We have an unusually full week of nightly activities in our sanctuary that are open to the public this month:
March 14-15 -- Furman University panel discussions March 16 -- Introduction of JumpStart March 19 -- One Voice
Read on for more details:
We will host the first two panel discussions of Furman University's six-part "Our Republic ... For Which It Stands." On Tuesday, March 14, Furman historians Steve O’Neil, Lane Harris, Savita Nair, Diane Vecchio and Lloyd Benson will speak on "American Laws and American Values." OnWednesday, March 15, political scientists Liz Smith, Kate Kaup, Don Aiesi, Mike Bressler and Jim Guth will speak on "Aspects of Domestic and International Politics." Both sessions are at 7 PM and are free and open to the public. Receptions will follow to allow you to speak with the professors.
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A continuing hurdle we face when trying to find employment or housing for our homeless parishioners is a record of past felonies. Completing a prison sentence -- or what I used to call "paying your debt to society" -- has no bearing on the record. It can keep you out of a job as surely as if you were still in prison. That's why I'm so pleased that JumpStart, a prison ministry headquartered in Spartanburg, is headed to Greenville. Triune will host an introductory meeting in our sanctuary at 6 PM Thursday, March 16, for the Greenville community to get acquainted with this ministry. JumpStart has discipleship classes in 15 state prisons and operates16 transition houses in Spartanburg County, all with the purpose of breaking the cycle of recidivism. The JumpStart team is seeking volunteer mentors from local churches, employers for released prisoners, and transitional houses. I hope you will join us for this introductory meeting. No commitment is required. Here's the JumpStart web site: http://www.jumpstartvision.org/
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Jeremiah Dew, whom many of you may know as the former cheerleader and singer at Greenville Drive games, is bringing his one-man show, One Voice, to Triune at 6 PM Sunday, March 19.
With historical video footage in the background, Jeremiah will portray Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr. and former President Barack Obama. We hope you will join us in our sanctuary for this special free event. Here's a peek: http://onevoiceshow.com/
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Volunteer opportunity: We have meal openings for selected Sunday lunches throughout the year and one Saturday lunch in September. A Triune meal involves buying the groceries, cooking and serving.
People placed in rehab...................... 12 Safe housing from sexual exploitation .. 1 Job placements...................................... 2 Social worker consultations................160 including 27 Round Table participants Mental health consultations ........ 21 Participants in trauma class at GCDC ... 6 Blood pressures......................... 72 Vision screenings ...................... 10 Prescriptions filled ..................... 23 Volunteer hours......................... 788
Worship with us at Triune Chapel:
March 5 -- 11 AM -- The Voices of Mercy will lead worship, and our new associate pastor, Tandy Taylor, will preach on "God Hears and God Calls." 6 PM -- Rev. Susie Smith will speak.
March 12, 11 AM -- Our song leader, David Raulston, will lead our music. Deb will preach on "What He Saw." 6 PM -- Elaine Nocks will speak.
March 19, 11 AM -- Guest music director Sammy Dotson will lead the service, and Deb will preach on "Samaritans Among Us." 6 PM -- Our special presentation will beOne Voice, a one-man show by Jeremiah Dew.
March 26, 11 AM -- Guest music director Sammy Dotson will lead the service, and Deb will preach on "The Rest of the Story." 6 PM -- Marydell Atkins will speak.
Sunday School - Each Sunday at 10 AM. Bible Study at 4 PM Sunday.
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Bethel Breakfast Ministry Pelham Road Baptist Buncombe Street UMC Piedmont Park UMC First Baptist of Mauldin Prince of Peace Catholic First Presbyterian of Greer St. Giles Presbyterian Furman University Scholars Triune Mercy Center Grace Covenant Presbyterian Valley Brook Outreach Baptist Holland Park Church of Christ
In memory of Perry White - Don & Harriette Baker, WIlliam & Jean Cathey and William L. Taylor In memory of Juliane Odom - Darrell & Sandra Corder In memory of Amber Sagely - Mark Godfrey In memory of Floyd & Delma Woods, Ode and Bea - Floyd & Nancy Woods In memory of Jessie Watkins - Terri Sheaffer
In honor of Art Ministry - Mark Sagely
Advent United Methodist Church Aldersgate UMC Steven & Elizabeth Anderson Joyce Barton Johnsye Boling Harold & Robbie Boman Aaron & Miranda Brakefield Women at the Well - Buncombe Street UMC Tom & Julie Buchanan Alvin & Sarah Drake Earle Street Baptist Church Robert & Barbara Eppes Susan Fender Thayer Fleming Fourth Presbyterian Church Paul & Jennifer Gasque Gleaners Sunday School - Covenant UMC James E. Griffith Michael & Patricia Harrison Margaret Heatherly Betty Herrin Holiday Sunshine Fund Illinois Tool Works Foundation Neil Jamerson John Knox Presbyterian Church Katherine Johnson Delora Kirksey-Arnold Sherry Lawson Susan & Jim Lollis Jake & Lauren Lunsford McCarter Presbyterian Church Don & Cheryl McMahan Pisgah UMC Priester Foundation Phillip S. Roe Sara Cooper Circle Bernard & Cynthia Showman Simpsonville United Methodist Men Dwight Smith Debra Sofield South State Bank Peter & Mary Stangel Rita C. Szeto Elizabeth Taylor Fran Spicer Taylor Pamela K. Whittier Hans & Elaine Wiegert Teresa & Robert Wieger Michael & Jane Wilson
Plus, thanks to all our faithful worshipers!
And thanks to: Cathy Kirby, Gridley Club, Marie Hall, Hunters for the Hungry, International Justice Mission - Furman University, Pre-Health Honor Society - Furman University, Rose Griffith, Swenson & Associates, and Vedic Center for donations of bag lunches, food, scarves, blankets, art supplies and other items.