Author Archives: Joanie Williams



Joanie Williams

This Week at Hood Memorial
in Church

This Week at Hood Memorial

301 Yard Sale We are collecting items for the 301 Endless Yard Sale. The yard sale is this Friday and Saturday.  Donations can be brought to the church this week…if you are able, we appreciate...

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June 10, 2019
No Exceptions!
in Church

No Exceptions!

And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God is its light, and its lamp is the Lamb. The nations will walk by its light,...

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May 28, 2019
Mothers and the Church, part 3
in Church

Mothers and the Church, part 3

Today we share a story of another beloved mother at Hood Memorial. We can learn from the stories of mothers along our faith journey. These are women and mothers in our church family who helped...

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May 14, 2019
Mothers and the Church, part 2
in Church

Mothers and the Church, part 2

Today’s blog continues our short series on mothers of the church. We share stories of mothers along our faith journey–women and mothers in our church family who helped shape the faith of their own children or...

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May 13, 2019
Mothers and the Church
in Church, Gratitude

Mothers and the Church

Today’s blog serves to honor God in two ways.  In honor of upcoming Mother’s Day, we are going to be sharing stories of mothers along our faith journey–women and mothers in our church family who...

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May 07, 2019
My Soul Cries Out
in Encouragement

My Soul Cries Out

Tonight, my soul is crying out.  I am mourning the death of two more at UNC-Charlotte this evening.  My soul aches, my brain is confused, and my whole body is scared.  When we lived in...

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April 30, 2019
Hosanna! to Hallelujah!
in Hope from Hood

Hosanna! to Hallelujah!

Reread the Resurrection story in John 20: 1-18 Reflect:  What does that story mean to you?  How does story speak truth into your life? Reflect: How has God saved you?  What did it take for...

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April 24, 2019
Hosanna!  Save Us!
in Encouragement, Lent

Hosanna! Save Us!

Then those who went ahead and those who followed were shouting,  “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Blessed is the coming kingdom of our ancestor David. Hosanna in the...

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April 15, 2019