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Forgiven Sin

“‘Truly I tell you, people will be forgiven for their sins and whatever blasphemies they utter; but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit can never have forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin’— for they had said, ‘He has an unclean spirit.’” (Mark 3:28-30)  It would be perfectly understandable if in coming to this passage, one [...]

By |2018-06-08T14:42:12+00:00June 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments


“One sabbath he was going through the cornfields; and as they made their way his disciples began to pluck heads of grain. The Pharisees said to him, ‘Look, why are they doing what is not lawful on the sabbath?’ And he said to them, ‘Have you never read what David did when he and his companions [...]

By |2018-05-31T16:09:14+00:00May 31st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Call

“The pivots on the thresholds shook at the voices of those who called, and the house filled with smoke. And I said: ‘Woe is me! I am lost, for I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips; yet my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts!’  Then one of [...]

By |2018-05-23T14:30:11+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments


“While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word. The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles, for they heard them speaking in tongues and extolling God. Then Peter said, ‘Can anyone withhold the water [...]

By |2018-05-04T16:10:37+00:00May 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Tom and Betty Cloyd Scholarship Recipients Named

Kaitlynn Vaughn Margaret Ward The Reverend Dr. Philip Jamieson, President of The United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences, announces that the recipients of the Tom and Betty Cloyd Scholarship are Kaitlynn E. Vaughn and Margaret A. Ward.  Kaitlynn is a member of Hillcrest United Methodist Church and is [...]

By |2018-04-30T14:09:28+00:00April 30th, 2018|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

First Quarter 2018 Market Perspectives from Colony Group

Q1 Market Perspectives As part of our commitment to providing our clients and business partners with exceptional service, a link to The Colony Group’s quarterly Market Perspectives is provided below. This quarter, our commentary focuses on:   Factors that led to the financial markets faltering in the first quarter of 2018   Volatility Strikes Back – we explain [...]

By |2018-04-27T14:07:28+00:00April 27th, 2018|United Methodist General News|0 Comments