Lenten Study, "The Way," Begins Sunday At Christ United Methodist

Thursday, March 06, 2014

At Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, encounter the life and ministry of Jesus in a fresh and exciting new way in "The Way: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus " which will begin Sunday, March 9 through Easter in two 10 a.m Sunday school classes, Today’s Life in M-2 (contact Sandra Wagner 531-4474) and Almost Adults in M-4 (contact Greg Boring 893-8968).

Food For Thought will begin a new Lenten study using, "Give Up Something Bad For Lent," by James W. Moore on Wednesday, March 12.The group meets from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. in Room M-5. For more information contact Becky Hall at 892-9363.

Women, join us on Wednesday, from 6-7 p.m. for a group session on careers led by Jennie Hobbs. We will explore different aspects of your career, figuring out how you have been gifted, exploring tips on creating an effective resume, and practicing interviews. Get support in making your career what you have always dreamed it should be. Sign up today as space is limited.

Dan Stevens, Certified Credit Counselor, will lead a one hour class on the "12 Most Common Mistakes People Make With Their Budget," March 12, 6 to 7 p.m. in M-5. For questions, contact Dan at dan94sup@gmail.com.

Divorce Care is a class dedicated to helping individuals who find themselves struggling with the many difficult challenges of divorce. The goal of the class is to help individuals find help for their hurts, discover hope for the future and experience God's healing. The format of the class will include viewing a 45 minute video on an issue related to separation and divorce and then group discussion for 45 minutes regarding the video as well as what is going on in the lives of group members. Pam Johnson, Licensed Clinical Social Worker will lead this class on Thursday nights March 13- March 27 in M-3, 7 to 8:30 p.m.. Childcare available upon request. Contact Pam at 413-1225.

Fourth and Fifth Graders will participate in a great weekend together on March 28-29. There will be food, fun, devotions, movie time, games, and lots of laughter. Cost is $40 per person. However, if families need full or partial scholarships that can be arranged by contacting MaryBeth at childrensministry@christplace.org. We will leave by 5 p.m. on Friday and return by 4 p.m. on Saturday. Register with the church office.


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