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The Smiths – A Christmas Miracle

“This church is like a Christmas miracle!” is a quote that’s pretty well known around Access Church. It all started during a Community Group meeting, when Justin Smith was asked why he and his wife, Jasmine, are committed to Access. Here’s the story that led Justin to compare Access to “a Christmas miracle.” Justin and Jasmine met and…

The Hootselles – Finding a place for the whole family

Whether it’s the dinner menu, a family activity, or the music in the car, it’s a challenge for families to find something every member of the family enjoys. Could it be possible to find this in a church? Jeff and Lisa Hootselle knew that it was possible, having experienced the environments of Woodstock City Church in…

Volunteer Appreciation Night

If Access Church is a body with arms outstretched toward those disconnected from God, the volunteers are the heart that keeps the body moving. Every week individuals with jobs and families show up to serve and love without expecting anything in return. There are several obvious benefits to serving; Friendships are born and nurtured, there…

Life Change Is the Best

Baptism is one of our favorite things to do around here because it’s a tangible example of the life change happening here at Access Church. If you’re ready to take this step, start here. All of you who partner with us by serving and giving, you make these kinds of stories possible.  

Student Ministry Welcomes Sarah Graves

Sarah Graves and her husband, Lawton, have been an active part of Access Church since 2010. Since their move to Jacksonville, they have added three beautiful girls to their family. Sarah was the preschool director at a church in Tallahassee before moving to Jacksonville. She quickly jumped into Strategic Service at Access in Waumba Land…

Married Life is October 17!

There is a scene in a current movie where a married couple is getting ready to go to sleep. The wife looks over at the husband and remarks, “Some of our time together really should be spent while we are awake.” In a fast-paced world, it’s difficult to find time to invest in the marriage…