CGF members will continue our partnership with Family Promise of Bristol by helping provide meals for the program on Monday, February 4, 2013, at First Methodist Church of Bristol, TN. The meal will start at 6 pm. If you would like to help cover the cost of the food, please contact Kathy Cumbow. Family Promise is an […]
(Snow person image courtesy of www.stevenmichaelphotographyandart.com.) We are announcing a snowperson contest. Take pictures of your snow characters, snow forts, snow angels, etc., and we will display them in the worship service next week. We’ll have prizes for the most creative efforts. You can post your creations on our Facebook Page if you like.
With all of the recent hype in the media about the rise of those who consider themselves non-religious (by checking none on surveys asking about religious affiliation), I thought you might appreciate links to some great articles and commentary on the subject. I like my seminary president’s commentary which you can find at: http://www.michaeljinkins.com/2012/10/the-nones-may-have-it-right.html. I also […]
The Leadership Team has set this Sunday, January 20, 2013 as the Charter Sunday for Common Ground Fellowship. We will have some special parts of the service including talking about what it means to be the Body of Christ, pledging our hearts, minds, and bodies to the work the God’s kingdom, and signing the Charter […]
Common Ground Fellowship is pleased to announce that on January 15, 2013, the Rochester Genesee Region (ABC-USA) Board voted unanimously to recommend to the RGR Delegates Meeting on February 10, 2013 that CGF be received into membership. This is the next and final step in CGF’s partnership initiation process with the region and the […]
CGF members will participate in a Christmas outreach for the Janie Hammit Home in Bristol, VA on Christmas Eve at 6 pm. CGF members will bring food and gifts, sing Christmas carols, and read the Christmas story with the young ladies who are in the home over the Christmas holiday. CGF members who wish to […]
CGF members will participate in a Christmas Outreach for Abuse Alternatives on Sunday evening, December 23. CGF members will take Christmas party food and gifts, sing Christmas carols and read the Christmas story with women and children being cared for by Abuse Alternatives. Participants will meet in the parking lot of United Way in Bristol, […]
CGF members voted unanimously today to take the next steps in partnering with the American Baptist Churches USA through the Rochester Genesee Region. Our next step is to submit information to the RGR Board by January 8 and to send a representative to the February 10th, 2013 delegates meeting. More information will follow.
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