Adult Bible Classes

Winter-Spring 2018-2019 Adult Bible Classes

Sunday Classes

J-Term Bible Class -  Final class, February 10
Meeting Time: Sundays, 9-10am, Fellowship Hall 

Contemporary Issues Confronting Christianity - Over the course of four weeks, guest speakers will address the following topics: Establishing a biblical worldview; Combatting cultural compromise; Christianity BC; How to gain influence in a post-Christian culture.

Discipleship through Relationships - February 17 - April 14
Meeting Time: Sundays 9-10am. Meets in the Fellowship Hall.

Purpose: To equip, challenge, and encourage true disciple making through relationships, for the glory of God

Format: Lecture, large group discussion, and small group breakouts

Topics to be explored: Discipleship, relationships, person of Christ, life in Christ

Childcare: Yes

Facilitators: Aaron Batkay and Glenn Cook

Bible Trivia  - February 17 - April 14
Meeting Time: Sundays 9-10am. Meets in the back of the sanctuary.

Purpose: To learn about the Bible combined with fun and fellowship (open to men and women)

Format: Board game (Bible Trivia)

Topics to be explored: If it’s in the Bible, it’s fair game!

Childcare: Yes

Facilitators: Tom Occhiogrosso

Mid-Week Classes

Parenting with Love & Logic - February 6 - March 20. 
Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm

Purpose: A parenting course that will provide skills for parents to feel more relaxed, hopeful and positive about their children and their relationship with them. Parents will discover that their jobs can be really enjoyable, and that they can teach personal responsibility and respect without losing their kids’ love.

Format: Instruction, facilitation of videos, group discussion and activities. Homework will be to apply the principles, skills and tools presented in each session.

Questions to be explored:

  1. How do you avoid un-winnable power-struggles and arguments?
  2. How do you stay calm when kids do incredibly upsetting things?
  3. How do you set enforceable limits?
  4. How do you avoid enabling and begin empowering?
  5. How do you help kids learn from mistakes rather than repeating them?
  6. How do you raise kids who are family members rather than dictators?
  7. And much, much more…….

Childcare: Yes (Pre-registration required.)

Cost: $10.00 for workbook

Teacher: Connie Cutler

Bible Study: "With" by Skye Jethani - Wednesdays, Feb. 6 - Apr. 10
Meeting Times: 7-8:30pm

Purpose: Reading and discussing the book together will help participants become more aware of who they are in relationship with God. Instead of living life under God, over God, from God, or for God, they will learn to live with God: with faith, with hope and with love.

Format: Read one chapter per week and discuss relevant questions. 

Questions to be explored:

  • What motivates you to obey God's commands?
  • Is there an area of your life in which you rarely or never include God?
  • Who or what has shaped your vision of God?
  • Why is love more important than faith or hope?

Childcare: Yes (Pre-registration required.)

Cost: Approx. $13.00 for book, to be ordered by participant. To order from amazon, click here.

Facilitators: Jim and Barbara LaBate