All are welcome to this community, but it is primarily for those in their fifties and sixties. The Norton community has two Sunday school classes that meet from 10:00-10:45 a.m. The community is led by Rev. Ed Norton, with Shepherding Elders Cannon Allen, Hugh Francis, III, Stephen Guenther, Bo Mitchum, and Matt Olson.
Viewing the recent decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States through the lens of a Christian world and life view with Nate Kellum (Chief Counsel, The Center for Religious Expression), The Reverend Ed Norton, and Ralph Janikowsky (Headmaster, Westminster Academy)
November 6 — What Is a Christian Mind?
November 13 — Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization
This decision concerning overruling Roe v. Wade was announced June 24, 2022.
November 20 — Kennedy v. Bremerton
The case in which a football coach has the freedom to pray by himself
on a football field after a game. The decision on this case was announced June 27, 2022.
December 4 — Shurtleff v. City of Boston
The case in which a Christian flag cannot be excluded from a public flagpole that
allowed for 284 other flags from various countries, cultural beliefs, and political positions, including the Pride flag. The decision on this case was announced on May 2, 2022.
In addition to two Sunday School offerings, the Norton Community has topical Bible studies that meet on Wednesday Evenings from 6:30–7:30 p.m. throughout the fall and spring, plus additional small groups that meet at other times during the week. Please call Ed Norton, (901) 461-8206, if you are interested in joining a small group.
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All are welcome to this community, but most are age 60 and up. The Malone Community Sunday school class meets from 10:00-10:45 a.m. and is currently studying the Gospel of Matthew. The class is led by Rev. Mike Malone and Dr. Sean Lucas, along with Shepherding Elders Richard Carter, Mike Washburn, Ralph Delbove, and Sam Graham. Additional Elders (presently not active on the Session) who participating in the Malone Community are Bucky Philip, Martin Fleming, and John Crews (emeritus). Rev. Ford Williams, Jr., also serves as a Pastoral Associate ministering to the community.
In addition to Sunday School, the Malone Community gathers for fellowship, food, and fun at other times throughout the year, including luncheons, dinners, guest speakers, field trips, and Christmas parties.
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Wednesday, December 14, 6:30
at the home of Margaret and Sam Graham
240 Tuckahoe Lane
Memphis, TN 38117
Sign up in Sunday School or call the church (901) 685-8206 and ask for Willa
Main entrees provded. Please bring your favorite holiday dish to share!
First letter of last name:
A-H - vegetable or salad
J-P - dessert