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Whazzup???

June 28, 2010

Here are a few need to know items: 1. Please be in prayer for the following: Upward Basketball & Cheerleading Camps going on this week. We have a total of 50 children involved in this wonderful ministry. We will be sharing the gospel with them on Wednesday. Please be in prayer for this tender moment.…

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Mission $$$ Updates

June 21, 2010

Dear Friends, I have only one word for the last several weeks, “WOW! UNBELIEVABLE! AWSOME!” Okay, I used more than one word to describe the last several weeks. As great as the last several weeks has been the next several weeks are going to be even better. Here is a highlight of the last several…

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A Heavy Heart

June 16, 2010

Dear Friends, God is stirring my heart. He has given me a holy discontentment. He is absolutely wearing me out at the present. Here is the reason why He is wearing me out: People in our community are struggling with all kinds of major issues like abandonment, sexual abuse, physical abuse, workaholism,  drugs, alcoholism, control issues,…

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Faith Promise Giving Update

June 14, 2010

Dear Friends, THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Your generosity is unbelievable. Here is the latest: Total Families: 64 Our Goal: 100 families Total Amount Pledged: $77,204.62 Our Goal: $100,000.00 Amount Received: $28,442.54 We only need $22,795.38 more in commitments to meet our goal of $100,000.00. If you have not made a commitment then it’s…

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How to Know God is at Work

June 10, 2010

Dear Friends, In a couple weeks Eastside will embark upon our Neighborhood Impact emphasis. The dates are Saturday, June 26th – July 3rd, 2010. This is our attempt at doing good deeds in our community. We are asking each small group to take on a community project or to join an existing project. In fact,…

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Eastside’s Transformational Path of Growth

June 9, 2010

Dear Friends, Eastside Baptist has been evolving or morphing over the last 4 or 5 years. Allow me to explain. Early on, our existence as a church was the ATTRACTIONAL Model. The Attractional Model of doing church is concerned with getting the community in the church building. The church building is were all the “action”…

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Faith Promise Giving UPDATE!!!

June 7, 2010

Dear Family & Friends, Yesterday was an awesome day at EASTSIDE!  We had a lot of families to make Faith Promise Giving Commitments. We had a generous initial offering yesterday as well. I am not for sure the exact totals since we are waiting on several more commitment cards to come in. Plus I am…

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See You Sunday

June 4, 2010

Dear Friends, I am completely PUMP about this Sunday’s Worship. Here is what you will find… TOTALLY AWESOME worship… GREAT breakfast and brunch served by the youth (all proceeds to support the youth group; tixs are $5 each)… UNBELIEVABLE fellowship… GOOD preaching… GLORY of GOD manifested among us…. See you Sunday, Pastor Virgil

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Special Request

June 3, 2010

Dear Friends, I have been spending most of this morning in prayer about this coming Sunday (Faith Promise Commitment Day). During my prayer time, God revealed a couple things to me that I feel that I need to share with you. Here we go… Be still and listen for and to the voice of God…

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A Couple of Reminders

June 2, 2010

Dear Eastside Family, Here are a couple quick reminders: 1. Voting has started for our NEW name. You can vote one time per computer at www.eastside-baptist.com/survey 2. This coming Sunday is HIGH ATTENDANCE SUNDAY! Several activities will be going this Sunday: Youth will be sponsoring a breakfast from 9:30 am to 10:30 am then a…

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