News In Brief

Gary Jones Installed

A service of installation was held Aug. 25, 2013 at Hernando (MS) Presbyterian Church for Rev. Gary Jones. Those assisting in the ceremony were: Standing, from left, John Tucker, pastor at Graceview Presbyterian (MS); Joey Donahue, pastor at Providence Reformed...

Derek Thomas Installed

A service of installation for Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas was held Sept. 8, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, SC. The special service was conducted by Catawba Presbytery. Guest minister, Rev. G. Mark Johnston, preached on “The Template of a Faithful Ministry.”...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I was awarded the Eagle Scout badge Nov. 1, 1962. In those days, we did not have a lot of equipment but enjoyed the many benefits that Scouting had to offer. It continues to be a guiding influence for me to this day. I am saddened deeply that the Boy...

Moorlach Accepts Call to Richland ARP

Editor's note: By reading the ARP Magazine classified ads, Rev. Kent Moorlach found that Richland ARP Church in Tennessee, was searching for a pastor. Since his Communion Prebyterian Church in Irvine California, was closing its doors, he felt led by God to answer the...

Mackay Smith Installation

The Commission from Second Presbytery ordained and installed Mackay Smith as the new associate pastor of the White Oak ARP Church of Senoia, GA, on Palm Sunday, March 24, 2013. “The evening worship service, with over 160 people attending, was said by some to be...

McManus Installed at Bethel

Rev. James McManus was installed Dec. 2, 2012, at Bethel ARP Church in Winnsboro, SC, as the 13th ordained pastor to serve Bethel's congregations in the church's 170-year existence. The service was conducted by a Catawba Presbytery-appointed committee, led by...

Judi Hodges Receives Julia Rhodes Award

Former ARP Missionary and Director of Christian Education Judi Hodges was surprised when she heard her name called at Erskine Seminary’s Bowie Chapel service on April 11. Hodges, who was translating English-to-German for her German guests, suddenly stopped...