Mary Katherine King Mary Katherine Gonce King, 74, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, died August 17, 2020. She was organist for the Bowling Green Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Cumberland Presbytery) for over three decades. She was born in Florence, Alabama, to Jack and Carrie Gonce on June 18, 1946. Mary Katherine learned to play the organ at […]
Huntsville, Alabama, August 19, 2020: “Congressman John Lewis said when you see something that is not just, you have to speak up,” said Mitchell Walker, president of the Greater Huntsville Interdenominational Ministerial Fellowship and pastor of Church Street Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America which is than a mile from the Madison County Courthouse. Walker referred […]
Cumberland Road – new episode Alan Butler, the Coordinator of Benefits for the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, shares his faith journey from a camp experience, to his call to ministry to becoming the new Coordinator of Benefits of the Board of Stewardship in a new episode of Cumberland Road. You can find Cumberland Road on your favorite apps […]
The regular scheduled Fall meeting of Presbytery of East Tennessee, originally slated for October 3, 2020, has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A new meeting date will be announced as soon as possible.
Lynn Mansfield Allen, 82, of Dunlap, Tennessee, died August 17, 2020. According to his pastor, the Reverend Jimmy Byrd, “he was a devoted member” of the New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Tennessee-Georgia Presbytery) in the Sequatchie valley. Lynn was born August 29, 1937 to William Chester and Pauline Mansfield Allen. Lynn graduated from Sequatchie County […]
The Reverend Newman Ray Board, 82, (Covenant Presbytery) of Caldwell County, Kentucky, died August 19, 2020. Ray was born November 18, 1937, in Caldwell County, Kentucky, to William Cecil Board and Ava Lee Goodaker and raised in the Southern Baptist Church. Saved on September 11, 1949, Ray was baptized on October 10, 1949, by the […]
O. Harold Mainer, 98, of Fort Smith, Arkansas, died August 16, 2020. He was a faithful member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Caulksville, Arkansas (Arkansas Presbytery). He served in the United States Navy in World War Two and is believed to have been the last living Pearl Harbor survivor in Arkansas. At the beginning […]
Focus As you quiet yourself for this brief time, be willing to be open to God in whatever way that may take place. Read Psalm 138:7 7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve me against the wrath of my enemies; you stretch out your hand, and your right hand delivers me. Reflect […]