Region offers Easter festivities

Easter events are scheduled across the region this week, offering ways for families to have affordable fun, and opportunities for spiritual reflection and celebration. There are also a number of Passover events scheduled, which are included in an accompanying story. Many churches offer Holy Thursday, or Maundy Thursday services, which is March 29 this year, as well as Good Friday … [Read more...]

A church finds its permanent dwelling place

North Pointe Church, which has seen much change since forming more than a dozen years ago, finally is getting a permanent home. The church, which most recently has been meeting at Sunlake High School, plans a soft opening for its new location in early May. It plans a free community getting-to-know-you barbecue on May 20, followed by its official grand opening services on May 21. The church … [Read more...]

North Pointe Church to have a home of its own

There was a time when North Pointe Church prayed over an 11-acre site, hoping that a door would open for the land to become the location for the church’s first permanent home. That was in 2008. That prayer wasn’t answered. Instead, another property — three times the size of the parcel the church prayed over — became available in 2015. And, it’s in essentially the same spot, just … [Read more...]