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Vision Banquet Recap

Posted by Sandy Willson, Sandy Willson on Sep 01, 2010

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.

Book Review, Part II: Raising Girls

Posted by Kim Heathcott, Kim Heathcott on Aug 27, 2010

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...

Two weeks ago, we explained MissionUSA’s decision to take on a new organizational structure and have featured two of its three key initiatives, Su Casa Family Ministries and Berclair Elementary. Today, we’re focusing on the final key initiative, Downtown Presbyterian Church. In...

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...

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