Welcome To The Friendly Exchange

The Friendly Exchange is a quarterly publication that highlights events from our local church as well as the district, state, and national levels. With contributions from our members, we spotlight some of our popular articles, including some words of encouragement and teaching by our very own Pastor Boyd. We invite you to browse around and check out what’s going on at Friendly. Don’t forget to pick up a printed copy of The Friendly Exchange each quarter in the vestibule.
  • Revival Fire: “The Struggle Is Real”

    The struggle is real seems to be the latest catch phase when experiencing a difficult situation. One might used that phase when being questioned on why they were late for work. Or even when you just can’t seem to get your together, the phase the struggle is real can be

  • 2017 Youth In Action

    This year Northern Georgia Second Jurisdiction hosted Youth In Action(YIA) on Saturday February 4, 2017. The theme for this year was “All or Nothing: Give me You!!”. The sessions were held at the Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School in Augusta, Georgia. Youth from all around the jurisdiction came to

  • 2017 Annual Winter Revival

    The 2017 Annual Winter Revival was held February 8 – 10, 2017. The theme this year was Recovery and Restoration with the supporting scripture Jeremiah 30:17, 33:3. The guest revivalist was Bishop Mark Walden, Prelate of Northern Georgia Second and pastor of the House of God in Thomson, Georgia. Bishop

  • Health Corner: The Nursing Profession

    This is a time in which we must be grateful for every opportunity that the Lord allows us to have in this journey called life. We must not take for granted an opened door.  The Lord Jesus in His infinite wisdom allowed me to serve in the noble profession of

  • A New Chapter Begins

    Sunday, January 15, 2017 marked the beginning of a new chapter for Friendly Church of God in Christ. The history of Friendly COGIC is a true life story of a God given vision. A story that until recently only contained two chapters of pastoral leadership. As most readers know, chapter

  • YWCC Prayer Breakfast

    Action is defined as the manner or method of performing. On Saturday, November 5, 2016, the Young Women Christian Council (YWCC) took actions literally and figuratively by hosting their Prayer Breakfast, themed, “Let My Actions Speak.” The YWCC is an auxiliary designed for young women between the ages of 18-39

  • Health Corner: Tips on Healthy Living

    2017 – a new beginning with the Holy Father, Holy Son and Holy Spirit in completion.  Therefore, we all need to begin this year with healthy living.  Just a few tips from www.cdc.gov: Make healthy food choices emphasizing fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fat free or low fat milk and milk

  • Jesus Is The Reason For The Season

    We often hear that Jesus is the reason for the season.    Literally this means that He is the reason for the seasons because in the beginning was the Word and the Word was God and the Word was with God and in the beginning God created the heavens and

  • Black Lives Matter Sunday

    Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. declared December 14 as “Black Lives Matter Sunday”.  All members were asked to wear black to show solidarity.  The Young Adult Choir members participated and posed for a picture to show their support for the cause.

  • Highlights: Missionary Circle 2014 Christmas Fellowship

    This year, the Missionary Circle sponsored a Christmas Fellowship. On December 27, 2014 a group of sixteen traveled to historic Social Circle, Georgia for a luncheon at Blue Willow Inn. The Blue Willow Inn is one of the South’s top restaurants and possibly the best restaurant in the South featuring