Read How Prayer Has Changed Many Lives

by PGBC

You are probably familiar with the prayer of St. Francis of Assisi. It truly expresses our desires for peace in this world and how we can make it happen. Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.Where there is hatred, let me sow love;Where there is injury, pardon;Where there is doubt, faith;Where there is despair, […]

Sisters In Christ

by PGBC

Our Sisterhood group is having a great time meeting together once a month on the last Wednesday of the month. We meet  at 11:30. We go to different restaurants in Ellijay and enjoy getting to know one another better, We usually have a brief devotion, say our prayer concerns and pray as a group. Leaving […]

Intentionally Live for Jesus

by PGBC

I want to say thank you to everyone involved in helping make Vacation Bible School happen.  Everybody involved is a critical part of making it work and showing the love of God to our children.  I have no doubt that seeds have been planted and lives are being touched because the Word of God does […]

The Story of the Fourth of July

by PGBC

The Declaration of Independence We celebrate American Independence Day on the Fourth of July every year. We think of July 4, 1776, as a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. But July 4, 1776 wasn’t the day that the Continental Congress […]

READ READ READ

by PGBC

Thank you, everybody, for making the Library Open House a  big success.  We had many to visit and check out books. I want to especially thank the staff, Phyllis Reneau, Jeanette Roshau, Arden Carroll, and Kim Hager for all the work and contributions to make this a great day.  If you did not get a […]

How did the Fourth of July become a national holiday?

by PGBC

For the first 15 or 20 years after the Declaration was written, people didn’t celebrate it much on any date. It was too new and too much else was happening in the young nation. By the 1790s, a time of bitter partisan conflicts, the Declaration had become controversial. One party, the Democratic-Republicans, admired Jefferson and […]

How is your prayer life?

by PGBC

How is your prayer life?  I hope I am not alone in finding it a struggle to always stay focused when I pray.  It is so easy for me to get distracted and find myself wandering off chasing a rabbit while I am praying or more accurately ceasing to pray and just wandering in thought.  […]

Get Ready for a Summer of Fun with PGBC Kids

by PGBC

Our Children’s Committee has been working tirelessly to make this summer the best one our program has ever seen! To make this summer memorable for you and your family, we’ve planned lots of family nights and other events that we can’t wait to share with you. This June, we are kicking off a new Friday […]

OPEN HOUSE in the Library

by PGBC

Everyone is invited to visit, and  see new books on display.  Visitors will receive a gift, and refreshments will be served. The  Children’s Library across the hall will also be open for children to visit. See what is there to check out and take a balloon home after the service.  This room doubles as the “cry […]

Summer Opportunities

by PGBC

I want to welcome Caitlin Sanford to our staff as a summer intern serving primarily with children but also helping with our youth.  Caitlin will be doing a number of things to help us minister to our children this summer so please be in prayer for her and let her know that you are willing […]