Let Freedom Ring Sermon Series Begins At Second Presbyterian

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Dr. Perry McCallen will begin a series of sermons on "Let Freedom Ring" on Sunday, at Second Presbyterian Church, 700 Pine St. 

"We will take a journey through the Scriptures in order to contemplate the only source of true and lasting freedom." 

His topic on Sunday at 11 a.m. will be "Declaration of Dependence," with text from Proverbs 4:24-27 and John 15:1-8.


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