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The Volunteer Ministries’ team has compiled a list of excellent service opportunities at Second and in our community during the upcoming holiday season. Whether you participate in Second’s beloved Hanging of the Green service or ring the bell one afternoon for the Salvation...

Second Presbyterian Church and Berclair Elementary were recently featured on Fox 13 News in a segment encouraging faith-based organizations to “adopt” schools in Memphis. Mearl Purvis interviewed Kim Blankenship, Director of Volunteer Ministries at Second, and Miska Bibbs...

Sandy Willson will give a report on the recent Lausanne III Congress on Sunday, November 14 at 4:00pm in C310. All are invited to hear Sandy’s reflections on the Lausanne Congress which included 4000 representatives from 198 nations who gathered to discuss the opportunities and...

Second member Rob Liddon received a special honor alongside Memphis Mayor A C Wharton on Wednesday, presented by the Chickasaw Council, Boy Scouts of America. Both men received the Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award, an award presented to individuals who help provide and support...

This weekend, our senior pastor, Sandy Willson will be one of 4,000 leaders from over 200 countries who will arrive in Cape Town, South Africa, for the third Lausanne International Congress. We interviewed Sandy on what Cape Town 2010 will mean for the future of the church and...

CityServe weekend gave us an opportunity to be exposed to and learn about neighbors and neighborhoods in Memphis. Sandy’s concluding message on Sunday evening included a charge to each of us to prayerfully consider what it might mean to be a good neighbor to the many under-served people...

Pray For The Lausanne Congress In South Africa

Posted by Sandy Willson, Sandy Willson on Oct 08, 2010

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...

Ministry Partner Youth Visions Produces "Doing It Together" Video

Posted by Robb Roaten, Robb Roaten on Sep 27, 2010

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...

Sally Pace, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications at FTN Financial, shares how she and her husband, Ashley, Senior Vice President at Regions Insurance Group, are able to grow their yearly giving by designating a portion of their United Way pledge to support the Second...

One by One: Women Answer the Call to Minister to Young Mothers in the Inner City

Posted by Jacqueline Jones, Jacqueline Jones on Sep 10, 2010

by Jacqueline Jones The vision of One by One Ministries began in San Antonio, Texas when Dr. Harold Hime and Camille Simmons, current Executive Director of One by One, partnered with a major church association in Texas to strategically minister to families in their city. Dr. Hime and Camille...

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