As we watch news coverage of the devastating flooding that Hurricane Harvey continues to produce, we want to help. UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) outlines specific ways that you can help now, even as rescue efforts remain underway. Currently the best way to donate financially is through UMCOR’s US Disaster Response Advance #901670. You
July 12, 2017 By Taylor Burton-Edwards Used by permission under GNU 1.2 License. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:EucharistELCA.JPG On July 8, 2017, the Vatican issued a letter to all bishops in the Roman Catholic Church, worldwide, reminding them of their responsibilities under Canon Law to ensure that “proper matter” is being used for the Eucharist (the celebration of the Lord’s Supper) in
Joint Letter: Teacher Appreciation Week APRIL 27, 20170 Comments \ Dear United Methodist friends, Grace and peace in the name of Jesus Christ. May 7 – 13 is Teacher Appreciation Week. We United Methodists are deeply committed to our children and public schools and engage with them energetically through Congregations for Children (C4C). We will
Several weeks ago when we had the opportunity to walk the Labyrinth in the Fellowship Hall, I stepped onto the path in a spirit of gratitude, excited about being able to share our story and our journey of getting a permanent labyrinth at Seaside. I thanked God for those who had worked so hard to share
Seaside’s Food Pantry served the following clients during February: Seniors: 263 Adults: 299 Children: 204 Total served: 766 Total households served: 244 Special thanks go out to all of our wonderful volunteers who come each week to faithfully and joyfully serve our food pantry clients. There is much behind the scenes work involved: Monday morning volunteers
A Way to Offer Help and Hope to Those Facing Cancer All too often we hear that someone we know is facing cancer. A friend, relative, or neighbor—or a colleague, church member, customer, patient, care receiver, or client—receives the devastating news of a cancer diagnosis.During such a difficult time, we want to reach out with
Lent is a time of opening our hearts and minds to new ways of thinking and acting. Each Wednesday at noon during Lent, all are invited to share fellowship at lunch followed by a homily on this year’s theme. Information on weekly lunch locations, homilists and scripture readings are listed below. All are invited to
We need a few good folks to help our office staff manage the phones during the day. We will hold a training session on Thursday, October 27 from 11:30 to 1:30 at the church office. A light lunch will be provided. Call 910-579-5753 and speak to Darcie Kleino or one of our office staff for
Thanks to John Farr for taking this wonderful photo of our choir just prior to the 2016 Easter Cantata! This was our first cantata in the new choir loft.
Musicians and others from Seaside formed a “house band” and hosted a Jazz Vespers on Sunday, February 21. The fellowship hall was converted for the evening into a coffee house environment and a full house enjoyed an evening of Jazz standards, favorite hymns to Jazz beats, refreshments and a message from our own Stefanie Riley.