THIS YEAR AT SEVEN MILE ROAD ...
By God's grace, two new Seven Mile Road congregations were planted in September. Bryan Page and our team in the Kennebunks launched on September 10, and then Clint Patronella and our team in Waltham followed a week later.
MIKE MET JESUS
AND WAS BAPTIZED
Mike saw the newly minted "Seven Mile Road" sign in front of our new space and decided to stop in and talk with some folks. Within a few hours, he was walking in the light, confessing his need for the grace of the gospel. And within a few weeks, he was walking into the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean to be baptized into the family of God.
MEN AND WOMEN FROM
FOUR DIFFERENT NATIONS
JOINED THE FAMILY IN MALDEN.
Three years ago we prayed that Jesus would build a multi-ethnic church in Malden. Four months ago, we had a glimpse of that becoming a reality as we called new members with roots from New Hampshire, Mexico, El Salvador. & the Dominican Republic! So far, Seven Mile Malden represents 14 nations and is working to represent the great diversity of our city.
AND WAS BAPTIZED
Melrose is our original Seven Mile Road congregation, now located on the Lynn Fells Parkway. This year we locked down on new missional essentials (boldness, creativity, hospitality, the long game) to help us better meet, love, and gospel Bostonians living near our space. Oh, and we baptized a teen who's been given gospel since he was a little boy with us.
YAJAIRA AND LAZARUS
Before launching in Waltham this September, we prayed that we would be a church where neighbors become family to experience life, place, and meaning. By God's grace, we are starting to see that prayer answered. On Launch Day, we baptized Yajaira and Lazarus, who are beginning their journey as children of God. We are in and for Waltham.
GOT A HOME
In 2012 we planted Restoration Road Church in Wakefield. This year they were able to secure the space they had been renting on Sundays for the last few years. We are hopeful that this permanent home will help catalyze our mission to Bostonians living in and around the town.
250 ADULTS AND 100 KIDS
ACROSS FIVE CHURCHES
BELIEVED THE GOSPEL
AND LOVED THEIR CITIES TOGETHER
Whether it was Sunday morning services, gospel communities, Soccer Nights, baptisms, presence in the community, helping people move, Playgroup, The Well, regional trainings, leadership development tracks, family meals, or nights of prayer, Seven Milers gave themselves to the advance of the gospel in our souls and cities.
AND WE ARE
If you are excited about seeing gospel-centered, missional churches being planted among distinct people groups in New England, we'd love for you to consider partnering with us financially. The soil is rugged here. the economy expensive, and resources scarce. But the work is beautiful, and we are committed to it long-term. Help us.
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