Cause for Celebration and Prayers

We are now settling into our full routine with the youth both on Sundays and Wednesdays at church.  Somehow the students seem more committed this year in both their attendance and in their desire to grow.  We have had really good attendance for F4 and on Wednesday nights!  I have been celebrating their active presence…

Deacon Ordination And Installation And New Deacon Officers

This Sunday morning we will ordain and install our newly elected deacons.  David Lathem and Randall Wardlaw will be ordained and Joe Head, Johnny Bridges, Ron Dundore, and Lawrence George will be installed.  Ron and Lawrence will be filling the one–year, unexpired terms of Wayne Wilbanks and Phillip Shelton. This past Sunday morning, our current…

What Is God Like?

In Way of the Child earlier this week the children considered what God is like.  In the process, we explored God as a loving parent with strong arms, gentle hugs, and a constant presence.  The children and I were challenged to continue to think about what God is like through painting, reflection, gratitude, and even…

Another One of Those (Great) Days!

From time to time things just come together in a way that is encouraging and exciting.  Sunday seemed to be one of those days here at the church.  Let me start at the end of the day and  work back to share with you what I mean. Our first Bible Trivia Challenge was a great success. …

Let’s Jump In

This Sunday our children and youth activities will be back in full swing.  We will begin Way of the Child this Sunday from 4:30-5:30pm.  Way of the Child is a time for 1st through 5th grade children to gather together and make room for God in the midst of the rushed routine of life.  We…