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Elder Installation Sunday Recap

Sunday, January 12, we gathered as a church body to install our first home-grown elder team! Sunday was a momentous day in the life of our church. 

We welcomed and commisions Matt & Alyssa Pedrick and Josh & Leah Snowden to this team.

  • Matt & Alyssa Pedrick

  • Josh & Leah Snowden

For those who weren't able to join us, or for those wanting to revisit the day, below are the recordings from the day. 

Sermon: Jesus Gave Gifts 

Matt Larson, Lead Pastor of Anthem Thousand Oaks, preached on the gifts Jesus gives His church, found in Ephesians chapter 4, and how they intersect to eldership in the local church. 

Elder Installation

This is the recording from the commitments this new elder team has made for this church, a special time of laying on hands to commission this team, and some prayer and prophecy for the church. 

Sermon: Ephesians 4 Gifts (Andy Rogers)

Matt mentioned his sermon would be neccesarily short due to the the installation, so this is Andy Rogers', the Lead Pastor of Restored Church in San Diego, sermon on the Ephesians 4 gifts.