last update July 25, 2016


Pastor Belford’s Installation: The morning worship service on July 31 will be a special service for Pastor Brent Belford and his family. Special speakers Les Olilia and Daniel Davey will be giving a charge to Brent and to the church fellowship. The service will be followed immediately by a lunch catered by Olive Garden. The cost is $8 per person, $25 maximum per family. Please plan to bring a dessert to share. Note: There will not be an ABS hour or a 5:00 pm service that day.

Ministry Opportunities with Children: We are in need of more volunteers to help with various children's ministries including nursery, Sunday School, and children's church. If you are interested in serving in any of these ministries or simply want more information, please contact Pastor James Varner .

Volunteers Needed for Grace Grounds: Grace Grounds is looking for volunteers to make and serve coffee on Sunday mornings. For more information or to volunteer, contact Angie Ahmed .

Support Teen Mission Trip: Teens from Colonial’s Youth Ministry will serve in Colorado City, AZ with Brody and Liz Olson for almost two weeks this coming August, and they need your help collecting funds and resources for their trip. To hire this year’s “mission trippers” to do yard work, cleaning, or other odd jobs, contact Pastor Paul Campbell.

J1 Ministry: Each year 1400 international workers come to Virginia Beach for temporary employment at the beach. To reach these workers, Virginia Beach Community Chapel (VBCC) has organized three weekly events June 14 through mid-August. Contact Aaron Broughton for more information.

Thank You: Dear Church Family: Thank you for your prayers, cards and calls in the death of my sister, Stella. You are a loving body of believers. Iva Compton

Thank You: Dear CBC Family: Lorie and I are so grateful to you and your kindnesses shown to us last Sunday evening! Thank you immensely for your very gracious monetary gifts, Bibles, gift cards, gifts, written and spoken words of grace, and the amazing food reception. These past 10+ years have been a taste of heaven to us in ministering to you! We treasure the remaining weeks we have with you. As we depart for Calvary Baptist Church in Ypsilanti, MI, in Aug/Sept, we will continue to hold you in our hearts. You are truly a grace church. We love you, Pastor Jim and Lorie

Children's Summer Study: All children ages 3 years old through 6th grade are welcome to join us on Wednesdays from 7-8 pm for music, games, and Bible study. 3-5 year olds will meet in the cubbies room in the Nehemiah building. Kindergarten – 6th grade will meet in the Ed Building (room 119). Please pick up your children promptly after the service.


Leaders Needed: Our AWANA clubs are in need of leaders. Please see Jason and Charity Grahame to find out how you can help!

Coming Events


Sunday, July 31: AM – Pastor Belford’s Installation and Celebration; No PM Service

Sunday, August 7: AM – Communion

Sunday, August 14: AM – David and Annalisa Wilson

Sunday, August 28: PM – No Service – ABS Grace Gatherings