Studies & Classes

will be the study of Proverbs on Wednesdays, June 13-July 18 (except July 4) 
in B203. There is a morning (10:00-11:30) and an evening (6:30-8:00) class. A workbook will be available for a nominal charge. Nursery is provided for both morning and evening classes. A program for elementary-age children is offered for only the morning class. Please register for yourself and your child(ren). Registration link will be posted here soon!

Registration for all fall classes
will be online beginning June 11 at Thankfully, we have no cap on the number we can handle in the studies; however, nursery could get full. Mark your calendars to register June 11, if you need childcare. Nursery is on a first-come, first-served basis.

At the Table
Each month a committed band of friends explores a new topic from a Christian perspective. This is a great way to get started in a small group or can be a resource for your existing small group. 
Topics and materials are available at
Contact Rebekah Peterson for more information.

CARESS (Christ Accepts Restores Encourages Strenghtens Sustains)
is a faith-based care/support group designed to meet the emotional and spiritual needs of women who have been, or are in, a domestic abuse relationship. Statistics show that in the Christian community, 1 in every 4 women experiences family violence. We are currently studying "The Search for Significance" by Robert S. McGee. This group can be joined at any time. 
Contact: Barbara Nichols at 865-659-0756 to join so materials will be available for you and for more details.

Beginning Knitting Classes
See the information below under MONDAYS

Made with the Love of Jesus
Ladies with a mission heart for children and the ability to sew are invited to join this ministry to create stuffed animals for local and international children in need at hospitals, in shelters, and homes. Call Angela Godel at 865-748-9022 to find out more.

Quilting Ministry
See the information below under TUESDAYS.


The following classes and groups are listed according to the day of the week that they generally meet.

Beginning Knitting Classes
Come learn how to make simple hats to donate for children undergoing chemotherapy at Children's Hospital. There is a $25.00 charge for supplies.
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Watershed 109.
To register contact Mary Carson or 865-805-7510

Just Moved
This is a Christ-centered study to help women through the transition of moving.
Classes meet weekly during the school year at 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor (B211). 
Leader Bev Faught

Moving On
This is a new class that is offered to those women who have completed at least one semester of Just Moved. 
Meets Monday mornings 9:30 a.m. in the second floor Welcome Hall.
Contact Bev Faught

Middle School Moms 
Join us for biblical community as we dig in to God’s word for us and our families during this season.  
Study: "Middle School Makeover" by Michelle Icard
Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Welcome Center (B141) through April 23.
Email Elizabeth Mardesen to register,

Passing It Back
PIB is a ministry for moms of young children to be encouraged and equipped by moms who have already walked the road. Young moms are invited to join us in times of fellowship, teaching, and discussion to glean the wisdom of older moms as they share what they wish they had understood as young moms.
Classes meet in W123, 9:15-11:15 a.m.
Meeting dates: Mondays — Apr 23 and May 7
Questions: Summers McMurray (

SideBySide Knoxville
This is a ministry for medical and dental wives, including wives of students, residents, fellows, attending and practicing physicians or dentists. 
Meetings are 2nd, 4th, and 5th (when applicable) Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m., Fireside Room during school year. 
Current study: The Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer
Contact: Lili Vincent or 865-405-5761

Homeschool Support
This group shares information, provides a supportive network, and answers questions about homeschooling.
4th Mondays during the school year at 7:00 p.m. Fireside Room.
Contact: Susan Seaman

Women On Mission (WOM)
WOM welcomes all CSPC women and guests to join its monthly meeting of fellowship, learning, snd service. We are a multi-generational group sharing in fellowship, studying God's WORD, and serving in our community and beyond.
2nd Tuesdays (September - May except March) at 9:30 a.m. We meet corporately and in small groups at various locations. New members are welcome at any time. 

Tuesday, May 8, 9:30 a.m.
General Meeting in the Chapel followed by Circles in assigned meeting rooms before a prepared lunch in the Gym.
Circle 1 Fireside Room
Circle 2 B223
Circle 3 B200
Circle 4 W124
Circle 5 W120
Circle 6 B203
Circle 7 Parlor
Circle 8 B224
Circle 9 B201
For more info, contact Mary Ellen Tarrants, or (865)776-2716.

Evening Circle
Tuesday, May 8, 6:00 p.m.
Circle 10: Visitor's Center (B141)
Contact Eliza,

WOM Outreach Days
Tuesday, May 15
Ronald McDonald House, Circle 2-Contact Chris Nixon (865)816-3942 to help prepare lunch for the families there.
Mobile Meals, Circle 4-Contact Bev Faught (865)332-8264 to help deliver lunches

May 22 : KARM Prayer Ministry, all circles and CSPC women are invited to pray over the beds in the women’s dorm. Contact Dana O’Kelley at (865)805-4380.

WOM Directory [password protected]
3rd Tuesdays are Outreach Days to Ronald McDonald House and Mobile Meals
4th Tuesdays are KARM Prayer Ministry
Contact: Mary Ellen Tarrants or (865)776-2716

PEP Moms
We offer mothers of young children (expectant mothers through early elementary) an opportunity to experience Christian support, fellowship, and spiritual growth.
3rd Tuesdays during the school year at 9:30 a.m. Fellowship Hall. 
Co-Directors: Angela Felde ( and Shelley Percic (

PEP Moms Winter/Spring Bible Study
Winter/Spring study meets weekly on Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor 
Study: Warren Wiersbe's "Be Right: How to Be Right with God, Yourself, and Others"
Taught by: Paige Winck
Facilitators: Heather Hayes, Kim Johnson, and Meg Buckner
Contact: Paige Winck (
Register here.

PEP Moms Retreat
Speaker: Suzanne Stelling
Topic: BREATHE: She Took a Deep Breath in Time
When: May 4-6 (Friday night- Sunday morning)
Where: Cohutta Springs, GA - 1hr, 45 min away
Who: Current & Past PEP Moms, Passing It Back Moms, CAYA Moms, ANY MOM! Grab your bestie!
Registration is closed.

Quilting Ministry 
May-August (Usually 1st or 3rd Tuesday of each month from 9:30-11:30)
Call for date and location details. We will continue through the summer months.

This ministry is offered to create a remembrance for someone who has lost a loved one. Special quilted items (lap quilt, pillow, place mats or wall hangings) can be created using the loved ones clothing. T-shirts, ties, Oxford work shirts, dresses, or most any lighter weigh fabric can be used to make the memorial item. We meet monthly and would love to have you join if you are interested in creating an heirloom memory for others. A variety of skills are needed ... sewing, cutting and ironing. Call for date and location details. We will continue through the summer months. Please contact Donna Barton for details about having an item created for you or if you are interested in working with the group 865-806-8615 or

Wednesday Fellowship
is a women’s Bible study with a long history at Cedar Springs. Members bring their friends and neighbors to study and discuss God’s word together. Next year we will be studying the Gospel of Luke and will begin in September. Our materials cost $10. Our teaching team includes Penny Cole, Paula Slack and Stephanie Edick. Nursery and a teaching time with Dana O'Kelley is provided for our little ones. Please register online beginning June 11. 
Meets weekly at 9:45 a.m. in the Chapel. 
Contact: Lynn Lambert (

Meets weekly on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. in B203 during school year. 
Nursery provided with registration. 
Leader Karen Kennamer

Women’s Evening Bible Study
Meets weekly through May 2 on Wednesdays during the school year at 6:15 p.m. B224. 
Contact: Heidi Weimer

Flying Solo for Single Moms
is a study and support group for Single Moms with children of all ages. We are currently on Summer Break, but will resume our weekly meetings in September. At that time, nursery will be available for preschool and classes available for school-age children. In the meantime, if you have questions or want information, please contact: Helen, (865) 919-0336.

CAYA (Come As You Are) Moms 
Looking for friendship and support with other moms who also have elementary-age kids? Join CAYA Moms! Check Facebook (search CAYA Moms) for updates and gathering information. 
Contacts: Robin Lefler (, Mary Ellen Starmer (, or Caroline Ervin (
Shepherd/Mentors: Susan Cafferty, Jackie Campbell, and Karen Coppock (865-254-8520,

Friday Morning Bible Study
Meets 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor during school year.
Contact: Laura Ivey at 865-684-8016 or

Women’s Sunday Study
Meets weekly 9:45-10:45 a.m. in B212. 
We are currently journeying through 12 different Psalms, learning and practicing these prayers of the heart.
Leader: Rebekah Peterson (