Marriage Class Beginning Aug. 20 At Bayside Baptist

Friday, August 9, 2013

"Marriages That Minister: A Portrait of Christ and His Bride the Church", a 13-week series designed to give a fresh perspective of God's masterpiece marriage, will begin Aug. 20, meeting Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Bayside Baptist Church, 6100 Highway 58, Harrison. The sessions will be led by Kirk and Melanie Lewis. Childcare will be available. For more information, contact the church  at 344-8327.

 

Upward Soccer registration is now being accepted. The early registration cost per child is $60. After Aug. 26 it will be $70. The deadline for registration is Sept. 5.  For information contact Darie Jordan or Erin Nanney at 344-8327.


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Beyond Freedom Of Speech - And Response

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Roy Exum: Want To Protest? Get Paid!

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