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LOV Ladies of Vision

LOV Ladies of Vision

Ladies of Vision – LOV continues their study on the book of John every  T...

Christmas Dinner December 13th

Christmas Dinner December 13th

Save The Date:  Saturday, December 13th All Church Christmas Dinner at th...

Prayer Meetings on Monday's

Prayer Meetings on Monday's

Prayer groups meet Monday mornings at 7:00 in Pastor's office and Monday eveni...

LOV Ladies of Vision

LOV Ladies of Vision

Ladies of Vision – LOV continues their study on the book of John every  T...

Come be a part of the Choir

Come be a part of the Choir

Choir meets Wednesdays, at 7:00 P.M. for rehearsal.If you would like to be a...

Children's Ministry

Children's Ministry

There are great things happening in our Children's Department. Please keep our...

Annual Craft Festival 2014 Riverside, CA

Annual Craft Festival 2014 Riv…

Join us here at the church, 5475 Arlington Ave. Riverside, CA, for our Annual ...

Christmas Dinner December 13th

Christmas Dinner December 13th

Save The Date:  Saturday, December 13th All Church Christmas Dinner at th...

October Pastor Appreciation Month

October Pastor Appreciation Mo…

Pastor Appreciation- October is Pastor Appreciation Month.  Let’s show ou...

College & High School Bible Study

College & High School Bibl…

  Edge Ministry... This class meets on Sunday evenings at 6:00pm in the ...

Children's Ministry

Children's Ministry

There are great things happening in our Children's Department. Please keep our...

Summer time, find time– A small thought can change your life

Living in Southern California some times I miss that Missouri country life style. The summer evenings with cool breeze from the south. Sitting on the porch with the day's activities done. Time to just reflect on the passing day. In our fast life style, here in southern California, quiet time is hard to find.

In light of the above, I was reminded of a poem written by a lady named Adelaide Proctor. I don't know her or when she lived. I read the poem, and it spoke powerfully to me. It could require some serious thought. It challenged my thinking and I thought it possibly might do the same for others.

It isn't the thing you do, dear; It's the thing you leave undone,
Which gives you the bitter heartache at the setting of the sun;
The tender word unspoken, the letter you did not write,
The flower you might have sent, dear, Are your haunting ghosts at night.

The stone you might have lifted out of your brother's way,
The bit of heart some counsel you were hurried too much to say;
The loving touch of the hand, dear, the gentle and winsome tone,
That you had no time or thought for, with troubles enough of your own.

These little acts of kindness, so easily out of mind, These chances to be angels,
Which even mortals find – They come in night and silence,
Each chill reproachable writhe, When hope is faint and flagging, And blight has dropped on faith.

For life is all too short, dear, and sorrow is all too great,
To suffer our slow compassion that tarries until too late.
And it's not the thing you do, dear; it's the thing you leave undone,
Which gives you the bitter heartache, at the setting of the sun.
Adelaide Proctor

Something to think about for sure. It doesn't take much time to brighten someone's dreary day.
Maybe just a smile...try it. Lift someone else's spirit!

 

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October 22, 2014
Winning The Worry Battle
Winning The Worry Battle

  Philippians 4: 4-8 I will present an acronym for the word worry that will remind you everyday how to win the worry battle. In the fourth and fifth verse of...

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October 5, 2014
Spending Time With God, It's a Big Deal | Dr Jack Eyestone
Spending Time With God, It's a Big Deal | Dr Jack Eyestone

  Luke 9:10 I read a poem that really spoke to my heart. Firstly, it has to do with spending personal time with God. 2 – with the opportunity to...

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September 28, 2014
How Much Is "Don't Quit" Worth | Dr. Jack Eyestone
How Much Is "Don't Quit" Worth | Dr. Jack Eyestone

  Mark 11:23-24   Just recently, I receive a face book message from a young man whose mother I pastored 23 years ago.  The letter told me how he had spent...

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September 21, 2014
God's Lifestyle For Man
God's Lifestyle For Man

  Hebrews 13: 1-8   Does God really have a life style for man?  Am I not free once I become a Christian to determine my lifestyle?  It does not take...

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Come be a part of the Choir

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Christmas Dinner December 13th

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October Pastor Appreciation Month

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Men's Breakfast Nov. 1st

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Children's Ministry

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College & High School Bible Study

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Prayer Meetings on Monday's

Prayer Meetings on Monday's

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