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.
  • 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

  • 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