As we wrap up the year that has just passed, we would like to express our gratitude to you, the members and friends of Seaside United Methodist Church for your excellent support of our church through the year. It has been a most positive year of growth for our congregation. Though we lost a substantial
Seaside is pleased to welcome Bishop Hope Morgan Ward as our guest speaker for the twenty-fifth anniversary service on January 11. This is the culmination of a year-long celebration. The January 11 service will begin with congregational singing at 9:45 with the formal service beginning at 10:00 am. This event celebrates the formal constitution of Seaside
As we concluded our first year of the remarkable STARS program, one of the things that several of us remarked upon was the children’s desire to read aloud to a group—especially peers or parents. Reading aloud was a moment of pride at the Monday night family dinners where the children showcased their progress. In the
We are excited to welcome Stefanie Riley as the newest member of Seaside’s ministry family!
I’ve always heard that there is an old Chinese curse that goes something like this: “May you live in interesting times.” I don’t know if it’s a curse or not, but “interesting times” are often filled with conflicting emotions. This is certainly true of the two months encompassed by this issue of “Seaside Currents.” On
A Series of Sermons for Lent John Wesley, founder of Methodism, had feelings of inadequacy following his time of missionary service in Georgia. As he returned to England, a Moravian named Peter Bohler encouraged Wesley to “Preach faith till you have it, and then, because you have it you will preach faith.” Later Wesley came
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For almost as long as Seaside United Methodist Church has been in existence, the Children’s Defense Fund has sponsored a nationwide, interfaith observance of The Children’s Sabbath. The central, driving force for the Children’s Sabbath is the recognition that children are a gift of God but that they are among the most vulnerable in our
In doing some light reading this morning, I found the following article in the religion section of the Huffington Post. It’s quite good… Presidents, Pastors and Purpose Seekers: Finding the Balance Between Action and Contemplation – http://huff.to/1cFFGg8 –Scott
Listen to our “Statements of Faith” Sermon Series. It started with a renewed encounter with Job in Disciple class. Job has just lost almost everything that is dear to him. He sits, miserable, on an ash heap. His wife emerges and with something less than pity, suggesting that Job would be better off if he