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MidWeek Programs

Join us on Wednesday evenings for dinner in the Fellowship Hall from 5:00-6:15pm, followed by classes and small groups. Nursery is provided for ages 3 and under, beginning at 6:00. 

MidWeek Schedule

January 10-April 18, 2018*

*excludes March 14 & 28


MidWeek Dinner

MidWeek dinner is from 5:00-6:15pm in the Fellowship Hall. 

Ticket prices: Adults-$7, Children-$3
Bundle Prices: 6 Adult tickets-$35, 6 Children's tickets-$15 

Tickets are available in advance at The Bookmark Bookstore.


Adults

Voices of Memphis
Guest speaker series
6:30-7:30pm, Sanctuary
January 10-February 7

For the month of January, our Wednesday nights for Adults will focus on reflecting upon and learning from the events of 50 years ago in Memphis – the sanitation workers’ strike, the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – and their significance to us today.

The series will welcome some of the most distinguished guests in the city of Memphis from whom we may hear and learn.

Pastor Tim Russell will moderate the series in an interview/dialogue format:

January 10 – Dr. George Robertson, Senior Pastor, 2PC 

January 17cancelled, due to weather

January 24 – Mr. Otis Sanford, Professor of Journalism at U of Memphis; former Director of the Editorial Board for the Commercial Appeal; commentator for WREG-TV; critically- acclaimed author and journalist.

January 31 – Beverly Robertson served for 18 years as President of the National Civil Rights Museum; an innovative community leader, and COO/Principal at Trust Marketing and Communications. 

February 7 - Mr. Fred Davis, who was Chairman of Memphis Public Works Committee during the sanitation workers’ strike: marched with Dr. King and was on the platform for his final speech; he has invested his life defending civil rights; has led the Davis Insurance Agency for 50 years

Please join us to learn from our honored guests about the impact of the events of 1968 upon Memphis, and especially upon African American citizens. 

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Pastors' Study
6:30-7:30pm
February 14-March 7
C-310

In this four-week series, our pastors will present on the topic "How Grace Produces a Heart for Justice."

February 14 – Dan Burns: Justice and Your Neighbor (Luke 10:28-37)

February 21 – David Bowen: True Faith Inevitably Produces Acts of Justice (James 2:15-16)

February 28 – Barton Kimbro: He Himself Is Our Peace/No Longer Strangers, Aliens (Ephesians 2:11-22)

March 7 – Gerry Peak: The Gospel and Showing Mercy (Matt. 5:7, 18:21-35)

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Family Passover Seder
March 21, 5:30pm

This will be a “hands-on” experience of a traditional Passover Seder, with teaching on the significance of each of the elements, and how they point us toward Jesus the Messiah. This meal is designed for all ages of our 2PC family, including children. A full dinner will be eaten in the middle of the ceremony. (Please note that kids' choirs first grade and below will meet according to their regular choir schedule; otherwise, children's activities will not meet that night)

             

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The Gospel in Life
6:30-7:30pm
April 4-18
C-100

This three-week series will be called "The Gospel in Life" and will feature conversations with 2PC members about how the Gospel relates to their lives and occupations.

April 4 — Colonel Elmer Follis, military

April 11  Chris Craft, the justice system 

April 18Dr. Ted Galyon and Drs. Blake & Jaclyn Bergeron, medicine

 
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Boundaries: A Strategic Aspect for Healthy Relationships 
April 4 & 11, 6:15-7:10pm
C-310

Dr. Paul Neal will lead this two-week discussion time based on the book by Cloud and Townsend.

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Good Reading Dinner Group
5:15-6:15pm, C-310

This spring our topics will be related to the Church calendar and Christian growth.

Even if you haven't attended the book reviews before now, we'd love to have you bring your dinner tray over to dine while our speakers shed light on this timely topic. Each title is available to check out in the Growing Place Library.

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Chancel Choir

7:30-9:00pm, Choir Room

As the cornerstone of the Music Ministry at Second, the Chancel Choir’s mission is to bring glory to Jesus Christ through music that reflects our faith through joyful worship and excellence. A non-auditioned group, the choir meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9:00pm and sings each week at the 11:00am worship service.

 

Women

A Mother's Heart — Small Group
6:30-7:30pm, C105
Fall study: Psalms, written by Jennifer Wilson
Led by Paige Baker

A Mother's Heart seeks to equip mothers of young children in their walk with Christ. We believe that rooting ourselves in God's love for us enables us to better love our husbands and our children. In this study, we focus on Gospel-centered parenting, marriage, friendship, and personal spiritual growth through an encouraging time of fellowship, lecture and small groups. 

The cost is $40 (covers the full year)


Children

Nursery (Infant-3 years)

6:15-7:45pm
Contact: Kirsten Scheel, ext. 159

Care for children, infant to 3 years, whose guardian is participating in a program on our campus.

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Connect

2nd - 5th graders
6:15-7:30pm; January 10-March 7

Meet in the Youth & Recreation lobby, and pick up in the PDS lobby or by carpool

Meet in the Youth and Recreation Lobby and pick-up in the PDS Lobby or by carpool.

Parents must register new participants and sign a waiver. Registration is available online.

Music, games, and Bible lessons!

For questions or to volunteer, contact Jennie Brooks at or 901-531-6178

 

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Jumping for Jesus/Shine (Special Friends)

Wednesday nights, January 10-March 7
6:15-7:30pm, Rooms N100 and N101

Special friends are invited to join us for a time of exercise, music, crafts, and Bible stories. 

If you have questions, please email Estelle Curtis or call her at 857-0018. 

 

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The Power Plant 
6:15-7:30 pm, B-101
January 3-May 16 (excluding March 14)

Ministry to encourage and support women who are burned out, with a particular emphasis on moms/caregivers of special needs children. We welcome new faces to join us each week. A reading curriculum is recommended to receive most benefit from the program. Come join us Wednesday nights in B-101!

Questions: Andrea Gehrett  

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Children's Choir

6:15–7:30pm

  • Transition Choir (3 years by April 30, 2017) – D-107
  • Jr. Cherub (4 years old, or currently enrolled in a pre-K program) – D-102
  • Sr. Cherub (currently enrolled in a kindergarten program) – D-101
  • 1st Grade Choir – D-100

A creative, fun-filled hour of music, movement, and story time!

2nd-6th Grade Choirs meet Sunday evenings beginning January 10, 4:30-6:00pm (follows MidWeek schedule). 

If you have questions, please email music@2pc.org

 

 


Youth

Junior High Small Groups 
6th-8th grade
6:00-7:15pm, Youth Building
January 10-April 25
Contact: Dean Franklin, dean.franklin@2pc.org

We believe that our relationship with Jesus is the single most important one we have in this world. We have small group time on Wednesdays in order to make this relationship with Him even deeper through studying His Word and spending time in prayer. We desire to live life together, wrestle through hard topics and learn how to engage the world we live in as followers of Christ.

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Sr. High TRUE NORTH 
9th-12th grade
7:30-9:00pm, Youth Lounge
January 10-April 25
Contact: Kevin McQuillen, kevin.mcquillen@2pc.org

Dig into His Word, join in fellowship with other believers, and participate in the Great Commission by reaching out to their friends who need to know Jesus.

 


Support Ministries

Fresh Start (Divorce Recovery)
January 10-March 7
6:15-7:30pm, C-101

Our Divorce Recovery program offers an environment in which people can deal openly and honestly with the issues that come with the end of a marriage. The topics include: self-esteem, discouragement, anger, children and divorce, coping with an ex-spouse, and letting go of the past. There is a registration fee of $30. Register online at 2pc.org/support.

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Caregivers Network 
February 14-March 7
6:30-7:30pm, Room B-100
Leader: Sam Barry

Caregivers Network is a six-week class designed for those who desire to be proactive with the complex issues of caregiving while finding encouragement and support from others. Facilitated by Sam Barry, professionals provide information on legal issues, hospice care, funeral planning and coping with declining health/grief. For more information email

February 14: "Managing Finances and Financial Planning" by Randy Flatt

February 21: "Coping With Declining Health/Grief" by Dr. Paul Neal

February 28: "Health Issues Faced By Aging Parents" by Dr. Dana Wright

March 7: "What Everyone Should Know About Funeral Planning" by Donna Sanders 


Resources

Bookmark Bookstore
Open until 8:00pm 

Second Cup
Open until 7:30pm