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Small Group Ministry News

October 15, 2009

As Eastside continues to strive to be a church of small groups rather than a church with small groups, we are continuing to look for ways to make this ministry even more effective. Are you involved in a small group? If not, I would encourage you to join one today. Here is Eastside’s Small Group…

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Attendance & Financial Figures – Past Year

October 15, 2009

Dear Friends, Each year Eastside praticipates in annual church profile which we turn into the Southern Baptist Convention. This profile is affectionally referred to as the “ACP.” The ACP calendar year is September 1 thru August 31st of each year. Here are the numbers from September 1, 2008 thru August 31, 2009: Total Members: 600…

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Simplified Missional Living

October 15, 2009

I have been encouraging people at Eastside for the last several years to living missional, to live on mission with God, to be obedient to whatever it is that God is telling you to do. I found this article and I thought it summarized what I have been saying in simple terms. The article is Simplified…

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Weekend Reflections

October 15, 2009

Dear Friends, I am really pumped about what is coming our way as a church… Next Monday morning (October 19, 2009) is the start of our Compassion Week. Three things will be taking place this week: Eastside will be packing meals for Feed My Starving Children at the Home Store and More on 25 south across…

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Compassion Week: Partial Fast Instructions

October 15, 2009

Partial Fast Challenge for Compassion Week (Oct 19-23, 2009): For most Americans, nourishment is easy. We go to the grocery store, head to a restaurant, or drive past a window where prepared food is handed to us in a matter of seconds. We turn on a faucet, and clean water flows instantly into our homes.…

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