Disciple I: Becoming Disciples through Bible Study
During the course of thirty‑four weeks, groups will move through the biblical stories of Creation to the New Jerusalem. The titles of the sessions along with theme words; theme verses; and major persons, events, and topics will set the sequence of the biblical story in the minds of the participants. The principal Scripture for each session follows the chronological movement of the biblical story. This study requires reading large portions of Scripture each week and is based on careful study and preparation.
- Begins August 26, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. ‑ 6:30 p.m.
- Cost: $37 per participant
- Led by Leticia Estavillo and Sonia Sosa
- Classes will continue through to the end of May
- Maximum number of participants: 12
For more information, please contact Leticia Estavillo at firstname.lastname@example.org
What Does It Mean to Be United Methodist?
What: Eight‑week study of United Methodist
When: Sunday afternoons from 4‑5:30 p.m., beginning September 9
Who: Anyone who's a new member or just wants a refresher course in United Methodism
Taught by Pastor Laura Adam, this study looks at some of the frequently‑asked questions about what United Methodists believe and how United Methodists are different from members of other denominations. Classes will include a video presentation and discussion to learn together. No cost.
Fall 2012 Women’s Bible Study
Never Give Up ~ A Study by Joyce Meyer
Sundays 4-6 p.m., September 9 thru December 2.
In Never Give Up, best-selling author and international Christian speaker Joyce Meyer says to us, “I believe God has a great purpose for you, and I urge you not to settle for anything less. He wants to bless you and give you a life that will thrill you, fulfill you, and bring you deep joy.” Yet life is hard, you face complex issues, and sometimes you feel weary and lose hope.
But you are not alone. Join us as we journey together, and gain inspiration and courage from God’s Word and the teachings of Joyce Meyer. Also enjoy the chance to make new friends and gain sisters who will walk beside you, give you support and encouragement, and who will pray faithfully every step of the way.
Led by Ellen Carpenter, together with Women’s Bible Study Leadership Team ~ Julie Chandler, Sondra Halweg, Debi Jones, Sharon Mize, Randi Tindel, and Sandy Wolff.
Cost of book and workbook set: $21.00.
Tuesday Morning Bible Study for Women
James: Mercy Triumphs by Beth Moore
James: Mercy Triumphs by Beth Moore is the story of Jesus’ own brother, who started out as a skeptic. See how one glimpse of the resurrected Savior turned an unbeliever into a disciple. Come along with Beth Moore on a journey to get to know both the man and the Book of James. You will never be the same again.
Topics in this study include: joy, hardship, faith, reversal of fortunes for rich and poor, wisdom, gifts from above, single-mindedness, the dangers of the tongue, humility, and prayer. Also, in this study, Beth introduces a 5-tiered study approach that she has never done before. Choose the level of participation that best meets your needs!
- 9 weeks beginning Tuesday, September 11
- 9:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Childcare is available by reservation)
- Cost: $15.00 for workbook
Facilitated by: Janna Banker, Nancy Walker & Kristen Douglass
For more information, please contact Kristen Douglass at email@example.com.
The NEW Financial Peace University
September 9 - November 4
What is Financial Peace University?
FPU is the most important step to changing your financial future. It is your Total Money Makeover Program. It takes the knowledge from God and turns it into real action in our lives through a step‑by‑step process taught by best‑selling author and financial counselor Dave Ramsey. FPU is a life‑changing program that empowers and teaches you how to make the right money decisions to achieve your financial goals and God's plan for your life. The newly designed course now includes NINE 90‑minute practical lessons and TWO lessons online to teach eliminating debt, building wealth, giving like never before, and much, much more!
Who is Financial Peace University for?
It's for EVERYONE!...from the financially secure to the financially distressed. Over 1 million families and individuals have attended Financial Peace University. Applying God's Word radically changes your life. On average, FPU graduates have paid off over $5,300 in debt and saved $2,700 during the 91‑day program.
Classes will be held Sunday monings. For questions or more information, please contact class coordinators Shane and Melissa Frensley, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 7 - November 4, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Children need both unconditional love and discipline. Do you need help finding the balance? Director of Children’s Ministries, Kim Carroll, will be leading a 5-week Parenting Class beginning on Sunday, October 7. The class will cover topics such as Ages and Stages, Communication that Builds Relationships, Choices and Consequences, Behavior Management, Routines and Faith Development in the Home. Parents with children of all ages are invited to attend. Click here to register!
Marriage Enrichment Class
September 9, 16, 23, and 30, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Reverend Jerry Weaver will lead a four-evening class on Marriage Enrichment. Class enrollment is limited to six couples. These classes will focus on couples who have a good relationship and not currently experience difficulties in their marriage. During the classes there will be opportunities for couple discussion and sharing after each presentation. Couples will be able to take the Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis to help better understand each other. Presentations will include the Five Love Languages, communication techniques, dealing with anger, the Love Letter technique, Budgeting and other ideas. If you have specific questions, contact Jerry Weaver at email@example.com.
September 9, 23, and 30, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Led by Deanne Brown. Have you ever looked at those buttons and dials on your camera and given thanks that you can select the “auto” mode? During the classes, participants will learn that more can be done with a digital camera to compose, manage light and and control motion. Storage options, photo sharing, editing software, and more will be discussed. Bring you digital camera, and if you have the camera’s manual, bring it too. While the focus will be on the usage of digital SLRs, but photographers with point-and-shoot cameras can learn something, too.
Writing Your Family Stories
September 9, 16, 23, and 30
Led by Sue Geen. All families have stories. Family stories are a part of a family’s history. Sue Geen knows that you can write history, a history of your family. This class will guide you in the principles of writing short stories about your family. Think of your most vivid and meaningful experiences, children, loved ones, and even pets. Sue can help make the stories suitable for binding in a family photo album or scrapbook. Sue is a national award winning teacher of English composition. The only materials that you will need are a pencil or pens and paper. What a gift you can give your family!