Confirmation Class of 2021
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Confirmation Class of 2021

This Sunday, the members of our Confirmation Class of 2021 who are ready to join the Church will be making their professions of faith. They’ve had an interesting journey, with weekly class meetings with Robby, Derek, and myself. They’ve enjoyed a confirmation retreat to Jekyll. They’ve even made a field trip to see the marker that celebrates Bishop Arthur J. Moore,...

He is Risen!
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He is Risen!

This Sunday, we’ll be celebrating the central event in the life of the Christian Church – the resurrection of our Lord and Savior! This is the High Day in the Church, and for that reason, it is usually our highest attended service.    With us not really having any idea how many we can expect, but knowing that...

Welcome Home
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Welcome Home

It’s been over a year since we shut down as COVID concerns changed our world. We still aren’t over the pandemic, but things do seem to be changing in our area. Positive tests and hospitalizations are down significantly, from where they were a couple of months ago. Many of our members have gotten their vaccinations. And we have more...

What a Confirmation Retreat!
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What a Confirmation Retreat!

I attended my first Confirmation Retreat this past weekend. It wasn’t the Conference’s retreat that they’ve offered since the early 2000s. It was a joint one that we did with Perry UMC. But it had all of the bells and whistles of the Conference one, from video messages from the Bishop, to the director of the museum at Epworth telling...

Confirmation Retreat 2021
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Confirmation Retreat 2021

Our Confirmation Class of 2021 is headed to the Jekyll Island 4H Center to meet up with the Confirmation Class from Perry United Methodist Church for a joint Confirmation Retreat. The kids will experience faith growing, friendship making fun (with direct beach access). They will worship, learn how to be the hands and feet of...

Jesus and the Children
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Jesus and the Children

This Sunday, I’ll be continuing the sermon series on “The Stories in the Windows,” looking at Jesus and the Children. One of the things I am so proud of is the ministry that Tifton First has had with children. From the Preschool, to Sunday School, to Children’s programming – we’ve got a lot going on, even amidst...