Christian Education Classes Resume At St. Timothy's Episcopal

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Christian Education Formation classes at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 630 Mississippi Ave., Signal Mountain, will resume on Sunday. 

"What It Means to Be an Episcopalian" will be the first of three sessions, led by Bill Steverson and Bill Mullins on denominational identity. The first two, on the Nicene Creed, will meet in the Parish Hall at 9:30 a.m. "The Making of the New Teastament Canon," will be at 9 a.m. in the Urban Room, presented by Bart D. Ehrman, professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina,  Chapel Hill. "Evil in the Lives of Christians" will be at 9:30 a.m. in Room 20, facilitated by John and Renee MacCoon, with a video series look at the topic of evil from a Christian perspective.

The Women of St. Timothy January meeting will be Thursday, Jan. 17, in the Parish Hall. The program will be a gospel music history and sing-a-long led by Kathy Tugman. The social hour begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $8. For reservations, sign up in the Narthex or contact Laurie Buchanan at 886-2706 or email littlelaurieann@hotmail.com.


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