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Experience Guatemala

I can say, without reservation, that this been the most extraordinary summer of my life. The red lines show our paths driven… The blue are the paths flown.   One of the high points our summer travel was our mission experience to Guatemala. I went there to serve with members of our youth leadership team…

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Weekly Update 031217

—————————————————————————— It’s also SPRING FORWARD SUNDAY — Worship starts at 10:30a, which will feel like 9:30! This Week: Irresistible Chapter 12: the gift & gifts of the Holy Spirit Prayer&Worship Night Tonight 7pm Neighborhood Park Party is ON! April 8th; sign up to help with this important Local Share opportunity! Know The Story Our most…

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021017 Weekly

—————————————————————————— This Week: Worship & Prayer Night TONIGHT 7pm Irresistible Series featuring Doug Stevens on Marriage and Relationships Newcomers Lunch Sunday after service Uplift: Parent Ministry NEXT FRIDAY   Please Pray: Pray for Restoration; 10 families to join us by Easter! All the sickness colds, flu and allergies to be gone! Gratitude for all the Lord is doing…

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120916 Weekly Update

Recovering Stolen Joy :: Advent Wk 2 This Week: Home for the Holidays Advent Series continues *Be on time for the candlelighting!! The Restoration Share It Tree gifts are DUE THIS SUNDAY! Restoration will be hosting a memorial service for Allison Pearson. Hospitality help is needed. (Email Nancy Brieger if you’re able to help with providing snacks for…

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Parenting Survey

As a dad of 5 too-quickly growing kids, I know parenting is a wild ride. What’s especially challenging about it is that most of us are unprepared for the stresses and blesses of raising a family. Me, for example: I had no dad at home for my whole life. I’ve had to “wing it” and…

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Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 26th is Small Business Saturday. This is a campaign to encourage small local business. We might all agree that this is a good movement; but why not follow that with Small Church Sunday? If you have only ever experienced church in larger venues, I’d encourage you to try a smaller congregation and see…

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Weekly Update

WATCH YOUR WEEKLY UPDATE HERE (1m13secs)  “I am much nicer than this picture suggests!” This Week: “Broken for You” Series: Breaking a Religious Spirit (Matthew 15:1-9) Nominations for Church Council: Do you know someone who you think should be considered to serve on our leadership team? Send nominations to Rick Fisher, Chair of the 2016 Nomination Committee WATCH…

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Onefleshness

I was out-of-town last weekend at a family funeral. Who passed away was my sister-in-law, Shirley. The “in-law” part always feels inaccurate because she was so much more to me. You can read her obituary here. Shirley (formerly Brummel) married my oldest brother, Noe, when they were both very young and I was just 18 months old….

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

As you’re running about this week gathering supplies for your Thanksgiving Feast, let us remember to SHARE THE STORY of God’s love with those who may go without. Restoration is celebrating our friendship with The Storehouse Food Panty in Pflugerville by hosting a pre-thanksgiving food drive. Please bring items on Sunday, Nov 22 as we…