Adult Choir Rehearsal, 1/21 @5pm

Vespers with the Lord’s Supper, 1/21@5pm

Men’s Breakfast, 1/24 @7am

Children’s Choir Rehearsal, 1/24 @6pm

SMSS Clothes House Volunteers, 1/25, 1-5pm

Missions Committee Planning Dinner, 1/27 @6pm

SMSS Meals, 1/31

Women’s Retreat, 2/2-3 (see below for information)


January 25 is our day to volunteer with The Clothes House. If you can help out from 1-5pm, or for any part of that time, please contact Pastor Chuck.

The Missions Committee will meet Saturday, January 27 at 6pm at the home of Jerry & Janet Best. The purpose of this meeting is to have dinner together and to begin to plan Wayside’s April Missions Conference. New members are welcome! Please call or text Janet to RSVP by January 24.

Wednesday, January 31 is the evening we do meals for our SMSS families. If you’d like to prepare a main dish, a side dish or a dessert, please sign up at or contact Pastor Chuck or the church office. Also let us know if you’d like to help deliver the food.


Wayside women: Join us February 2-3 for our Women’s Retreat! Mary Beth McGreevy (Bible study author and teacher) will be our speaker. You can stay overnight at the Garden Walk Inn on Lookout Mountain or just join us for the sessions on Friday evening and Saturday morning. The cost is $35 for sessions only, or $55 for sessions and overnight accommodations. Signup sheets are in the Back Foyer. Please put your payment in the box above the signup sheets in the Back Foyer or in the wall mailbox outside the church office. Contact Ashley or the church office with questions. 

Here is the schedule:


  5:30-6:00 -- Registration

  6:15 -- Dinner

  7:00 -- Session 1


  9:00 -- Breakfast at Garden Walk Inn (for overnight guests)

  10:00 -- Session 2

  10:45 -- Coffee/Snack Break

  11:00 -- Session 3

  12:30 -- Lunch

  1:30 -- Optional Q&A with Mary Beth McGreevy


We’ll have our monthly Fellowship Potluck & Prayer Time on Sunday, February 4. Please bring a dish to share! If you’d like to head up or help with setting up and/or cleaning up for this meal, please contact Ele French or the church office.

LADIES, please mark your calendars for the next women's Bible study on Monday, February 5 at 6:30pm. All ladies are invited! This study meets on the first Monday of every month to discuss God's Word and enjoy fellowship with one another. In our next meeting, we will be discussing Genesis chapters 25-35, and looking at Week 8 from Nancy Guthrie's book. Please come and enjoy the discussion, the fellowship, and the loving community of women here at Wayside.

The next Friday Night Fellowship for middle and high schoolers will be Friday, February 9 @6pm. It will be at the home of Richard and Debbie Rapp. Dinner is provided. Parents are welcome. Bring a friend! If you are planning to come, please contact Debbie or the church office so we can have an accurate count for food.

Our first-quarter Book Club book is The God Who Is There by Francis Schaeffer. It’s available on the Book Table for $10, and we’ll discuss it on March 26 at 7pm.