Holy Land Pilgrimage – Israel and Jordan – Feb 21–Mar 7, 2016
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Holy Land Pilgrimage – Israel and Jordan – Feb 21–Mar 7, 2016

Can you imagine anything more exciting than actually walking where Jesus walked, seeing some of the things He saw and really feeling “His presence there”? One highlight of our trip will be to drink from the wealth of Biblical knowledge of Smoke Rise’s own Dr. Alan Culpepper. Dr. Culpepper is the retired Dean of the McAfee School of Theology … Continue reading

Financial Corner 6/30/15
Financial/Generosity / News

Financial Corner 6/30/15

Below is the financial report for Smoke Rise as of June 30, 2015:  YTD = 4/1 thru 5/31 Given, YTD Expenses, YTD Giving Over Expenses, YTD (+/–) Fiscal 2015 (4/1/15 – 3/31/16) $461,470.43 $524,098.52 ($62,628.09) Fiscal 2014 (4/1/14 – 3/31/15) $498,578.02 $505,543.79 ($6,965.77) Questions? Feel free to call our Administrator David MacFarlane at 678.533.0567. Continue reading

Strategic Vision Committee Update: by Richard Swindle
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Strategic Vision Committee Update: by Richard Swindle

The Strategic Vision Committee is charged to design and implement a process which will examine virtually every activity and function of the church, and subsequently make recommendations to the congregation regarding where the church’s time and energy should best be invested for the future. This process is essentially a long-term planning effort, looking ahead three … Continue reading

Hats off to Paula Reeves! (After 27 years, Paula is retiring.)
Children / Nursery / Weekday School

Hats off to Paula Reeves! (After 27 years, Paula is retiring.)

By Marsha Winston and Susie Middlebrooks Hats off to Paula Reeves! She joined the Smoke Rise Baptist Weekday School staff in 1981 as a teacher of our 3 year olds. After being home with her children, she returned to teach Older 2’s and Kindergym in 1987. She served as Assistant Director from 1994-2001, becoming the … Continue reading