Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting, is the first day of Lent in Western Christianity. Ash Wednesday derives its name from the practice of blessing ashes made from palm branches blessed on the previous year’s Palm Sunday, and placing them on the heads of participants to the accompaniment of the words “Repent, and believe in … [Read more…]

Chocolate Mint Day

Today is Chocolate Mint Day. It celebrates anything and everything that is chocolate mint flavored. Today is also Sunday. Sunday celebrates the day God finished the work of creation. We are commanded by God to remember this day and keep it Holy. Please attend a church of your choice today. Arthur City Baptist would be … [Read more…]

Plum Pudding Day

Fellowship room

Today is Plum Pudding Day. It is your chance to eat some plum pudding. Doesn’t this make you happy? You must admit, if it wasn’t Plum Pudding Day, you probably wouldn’t even think about plum pudding, let alone eat some. Today is also Sunday. Doesn’t that make you happy as well? It should. And you … [Read more…]

National Weatherman’s Day


Today is National Weatherman’s Day. This day honors weathermen, and woman who work hard to accurately predict the often fickle weather. Despite major technological advances and supercomputers, forecasting the weather is still a tricky, and ever changing business. I was going to post about Superbowl Sunday, but I figured everyone would be watching that instead … [Read more…]

Joyful Noises

Sanctuary from the Pulpit

Psalms 100: 1 – Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. (King James version) Psalms 100: 1 – Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth. (NASB) Either way, joy is good and “laughter is the best medicine” (not sure where that quote came from). Come join us as we praise God.

Inauguration Day

Inauguration Day occurs in the USA once every four years on January 20. It occurs in the year after presidential elections have been held. The new terms of office of the president and vice-president officially begin at noon in Washington DC. This is the second day that the new President of the USA has been … [Read more…]