#COTW Sturgis UMC


This week’s CHURCH OF THE WEEK is Sturgis United Methodist, under the pastoral leadership of Bro. Zac Cox.PASTOR’S NAME: Zac Cox

CHURCH: Sturgis UMC

CHURCH ADDRESS/TOWN: Sturgis, Miss. — coming from Starkville on Hwy. 12, it is on the left just a few yards from Sturgis- Louisville Road.

Bro. Zac Cox and his fiancé, Melyndie McCreary

 

PASTOR’S BIRTHDAY: 10-08-1993

PASTOR’S HOMETOWN: The Carolina Community in Itawamba County 

FIANCE: Melyndie McCreary

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT THE CHURCH YOUR ARE SERVING? The churches (Sturgis UMC and Big Creek UMC) care so deeply for other people. The churches are laid back, and welcome anyone into the church. They focus on other people and the communities needs first. It’s very amazing how well Sturgis works with her sister church Big Creek they both worship and work with each other extremely well! Both lean on each other for support. They support me very well epically as a “kid” from Carolina. 

HOW MANY YEARS HAS THIS CHURCH BEEN WORSHIPING GOD TOGETHER IN THIS LOCATION? 97-98 years 
HOW MANY IN REGULAR ATTENDANCE? About 15-20 

WHAT MINISTRIES IS THIS CHURCH KNOWN FOR? 

The churches are known for their great support in the local food pantry. The churches also sends out yearly Christmas baskets to the shut in. The churches also never backs down to help anyone. Sturgis is also backed and helped tremendously by Big Creek. Both churches do an outstanding job reaching souls for Christ. They both have a tremendous impact in the communities they serve. 

 

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