Finding Center

Posted on Jun 29, 2020

Finding Center

July, 2020: Our world is out of Center. Our hearts are pushed sideways. Our minds are too filled with unknown. Our actions betray our confusion. There is so much unknown. We are out of balance.

Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries and I (Bill Black) would offer for us centering thoughts. We would invite all to settle into the Center that is God; to enter into the Holy. To be restored in our hope. To live in such prayers

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Thanks be to God

Posted on Mar 7, 2019

Thanks be to God

Much of my (Bill) personal life is centered around recognizing, entering into, and experiencing God moments. My response is an open “thanks be to God.” I do live and love that expression: “thanks be to God.”
In resort ministry we are granted holy moments

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2018 Annual Report

Posted on Oct 13, 2018

2018 Annual Report

FIVE HUMAN HOPES

FIVE GOD GUIDED ACTIONS

FIVE BLESSINGS

 

Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries (SMRM) has worked in the last year with five chosen hopes as set by our Director, Bill Black, and by our Board of Directors:

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Summer 2018

Posted on Jun 20, 2018

Summer 2018

Summer is in full swing with 6 SMRM Summer missionaries serving in Gatlinburg, pigeon forge, and Sevierville. Ministry activities include day camps in local campgrounds, craft booths at theme parks, dinners for international students, and Sunday services in 12 locations. Check out…

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AT Trail Hikers

Posted on Apr 26, 2018

AT Trail Hikers

Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries cares for Appalachian Trail Through Hikers with shuttles, meeting needs, and blessings for their journeys. The following prayer is shared with hikers. It is an honor and blessing to serve these hikers as they journey through God’s creation.

A JOURNEY PRAYER

(A Byzantine Blessing)

Go now with God…

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Opening Worship at Ober

Posted on Dec 19, 2017

Opening Worship at Ober

Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries celebrated a worship service at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort for the blessing of our equipment for the Snow Sports Center and Ski Patrol. It was a

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