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

Posted by Kim Heathcott, Kim Heathcott on Aug 16, 2010

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...

If you are currently leading or are interested in leading Small Groups at Second, group leader training will take place on Saturday, August 21 from 8:30 to 11:30 am. The training session will focus on small group dynamics and use of the Christian Basics curriculum for the 2010-11 program year...

Last week, we explained MissionUSA’s decision to take on a new organizational structure — formally changing its name to Mission Memphis, in an effort to clearly distinguish between its local and national ministry efforts. We updated you on one of MM’s key initiatives, Su Casa...

This month’s congregational prayer meeting will be Wednesday, August 11, in the Fellowship Hall (dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by prayer at 6:30). Nursery is available for children ages four and under. Childcare for older children (up to sixth grade) is available in the Gym beginning at...

For the last eight years the committee, responsible for the oversight of all local and national outreach efforts of Second, has been identified as the “MissionUSA Committee.” After discussions with the church staff and with the Session Steering Committee, a decision has been made to...

An article published last month in The Commercial Appeal announced the decision of local school district officials to replace 779 part-time teacher assistants currently employed in Memphis City Schools (MCS) with “345 full-time classroom assistants.”  One hundred and twenty of...

Join the Summer Family Choir

Posted by Robb Roaten, Robb Roaten on Jul 26, 2010

The Music Department invites all to join a special family choir that is open to all ages and all who love to sing for four Sundays through August 15. The Summer Family Choir will sing the introit for the Sunday morning late service (11am) and will then join the rest of the congregation during...

Beginning this fall, Second is partnering with Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) to launch RTS Memphis.  RTS Memphis is an exciting new extension campus that will offer courses to those interested in pursuing a seminary degree or simply developing their theological foundation. Second...

In the mountainous region of Armenia’s Ararat Valley, a nomadic people-group related to the Kurds live in settlements far removed from the conveniences of modern life and with little knowledge of the outside world. Primarily farmers, the Kurds-Ezids enter the cities during the winter months...

The Foundation held its twelfth annual dinner on April 23 with the theme of The Excellence of Generosity, where members of the congregation enjoyed a time of fellowship and heard inspirational messages not only from the featured speaker, Gordon MacDonald, but also from their fellow members.

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