A Note from The Ritchie Family

Dear Church Family, After eight years of receiving your friendship, encouragement, grace, and love, the words “thank you” just do not begin to express our heartfelt gratitude.  You invited us into you homes and your hearts as family.  We have been blessed to minister to you and with you and you have ministered to us…

So What’s Our Next Step?

I know from some of the comments and questions I’ve heard from some of you that you are anxious to know about the process we will go through to fill our vacant staff position.  That is certainly understandable and we want to make sure you are fully apprised of the process. The personnel committee has…

Welcoming the Community

Last Thursday night we invited the community to enjoy hot chocolate and coffee on the front lawn while they took in the sights and sounds of the Commerce Christmas Parade.  We had several people happily surprised at this gift we were giving.  “It’s free?” they asked.  “Yes, it is free.  Enjoy the parade!” we replied….

Saying Goodbye With Gratitude

This Sunday marks Lee Ritchie’s last day as our Minister to Children and Youth.  It is a bittersweet time for, while we rejoice at a new opportunity for her and a new chapter for the Ritchie family, we grieve our own loss.  Lee will become a part of the staff of Ardmore Baptist Church in Winston-Salem,…

Special Thanks to Those Who Made Sunday’s Service Possible

Several of you mentioned how much you enjoyed this past Sunday’s Hanging of the Green Service.  This has become one of the favorite traditions of our church.  We couldn’t have this service without a great deal of behind the scenes work to prepare us and we are indebted to them. Jane Harper heads up this…