Dr. Dudley Speaks On Promise And Possibility At Signal Mountain Presbyterian

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Dr. William Dudley will speak at the 8:15 and 10:40 a.m. worship services on Sunday, at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd., Signal Mountain, on "I Am a Promise, I Am A Possibility," with text fromn Joshua 1:1-9. Sunday School is at 9:15 a.m.

Two new topics will begin on Wednesday, and continue each Wednesday through March 20, beginning with dinner at 5:30 p.m., and the program at 6:30 p.m. "Adventures in Marriage" is a five-week experience that combines fun, fellowship and faith to help grow a marriage. "Road to the Cross," a Lenten journey with Jesus, will be led by Scott Hill for an in-depth look at the four Gospels' accounts of the Cross.

The Highlanders' February lunch brunch will be Thursday, Feb. 28, for delectable deep dish dining at the Fork and Pie Bar in Downtown Chattanooga, leaving the church at 11:15 a.m. For reservations, contact Christie Wildman at 886-2190 or cwildman@signalpres.org.

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