Phone: (865) 687-9420
Open Christianity • Open Hearts • Open Minds • Lead us to God
Good Shepherd and the World: Sundays at 9:45 am in the parish hall. A learning seminar for adults during the school year.
Centering Prayer: Meets Monday evenings at 7:00 pm in the choir room. Time of study, silent prayer, community building. All are welcome.
Christian Book Study: A study of scripture and written materials using Biblical stories and short stories from literature for group and personal growth, idea/thought sharing. Currently daytime and evening groups, two one-hour blocks of study of Old Testament and New Testaments for 18 weeks, meeting on Wednesday from 10 - 11 am and 7 - 8 pm (Note: no evening group on the third Wednesday of each month due to vestry meeting).
Thursday Bible Study: Meets at 11 am until noon to study the gospel lesson for the following Sunday. Also, open gathering for a worshipful experience is offered each Tuesday at 6:30 pm in the small chapel.
EFM (Education for Ministry): An adult theological study and formation program that meets once a week during the school year. Program is four years long with a commitment for each year individually. Scholarships available as needed. Currently meets on Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm.