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"What Do We Believe About Innocent Suffering?" Series for January

A friend of mine recently loaned me Tom G.

Cyberattack on Callcentric Knocks Out Ability to Make Autocalls for this Weekend

You may have wondered why you didn't receive an automated call to remind you of the the church work day yesterday and today's rice offering. This is what happened: the system we use to make calls utilizes a telephone call feature much like Skype, which uses the internet to make phone calls. The system we use is Callcentric because it has the ability to work with our auto call software.

Presbyterian Student Ministry at Sewanee

The Presbyterian Campus Ministry continues this fall.  Students meet at the home of Jane and Sherwood Ebey every Sunday at 5pm for worship, with a meal following.  This ministry, which was begun by

Montgomery Cemetery Memorial and Candlelight

Do yourself a favor.  If you have never been to the Montgomery Cemetery for the annual Candlelight Memorial, give yourself a treat. 

5th Sunday Singing at Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church 7pm Sept. 30

The Goshen church is one of the oldest churches in Franklin County, and part of the history of the Fellowship Church.  We are glad that the folks at Goshen have been active participants in the life of the Cowan Ministerial Association, and are happy to announce that they will be hosting this month's 5th Sunday Singing.  These singings are a regular activity of the Cowan Ministerial Association. 

Debbie Skotte Begins New Class for Young Children

A new feature to our Sunday morning teaching ministry is Debbie Skotte's class for young children, grades K through 2.  She is using the "Snip and Tell" curriculum from Group Publishing.  The class meets Sunday mornings at 10.

Joseph Kinard Teaching "What is Faith?"

We are delighted to have Joseph Kinard on board to teach our adult Sunday School class this fall.  You are invited to join this class that will be using the "Present Word" curriculm as the basis for the sessions, focusing on various faith issues of the early church leaders as depicted in the biblical books of Act

Thursday Night "That You May Believe" Study Packed

The room was packed with close to 30 people around the table for the kick off to this year's Thursday Night Bible Study taught by Dr.

"Steppin' Over the 'Many Such Things'"

This is an audio podcast of the Sunday morning sermon, rerecorded, preached by Andy Gay September 2, 2012

New Songbook in the Pews

We are using a new songbook to go along with our hymnals.  Actually, we have been singin

New Good Samaritan Offering Dates

Starting in September, we will begin taking our Good Samaritan rice offering on the second Sunday of the month, and the soup offering on the third Sunday of each month.

As usual, people on the church's call list will receive call reminders of the offerings.


$1,873 Given to Haven of Hope and Blue Monarch August 12!!

It is with great joy that we report that we have given $1,873 to two of our area ministries that specialize in serving women and their families who have been the victims of abuse.  The Haven of Hope is a shelter to hous

Good Samaritan Offerings for Summer 2012

Our congregation makes monthly offerings for the Good Samaritan Center of Franklin County.  On the first Sunday of each month we collect rice to go into the food bank.  On the 2nd Sundays we collect soup.  Here is our report for the summer:

June Soup:

Beersheba Springs Craft Fair Outing August 26

Our August church outing is the very popular Beersheba Springs Crafts Fair that is held at the beautiul Beersheba Springs United Methodist Assembly.  If you have not had a chanch to see this old - and renovated - hotel and grounds that now serve a a center for conferences, camps, and other activities, then you are in for a treat.  The fair itself has for a long time been one of the most popular events for artists and crafts people from around the area, drawing large crowds.

Dinners for 8's Groups Forming for Fall

We started this a year ago, and folks who have been a part of it can tell you what fun it is.  Anybody can be a part, although once the sign-ups are in, groups will be set for the fall until new groups are formed for the winter.


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