Pastor Chris: At Smoke Rise Baptist Church, We Care.
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Pastor Chris: At Smoke Rise Baptist Church, We Care.

by Chris George Pastor On August 2nd, we listened to the powerful stories of three Smoke Rise members who had been touched by this loving and caring community of faith. On behalf of the entire church family, I want to extend special thanks to Nita Mitchell, Chris Raffield and Rebekah Edmonds. Tears were shed, not … Continue reading

Deacon Mitzi Ethridge: Fruit of the Spirit – Kindness
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Deacon Mitzi Ethridge: Fruit of the Spirit – Kindness

Kindness – what comes to mind? Benevolence, compassion, love…perhaps a person or an experience, a song or an image. For me, it’s a song I taught preschoolers years ago – “Be kind and loving to each other –Ephesians 4:32.” It’s funny how little jingles stick with you over the years. We use them to teach … 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