I am a firm believer of waiting until after Thanksgiving to do anything Christmas: no decorating the house, no playing Christmas music. And yet, by the time you read this, Advent will soon be upon us! So, below I highlight our plans at Mulberry for Advent. I hope that you and your family and friends… Continue reading Advent Is Almost Here!
Interfaith Thanksgiving ServiceThursday, November 17 | 6:00 p.m. | Mulberry Street UMC Since at least 1955, Mulberry has partnered with other downtown congregations for a Thanksgiving Worship Service. Back then, it was us along with First Presbyterian and First Baptist Churches. Over the years, our partners have changed but the theme has not: to give… Continue reading Coming up at Mulberry:
Since beginning here at Mulberry, I have heard many stories of those pillars of this church who have passed on to glory. In their generosity, their labor, their dedication, and their hearts for God, they pointed many of us toward Jesus Christ and strengthened the ministry of this church. We are wise to remember them,… Continue reading All Saints Sunday
On Tuesday, November 1, I leave to head to Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, to attend the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference to work as part of the South Georgia Communications Team. The Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference will meet on November 2-4, 2022 for the purpose of electing at least three new bishops and then assigning all bishops to lead… Continue reading Jurisdictional Conference Is Next Week!
Hello! One of the most exciting and (simultaneously) challenging things about moving to a new place is building friendships. I first learned this lesson when Mallory and I moved to Durham in 2019. At every point in our lives before this, we had built-in community through schooling. In college, for example, my closest friends lived… Continue reading Young Adult Small Group
A message from our Director of Family Ministries, Elisa Reece: Our Children and Youth programs are tremendously active! I am so blessed to be a part of this great ministry. There are many ways to invest in their spiritual journey, which will change their lives. Here's how you can partner with us by volunteering with… Continue reading Exciting Things Coming in Youth and Kidz at Mulberry!
It’s time for our first Second Sunday Lunch; a new tradition of feasting together immediately following worship on the Second Sunday of each month. We had such a great time during my welcome party, and our staff heard over and over again during onboarding and listening sessions how much the church desires fellowship opportunities, that… Continue reading Let’s Eat!
I love many things about Mulberry, but one of the true highlights of my time here has been getting out of the office and visiting people! When I began in July, Ted and I made sure that visiting all our homebound members was an immediate priority, and by the end of July, we had done just that! The… Continue reading Soul Friends Ministry
I’m an 8. Dana is a 1. You might be a 4. Those are Enneagram numbers and it’s just one of the studies you can attend coming up soon! As Methodists, we’re called to be “going on toward perfection.” That’s our way of saying we should be constantly growing as disciples of Jesus Christ, becoming… Continue reading Spiritual Formation Opportunities Coming Up Soon!
This Sunday, 9/18, will be a big day as we launch new programming for our youth & children! We hope you are as excited as we are - check out all the opportunities we have coming up: Kidz for Christ On Sunday Nights!Begins This Sunday, 9/18 • 5pm-7pmChildren’s Blue Room on the 2nd Floor4k - 5th grade… Continue reading Family Ministries Happenings!