Church Updates

It was my pleasure to represent BRUMC at the North Georgia Annual Conference in Athens. The Annual Conference is a gathering of representatives from Methodist churches in North Georgia. The delegates come together to praise God, hear sermons and devotionals, and listen to reports from the many committees and groups …

Another Call to Excellence

Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put into practice. -Philippians 4:9 Here is another call to excellence. Paul had just said (v 8), “…Whatever is noble…right…pure…lovely…admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” This was not a call to mediocrity. This was …

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. -Hebrews 10:24-25 One of the wonderful things I love …

Capital Campaign 2nd Anniversary

On Sunday, May 31,2015, we will celebrate the second anniversary of our congregation’s Capital Campaign, “Laying the Foundation for the Future.” We will have a combined 10:30 Worship service, then adjourn to the new property for a time of prayer followed by a picnic of hot dogs and hamburgers and …

Easter Joy

Luke Chapter 24 1-12 NIV 1 Now upon the first [day] of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain [others] with them. 2 And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre. 3 And they …

It’s March, y’all. March! Can you believe it? It almost even smelled like summer this weekend. Nothing shakes off the cold of winter like a high of 70 degrees. Enough about the weather though – here we Grow! About Grow Grow brings the flavor of summer camp to local churches and their …

The Spark Plug of Triumphant Faith

Prayer is not begging God to do something He doesn’t want to do. It is not overcoming reluctance in God. It is, rather, enforcing Christ’s victory over Satan. It is implementing upon earth heaven’s decisions concerning human affairs. Calvary legally destroyed Satan and canceled all of his claims. God placed …

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it. -Hebrews 13:2   The Staff Parrish Relations Committee and Pastor Doug have made a covenant (or a set of goals) for Blue Ridge United Methodist to achieve this year. These goals were …

Chicken ‘N Dumplin Dinner

Don’t forget to come to our annual Chicken ‘N Dumplin Dinner hosted by the United Methodist Women of BRUMC. The event will take place in the Fellowship Hall from 11AM until 7 PM. We will be serving Chicken ‘N Dumplins, Salad, Dessert, and Beverages. $8 per plate or two plates …

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