Three Ways to Love the Woodbridge Community This Christmas

By , Contributing Writer| November 22nd, 2019|

Christmas has arrived at Chase Oaks Church! With Christmas trees decorating our campus lobbies, you might start humming Christmas songs on your way out the door. Seeing the Christmas trees might also make you wonder how you can make a difference this holiday season. Just like our Chase Oaks Family Center, our Woodbridge Campus will [...]

Singleness in the Church

By , Young Professionals Resident| November 21st, 2019|

Thinking through these past few years of my life, one thing that has always been in my shadow is singleness. In nine short months, I became the only single person in my family. My sister got married on July 29. My brother met his wife on September 15 and got married seven months later on [...]

Ten Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

By , Contributing Writer| November 19th, 2019|

Thanksgiving is only one week away! Whether we’re hosting a Thanksgiving meal or attending one, do we know what to make? The main dish and dessert are usually fairly consistent, but it’s those tricky Thanksgiving side dishes that throw us off. How many casseroles are appropriate for one meal? Should the number of sides equal [...]

How to Love Our Community Unexpectedly This Christmas

By , Contributing Writer| November 15th, 2019|

Christmas has arrived at Chase Oaks! With Christmas trees decorating our campus lobbies and with ornaments listing various items on them, you might wonder what’s that all about. Or you might be looking for ways you can make a difference this holiday season. Here are a couple of ways you can love our community unexpectedly [...]

Three Struggles of the Boomerang Generation

By , Contributing Writer| November 14th, 2019|

“Congratulations you’ve just graduated college, what are you going to do now?!” If you’re anything like me, your response would be “moving home!” Society calls us the “Boomerang Generation.” If leaving college wasn’t hard enough, I’ve noticed three struggles most people face when moving home post-graduation. Student Debt Student debt is the number one cause [...]

Three Reasons Why Your Student Should Attend DNOW 2020

By , Contributing Writer| November 8th, 2019|

Disciple Now (DNOW) is an overnight local retreat where students in Grades 7-12 will have the opportunity to spend the weekend together in worship services, community, and games. The hope for this weekend is that students’ lives will be transformed by the Gospel of Jesus and that they will be able to worship collectively with [...]