In the introduction of Sanctity without Starch, Robert G. Tuttle, Jr. shares a conversation he had on a transcontinental flight. “Recently I met a young landscape architect who works for a large West Coast firm. After some small talk he asked me what I did for a living. ‘I’m a minister,’ I replied. He responded … [Read more…]
Let me share with you some gleanings from the notes I jotted down at Annual Conference: In the memorial service, the Rev. Tim McClendon spoke of those we remembered as “balcony people.” Joyce Landorf’s term denotes those who raise us up. Who are your balcony people? To whom are you a balcony person? The Rev. … [Read more…]
We had a great day at the Bishop’s Road Show gathering at Philadelphia UMC in Fort Mill on Saturday, October 18th. Bishop Holston and other leaders challenged the lay leaders and lay servants from the Rock Hill District around what it means to be a healthy team on the local, district, and conference level. There … [Read more…]
When the University of South Carolina and Texas A & M football teams play, the winner is awarded the Governor’s Cup – Bonham Trophy. James Bonham went as a young graduate of USC to Texas and was a hero at The Alamo. Do you know the story? In 1836 Texas was part of Mexico and … [Read more…]
Bishop’s Laity Road Show Saturday, October 18, 2014 Philadelphia UMC, 1691 Hwy 160 West, Fort Mill, SC 9am – 2pm All lay leaders and lay servants in the Rock Hill District are invited to be part of this awesome opportunity! Registration deadline: October 6th Register here!
Gathering & Training for Local Church Administrative Assistants We will spend time together as we prepare to complete and submit charge conference forms and to be in min-istry during the 2014-15 conference years. There will be opportunity to ask questions, fellowship with one another, and learn some important information related to our connectional church. Wednesday, … [Read more…]
Check out the latest news from our district here. From the DS: I am grateful for the faithful service of the pastors in our district. Called to the work of ministry, which always demands sacrifice, these men and women serve in a time of transition and landscape of a mission field. This adaptation of a … [Read more…]