! IMPORTANT NOTICE !
11/10/2019 UPDATE: Unless otherwise noted in advance, we will be meeting in our gymnasium for Sabbath services. Please see our Construction Update page for more information and instructions.
Josh Dobson, Communications & Public Relations Director
A Place of Refuge, Hope, and Purpose...for the last 125 years.
From Pine to Vine to current times...this is Gainesville.
Welcome to the Gainesville Church! Our church is in Georgia, located about 50 minutes north of Atlanta, GA, with easy access off I-985 (Exit 24). Just head east on Old Cornelia Hwy through Rabbittown and our church is just up the road on the hill. We would love to have you visit with us.
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Message from Pastor Juanfer
Hello and welcome to a new edition of Pastor’s Corner,
We will still share a small devotional in this corner, but I also wanted to use this to share with you some of the amazing things God is doing in our church, some evangelistic outreach opportunities that may be coming, as well as, a report on how some of the other events we participated in went.
First, I want to thank you all for your patience as we go through the church reconstruction because of the fire. I want you to know, that even in the fire, God has sent us many blessings. Through this, we have gotten to meet many community leaders and continue to see that God is indeed in control. Indeed it is true what Romans 8:28 says, “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to those who are the called according to his purpose.”
For those of you that may not be able to see the videos our communication team is putting up, here is what’s going on.
Most of the damage was smoke and water damage. While the fire was contained in the baptismal restroom behind my office, there still was lots of things that were damaged, and we will continue to find out in the coming weeks.
All chairs in the sanctuary and around the church had to be cleaned, and all insulation from half the church will be thrown away and will have to be replaced. They construction crew is currently working on getting rid of the insulation that smells like smoke and in the coming weeks we will be getting new insulation installed. As more information becomes available, we will continue to share with you.
We want to thank New Holland Baptist for their hospitality towards us. We will meet here for a few more weeks and then we will let you know where we are going next. Please sign up for email or text notifications to stay up to date. If you don’t have access to these mediums, please let me know and we will give you a call.
Books I'm Reading
Here I want to share with you some of the books I'm reading that I believe may help you as they’ve helped me.
Here’s my list for this month:
- Desire of Ages by EGW
- Confident Faith by Mark Mittelberg (Christian Apologetics)
- The Big Four by Joseph Kidder
As I close, I want to thank you for loving Christ! In November we celebrate Thanksgiving, a time of the year when it’s ok to be thankful. Thank you guys for your hard work and dedication towards God. Thank you for making our church a place where God’s presence is felt. It is because of you that God continues to bless. Make sure that this month is one where you are being intentional about being thankful, I like how Paul writes it in 1 Thessalonians 5:18, “In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.”
Until next time,
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