Women’s fall Bible study starts Sept. 11

August 25, 2013 

Women invited to fall Bible study

A Community Bible Study Women’s Day Class will be offered at 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays, starting Sept. 11, at River Hills Community Church.

CBS is a unaffiliated, international study, where all denominations and ages are welcome. This year’s 30-week study of the Gospel of John is a study of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.

Preschool enjoys a three-year journey through the Bible while first- through 12th-graders study John in core groups.

Register online at lakewylie.cbsclass.org or call 803-526-1470.

Scherer to mark 10 years of women’s Bible study

Scherer Presbyterian Church, 4800 Charlotte Hwy., Lake Wylie, will have a 10-year celebration for its Friday Women’s Bible Study with a luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Sept. 13, after the study that day.

Any woman in the community who has previously attended the study is invited to attend. Anyone who has not attended the study, which begins at 10 a.m., also is welcome.

Childcare is provided; please contact the church at 803-831-7133 to reserve a spot.

Temple Solel ready for High Holidays

Temple Solel will be celebrating High Holidays, with a Reform lay-led service using the Machor “On Wings of Awe” at St. Philip Neri Church, 292 Munn Road.

• Erev Rosh Hashanah: 7 p.m. Sept. 4

• Rosh Hashanah Service: 10 a.m. Sept. 5

• Shabbat Shuvah: 7 p.m. Sept. 6

• Erev Yom Kippur: 7 p.m. Sept. 13

• Yom Kippur: 10 a.m. Sept. 14

For admission information, call 803-619-9707 or email info@templesolelsc.org.

Hear Beth Moore Sept. 14

LifeWay Christian Resources will host Beth Moore’s “Living Proof Live” simulcast Sept. 14 at Christ the King Church.

Living Proof Live, sponsored by Nashville-based publishing company LifeWay Christian Resources, will feature Moore’s storytelling and passionate Bible teaching.

Moore has authored dozens of published Bible studies, books and devotionals for women for nearly two decades.

Her latest LifeWay-published release, “James: Mercy Triumphs,” is a Bible study that equips women to put their faith in action. Moore’s organization, Living Proof Ministries, is based out of Houston.

Dove-award winning musical artist Travis Cottrell, who also serves as worship pastor of Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tenn., is slated to lead worship for the event.

Living Proof Live runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Tickets cost $17 online or $20 at the door, and include live worship with Marcy and Bobby Little and lunch (guaranteed by early registration).

Visit ctkcharlotte.org.

Scotty Smiley to speak, sign books

Scotty Smiley has climbed to the top of Mount Rainier, surfed in Hawaii and skiied in the Alps. All of these feats were accomplished after he became permanently blind in 2005.

Smiley, noted as being the Army’s first active-duty blind officer and company commander, is the keynote speaker Sept. 14 at the Billy Graham Library’s Men’s Breakfast.

“His service to our country and unyielding reliance on his faith is a true inspiration,” said Tom Phillips, vice president of the Billy Graham Library. “Our hope is all those who attend the breakfast will be emboldened in their Christian faith by his story.”

After the ticketed breakfast, the recently appointed Army Major will sign copies of his book, “Hope Unseen” – which documents his life before and after a suicide bomber’s destructive blast resulted in his world turning dark – in a public event beginning at 10 a.m.

Smiley was the recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart for his service in Iraq. He has earned his MBA from Duke, taught at West Point, won an ESPY as Best Outdoor Athlete and is father to three children.

Tickets for the men’s breakfast cost $15. Call 704-401-3256. For more information, visit billygrahamlibrary.org.

Run for God starts Sept. 17

Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane, will begin its fall Run for God series Sept. 17.

Community members are welcome to join this 12-week couch to 5K program, which will meet weekly at 6 p.m. at the church. Experts will talk about preventing injury, proper nutrition and proper footwear.

The nationwide program started with Mitchell Hollis of Dalton, Ga., donning a T-shirt declaring “Run for God” with a stick figure drawing. The program now is being run in more than 400 churches in more than 40 states across the country. The program trains participants by walking for a minute and running 30 seconds for 30 minutes three times a week, until eventually being able to run 30 minutes to complete a 5K.

The Run for God book costs $19 and includes everything you need to know about running and more. To register or for more information, call 803-831-0304 or 704-309-8801.

Dine Mondays

for HOPE

The Waffle House-Lake Wylie and Knights of Columbus of All Saints Council No. 14475 are raising money for Operation HOPE (Helping Other People Everyday), a statewide campaign to help people with intellectual disabilities.

Every first Monday of the month, Waffle House will donate 20 percent of its proceeds to Operation HOPE.

For more information, call 803-746-5464.

Pleasant Hill seeking crafters, artisans

Pleasant Hill/Relevant Church, 15000 York Road, Charlotte, will host its community harvest on Saturday, Oct. 12. They church is looking for crafters and artisans that would like to showcase their talents during the event.

Anyone who is interested in being part of this community event can contact the church office at 704-588-0686.

Community Cafe serves lunch Tuesdays

The Community Cafe offers free weekly lunches 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays at Lake Wylie Christian Assembly.

The Cafe at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church in Fort Mill serves lunch 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Donations are accepted.

For information, call 330-289-1243.

Church hosts free exercise classes

Free exercises classes are offered Mondays at Christ the King Church, 13501 S. Tryon St. Class is taught by Kathryn Webner, registered nurse, health fitness specialist and a personal trainer.

The Beginner Strength & Conditioning Class is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. targeting balance, endurance and improved muscular strength.

This class is appropriate for seniors, the non-exerciser, or someone recovering from an injury.

The Group Circuit Class from 6 to 7 p.m. is designed to improve total body strength and cardiovascular fitness.

This class is offered for all fitness levels, 12 years and older. Bring a mat, towel and water.

For more information, email Katwebner@gmail.com. For church information, call 704-587-0073.

Church offers classes for adults

River Hills Community Church Sunday School offers classes for adults looking for a way to grow in faith and Christian fellowship, including seekers, which resumes class Sunday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m.

• Connections, 9 a.m. Room 116. Continuing a study of C.S Lewis’s book and DVD, “Narnia for Dummies.”

• Seekers, 9 a.m. Room 208.

• Contemporary, 9 a.m. Room 201. Concluding study and discussion of “Mere Christianity” by C.S. Lewis. Then will begin study of the Book of James.

• Fellowship, 9 a.m. RHCO. Continuing the study and discussion of The Book of Genesis.

• Perspective Class, 9 a.m. Room 102 Study and discussion of “Twenty Four Hours That Changed the World” by Adam Hamilton.

• Joy, 9 a.m. Room 104. Study and discussion of “Searching for Heaven” on Earth by David Jeremiah.

Call the church office at 803-831-1615 for more information or visit rhcconline.org.

Singles groups meets Tuesdays

New River Community Church is holding two singles groups, both meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesdays.

FUSION is for anyone out of high school to age 24. The group meets at a member’s home in York. Singles can build friendships through studying God’s Word together, serving in the community, having fun, and discussing challenges of life.

Singles Gatherings is for adults ages 25 and older. The group meets at the church, 133 Carroll Cove Road. Connection and Bible study are the primary focuses. Child care is provided for children 10 and younger.

For more information about either group, email kim@nrcc.net.

Scherer hosts moms

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.

Register online at SMPCA.com or for questions email scherer.rest4moms@gmail.com.

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