Something Was Happening - the Holy Spirit Was Moving!

by Walter Cantwell

As Jesus travels throughout Galilee, he continually teaches his disciples an important lesson - God desires to see our faith in action!

Belin Memorial UMC strives to be a church where the people of God are actively sharing the love of Jesus Christ. We look for places where people are in need of love and hope.

As we drive around Murrells Inlet, we see tents in the woods, providing minimal shelter. We see the people who call these tents their home, hiding on the margins in plain sight. . . 

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Grandparenting and Easter

-by B. Mike Alexander, Jr.

During this holy season I’ve been very busy, but don’t feel too sorry for me. I’ve also had some fun grandparenting time.

Last weekend, our daughter and son-in-law brought their two little girls, ages 2 years 4 months (Madison) and 1 year 5 months (Mallory), for a visit. And while their parents left the girls with us last Thursday evening, Betsy and I had such a good time. It was so much fun.

But siblings will be siblings, and the two little girls got into shoving each other. They both wanted the same toy at the same time. I suppose the tone of my voice startled them as I called them down. They both started crying immediately.

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Holy Week at Belin Memorial

Easter is a little over a week away and there is a sense of anticipation in the air at Belin Memorial.

The festivities kick-off this Saturday with our annual Easter egg hunt at 10 AM. Your children will not want to miss this special event because we will have crafts, games, and an Easter egg hunt. Also, there will be a special guest – the Easter Bunny. Light refreshments will be provided for all ages. Make sure to invite your friends and neighbors to join us . . .

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First Impressions

by B. Mike Alexander

What a wonderful day of worship we had this past Sunday in The Sanctuary (and, I know, in The Harbor, as well). The weather was spring-like, the music was expressive and inspiring, and we had two beautiful children baptized into the family of God. Everything just felt right.

But Monday morning I sat down at my computer and read a blistering email . . .

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