Charlottesville and Homecoming

From Pastor Ara Guekguezian Sunday, September 10th is Homecoming at the Big Red Church. Sunday School, Chancel Choir, Sacred Pursuits, and other Congregational activity resumes with a great celebration. One month after an ugly reminder of the need to live an engaged life in a community that at the very

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Opening a Can of Worms

We are “opening a can of worms” at the Big Red Church—by talking about some of the hard questions that we have. They might be scary questions or embarrassing questions or even dangerous questions. But they touch the essence of faith, life, and doubt. As the story in Genesis goes,

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Shelved

From Kim Williams Director of Facilities, Technology, & Communication Pastor Ara and I were talking about bookshelves. It all started with a conversation about the shelf full of little binders with every order of worship from 1995–2007-ish in my office. I stare at this shelf all day long. They were in

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In the Beginning…

From Pastor Ara Guekguezian …of the summer of 2017, I began preparing for a series of sermons on Genesis, particularly considering three of the most interesting and instructive people in our scripture: Abram/Abraham, Jacob/Israel, and Joseph. My endeavor led to a study of Genesis by a couple of folks at

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KIDmunity Finale

KIDmunity is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn music and enjoy a fun community to kick-off their summer vacation. View the KIDmunity 2017 gallery below, and check back for updates throughout the week! The KIDmunity Finale will be on Saturday, June 17 at 10:00 am. All are invited to

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