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

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.

Select a time below to see classes.

End Times—Revelation

Pastor James Weaver / Ullestad Chapel

With all that’s going on in the world today it seems apparent that what the Bible describes in the book of Revelation is coming closer to fulfillment.

 

Soul Detox

Torrie Bagley / Rm 212

We’ll discover how to live in a world full of spiritual toxins without absorbing them or allowing them to stunt our spiritual growth.

 

In It Together—Pursuing God’s Purpose in Marriage

Jared Acheson / Rm 224

Experience the vibrant, abundant marriage God intends for you and your spouse as you pursue His purpose together.

 

College & Young Adults—The Power of Knowing God

Pastor Brian Smith / Rm 170 (enter southeast door)

Knowing God involves more than church attendance and Bible study. We’ll equip you to pursue an authentic, life-transforming relationship with Jesus.

 

Vida Nueva

Eduardo Plascencia / 2nd floor, by East entrance Stairway

La creación en la Biblia // La carta a los Efesios

 

Divine Healing

Craig Larsen / Rm 229

We’ll explore what the Bible says about the origin of sickness, promises of healing, hindrances to healing and how to pray for the sick in Jesus’ Name.

 

Kingdom Culture

Dominic Roche / Rm 168 (enter southeast door)

We’ll contrast God’s Kingdom vs. the world’s culture, seeking to understand Kingdom principles and our responsibilities as Kingdom citizens.

End Times—Revelation

Pastor James Weaver / Rm 224

With all that’s going on in the world today it seems apparent that what the Bible describes in the book of Revelation is coming closer to fulfillment.

 

The 80 / 20 Rule

Pastor Gary Walter / Ullestad Chapel

Broaden your 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.

 

Your Feelings, God’s Faithfulness

Cory Hansen / Rm 212

Life gets tough, we get frustrated, but it’s ok to share raw emotions with God. He knows how we feel and wants us to be transparent and vulnerable with Him because He’s ready to show himself faithful in all situations.

 

The Promise Belongs to You

Barb Chapman / Rm 211

Jesus said “You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall by My witnesses…” Witnesses of what? The very presence and power of the resurrected Christ!

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.

Use the left and right arrows to see our classes!

The Book of Acts

Pastor Jeff Hill / Main Building, Rm 224

The coming of the Holy Spirit and the display of His power in the lives of His people is what fueled the early church. Perhaps the book would be better named the Acts of the Holy Spirit!

Women’s Discipleship: Legends of the Faith

Torrie Bagley / Main Building, Rm 212

Each week we’ll discuss a different biblical heroine of the faith to see how her story relates to us and encourages us to live a faith-filled life.

Men's Discipleship

Don Conn / Student Campus Conference Room, 6800 Townsend Ave

We are doing a verse-by-verse study of the book of Revelation based on the commentary of  Dr. J. Vernon McGee. His insights from decades ago are remarkably relevant for today.

Potpourri and Bunny Trails

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

We’ll consider current events and some Biblical mysteries that will help us gain new perspective 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 guys 25+ is doing a discussion-oriented study of the Old Testament book of Joshua.

Truth, History & Biblical Citizenship

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

Take a journey through the Bible and American history to rediscover the secrets that produce a prosperous society when Biblical principles are applied.

Prayer & Praise Gathering

Pastors Dave & Corinne DeHamer and Carey Huffman / Ullestad Chapel

Come experience a powerful, free-flowing time of worship, testimony, encouragement and spiritual refreshment.

Worship led by Dave and Corinne DeHamer

WOW (Women of Worth) - Moms group

Lilly Lehr / Main Bldg, Rm 170 (enter SE door)

This is an opportunity for new, young, and/or single moms to connect with other moms for insight, encouragement and mentoring. (Open to all moms)

Adult Choir & Orchestra

Pastor Brett Hendrickson / Main Sanctuary

We’re preparing for our Christmas musical, “Almost There.” This musical features classic carols and original music by Michael W. Smith.

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

Truth, History & Biblical Citizenship

Hosted by Deb & Dan Stolze / Thursdays @ 6:30pm

Take a journey through the Bible and American history to rediscover the secrets that produce a prosperous society when Biblical principles are applied.

Ladies’ Bible Study

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

We’re studying the book of Acts with emphasis on the journeys and writings of the Apostle Paul and growth of the Church by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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.