Special Adult Study Begins Sunday At Signal Mountain Presbyterian

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Winterim 2013 Into the World, a three-week adult study in helping others, will begin on Sunday, at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd., Signal Mountain, with a winter waffle warm-up from 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. in Dudley Hall. Session One will begin at 10:15 a.m. for adults, with children and youth in their regular classes. Guest speaker Brian Fikkert will speak on "Helping Without Hurting; Taking the Next Steps."

A Grief Recovery Support Group will begin Sunday, at 4 p.m. in Cornerstone Building Room 301. The 12-week seminar is a support group for people who are grieving over the death of someone close to them. For more information or to register, contact Christie Wildman at 886-2190 or cwildman@signalpres.org.

"Habakkuk For Today," a Bible study for women taught by Jean Smith, will begin Thursday, Jan. 10, at 9:30 a.m. in Cornerstone Building Room 301. Childcare by reservation is available by eamailing mlabel@signalpres.org.


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