’re Not Alone.” Brené Brown Dear Ones- There is so much…
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May 30, 2020

An Important Conversation Begins

It’s a bit hard to distinguish our days from each other but summer is on the horizon. Like you, I see my typical summer rhythm will probably be different this year. Vacation decisions are tentative, visiting my mom in NJ for…
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May 23, 2020

New Sanctuaries

I’m writing this as I sit outside of Fairfax Hospital overlooking the sprawl of buildings and a very empty parking lot. Somewhere in the building, there is a family that is waiting for word on a loved one who is…

Three Things to Know

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June 1, 2020

Current Sermon Series

1 Kings is a book about courageous leaders who took a stand against injustice and false gods and those “who did evil in the sight of the Lord.” Take Courage.  
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March 13, 2020

Upcoming Dates to Note

Please mark your calendars for the following upcoming events: July 4/5 - Drive-in Church Services in the parking lot
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September 27, 2019

Study Guides

Did you know that you can find the weekly study guides in three different places? On the Leader Tools web page (see button a little further down). In the weekly leader email, click the "Study Guide" image. In Planning Center,…

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Love Your Neighbor

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Group Prayer

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Classes & Care

We take care of our leaders and members by offering care groups, classes, and counseling services. In addition, we also offer training for leaders on “Caring for People.” The next opportunity to attend will be Sunday, November 10, 2019, at 12:30 pm.

Additional Resources

Check out some great videos, podcasts, and books to enhance your own personal growth and develop your leadership skills.

Around the Neighborhood Podcasts

Every week we publish a podcast of short interviews featuring leaders from our neighborhood groups, local professionals, and staff in our church. We can also be found on Apple Podcasts and Spotify – search for “Around the Neighborhood.”

Church Center App

Download the free Church Center app on Apple App Store or Google Play to stay connected with your Neighborhood Group.

Study Guides

Our weekend services introduce the material that neighborhood groups discuss during the week.

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