Arise, your light is come! The Spirit's call obey; Show forth the glory of your God Which shines on you today.
This is the opening stanza of one of my favorite hymns, a hymn that speaks of the glory of god that shines on us and through us. And for more than 40 years Wilmington Island Presbyterian Church has been a beacon shining forth the light of Christ to our community, our city and our world.
Today, a new light is dawning in our church, a new day has begun. You can see it in the faces of those who gather for worship. You can glimpse it shining forth in the children who come to our Preschool, to our Sunday School classes and to other programs here at the church. You can observe it whenever we gather to study and pray together.
God has blessed us here at the Wilmington Island Presbyterian Church, and God will continue to bless us as we seek to walk in the light of Christ, as we obey the Spirit's call, this day and always.