Love And Respect Class Offered At Hixson United Methodist

Friday, March 28, 2014

A Love and Respect Building Blocks class at Hixson United Methodist Church, 5301 Old Hixson Pike, will meet in the parlor on Sundays, March 30 through May 11 frp, 5-7 p.m.

Childcare will be provided. The cost will be $10/person or $18/couple. The class, limited to 20 people, will be facilitated by Jeff and Carmen Rawiszer. The class is based on the teachings of Ephesians 5:33.This class will cover the following topics:

March 30: Pink and Blue: Not Wrong, Just Different

April 6: Great Date Night

April 13: Hollywood or Holy Word?

April 20: 80:20 Ratio

April 27: Not Communication, but Mutual Understanding

May 6: My Response is My Responsibility

May 11: Review of the 5 Concepts

Each session begins with a 10-20 minute overview of the concept, followed by a short discussion time, Finally we will wrap up each session with a 10-20 minute teaching on how to apply the concept to each of the three Love and Respect cycles, followed by more discussion prompted by the study guide questions.

For more information, call Jeff at 423 362-6720 or Carmen at 423 760-9598.


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