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Meet Our Members: Doug and Donna Rowland

Doug (aka “The Amen Guy”) and Donna Rowland met while Doug was in Bible college at what is now Liberty University. On weekends Doug was a supply pastor at a small Southern Baptist Church in Cleveland, VA. He was only 17 years old. Donna was a charge R.N. at a local hospital and Doug was an orderly. The very second he saw her he wanted to date her. The problem was he was engaged to another girl! To make a long story short, he broke up with the young lady and began dating Donna. He... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, June 10, 2019
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Ice Cream and Illusions is Tomorrow (6/7/2019)!

You will not want to miss this event! Ice Cream and Illusions is TOMORROW (June 7) at 7:00 pm! Featuring Christian Illusionist Andy Lackey in the Western Avenue Baptist Church Fellowship Hall and followed by ice cream, it is going to be a great, free, family fun event! See you there! Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Thursday, June 6, 2019
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Front Yard Fellowship 6/5/2019: Weather Update

Due to the current and forecasted rain, the outside activities for this evening have been canceled.  Our regular meal and whole church worship will continue indoors!  Please feel free to bring your picnic inside (if you were bringing one) and join us to sing and hear from Andy Lackey in the Worship Center. Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Wednesday, June 5, 2019
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Front Yard Fellowship Starts THIS Wednesday, June 5

This summer, we will have a time of fellowship and fun before our Wednesday night services. The Front Yard Fellowship kicks off this Wednesday, June 5, at 4:15pm (come whenever you can). We will have inflatables, games and snow cones. Kids can bring their riding toys too. The Boxcar Wednesday night meal will still occur - if you want to register for that, please do so by noon on Tuesday. All ages (above preschool) will worship together in the Worship Center at 6:30. Andy Lackey will be speaking.... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, June 3, 2019
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Wednesday Front Yard Fellowship

This summer, we will have a time of outdoor fellowship prior to our regular Wednesday night scheduled events. Front Yard Fellowship 2019 will kickoff June 5 with inflatables and sno-cones. The front parking lot will be blocked off so kids can ride their bikes and riding toys. The yard will be open for lawn games (Kan Jam, Spikeball, Bulzibucket, Cornhole) or to bring a lawn chair and enjoy some time just talking. You can either bring a picnic for your family or sign up for the Wednesday night... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Sermon: Psalm 13

This past Sunday, we studied Psalm 13, a Psalm of Lament. The Psalm follows the typical Psalm of Lament pattern as we see David go from a complaint to a cry to confidence. David feels very forgotten by God. Asking how long God will turn his face from him. We know, though, God will never leave us. God’s face is always turned toward us. No matter where you are in life, God is by you, leading you, holding you in the palm of his hand.  In verses 3-4, we see the cry of David pleading... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Vacation Bible School June 17-21

It's getting to be that time of year... summer is on the horizon and you may be starting to plan your summer days! Block off Monday, June 17 - Friday, June 21 for an awesome week of "In the Wild!" Vacation Bible School at WABC. Details are available on our website here . Sign ups open on May 13.  Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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Save the Date for Ice Cream and Illusions Event!

You will not want to miss this event! Go ahead and mark your calendar now for June 7 at 7:00 pm. We will be hosting Ice Cream and Illusions featuring Christian Illusionist Andy Lackey in the Western Avenue Baptist Church fellowship hall. A great, free, family fun event! See you there! Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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Meet Our Members: Henry and Philis Joyner

Henry and Philis Joyner have been married 59 years and will celebrate their 60 th  wedding anniversary on August 1. Henry grew up attending Western Avenue Baptist, the only church he has ever been a member. Philis joined WABC after she and Henry were married. They had an agreement they would attend whichever church they lived closest to once they were married. Thankfully, they ended up living closer to WABC than the church Philis had attended, so WABC would become their... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, April 29, 2019
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Meet Our Members: The Andersons

Aaron and Rachelle Anderson have been married 15 years and have two children: Alexis, age 9, and Seth, age 7. They both were saved at a young age and attended church with their families every Sunday. Meeting at a singles bible study, they began dating, and were married in 2003.   They moved from Florida to Mooresville in 2014 to work in financial planning at DFS Advisors and immediately started looking for a new church. After visiting multiple churches,... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, April 22, 2019
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