Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Offers 7-Week Marriage Course

Saturday, May 24, 2014

A 7-session course at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, 310 North Bragg, "The Marriage Course," will be on  Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. May 28 thru July 16 (no class on June 25 due to VBS-Market Place). Topics will include:

• How can I be happily married to the same person for a lifetime?
• Learn practical tools to improve and strengthen your marriage.
• For couples who have been married for one year to 61 years.
• No group work – You will not be asked to share anything about your relationship with anyone other than your spouse.

$25/couple includes materials; nursery is not provided. Facilitators for the class are Barb and Joe Novenson and Joy and Dwight Montague. For questions contact marriagecours@lmpc.org or 821-1028. With questions, contact marriagecourse@lmpc.org or 821-1028.

Hank Currin has accepted the position of Middle School Youth Director. Hank will join the staff May 22 and will work alongside Robbie Sweet before he completes his tenure in this same position.

Hank is a native of Lookout Mountain and graduated from McCallie School and Centre College (2011). He served as a senior high intern for a year before working for Southern Champion Tray. While there, Hank continued as a volunteer leader with our high school students and is excited to be able to focus full-time on our middle school ministry. Hank is married to Kellie (Kent) and they currently live on Marvin Lane. 


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