Pastor Notes

Good Samaritans 5th Sunday Brunch Open Table Contact Person: Carlie Hammond, CEO Good Samaritans of Fannin County, Inc. POB 1865 Blue Ridge Georgia 30513 706-455-3818 carliehammond@bellsouth.net ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Good Samaritans’ 5th Sunday Brunch October 30th You are invited, all are welcome! Bring family and friends to enjoy food and fellowship at …

The narrator in the Biblical book of Ecclesiastes was called Koheleth or the preacher.  I rather imagine him to be a fellow who has circled the sun quite a few times.  He is a person whose learning hasn’t come from text books or by studying only what others have said.  …

Every Christian needs to be involved in regular Bible Study, not only privately, but also as part of a group. This is not optional. It is necessary for living the Christian life. Why? Because the scriptures lead us into the heart of God. Scriptures reveal the Truth of the Gospel …

One thousand and fifty days and nights over the past five years, Diane and I have spent apart. During the time I’ve been serving as Pastor in Blue Ridge, Diane has continued to teach at Starr’s Mill High School in Fayette County. Now, however, in just a few weeks, our …

From the Pastor’s Desk… May is Christian Home Month on the United Methodist calendar. I’m glad it’s there. It reminds me to emphasize the importance of the Christian Home. It also prompts me to ask, “Just what is a ‘Christian Home’?” Much like the word “Christian,” the “Christian Home” may …

I’ve been looking back at some statistics for 2014. Statistics never tell the whole story, but they are helpful in a number of ways. For one thing, they can alert us to trends that are happening over time which we might not notice as we live in the midst of …