Adult Ministry

Many opportunities for engaging in study and discussion are available for adults at RHCC. Adults who are looking for a way to grow in faith and in Christian Fellowship are invited to explore any of the following classes which are held on Sunday mornings.

SUNDAY STUDIES

CONNECTIONS - 9:15 a.m. Room 116 Contact: Ellen Gillis eg1641@bellsouth.net Attendance 16 on roll/average attendance 13 Description: Primarily single women 50+ .Septembers study will be A Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp, a chapter book/video study. Class members lead discussion..

CONTEMPORARY - 9:00 a.m. Room 201 Contact: Sherry Nelson sherrylakewylie@bellsouth.net Attendance: 50+ on roll/average attendance 40. Description: Primarily middle-aged couples, but open to all. Becoming a completely committed follower of Jesus. Septembers study will be the completion of 100 Top Questions In The Bible and mid-September will begin the study of Simplify by Billy Hybels.

FELLOWSHIP - 9:00 a.m. RHCC Building Contact: Roy Atwell royatwell@att.net Attendance: 8-14 per Sunday Description: 60's and 70's, but open to all. Bible study-reading and discussion. For September, the Fellowship Class will be studying the Prophecies that point to Jesus.

PERSPECTIVE - 9:00 a.m. Family Room Contact: Cyndie Smith cynthias_99@yahoo.com Attendance: 14 on roll/average attendance 8-10 Description: Class to accommodate choir members and members who have difficulty negotiating stairs. Septembers study will be “The Way" Walking In The Footsteps of Jesus" by Adam Hamilton.

FAITH AND FAMILY - 9:00 a.m. Room 208 Contact: Martha Park swpmsp@aol.com Attendance: 15 average/ 20 on roll Description: Primarily adults 35-50, but open to all adults. Studying growth in our faith as families. Traveling Light by Max Lucado is an 18-week study which began in July. Class is facilitated on a rotational basis.

RAISING KINGDOM KIDS - 9:15 a.m. Room 104 Contact: Carr Bennett carrbennett@me.com Raising Kingdom Kids is made up of primarily families with young children.


MONDAY STUDY

BROTHERS EXPLORE THE BIBLE - 7:00 P.M. FAMILY ROOM - Men of all ages are welcome. This exploration is open to the community. Bring a neighbor or coworker. This fellowship and study between Christian brothers present the opportunity to determine how God's Word has had an impact on our week as well as the rest of our lives. It also provides an opportunity to share and gain some insight with men that may have experienced the same things in their lives. Come join us as the Almighty guides us down the road we call life. For more information, you can call Tom Wollenberg at 704-519-8946 or e-mail thewollyngroup@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY STUDY

COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY - We invite you to join our Ladies Day Class on Wednesdays beginning in September. We are an interdenominational Bible study for the community, a place for women of all ages to be nurtured, encouraged and challenged in God's word. Open to women of all faiths and knowledge levels. Each meeting includes personal study group, group discussion, teaching and written commentary. For more information, please contact Michelle Locklear at 803-810-9590 or by email at cbslakewylie@gmail.com.

IN-DEPTH STUDY OF THE BOOK OF NUMBERS, BEGINS THIS FALL-Study of the Old Testament illuminates and deepens your understanding of the New! Numbers, the fourth book of the Old Testament, is 36 chapters long and chronicles the amazing patience and protection of God, Our Loving Father, in the face of the disobedience and even rebellion of His children. (As a child (and perhaps as a parent) who of among us could not relate to this topic?) You'll learn about life in the wilderness, the significance of the Nazarite vow (Samuel and Daniel), the dedication of the wilderness tabernacle (the first Hannukah), the spies who incited rebellion, the disobedience of Moses and the adventure of Balaam and his donkey. And these are just a few of the subjects covered. Join us at 5:00 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning September 9 for 36 weeks of interdisciplinary study from a Hebrew perspective.

FRIDAY STUDY

An in-depth study of the Book of Deuteronomy begins on Friday, July 10 at 8:30 a.m. in Room 116. The only textbook is your own Bible, any version will do. If you want to take notes, you can bring a notebook or write in the margins of your Bible. There are 49 lessons each structured as a lecture (about an hour in length) with visuals displayed on a large screen TV. Because the lessons are on-line, it's easy to keep up from your own computer if you need to miss a lesson. For more information contact Nancy Palmer at 704-458-5662 or dncjbran@bellsouth.net.

MINISTRIES
GRIEFSHARE PROGRAM - Have you recently lost a loved one? Are you still acutely mourning the passing of a spouse, a parent, a friend or a child even though it's been years since it happened? At some point in our lives, we all have to face the sadness that comes after the death of a loved one. This group is designed to provide practical and spiritual means by which grief can be managed, shared and even transformed into a stronger hope in Christ's resurrection. If you or anyone you know is suffering with grief following the passing of a loved one, please contact Pastor Jason at 803-831-1615 or Nancy Palmer at 704-458-5662 for more information on this new program at our church. The next program date will be announced.

CARE AND KINDNESS MINISTRY - We provide support for church members during times of grief, illness or other hardship. We are a contact for shut-ins and others who may be confined to a nursing home, assisted living or rehabilitation center. Activities of the team include visiting, phone calls, preparing and distributing goody packages at holidays, sending cards and helping with meals. On occasion, team members have provided transportation to appointments. The team works closely with the Board of Deacons and new members are welcome! For more information, please contact Cyndie Smith at cynthias_99@yahoo.com or 831-1510.

BORN AGAIN BEADERS - A small group ministry of RHCC, hopes their Soncatchers will bring happiness and joy in the knowledge that God loves people deeply and wishes them peace today and always. If you would like to join the group for fellowship and jewelry making, they meet in the library every Thursday from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. For information about the group, bead or jewelry donations or about obtaining a Soncatcher, please call the church office at 803-831-1615.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY - Do You Knit or Crochet? Would You Like to Learn?? If so, we would love to have you join us. We are the RHCC Prayer Shawl Ministry—a group that meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. in Room 116 in the Sanctuary Building. We work on and bless the shawls and pray for the recipients. We hope that they wrap, enfold, give comfort, solace and warmth to those who receive them. You may become involved by making shawls or by requesting a shawl for a friend or loved one. For further information, please contact Anne Nielsen at 831-1086.


Event When Details
In-Depth Study of The Book of Numbers Begins This Fall Wed Sept 9, 2015-Fri Apr 1, 2016 5pm More
Brother's Explore the Bible Thu Jan 1, 2015-Wed June 1, 2016 7:00 p.m. More

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