Discussion Of Cumberland Presbyterian Beliefs At First Cumberland

Thursday, September 20, 2012

"The Church: Universal" will be the theme for Dr. Gary Carver on Sunday, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1505 North Moore Road as he continues a sermon series on Cumberland Presbyterian beliefs at the 11 a.m. service. 

A feedback discussion on the sermon will be Wednesday evening.


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