Stories

Shell Gallery in the Truluck Room Opens

The purpose of the Shell Gallery in the Truluck Room is to glorify God by enriching our community of faith through dynamic visual arts. The Gallery celebrated its opening in January and is already hosting the second show of members’ original artwork.

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God’s Great Gift; Member Spotlight on Sandy MacMillan

Sandy grew up in a United Methodist church. She longed to be close to God, but even as a “good” girl, she felt that she wasn’t good enough to merit God’s love. When a staff member of Campus Crusade for Christ shared the gospel with her during her first week of college, she was excited to realize that God sent His Son Jesus to pay the penalty for her shortcomings – so that she really could draw close to God. She said yes to God’s great gift that day in September of 1979, and her life has never been the same!

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A Warm Welcome at Zoe

Members of BSUMC have the chance to visit the empowering ministry of ZOE in Rwanda. Visiting with first, second, and third year orphans at their businesses was an eye-opening experience.

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The Choir Steps Out

BSUMC took NYC by storm when the Chancel Choir, family, and friends arrived in the Big Apple on February 15.  Our delegation was over 50 people in total with 28 singers on the stage at Carnegie Hall for the February…

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Walk the Walk; Member Spotlight on Julia Turlington

“Methodist to the bone marrow!” is how Julia Turlington describes herself and her mother, Roberta Ogle. Julia said her mother can remember going around with her grandfather to collect donations to pay their preacher. It is that dedication and commitment…

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Troop 9 Serves More than Dinner

This will be the twenty-sixth year in a row Troop 9 has prepared and served the dinners.  But what makes this dinner even more special is that it is a service project as well.  Approximately 400 dinners are given to those in need through Project Host, Triune Mercy Center, Tabernacle Children’s Home, Safe Harbor, and the Juvenile Detention Center.

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