Signal Mountain Bible Church Has Several Upcoming Activities

Monday, June 9, 2014
A Ladies Summer Bible Study at Signal Mountain Bible Church, 4872 Shackleford Ridge Road, will begin Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m. Judith Walter will lead a Beth Moore's study on I and II Thessalonians, "Children of the Day." It will meet Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. at the church through Aug. 5. The cost is $17. Sign up in the foyer.
 
Midweek on the Mountain Wednesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. will be a presentation on "The Gospel and Mental Health," led by Louis Belva, a church counselor at Signal Mountain Bible and pastor of Crossroads Church in Rossville.
 
A Trailblazer Outing will be a Sunset Cruise on the Southern Belle Monday, June 16, beginning with supper at 5:30 p.m., and a trip on the Southern Bell at 7 p.m. The two-hour cruise in $18.95. Purchase tickets by calling 266-4488 Be sure to specify the June 16 Sunset Cruise. Sign up in the foyer.
 
"Christ-Centered Marriage: A Work in Progress," sponsored by the Men's Ministry Team will be Friday, June 20, at 6 p.m.  Married couples are invited to a special session with Phil Downer. Join us for a light dinner and a program focusing upon building Christ-centered marriages. Childcare is provided. Saturday, June 21, a guys-only follow-up with Phil Downer for men will be over breakfast at 7:30 a.m.

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