Adult Bible Classes

Current and Upcoming Classes

May Spring Training:  Wednesdays: May 1, 8, 15 & 22, 
Meeting time: 7:00 - 8:30pm, Classroom 5

Purpose: Facilitator training for life groups & meetings, teaching a class, preaching a sermon.
If you’re experienced, please come…we’d love to hear from you.
If you’re new at leading, please come…we’d love your questions.

Format: Depending on number of attendees - round table or classroom style.  Presenter will provide handouts.

Topics to be explored:
Week 1 - How to prepare and facilitate a small group - discussion of group dynamics.
Week 2 - How to prepare and teach a class - discuss content devel- opment and presentation.
Week 3 - How to prepare and preach a sermon.
Week 4 - Your Practice Night - Pick one of the three and let’s practice. Think fun!

Facilitators: Josh Billings, Connie Blakelock, Jake Ingram

Registration: click here or contact Connie Blakelock at connie.blakelock@gracecp.org 

 

Past Classes

Sunday Classes

Discipleship through Relationships - February 17 - April 7
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 and Logic - Wed., Feb. 6 March 20, 6:30-8:30pm,

Purpose: A parenting course that provides 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:

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


Facilitator: Connie Cutler

Cost: $10.00 for workbook

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