Hixson United Methodist Older Adult Ministry To Hear Missionary Thursday

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Missionary Rebekah S. will speak at the XYZ's Older Adult Ministry at Hixson United Methodist Church, 5301 Old Hixson Pike on Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m.

"Rebekah will share her insights from spending years in mission to Muslims. Hers is a fascinating story that will challenge your beliefs and enlighten your heart. Everybody is welcome to join us and learn more about God's reconciling work in the Muslim world," church officials stated.

The Mom's Bible Study will be meeting on Wednesday evenings for the summer from 6:30 - 8 p.

m.  There will be Yoga from 6:30 - 7 p.m. in the Children's Worship space and then a meeting in room G-16 from 7 - 8 p.m. to discuss a book from the bible. 
 
Vacation Bible School will be June 23-27 from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 4 through completed 4th grade. The theme is Weird Animals: Where Jesus' Love is One of a Kind. 

 


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