New Sermon Series To Begin Sunday At Christ United Methodist

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Pastor David Hall at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, will begin a new sermon series, Oct. 6-Nov. 10 on "Jesus Teach Us to Pray," with a  companion book, "Traveling the Prayer Path," at $10. The sermon series will explore how Jesus prayed in various circumstances and how his prayer life can guide the moments spent with God. Jane Newman will begin a new class Sunday at 10 a.m. in Room M-3. 

From 2-4 p.m. on Sunday in the church parking lot, preschool through grade five children may bring their two-, three or four-wheel bikes for a family program with a wheel parade, story, snacks and obstacle course.

The Joy Seniors Group will meet on Tuesday,  at 6 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Dr. Robert Meyers will be the speaker.

On Wednesday, at 10 a.m., in Room M14, Dr. Cathy Turner will lead a study, "Setting Boundaries For Women: Six Steps to Saying No, Taking Control and Finding Peacc."

The Book Review Club will meet on Saturday, at 8 a.m. in the Adult Building Room A13. The book will be "Your Life, God's Home."

The Women's Ministry will present "Holiday DIY(Do it Yourself)" on Oct. 15, from 6-8 p.m. Decorators and local businesses will help turn the Commons into a showcase for how to decorate your home for the holidays. Enjoy appetizers and desserts while you learn how to make holiday decorating simple. Our guest presenter with be Joe Jumper from The Clay Pot. Tickets are $15 at the information desk on Sundays or in the church office during the week.


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