Vern’s Blog

Posted by Vern Saile | 02/04/2018
Top Ten – February 3rd

  New Mission Statement – For many years we have used “Bring and Build” as our mission statement, and it has served us well. But over the past year or so we (our Staff and the Administrative Team) have discussed adding a third element to this: “Send.” While that has always been implied, we wanted...

Posted by Vern Saile | 01/25/2018
Top Ten – January 25th

  New Mission Statement – For many years we have used “Bring and Build” as our mission statement, and it has served us well. But over the past year or so we (our Staff and the Administrative Team) have discussed adding a third element to this: “Send.” While that has always been implied, we wanted...

Posted by Vern Saile | 01/21/2018
Top Ten – January 18th

  Congratulations to Stephen Emanuele! – Last week in this Top Ten I announced that Daniel Calkins was affirmed for Conference Ministerial Candidate by the Free Methodist Church. This is his next step towards ordination as a Pastor. On Sunday of this week I learned that Stephen Emanuele was also affirmed as a CMC, which...

Posted by Vern Saile | 01/11/2018
Top Ten – January 11th

  Congratulations to Next Gen Director Dan Calkins! – We are celebrating in the office this week, because on Monday Dan was approved by the Free Methodist Ministerial Education and Guidance Board (that’s a mouthful, isn’t it? It’s usually shortened to “MEG” Board) to become a Conference Ministerial Candidate – the next step towards ordination....

Posted by Vern Saile | 01/04/2018
Top Ten – January 4th

The Top Ten is a little different this week (I always reserve the right to change things up a bit!).  Instead of highlighting just 10 things going on at Northgate, I chose to share 13 announcements about places you can get connected at Northgate.  Getting connected with others is a practice Jesus modeled and encouraged and...

Posted by Vern Saile | 12/21/2017
Top Ten – December 21st

Merry Christmas Everyone! If I don’t get to connect with you at one of our Christmas Eve weekend services, please know that I pray you will have a blessed, encouraging Christmas. Jesus came to share his love with you… may you receive it now and always! Pastor Vern   Youth Basketball – January brings a...

Posted by Vern Saile | 12/14/2017
Top Ten – December 14th

Christmas Eve weekend services will be as follows: Saturday, 6pm at North – Worship service led by our Arbor House team Sunday (Christmas Eve), 10am at North – One morning service led by Arbor House Sunday (Christmas Eve), 5pm Family Service; 7 & 11pm Candlelight/Communion Services   Youth Basketball – January brings a new year...

Posted by Vern Saile | 12/07/2017
Top Ten – December 7th

Note: Christmas is coming! Christmas Eve weekend services will be as follows: Saturday, 6pm at North – Worship service led by our Arbor House team Sunday (Christmas Eve), 10am at North – One morning service led by Arbor House Sunday (Christmas Eve), 5pm Family Service; 7 & 11pm Candlelight/Communion Services   Youth Basketball – January...

Posted by Vern Saile | 11/30/2017
Top Ten – November 30th

Note: Christmas is coming! Christmas Eve weekend services will be as follows: Saturday, 6pm at North – Worship service led by our Arbor House team Sunday (Christmas Eve), 10am at North – One morning service led by Arbor House Sunday (Christmas Eve), 5pm Family Service; 7 & 11pm Candlelight/Communion Services   Christmas Concert Tomorrow (Friday)...

Posted by Vern Saile | 11/22/2017
Top Ten – November 22nd

The Top Ten is coming a day early this week - so I don't interrupt your Thanksgiving meal, or football watching!  And as you read, please excuse me if the opening of each item seems repetitious.  I hope you know that I mean every word of thanks! Blessings on your Thanksgiving holiday, and I hope...

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