Christ Church South will offer a five-week class about the Book of Common Prayer and how to use it beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday and continuing the same time each Sunday. Tommy Davis, Travis Albea and the Christ Church clergy will lead the class. The class will provide an overview of the major sections of the prayer book, along with practical training in how to incorporate it into one's daily spiritual life.
Bethany Word of Life Tabernacle Men's Department will present its first 2018 Men's Ministerial Sunday program at 10 a.m. Sunday on the church campus, 6808 Paluxy Drive in Tyler. A community outreach/fellowship dinner will follow the program. Call 903-534-0094 for more information.
HOLLY BROOK BAPTIST MEN STUDY PROVERBS
A men's Bible study of the book of Proverbs is continuing at Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869 in Hawkins. The group meets weekly from 8:15 to 9 a.m. on Tuesdays in Room D-101-03 of the Family Life Center. Men of the area are welcome. Call 903-769-2091 or visit www.hollybrookbaptist.org for more information.
'BELOVED DISCIPLE' STUDY FOR WOMEN
"Beloved Disciple" is the title of a Beth Moore Bible study of Jesus' disciple John for women of Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869 in Hawkins. The 11-week study will be offered from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. starting Wednesday at the church. Joyce Grisham will lead the sessions and is the person to contact to reserve a workbook. Call 903-769-2091 or visit www.hollybrook baptist.org for more information.
WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Community Christian Fellowship, 15704 Texas Highway 110 N., Lindale, in the Garden Valley area, invites the women of the community to an eight-week, DVD ladies' Bible study, created by Bill Johnson, called "Strengthen Yourself in the Lord." This study shares scriptural encouragement on how people can confidently face struggles and move past them. Choose one of two locations: Lindale Library, 200 E. Hubbard St., 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, or at the church, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Bible study begins this week at both locations. There is free child care for the church-based study, but participants must register by Sunday at childcare.ccflindale.org. Call 903-882-8501 for more information. Optional workbooks are $15 and can be purchased at the study.
SANCTITY OF LIFE SUNDAY
Community Christian Fellowship, 15704 Texas Highway 110 N., Lindale, in the Garden Valley area, invites the community to hear Beverly Kline, founding director of Living Alternatives, on Jan. 21, Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. All are welcome. That Sunday is a day for Americans to focus on the value of each and every human life.
Best-selling author and Bible teacher Kelly Minter will present Cultivate: A Women's Gathering Around the Word on Jan. 26 and 27. The event will take place at First Baptist Church in Tyler and is being presented by that church, Marvin United Methodist Church and Christ Church, Episcopal. Cultivate seeks to unite women from all walks of life together for a weekend of deep biblical teaching, guided prayer times, acoustic worship and intentional focus on local and international missions. Minter will teach three messages about the life and ministry of Joseph around the theme of "When God Does a Deeper Work." The event will highlight a local ministry, The Mentoring Alliance, and an international ministry, Justice & Mercy International. Cultivate will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 26 and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Early bird tickets cost $30 and are available until Dec. 31. Regular admission costs $35 and starts Jan. 1. Groups of 10 or more will receive a discounted price of $30 per ticket. Students can attend for $25. To register for Cultivate with Kelly Minter, visit www.cultivatevent.com/tyler-tx. To learn more about Kelly Minter, visit her website at www.kellyminter.com.