last update Oct. 12, 2015


Maintenance Requests: If you see a non-emergency maintenance need (such as a burned out light bulb) that needs to be brought to the attention of our staff, please report it using this link. You can also click the Contact tab and then click the Maintenance Request tab. Or you could, instead, drop a note in the mail slot by the office door. Any way you choose, thank you for helping us keep our facility safe and clean.

Bridal Shower: Ladies, join us for a Bridal Shower for Rachel Jacob, Tuesday, October 13, 7 pm, at the home of Patty Burtch. Rachel and Phil Hall are registered at Target and Bed, Bath and Beyond. RSVP to Patty.

CCEF National Conference: The 2015 CCEF National Conference (Side by Side) will be in Virginia Beach October 16-18. Register at ( If you are interested, please contact Paul Wright about our group discount. Pick up a flyer from the Welcome Center. For details about the conference visit

Membership Matters Class: Mark your calendars for Colonial’s next New Members’ Class! The class will take place Sundays (11 am-12 noon) starting Sunday, November 1, and ending Sunday, December 6. Location: Classroom A. New members will give testimonies in the evening service on December 6. Members who would like to take the class again as a refresher are welcome. Sign up at the Welcome Center!

ABS Missionary Gifts: ABS classes will begin collecting money today through November 15 for our missionaries’ Christmas gifts. Please prayerfully consider how you can be a blessing to our missionary families.

Capitol Commission’s Virginia Capitol Cookout and Prayer Walk: Join missionaries David and Eunjoo Andersen as they host Capitol Commission’s 12th Annual Capitol Cookout on Monday, November 2, 5 pm. You can pick up a flyer at the Welcome Center for more information.


Tuesday Ladies’ Bible Study: All ladies are invited to join us on Tuesday mornings, through November 17, 10-11 am, for a Bible Study of Daniel 1-6: Living with the Enemy. Place: Church Chapel. Teacher: Laurel Whitelam. Child care provided.

Fall Bible Study: Sign up begins today for our 13 week fall study: “Changed Into His Image” by Jim Berg. This will be a video series with small group discussions. The study will be Tuesdays 7-8:30 pm in the church chapel from October 27 to February 9 with breaks for Thanksgiving and Christmas. See the enclosed insert for more information.

Women’s Conference: Ladies of Colonial, the LINKS ministry would like to invite you to attend a women's conference at Immanuel Baptist Church in Richmond, VA on Nov. 6-7. The topic is "Finding Satisfaction in God" and the speaker will be Jen Wilkin, author of "Women of the Word." Early-bird registration is open now until Sept. 30. Learn more and register online at Stop by the table in the lobby if you need assistance with registration, or to sign up for a text reminder!


Celtic Clans Night/Penny Wars Begin: Wednesday, October 14, is Celtic Clans Night. Dress in your plaids to celebrate European history, and kids bring loose change to compete against other clubs…pennies/dollars add to club points; silver coins subtract from competing clubs. All funds will be donated to the Awana Adopt-a-Club ministries in the Americas. Last week to give is October 28th.

Virginia Beach Theological Seminary

President’s Hour: Join seminary staff and students in the Church Chapel on Thursdays, 8-8:50 am, for our weekly chapel service. This Thursday Pastor Paul Campbell will speak on Mark 4:1-9; 13-20: The Parable of all Parables.



October 2015

Oct. 14 (Wed.) Pastor Jim Newcomer; AWANA: Celtic Clans Night / Penny Wars Begin

Oct. 18 (Sun.) AM: Pastor Paul Campbell; PM: Pastor Paul Campbell

Oct. 21 (Wed.) Pastor Jim Newcomer

Oct. 22 (Thurs.) VBTS Chapel: Dr. Windsor

Oct. 25 (Sun.) AM: Pastor Jim Newcomer; PM: No Service; ABS Small Group Gatherings