Church, Growing Together, Heritage & Grace Merger

Growing Together, post 10

The big weekend is almost HERE! Our first Sunday worship service together with our sister congregation, Grace Baptist Church. The worship service begins at 10:00am; but come early and get to know some of the awesome people from Grace! This is going to be a family worship gathering, so we will be keeping the kids… Continue reading Growing Together, post 10

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Church, Growing Together, Heritage & Grace Merger

Growing Together, post 9

Just a quick update for everyone so you can know what is happening. On November 15, the voting membership of Heritage Baptist Church approved moving forward in the merger 23-0. On November 17, the members of Grace Baptist Church approved the move, 24-0. Now we move to the serious part of the merger. We have… Continue reading Growing Together, post 9

Church, Growing Together, Heritage & Grace Merger

Growing Together, post 8

Chairs in the church are wonderful things. They give us a place to set our backsides, since standing up for hours on end gets tiring. When the chairs are all facing one direction, they force us to also face the same direction. This is good because it is easy to get distracted. But chairs have… Continue reading Growing Together, post 8

Church, Growing Together, Heritage & Grace Merger

Growing Together, post 7

This morning, we met with the family of Grace Baptist Church in Merrimack. Above is a photo of their auditorium from the platform. Of course, the church is not the space they meet in, but I am posting it because compared to our current space, it looks positively HUGE. It was a great morning of… Continue reading Growing Together, post 7

Church, Growing Together, Heritage & Grace Merger

Growing Together, post 6

The expectations for the potential merger between Heritage Baptist Church and Grace Baptist Church are high on both sides. In my experience, people often hope for the best but expect the worst. It is a self-defense mechanism built into the human brain. We want things to work out, but we often do not believe they… Continue reading Growing Together, post 6

Growing Together, Heritage & Grace Merger

Growing Together, post 5

This is the Fairchild A-10 “Warthog.” Designed in 1972, it remains in service with the United States Air Force. It has one job, and one job only – to utterly destroy anything threatening United States forces on the battlefield. The Warthog is a battlefield ordinance delivery system. It can loiter over the battlefield for hours… Continue reading Growing Together, post 5

Church, Growing Together, Heritage & Grace Merger

Growing Together, post 4

We are not a business. This is a hard thing for some people to understand when it comes to the church. Unlike most non-profit organizations, we do not operate on business principles. As hard as published and often highly respected people try to convince you otherwise, businesses exist to pay the salaries of the employees… Continue reading Growing Together, post 4