Living Lean and Loving It
LAKE WYLIE Good Samaritan UMC, 5220 Crowders Cove Road, offers an eight-week class on weight control through proper nutrition, exercise and behavior management.
The class is offered by Anne Sink, R.D. and L.D., on Thursdays starting Jan. 17 at the church. Classes run 6:30-8 p.m. Class limit of 20, and participants must begin Jan. 17. Cost is $100 per person, or $150 per couple.
Contact Anne Sink, 704-969-0149, to register.
Financial Peace University
LAKE WYLIE Good Samaritan UMC, 5220 Crowders Cove Road, hosts Financial Peace University beginning Jan. 28. Classes run nine weeks 6:30-8 p.m. and cost $89 for materials, with $30 of for the first eight couples. For more information, call 803-517-8037.
LAKE WYLIE Good Samaritan UMC, 5220 Crowders Cove Road, leads a Beth Moore Bible study on the book of James. Cost is $15 for eight sessions. For more information, call 704-607-3741.
World religion study
LAKE WYLIE Good Samaritan UMC, 5220 Crowders Cove Road, explores and compares major world religions in a six-week study starting Jan. 23. The class runs Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m. There is no cost. For more information, call 941-209-2974.
Scherer hosts moms
LAKE WYLIE Scherer Presbyterian Church, 4800 Charlotte Hwy., hosts REST4Moms from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month.
Mothers begin the morning with coffee, tea and goodies, followed by topics of interest, crafts, conversation and discussion. Children are treated to crafts, snacks and playtime. Annual cost is $10.
Bible studies held Wednesday
LAKE WYLIE Community Women’s and Grades 1-3 Bible studies are held from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays at River Hills Community Church to share the books of Amos and Isaiah concerning prophecies of Jesus Christ.
CBS is an international Bible study that is nondenominational and unaffiliated with any church, open to all women of all faiths and knowledge levels. The study includes morning devotional, small group discussion of home-study questions and a large group review.
A nursery and preschool class also are available. Grades 1-3 have their own core group and lecture studying Amos and Isaiah. For information, call 803-366-1940 or visit lakewylie.cbsclass.org.
Lake Wylie Lutheran hosts Community Cafe
FORT MILL The Community Cafe offers free weekly lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, S.C. 160 W. and Gold Hill Road.
Donations are accepted. For information, call 803-548-5489 or 330-289-1243.
A new location will be opening Jan. 22 at Lake Wylie Christian Assembly.
Get help with grieving
FORT MILL Ultimate Life Church on Carowinds Boulevard offers support for people coping with losses in life such as divorce, death, jobs, loved ones, dreams, friends. Learn how to overcome the emotions that go along with the loss and begin to function with joy in your life again. Groups meet at 7 p.m. the first and fourth Fridays of each month. Call 803-329-1396.
Mothers of Preschoolers, an international, nondenominational Christian organization, meets at First Baptist Church, 121 Monroe White St., Fort Mill.
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