You’ll be surprised how relevant this study will be to your daily life! 

Sundays

Exploring The Book of Ephesians
Host: Julie Hovey
When: Sunday mornings 8:45-9:45 a.m. How Long: 6 sessions: Feb. 6 – March 27 Where: Fellowship Hall
Description: Anyone having questions about, heavenly places? Feel like you’re walking alone? What is the full armor of God? Fighting spiritual battles? Then this is the grow group for you! We will explore what it means to, SIT with Jesus in the heavenly places, WALK with Jesus in our daily lives, STAND with Jesus wearing the full armor of God. Come and we will explore together as we meet with Jesus through the scriptures. Details: Just show up and bring your Bibles if you want to make notes. Nursery provided.
 
“Cherish: The One Word That Changes Everything for Your Marriage”
Hosts: Bruce & Gina Lindholm
When: Sundays from 11:30-1:00pm. How Long: 6 Sessions, March 6 – April 10 Where: Fellowship Hall
Who: Married couples
Description: Bruce and Gina celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary this year, and they find it very important to keep working on their marriage. Gary Thomas offers a video teaching each session on how to take your marriage to the next level: not just to love your spouse but to cherish them, in the biblical sense, as well. Details: There will be reading handed out for homework each week. An optional book is available.
 

Wednesdays

“Fear of the Other (No Fear in Love”)
Host: Marilee Leonard
When: Wednesdays from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. How Long: 5 sessions: Feb. 9 – March 2 Where: Green Room Upstairs
Description: A no non-sense study! We’ll consider the gospel command to love (and not merely tolerate) those considered to be “Other” or outside mainstream Christian culture. Rooted in a Christian and Wesleyan perspective, this study calls us to what may be the hardest thing for people of faith to do: keeping and loving the “Other” as they are, without any need for them to become like us. Details: Video study.
 
“Wildfire: A Study on the Life in the Holy Spirit”
Host: Reese Werner
When: Wednesdays from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. How Long: 8 Sessions, Feb. 9 – March 30 Where: Pink Room Upstairs
Who: Women
Description: This is a study for women! It’s a practical action guide to stoking the fire of deep intimacy with the Holy Spirit in our everyday lives. We’ll deepen our understanding and relationship with God the Holy Spirit, learn to use the T.H.R.I.V.E. method to meaningfully engage with Scripture, and encounter the Spirit in a personal and life-giving way. Details: Video study with handouts and optional study book ($20)
 
Celtic Heroes of the Christian Faith
Host: Pastor David
When: Wednesdays 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. How Long: 8 sessions, Feb. 9 – March 30 Where: Pastor David’s Office
Description: In this study we will encounter the Christian heroes of Ireland and learn how we can live more authentically as people of faith in our own contexts today. We will meet St. Patrick, St. Brigid, St. Columba (aka Colmcille), and many others who will speak to us down through the ages to surround us and push us to run our races of faith with perseverance (Hebrews 12:1). This study comes out of Pastor David’s preparations for the tour he is leading to Ireland this summer. Details: Handouts and some videos. No homework.
 
“How Happiness Happens”
Host: Annelle Mix
When: Wednesdays 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. How Long: 6 sessions: Feb. 9 – March 9
Where: Blue Room Upstairs, Zoom option offered
Description: Don’t let your life be mired by dissatisfaction, discontentment, or disappointment any longer. In How Happiness Happens, Max Lucado looks at several “one another” statements in the Bible that reveal how the happiest people on earth aren’t those who have the most but those who are willing to give the most away.
Details: Video study with handouts and optional study book ($10)
 

Fridays

“Why Easter Matters”
Host: Brad Blocher
When: Friday mornings 8:00 – 9:15 a.m. How Long: Feb. 18 – April 7 Where: Fellowship Hall
Description: In this Easter Study Andy Stanley looks at some of the people whose lives intersected with Jesus in the weeks leading to his crucifixion. Each of them had an agenda that put them at odds with God and Jesus. As you’ll see, there’s a little bit of them in all of us. Details: Sessions include video presentations, discussion, and prayer.