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by Daniel Knutson on December 11th, 2019
As a church, we recognize that we have a huge opportunity to address a wide variety of needs in our community. While our primary responsibility is to meet the spiritual needs of those who live in Columbia County, we also have a desire to meet emotional and physical needs whenever possible. It is our intention to find ways to accomplish this throughout the year.  At the same time, we decided to mak...  Read More
Volunteer Profile - Gina
by Daniel Knutson on November 27th, 2019
Name: GinaFavorite Ice Cream: Double Fudge BrownieFavorite Pass Time: Hanging out with familyWhere She Serves: Cafe Team, Small Groups, Event PlanningWhat She Enjoys Most About Serving: The people! I love getting to see everyone as they come in. Old and new faces. Church is a family and I love how volunteering gives me the opportunity to visit with so much of my family.Gina has devoted many hours ...  Read More
A New Creation
by Daniel Knutson on November 13th, 2019
It makes me grin just thinking about him.He walked into Branches, eight months ago.  Unsuspecting, his world was about to go topsy turvy - but in the best kind of way.Finding a seat next to him was his aunt. Softhearted, kind and gentle, she had stepped up to provide a home for him.  Knowing that he’d been beat up by life and in need of God-size hope, she decided to accept a co-worker’s invitation...  Read More
November at Branches
by Daniel Knutson on November 6th, 2019
Are you wondering what's going on this month at Branches? Well here are the events we have coming up! If you have more questions about events, you can click below, you can stop by the Info Kiosk on Sunday, or you can contact us right here in the blog. We hope that you will get plugged in to some of these upcoming events....  Read More
Please Welcome to the Team...
by Daniel Knutson on November 2nd, 2019
Branches is excited to add to our staff, Josh Boyer! He has accepted the position as our new Worship Director! He is already a familiar face here at Branches, but he will be taking on a larger role with our music and worship that happens on Sundays and throughout the week. We are excited to add this part time position, and look forward to what Josh will do in the area of worship and music.Born and...  Read More
How To Be Rich
by Daniel Knutson on October 29th, 2019
What does it mean to be rich? What responsibility does our wealth come with? How can we take what we have and make a real difference in our community? The apostle Paul tells Timothy this:Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. C...  Read More
Board of Elders Update
by Daniel Knutson on October 9th, 2019
Recently Branches Board of Elders went from 5 elders down to 4. We shared with you a few weeks ago the resignation of Christopher Mock. You can click here to read that post if you missed it.  We are proud to announce that the Board of Elders has brought on two new additions to the team!  Here is a little bit about them! From a very young age, Briana was taught about Jesus and raised in the church....  Read More
October At Branches
by Daniel Knutson on October 1st, 2019
Are you wondering what's going on this month at Branches? Well here are the events we have coming up! If you have more questions about events, you can click below, you can stop by the Info Kiosk on Sunday, or you can contact us right here in the blog. We hope that you will get plugged in to some of these upcoming events....  Read More
I'm In Awe
by Daniel Knutson on September 25th, 2019
I’m in awe...Known as the Hound Dog of Heaven, God has been tracking her down - for months. Correct that.  Her whole, live-long life.Ever since walking through our doors a few months back - fresh off the street - the thirst in her heart to know God and be known by Him has drawn her to keep coming back for more.  Now, her boyfriend is in tow...Since age sixteen, her primary dwelling has been a Colu...  Read More
Branches Kids News
by Daniel Knutson on September 18th, 2019
At Branches, we really care about our kids! It is critical to capture the hearts of our kids as early as possible. We strive to create an experience for your kids that is fun and inviting, and teaches them about Jesus and God's word. We are not babysitters. We are influencers.There have been some changes happening in our kids department. It started with the installation of the the new check-in kio...  Read More
Just Come and See
by Daniel Knutson on September 11th, 2019
Have you ever been in conversation with someone about faith and ran face first into an objection they have? Maybe the objection is about the bible or about one of the stories in the bible. Maybe it has to do with the trinity, or the age of the Earth, or the probability of getting all of the animals on the ark. Oh right, and what about the dinosaurs?Our tendency in these moments is to respond to th...  Read More
This Month At Branches
by Daniel Knutson on September 4th, 2019
Are you wondering what's going on this month at Branches? Well here are the events we have coming up! If you have more questions about events, you can click below, you can stop by the Info Kiosk on Sunday, or you can contact us right here in the blog. We hope that you will get plugged in to some of these upcoming events. ...  Read More
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