David Cook Is Guest For Adult Formation At Good Shepherd Episcopal

Thursday, February 7, 2013

David Cook, columnist for the Times Free Press, will be the guest speaker for the Adult Christian Formation Sunday, Feb. 10, at The Church of the Good Shepherd, 211 Franklin Road, Lookout Mountain. The meeting will be in the library at 9:15 a.m.

The John B. Stout Memorial Pancake Supper with Fat Tuesday festivities will be Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Come dressed as crazy as you dare. The cost is $4 for children and $6 for adults. Good Shepherd Care for Creation canvas shopping bags will be on sale for $2.50 with all proceeds donated to Episcopal Relief and Development.

Ash Wednesday services on Wednesday will be at 7 a.m., noon and 6 p.m.

Lenten Morning Prayer at 8:30 a.m. in the chapel will be Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, starting Monday, and continuing through March 27. Lenten Quiet Day will be Thursday, Feb. 21, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.


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