Posts from July 2018

Posts from July 2018

Small Groups . . . It’s a Secret

It may surprise you to know that we have ALWAYS had small groups at Palmetto from the very first summer when we were organizing . . . but . . . we have tried to keep it a secret. Well, there was that one summer when we had SEVEN small groups going at one time! (I guess someone let the cat out the bag.) In the past year there has been a Monday night group going strong, but…

Celebrations

Sometimes, when we talk about the church as being “family” we don’t realize the significance of that phrase “church family.” To me, it means as we journey together we experience life in its totality, with its celebratory moments, times of trials and sorrows—and times, as our church calendar describes it, when we have “ordinary time.” I have a friend who when she talks…

Recruited…Or…Led by the Spirit

Some folks are really good at sales . . . I am not. Therein lays the problem! Evangelism and growing a church is some part good salesmanship and some part Spirit led. Don’t ask me the percentage, I have no idea. Evangelism is about making disciples and bringing new folks into the community of faith. But the salesmanship does not end there. Church leaders have to…