Studies & Classes

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). 
New class will begin January 22.
Leader 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.  
Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Welcome Center (B141) beginning January22. 
Email Elizabeth Mardesen to register,

Passing It Back
"Passing It Back" 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 — Dec 11; Feb 12, 26; Apr 9, 23; and May 7
Registration online soon for new participants.
Questions: Summers McMurray ( or Judy Huckaby (

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. 
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)
This organization provides opportunities for women of all ages to come together to pray, study the Bible, fellowship and actively serve the Lord in our church, community, and the world through missions. 
2nd Tuesdays (September - May) at 9:30 a.m. We meet corporately and in small groups at various locations. New members are welcome at any time.
WOM Directory [password protected]
Our General Meeting and Christmas Program will be Tuesday, December 12, at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel. The WORD PLAYERS will present their 2017 one-act Advent Play, entitled "SLEEPERS, Wake!" Following this Christmas celebration, Circles will meet, then lunch and fellowship in the Gym. Please make your reservation for the luncheon with your Circle leader. The cost is $8.00. Guests are welcome . . .  please contact Mary Ellen Tarrants at 865-776-2716 or for more information or to make arrangements to join us for lunch. 
3rd Tuesdays are Outreach Days 
4th Tuesdays are KARM Prayer Ministry except Friday, December 22.

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. 
The January meeting will be January 16.
Co-Directors: Angela Felde ( and Shelley Percic (
Register here.

PEP Moms Fall Bible Study
Fall 2017 study meets weekly on Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor
Studying "Prayer" by Richard J. Foster
Facilitators: Heather Hayes, Kim Johnson and Meg Buckner
Contact: Kim Johnson ( Register here.

Quilting Ministry 
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. The group usually meets the first Tuesday each month from 9:30-11:30. Nursery (birth to PreK) is available with reservation ( or 865-291-5237). 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 Our group will be meeting Tuesday, January 16, in the Visitors Center.

Wednesday Fellowship will be studying "While We Wait for Our Beloved" (the books of Philippians, Song of Solomon, Jonah, Nahum, and James). Taught by Penny Cole, Stephanie Edick and Paula Slack. There is a nursery for children where they are taught a Bible lesson by Children's Leaders. 
Meets weekly at 9:45 a.m. in the Chapel. Class will resume January 10.
Register you and your child(ren) here
Contact: Lynn Lambert (

Studying Zechariah - "They Shall Be My People, and I Will Be Their God" and Malachi - "Revering the Lord, Standing in Awe of His Name.
Meets weekly on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. in B203 beginning January10. 
Nursery provided with registration. 
Register here. Cost for both workbooks is $22.50.
Leader Karen Kennamer

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

Flying Solo
Study and support for single moms, meets Wednesdays, 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the Welcome Center, B141. We would love for you to join our study, “Steadfast Love” based on Psalm 107. Nursery for preschool and classes for school age children are available while we meet.
Contact: Helen ( or 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! We don't have a December meeting, but we hope you can join us for the first meeting of 2018 - it will be Thursday, January 25, 6:30-8pm in the Fireside Room. Check Facebook (search CAYA Moms) for updates and gathering information. 
Register here.
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.
Study and start date TBD.
Leader: Laura Ivey

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 (

*Nursery option for weekday classes: if not an online registration, contact Wendy Rast or 865-291-5237.

 Ministry – (Christ Accepts Restores Encourages Strengthens Sustains) is a faith-based care/support group carefully designed to meet the emotional and spiritual needs of women who have been or are in a domestic abuse relationship.
Contact: Suzanne (

Made with the Love of Jesus: If you have a mission-heart for children, and if you sew and are willing to pray, join us to create stuffed animals for local and international children in need at hospitals, shelters, and homes. Call Angela Godel at 865-748-9022 to find out more.

Small Group Leader Training – Contact Suzanne Stelling (291-5279) or Rebekah Peterson (291-5286) to set this up. For more in-depth training, consider becomming a WM intern, either Feb-Apr or Sep-Nov.

Other studies and groups meet in homes. Call for more information or if you’d like to start a group. We’ll provide training, support, materials, and lots of love!

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