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Day 2: Lottie Moon Christmas Offering/Prayer Focus

https://www.imb.org/2018/12/03/wop-day-two/ Every people group needs a gospel advocate. The IMB has over 4000 missionaries serving across the world. Each Southern Baptist Church plays a significant role in sending and giving. Pray for more churches to give wholeheartedly in terms of finances and people to fulfill the Great Commission to all peoples. Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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Meet Our Members: Andy and Jane Lewis

We hope you are enjoying our series of “Meet Our Members” and that you are learning something about your fellow WABC members! We are featuring people who joined throughout all the decades here at WABC.  Andy and Jane Lewis joined the church on May 26, 2013. Both were raised in church. Andy was raised in the Southern Baptist faith and attended Diamond Hill Baptist Church his entire life. Jane was raised in the Methodist faith and attended Race Street Methodist Church. Both... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, December 17, 2018
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Day 1: Lottie Moon Christmas Offering/Prayer Focus

https://www.imb.org/2018/12/02/wop-day-one/ “It doesn’t make a whole lot of sense to use weak, sinful human beings in kingdom work, but that’s what God does in our lives,” Larry explained. Every year, we have the opportunity to give to Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Doing so, allows for thousands of people like Larry to serve in the most remote places around our world. Join us as we take a week to pray for the nations, the missionaries, and the work to be... Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Monday, December 17, 2018
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Christmas Schedule 2018

As you prepare for the upcoming Christmas season, we want to make you aware of our schedule. On Sunday, December 23, we will not have Sunday School. There will be two worship services at 9:30 am and 11:00 am. The Christmas Eve service is at 6:00 pm. Join us as we celebrate Emmanuel, God with us.  Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Caroling Postponed

With the threat of ice still on the roadways and driveways and walkways, we have decided to postpone our church caroling and fellowship to Wednesday December 19 th . This will give the snow and ice time to melt and clear away before we send people out to sing Christmas Carols. We hope this will allow those planning to join us for caroling to still join us. Also, we hope this will give opportunity to those who were not able to join this Wednesday a new opportunity to join in the fun. THE... Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Monday, December 10, 2018
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Meet Our Members: Leo and Cora Young

This week, we will learn more about Leo and Cora Young! Their family joined WABC in November 1996. When they relocated to Statesville from the Midwest, an acquaintance invited them to visit. They were very impressed with the fundamental teaching of the Bible in the pastorate. They also liked that there were ministry opportunities to serve. They appreciated the robust children’s ministry and nurturing atmosphere for their two young kids at the time (22 years ago).  The Youngs... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, December 10, 2018
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Weather Notice - 12/9/2018

Due to the likelihood of inclement weather, all Sunday activities on December 9, 2018 have been cancelled. Beginning at 11am on Sunday a video message from Jeff and Mark will be available to continue our observance of Advent at westernavenue.org and facebook.com/wabcstv . Stay safe! Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Saturday, December 8, 2018
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Weekday Preschool Tours

Interested in the Western Avenue Weekday Preschool? The first step to enrollment for fall 2019 is a tour. We'd love to show you around our preschool and answer any questions you may have. To schedule a tour, contact the preschool office direct line at 980-759-2945 or email tonya@westernavenue.org. You can follow the weekday preschool on Facebook or visit our website for information. Please share with your friends and family who may be interested! Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Friday, December 7, 2018
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Meet Our Members: Scott and Barbara Wheeler

It wasn’t a coincidence, but rather a divine providence that Mr. Fred Lowry “just so happened” to be the Gideon speaker at the Wheeler’s church in Boone in 1977. Scott and Barbara had just told their pastor that Scott had been promoted to a management position with Southern Bell and they would be moving to Statesville. The pastor announced their news to the congregation and then introduced Fred Lowry as the Gideon speaker for the service. A long-time member of WABC, Fred... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Thursday, December 6, 2018
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Meet Our Members: Diane Patrum

This time we have the privilege of sharing with you what one of our newest members shared with the church as she joined! Take a look! .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } I was born in North Wilkesboro, NC and graduated from Wilkes Central High School. ... Read More
Posted by Greg Mathews at Monday, December 3, 2018
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