Events For Women And Men Scheduled At Christ United Methodist

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Women at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, are invited to Dressing for the Seasons of Your Life on Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Commons. Certified Christian image consultant Donna Roland will be showing ways to discover your best colors, dress your body shape, and design your closet.

A salad luncheon provided by the ladies of Christ UMC will be served. Tickets are $15 and will go on sale in the church office during the week 

How can you know, love, and serve God in a life-changing way? This three-part course, "Knowing, Loving and Serving God Class" helps you to answer that question. Participants will learn 15 core traits of a deeply committed Christian. The Do Drop In Class, especially designed for newcomers to Sunday School, will begin this study Sunday at 8:30 in M-1. Contact Judy Driggans for more information at 485-9042.

On behalf of the Men Leadership Team at Christ United Methodist Church, the public is invited to the next "Business Lunch", on Thursday, March 6, led by Pastor David Hall of Christ United Methodist Church in East Brainerd.  These business lunches offer fellowship and the opportunity to hear about relative work issues from a Christian and inspirational viewpoint. Open to all men. 

The lunch topic/discussion is: "Can We Love Generously in Business?" The event will be Thursday, March 6, noon–1 p.m. at First Tennessee Bank building downtown, 701 Market St., at the corner of Market and 7th Street, in the 2nd floor boardroom. 

The Ladies Supper Club will be meeting Tuesday, March 4, at 6 p.m. at Macaroni 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 first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Reservations are required each month.

The next meeting of the Book Review Group at will be Saturday, Mar. 22, at 8 a.m. in the Adult Bldg., Room A-13. The book is "Choosing the Amusing" by Marilyn Meberg. If you would like the book ordered contact Becky Hall at 892-9363.


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