An Overdue Thanksgiving Note

Pastor Mark’s eNote – An Overdue Thanksgiving Note

       I’ve been meaning to say thanks for a while now, but, you know how it is, you get busy and Netflix releases a couple of new series, and fall church meetings kick in and a financial campaign, and Georgia Tech and the Falcons keep losing games they shouldn’t, and the dog needs…

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Weekly Top Ten – Nov 15

This Week’s Top Ten! 1. This Sunday in Worship This Sunday, November 19 in Worship Services: Word & Table Service @ 8am  |  Modern Service @ 9:15am  |  Traditional Service @ 11:00am Sometimes the best words are the simplest: “Thank you.”  Those two words can hold a moment or a lifetime.  This Sunday we’re going…

eNote Now, Southerland Springs

Pastor Mark’s eNote – Now, Sutherland Springs

       Like a fog that will not lift, sorrow weighs upon us. Soaking slowly but surely as a storm, it damps the soul and smothers the spirit’s fire.      The fog hangs heavy, though somewhere, surely, the sun still shines.      A slow combustion, sorrow’s fire spreads through our soul. Cries…

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Weekly Top Ten – Nov 8

This Week’s Top Ten! 1. This Sunday in Worship This Sunday, November 12 in Worship Services: Word & Table Service @ 8am  |  Modern Service @ 9:15am  |  Traditional Service @ 11:00am “O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever.  Let the redeemed say so, those he…

A Place in the Parade

Pastor Mark’s eNote – A Place in the Parade

       I was in a parade once. It was 15 years ago, Veterans’ Day, 2002. Children lined the street leading from the Ellijay Elementary School to the town square. They had been released from class for the afternoon and were in a festive mood. Others from the community joined them, waving American flags…

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Weekly Top Ten – October 25

This Week’s Top Ten! 1. This Sunday in Worship This Sunday, October 29 in Worship Services: Word & Table Service @ 8am  |  Modern Service @ 9:15am  |  Traditional Service @ 11:00am What does it mean to be “All In?” Join us on Sunday in worship as Rev. Mark Westmoreland explores this topic in his message…

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Weekly Top Ten – October 18

This Week’s Top Ten! 1. This Sunday in Worship This Sunday, October 22 in Worship Services: Word & Table Service @ 8am  |  Modern Service @ 9:15am  |  Traditional Service @ 11:00am There is a beautiful rhythm to this life we share in Jesus Christ.   This Sunday, as we mark one year in our new…

eNote - God’s Hands, God’s House

Pastor Mark’s eNote – God’s Hands, God’s House

       Mail is coming!  For you!  Soon.  From the church you’ll soon be receiving a small packet.  In it you’ll find a description of our 2018 “Take Care” Stewardship Campaign.  There is nothing unusual in that; it happens about this time every year, as we prayerfully consider once again the place God’s work…

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Weekly Top Ten – October 11

This Week’s Top Ten! 1. Join the Fun! Host a TRUNK! Fall Festival Sunday, October 22 at 5:30pm Join us for a Fall family fun day! We will gather for a FREE meal of hotdogs, chips, and fruit in the Worship Center starting at 5:30pm. While dining with your church family, get ready to be…