First Baptist Church of Columbia
Saturday, April 25, 2015
At the Estep Family Life Center you will find classes for almost everyone – ranging from health, finances and retirement to fun classes for the adventurous!  Check out what we are offering below and sign up today!
 
 
Smoothie Lunch & Learn
Do you believe that eating well and living healthy takes time? There is no easier way to get a powerful boost of nutrients into your body than by making a quick smoothie packed with all you need! Invest 1 hour of your day by joining Leré at a Smoothie Lunch-n-Learn experience, where we will be making a delicious smoothie, using fresh, whole food ingredients. Jump start your lunch today! Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class.
Instructors: Lere Robinson, Alive Again Nutritional Consultant
Cost: $8 includes smoothie
Day/Times: May 14, 2015, Thursday; 12:00-1:00PM
Registration Deadline: one week prior to class
 
 
 
 
South Carolina Probate - What You Need to Know
The probate process in South Carolina can be confusing and intimidating to people interacting with the Probate Court system for the first time. This workshop will discuss the administration of an estate in South Carolina from opening to closing. Included will be a discussion of transfers which avoid probate and coverage of creditors’ claims and other liability issues which can arise during administration. Come join us for a FREE lunch and information which will help you understand the process of administering a South Carolina estate. Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class.
Instructors: W. Verne McGough, Jr., Attorney at Law
Cost: FREE
Day/Times: April 23; 12:00-1:00PM
Registration Deadline: April 16, 2015
 
 
 
Photo 101: A Beginner's Workshop
This two day workshop will be June 15 and 22.  Back by popular demand!  The class is perfect for teens and adults interested in learning more about their DSLR.  Have you always wanted to move from shooting in auto?  Not sure how to effectively use natural and artificial lighting?  In this hands-on beginner's class, you will learn how to use that fancy camera you have to its full potential.  On day one, we will be in the classroom and cover exposure, shutter speed, aperture, and ISO.  Day two will be held on location in downtown Columbia.  We will practice more with using the manual mode techniques learned in day one along with natural and some artificial lighting skills (so bring your hot shoe flash and reflectors).  There will be some time set aside to try out your new skills "in the field" and ask questions! Minimum of 4 participants pre-registered to hold the class.
Instructors: Helen Tackett, professional photographer
Cost: $80
Day/Times: Monday, 6-8pm
Registration Deadline: June 8, 2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
Estate Planning for Minor Beneficiaries
One day class held August 6th.  One of the greatest gifts you can give your family is a plan for their future.  The McGough Law Firm will host a free seminar on Estate Planning for Minor Beneficiaries.  The session will provide you with basic information about estate planning along with more detailed information geared toward parents of minor children. We will answer questions specifically related to minor beneficiaries such as: (1) What additional planning is necessary for minor beneficiaries?  (2) Who should I name as my guardian and trustee?  (3) Why are my current life insurance and retirement account beneficiary designations problematic?  Come join us for a FREE lunch as well as information which will help you provide security for your family.  Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class.
Instructors: W. Verne McGough, Jr., Attorney at Law
Cost: FREE
Day/Times: Thursday; 12:00-1:00PM
Registration Deadline: one week prior to start of class
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Place
A 12 week Christ-centered health program. Each session offers instruction and Bible study designed to help you lose weight by bringing balance to your life. Call 343.8578 for more details and to register.
Instructors: Carol McAlister and Sandy Greer
Cost: $95/first time participants and $20/continuing participants
Day/Times: Begins January 12; 6:00-7:30PM
 
 
 
Weight Watchers
For more information about joining weight watchers, please call 1-800-651-6000 or stop by the next Weight Watchers Meeting.
Day/Times: Wednesdays, 11:30-1:00PM