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by PastorAnne

What a whirlwind week we had in late July! The electrical power may have been out in Calvin Hall, but the Holy Spirit power was turned on in our Family Life Center! Humbled by the opportunity to bless our neighbors who now had nothing (due to their apartment fire), our Session readily agreed to partner […]


by Pam

How thankful we are for Charlotte’s generosity! In just one 24- hour period, so many items of clothing, etc., were donated that our Family Life Center was filled to the brim! Therefore, we’re no longer accepting donations for the Woodbridge Apts fire victims. We can hardly wait to see the expressions on their faces as they “shop” […]


by Pam

ARPC has partnered with the Red Cross as a Drop-off Location for donations for Fri PM’s Woodbridge Apt fire victims. Please bring clothing, non-perishable food items, diapers and infant supplies to 6740 Albemarle Rd. on Sunday from 2 – 5 PM and Monday-Thursday  10 AM – 4 PM. (Please note updated drop off times.)

A Word From Pastor Anne

by PastorAnne

Hello, ARPC! What a joy it is to serve as your Transitional Pastor. You are such sincere believers who love God and one another. Thank you for having fasted (as health permitted) and prayed in preparation for our Leadership Summit that was held on June 2! The Spirit showed up and our conversation was engaging. […]

Nehemiah 2:18 – Rise Up & Build!

by PastorAnne

“Drawing on lessons from Nehemiah, we will learn and grow together so that we may strengthen our hands for the good work that God has in store for us.  We believe that God is calling us to renew and revitalize…to renovate…how we approach our congregations, presbyteries, covenant communities and our hearts. “ -from ECO’s National Gathering 2018   God is calling […]

Join Us For Prayer!

by Shari Dobyns

On Sunday, October 8th and 15th, we will gather in the Parlor before the First Light Worship Service to lift up our church in prayer. This is a wonderful opportunity to come together to pray for our staff and elders, for our congregation, for our ministries, and for any specific needs of the church that […]


by Ron Tippens

Someone once said, “You can master church history. You can spout high-sounding theological words into the air. You can quote verses of scripture eloquently. But only when I see your kindness, your care, only then do I really begin to see your faith.” It is a principle that should guide our entire church. That principle […]

Life in the Son: Prayer

by Shari Dobyns

Living life in the Son means living a life of prayer. As easy as that may sound, living a life of prayer is not always so easy. Why do we pray? What do we pray for? How can we grow in prayer? These are just a few of the questions we may have about prayer. […]