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Hurricane Irma UPDATE

by Jack Miller

September 6, 2017 Sisters and Brothers in Christ. As Hurricane Irma moves closer to Florida, it is projected that the storm will move north through Florida and make an approach to the coast and low country of South Carolina. We are well within the target area. Please pay attention to all weather related announcements, heed […]

Hurricane Irma – Initial Advisory

by Jack Miller

September 5, 2017 Sisters and Brothers in Christ, The office staff is closely monitoring the potential path of Hurricane Irma via the National Weather Service and heeding the public announcement made within the hour that the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Department will elevate to Operation Condition 4 tomorrow morning at 8:00 am. According to the SC […]

A Christian Response to Bigotry and Prejudice

by Steve Keeler

August 22, 2017 Greetings in the Lord. Shortly after the 8:30 am worship service on Sunday, August 20, a parishioner shared with me a post from Facebook. The post included a photograph showing that the rear wall of the Community Bowling Center, owned and operated by the Love House Ministries, a pre-dominantly African-American congregation, had […]

6th Sunday of Easter

by Steve Keeler

6th Sunday of Easter May 21, 2017 Friends and Neighbors, This coming Sunday marks a very special day in the life of our community of faith. As we gather for worship at 8:30 and 10:30 am, we will participate and share, as we always do, in the morning liturgy (which means “work” of the people). […]

Happy Eastertide!

by Jack Miller

It’s still ok to say, “Happy Easter.” Granted, if you said it outside of the church, you might get some strange looks. People might even try to correct you, perhaps saying, “Easter was last Sunday.” You may even find you get some strange looks from people inside the church. Yet, I stand by my earlier […]

Prayers in a Time of International Crisis

by Steve Keeler

Prayers in a Time of International Crisis April 10, 2017 From Pastor Steve,   ”O Lord, give justice to the weak and the orphan; maintain the right of the lowly and the destitute. Rescue the weak and the needy: deliver them from the hand of the wicked. Rise up, O God, judge the earth; for […]

Ash Wednesday

by Jack Miller

Next Wednesday, Ash Wednesday, begins the season of Lent. As we prepare to enter that season together, we share with you a reflection about Lent and Ash Wednesday from the Companion to the Book of Common Worship.

Celebrating our Differences

by Jack Miller

Sometimes we can look around at the people sitting at the table with us, or joining us in the pews, and we can begin to think that in many significant ways, we are a lot alike. I believe that as God’s adopted children we share a very powerful bond. There is certainly more that connects […]

The Greatest

by Jack Miller

Have you ever wondered what it must be like to have the distinction of being the greatest at something? Muhammed Ali claimed to be the greatest, period. Roger Federer and Serena Williams have been declared the greatest tennis players of all time. Many people consider William Shakespeare to be the greatest writer, Mozart to be […]

Generosity of Spirit

by Jack Miller

According to the constitution of the PC(USA), “Giving has always been a mark of Christian commitment and discipleship. The ways in which a believer uses God’s gifts of material goods, personal abilities, and time should reflect a faithful response to God’s self-giving in Jesus Christ and Christ’s call to minister to and share with others […]