Articles Posted in the " Ministry News " Category

  • Charge Conference & Administrative Council Report from 4-26-15

    The Administrative Council met on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall with 17 council members, four staff members and six other church members present. The meeting began with a brief charge conference led by Lyle Holland regarding the following committee member additions: Trustees – Sharon Tidmore and Jim Standifer; Staff […]


  • Staff – Parish Relations Committee Notes

    Kevin Thomas has been appointed to Forest Lake UMC as the incoming senior pastor. He is currently serving the Ranburne Charge, which consists of Pleasant Grove, Ranburne, and Wise Chapel. He and his wife Melissa are parents to Michael (age 25), Katherine (age 19), and Olivia (age 8). Kevin is completing his fifth year at […]


  • Writer’s Cramp Visiting Author

    “Book of the Year for Historical Fiction” winner T. K. Thorne will be the guest at Writers’ Cramp writing group on Monday, April 27 from 3 – 5 pm in the Koinonia Classroom. This session is open to the public. Her novel Noah’s Wife: 5500 BCE won the National Historical Fiction “Book of the Year” […]


  • United Methodist Women Sunday 2015

    UMW Sunday is this Sunday, April 12. Rev. Melody Traylor will bring the message in both services and UMW members will serve as ushers and greeters. Keep those bags coming! The Night Circle is still working on their project of making waterproof mats for the homeless using plastic grocery store bags. Thank you to those […]


  • Tuesday Morning Bible Study

    With top scholarship, deep personal faith and a passion for the Bible, Adam Hamilton addresses some of the topics that have troubled people of faith over the centuries in his new study, “Making Sense of the Bible”. He opens the book with a sweeping overview of the history and timeless power of the Bible, then […]