2nd Presbyterian Women's Retreat Will Be Jan. 25

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The annual Women's Spiritual Retreat at Second Presbyterian Church, 700 Pine St., will be Saturday, Jan. 25, from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., with lunch at 1 p.m. 

This retreat sponsored by the Presbyterian  Women brings the women of the congregation together to have fellowship time and share their faith journey.The leader for the retreat will be Betsy Kammerdiener, chaplain at Memorial Hospital. Her focus will be "Little Known Characters of the Bible." The cost of the retreat, including lunch, will be $10. Make your reservations by calling the church office or contacting Suzanne Rushworth at 267-5451.

Continuing a sermon message series on Establishing Priorities for the New Year, Dr. Perry McCallan will speak on Sunday, at 11 a.m., on "Are You A Good Steward of God's Grace,' with text from Psalm 16:7-11 and I Peter 4:7-11. 

Wednesdays for Wonderful Wednesday, continuing a study of Essential Truths of the Christian Faith will be "The Holy Spirit as Sanctifier."

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