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Retired Local Teacher Receives Award for Service to Community and Church

etired Newberry County teacher Lynn Grimsley will receive the prestigious Julia Hardeman Rhodes Award on Sunday, March 18, in recognition of her service to others.

Caricatured Committees Create Misconception!

January 2018 is almost gone! Where did the month go? Before we get too deep into the year, I wanted to share with y’all an emphasis for this year at Centennial: committees. Oftentimes, jokes can be made about Presbyterians making committees, getting bogged down in red tape, and making another committee to deal with that!

A Path-Straightening and All-Of-Life God Who Saves

This little couplet from Proverbs 3 is one that I often think of these days. The reason for the often-ness of these verses in my life now has to do with my daughter, but it all started back when I first began attending Fayetteville (TN) ARP Church.

Summing up Synod

This last week I had the privilege of heading up to Bonclarken for our denomination’s 213th meeting of General Synod.  If you don’t know where Bonclarken is, it’s in the mountains near Flat Rock, NC, which—if you’re wondering—is much cooler than Columbia, SC!  Also, Synod is the largest body in our denomination (consisting of all the churches in the ARPC)...