September 2018  
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Sunday Morning Fellowship
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
In The Word!
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
(Sunday School)


6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Midweek Ministries for all ages.
Senior Pastor

Rev. Steve Cecil

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After more than six-years as our Senior Pastor, on Sunday evening, September 9th, Pastor Steve Cecil announced his resignation.  He has accepted the call to become the new Senior Pastor of the New Start Community Church of the Nazarene in Manning, South Carolina.  The Cecils final Sunday with us will be October 7th.  Please pray for Pastor and Peggy during this transition time.     


We also ask for your prayer support as we begin the process of finding the new pastor God has prepared for us.  GOD IS IN TOTAL CONTROL!  



Worship Pastor

Russell Burch

Our Worship Pastor is Russ Burch.  Russ is in his 17th year as our worship leader.  He attended Olivet Nazarene University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education.  Russ also received his Master of Music Education degree from Indiana University.  He was ordained in July, 2009.  During the week, you'll find him teaching band and music for the Taylorville school district.

    "God has blessed me in so many ways!  Teaching music for 29 years, and leading worship at our church!  I'm super excited about what He has in store for West Side in the coming days!"

Rachel, Russ' wife, also graduated from Olivet Nazarene University.  She serves as the President of our local chapter of Nazarene Missions International.  She works at Milikin University.   They have two young adult daughters, three adult sons, two beautiful daughters-in-law, and two grandsons.

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