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NEW 6:30 P.M.

WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASSES

Class
Rm/Start Date
Financial Peace 200/January 7
University (FPU)
led by Greg and
Cindy Walker

OPEN DATES FOR CHANCEL FLOWER DEDICATIONS


January 25 and March 15 are open for a
church member to bestow their choice
of chancel flowers in memory or honor
of a person or life event. Sentiments are
published in that Sundays bulletin. To
reserve one of these dates email sara@
woodmontcc.org (first come basis).
WILDLY POPULAR SPEAKER RETURNS
SUNDAY JANUARY 4 AND SUNDAY JANUARY 11!
Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies
at Vanderbilt has just written a new book on the Parables of Jesus.
Woodmont members are invited to attend her lectures this Sunday,
January 4 and next Sunday, January 11 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 105.
Topics: January 4 - Whats Going On in the Middle East? January 11
- The Parables of Jesus. Note: Disciples and Challenge Sunday
School Classes will attend these two weeks. You are also invited
to attend Dr. Levines lectures at Congregation Micah on January 6
- The Prodigal Son, January 13 - The Good Samaritan, and January
20 - The Laborers in the Vineyard.

Discovering Your 232/January 7


Spiritual Type
led by Allen
McDonald
Understanding 105/January 7
the IsraelPalestine
Conflict
led by Michael
McRay
DivorceCare
(starts at 6:15 p.m.)
led by Anne
Alexander Stauffer
and Janet Wall

The Bay Room/


January 7
(Thirteen-Week
Series)

Celtic Spirituality 100/January 14


led by Dr. C. Roy
Dont miss the opportunity to share enriching experiences with Stauffer
your church family. Groups meet once a month in the home of
a dinner group member. Dinner Groups are a wonderful way to
grow closer as a church community. To sign up please visit www.
tinyurl.com/WCCDinnerGroups and fill out the online form, Faith, Film and TBA/February 4
then wait for information about your first gathering! Questions? Meaning
Email Mary Clare Pyron at maryclarepyron@gmail.com.
led by Clay Stauffer

FELLOWSHIP DINNER GROUPS START IN JANUARY

Description
This isnt your typical money class. FPU is
practical, and fun! It is a nine-week class and
will walk you through budgeting, dumping
debt, planning for the future, and more! Visit
www.tinyurl.com/FinPeaceWCC to register and
to buy the class kit: Questions? Please contact
Cindy and Greg Walker at 615.519.8724 or at
cindy.h.walker@gmail.com.
Why is it that sometimes we feel our spiritual
needs are being nourished and other times we
feel empty inside? What is your spiritual type and
how it is nourished? Discovering Your Spiritual
Type will focus on these questions and help you
discover the answers.
Mr. McRay will teach us about the Israel-Palestine
conflict, its history and current state of affairs.
Michael is Adjunct Professor in Forgiveness and
Reconciliation, Restorative Justice, Israel-Palestine,
and International Conflict Resolution at Lipscomb
University and received his Masters Degree in Conflict
Resolution from Trinity College in Dublin at Belfast.
DivorceCare is a small group of people experiencing
separation and divorce. Learn how to deal with your
past and rebuild your future in a confidential and
healing environment, and find encouragement
and support through videos and honest discussion.
Attend as few or as many meetings as you like.
There is a one-time $20 materials fee. For more
information, call the office at 615.297.8563 or visit
www.tinyurl.com/DivorceHealing.
In a time when dramatic changes are taking place
in Western Christianity, Celtic Spirituality (drawing
inspiration from the lives of ancient Celtic Saints) offers
a fresh stirring of the Spirit among us and a deeper
understanding of God for us. What did Pelagius and
the Celtic Church teach in contrast to Augustine and the
Roman Church? Come and find out.
This class will look at movies which have Christian
and spiritual themes.

JOIN US FOR MISSIONAL WEDNESDAY DINNER ON JANUARY 7


Join us at 5:35 p.m. in Drowota Hall for
the first Missional Wednesday of the
new year. The meal will be provided
by The Nashville Food Project (TNFP).
The program topic is Woodmonts
international mission work in partnership with Unbound.org. We invite
and encourage families with middle and high schoolers to attend
and learn about the experience that their children will have when
they travel to Guatemala. The Menu: Lasagna (with a vegetarian option),
Mixed greens salad, Garlic bread and Cheesecake bars. Reservations
are due by noon on January 5 and can be made online at www.tiny.
cc/5StarWoodmont, by email: rvaughan@woodmontcc.org by calling
615.297.8563 or on this Sundays Connection Card. While there is no set fee
for this meal, we encourage you to support their work with a donation.
ABOUT THE NASHVILLE FOOD PROJECT (TNFP)
The Nashville Food Project (TNFP) is a local
organization that provides increased access to healthy
foods in homeless and working poor communities
across Davidson County. The interconnected issues of
poverty, low wages, unemployment and rising food
and living costs all contribute to the growing food
insecurity rates in our city. For more information or
to get involved, visit www.thenashvillefoodproject.org or call our
office in Woodmonts South Hall at 615.460.0172.
HELP NEEDED FOR ROOM IN THE INN ON
JANUARY 30, MARCH 20 AND MARCH 27
Room In The Inn has opportunities for you to serve locally for one night in
mission. We need two overnight hosts (couples often serve together) on
January 30, March 20 and March 27. Top of the line air mattresses and individual private spaces with locked doors are provided for hosts. After supper,
you may relax at South Hall (please stay at South Hall). Contact Christine
Reed to sign up at contactingchristine@gmail.com or 615.794.1054.
WOODMONT JANUARY BIRTHDAYS
You may download the January birthday list by visiting www.tinyurl.
com/BirthdaysJan. Contact the church office at 615.297.8563 if you
would like a copy or email sara@woodmontcc.org to have one emailed.

NEW MORNING WORSHIP SERIES BEGINS THIS SUNDAY

WOODMONT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES

9:30 a.m.
Series: "Jesus, His Life, Mission & Message" focused on the Gospel of Matthew
Disciples
Class
in
Room
105
led
by
Dr. C. Roy Stauffer. This class focuses on the
Sunday January 8, 2015 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Scriptures and how they speak to our lives today.NOTE: We will hear Dr. Amy-Jill
Clay Stauffer, preaching
Levine speak January 4 and 11 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 105..
Sermon: "This I Believe"
Challenge Class in Room 200 led by Bob Herrick. This class discusses
Scripture: Micah 6:8, Matthew 7:24-29
contemporary issues from a Christian perspective using a variety of formats. NOTE:
We will hear Dr. Amy-Jill Levine speak January 4 and 11 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 105.
THIS SUNDAYS WORSHIP AT THE BRIDGE, 5:15 P.M.
Young Adult Sunday School in the Boardroom led by Dr. Rob Quinn. Note: start
time is 9:45 a.m. This is a one-hour class focused on the Bible attended by many
Clay Stauffer, preaching
young ddults between the ages of 26-35. This class offers an open forum for inSermon: "This I Believe"
depth reading and discussion of scripture.
Scripture: Micah 6:8, Matthew 7:24-29
Spiritual Journeys for Women - A Closer Look at Celtic Spirituality in The Bay
Room led by Anne Alexander Stauffer. The Good News for You in 2015! Much of the
BY OUR PRESENCE AND OUR GIFTS
vitality, energy, and creativity we seek in our Christian lives to face our challenges as
Date
Sun. School Total Attendance
Operating
women can be restored! Take a trip with us back to our roots, to the Goodness, Love,
December 7
364
983
$56,232
Nature, and Vision of the Early Church before its original message was captured,
December 14 WTB
1064
$86,990
changed, and controlled by organized religion.Meet this Jesus who longs to meet
December 21 297
883
$109,761
you NOW. Join a fellowship of enduring, supportive, new friends for a new year!
December 28 227
577
$64,452
11:00 a.m.
JANUARY 4, 2015
Reflections Class in Room 200 led by Dr. C. Roy Stauffer. This is a Bible and issue
Communion Prep: OPEN
based class that thrives on discussion and group participation. Participants explore
Service Coordinator: 9:30 - OPEN and 11:00 - Linda Webb
questions of the Christian faith.
Video Camera: 9:30 and 11:00 - OPEN
Spiritual Journeys Class (2nd Hour co-ed) in The Bay Room led by Anne
ELDERS SERVING
Alexander Stauffer. A coed confidential group dedicated to sharing its "experience,
9:30 a.m. - Pat Malone and Donovan McAbee
strength, and hope" based upon the twelve steps of life in Christ and spiritual
11:00 a.m. - Mary Kiger and Rich Sanderson, Pat Malone - Hospital
principles for more abundant living. Participants find the class a safe and uplifting
5:15 p.m. - Rich Sanderson
way to build community and process lifes challenges in a solution oriented format.
DEACONS SERVING
Pathways Class in the Boardroom led by Laura Dovan and Christy Brown.
Throughout the year we will watch video lessons and host speakers who share
9:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
Roy Jordan
Jade Forlidas
their insight and perspective on the challenges facing the modern Christian family
Tim Perry
Nick Forlidas
including marriage, prayer, and growing our faith.
Jonathan Farmer
Teri Diamond
Points of View Class in Room 105. This class is an informal discussion group
Betty McHugh
OPEN
that addresses current issues in the relationship between modern culture and
Chris Smith
OPEN
Christianity. It will both challenge and affirm your beliefs.
OPEN
OPEN
College/University Aged Young Adults in Room 107 led by Thom Schuyler.
OPEN
OPEN
This is a one-hour class focused on the Bible attended by many young adults
OPEN
OPEN
between the ages of 19-25. This class offers an open forum for in-depth reading
WEEKLY PRAYER PARTNER:
and discussion of scripture.
First Christian Church, Halls, TN

WALK THRU BETHLEHEM COSTUME RETURNS


Costumes should be returned clean and on hangers with head ties
in the provided bag. Theyare to be checked into the mansion at the
bottom of the stairs (they will be brought upstairs for you) on one of
the following dates: January 4 from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., January
7 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and January 11 from 9:00 a.m. -12:00
p.m. If you cannot make a check in date, place your costume on the
rack in the mansion.

CWF GENERAL MEETING


Our Next General Meeting is Tuesday
January 6 at 11:00 a.m. in Room 105.
Lunch will follow in Drowota Hall.
Its a new start to a new year! Lets start the year
with our finances organized and in order! Kay
Quinn from Quinn Financial Partners will advise
us on how to do just that! Guests are welcome!
Our CWF Board Meeting is also on January 6 at 9:45 a.m. in Room 100.

Woodmont Christian Church


3601 Hillsboro Rd Nashville, TN 37215
www.woodmontchristian.org