Entries by Sherard Edington

Worship Wilson – November 3, 2022

Learning to Walk by Faith by Rev. Sherard Edington   (The following is Sherard’s Worship Wilson column for the Wilson Post published on November 3, 2022.) In the Bible, there is […]

Worship Wilson – October 27, 2022

The Faith to Move Mountains by Rev. Sherard Edington   (The following is Sherard’s Worship Wilson column for the Wilson Post published October 27, 2022.) On September 26—just a month ago—NASA […]

Veterans Day 2022

In the United States, Veterans Day is observed on November 11 to honor all those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. FPC would like to honor all Veterans on Sunday, […]

Worship Wilson – June 22, 2022

Have you witnessed a miracle lately? Have you performed a miracle? In the pages of the New Testament, we read of Jesus raising the dead, casting out spirits, healing the sick, and feeding thousands with what he finds in some kid’s lunch box. Even the disciples performed miracles.

Michael Schulte Farewell

Sunday, May 15 will be my last day serving as the Director of Christian Education at First Presbyterian Church. It has been a joy to serve this church the past three years, and I will always be thankful for the relationships we have built and the ways in which this church has supported my development as a congregational leader.

Worship Wilson – April 13, 2022

We all know the saying, “Time heals all wounds.” It is a comforting but misleading sentiment because some wounds will in fact kill us. In addition, there are wounds we don’t want to heal and so we pick at them obsessively and wallow in our pain.

Ashes Drive-Thru 2022

Dear Friends, For Ash Wednesday this year, under the auspices of the Wilson County Ministerial Alliance for Race, I organized an “Ashes Drive-Thru” for the community. I enlisted ten pastors […]

HVAC

Our church is heated and cooled by two separate HVAC systems—one which serves the sanctuary and the fellowship hall and another which takes care of the education wing, offices, and chapel. The first system is running just fine (knock on wood). The second system…

January 6, 2021

It was with much disbelief and overwhelming sorrow on Wednesday that I watched the images showing citizens of this nation storming our federal capitol, smashing its doors and windows, fighting with the police, and vandalizing that historic building.