Pastor Brian Monroe of the First Baptist Church of Southport and Joselinn Wearren received a permit from the City of Southport for a silent march on Saturday, June 13, 2020, from 11 am to 2 pm. The event is a peaceful protest program aimed to unite communities. The group will assemble at Waterfront Park, proceed to South Howe Street, to West Moore Street, to North Lord Street, and end at the International Longshoremen Association Hall, 211 West 10th Street. The permit was issued by the City of Southport Police Department, which has met with leaders of the event to ensure the safety of all participants and citizens.
Tuesday, May 12, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. – discuss the PBS documentary, “Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story”
Tuesday, May 19, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. – discuss Preface and Chapter One of Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman (Boston: Beacon Press, 1949)
Tuesday, May 26, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. – discuss Chapter Two of Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
Tuesday, June 2, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. – discuss Chapter Three of Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
Tuesday, June 9, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. – discuss Chapter Four of Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
Tuesday, June 16, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. – discuss Chapter Five and Epilog of Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
The Annual Meeting of the Congregation and Corporation, with a Continental Breakfast, is Sunday morning Jan 26 at 9:30 in the Fellowship Hall. We will discuss mission initiatives, small groups, a new worship service, safely handling food allergies, church security, communication, and 2020 finances. Approval of Terms of Call for the Pastors will also be on the agenda. There will be no Fellowship Time following worship this day. Hard copies of the Annual Report will be made available for those who wish to have one.
The Administration “Tech Team” will also be available at a “Help Desk” at the meeting to answer questions about SPC’s Instant Church Directory and website. Handouts, wallet cards with SPC internet and site members’ access passwords and a SPC communications survey will be available. You are welcome to bring your phones, tablets and computers.