Special Events


Goodbye receptions for Margaret, Rebekah, and Caitlin

In June, we will celebrate the ministries of three strong and faithful women who have served Christ at Idlewild in Christian Formation and Outreach. Please click here to read a letter with more information, mark your calendars for the dates below, and participate as you are able. 

Caitlin, Rebekah and Margaret have shaped the life of faith at Idlewild. These women have made our church home a place where Christ is the center and ministry has thrived. Join us as we give thanks to God, and to these women and their families, for their ministries among us.

  • June 2nd, Caitlin Bomar - at First Sunday Lunch in Montgomery Hall
  • June 23rd, the Reverend Rebekah Abel Lamar - following the 11:00 worship service in the T.K. Young Room
  • June 30th, the Reverend Margaret Burnett - following the 11:00 worship service in the T.K. Young Room


June 9 – Congregational Meeting

A congregational meeting has been called for June 9 following the 11:00 service for the purposes of reviewing the terms of call for Anne H.K. Apple and Sara Dorrien-Christians, dissolving the pastoral relationships with Rebekah Abel Lamar and Margaret Burnett, and presenting the balance of the 2019-2020 budget.


Parents Night Out 

June 7 - June 21 - July 19 - Aug 16
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Kids 5 to 12 years old
Cost: $25 (includes dinner)
Register now

The EEC is offering four opportunities for a Parent's Night Out. This will be a night of fun for kids and  includes dinner for the kids. Cost is $25. This is for kids 5yrs - 12yrs. times are from 6pm - 9pm. Each night will be a different fun theme. Sign up on line through the EEC website. Space is limited so sign up now!

  • June 7- Onsite Escape Room
  • June  21- Art Expressions
  • July 19- Slime Time
  • Aug 16 - Olympics


Pilgrimage to Pentecost - June 9

Pentecost Sunday, June 9, 2019
3:30 p.m.
Rhodes College Bryan Life Center
Presbytery of the Mid-South


The day will feature...

  • Glorious Worship with Communion
  • The Rev. Dr. Byron Wade, preacher
  • Massed Choir of Youth and Adults
  • Service Project for Mid-South Food Bank
  • Offering to RIFA

Register: Realm Events or at church (May 26 or June 2).

Food Donations: Bring food donations for the Mid-South Food Bank to the church by June 9.

Offering: Please take cash to the event for Regional Interfaith Association offering. 



Pastor Steve's Retirement Celebration was May 5

Many thanks to everyone who helped celebrate Pastor Steve's last Sunday on May 5, 2019.  It was a magnificent day at Idlewild, and he truly appreciated all of you. If you like to give to his love offering, either send a check to Idlewild Presbyterian Church with the designation “Steve Love Gift” in the memo, or you give in the Realm app or online.  This is not tax deductible.


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