McCallie School Men's Ensemble Guests For Signal Presbyterian Worship Sunday

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The McCallie School Select Men's Ensemble will lead in the 10:40 a.m. worship service Sunday at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd., Signal Mountain. Dr. Tim Filston will preach at both the worship services on "Forget Your Wallet?" part of the continuing Fall Sermon Series, Cause to Pause. His text will be Luke 9:1-6.

The topic for the Family Night Made in 3-D program Wednesday, Nov. 6, will be on "Sex: desire and intimacy." The program begins at 6:15 in Dudley Hall. Dinner at 5:30 is by reservation. The program on Nov. 20 will be Family Craft Night with a selection of pottery from River City Pottery and no pre-ordering. 

The Highlanders will attend the Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes Dec. 7. Lunch, sightseeing and the  program will be $125 and must be paid by Nov. 7. Make reservations with Christie Wildman at 886-2190 or 

"Christmas Chai With Malachi,"  a four-week Bible study for women, will be Nov. 7, 14, 21 and Dec. 5 at 9:30 a.m.  in  Youth Café. Register at, or or 886-2190.

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