Author Archives: Rev. Daniel Kirkpatrick

Focus: Be an Andrew!

In my 33 years as a minister of the Gospel I’ve discovered there is no higher privilege and no higher joy than helping someone find out about Jesus Christ.     We’re told in John 1:41, “And he (Andrew) brought Simon Peter to Jesus.”  We don’t hear much more about Andrew except that he was always […]

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Focus:   Thankful Hearts

    As we enter November, truly a month of giving thanks, I am  grateful to God  that in the DNA of our nation, our founders, those immortal Pilgrims,  set the precedent for us  on the 4th Thursday of November for our unique national holiday called Thanksgiving, a religious national holiday in which we pause […]

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Focus – August 2017

Focus: Beating the Heat Summer is racing by and the dog days of August are upon us, as we say in the South. We’re grateful for the wonderful rains of last week and the amazing relief in our hot weather. Our Homemade Ice Cream Social was also a welcome relief. We want to express our […]

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Focus: February 2017

We’re excited about the upcoming Youth Sunday on February 5 in which our seniorand junior high youth will lead both of our worship services, Early Word at 8:45 a.m. and our Divine Worship service at 10:50 a.m. February 5 also marks the last day for Joe and Shannon Archer serving as volunteer Youth Counselors for […]

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Focus – January 2017

We’re not sure where 2016 has gone, but it flew by in a hurry! I want to wish each of you a safe, prosperous, and Happy New Year! Our church was at its best in December for the Advent and Christmas seasons. Our fine worship services, Children’s Christmas program, the Choir’s Christmas Cantata, the UM […]

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