Myrtis Adams Foley, 90, of Homewood, Alabama, died April 9, 2022, following a seven-month battle with cancer. She often visited home-bound members of Homewood Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Grace Presbytery), where she also served as an ordained elder. Not a single holiday nor significant event in the lives of her people would pass without a caring, […]
Henry Lloyd Thompson, 90, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, died April 17, 2022. He was an active member of Bowling Green Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Cumberland Presbytery) where he served as an elder and filled many other roles. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and retired from South Central Bell after 31 years of […]
Cumberland Road podcast: Gwen Roddye – Everyone’s Invited This week (4/19/2022) on the Cumberland Road podcast is guest Gwen Roddye. Gwen is a former General Assembly moderator of the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination, a member of the Beaver Creek Church in Powell, Tennessee and a Weight Watcher’s coach. Gwen shares that her faith journey has been […]
Former Bethel Wildcat standout football player Jared Gentry has signed with the Vegas Knight Hawks of the Indoor Football League, Bethel University announced April 17, 2022. Gentry, a defensive lineman from Opelika, Alabama, had a good senior season this past year despite missing several games due to injuries. He finished the season with 29 total […]
Sarah Stanley, 87, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died April 15, 2022. She was a longtime member and elder of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Chatanooga (Tennessee-Gerorgia Presbytery).
Pearlie Mae Mitchell, 89, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, died April 11, 2022. She was well know as a song leader and piano player for Beech Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America (New Hopewell Presbytery) in Dyersburg where she was also an elder.
Brenthaven Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Nashville Presbytery) in Brentwood, Tennessee, suffered damage to the roof, gutters, fence, and most notably to the steeple which was entirely sheered off the building in a thunderstorm which passed through the Nashville suburb on the night of April 13, 2022. Some church choir members were in the building at the […]
Fredonia Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Covenant Presbytery) in Fredonia, Kentucky, serves as a storm shelter for their Caldwell County community as needs arise.
“It’s up to us to prepare it [the church sanctuary] for the next generation or two,” the Reverend Mark Hester said. Hester is pastor of Loudon Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Presbytery of East Tennessee) in Loudon, Tennessee The session plans to renovate the sanctuary of the historic church building, which will celebrate its 140th anniversary in […]
Focus Pay attention to the tension in your body. Let go of it and any expectations to do anything other than God’s will today. Prepare yourself to hear God’s word Read Psalm 118:1-19 A Song of Victory 1 O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his steadfast love endures forever! 2 Let Israel say, “His steadfast love […]