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• The Aldersgate Class: The class is continuing its study of the prophet Elijah through a series by Reverend Chris Hodges. Drawing on his trademark blend of Bible-based wisdom, practical application, and personal vulnerability, Pastor Hodges will help you examine the causes of depression, and the factors that contribute to it, and will offer you a Biblical approach to wellness—mind, body, and soul. The class begins shortly after 10:00 am before the 11:00 am worship service on the second floor of the church building. Should you have any questions, please call David A. Anderson (mobile 803-318-8821) or danderson@richardsonplowden.com.

• The Dawsey Class: The Dawsey Class: This Sunday, May 22, we will continue our study of Freeing Jesus by Diana Butler Bass. Hunter Rentz will teach Chapter 6, “Presence.” Next Sunday, May 29, Jim Seigler will lead a discussion of Conclusion: “The Universal Jesus.” The class will meet by FreeConferenceCall. Class members should call in before 9:15 a.m. but not before 9:05 a.m. The call-in number is 701-802-5115. The access code is 7252934. For more information about the class, contact the class president, Mary Slade, at marydslade4@gmail.com.

• The Grace Class: The class is being led by members for the next few weeks on the topic of their choice. On May 22: Jan Baker; May 29: Kate Chappell; June 5: Diana Westerkam. Join in person or contact Jim Lane at jlane@columbiasc.edu for the Zoom link to gather Sunday mornings at 9:45 am for fellowship, and at 10:00 am for spiritual reflection.

• The Joy Class: The lessons are being led by various members and focused on how we can use this season to further our faith journey. Everyone is welcome to join us as we learn together. If you are interested, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Lee Haynes at lelandhaynesjr@gmail.com or Sylvia Stevens at sylviasaundersstevens@gmail.com for more information.

• Open Door Class: will be studying the seven “I Am” statements Jesus made in the book of John over the next several weeks. Visitors are always welcome. The class meets both in-person and via Zoom each week. For Zoom link information, contact Ann Jessup at jessup.ann@gmail.com.

• The Paul Harmon Class: Reverend Lippert will continue leading our very inspirational study of Psalms. All are welcome. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Suzanne Joye at sjoye@sc.rr.com.

• John Harper Class: is studying the Gospels using Cokesbury Adult Sunday School materials. All are welcome. Contact Tracy Powers at tjpowers65@gmail.com.

• WSUMC Youth Class: On May 22nd, the youth will join the Grace class for Sunday school, and then will join the John Harper class on May 29th. The classes are so excited to have them visit! For more information, contact Mackin Wall at mackin@wsmethodist.org.