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Meet Our Members: Myrtle Tucker

Myrtle Tucker has been attending Western Avenue Baptist Church since 1965. She and her late husband Lonnie had visited other churches, but eventually visited WABC after being invited by a neighbor. Myrtle said once you visit WABC, you don’t leave!  Myrtle is an active member of our choir, and she especially loves performing in Its Christmas. She said WABC is blessed with the best staff and the best people and she would not ever consider going anywhere else. She said one of the... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, January 14, 2019
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Meet Our Members: Allen and Treva White

Meet Allen and Treva White! The Whites joined WABC in December 2015. Allen actually previously worked for Southpark Services on the WABC and Statesville Christian account. He got to know the staff and some of the members through his work at Southpark.  Allen and Treva have been married for 35 years. They had one daughter, Laura Catherine, who went to be with the Lord at 3 days old.  Allen asked Jesus into his heart while on his job at Neiman Industries. Treva was saved while... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, January 7, 2019
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Mission Night Jan. 6

Join us for a Mission Night Sunday, January 6, at 4:00 pm in the fellowship hall. This Mission Night is focused on mission trips in 2019 - 2020. You will be able to browse through trip opportunities, talk to team leaders and hear from missionaries serving on the field. There is a trip for everyone and on every budget. If you sense God calling you to volunteer for a mission trip, please join us  this night. Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Thursday, January 3, 2019
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Welcome 2019! We are back on a normal schedule now for the new year. Tonight's Equipping University (Wednesday, January 2) will be a special Equipping University class for the New Year. Dr. Jeff Spry will address a series of questions that each of us can ask for ourselves as we approach the new year. This session will be casual, yet informative, where we will all learn more about our pastor and get insights from him on a variety of topics.  The next Equipping... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Tuesday, January 1, 2019
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Meet Our Members: The Williamsons

This week, we introduce to you the Williamson family! Scott and Debbie Williamson have been married for 32 years. They have three children, Sarah, Rachael and Drew who range in age from almost 30 to 23. All three live in Statesville and attend WABC. Both Scott and Debbie have been in their jobs for the past 14 years. Scott as the Receiving Manager for the Advanced Auto Parts Distribution Center in Gastonia and Debbie as the Church Administrator for Broad Street United Methodist Church. Sarah... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, December 31, 2018
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Day 7: Lottie Moon Christmas Offering/Prayer Focus

As you go on mission, God will fuel your passion for mission. Every dollar contributed to Lottie Moon Christmas Offering is sent directly to the field to help workers bring the gospel to those who have never heard. As you go on mission, God will fuel your passion for mission. Pray today for more members of our church to experience a personal burden for missions. https://www.imb.org/2018/12/08/wop-day-seven/ Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Sunday, December 23, 2018
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Day 6: Lottie Moon Christmas Offering/Prayer Focus

https://www.imb.org/2018/12/07/wop-day-six/ One of beginning steps in seeing God at work among the nations is going to the nations. This coming year, you will have several opportunities to go to the nations. Come and see the opportunities at Mission Night. Join us for Mission Night – January 6 @4PM in Fellowship Hall Where will you commit to go this next year? Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Saturday, December 22, 2018
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Day 5: Lottie Moon Christmas Offering/Prayer Focus

https://www.imb.org/2018/12/06/wop-day-five/ We pray, we give, we go—not because we have to but because of what God has promised he’s going to do among the nations,” J. D. Greear said. As we serve the Lord among those who have never heard the gospel. We get to take part in seeing firsthand the darkness being pushed back. It takes everyone working together to pray, to give, and to go to the nations. How will you commit to the Great Commission? Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Friday, December 21, 2018
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Day 4: Lottie Moon Christmas Offering/Prayer Focus

https://www.imb.org/2018/12/05/wop-day-four/ Today, you can play an active role in missions abroad by praying for those who are serving in hard to reach places. Western Avenue supports workers in Peru, London, UAE, Greater Europe, and Mexico. These partnerships only happen with your participation in going. Join me today in praying for those who have been sent to the nations to serve. Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Thursday, December 20, 2018
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Day 3: Lottie Moon Christmas Offering/Prayer Focus

https://www.imb.org/2018/12/04/wop-day-three/ Today, we have the opportunity to leverage the work of the gospel even in our own area. Through opportunities like English as a Second Language, you too can play a part in sharing the gospel with people groups from Japan and some Spanish countries. As we serve locally it should burden us to go to the nations to share with those who have never heard the good news. Today, Pray for more laborers to go. “And he said to them, “The... Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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