Counseling Program Offered At Ridgedale Baptist

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The Counseling Ministries at Ridgedale Baptist Church, 1831 Hickory Valley Road, will offer "Hot Topics With Hot  Chocolate" on Sunday, Jan. 27, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary and then breaking out into sessions led by counselors. Hot chocolate and cookies will follow at 6:30 p.m. in the Christian Life Center.  

Topics are: "Everything But the Kitchen Sink: Fair Fighting Among Family and Friends" for teens and adults; "A Balancing Act," for teens and adults; "Why Forgive Now? A Roadmap to Forgiveness," for teens and adults; "Grappling With Grief," for teens and adults; "Frustration Happens: How to Couple When You Don't Feel Like One," for pre-marital and married couples; and "Mythbusters: What You Always Wanted to Know About Counseling But Were Afraid to Ask," for teens and adults.


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