The Alpha Parenting Class is a practical seven session video class that includes a discussion. A free supper in the Common Grounds is provided by the church for all the class attendees.
All classes Sundays 9:45-10:45 a.m.
Genesis — A thought-provoking well-researched class as Bruce Menkveld spends 20 hours per week in preparation of the same Bible passage that is preached each week. Class meets in the Common Grounds West.
Jesus: From Jerusalem to Emmaus — Another thought-provoking class taught by Vinod Malachi who has an M.A. in Biblical Literature. Topics include: Jesus as the fulfillment of prophecy; Jesus as the word of life; and Jesus as the judge, as well as seven others. Class meets in the Sanctuary.
Christian Style Yoga — This class is taught by a certified Yoga instructor, Chris Gattuso. Chris was healed of a serious illness upon receiving a word of knowledge from the Christian yoga instructor at the first class she attended. Chris then pursued yoga herself and is offering this class in order to glorify God and help people develop healthier bodies. Class meets in the large room on the north side of the church parking lot C.M.A. office building. Enter from backside.
Baptism Class — This class is taught by our pastoral staff. Christians are called to declare their faith in Jesus Christ by being baptized. This one hour class studies what the Bible teaches about baptism and students get help writing their baptism testimonies. Class meets in the Infant Room next to the main lobby. Classes offered Feb 5, March 5, Apr 2.
Community Building Classes
18.20 Somethings Class — This class begins each week with a breakfast and then studies the Psalms under the direction of Brent Steinke and Stuart Guild. Class meets in the top floor of the brown house located on the northwest corner of the church parking lot.
Young Professionals Class — This class begins each week with a breakfast, a community building activity, prayer and the study of Margin — how to have it in your life. It is led by Pastor Bill and Nancy Calvin. Class meets in the conference room of the north side of the church parking lot C.M.A. office building. Enter from the backside.
Young Families Class — In this group, parents come together while their kids are in a children’s Sunday School class. This winter, the group will be following a series on family. Meets in the 264.Coffeehouse.
Middle Ground Class — This class begins each week with coffee and breakfast and then studies the Scriptures. Class members take turns making presentations under the direction of Rev. Chad Smith. Class meets in the Common Grounds East. Class begins Jan 22.
Spanish Speaking Class — ¿Es Español su primer idioma? Si su respuesta es, “Si”, queremos invitarle a nuestra clase. Domingos a las 9:45am en el South Lobby (Dirigada por Danny Muñoz y Ana Torres). La clase comienza 8 de enero.
We believe that a teenager’s parent/guardian is the most important influence in their life and therefore want to do our best to serve and encourage them both.
The Parenting Teen Series – Parenting skills presented by professional practitioners.
- “Talking to Teens About Sex and Their Deepest Longings” w/ Chad Smith (parent-practitioner): Fri Sep 18, 7-8:30pm
- “How to pay for College” w/ Laura Monteagudo (ISACorps): Fri Oct 16, 7-8:30pm
- “Understanding Self-Esteem, Self-Harm and Self-Destructive Behaviors” w/ Grant Stenzel (licensed counselor): Fri Nov 13, 7-8:30pm
All events are free. Enter doors north of teen coffeehouse entrance: Children’s Theater Room. 7-12th Coffeehouse is also happening during event.(6:30-9:30pm)
Join parents from the community for a special evening to enjoy dinner and learn helpful tools for composure and assertiveness. This seminar is for caregivers for children aged 5 through 18, but it is open to all.
The event will help provide caregivers with tools to “build up” their families. Many parents and caregivers know what is good, but not how to do what’s good. Beth Racine will present two sessions that will empower them to gain composure within the stresses of parenting and to have assertiveness in communication.
She is a highly acclaimed communication expert and engaging public speaker who draws on experiences in education, family support communities, business, and her practice as a relational consultant, to impart practical and effective tools and guidance for improving interactions within the family.
Who? All are welcome.
When? Sun Sept 13, 2015 | 4-7pm
Cost? Costs $10 per person, which covers the two sessions and a full dinner.
Join parents from the community for dinner and to receive parenting tools for composure and assertiveness with children aged 5 through 18.
Click Here to Sign Up for the Parenting Seminar with Guest Speaker Beth Racine
Who: All are welcome.
When: Sun Sept 13, 2015 | 4-7pm
What: Beth Racine, president and founder of Envision Innovation, helps individuals, couples, and families build better relationships and create emotionally safe environments for both children and adults. She will be presenting tools for parenting. There will be two sessions that will provide tools for composure and assertiveness: “Navigating Parenting Buttons” and “Clear Communication.”
Why: The event will help provide parents with tools to “build up” their families. Many parents know what is good, but not how to do what’s good. Beth will present two sessions that will empower parents to gain composure within the stresses of parenting and to have assertiveness in communication.
Cost: $10 per person, which covers the two sessions and a full dinner.
Registration required (click here to register).