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….

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…

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…

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…

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…