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Men’s Bible Study: Saturday, February 1st

The next men’s Bible study at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 150 East 2nd Street in Burlington, is on Saturday, February 1st at 10:00 AM. Abie teaches this study on the first Saturday of every month. The Bible study is open to all men of the community. The Saturday Men’s Bible Fellowship is a weekly gathering of...

“Abide” John 15:1-4 Part IV
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“Abide” John 15:1-4 Part IV

We’ve talked about the True Vine, the Vinedresser and the fruit. Jesus supplies all of our needs. The Father supplies all the effort and our lives produce the fruit of Christ likeness. Today we get to the command of this analogy. See, as expected we play a part in this analogy. It is a relationship...

Revelation 3:14-22, “Awareness”
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Revelation 3:14-22, “Awareness”

Jesus’ final message to the churches of Asia Minor contain two of His most famous but most misunderstood and misused statements of the entire letter. He told the church at Laodicea, “I could wish you were cold or hot. So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My...

“What Does God Want from Us?” John 15:1-4
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“What Does God Want from Us?” John 15:1-4

Have you ever wondered, maybe even asked the question, “what does God want from me?” The question sounds like it might have a negative context as if someone is fed up and they think that God is being unjust and they think that somehow He wants too much. But I believe it’s actually an important...

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Youth Group Movie Night: Saturday, January 18th

All students in grades 7th-12th are invited to join us for our next Youth Group movie night on Saturday, January 18th from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM at Amanda’s house, 526 Wood Street in Burlington. We will be watching “Overcomer” and having dinner together. If you have any questions, please see Amanda, amanda@cityofrefugefellowship.org

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Discipleship Small Group: Starts On January 25th

On January 25th we are going to begin a new discipleship small group. Before Jesus ascended into heaven, He gave the apostles the greatcommission to go into all the world and make disciples. While we attempt to take that as our calling, we often miss the fact that Jesus had taken three years to make...

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Prayer Meeting: Monday, January 20th, 7:00 PM

Join us as we gather for a time of praying with and for each other on Monday, January 20th at 7:00 PM. Our prayer meetings are a time for us to share our burdens with each other and to hold up the arms of our brothers and sisters. There is no obligation to prayer out loud...

“The Vinedresser” John 15:1-4
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“The Vinedresser” John 15:1-4

Last week we started our conversation of John chapter 15 by concentrating on Jesus’ first few words, “I am the True Vine.” The vine is the source of everything that grows. From the vine comes the branches and from the branches comes the fruit. Everything is dependent upon the vine. But Jesus wasn’t establishing his supremacy...

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Revelation 3:7-13, Part 2 “Tests”

In Revelation 3:10 Jesus tells the church at Philadelphia that because they have persevered, He would “keep” them “from the hour of trial which shall come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.” Much discussion has been made about this verse; about its implications in light of the return of...

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Connections Women’s Group: Joanne Ellis-Dileo

This month at Connections we had the joy of hearing from Joanne Ellis-Dileo. Joanne leads the Thursday night praise service at the Beverly Presbyterian Church with her husband Tom. A mom, stepmom, and grandmom, she is passionate about God‘s presence, His Word, and His people. Visually impaired since 2001, she is grateful for the people...