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Pastor Matt Marluft

Sunday Mornings 9-10AM, beginning January 7, 2018

Women in the Word Responding to Questions People Ask about Christianity. Talk to people long enough and tough questions will come up that we are not always prepared to answer. Come and learn together how to lovingly respond with the short and long answer. "But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have".1Pet. 3:15(NIV) - Nan Lingenfelter, leader.

Kingdom Marriage, by Tony Evans. This 6-week video and discussion study instructs Christian couples of all ages and stages, to tap into the power of God as they prioritize His purpose and perspective for their marriage. Through Biblical insight and application, learn how kingdom couples bring the light and life of Christ to those around them.

Followed by Raising Kingdom Kids a second 6-week study (beginning on 2/18/18) calls and instructs parents to raise God-following children who are spiritually strong and prepared to take on the assignments He has for their lives. Provides practical examples and illustrations to help parents grow kids’ faith, with specific instruction in the power of prayer, wisdom, love of God’s Word, getting through trials, controlling the tongue, developing patience, and the surrender of service. Participant guides available for both classes. All are welcome! Erin and Anthony Kolb, and Kirsten and Todd Ondrick, leaders

The Story Begins, a 12 week Bible study overview of the book of Genesis. "In the beginning God..."!!! The first book of God's revelation to man is a book of Genesis, beginnings. God creates the heavens, the earth, man and woman, but rebellion breaks out, and God begins the task of mending mankind's relationship with Him. The events that unfold in this extraordinary book give form to the entire Bible, and God's plan for a new beginning in Jesus Christ. Roger Dager, leader.

Wednesday evenings 6:30-8PM, beginning January 10, 2018

LIFE Explored We all want to be happy. Life Explored is an exciting new way to share the gospel in today's highly visual culture, using stunning videos shot all over the globe. Developed by Christianity Explored Ministries, these seven video and Bible discussions will help people uncover what they're really living for, and reveal that the greatest pleasure in life is enjoying God himself. Come for yourself, or bring an interested friend to ask questions and learn about God in an open, friendly environment. Dinner precedes the class at 5:45PM. Pastor Marzluft and Bill Pudlo, leaders.

A Woman's Heart, God's Dwelling Place, by Beth Moore. Explore the fascinating account of the building of the Old Testament tabernacle, the significance of its intricate design, its pivotal role in God's eternal plan, the grand fulfillment of its purpose by Jesus Christ, and its variety of meanings for your walk with God today. We're going deep here w/11 weeks of video (approx. 1 hr. each) plus 2-3 hrs of homework over 2 wks. Plan on 21 weeks to finish, alternating video viewing with discussion each week. This is about deeper intimacy, preparing our hearts to truly be Christ's holy place. See Lynn Anderson or Sui Ling Hoang (asap) to request a workbook, or email Lynn at Come, and bring a friend!