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Excitement at Thunder Mountain!

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Reed is Here! Monday was the official start date for our new Connections Pastor, Reed Chapman! He and his wife, Ashley, are moving here from the Dallas/Fort Worth area and are eager to serve with us! Reed was at all of the gatherings this past weekend and he enjoyed interacting with many people...

What a Christmas!

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I greatly benefited from our series Missing Christmas! Throughout this series, we talked about Christmas being “an encounter with God that endures all year!" I hope that you will benefit just as I am! What changed for me is that I now have a lot more patience in the chaos of the...

Happy New Year!

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Regular Gathering Times Resume this Weekend The new schedule was only for the weekend before Christmas and we will resume our regular Saturday (4:30 and 6:00pm) and Sunday (9:00 and 10:30am) schedule this weekend! Alan Claytor will be Honored this Weekend On December 16, we installed Richard...

Merry Christmas to You!

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As we have worked hard to enhance your Christmas celebration, we (the TMC staff) also have experienced encounters with God that will endure throughout the year! THIS WEEKEND’S CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE! Our regular weekend gatherings and our Christmas Eve gatherings will be separate events. The...

Exciting Updates!

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Elder Installation this Weekend Richard Falcon will be installed this Sunday, Dec. 16th, at the 10:30 gathering. I have known Richard to be a man of God who leads his family well with truth and grace! Each year, for several years, we have asked Richard to prayerfully consider serving in this...

Missing Christmas!

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  I don’t know about anyone else, but the first message about two men who totally missed Christmas when Jesus was RIGHT THERE (and the group of men who didn’t) was eye-opening to me!  Instead of trying to make Christmas the way I (you) want it, let God bring it on His...

Reed Chapman Accepts!

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  The time with Reed and Ashley Chapman was delightful! We think they will be a great fit with TMC, and Reed has a vision for Groups and Guest Services that is not only consistent with ours but also will lead us to greater effectiveness! His start date is January 14 and I will keep...

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving to you all!  Our series, "Rewind" concludes this weekend! I hope you’ve enjoyed this simple and unique series as much as the Teaching Team has enjoyed preparing it for you! I could watch that opening video every day! Every day is not too often to remind...

Staff Outing!

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Last week, we did a little team-building with the staff and took a trip to Christ’s Church of the Valley (CCV) in Phoenix. While we were at CCV, we were able to spend a couple of hours with someone who does our jobs at a megachurch! Everyone, whether full-time or part-time, made the...