This is the text of the charge Dr. Bush gave at the conclusion of worship today (and an audio file for listening and downloading is here): “There are several things I want to say to you on my last Sunday with you. “The first is a word of gratitude. The Apostle Paul puts it very … [Read more…]
Today’s Empty Bowls Project luncheon is the result of a lot of hard work by people who want to make a difference by fighting hunger in this community. In these pictures you can see a cross-section of this community. The mayor is here, and the president of the Chamber of Commerce, and the president of … [Read more…]
An offering to the mission of God in the world and a contribution to downtown Athens.
This video shows a walk through the back part of the former tire and appliance store we are renovating to serve the community on Washington Street. You can begin to see it coming together! The video begins at the back of the large multi-purpose space, with the kitchen/snack area to your left. We then simply … [Read more…]
The building across Washington Street has been known informally as “the Clem building” and the “Cross the Street” building for many years. Now as it takes shape as fully renovated ministry space, it has a name. The Building Commission of the Session worked hard on the name. They wanted something right for a church building … [Read more…]
Here is a gallery of pictures taken today, September 12, 2016, of activity renovating the building across the street. Onward and upward!
In the ongoing project of renewing the historic stained glass in the sanctuary, the window panel most at risk is being removed today. Unlike the windows repaired and returned already, this one is being taken apart by painstakingly removing one piece of glass at a time. The risk of the window crumbling and shattering was … [Read more…]
The “Peacock Window” is back today, cleaned and re-leaded. (The shadow figure is one of the workers, painting the sash outside.)