New Young Adult Gathering Starts Sunday At Second Presbyterian

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

During the month of April Dr. Perry McCallen will lead a sermon series, "Overcoming Your Fear," at Second Presbyterian Church, 700 Pine St. His topic Sunday at 11 a.m. will be Overcoming the Fear of Your Circumstances," with texts from Mark 4:35-41 and Psalm 23.

The annual Egg Hunt at the Rushworths' home will be Saturday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The hunt will be followed by a light picnic lunch and snacks. The hunt is for all children and grandchildren, up to the 4th grade, at Second Presbyterian.

Each child is to bring a dozen eggs and a bag of wrapped candy to hide and a basket to hunt with.

Sunday Evening a Young Adult Gathering will begin at 6 p.m. Young adults are invited to dinner in the Helwig Fellowship Hall to get acquainted with other young adults in the church and to explore their interest in participating in a small group study each Sunday evening. The group is open to all members and friends who are at least college age and beyond. Brianne Harrah will facilitate the study each week. There is no charge, but reservations are requested to be made by emailing Diane Stocker at diane@secondpreschattanooga.org.


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