Publications

Monthly Reflections – Five Expectations of Discipleship

Five Expectations of Discipleship   Years ago when I was pastoring the Oak Ridge United Methodist Church, I would be regularly invited to the Rotary Club in Greensboro as a guest. I found it interesting how clearly they laid out the expectations of a Rotarian. As I was driving home from one of the events I … Continued

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Dear Weddington Congregation,   As you are aware, parts of Texas and Louisiana have been hit by devastation from Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey.  The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) works to assist communities in basic needs and recovery during a crisis.  Because administrative cost are covered through the denomination, 100% of all funds sent through … Continued

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Justin Lineberry Announced as New Director of Praise and Worship

Justin Lineberry Announced as New Director of Praise and Worship   This month at Weddington United Methodist Church, we are thrilled to announce Justin Lineberry as our new full-time Director of Praise and Worship. Justin’s first Sunday in his new role was June 11.   Justin was raised in Galax, Virginia where he attended school and was … Continued

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Monthly Reflections – The Church in Prayer for the State

July 4 is a national holiday.  It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 by delegates from the 13 colonies. Many see the 4th of July as the birthday of the United States of America. There will be picnics, parades, and fireworks.   For some in church … Continued

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