We hope you will join us this summer for as many of our summer learning opportunities as your schedule allows.
Please click the button below to read about all of the opportunities and sign up for those which you plan to attend.
Selfies, Snaps and WhatsApp: June 25, 6:30PM
Parents of youth (or soon to be youth) are invited to a conversation about the social media world in which their children live. Come with your questions, your concerns and your ideas. Snacks will be served.
Beach Bash: June 29, 4PM - 7PM
We had so much fun last year, the Beach Bash is coming back! Invite your friends, neighbors, co-workers. We will gather in the backyard for games, music, food and fellowship.
Religious Liberty Sunday: June 30
Jennifer Hawks from Baptist Joint Committee will be speaking in both services on the connection between church and religious liberty. She will also be speaking during Sunday School for any who are interested. Jennifer is the associate general counsel at the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty. She provides legal analysis on church-state issues that arise before Congress, the courts and administrative agencies.
Peace After Divorce: Tuesday, July 9 - August 13
Peace after Divorce by Renee Smith Ettline, M.Ed., is a six week session for those who are experiencing and or coping with the issues of Divorce. This will be a non-judgmental environment with information about adjustments and life choices related to finding peace after divorce. Group questions and discussion will help you personalize your progress, and Spiritual Support will reminder you of the healing power, grace, love and forgiveness of God. Rev. Suzanne Ringer will lead these sessions.
The 2 requirements for the workshop are that you not date a workshop participate during the course and couples who are divorced, divorcing, separated or dating each other may not attend this workshop together. The cost of the workbook is $15.
Faith & Film: July 14, 6PM - 8:30PM
We will be watching Emmy Award winning, Armor of Light, which will bear witness to gun violence. Youth and Adults are invited to join us in the Fellowship Hall for a movie followed by discussion. Snacks will be served. You are welcome to bring dinner with you.
Bible Study: July 17, 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Rev. Dr. Jeff Hayes will lead us in Bible study and discussion, in the Fellowship Hall. Bring your own dinner and join us for fellowship from 5:30PM-6PM. At 6PM we will begin Bible study.
Take me out the ballpark: July 26, 7:05PM
Join your church family for a night of baseball and cracker jacks as we cheer on the Charlotte Knights. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05PM. Cost is $15.
Caregiver Seminar: August 3, 9AM - 2PM
This seminar is designed to help those who are caring for loved ones or have loved ones in need of assistance and care. This seminar is to encourage the caregiver with support and suggestions for self-care.
Topics will include: Dealing with caregiver stress and burn-out, dealing with family members, respite, questions about Medicare/ Medicaid, advance directives, power of attorney, 5 Wishes, placement verses at-home care, end-of life decisions, DNR, Hospice, how faith and spirituality play a role in caregiving.
An evening with Janée Angel: August 7
Come hear from CBF Field Personnel Janée Angel, who lives and serves in Antwerp, Belgium. She works primarily with the Arabic speaking community. Janée helped establish the first evangelical Arabic church outside of Brussels.
Night of Worship and Ice Cream Social: August 11
We will gather in the Sanctuary at 6PM for an evening of song and scripture, followed by our annual ice cream social.
Bible Study: August 14, 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Dr. Peter Judge, Department Chair of Philosophy and Religious Studies and Professor of Religious Studies at Winthrop University, will lead us in Bible study and discussion, in the Fellowship Hall. Bring your own dinner and join us for fellowship from 5:30PM-6PM. At 6PM we will begin Bible study.
Cyber Safety for Seniors: August 16, Noon - 1:30PM
Join us for a conversation, in the Fellowship Hall, about ways to use the internet and enjoy all that social media has to offer while protecting your identity and sensitive personal information. Lunch will be served. Cost is $5.
Marriage Enrichment Day: August 17
Save the date for a day of fellowship and marriage enrichment with other couples. More details to come. Cost is $40 / couple.
Information about all of these events, as well as the sign-up form is below.