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!

Sunday School

Time slots: 8:30a, 9:30a, 11a

All classes are held at the Main Building on 70th St, unless specified “Student Campus.” Our Student Campus is at 6800 Townsend Ave.

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Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Pastor James Weaver / Ullestad Chapel

Being Christian is more than just a claim. Following Christ should transform our character, conversations and conduct so people around us can see the difference Jesus makes.

What Do You Say to That?—Responding to Christianity’s Critics

Pastor Carey Huffman / Ullestad Chapel

We’ll discuss how to respond to common objections and difficult questions posed by skeptics and unbelievers.

 

Shepherding A Child’s Heart

Torrie Bagley / Rm 212

Everything our children do and say flows from their heart. Come and learn how to speak to the heart of your child.

 

The God I Never Knew

Jared Acheson / Rm 224

People of faith talk a lot about God and knowing Jesus, but we’ll explore how real friendship with the Holy Spirit can radically change our lives.

 

College & Young Adults—Titus

Pastor Brian Smith / Rm 170 (enter SE door)

In this Bible-based video series, Chip Ingram unpacks the book of Titus, challenging us to display the gospel in our lives through doing good—not to earn God’s favor, but as a result of God’s favor.

 

Vida Nueva

Eduardo Plascencia / Second floor, by East entrance Stairway

Próximos Estudios: La historia del Antiguo y Nuevo Testamento // Estudios del libro de Isaías // El evangelio de Marcos

The 80 / 20 Rule

Pastor Gary Walter / Ullestad Chapel

We’ll broaden our understanding of what God has done—and what is yet to come—by taking an in-depth look at some less familiar passages of Bible prophecy.

 

What Do You Say to That?—Responding to Christianity’s Critics

Pastor Carey Huffman / Rm 224

We’ll discuss how to respond to common objections and difficult questions posed by skeptics and unbelievers.

 

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Pastor James Weaver / Cory Hansen / Rm 212

Being Christian is more than just a claim. Following Christ should transform our character, conversations and conduct so people around us can see the difference Jesus makes.

I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist (Mask-on option*)

Jason Stoeker / Student Campus Auditorium, 6800 Townsend Ave

*This class is a great option for anyone who would like to attend a class where everyone wears a mask. 

If you find yourself struggling to defend your faith in Christ, this class will equip you with answers to common objections and criticisms regarding Christianity. 

Youth Sunday School | 9:30a

Pastor Zach, Pastor Luke, & Pastor August / Student Campus North Lower Level

 

Elementary Kids Sunday School | 9:30a

K-5th / Main Building, 2nd floor

 

Early Childhood Sunday School | 9:30a

4- and 5-year-olds / Main Building 1st floor, Early Childhood area

Wednesday Nights

6:30p

Most classes are held at the Main Building at 4425 70th St, but several are off-campus. See each class for location details. Our classes do not require sign-up.

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Tipping Point

Pastor Jeff Hill / Main Building, Rm 212

Are we living in the end times? God has given us some signs to look for, not to make us anxious but to make us aware and help us prepare. Join us for this study of end times prophecies using the Bible and Tipping Point by Jimmy Evans.

Women's Discipleship: Dangerous Prayers

Torrie Bagley / Main Building, Rm 224

Following Jesus was never meant to be safe—and neither are our prayers. Join us to learn about prayer that moves the heart the God.

Men's Discipleship

Don Conn / Student Campus Conference Room, 6800 Townsend Ave

This group does in-depth studies on various books of the Bible and topical issues related to faith, living for Christ, and becoming who God wants us to be.

Potpourri and Bunny Trails

Pastor Gary Walter / Fellowship Hall A, Student Campus North Building, 6800 Townsend Ave

We’ll consider current events and a few Biblical mysteries as framed in the Scriptures. These sessions offer new twists on some of our most beloved, ancient stories.

Young Men's Life Group

Pastor Brian Smith / New Hope Java, Main Building Lobby

This informal gathering of young adult guys is doing a discussion-oriented study based on the book of Romans.

Truth, History & Community Engagement

Hosted by Deb & Dan Stolze (Call the office at 515.254.9094 for info and directions to their home)

We’ll start with a three-week American Heritage video series by David Barton, which deals with the faith of our nation’s founders and the influence of Christianity on American history. After that we will begin a Christian worldview series by Del Tackett called “The Engagement Project,” in which you’ll discover God’s world-changing mission for yourself and for your family.

Prayer & Praise | Begins April 28

Ullestad Chapel

The evening will typically include a brief challenge or teaching from God’s Word blended into a time of dynamic musical worship and focused prayer. It will be a free-flowing format that will vary from week to week depending on the focus.

Worship led by Dave and Corinne DeHamer

Weekly Groups

Ladies’ Bible Study & Prayer

Sue Thompson / Monday @ 1-3p, New Hope Java

We are currently studying the Bible book of Ephesians using the book Understanding your Blessings in Christ, by Elizabeth George.

The Letter from James

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

The message of the New Testament book of James is simple yet profound: “Salvation is by faith, but faith without action is useless. True faith in Christ results in good actions.  It’s not what faith IS that’s important, it’s what faith does.”


Men’s Bible Study & Prayer

Thursdays @ 7:30 – 9a, New Hope Java

Ladies’ Bible Study

Barb Smalley /  Friday @ 9:45a – 12p, Rm 212

We are studying the life of the Patriarchs–our biblical ancestors in Godly faith–from the book of Genesis chapter 12 onward, using a Beth Moore video series entitled, “The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.”