In 1902, Janie Weston Chapman was elected the first president of Woman's Missionary Union, Auxiliary to South Carolina Baptist Convention. She was the wife of a prominent upstate pastor, J.D. Chapman. In 1937, WMU's state missions offering was named "The Mrs. J.D. Chapman Offering for State Interests" to honor Mrs. Chapman's strong missions leadership. In 1985, the name was changed to the "Janie Chapman Offering."
Week of Prayer - September 14th-21st
Mission March "Offering Collection" - September 21st
Our Goal: $1,000
Envelopes are in the pews.
More Info On The Offering and How It Is Used Can Be Found HERE
With each new year comes new challenges and new surprises. A challenge that has certainly come as a surprise in the past few weeks is the emergence of the Tide Pod challenge. For those who may not have heard of it, the “challenge” is to eat the colorful Tide detergent pods as if they were candy. For the majority of the population, the risks and dangers of such a “challenge” are clear and we avoid the health risks involved. This begs the question then, why is this challenge catching on, especially with teenagers?
As society becomes more and more connected, we’re learning the consequences of being able to instantly push content out to the entire world. This connectedness in combination with a deep seated desire for confirmation creates situations where people will do just about anything for attention. We’ve seen this before with the gallon challenge, the cinnamon challenge, and many other forms; the Tide Pod “challenge” isn’t the first of these fads, and it certainly won…