Dr. Katie Best Butler, 90, of Camden, Arkansas, died April 08, 2021. Born into the Cumberland Presbyterian family of John Ramsey and Sallie Victoria Butler, Katie grew up in the Fellowship Cumberland Presbyterian Church until she became a charter member of the Camden Cumberland Presbyterian Church when she was sixteen. Both churches are currently in […]
It is with great pleasure Cumberland Presbyterian Resources welcomes the Reverend Andy McClung to the position of part-time shipping clerk. Andy brings numerous gifts to this position, including his organizational skills and his knowledge of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and her people. Previously, Andy served as the editor of Encounter: Bible Study for Adults, curriculum […]
The Reverend Frank E. Hare, 90, of Amesville, Ohio, died April 9, 2021. Frank was born August 15, 1930, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Frank E. Hare, Sr. and Edith Landis Hare. For many years, Frank served as coordinator of the Coalition for Appalachian Ministry (CAM). A 1955 graduate of Pittsburgh-Xenia Seminary, Frank served PC (USA) […]
Leo Hobson Smith, 90, well known as Hobby, died April 9, 2021, in Oneonta, Alabama. Hobby was an elder at Green’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Grace Presbytery) and for over 40 years took care of the church’s cemetery.
Focus Slow your breathing and become aware of the taking in and letting out of your breath. Focus on putting things aside so you will be open to what God is saying to you today. Read 1 John 2:18-25 New International Version 18 Dear children, this is the last hour; and as you have heard that the […]
Reflect A television news magazine some time ago presented a piece about a malady that strikes many adults in the United States: “affluenza.” This social illness is manifested as ever increasing numbers of people spend their lives in a never-ending quest for ever-greater consumption. Primarily a disease of the middle and upper-economic status of society, […]
Focus Prepare yourself to discern what is and what is not of God today. Still yourself so you can hear how God is calling you. Read Psalm 135:1-14 New International Version 1 Praise the Lord. Praise the name of the Lord; praise him, you servants of the Lord,2 you who minister in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our God. […]
First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Lubbock, Texas, will host a Community Carnival Saturday April 17, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All proceeds will go to Exodus Prison Ministry and Open Door Survivor Ministry.
Focus As you quiet yourself for this brief time, be willing to be open to God in whatever way that may take place. Read 1 John 2:12-17 New International Version 12 I am writing to you, dear children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name.13 I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him […]
Focus Let yourself become open to God and the knowledge that comes from the Word. Ask God for a peace at this time. Read 1 John 2:3-11 New Revised Standard Version 3 Now by this we may be sure that we know him, if we obey his commandments. 4 Whoever says, “I have come to know him,” but […]