Congregational Meeting—March 4, 2018

Our recent Family Meeting held on March 4, 2018 began with a time of ministry updates and stories in the areas of youth ministry, worship, and missions. This was followed by a time of hearing from the prospective Elders who have been nominated for next year’s board as well as how the nominating and affirmation processes […] Read More

Congregational Meeting—November 5, 2017

We had an encouraging time together at our Congregational Meeting on November 5. We learned of some staff moves and changes, heard some great stories about what God is doing, met our nominating committee and shared some thoughts on the elder affirmation process and Darin shared our philosophy on musical worship. We even took a […] Read More

Congregational Meeting—April 2, 2017

On Sunday, April 2, 2017 our Elder and Search Team hosted a Congregational Meeting to meet with our candidate for Senior Pastor, Darin McWatters. We began with a warm and endearing video of Darin’s announcement at Arbor Road church. It was wonderful to hear their Senior Pastor Brent Eldridge talk with Darin about his ministry […] Read More

Congregational Meeting Recap—January 29, 2017

On Sunday, January 29, we had our first Family Meeting of the new year. We began our meeting with an incredible God-at-work story from Bambi Encarnacion and that seemed to set the stage for a very encouraging time together. We were introduced to some new staff members and heard some encouraging news on Ears to […] Read More

Congregational Meeting—October 2 2016

Do you sometimes feel like you don’t know what is going on at church? Want some insider information? Several hundred folks came to our Congregational Meeting on October 2. You can watch the recorded version and view the slides below. Hear from: Fred Ouderkerken, including an introduction to Kristen Hartman—she shares a warm and touching […] Read More

Congregational Meeting—July 21 2016

  We held a congregational meeting on Thursday, July 21 to meet everyone who will be involved in our Senior Pastor search. This was an opportunity to get acquainted with those involved and learn how the process will work. Below is the video of and slides from the meeting. If you have any questions, please email them to the Elders at […] Read More

Congregational Meeting—June 12 2016

Sunday, June 12, 3:30pm, Worship Center At this meeting we: Met two candidates from the congregation who are being proposed to serve on the pulpit committee with the elected elders. The committee’s role is to present a senior pastor candidate to the congregation. These candidates will also serve on the committee that does much of the […] Read More

Congregational Meeting—April 21 2016

Last Sunday, we had a great congregational meeting. Here are some highlights, or you can watch the entire meeting here. Fred Ouderkerken, Chairman of the Elder Board, opened the meeting with Philippians 4:6-7: Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And […] Read More