Fall Classes

Grow in Christ and be Renewed!

     Fall is the perfect time to take steps to grow in Christ through study and quiet time. We are committed to offering you plenty of opportunities for study this September. Look at the four class descriptions below, choose which class(es) you would like to take, and use the form below to register for your classes. You may also register for three of these classes at the Event Desk in Fellowship Hall on Sunday mornings.

     A link is provided in each class description for you to purchase your books online. Books will be shipped to the church and you will be able to pick them up at the Event Desk on Sunday mornings. A link is provided for FPU registration, also.

     Note: To register for Financial Peace University, you will need to register at the FPU website and make your payment there. Scholarships are available. Information is in the description.

     Childcare: Childcare is available during all of these classes. For three of these classes, once you register and press "submit" you will automatically be taken to a link where you can reserve childcare for your children. For Financial Peace University-a link for childcare is in the description.


Class Descriptions

Invitation to the New Testament

Tuesdays beginning Sept. 17 thru Nov. 5
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Led by Susan Gleason & Robin Harlow

     Explore the writings of the New Testament using the story of Jesus as the starting point. This survey of the New Testament looks at how the early church took ownership of, and was shaped by, the story of Jesus and how the church learned to develop as disciples and create communities of faith. Here you will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the New Testament, and a renewed discovery of our identity in God and God's vision for the world.

Cost: $15 includes your Participant Guide which outlines the daily reading assignments for preparing for each week's discussion.

This Class is now full. Registration has been cancelled



Discussing Mere ChristianityDiscussing Mere Christianity
Sundays beginning Sept. 15 thru Nov. 3
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Led by Ruth Vance

     Rediscover, or discover for the first time, C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity. First broadcast as a radio series on the BBC during World War II, it was compiled into this book in 1952. Mere Christianity is cited by many people as influential in their becoming a Christian. In his book, C.S. Lewis, a former atheist, simply and compellingly explains the key beliefs "common to nearly all Christians at all times." You are invited to come discuss the relevance o his message today.

Cost: $23 includes both a copy of Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis, and one copy of Discussing Mere Christianity by Devin Brown. Cost is $10 if you already own a copy of Mere Christianity and includes only Discussing Mere Christianity by Devin Brown.

Register for class here. You will be given a link to reserve childcare once you have registered for your class.  


Short Stories by JesusShort Stories by Jesus
Sundays beginning Sept. 22 thru Nov. 17
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Led by Pastor Lowell Black

     Explore a fresh and timely interpretation of Jesus' most popular teaching parables. In this video series, author and scholar Amy-Jill Levine takes you back in time and explains how original audiences understood Jesus' parables and how new interpretations continue to challenge and provoke contemporary readers.

Cost: $23 includes both a copy of Short Stories by Jesus by Amy-Jill Levine and a copy of the Participant's Guide. Cost is $11 if you already own a copy of the book, Short Stories by Jesus by Amy-Jill Levine and includes only the Participant's Guide.

Register for class here. You will be given a link to reserve childcare once you have registered for your class. 



Financial Peace University

Financial Peace University

Sundays beginning Sept. 15 thru Nov. 10
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Led by Pastor Kevin Miller and Pastor Marc Adams

     Take control of your money with Financial Peace University (FPU)! This nine-lesson course uses biblical wisdom and common sense to help you tackle budgeting, pay-off debt, and make your money work for you! For more information, contact Pastor Kevin at 465.1661, Ext. 111.

Cost: $109 includes your member workbook and one year of free online resources through Financial Peace Membership.

     Scholarships ARE available. DO NOT allow a few dollars to come between you and financial peace. If interested in a scholarship, contact Pastor Kevin (see contact info above) BEFORE you register.

To Register:

If you will be needing childcare during classes, reserve your childcare FIRST, and when you click the "submit" button, you will be taken to a page with a link to register for the class. Register for childcare here.

If you do NOT need childcare, register for Financial Peace University online at www.fpu.com/1092357. Please note that online registration is required for this class.