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DiD yOU KnOW

January 28, 2011

Dear E-NeWS FrIENds: Did you know that the Sanctuary Makeover is quickly approaching? Here are some cool stuff… 1. Eastside has received the plans to begin construction. 2. Next week Eastside will be meeting with the Project Manager for the makeover. 3. Sanctuary Makeover will begin on Sunday, February 13th and be completed by March…

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Go Ahead…I Double Dare You

January 27, 2011

Dear E-News Friends, I double dare you to invite someone to attend church with you this Sunday. Don’t be afraid of rejection or being turned down by your friend, neighbor, co-worker, or family member. In a recent survey by George Barna, 85% of unchurched people said they would love to attend church if someone invited…

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“Be in the Know” Read This Blog Entry

January 25, 2011

Dear E-News Friends, There are several important items that I need to share with you: 1. Sherrie Green should have Tithing Statements available for pick up this Sunday morning at Eastside. Stop by the Volunteer Central Kiosk to pick up your statement. 2. This Sunday, January 30th immediately following our morning worship gathering there will…

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Midweek Report from Pastor VG

January 19, 2011

Dear Friends, This week has been crazy. I am sure it has been crazy for you as well. It sounds like it might get even crazier if we get the snow they are forecasting for our area. I will not keep you long but here is a brief report from the home front: 1. We…

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2010 Financial Report

January 13, 2011

Dear Eastside Family, Here is a report of our 2010 giving. I believe you will find this report reflects the generosity of the people at Eastside. Your FAITHFULNESS in the arena of financial giving continues to allow us to impact the lives of others. Thank you for making a DIFFERENCE! Regular tithes and offerings: $395,044.15…

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Sanctuary Makeover: Update

January 12, 2011

Dear E-News Friends, The sanctuary makeover is a GO! The project will take 3 weeks to finish. Before I share with you the timelines of the project, first allow me to share three important issues with you: Pray, pray, and pray some more. God has some AWESOME things in store for us. We will be…

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New Sermon Series: Intimacy with God

January 11, 2011

Dear E-New Friends, Our Heavenly Father desires to have an intimate relationship with us; a relationship in which we can be fully known with no fear of rejection. God’s intimacy with man was destroyed when sin, sorrow, and death entered the world. God has been striving to reconcile the relationship ever since. Eastside Community Church…

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WOW! UNBELIEVABLE START TO NEW SERMON SERIES & FASTING

January 10, 2011

Dear E-New Friends, I cannot tell you the joy and the excitement that I am feeling about the start of our new journey with fasting and our new sermon series, Practical Atheist. Here are some of the feedback I have received about our fasting endeavor: (by the way if you haven’t started the journey or…

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2011 An Opportunity for Positive Change

January 1, 2011

Dear E-News Family, Remember the old adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”? Well, the truth is, just because “it” is working (whatever “it” is) does not mean “it” cannot be improved upon. I know that I have experienced many wonderful things in 2010. I have also experienced a lot of changes in my…

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