Church Too Big? Multiply!

Serving the Lord’s Table to one another.

After nearly year of expectation, Gathering 242 finally came to the day we’ve been anticipating (dreading?) We have to multiply.


If everyone shows up on the same night the group would have about 25 regular members. We call that a “church growth problem.” We
are too big. In the old days, we may have started talking about getting a building so we could bring in more people. That’s not the way The Summit Fellowships do things. When a group gets too big for the house it’s meeting in, the group will multiply and branch out into a new neighborhood, making room for more people in two places. That’s what is happening to G242 beginning on September 12, 2015. A new fellowship will be putting down roots in the Roseway neighborhood in Portland, at the Mayhew’s house.

So, how did it go on our last night? Here’s what we did: Continue reading Church Too Big? Multiply!

The Vine ~ October 4th

Vine Logo3Coming up! The Vine and 25 Year Celebration

Worldview Center on October 4, 2015 at 3PM. We’ll eat, celebrate hang out, remember and and anticipate the future! More details to follow! Stay tuned.

25 Years! Let the Celebration Begin!

25 YearsOn October 1, 2015 The Summit Fellowships will be 25 years old. It hardly seems possible that the network of simple churches will have been around for a quarter century. I’ll be reflecting more about the journey, but I just had to say something as we look forward the The Vine and 25 Year Celebration the first weekend of October. 

Praise God from whom all blessings flow! 

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