SERMONS THAT MATTER

This Sunday, I want to begin a new sermon series that will take us through the spring.  The title of the series is “What Really Matters.”  The inspiration comes from my alma mater, Furman University.  Once each semester a faculty member is invited to deliver the L. D. Johnson lecture on “What Really Matters.” Dr….

WELCOME KELSEY!

We welcome Kelsey Stillwell to our staff on a permanent basis!  This past Sunday morning, the congregation voted 94% in favor of calling Kelsey as our Minister to Families and Youth and she has accepted.   Over the past summer, Kelsey has demonstrated a strong sense of calling to ministry and a gift for ministering…

SEARCH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS KELSEY STILLWELL

For the past few months our search committee, in cooperation with the personnel committee, has been seeking to fill our vacant staff position.  In the interim, Kelsey Stillwell has served as our minister to youth and J D Granade has served as our minister to children. Based on the exit interview with Lee Ritchie, we…

The Mission to Bulgaria

Our Bulgarian Mission Team returned on Saturday from our eighth mission trip over the past nine years.  It was another year of successful construction projects and fun games and crafts, but most importantly this year was a chance to see the fruits of our labor that have developed over the past nine years.   We were…

Passport Camp Report

Last Sunday fifteen students and five chaperones piled into two church buses to head off to Greensboro, North Carolina full of excitement and anticipation for the week ahead.  Six days later we arrived back at the church, unloaded the buses and went home.  We were not, however, the same group that left Commerce a week…