New Sermon Series And Several New Classes Begin In January At Christ UMC

Thursday, January 02, 2014

A new sermon series at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, will begin this Sunday, called Loving Generously. In this five week series there will be a brief video each week that follows the fictional Donovan family met last year in the Living Generously series as they learn how to be generous in their relationships. If you would like to participate in a discussion group during this series, please consider attending one of the following classes. At 8:30 a.m., Welcome Class for those new to Sunday School – M3. At 10 a.m., Lighthouse –A4; Today’s Life – M2; Almost Adults – M4; and Service Station – A14.

There will be a new study, "This I know For Sure" by Babbie Mason on Wednesdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in Room M-5 begining January. There will be Food For Thought for great study of scriptures and relevance to your life. For more information contact Becky Hall at 892-9363.

Mom2Mom will begin "Setting Boundaries for Women: Six Steps to Saying No, Taking Control, and Finding Peace" led by Dr. Cathy Turner on Jan. 9, 10:00-11:30, Room M-5. This class is for moms of infants through teenagers and is a great way to make new friends and support each other through the parenting years. Childcare is provided. Contact Cathy for more information 892-9363.

The East Brainerd Community Theater will hold auditions for its spring musical, "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown," Sunday and Monday, Jan. 12 and 13, at 7 p.m. at Christ United Methodist.

Parts are available for men and women ages 15-50. Auditions are open to the public. Actors can audition either night. Please prepare a short song. Accompanist provided. Show dates are March 21-23 and March 27-29. For more information, please call Stephanie Pearson at 902-1797.

The Ladies Supper Club will be meeting this Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Bonefish Grill on Gunbarrel Road. Please call Ann Boleman to make a reservation at 855-8701. The Ladies Supper Club was formed to encourage single women who are age 50+ to make and build strong friendships. The group meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Reservations are required each month.

Women of Worth (WOW) will begin "Finding Purpose" led by Dr. Cathy Turner on Jan. 8. The study will help you discover you Spiritual Gifts, personal style, and passions so that you can better understand your God-given purpose. Join us Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30, Room A-14. Childcare provided with reservation. Contact Cathy for more information 892-9363

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Roy Exum: Clemson Prayer And Much More

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