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February 3, 2013

Help with Family Promise of Bristol

Help with Family Promise of Bristol

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 […]

February 3, 2013

Snowperson Contest

Snowperson Contest

(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.

February 2, 2013

“Nones” on the Rise

"Nones" on the Rise

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 […]

January 18, 2013

Charter Sunday

Charter Sunday

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 […]

January 18, 2013

RGR Board Votes on CGF

RGR Board Votes on CGF

  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 […]

December 22, 2012

Christmas Outreach for Janie Hammit Home

Christmas Outreach for Janie Hammit Home

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 […]

December 22, 2012

Christmas Outreach for Abuse Alternatives

Christmas Outreach for Abuse Alternatives

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, […]

December 16, 2012

CGF Votes to Partner with American Baptist Churches USA

CGF Votes to Partner with American Baptist Churches USA

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.

December 9, 2012

CGF to vote on partnership with American Baptist Churches USA

On Sunday, December 16 after the worship service CGF members will vote on whether to partner with the American Baptist Churches USA through the Rochester Genesee Region.

December 9, 2012

Christmas Progressive Dinner

Christmas Progressive Dinner

Make plans to attend our church-wide progressive dinner on Saturday, December 15 beginning at 5 pm at the Cumbows. Call or email Debi Poulton for more details.

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