Month: November 2008

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Pastor’s Weekly Message

Dear Friends in Christ,
This Sunday marks the beginning of Advent, our time of waiting and preparing for the coming of our Lord.  The psalmist's plea in Psalm 80:2, "Stir up your power and come!," has become familiar to us…

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Congregational Meeting Dec. 7th

SOV Family,
We will gather after 11am church to discuss and vote on the 2009 General Operating Budget.  Pizza, salad and beverages will be served at Noon.  The meeting will start as soon as the pizza is served.  We will…

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Pastor’s Weekly Message

Dear Friends in Christ,
This coming Sunday, the festival of Christ the King, marks the end the church year.  Our gospel lesson is Jesus' great story of judgment (Matthew 25:31-46).  In the end, the faithful are those who served Christ…

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Coffee Time

For those folks who might be new to the congregation and for those who have been around for some time, please remember that we have an early-morning coffee klatch at Tanasbourne Starbucks on Tuesdays.  Some come as early as 7:00am…

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Thanksgiving Baskets

Social Concerns will be leading the assembly and delivery of SOV's annual Thanksgiving Food Baskets this Saturday, November 22.  We still need people to meet at the Winco on Cornelius Pass Road at 8:00am to help purchase the food and…

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Pastor’s Weekly Message

Dear Friends in Christ,
Our Scripture readings during November speak of the end times.  The prophets proclaim that the day of the Lord will be filled with wrath and distress. Paul says it will come like a thief in the…

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Potluck Potluck Potluck

To SOV family – a friendly reminder that there will be an old-fashioned potluck right after the second service this coming Sunday, November 9th.
Food! Fellowship! Sharing Information!
We are gathering after 11 AM church, on November 9, for an…

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Pastor’s Weekly Message

Dear Friends in Christ,
During November our worship is filled with images of the communion of saints, judgment, and the Second Coming of Christ.  The prophet Amos says the day of the Lord will be one of gloom and darkness,…