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Jenny Morgan
May 3, 2017

Just Seek Me

Just Seek Me

Serving the youth and children of Skyland during this short period of time has taught me so much about the Father’s heart. More and more I feel God saying “Just seek Me.” That’s it. It’s simple. We tend to make things much harder than they need to be. We find ourselves feeling drained and empty […]

May 1, 2017

See You Later

See You Later

Dear Skyland family, As we prepare to move into the next phase of our life’s journey, we’ve been reflecting on this short stop at Skyland. It has been refreshing to watch the body at Skyland demonstrate God’s love through faithful service, giving, prayer and Bible study. We see the fruit of the Spirit flourishing in […]

April 28, 2017

Honor Your Mom!

Honor Your Mom!

Psst, Mother’s Day is coming up May 14! Celebrate mom with a special gift to the United Methodist Children’s Home. You can honor your mother, grandmother or any special woman in your life with a $1 per name donation made payable to Skyland UMC and designated “Mother’s Day.” All donations will go to the UMCH’s […]

April 4, 2017

Amazing Love

Amazing Love

From the Pastor’s Desk Karl Barth, a famous though controversial contemporary Swiss theologian, was a great thinker, a prolific writer, and a professor at several European universities. On one occasion, he was confronted by a reporter who wanted a brief summary of his 12 thick volumes on church dogma. Barth could have given an impressive […]

April 3, 2017

Donations Needed for Yard Sale

Donations Needed for Yard Sale

We need your help with our annual Blessings Yard Sale! This mega, church-wide sale helps us raise money for ministry and also gives us the chance to bless others in our community with cast-off treasures. The yard sale will be held by the Evangelism team on Saturday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

March 30, 2017

Love from Lauren

Love from Lauren

Dear Skyland, You all have become like family to me over the past four years. You have loved, supported, encouraged and instructed me. You have been there for me. You brought me into a beautiful and supportive community. I have grown tremendously in the Lord because of your guidance and teaching. Thank you for your […]

March 1, 2017

40 Days with Jesus

40 Days with Jesus

Lent invites us into history. Our participation in 40 days of repentance mirrors the length of time that Jesus spent praying and fasting in the desert immediately following His baptism. It also allows us to share in the tradition of early Christian converts, who were instructed and prepared throughout the time of Lent for their […]

February 28, 2017

A Few Words About Lent

A Few Words About Lent

From the Pastor’s Desk Dear church friends, the holy season is upon us! I always think of David at this time. David cried out to his God to help him turn around from the sin that had separated him from his relationship with his Lord and Savior. He asked God to “wash away all my […]

February 15, 2017

Financial Update

Financial Update

At Skyland, we pray that our faith and generosity will unlock God’s beautiful and amazing works in the world. None of our ministries are possible without your support, and we want to say thank you and update you on our finances. For the 2016 year, general funds brought in a total of $365,779, plus another […]

February 8, 2017

Be Still

Be Still

“Be still and know that I am God.” There is a beautiful invitation in Scripture. Come in, it says, you are welcome here. Come in, lay down the weight of frenzy and worry as a load you no longer must bear. Come in, set your troubles aside and lay your burdens down. Come in, enter […]

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