Don't Miss Sunday School Shout Out! on August 28

Bring your family and come celebrate the new Sunday School year kick-off with us at the Poplar Football Field on Sunday, August 28.* Meet your children’s Sunday School Teachers Learn about new, upcoming Children’s Ministry events and how you can participate. Have fun: tug... More »

Patrotic Pops with Kallen Esperian

By Christy Paganoni, Christy Paganoni

The annual Patriotic Pops concert will feature world-renowned soprano Kallen Esperian with the Second Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir and Orchestra on Wednesday, June 29 at 6:30pm.The program will include americana favorites and classic spirituals such as Deep... More »

VBS 2011 Recap

By Sandy Hazelwood

Over 750 kids flocked to the 2PC campus during the week of June 6th for Vacation Bible School. Sandy Willson even made an appearance during the morning assembly and did his pastoral best to learn the famed “Pineapple dance.” We have heard stories about a Teen Helper who... More »

Jesus: The Chief of Generous Givers

Written by Ashley McHugh In our study of generosity this month we focus on Jesus, the chief of generous givers. In his book Generosity: Moving Toward Life That Is Truly Life, Gordon MacDonald states that Paul summarized 2 Corinthians 8:8-9 as, “He who was rich chose to become poor so that... More »

The Gospel Coalition National Conference Wraps Up

The Gospel Coalition National Conference wraps up today in Chicago. This is a conference that occurs every two years for pastors and church leaders to gather and engage on issues affecting the modern church. Sandy Willson, our senior pastor, is a member of the Gospel Coalition council. The... More »

Pray For The Lausanne Congress In South Africa

By Sandy Willson, Sandy Willson

Next week, October 17-24, in Cape Town, South Africa, 4,000 leaders from over 200 countries will come together for the third meeting of the Lausanne International Congress. Our senior pastor, Sandy Willson, has been invited as a representative to participate in ten days of invested discussion... More »

Ministry Partner Youth Visions Produces "Doing It Together" Video

By Robb Roaten, Robb Roaten

Mission Memphis ministry partner, Youth Visions, has produced a music video in cooperation with the senior high youth of Second Presbyterian for CityServe 2010. The song is titled Doing it Together, and speaks to the unique challenges and opportunities for racial reconciliation... More »

Vision Banquet Recap

By Sandy Willson, Sandy Willson

Each year, Second takes a look back and a look forward at the annual Vision Banquet. This year Sandy Willson unpacks the phrase in our mission statement, "to make them His disciples," and explores the importance of growing toward maturity in Christ, while leading others to do the same. More »

Book Review, Part II: Raising Girls

By Kim Heathcott, Kim Heathcott

All You Need to Know About…Raising Girls by Melissa Trevathan and Sissy Goff Book review by Kim Heathcott The authors of this book give insightful details into the hearts and minds of girls, at the same time educating and enlightening those who are raising these girls about who these... More »

Book Review, Part I: Wild Things, the Art of Nurturing Boys

By Kim Heathcott, Kim Heathcott

Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys – by Stephen James and David Thomas Book review by Kim Heathcott The authors of Wild Things give incredible insights into the hearts and minds of boys, as well as practical helps to those who are caregivers to boys.  As Stephen and David... More »