Kendra’s Corner

Kendra’s Corner

Hello Church! I began my full-time position as your Minister of Pastoral Care the first of June and am keeping busy and loving the work. This was also the day that Ryland Brown, our new Pastoral Care Assistant, began his work with our church. I must say Ryland is...
Introducing Ryland…

Introducing Ryland…

I am so pleased to introduce our new Pastoral Care Assistant, Ryland Brown. For those of you who already know Ryland, you know what a calming and comforting presence he can be. For those of you who have yet to meet him, I have no doubt you will quickly learn what a...
Stephen Ministry Commissioning This Sunday

Stephen Ministry Commissioning This Sunday

Four members of our congregation (Christa Brackin, Eric Coleman, Carroll Luck, Steve McMeekin) will complete 50 hours of Stephen Ministry training this week and will be commissioned during our worship service on Sunday. A new member (Banks Clark) has served as a...
Invitations from FBG’s Stephen Ministry

Invitations from FBG’s Stephen Ministry

Continuing education, held twice monthly, is one of the facets of Stephen Ministry that ensures our care-givers are trained to provide optimal care for their care receivers. Occasionally, guest speakers present programs that have interest to the congregation at large....
Tough Conversations

Tough Conversations

Kendra’s Corner Hospice can be a very scary word to hear. People sometimes associate hospice with immediate death or “giving up” on a family member. My work as a hospice chaplain has given me a bit of a different perspective on this. Hospice can be a very...
All Saints Sunday

All Saints Sunday

“ON ALL SAINTS DAY, IT IS NOT JUST THE SAINTS OF THE CHURCH THAT WE SHOULD REMEMBER IN OUR PRAYERS, BUT ALL THE FOOLISH ONES AND WISE ONES, THE BROKEN ONES AND WHOLE ONES…BY WHOM WE WERE HELPED TO WHATEVER LITTLE WE MAY HAVE, OR EVER HOPE TO HAVE, OF SOME KIND OF...