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The Pulse – 02/23/2018

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser Tomorrow concludes another successful season of Upward Basketball at Effort. This was a very busy season with over 160 kids divided into 18 teams that played each week. Upward would not have been possible without our volunteers so we have many people to thank. I would like to thank our…

The Pulse – 2/16/2018

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser Since our next baptism is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 25th, I thought I’d take a moment to address some common questions that I hear about the subject. 1. What is baptism? Baptism is an outward expression of an inward faith. It’s a public declaration of how Jesus changed your life.…

The Pulse – 2/9/2018

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser Hello Effort family. Chili Night is coming! This year we celebrate the 25th anniversary of hosting this event. For those who are new, Chili Night is our primary missions fundraising event during the year. We gather to enjoy some good food and a raffle to raise money for missions…

The Pulse – 2/2/2018

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser Good afternoon. Our custom is to celebrate the Lord’s Supper on the first Sunday of every month. We gather to celebrate this every month, but have you ever wondered why? Where did it come from? Jesus started the tradition of communion. He instructed His followers to use bread and…

The Pulse – 1/26/2018

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser Good afternoon. This article is for the men of the church. Our men’s ministry is going to take a road trip on Saturday, March 17th. We are heading down to Liberty to take part in the Ignite Men’s Conference. This is a great chance to get to know one another and be…

The Pulse – 1/19/2018

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser Good afternoon. One of our ministries it to provide a meal at the Salvation Army in Charlottesville on the second Tuesday of each month. This is a great opportunity for us to demonstrate Christ’s love in a tangible way. Typically, we meet at Effort around 4 and carpool and finish…

The Pulse – 1/12/2018

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser Good afternoon. I hope you are doing well amidst the roller coaster weather patterns we’re experiencing! Tomorrow we are hosting a men’s breakfast. Due to the ongoing Upward ministry, the men’s breakfast will take place in the Youth Room in our FLC. It kicks off at 8am, however, we…

The Pulse – 01/05/2018

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser) Good afternoon Effort family. I hope you are having a blessed 2018. Many exciting things are happening around the church as we enter this new year. Upward Basketball begins tomorrow. Please be in prayer for the 160+ kids who are participating. We want them to experience the presence…

The Pulse – 12/22/2017

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser Good afternoon. I’m very excited about our Christmas Eve services this year. Our video team has been working on something special for this weekend! On Sunday morning we’ll be talking about what to do when God’s purpose conflict with our plans. Sunday evening…

The Pulse – 12/15/2017

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser Good afternoon. For those who are not signed up for the “Church Life” emails, we are partnering with an organization called CHiP (Children’s Health Improvement Program) to collect coats for the next several weeks at church. You can help make a difference in…

The Pulse – 12/8/2017

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser Good afternoon Effort family. I hope that you will join with me in prayer for a snow-free weekend! It’s been a while since I’ve given you a mission update so here are a few missions moments that your support of Chili Night made possible. I think about our mission reach from the…

The Pulse – 12/1/2017

The Pulse – Connect with the heartbeat of Effort. View this email in your browser) Hello Effort family! We are hosting our third annual Blue Christmas service this weekend. This gathering is designed to honestly embrace the idea that for many people the Christmas season is hard. Perhaps this is a time when the grief of a lost loved one feels overpowering. Maybe this…