Fall 2017 Groups and Classes


SUNDAY MORNING - St. Joseph Campus

Starting point

September 10th
Immediately following 11:00am Sunday Service at St. Joseph Campus

Get connected with First Church at this one-hour class that gives you information on our ministries, connects you with resources and leads you through the steps to voting in our Association. 

Holiness and Hardship

Starts September 10th
Sundays 11:00am-12:00pm
Room 6

What is the connection between these 2 themes found in 1 Peter?  Join us as we explore Peter’s letter encouraging holiness while enduring the hardships of following Christ in a hostile world.  We will discover the timeless and eternal truths of authentic holiness coupled with the value of hardships, while graciously applying them to the reality of life.

Caring Enough to Plan 

September 10th - September 24th
Sundays, 11:00am-12:00pm
Room 5

Join BoomerLife Sunday Class as we spend three weeks discussing and exploring “Advance Health Care Planning” as well as “Estate Planning”. This class will be led by Bob and Kay Confer as well as Beth Fiskars.

For Adults 55+

Old Testament Patriarchs  

Starts October 3rd
Sundays, 11:00am-12:00pm
Room 5

You will be looking at the lives of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as well as Moses. We will explore how God used them as leaders of the Israelite people and the lessons we can learn and apply in our lives today from their successes and failures.

For Adults 55+

Older Adult Sunday School Class 

Starts September 3rd
Sundays, 11:00am-12:00pm
Room 7 & 8

This class will explore the OId Testament and our Covenant with God beginning in 1st and 2nd Samuel and on through the Old Testament and into the New Testament.

For Adults 60+


TUESDAY EVENING - St. Joseph Campus

Divorce Care

Starts October 10th
Tuesdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Heritage Room

Don't go through divorce alone. Our DivorceCare support group is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences. You will learn how to heal from the deep hurt of divorce and discover hope for your future.

Parents of Addicted Loved ones (PAL)

Starts September 26th
Tuesdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Room 214

Do you have a loved one struggling with drug or alcohol addiction? Parents of Addicted Loved-ones (PAL) provides hope and support through addiction education for parents dealing with an addicted loved one. We meet every week to offer education and support, at no charge, for parents who are trying to save a son or daughter from addiction. 

 

TUESDAY EVENING - Stevensville Campus

Alpha: Questions about Christianity

Starts September 19th
Tuesdays, 6:00pm-8:00pm

We believe that everyone should have the chance to explore the Christian faith, ask questions and share their point of view.  Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith.  Got questions or a friend with questions....join the ALPHA course.  

Complimentary meal provided.

 
 

WEDNESDAY MORNING CLASSES - St. Joseph Campus

 

MOM TO MOM: GROWING TOGETHER

Starts September 20th
St. Joseph Campus
Wednesdays, 9:30am-11:15am

Women Only - Childcare available 

by Linda Anderson.
This study is designed to equip, encourage, and energize moms in the most important job in all the world—raising children. This biblically based material grows out of the promise that as we “grow” our children, God is growing us.

 

LORD CHANGE MY ATTITUDE

Starts September 20th
St. Joseph Campus
Wednesdays, 9:30am-11:15am

Women Only - Childcare available

by James MacDonald.
This study uses examples from the Israelites' journey out of Egypt to how attitudes can affect whether someone stays in the wilderness or enjoys the blessings of the Promised Land.

 

ENHANCING YOUR MARRIAGE

Starts September 20th
St. Joseph Campus
Wednesdays, 9:30am-11:15am

Women Only - Childcare available

 A bible study that will challenge every wife to follow God in her marriage. Being in a love-relationship with Jesus Christ can't help but influence our love-relationship with our spouses. He calls us to Himself and gently and lovingly begins to retool our souls. And much of that work takes place in the workshop of our marriages.


WEDNESDAY NIGHT CLASSES - St. Joseph Campus

Square One

Starts September 20th
Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm

If scripture, especially the Old Testament, sees like a series of unrelated events not applicable to your life today or you just have trouble making sense of it all, this study is for you. This 10-week study specifically for those desiring a more complete understanding of scripture as one complete message of redemption.

Grief Share

Starts September 20th
Wednesdays, 3:00pm-4:30pm
or Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.

Power to Heal

Starts September 20th
Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Do you have a desire to pray for people? In this class you will learn about the healing miracles of Jesus, and as believers how we are being empowered by Jesus to heal the sick.

Men's Bible Study

Starts September 20th
Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Men only

This new class will be led by David Colp, Jake Seaton, Kevin Perthuis and Chris Spitters. It’s about community, having fun and growing in your faith as men. A simple study by men, for men.

REboot Combat Recovery

Starts September 20th
Wednesdays, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Prayer Chapel 

REBOOT offers accessible, no-cost programs to help combat veterans and their families heal from the moral or spiritual wounds of war. The 12-week combat trauma healing course provides a unique blend of clinical insight with faith-based support for combat veterans and their loved ones seeking answers to defining questions about life, death, meaning, and purpose. Our greatest value is offering education, affirmation, and support in an environment of trust.

MOM TO MOM: GROWING TOGETHER

Starts September 20th
St. Joseph Campus
Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Women Only

by Linda Anderson.
This study is designed to equip, encourage, and energize moms in the most important job in all the world—raising children. This biblically based material grows out of the promise that as we “grow” our children, God is growing us.

1 PETER A LIVING HOPE IN CHRIST

Starts September 20th
St. Joseph Campus
Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Women Only

by Jen Wilkin.
In 1 Peter, a man of faith and flaws and eyewitness to the life of Christ challenges us to look beyond our current circumstances to a future inheritance.


WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASSES - Stevensville Campus

PROVEN

Starts September 20th
Stevensville Campus
Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Women Only

by Jennie Allen.  
Jennie Allen walks through key passages in the Book of John to demonstrate how only Jesus is enough. We don't have to prove anything because Jesus has already proven everything. Discover how our thirsty hearts can only be quenched by the Living Water..

 
 

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