Pet Blessing Service
Sep
29
4:00 PM16:00

Pet Blessing Service

Plan to bring your pets to our annual Pet Blessing service. Animals of all shapes and sizes (including stuffed animals!) are invited to this brief, pet and child-friendly service held outside in the fenced area. We will give thanks to God for our pets and enjoy a snack, both for the humans and the pets.

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Farewell for Sara Dyson, Children and Family Minister
Jul
21
8:45 AM08:45

Farewell for Sara Dyson, Children and Family Minister

Sara Dyson, Children & Family Minister, is stepping down from her position at the end of July and stepping back "into the pews" as a church member and mom. We will celebrate Sara's ministry with us next Sunday, July 21 with a send off during both services and a reception between the services at 9:45 a.m. Please join us as we say "thank you" for Sara's work.  

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Wednesday Night Hot Dogs & S'mores
Jul
17
6:00 PM18:00

Wednesday Night Hot Dogs & S'mores

Join us for Wednesday Night Hot Dog and S'mores. 6:00 p.m. on the patio. This is a fun event for the whole family! Roast hot dogs and marshmallows over a fire pit and enjoy fellowship with other adults and families. Everyone is welcome to come and all food and fixing's will be provided. There will also be bubbles and chalk for the kids, and the playground is always open for parents to take their kids to after dinner. In the event of rain, the decision will be made on the morning of as to whether it will be cancelled or not. There will be a freewill offering basket, with a suggested donation of $4/person or $10/family.

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Annual Senior High Lake Anna Trip
Jun
15
7:00 AM07:00

Annual Senior High Lake Anna Trip

All senior high youth (rising, current, and alumni) are invited to join us for our annual Senior High Lake Anna Trip. We will leave early on Saturday, June 15th and return home that evening. The cost is $20/person, which will help offset the cost of lunch, dinner and gas for the boats. We'll spend the day water skiing, tubing, and relaxing on the lake. Youth are welcome to invite a friend as well. We are also looking for a few parents who are willing to help drive and chaperone the trip. It'll be a FUN day you won't want to miss!! Please sign up using the form below.

You can contact Sara Dyson with any questions.

Youth Name *
Youth Name
Youth Cell Phone
Youth Cell Phone
Parent's Name *
Parent's Name
Parent's Phone Number *
Parent's Phone Number
I am willing to chaperone the trip. *
Chaperoning includes meeting at church in the morning, driving youth down, helping at the lake, and driving youth back to church to be picked up in the evening.
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Summer Worship Schedule Begins
May
26
8:45 AM08:45

Summer Worship Schedule Begins

Our summer worship schedule begins the weekend of May 25/26. We will worship through Labor Day weekend on Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. and Sundays at 8:45 and 10:15 a.m.

On Sunday, June 2 we will have only one service at 10:15 a.m. for our annual outdoor service and picnic on lawn. There will be a service on Saturday, June 1 at 6:00 p.m. as usual.

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Support Group for Parents of Children with ADHD
May
23
7:00 PM19:00

Support Group for Parents of Children with ADHD

Raising a child with ADHD has its challenges. If you're looking for group of fellow caregivers who relate to your experiences, come join our support group. The group is affiliated with CHADD, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by ADHD, and will meet on the last Thursday of each month. Contact Pastor Keseley to be connected with the group’s organizer.

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FUNDrive Clothing Collection Fundraiser for Senior High Work Trip
May
20
to Jul 1

FUNDrive Clothing Collection Fundraiser for Senior High Work Trip

Do you have unwanted clothes and household items, but no time to have a yard sale? Here's a way to clean out all that stuff and help send our 14 Senior High youth and 3 chaperones to Savannah, GA for their summer Work Trip. Bag up your unwanted items and drop them off at Abiding Presence anytime until July 1st. The following items in good, clean condition are accepted: Clothing, Accessories (hats, belts, scarves, etc.), Shoes, Linens, Books and Small Household items. Every item donated turns into money to help send the youth of Abiding Presence to Savannah. We've partnered with the company FUNdrive who will pay us per pound of items collected, so tell your friends and spread the word! Our goal is to collect at least 2500 lbs! Talk to Sara Dyson with any questions. 

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Affirmation of Baptism Service
May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Affirmation of Baptism Service

We will celebrate the Affirmation of Baptism of 15 of our young people at this festival service. The service will be longer than our usual service - 2 hours - and filled with music, prayers, scripture, preaching and the laying on of hands as we ask the Holy Spirit to confirm the faith of our young people.

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Let Me Tell You What It’s Really Like: A Conversation About Living With Mental Illness in General and Bipolar Disorder in Particular
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Let Me Tell You What It’s Really Like: A Conversation About Living With Mental Illness in General and Bipolar Disorder in Particular

Join us for a powerful performance about what it's like to live with a mental illness and a Q & A with the actors following the show.  May is Mental Health Month, come and learn you can lessen stigma and create greater understanding and compassion in our community.   

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