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Fifth Sunday Worship, December 30, 2018 at 10:30 AM

by Pam

Sunday, December 30, please join us for our fifth Sunday worship. We will not have Sunday School, but will have a worship service beginning at 10:30. A nursery will be provided. We look forward to seeing you at 10:30 AM!!

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 […]

Pray for VBS 2017 by Shari Dobyns

by Shari Dobyns

This summer the Evangelism Team invited us to read the book by Bill Hybels, “Just Walk Across the Room.” I hope you were able to read this wonderful book on evangelism. I especially hope you read the last chapter which talks about the importance of prayer and evangelism. In that last chapter Hyblels focuses on […]

Life in the Son Means…WE ARE CALLED!

by Ron Tippens

These were the words of Bill Gaut’s letter concerning the 2017 Mission Trip to Tazewell, TN. Bill attached photos of the house and family that ARPC will be ministering to. We are called – first of all to see! “Amazing Grace how sweet the sound – was blind but now I SEE” The composer of […]

SHINE – Gracious Hospitality

by Aaron Moore

There’s an urban legend surfacing about the We Are Family Retreat last October. Some say that when the Montreat grounds keepers displayed the fire pit that we were to use for our bonfire on Saturday evening, Bill Gaut gave a hearty laugh so loud that it shook the earth as he declared that our infants […]


by Aaron Moore

My family got a new puppy last week. He is an Australian Shepherd and I’m told he was bred to corral children. He sleeps a lot, maybe because the kids run him to exhaustion whenever his eyes are open. We took him to the Back to School cookout last Friday at the park. I fastened […]