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  • Just Seek Me

    May 3, 2017

    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 ...

  • See You Later

    May 1, 2017

    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 ...

  • Honor Your Mom!

    April 28, 2017

    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 ...

  • Amazing Love

    April 4, 2017

    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 ...

  • Donations Needed for Yard Sale

    April 3, 2017

    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. ...

  • Love from Lauren

    March 30, 2017

    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 ...

  • 40 Days with Jesus

    March 1, 2017

    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 ...

  • A Few Words About Lent

    February 28, 2017

    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 ...

  • Financial Update

    February 15, 2017

    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 ...

  • Be Still

    February 8, 2017

    “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 ...

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