Camp Thunderbird Registration Open

2018 Summer Camp season is shaping up to be a great opportunity to have a great summer. So much is planned for this summer, such as nature programs, arts & crafts, meeting new friends, learning new skills, basketball, swimming, whitewater rafting, gymnastics, singing, and much more. TO REGISTER CLICK HERE!

Camp Thunderbird Registration Open 2018-04-23T00:44:20+00:00

The Gospel Everywhere!

“Good evening and welcome to the Gospel Everywhere Worship Experience!” During the month of January, Wednesday nights became electrified with music and the preached word.  South Central Conference Personal and Publishing ministries collaborated on this effort to inspire individuals to share their testimony.  The experience was shared live on Facebook and the internet, doing what the title said the gospel everywhere.  The host of the program, Pastor Griffin remarked, “The Gospel is not an idea, the Gospel is Jesus Himself! We have been gifted an opportunity to share HIM wherever we go! It is my hope that each person will be inspired to take The Gospel Everywhere.” The preaching ministry of Nelson Stokes, pastor of Hillcrest Seventh-day Adventist Church, Furman Fordham, pastor of Riverside Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church and Benjamin Jones, Jr., president of South Central Conference were featured.  The Holy Spirit power filled the television studio and was transmitted everywhere! Along with the pastors, each church shared their music ministry along with New Life Seventh-day Adventist church. After the inspirational word, pastors Vandeon Griffin and Java Mattison, the conference Personal Ministries and Publishing directors, respectively, challenged each listener to share their testimony to a stranger on the next day.  To help with that a Touch 10K Witnessing kit offered for any to purchase and use to share with their testimony.  Each kit included 400 tracks, a Touch 10K T-shirt, Prayer cards, Touch 10K Wristband, and Instructional Guide.  You can order the kit by calling the South Central Conference office at 615.226.6500.  The cost $25.00 per kit (includes shipping and handling). ‘The gospel can’t go anywhere until it goes everywhere’, pastor Benjamin Jones.

The Gospel Everywhere! 2018-03-29T21:47:47+00:00

The Year of Stewardship – Time for a Teenager

Elders Michael Harpe & James Lewis Stewardship Ministries director and associate Elder Michael Harpe, Director Elder James Lewis, Associate Mrs. Ellowyn Bell, Secretary Stewardship Ministries South Central Conference of Seventh-day Adventists 615-226-6500, Ext. 128 Office, (Harpe) 205-541-3887, Cell (Harpe) 614-361-7058, Cell (Lewis) 615-226-6500, Ext. 139 Office (Bell, Lewis) "Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, Unto him [be] glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen." (Ephesians 3:20-21).

The Year of Stewardship – Time for a Teenager 2018-01-01T18:02:59+00:00

Fresh Start- New Year Devotional! A Facebook LIVE Event!

  Are you sensing it’s time to start over? Do you feel things in life can be better than they are? Have you abandoned past commits? If you have answered yes to any of these questions the good news is you can have a FRESH START! Join us on a week long journey for a powerful time in God January 1-7, 2018 @7:30am CST/ 8:30am EST.  You will learn practical steps in having a FRESH START! #freshstart #share

Fresh Start- New Year Devotional! A Facebook LIVE Event! 2018-01-01T00:14:29+00:00

The Promise BOL Televised Christmas Special

Click here for Breath of Life Website This NBC Television special features a Christmas message from Dr. Carlton P. Byrd, Speaker/Director of the Breath of Life Television Ministry and Senior Pastor of the Oakwood University Church in Huntsville, Alabama. This special will also feature the music ministry of five-time Grammy award winning music great, Sandi Patty; Grammy Award winning artist, Fred Hammond; and the Oakwood University Aeolians Concert Choir, 2017 “Choir of the World” Winners (Llangollen International Music Festival). You may Print or Download flyer click on arrow...

The Promise BOL Televised Christmas Special 2017-11-28T16:59:57+00:00

Oakwood University Church Celebrates 40 Years

  Oakwood University Church Celebrates 40 years in Current Edifice by Pastor Paul Goodridge  September 3, 1977 will long be remembered in the history of the Oakwood University Church, as on this date, the grand opening for its new, palatial 3,000 seat worship facility commenced.  Pastor Eric C. Ward, then Senior Pastor of the Oakwood College Church (now Oakwood University Church), led church members, Oakwood College faculty, and students in the ceremonial march from Ashby Auditorium, its former venue of worship, to the newly constructed Oakwood University Church building.  Ward, accompanied by several dignitaries including Pastor Charles E. Dudley, President of the South Central Conference of Seventh-day Adventists; Calvin B. Rock, Ph.D., D.Min., President of Oakwood College; and Joe Daley, Mayor of Huntsville, AL, cut the ribbon to the church and ushered in a new era for Oakwood University and the church.  Forty years later, on September 9, 2017, Carlton P. Byrd, D.Min., current Senior Pastor of the Oakwood University Church, led out in the anniversary celebration in the current church edifice. The fortieth anniversary celebration began at 9:15 a.m. with a special Sabbath School Program featuring historical reflections by Mervyn Warren, Ph.D., D.Min, son-in-law of Pastor Calvin Moseley, first black pastor of the church, along with the Lesson Study being presented by former Associate Pastors, Michael Harpe, David Lee, Micah Weech, Toussaint Williams, Ph.D., Bob Mounter and Charles Tapp, D.Min. The Divine Worship Experience was truly a memorable event.  The capacity crowd witnessed recognitions given to Annell Wright Rogers, longest continuous serving member of the Oakwood University Church; Barbara Warren, daughter of Pastor Calvin Moseley; and former living senior pastors Richard Tottress, Robert Woodfork, Leslie Pollard, Ph.D., D. Min., John Nixon, D.Min., and Craig [...]

Oakwood University Church Celebrates 40 Years 2017-11-13T06:22:16+00:00

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