Posts from 2016

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Mission Trip to Sumter, SC, April 10 – 16

by Heather Bruner

Sona Lyttle will take her fourth mission trip this spring with Volunteers in Mission. Below are some of the details. For an application, please be in touch with Sona via email slyttl@tcl.edu, her work number 843-525-8248 or her cell 843-321-1188. Volunteers in Mission will travel to Sumter, South Carolina during the week of April 10 […]

Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

by Steve Keeler

Dear Friends in Christ, When elders elect are installed and ordained to office one of the questions they are asked is the following, “Will you be a faithful ruling elder and will you share in government and discipline, serving councils of the church, and in your ministry will you try to show the love and […]

Motive Matters

by Jack Miller

Jesus begins his sermon on the mount with a series of beatitudes. He tells his disciples that, among other things, they are blessed when they are poor in spirit, when they are meek, and when they are merciful. “You are blessed,” says Jesus, “when you hunger and thirst for righteousness and justice, for you will […]

The Influence of Iona

by Steve Keeler

One of the characteristics of Beaufort that has always impressed me is how “cosmopolitan” our community is compared to so many communities similar in size. In addition to Beaufort and the surrounding area, we enjoy a number of parishioners and friends of the church who have lived, worked, and traveled all over the world. World […]

A Heart to Do God’s Work

by Stewardship Committee

All the officials and all the people brought their contributions gladly, dropping them into the chest until it was full. -2 Corinthians 24:10 Joash reigned for 40 years over Judah. One of the central accomplishments of Joash’s rule was the reconstruction of the temple in Jerusalem. Joash had a heart to see God’s house rebuilt […]

Lemon Blueberry Poundcake Recipe

by Jack Miller

Almost every Wednesday during the Fall, Winter, and Spring, our church hosts an evening program called “Kirk Night.” It is our tradition to share a meal together, spend time in worship as a family of faith, and then learn together through choir rehearsals and small groups studies. Our amazing Kirk Night kitchen crew has been […]

Stories from the Steeres in Kenya, February 1, 2016

by Mission Committee

In this digest you’ll find a handy summary of the reports and pictures we published at steeres.com from the last 30 days. Prayer Log Thank you for praying for us, and/or just being concerned with what is important to us. Here’s a snapshot of a few things we’re grateful for in the previous month, and […]

Communion in the Digital Age

by Jack Miller

According to a recent Pew Research Study, 92% of teenagers reported going online at least daily, and 88% of teenagers have or have access to a smart phone or cell phone. Teenagers are spending most of their online time being social. American teens are connecting with one another, and in a variety of ways. Fully […]

The Joy of Christian Service

by Steve Keeler

Having returned to my study after running errands, I noticed immediately an article that a visitor had placed on my chair. It was an article from the Post & Courier, the daily newspaper out of Charleston, about a good friend, the Rev. Dr. Danny Massie, who recently retired as Senior Pastor of the First (Scots) […]