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Mid Summer Scooping…

»Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in The Scoop Blog | 1 comment

Mid Summer Scooping…

And scoops are happening! GA/AL – Jon Podein will be leaving the pulpit at Calhoun, GA to going to Faulkner University to serve and teach there.  Contact Jon for more on Calhoun (it’s his home congregation). jonpodein@gmail.com.   TN/KY – Andy Walker is going to preach for the Crittendon Drive church in Russellville, KY. This leaves the pulpit open at Woodbury - http://www.woodburychurchofchrist.org/.   AL – After twelve good years Chris Kemp has made the decision to leave Florence Boulevard, Florence, AL.  http://florenceblvd.org/home.   TN – Ed Slaton has worked with the church at Millview for many years (30 or so) and is going to College Grove, TN. Millview already has a preacher. This is just info.   GA...

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Scoops for the summer time…

»Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in The Scoop Blog | 0 comments

Care-takers note:  The scoop blog exists to serve one purpose. To help ministers and churches connect.  We are not a guide to gage the faithfulness of anyone. We are not a promotion tool for any agenda or organization.  We are the yellow pages.  We are not paid by anyone for this work and belong to no one but Christ.  And we have no crystal ball. Therefore to exist we must have your input. We are hereby commissioning you as an official assistant in the scoop-blogging field. It’s a quite simple job: When you hear of a preacher leaving (for whatever reason) a church of Christ let us know. Send an email. Make it second nature.  When you hear of a church adding a ministry role – let us know. Give us any details you have, contacts, specifics of what...

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A whole lot’ta scoopin’ goin’ on (the grammar police will love that title)

»Posted by on May 20, 2014 in The Scoop Blog | 4 comments

A whole lot’ta scoopin’ goin’ on (the grammar police will love that title)

It’s been a few weeks since our last post. We’ve been holding off. I (Dale) leave for El Salvador for a campaign/mission trip this week and wanted to get the scoops out before I left. So…enjoy. And as always let me know what I missed. AL: Dustin Seamore will be moving to preach for the  Millport congregation in north Alabama. Dustin graduated from Freed-Hardeman this past week. MS: My understanding is that his dad, Garvis, has resigned at FHU and will be working with the Madison church in Jackson, MS. SC: Robert Hatfield who has been working with the East Hill church in Pulaski, TN will be moving to preach at the North Charleston, SC church. TN: Jamie Byrom has accepted the pulpit work at the Bethlehem congregation in Murfreesboro,...

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BETTER Scoops

»Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in The Scoop Blog | 5 comments

BETTER Scoops

BETTER: Alabama has been a blast! 131 preachers studying together and encouraging each other in the craft of preachers. Next BETTER is BETTER: Tennessee, September 8-9 in Dickson. Followed by BETTER: Texas September 22-23. Wait till you see the lineup for these two events. As always let us know of corrections and additions by writing us at TheJenkinsInstitute@gmail.com AL: Scott McCown who has preached for the last 15 years at the Parrish congregation is moving to Central Tuscaloosa.  He is leaving Parrish in good shape. The contact for info on that opening is Roger Minor, elder 205.686.9133 or go to: http://www.parrishcofc.com/ AL: The Central Tuscaloosa church has also hired a new Youth Minister. Congratulations to Jay Hall to Central Tuscaloosa. GA/AL:...

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Spring is Springing Scoops

»Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in The Scoop Blog | 3 comments

Spring is Springing Scoops

Be sure to check out the BETTER conference at www.PreachBettter.com - you’ll be glad you did. TN: We’ll start with family news. Our nephew, Drake, is moving to work as the preacher for the Ashland City congregation in middle Tennessee.  We’re proud of this next generation of Jenkins guys and gals and their work for the Lord and wish Drake the best. He has been working with the Huntingdon church in an associate role.  TX: The Central church in Victoria, Texas is looking for a Youth & Family minister. Victoria is a fast-growing town, and the congregation has 386 members and is growing. Qualifications wanted: Bachelor’s degree in Bible or Counseling. Experience in Youth and Family preferred. Must be in good physical and mental...

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Scoops in the winter that won’t end…

»Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in The Scoop Blog | 1 comment

Scoops in the winter that won’t end…

As always, this only works with your input, so send scoops to TheJenkinsInstitute@gmail.com GA: The church in Ellijay, Georgia is looking for a preacher. You can see more at their website: http://ellijaychurchofchrist.org/ TN:  Stephanie McMurtrie, has accepted the Children’s director position at Donelson Church of Christ.  Collegeside is searching for a Youth Minister and Children’s Minister.  Their website is collegeside.org.  AL/FL:  Lee Jamison has accepted the pulpit role in Tallahassee, FL.  This means the Central church in Tuscaloosa, AL will be looking for a preacher.  This is a congregation of 300-400. The elder to contact there is Glenn Grifflin at gnlgriffin@att.net. Learn more at http://www.centralchofchrist.com/. OK: Matt...

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