Studies & Classes

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


Just Moved
9:30 a.m.
Parlor (B211)
Next class begins January 13
This is a Christ-centered study to help women through the transition of moving.
Contact: Debbie Knapp
Register here.

Moving On
Weekly beginning January 13
9:30 a.m.
This is a new class that is offered to those women who have completed at least one semester of Just Moved. 
Contact: Sherry Lam
egister here.

Moms of Teens (formerly Middle School moms)
2nd and 4th Mondays 
9:30–11:00 a.m.
Visitors Welcome Center (B141)
Are you the mother of a middle school or high school student? Did you know that research shows that this is the hardest season for moms as our job description changes. Researchers also found that moms connected with a group of other moms in the same season did the best! Come as we study, pray, laugh, and connect to make these often daunting years easier for our families. We will be studying Effective Parenting in a Defective World by Chip Ingram. Please join us!
Contact: Sara Heaton (
Register here.

Passing It Back
Mondays twice a month (see schedule below)
9:15-11:15 a.m. 
Watershed 123
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.
Meeting dates: Dec 9; Jan 13, 27; Feb 10, 24; Mar 9, 24; Apr 6, 20; May 4
Questions: Summers McMurray (
Register here.

SideBySide Knoxville
2nd, 4th, and 5th (September-May) 
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Fireside Room

This is an outreach ministry for medical and dental wives, including wives of students, residents, fellows, attending and practicing physicians or dentists. Childcare (Birth-Pre-K) is available with a reservation. Check here for more information.
Contact: Lili Vincent or 865-405-5761

Homeschool Support
3rd or 4th Monday 
7:00 p.m.
Fireside Room

This group shares information, provides a supportive network, and answers questions about homeschooling. 
Contact: Heather Fulghum,
Register here.


Women On Mission (WOM)
2nd Tuesday (September - May except March) 
9:30 a.m. and 6:15 p.m.
General Meetings in the Chapel
WOM are women who study the Bible, fellowship, and serve the Lord together. The group is large, but it is made up of smaller groups called circles. General meetings of the large group are held four times a year. The other months circles meet individually either in homes or at the church. WOM is open to all CSPC women and their guests. Our next WOM meeting is Tuesday, December 10 at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel for all Circles. We will have a general meeting followed by a special Christmas music program. Circles will meet in their assigned rooms following the program. Lunch will be served in the gym at noon. Make your reservations with your Circle leader. The cost is $10.00. Come and join us! To join or for questions, contact: Cathy Edington 865-310-2047

WOM Service Opportunities:
All women are invited. Contact Dana O'Kelley (865)805-4380 or Chris Nixon (865)310-3681 to volunteer. Carpooling available.
December 7 - Christmas Joy Luncheon in Watershed, 10:00 to 12:30 
December 16 -KARM E-Bed prayer in Women’s Dormitory, 10:15 to 11:30 a.m
December 17- Mobile Meals and Ronald McDonald House Lunch,10:00 to 12:00
December 24 -KARM E-Bed prayer in Women’s Dormitory, 10:15 to 11:30 a.m

PEP Moms
December 10
9:30 a.m.
We offer mothers of young children (expectant mothers through early elementary) an opportunity to experience Christian support, fellowship, and spiritual growth.
Co-Directors: Meg Buckner ( 423-580-2873) and Hannah Chambers ( 865-742-6412)
Register here for the PEP Moms School Year.

Quilting Ministry 
Tuesday, December 3
Watershed 124  

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. Please contact Donna for details about having an item created for you or if you are interested in working with the group.
Contact: Donna  Barton ( or 865-806-8615)


Wednesday Fellowship
No classes in December; class resumes January 8
9:45 a.m. 

This is a Bible study with a long history at Cedar Springs. We desire to encourage women to draw near to God, understand His redemptive plan through the study of Scripture and fall more in love with Jesus. Members are invited to bring their friends and neighbors to study and discuss God’s word together in the context of both lecture time and small groups. Our next study begins September 4, and we are excited to announce that we will be studying Luke's historical account of the early Church in The Acts of the Apostles. Class materials cost $10. Our teaching team includes Stephanie Edick, Paula Slack, Julia Christenson and Bisha Harrington. Nursery and a teaching time with Dana O'Kelley and Lucy Van Cleve is provided for our little ones. 

Contact: Lynn Lambert (
Register here.

No classes in December; class resumes January 8
10:00 a.m. 
We will be studying Covenant- Knowing God's Covenant. God enters into a binding agreement with His people and always keeps His promises. Trusting Him as a covenant partner frees us from the bondage of worry and anxiety. See this incredible thread running from Genesis through Revelation. This study will transform the way you read the Scriptures! Workbooks are $24.75. You will need to order your own workbook from
Register here.
Contact: Karen Kennamer (

Wednesday Evening Bible Study
No classes in December; class resumes January 8
6:15 p.m.

Join us as we study the prayers in both the Old and New Testaments and discover how they are relevant today. No book is needed; just bring your Bible. Lectures are stand alone and do not build on previous weeks, so you can join us anytime! Our study is taught by a team of leaders and is in a lecture and small group discussion format. If you need nursery, please register.

Register here.
Contact: Cynthia Dempster (

Flying Solo/Divorce Support Care
No classes in December; class resumes January 8
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
B141 (Visitors' Welcome Center)
Please join us. We will be using Shattered Dreams by Larry Crabb along with Scripture to teach, lead, and encourage us. If you have found yourself going through a divorce or have gone through one recently and feel you need the support of others and someone who has been there, please join us. Nursery available for Birth-Pre-K (register online at and look under Wednesdays); classes available for school-age children. 
Contacts: Nikki Dickson ( or 865-719-5399) and Niki Walden ( or 865-621-0236)
Register here.

CAYA (Come As You Are) Moms 
3rd Wednesday 
December Craft Night Date - TBD
6:15 p.m.
Conference Center   
What is CAYA Moms? It's a group for moms of elementary-age children, coordinated by moms who have been through that busy stage of life. We host speakers who discuss relevant topics for this age group. We invite moms to come and enjoy the friendship, fellowship, and support of other moms in the same season of life. Visit the CAYA Moms Facebook page to connect with relevant posts and gathering information.
Shepherd/Mentors: Susan Cafferty, Jackie Campbell, and Karen Coppock (865-254-8520,
Register here.


Friday Morning Study
9:30 a.m.
Parlor (B211)
See God's blueprint for the Gospel unfold as we study the book of Hebrews. The book has earned the reputation of being a masterpiece. Scholars believe it was written for Jewish Christians who lived in Jerusalem. Its purpose was to exhort Christians to persevere in the face of persecution. Won’t you join us in our study of Hebrews?
Contact Laura Ivey ( or 865-684-8016

CARESS (Christ Accepts Restores Encourages Strenghtens Sustains)
Meets Friday evenings
Gather in Reception Hall and go to room
This 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. A new ladies group is forming. Please join us! Private support is also available.
Contact: Barbara Dean ( or 865-659-0756) to join so materials will be available for you and for more details.


Women’s Sunday Study

Weekly 9:45-10:45 a.m.
Women's Sunday Study will be meeting on December the 8 for a time of reflection on the sacred meaning of Christmas and December 15 to celebrate the birth of our Lord with a fellowship brunch. We would love for you to come. This class consists of a group of women from all walks of life. Please join us anytime.
Leaders: Robin Carroll, Robin Stooksbury, and Christy McElroy

Service Ministries

Beginning Knitting Classes 
This ministry makes hats for patients at Children’s Hospital undergoing chemotherapy or other testing.  The pattern is simple and no previous knitting experience is needed.  There is a $25.00 charge for supplies.  
Contact: Mary Carson ( or 865-805-7510)

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. 
Contact Angela Godel ( 865-748-9022)

Quilting Ministry
See the information above under TUESDAYS.

Available materials for a small group

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.

DVD Studies
Women's Ministries has a number of studies available for check out. Call 865-291-5214 to see if there is one you or your small group might want to borrow.