We have a thing called a Pastor Parish Relations Committee. This is a standing committee in United Methodist churches that functions to deal with matters concerning the relationship of pastor and staff with congregations, what in United Methodist parlance are called "charges". Bishops and District Superintendents depend on these committees to monitor the health of the relationship between appointed ministers and the congregations they are serving. In a healthy congregation this group serves as a forum for
In the 21st Century there is no such thing as a church that is so established, so rock solid, that it can rest on its traditions as old ways of doing things and remain alive. Jesus expects us to go into the world and make disciples, which puts the ball into our court to trust that God will both provide and bless in changing times.
Our community garden is starting off with a couple of raised beds where we will plant vegatables that can (weather permitting) go into the fall and winter. The team will decide exactly what to plant, but items could include things like cabbage, turnip or mustard greens, field peas (purple hull, crowder, etc.)
Adam and Zoe Cowan are preparing a meal for lunch after church on the first Sunday in July. And a treat it is going to be! So make your plans to come to church prepared to eat lunch here. Invite your friends. If you are reading this on the web, consider yourself invited too!
The idea of some kind of community garden is one that grew out of different ideas we were posting in the Adult Sunday School class as one of those things that might help us connect and reconnect with our community. I started talking to people about the idea. Some of them in the church. Some in the community. Last month the Governing Council gave its formal stamp of approval to the idea of exploring this mission with a view of receiving a recommendation that we can go with. Just this morning, I met someb
You are invited to a church pool party. It will be at the home of Raymond and Becky Council. If you need any information about how to get there, or other stuff, call the church at 967-7195 and we will get back with you, or text Andy Gay at 931-308-2341 or
This summer our adult Sunday School will continue using the uniform lesson series, The Present Word, for the 'round the table study. "Uniform Lessons" simply means that these studies are taught around the world as a common set of themes based on a common set of focus scr
The Cowan Fellowship Church Women will be putting on a yard sale, Saturday, June 7, starting at 7am. If the weather is good, everything will be set up in the parking lot on the east side of the church. In case of rain, we will have everything inside the fellowship hall.