Tyson Speaks at Eagle Springs Church
On Sunday, Sept. 13, Eagle Springs United Methodist Church will celebrate the 135th homecoming with Dr. Vernon Tyson as guest preacher.
Tyson is known through out the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church as its "preacher and story teller." He has served over 50 years in pulpits through out the eastern half of North Carolina.
Tyson's five brothers all entered ministry and chose to serve United Methodist Churches in North Carolina. Tyson served as interim for Southern Pines United Methodist Church when it was in transition several years ago.
Tyson and his wife, Martha have four children. Son Tim Tyson has written the book, "Blood Don't Sign My Name," which is being made into a movie and filmed here in North Carolina. The Tysons have traveled to Russia, Israel, Mexico, Peru, Liberia and Ireland, where he led worship services.
Worship will begin at 11 a.m. The Marcus United Methodist Church Choir will provide special music. Dinner on the grounds will follow at 12:15 p.m.
People are encouraged to bring their favorite picnic dish, says a spokesman.
Myron and Barbara Dice currently serve as co-pastors of Eagle Springs. Regular Sunday worship at Eagle Springs begins at 10 a.m. each Sunday. The Sandhills Circuit youth meet at 6 p.m. each Wednesday evening at Marcus United Methodist Church. Eagle Springs is a part of the Sandhills Circuit, which includes Pleasant Hill and Marcus United Methodist Churches.
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