Christian Education

Ongoing Christian education and discipleship are vital tools to equip believers to live for Christ and serve His purposes. Join a class or Bible study to continue your growth as a disciple of Jesus!

Adult Sunday School | 10a

All Sunday school classes are held at the Main Building at 4425 70th St

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Sanctuary Class
 

Pastor James Weaver / Sanctuary

We’re studying the New Testament book of Second Peter, a passionate and powerful farewell letter in which Peter challenges Jesus’ followers to continue growing in their faith, love, and service to God and to be ready for Jesus’ return.

Apologetics
 
Cory Hanson / Ullestad Chapel

What do you believe—and why? Could you explain it clearly to others? This class will help you better understand the Bible and share your faith effectively. Subjects change weekly as we research and discuss ideas and questions posed by class participants.

Personal Revival
 

HK & Rachel Bougher / Drama Room

Spiritual revival isn’t just a matter of what happens in churches, communities or countries. It starts when individuals become ignited with a passion for Jesus. If you’ve longed for a deeper walk with Him and a more intense sense of His presence, we invite you to join us.

Mission 101

Pastor Carey Huffman / Rm 211

If you’re new to New Hope—or you’ve been here for a while—and you want to go deeper in your faith and involvement with the church, this 4-week class will acquaint you with our core values and help you find your purpose in our family and the overall mission of the church.

Living With the Holy Spirit

Nicole Hasso / Room 212

When Jesus left earth He sent the Holy Spirit to be with us and in us, bringing a life of power and purpose. Acts 1:8 says, “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

Not Your Granddad's Class on End Time Events
 

Rich Larsen / Rm 216

Putting aside politics and personal preferences, we’re looking to the principles of God’s Word to help us discern current propaganda from timeless truth as we navigate with faith through the shifting tides of modern society.

New Testament Gold

Norm Tosten / Room 215

The Bible is the gold standard for life in Jesus Christ. We’re studying truths that transform and direct our walk with Jesus.

Vida Nueva (Spanish)
 

Eduardo Plascencia / Rm 217

Unidad 1: La carta de Santiago

Unidad 2: Cómo estudiar la Biblia

Life Where It Hurts

Dan Prevette / Room 218

We’re looking at Biblical examples of how to deal with unexpected issues, such as unbearable loss, betrayal, confrontation, criticism, feelings of inadequacy, health issues and more.

Meet Matthew's Messiah

Stephen Darnielle / Rm 220

We’re exploring the first book of the New Testament—Matthew’s gospel—paying particular attention to the words of Jesus and what His wisdom means for us today.

Walking with Christ in the Current Culture

Reah Adamson / Rm 221

Whether you’re a new believer or you’ve been following Christ for many years, this discussion-oriented class will challenge and equip you to keep your faith fresh as you follow Jesus in an ever-changing world.

Jesus Called: He Wants His Church Back

Torrie Bagley / Rm 224

Over the course of our lifetime, many churches have lost touch with their God-given purpose. It’s time to discover and recover what’s missing from the American church so we can live as true followers of Jesus.

Understanding Biblical Theology

Terry Knisley / Rm 229

Want to know about the nature of God? Of sin and salvation? If you think theology is boring or hard to understand, then this study may change your mind.

Tomorrow's News Today

Pastor Gary Walter / Rm 230

What do Biblical prophets reveal in Scripture that’s in today’s news and tomorrow’s news headlines? Join us as we seek to find the answers.

Home Builders

Pastors Austin Weaver & Brian Smith / Rm 231

Join us as we look into Scripture and discuss what it takes to build a healthy, godly household. This class is for anyone—singles, couples, with or without kids.

All Youth and Kids Sunday school classes are held at the main building at 4425 70th St. 

 

Youth Sunday School

Grades 6-7 in new addition Rm 232 // 8th grade in new addition room 233 // Grades 9-12 in room 168 (Enter through the outdoor metal door on the east side of the ground level)

 

Elementary Kids Sunday School

We offer graded classes for kindergarten through 5th grade. Check your students into the kids area by the north entrance, across from the chapel and coffee shop.

 

Early Childhood Sunday School

(Infants through Pre-K) Check your kids in at the early childhood area in the corridor by the east entrance.

Wednesday Nights

6:30p

Adult classes are held at the Main Building at 4425 70th St. See each class for location details. Our classes do not require sign-up.

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Young Men's Life Group

Pastor Brian Smith / New Hope Java

This informal gathering of young guys is doing a discussion-oriented study of the New Testament gospel of Luke.

Iron Men

Don Conn / Room 211

We’re exploring answers to common questions about Bible prophecy, including Israel, the Church, the rapture, the tribulation, the millennium, judgment and Heaven.

1 & 2 Thessalonians

Pastor Gary Walter /  Room 212

As relevant as ever today, the apostle Paul’s God-given instruction to new believers in Thessolonica encourages us to remain true to the faith, avoid self-destructive behaviors and continue serving faithfully as we look forward to Christ’s return.

Women's Discipleship

Torrie Bagley & Susie Nelson / Rm 215

Keep growing in your faith and relationship with God alongside other women who are determined to follow Christ and influence others for Him.

The Chosen

Tammy & Mark Blaede / Rm 218 

What does it mean to be chosen by God? We’re continuing our study that parallels episodes of the television series, The Chosen, giving a unique perspective of Jesus through the eyes of those who encountered Him.

Prayer & Praise

Pastors Dave & Corinne DeHamer / Rm 224

Come experience a powerful, free-flowing time of worship, testimonies, prayer and spiritual refreshment.

Financial Peace University

Elizabeth Salih / Room 230

Imagine having no debt and following a money plan that works. This 9-week course will help you take control of your finances. Registration cost is $100. Contact Elizabeth Salih @ 515-985-8184.

The Book of Acts

Pastor Jeff Hill / Room 231

We’re studying the Book of Acts to see what the spread of the Gospel in New Testament times shows us about living in the power of the Holy Spirit today.

Adult Choir

Pastor Brett Hendrickson / Sanctuary

Weekly Groups

Ladies’ Bible Study & Prayer

Elaine Merril / Monday @ 1-3p, Drama Room

We’re learning to discern God’s guidance and discover His purpose. As we grow closer to Him on a daily basis, we will ultimately fulfill His plans for our lives. 

 The Transformed Life

Terry Knisley / Facebook Live (search “TRK Ministries” on Facebook) on Thursdays @ 5:55pm

This New Testament book of Romans reveals a lot about not letting the world conform us to its pattern but letting God transform us for His purpose.

Men’s Bible Study & Prayer

Thursdays @ 7:30 – 9a, New Hope Java

Women’s Bible Study | Psalm 119

Corinne DeHamer  / Fridays @ 9:45 – 11:45a, Rm 211

This group for women of all ages provides a time of fellowship, study and prayer. We’re currently taking a deep dive into the Bible’s longest chapter- Psalm 119- to see what God tells us about the importance of His Word.

 

Life Groups

These gatherings of 6-12 people meet in homes or other informal settings providing a comfortable place to connect spiritually and socially. Visit our Groups page here.