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.
  • How Do You Respond To Adversity?

    What are you? A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up…. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seems as

  • Health Corner: Gout

    This is the beginning of a series of topics that I want to provide some brief education about. This time, the topic is about “gout” or “gouty arthritis”. Gout is a form of arthritis caused by the buildup of uric acid crystals in a joint. It causes sudden attacks of

  • 2014 Women’s Department Program

    The Annual Women’s Department Workshop and Program was a great success.  This year’s theme was – “Let the Woman of God in You Stand Up”. The scripture for the theme was Esther 4:16 “… I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in unto the

  • Vacation Bible School 2014

    Every year youth and adults look forward to Vacation Bible School and this year was no different. Vacation Bible School 2014, held June 2nd through June 6th, brought the usual fun filled week and a little extra. The trendy theme “The Jesus Connection…What A Friend” incorporated the current generation’s use

  • Health Corner: Managing Blood Glucose Levels

    This article will highlight information from the diabetes.org website related to carb counting in managing your blood glucose levels.  The nutritional needs for people who have diabetes are the same as anyone else. The key is to eat a well-balanced meal in the right amounts. Portion control is a key

  • Youth Department College Night

    Friendly has more than 22 young people who are attending school at the post secondary level. This year the Youth Department hosted  College Night  on June 26, 2014  to encourage them in their endeavors away from home. The theme was “Youth Equipped to do Battle in the Ministry” – Ephesians

  • 2014 International AIM Convention

    The 2014 International AIM (Auxiliaries in Ministry) Convention is the third largest convention of the Church of God in Christ. Kansas City, Missouri hosted this event during the week of June 30 – July 4, 2014. The convention offered excellent opportunities for training and development programs for delegates of all