Day of Discipleship 2019: Building relationships

Featuring Professor Terry Hargrave, Fuller Theological Seminary
Saturday, February 2, 8:30AM-1PM
Landes Center, Free, Breakfast & Lunch included

This year's Day of Discipleship theme is Building Relationships. Our speaker, Dr. Terry Hargrave, is nationally recognized for his pioneering work with intergenerational families and is the founder of Restoration Therapy. Dr. Hargrave has authored over 30 professional articles and thirteen books, he has presented nationally and internationally, and his work has been featured on ABC News 20/20, Good Morning America, and CBS Early Morning as well as several national magazines and newspapers. This free event includes a presentation by Dr. Hargrave, fellowship over breakfast and lunch, and a break-out session to explore "Building Relationships" in practical, deeper ways.


Oasis Community Wednesday classes  


Wednesdays, January 16-March 20
6-8PM, Room 415/416, Childcare by reservation (Register below)
Cost: Free

Over 29,000,000 people around the world have gone through Alpha in the last 30 years! For believers, this is an exciting time of renewing and deepening your understanding of core Christian doctrines. For seekers, this is a comfortable and safe place to learn more about Christianity and ask questions. The evening includes a meal, a DVD lesson, and small group time to discuss the evening's topic. Join us and bring a friend!


Into the wardrobe: the story, works, and theology of c.s. lewis, part 1

With Dr. Grayson Carter, Fuller Theological Seminary, former editor-in-chief of the C.S. Lewis Journal
Wednesdays, January 16-February 27

6-7PM, Chapel, Childcare by reservation (Register below)
Cost: Free

Join Dr. Carter for a close-up look into the story, works, and theology of C.S. Lewis. The late author and theologian has greatly affected how we think about Christianity in a modern world. 


THE art of marriage

Wednesdays, January 16-February 20
6-7:30PM, Crossing 104, Childcare by reservation (Register below)
Cost: Free

This class is full of Biblically-centered teaching and real-life stories to highlight both the challenges and the beauty of God's design for marriage. Take some time to spend together as a couple to explore the unique way God has made you for each other! 



women's bible study: battlefield of the mind

Facilitator: Rev. Kelly Nieto
Wednesdays, January 16 & 30, February 13 & 27, March 20, April 3 & 24, May 8
6-7:30PM, Room 415/416, Childcare by reservation (Register below)
Cost: Free (please purchase the book)

Battlefield of the Mindy by Joyce Meyers is a step by step plan in how to face the spiritual and emotional battles of the mind, learning what it means to "take every thought captive for Christ." The Bible Study is also offered Fridays, January 18, February 1 & 15, March 1 & 22, April 5 & 26, and May 10. Register below. 


holy yoga

Instructor: Jennifer Cecil
Wednesdays, January 16

6-7:30PM, Room 409, Childcare by reservation (Register below)
Cost: $5 per class

Holy Yoga is a type of yoga practice that combines stretching and movement with worshipful moments and prayer. All levels are welcome, no yoga experience necessary. Bring a yoga mat and a friend!



Adventures in Learning


all About coffee

Instructor: Dan Abbott
Thursday, January 31
6:30-7:30PM, Calvin Center
Cost: Free

Come enjoy a delicious cup of coffee while we learn the history and lore of coffee, where and how coffee is grown and harvested, how it effects economic conditions, and much more.  We will see a short video about coffee and also learn about Cafe' Justo, a mission that helps Mexicans support their families while staying in Mexico.


the purpose driven life

Instructor: Bill McKee
Thursday, January 17-February 21
2:30-4PM, Calvin Center
Cost: Free

The most basic question everyone faces in life is Why am I here? What is my purpose? .. Rick Warren says the starting place must be with God and his eternal purposes for each life. Better understand God's incredible plan in your life.

Whether you read Rick Warren's best-seller or not, you will benefit greatly from this Christian class.


tai chi

Instructor: Deanne Hodgson
Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 29 & 31 and February 5/7, 12/14, 19/21
11:15AM-12:15PM, Room 415/416
Cost: $69 (Payable to the instructor the first day of class)

Using a holistic body-mind-spirit approach, this series will focus on Transforming Stress to Serenity with simple Qigong movements leaving you with improved Vitality, Balance, and Tranquility after each session. Included is a 10 second Relaxation Technique, a two minute series to Quick Start your day and a 24 second Soul Centering exercise



Instructor: Pat Serie
Tuesdays, January-February 12
1:00-3:00PM, Room 419
Cost: $50 (Payable to the instructor the first day of class)

The instructor will be righ alongside you to provide personal attention, to encourage you, and to advance your learning experience. Everyone from beginners to advanced painters are welcome. There is no pressure, just time for your love of painting to grow. Please email Pat Serie for a supply list. This class is subject to a class minimum of ten and maximum of 15.


saving memorable moments

Instructor: Kiki Swanson

Wednesdays, February 6 – March 6

2:00-3:00 PM, Room 414

Cost: Free


Record your life story, one event or memory at a time, in 600-800 words. Each class will provide a suggested person, place or time to remember, plus a writing tip and a quotable inspiration. Writers may share their writing or request individual editing. Kiki is the published author of several books, children’s stories and articles.



the golden age of hollywood

Instructor: Janel Willert

Thursdays, February 21 – March 21

7:00-8:30 PM, Calvin Center

Cost: Free


We’ll learn about the stars, movies and genres of the 1930s-1950s. When Janel worked as a newscaster she met and interviewed many famous stars including Cary Grant. Register to munch on popcorn as you watch movie clips and learn the history of old Hollywood. This class has a minimum of eight; but we’re expecting many more!




Instructor: Rev. Kelly Nieto

Thursday, February 28

9:30-11:00 AM, Kilgore Chapel

Cost: Free


In Matthew, Mark, and Luke the authors all tell us about the commissioning of the twelve disciples. This class will explore some questions about The Twelve: what were some of their backgrounds, how did Jesus choose the twelve, and what do we know about their lives after Jesus ascended back into heaven?




pickleball (ages 8-108)

Coach: Jack Thomas, 602-418-2439
Tuesdays/Thursdays, Year Round
4:30-6:30PM, Landes Center
Costs: Free


Fantastic and fun game played on a badminton court with a lower net, a perforated plastic ball, and lightweight paddles. You don't have to be good at other sports. It's easy to learn but can develop into a quick, fast-paced competitive game for experienced players. Once you start playing, you can't stop! Learn more about Pickleball. 

grandmaster han's martial arts of arizona (all ages)

Instructor: Jeff or Lori Jordan, 780-326-3755

4:30-5:30PM, Calvin Center
Fee: One class per week, $45/month

Youn Wh Ryu - Christian-based martial arts for physical fitness and self-defense. Our Training Principles: Be Polite, Be Patient, Be Alert, Be Brave, Do Your Best, Respect Yourself and Others. 


line dance (adults)

Instructor: Linda Purkapile
Fridays, Year Round
Fee: $60 for eight, two-hour classes

Do you want a fun, low-impact exercise that gives a physical and mental workout? Line dancing may be just what you're looking for! Classes led by Jerry Villaire, a national and local coach for all levels. 

RightNow Media

RightNow Media is a service offering thousands of Christian video sessions for you to access anytime, anywhere.

RightNow Media has Bible teaching and practical content for adults, youth, and children. There are studies by respected pastors and teachers, original RightNow videos, and recordings of Christian conferences. Best of all, you can view these videos from your computer, tablet, or even your phone! Videos can be accessed by individual members and their families or streamed by Community Groups or Bible studies.

We're excited about the ways you can use this resource to grow in your faith. Email Kelly to get started!