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All Church Christmas Caroling

It's a busy time of year, but you absolutely want to mark your calendar for NEXT Wednesday, December 18. We will not have our normal Wednesday night Equipping University, but we will all go caroling! This is such a fun time and a great way to encourage and uplift some of the shut-ins at our church. We can bet you will come away feeling uplifted as well! Make plans to join us on the 18th. Bring the whole family! Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, December 9, 2019
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Ground Breaking

We are ready to begin construction on our new building for our children’s ministry. Work will begin on our property on Monday, December 16. To celebrate and give thanks to God for all he has done and will do in our children’s ministry, we want to invite everyone to our groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, December 15 at 10:30 AM in the grassy area near the Fellowship Hall. We also have a special surprise for all our Avenue Kids! Please make plans to be with us on this exciting day! Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Thursday, December 5, 2019
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Avenue Kids Christmas Event

This Wednesday, our Avenue Kids (1st-5th graders) will have a Happy Birthday, Jesus party! This will be in the fellowship hall from 6:15-7:30pm. Please bring a new/wrapped coffee mug. Let's celebrate our Savior's birthday! Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, December 2, 2019
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! In the busyness of the holiday, take time to pause today... to truly stop for a moment and praise the Lord for all he has done for us! He sustains us in the valleys and rejoices with us on the mountain top. And, most of all, he has given us the gift of salvation through his son, Jesus Christ. Praise Him! "Enter his gates with thanksgiving,     and his courts with praise!     Give thanks to him; bless his name!"... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Thursday, November 28, 2019
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Advent

The Western Avenue Advent devotionals start this week! Advent means "coming". Christ has come and is coming again. Advent is a season when we focus our hearts and minds on his coming. As we celebrate his coming as a baby at Christmas, we also anticipate his coming again in glory. During the four weeks leading up to Christmas, we will preach through several passages that describe why Jesus came.  We invite your family to join us during advent with advent family readings you can... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, November 25, 2019
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Zacchaeus

"Zacchaeus was a wee little man and a wee little man was he..." Last Sunday, we looked at the story of Zacchaeus and realized the children's song is really quite far from the truth of who Zacchaeus really was. Zacchaeus was a tax collector and really seen as quite a wicked and evil man. Through Jesus sharing the gospel with Zacchaeus, we see more truths to apply on our study of evangelism.  We must know the Gospel is for great, wicked, evil sinners. Zacchaeus was evil and... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Thursday, November 21, 2019
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It's Christmas Tickets Available

"It's Christmas!" tickets are available to order online ( https://www.westernavenue.org/its-christmas ) or at the church office. Start your holiday season with a worshipful experience to celebrate our Savior. "It's Christmas" is a musical and drama experience at Western Avenue Baptist Church. We invite all of our community to this special event. Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, November 11, 2019
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Meet Our Members: Jim and Kristi Mixson

This week we will get to know Jim and Kristi Mixson. The Mixsons have been married 28 years. They met six years before that when they both worked at Rose’s Dept. Store. The Mixsons have two children, Jay and Addison. Jay just recently got married and is an officer in the US Navy stationed at Cherry Point, NC. Addison is a junior at Wingate University majoring in communications and is a cheerleader.  Jim is currently Clerk of Superior Court in Iredell County... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, November 4, 2019
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Meet Our Members: The Johnsons

Chris and Amanda started dating in high school and dated 7 years before marrying in 1998. They have three busy boys who all love baseball. Brett, 18, is a senior at North Iredell High School. Cole, 14, is a freshman in the ASEC program at North. Luke, 9, is a fourth grader at Central Elementary. Chris has always been in management and is the plant manager at Piedmont Composites and Tooling in Taylorsville. Amanda has been at Iredell Memorial for 20 years in the... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Thursday, October 24, 2019
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Heaven Rejoices with One

It all starts with one... watch a short video and learn more about the "Who's Your One?" initiative here: www.whosyourone.com   Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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