Adult Equipping Classes Offered At Woodland Park Baptist

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Adult Equipping Classes at Woodland Park Baptist Church, 6735 Standifer Gap Road,, will begin Sunday and Wednesday.

Classes on Sunday, at 6 p.m. will be "Jesus the One and Only," a Beth Moore study led by Debbie Bates in Room 167; "Living God’s Will, Following God," led by Carey Dean, Eddie Rasnake, and Carl Willis and meets in room 135; The Gospel of Luke, led by BJ and David Lawson in room 159; Mission Life, led by Larry Frick, meets in room 169; and "Victory Over Darkness," led by Dr. Ken and Lyn Martin and meets in room 156.

Wednesday classes will be "Divorce Care," led by Vicki Jackson in room 166; "Lord, Teach Me How to Study the Bible in 28 Days" a class for women led by Tommye Hammel in room 152; "Message of Grace," led by Bruce Daugherty in room 155; "That the World May Know, The Promised Land," by Ray Vander Laan. This study for women is led by Nikki Bautista and meets in room 169 and beginning Jan. 22, "Welcome to the book of Galatians."


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