Developing disciples who live and love the word of God

The Education Ministry disciples people at all stages of spiritual maturity to become fully devoted followers of Christ. We strive to transform our people into lifelong students of the Bible, and to develop their ability as teachers and servants to share God’s love.
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Sunday Morning Bible Classes

Reading Scripture, Praying Scripture, Living Scripture

Please join us for our Sunday morning Bible class series! Classes begin at 9:35 a.m.

During March-May, our adult classes will study the strong connection between hearing God’s word, praying in light of that word, and then living out our faith.

We also offer classes for children and teenagers. You can find out more information on our Children’s Ministry page and our Youth & Family page.

College Students

University | S1 (in the Summit)

College and university students

Young Adults

Launch | Campus Lounge (in the Summit)

College graduates and young single adults in their mid-late 20s

Reach | A116

Engaged and married couples, most of whom do not have children

Young Professionals | A109

Young single adults in their late 20s-30s
Young Families

Connected | A111

Couples in their first years of marriage, many of whom have started families

Thrive | A101

Late 20s – mid 30s, many with infants and toddlers

Foundations | A201 (above Fellowship Central)

Early-late 30s, many with children in preschool and elementary

Christian Families | A103-104

Mid 30s – early 40s, many with children in preschool and elementary

New Beginnings | A117-118

Early-mid 40s, many with children in elementary and middle school

Middle-Aged Adults

Families & Friends | A119

Late 40s – early 50s, many with children in high school

Cross Walk | A121

Early-late 50s, many with children in high school and college

CIA | A113

50s – 60s, many with children college-aged and older

Older Adults

Upward Bound | A102

Late 50s – mid 60s

Cornerstone | A120

Early – late 60s

Forever 50 Something | Fellowship Central

Mid 60s – early 70s

Emptynesters | A105-106

Early 70s and older

All Ages

Generations | A122-123

Adults of all ages, married or single

Step by Step | A110

A diverse group of new Christians, Christians whose spouses do not attend church, or people wanting to know more about Christianity

Special Options

Explorers | Conference Room

For those in a season of spiritual exploration

Vida Nueva (New Life) | A112

Una clase de Biblia con “el sabor Hispano” (A Bible class with a “Hispanic flavor”)

International | Gym (in the Summit)

A small group discussion class of basic Bible teachings for internationals

Wednesday Evening Bible Classes

Spring Wednesdays: March 6 - May 29

Join us for a class or group on Wednesday nights! All classes meet at 7:00 except where noted.

Spring Classes For All

Judgment and Hope: The Book of Isaiah

Dean Bryce & John Curtis | A115-116

Isaiah spoke to God’s people during crucial eras in their lives. There were messages of judgment when they had abandoned God, and messages of hope when God was ready to restore them. This balanced mix of judgment and hope is a timeless message for God’s people. Come participate in this textual study and discussion.

The Tech-Wise Person

Barry Perkins, Luke Hartman, Josh Kingcade, and Others | A105-106

This class is for anyone who has felt their relationships suffer or their time slip away amid technology’s distractions and wants to reclaim real life in a world of devices. Making good choices about technology is more than just limiting “screen time.” It’s about developing wisdom, character, and courage in the way we use digital media. Based on The Tech-Wise Family by Andy Crouch, this class will help us ask deeper questions about tech and life.

Unlocking Revelation (begins March 20)

Stafford North | A117-118

This is a course on the Book of Revelation and topics relating to Last Things. The first half of the course focuses on a chapter-by-chapter study of Revelation, and the last half of the course deals with topics such as “Are There Signs of the End?”; “Does the Bible Teach a Rapture?”; “What About Antichrists?”; and “Will There Be a Thousand-Year Reign on Earth?” This class is hosted by our Young Professionals group but all are welcome.

My Favorite Scripture (For The Launch Class)

Various Teachers | A103-104

Each week, a different member of our Launch (young adults in their 20s) class will present a lesson on one of their favorite passages of scripture. Come listen and support your fellow class members as they talk about an important part of the Bible that has changed their life.

MERGE (7:00-8:30)

Various Teachers | A113

This is a class designed to help newlywed, engaged, and seriously dating couples lay a strong foundation in many aspects of merging two lives in marriage (traditions, expectations, gender differences, family of origin, goals, and more!). This is a six-session class led by several MRCC staff members and several mentor couples who enjoy being a resource to young couples. Click here for details and registration instructions.

For Men

Word of Life (Men’s Class)

Various Teachers (Coordinated by Todd Wright) | A119

This men’s class is a unique study of special words which are helpful in building a man’s life into the image of Christ. Each week a different teacher will bring a personal perspective to biblical references of that special word using a variety of class styles to encourage every man in his walk of faith.

For Women

Come As You Are (Class)

Tiffany Wiederstein & Mary Ann Rosenbalm | A120

This class will view two Jennifer Rothschild video series, followed by discussion. Me, Myself, and Lies: A Thought Closet Makeover will be March 6-April 10, followed by Psalm 23: The Shepherd With Me April 17-May 29. No registration, book purchase, or homework required.

It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way (Small Groups)

Tonya Patton/Amy Jacoby | A122/A123

Life often looks so different from what we hoped or expected. We can feel disappointed and disillusioned, and we may wonder about the reality of God’s goodness. Discover how our disappointments can be the divine appointments our souls need to radically encounter God. Book/study guide set are $23. Pre-registration is required here or Ministry Central.

Keep It Shut: What to Say, How to Say It, and When to Say Nothing At All (Small Group)

Lori Walle | A121

The subtitle says it all! This study will have you examining every relationship you have – family, friends, work, ministry – and how your words (or the lack thereof) can be more effective and godly, both in person and on social media. Book/study guide set are $15. Pre-registration is required here or Ministry Central.

Ongoing Classes

Western Christians in Global Missions

John Wilguess | A101

Do you see yourself as a missionary? How do you prepare? What should you say? Where do you turn? This interactive class will feature discussions with missionaries from throughout the world, assigned readings from the book Western Christians In Global Missions, and participation of class members to find ways to better serve those around us in the name of Jesus.

International | Clay Hart

Fellowship Central

This class is designed for one on one or small group conversations centered on discussion of short texts from a simplified English translation of the Bible. Internationals are paired with native English speakers in order to improve language skills, share their stories, and develop friendship while talking about God, culture, and life.

Earlybird (5:15-6:00)

Loren Gieger | A105-106

This class is for those who would like to attend a class at an earlier time. You will feel welcome in this class that spans all ages and life situations.

Care & Support Groups

Foster & Adoptive Families

Kari Laxson

This group is taking a break during the spring quarter.

DivorceCare (6:30-8:00)

Jennifer Gotcher | A201

DivorceCare is not currently meeting. It will resume in September 2019.

Griefshare

Cherry Hart | A102

DivorceCare is not currently meeting. It will resume in September 2019.

Staff

Feel free to send us a message if you're interested in getting involved or have any questions about the Adult Education Ministry!

Josh Kingcade

Education

Delise Williams

Education

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