New Studies Offered At Christ United Methodist

Friday, March 11, 2011

The Open Door Singles Ministry at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, will begin a new study and discussion on "Single Men Are Like Waffles, Women Are Like Spaghetti," beginning Wednesday, March 16, from 6-7 p.m. in Room A-9 and Sunday, March 20, from 5:30-7 p.m. in Room A-12. For more information, contact Cathy Turner at 892-9363.

To help kick off the new study, a Spaghetti and Chocolate Waffles dinner will be held Sunday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m. at Reunion Clubhouse.

Bring your favorite pasta sauce, salad, ice cream and drink. For more information, contact Vickie Pemberton at 580-4395.

A Lenten sermon series, "Questions God Asks Us," will begin Sunday, March 13, and continue until April 24. A parallel study on the same topic will also begin Sunday at 8:45 a.m. in Room A-10 led by Michael Brown and at 10 a.m. in Room A-14, led by Dr. Cathy Turner. Another Lenten class, "How to Dance With the Devil On Your Back," will be at 10 a.m. in Room A-4, led by Bill Teem.


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