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 for the morning class is full so please contact Wendy ( or (865)291-5237) to get on the waitlist. There is space in the evening nursery. A program for elementary-age children is offered during the morning class. Please register for yourself and your child(ren). Register here!

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). 
Contact Debbie Knapp
Register here 

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
Register here

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: Sept 10, 24; Oct 15, 29; Nov 12, 28; Dec 10; Jan 14, 29; Feb 11, 25; Mar 11, 25; and May 13
Questions: Summers McMurray (
Register here

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
Register here

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 Tuesday (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. 
For more info or to register, contact Mary Ellen Tarrants, or (865)776-2716.

Evening Circle - Circle 10
Meets 2nd Tuesday September - May
Visitor's Center (B141) 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Eliza,

WOM Outreach Days
Mobile Meals, (the 3rd Tuesdays of each month) June 19, July 17 and August 21
KARM Lunches (the 4th Fridays) June 22, July 27 and August 24
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Bible Printing Ministry (last Tuesdays) June 26, July 31 and August 28
KARM Prayer Ministry for the Women's Dorm Thursday, June 28; Tuesday, July 24, Thursday, August 30 
Contact Dana O’Kelley (865)805-4380 or Debbie Henn (865-560-6228) to sign up.

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: Abby Fennell ( and Erica Moore
Register here

PEP Moms Date Night
Thursday, August 2, 6:00 p.m. you will want to join us in the Watershed to hear Cathy and Steve Chesney speak with us on marriage. The night will include dinner ($10/person). Limited nursery available at $5/child, with a maximum of $10.
Registration for the evening will be available here no later than June 25.

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. Beginning in September we will study the Gospel of Luke. 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 (
Register here

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

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

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.
Register here 

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. 
Beginning June 10, we will be reading and studying John S. Leonard's book Get Real: Sharing Your Everyday Faith Every Day. Pick up your copy of the book at your favorite book retailer. This study will help you learn to recognize and seize the countless opportunities to authentically bring the good news of Jesus to the people in our everyday lives. We (and other Sunday School Classes) will be studying alongside the Summer Elective class lead by Matt Avery.
Leader: Rebekah Peterson ( or (865)291-5286.