Open Life Church Blog

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  • School Supply Give

    By on July 7, 2016

    It’s that time of year again when we search for great pricing on all of the school supplies for our kids and start a collection for their back to school experience.  At Open Life Church in Bonney Lake and our Church in Sumner we found that...

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  • Check In, Impact your friends

    By on June 30, 2016

    The following is an excerpt from a post by a new church marketing firm called REACH that is helping churches grow through social media methods.  They have found Facebook Check-In’s to be their #1 tool for referring friends to your church.  See why in the post...

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  • Easter at Open Life Recap

    By on March 31, 2016

    What a great weekend we had celebrating Jesus at Open Life this Easter. On Good Friday we reflected on the cross with worship, communion, and a thought about the sacrifice of Jesus. On Saturday, we helped facilitate the egg hunt for the city of Bonney Lake and...

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  • Foster Care

    By on March 21, 2016

    Open Life goes all-in with Foster Care Over the past year foster care has touched Open Life Church in various ways.  Whether it’s Open Life members who have fostered and adopted children with the help of Youth For Christ or others in the church who have been impacted by families...

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  • New App Notification Groups

    By on March 20, 2016

    There is a new feature on the Open Life Church App that we are very excited about, group notifications. We love the app here at Open Life, and so do nearly 700 users across all platforms who have Open Life Church App in the past year.  Whether you’re...

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  • Easter Egg Hunt

    By on March 13, 2016

    Every year Open Life Bonney Lake helps with the Bonney Lake Easter Egg Hunt.  We show up at 9am and help unload thousands of eggs in the fields at Allen Yorke park for about 2,000 people who will show up with their expectant children 12 and...

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  • One Service

    By on January 11, 2016

    ONE service, ONE location, ONE time SATURDAY 1/16/16, 5pm at Sumner Middle School You figured us out didn’t you?  Now you know that we interpret a 10am playoff game for the Hawks as the most important opportunity for people to love people and it’s centered around others, food and a large screen tv.  One...

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  • Open Life goes 12mode

    By on January 4, 2016

    No services on our 6th year birthday to watch the big Wild Card Hawks game! We are surely 12’s around here. Open Life launched on 01.10.10, happy 6th!  Crazy how time flies and how culture has been discovered and solidified over the course of these years....

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  • Outrageous Generosity

    By on December 14, 2015

    11 Examples of Outrageous Church Generosity This blog was written highlighting some of the nations Outrageously Generous churches and look who made the list (hint #4) written on December 8, 2015 by Derek Gillette of PushPay our digital giving partner.   We’ve compiled a list of...

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  • Fall Staff Advance

    By on November 9, 2015

    PRAY FOR US! #OLStaffAdvance15 Every fall the staff of Open Life escapes their normal routine and gets away to plan the upcoming year/years.  We don’t call it a retreat because we are not retreating, but placing our best effort in advancing our mission.  We dream, pray, worship, play,...

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