Welcome to the website of Church of the Palms, a part of the United Methodist Church, where we believe a life connected to God, and a life connected to one another, is the most meaningful life there is!
On July 27, Pastor Pete concluded the sermon series "Following in the Footsteps." Listen to Harry Garrabrant reads Matthew 13:31-33 followed by the message "Experiencing Kingdom Growth."
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Pastor Pete is at the Candler School of Theology in Atlanta July 28 - August 8 for two weeks of classes.
He will be taking a required course on UMC Doctrine and a second course on the Theology of Suffering.
This is part of the requirements he is fulfilling to be ordained in the UMC, an event that is currently anticipated to occur in 2020.
Please keep him in your prayers during this time.
The Chancel Choir will resume regular practice on August 7, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The choir will be starting work on the Christmas Cantata "I Hear the Prophet Calling." Please come join them, everyone is welcome.
Brothers Too!, an early Saturday morning breakfast and Bible study with Pastor Pete, continues August 2, at 7:30 a.m. at the church building.
Never too late to join this study, the group will pick up the study of Luke at Luke 15:1
Meeting every other Saturday, this time of fellowship starts with breakfast from 7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m. followed by a Bible study until 8:30 a.m. Open to all men, this new opportunity is especially designed for those still working or with other obligations during the week.Read more...
Saturday, August 9
Church of the Palms UM
Boy Scout Troop 213 will hold a Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday, August 9, at 5 p.m. This Court of Honor will be in the Sanctuary of Church of the Palms.
Come be part of the recognition and celebration of the achievements of Eagle Scouts Patrick Calvo and Charlie Bowers.
Throughout August, we'll be gathering donations of non-perishable vegetables and fruits for our friends at Access Network.
Corn, beans, mixed vegetables, canned tomato products, along with canned peaches, pineapple and fruit cocktail are needed. Also handy are dried fruit packets such as raisins, cranberries, banana chips, etc.
A handy shopping list is available on the kiosk. Our friends at Access Network thank you for your gifts.
During August, the Wise Women will be viewing highlights from the 2014 S.C. Annual Conference on DVD. Bible study, worship, preaching and more.
Join us during the Sunday School hour at 9:15 a.m. each Sunday.
John Baxter, Guest Proclaimer
Words From Brother Paul
August 10 - August 21
Not Law, But Faith
For Us, Always!
What's Love Got To Do With It? ...Everything!
Larry Sanders, Guest Proclaimer
1425 Okatie Highway
Okatie SC 29909
M-Th 9-2 p.m.
Alternate mail address:
PO Box 2807
Bluffton SC 29910
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