Posts from November 2018

Posts from November 2018

Giving and Getting

Thanksgiving at Palmetto  is not complete unless we are taking turkeys and all the fixings to make  a thanksgiving dinner to our friends at the three small African American Methodist churches in Huger, SC. This friendship has been on-going for at least 8 years, and each year it seems like our congregation outdoes what we did the year before! A special thanks to Holly…

Thank You for Your Service

“Thank You for Your Service” was the theme of our November SECOND SUNDAY service yesterday.  It was a joy to recognize those in our congregation who have served our church, our community and the nation. It is also a good lesson in reminding us that individuals of ALL ages have gifts and talents and can SERVE! This coming Sunday is Stewardship Dedication Sunday and as…

Why I Give… inspired by PEOPLE Magazine

I confess that we get People magazine, and every week on the transitions page where they list births, weddings and deaths, there is a section where someone famous tells why they give to some worthwhile cause. I have yet to see a church listed, but that isn’t the point. It got me thinking about why I give to the church. As I said in a sermon last week, I don’t want anyone…