Studies & Classes


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Come & See Quarterlies

Wednesday, February 5 

6:15-7:30 p.m.


Deni Kidd, local author of In Her Threads, will be speaking to us about her experiences with refugees. This book is a collection of one-page stories depicting the cultural struggles and pure will to survive of countless refugees who have settled in Knoxville. Cedar Springs Christian Store has books on hand now if you want to pick one up before that evening or after you hear her speak. This quick read will help prepare you for the upcoming Mission Conference.

Rebekah will be our chef with a dessert bar including scrumptious gluten-free and grain-free options.

If you need childcare (birth - elementary-age), register them here.

Please join us! Feel free to invite your Book Club, neighbors, and friends.



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


Just Moved
January 26, February 3, 10, and 24
9:30 a.m.
Parlor (B211)

This is a Christ-centered study to help women through the transition of moving.
Contact: Debbie Knapp
Register here.

Moving On
January 26, February 3, 10, and 24
9:30 a.m.
This is a class 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: Jan 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 
Next meeting March 23
7:00 p.m.
Fireside Room

This group shares information, provides a supportive network, and answers questions about homeschooling. No meeting in February.
Contact: Heather Fulghum,
Register here.

Craft Night
Monday, February 24 
7:00 pm
Fireside Room in the Family Life Center
Our group is growing and we want you to join us! Bring your portable craft project with you and make new friends. We share ideas for numerous crafts from clothing accessories to decorating ideas. And, of course, we talk as we use our hands to create treasures but we are also creating lasting friendships! You are encouraged to bring a friend with you.
Contact Mary Carson at 865-805-7510 for more information


Women On Mission (WOM)
Locally and around the world
2nd Tuesday (September - May except March) 
9:30 a.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Come and join WOM,  a diverse group of women who meet together for Bible study, fellowship, outreach, encouragement, and laughter. There are 10 circles, or groups of women, who are growing in Christ as they serve one another and reach out as the hands and feet of Jesus locally and around the world. WOM welcomes all CSPC women of all ages and their guests.
To join or for questions contact: Cathy Edington ( or 865-310-2047).

WOM Regular Meetings:
Time: 9:30 – 1:00 (day) or 6:15 p.m. (evening)
Location: Church and in Homes

WOM Day Circles:
Circle 1- Fireside Room, contact Nancy Bowman, 865-945-2896
Circle 3- Home of Nancy Ritchie, 1940 Cottington Ln., 865-250-0192
Circle 4- Cafe area of the church, contact Dana O'Kelley, 865-805-4380
Circle 5- Watershed room 120, contact Terri Vitkus, 865-765-2425
Circle 6- Home of Doris Reed, 12712 Complain Rd., 865-803-7978
Circle 7- Panera Bread, Peter's Rd., Contact JoAnn Smith, 865-454-2668
Circle 8- Home of Kris Jones, 9720 Stone Henge Ln., 865-719-3463
Circle 9- Home of Kay Autrey, 1704 Pheasant Ridge Trail, 865-482-4713

WOM Night Circles:                                
Circle 2 - Empty Nesters, Room B224 at 6:15 p.m. Come join our newest Circle for women at a new stage of life. Contact Stephanie Green 865-712-3113 or for more information. 
Circle 10 - Hearts and Souls, Room B141 at 6:15 p.m. This is a reading night Circle for working women. They will be starting the book, Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Pete Scazzero. For more information contact Lori Murphree ( or 865-966-7352). 

WOM OUTREACH DAYS: All women are invited. Contact Dana O'Kelley 865-805-4380 or Chris Nixon 865-310-3681 to volunteer. Carpooling available.
January 20 - KARM E-Bed prayer in Women’s Dormitory, 10:15 to 11:30 a.m
January 21 - Mobile Meals and Ronald McDonald House Lunch,10:00 to 12:00
January 24 - KARM Lunch, 11:00 to 12:45
January 27 - Thrive Dinner, 4:15-6:30
January 28 - Mt. Pisgah Bible Printing Ministry, 9:00-1:00, Oliver Springs. Lunch included.
February 3- Serenity Dinner, 4:15-6:00   
February 11- KARM Radiothon, 3:00-7:00
February 17-KARM E-Bed prayer in Women's Dorm, 10:15-11:30
February 18- Mobile Meals and Ronald McDonald House Lunch,10:00 to 12:00
February 24- Thrive Dinner, 4:15-6:30
February 25-Mt. Pisgah Bible Printing Ministry, 9:00-1:00, Oliver Springs. Lunch included.
February 28-KARM, serve lunch to residents, 11:00 to 12:45

PEP Moms
February 18,  Lauren Clevenger to speak
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, February 4
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
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. We are excited to 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.

10:00 a.m. 
Precept is continuing its study, “Covenant, Knowing God’s Covenant." See the incredible thread running from Genesis through Revelation of how God always keeps His promises. If you would like to join us, you may order your workbook online at or call 1-800-763-8280. 
Register here.
Contact: Karen Kennamer (

Wednesday Evening Bible Study
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 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 childcare, please register here.
Contact: Cynthia Dempster (

Flying Solo/Divorce Support Care
Wednesdays during school year
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; classes available for school-age children with a registration. Register here.
Contacts: Nikki Dickson ( or 865-719-5399) and Niki Walden ( or 865-621-0236)


Friday Morning Study

9:30 a.m.
Parlor (B211)
This semester, we will study the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus' sublime teaching on true righteousness. The discussion-based format will explore how Jesus' values differ radically from the world's, how His life exemplified His teaching, and how we can grow in Christlike living. Won’t you join us?
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.
Who is God in His fullness? How has He expressed His riches and righteousness? How can we trust His goodness? Beginning in January, we will be studying God’s character and His nature and how this is revealed to us through scripture. Please join us as we study the Power of God’s names and grow in the knowledge of their meanings.  This class consists of a group of women from all walks of life, married and single, mothers and childless, older and younger. We have a strong commitment to learn about Jesus through studying Scripture, to seek to follow Him, to pray for, and to encourage one another in our journeys. Please join us any Sunday morning.
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.