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January 5, 2013

Spring schedule for Merrimack Valley School of Missions

The Merrimack Valley School of Missions provides Christ-centered, Bible-based, practical, convenient and affordable teachings for those who want to go deeper with the faith. It is a joint ministry of three churches: the Market Street Baptist Church (MSBC), 37 Market St., Amesbury, the Ward Hill Church of Christ (WHC), 34 M St., Haverhill, and the West Newbury Congregational Church (WNCC), 308 Main St.,West Newbury.

The program consists of 12 four-week sessions of full-time study. Thirty-six courses are offered over a three-year period and new students may enroll at any stage in that time. Registration fee is $30 per course, $75 for three. To register, contact Pastor Michael John at 978-388-0930 or mejohn@verizon.net. Make check payable to Merrimack Valley School of Missions and mail to: Merrimack Valley School of Missions, 37 Market St., Amesbury, MA 01913.

INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW: Taught by Pastor Michael John at Market Street Baptist Church. This will cover the first five books of the Bible (also called the Pentateuch or the Torah). What should the Christian take from these books? How do they point us to Christ? Begins Sunday, Jan. 20 from 3 to 5 p.m. (Meets Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10.)

UNDERSTANDING WORLD RELIGIONS — THE CULTS: Taught by Pastor Paul Biswas at the West Newbury Congregational Church. Paul will look at Mormonism, Jehovah’s Witnesses and other cults and sects. Begins Sunday, Feb. 24, from 3 to 5 p.m. (Meets Feb. 24, March 3, 10, 17.)

PRAYER AND SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES: Taught by Pastor Alex Burgess at the Ward Hill Church of Christ the King. What are the spiritual disciplines and how do we apply them to our lives? Begins Sunday, April 7, from 3 to 5 p.m. (Meets April 7, 14, 21, 28.)

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