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 March 1, Pastor Pete Berntson continued the Lenten sermon series "Walking the Way of the Cross." Listen now as Susan Voyles reads Mark 8:31-38 followed by by Pastor Pete's message "Answering God's Call."
Download or listen to this message online.
All of our messages are also available in iTunes.
Now that our Annual Tea is over, the Sisters' are ready to have a Kick-off Breakfast revealing our program for 2015. Come join us for breakfast Wednesday, March 4, at 9 a.m. at Chef's Cornerstone Cafe, for a fun time of fellowship.
We will start our Secret Sisters Program at the Kick-off Breakfast, so you still have time to sign-up.
Please sign-up in the Communication Book under Tab #4. For additional information see one of the Sisters Committee Members.
Community Lenten services continue to be held at noon each Wednesday in Lent. Each service is approximately 30 minutes in length and features a guest proclaimer. Offerings received during the service will support a mission designated by the host church.
Following the service, a light luncheon will be served by the host church. Please join us for this unique experience during Lent.
February 25 - March 25
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. (NO SUPPER March 4)
Join Pastor Pete in a study of Mike Slaughter's study entitled Renegade Gospel. Our remaining topics will include:
NO BROTHERS! MARCH 5 due to Grandma's Attic.
The Brothers! continue their study the Gospel according to Mark on March 12, resuming at Mark 3:7. Mark is understood to be the first gospel written and focuses on Jesus as the servant savior.
The Brothers! meet Thursday morning at the church building. A light breakfast is served promptly at 8 a.m. that is enjoyed along with introductions and fellowship. At 8:30 a.m. Pastor Pete leads the men in a short Bible study and the group dismissed with prayer promptly by 9 a.m.
Additional details on The Brothers! available online.
Event: Grandma's Attic Sale
Date: Saturday March 7, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Place: Church of the Palms
Grandma's Attic is right around the corner and we are in need of help.
Help Set Up
Contribute Baked Goods
If you are interested in baking items (cookies, cupcakes, cake, pies, breads, etc.) for Grandma's Attic, please sign up in the Communication Book under Tab #7. For any additional information please contact Bill Freeman at 843-597-0601.
Please - No Clothing!
Donations can be taken to AAA Storage at 3715 Argent Boulevard. Contact Janet Planten 843-705-9177 or Brenda Berg 843-705-7716 for time and date. Furniture should be held until the week of March 2 - 6 and taken directly to the church.
If pick-up is necessary please let Janet or Brenda know know and arrangements will be made.
Lenten Sermon Series
Walking the Way of the Cross
February 22 - March 22
Guest Proclaimer - John McMullan
Expecting the Unexpected, Dreaming of the Impossible
1425 Okatie Highway
Okatie SC 29909
M-Th 9-2 p.m.
Alternate mail address:
PO Box 2807
Bluffton SC 29910
A Stephen Ministry Congregation
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase"
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Gratitude and thanks are extended to those who have already started making contributions to the Building Fund in support of Vision 2020.
Your generosity and committement is very much appreciated.
If you wish to contribute, simply mark your gifts as going to the Building Fund.