NEW WEDNESDAY NIGHT STUDY: SABBATH, THE GIFT OF REST

Beginning Wednesday, June 10th we will embark on a new bible study. Based on the study “Sabbath, The Gift of Rest” by Lynne M. Babb, the study will take us through the summer months. Many of us grew up in an era in which most stores were closed on Sundays and we were not allowed…

St Simons Island Lighthouse by Kathryn Meyer

Part 2 – Words of Hope from St. Simons

Last week, I shared with you some of what I learned at the  Mercer Preaching Consultation at St. Simons.  This week I would like to share with you some reflections on Dr. Bass’s presentation.  Some of these are Dr. Bass’s reflections and some are my own. First, Dr. Bass noted that Baptists and Methodists fared…

St Simons Island Lighthouse by Kathryn Meyer

Words Of Hope From St. Simons

Last week, I shared with you that I attended the Mercer Preaching Consultation at St. Simons. This week I would like to share with you some of what I learned at the consultation. I learned a great deal from other pastors who made presentations as they related some of their challenges and approaches to preaching….

How Should We Greet Them?

One of the things I have heard on numerous occasions  is how welcomed people feel when they first come to our church.  First impressions are usually lasting impressions and, according to most who visit our church, that has been one of our strong suits.  Still it never hurts to remind ourselves how important those first…