CLASSES

 

 

Oasis Community Wednesday classes  

ALPHA COURSE

Wednesdays, January 16-March 20
6-8PM, CR 104, 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!

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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. 

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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!

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Exploring Passover: a Lenten study

Facilitator: Rev. Kelly Nieto
Wednesday, March 13-April 10
6-7PM, Chapel, Childcare by reservation (Register below)
Cost: Free

We will take a look at the history, the celebration, and the symbols of the Passover meal as we focus on Jesus, the Passover Lamb, during the Lenten season. 

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parenting the love and logic way

Facilitator: Larry Kirby
Wednedays, March 13-April 10

6-7:30PM, Calvin Center, Childcare by reservation (Register below)
Cost: $40

This class will teach you how to help your children take ownership of problems, make more responsible choices, and see the logical consequences of their actions. 

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Starting in April

Master your emotions: a class for parents

Facilitator: Larry Kirby
Wednesday, April 24-May 8

6-7:30PM, Crossing 104
Cost: $40 for the hand book (scholarships available)
Childcare by reservation

Continuing with principles from "Parenting the Love and Logic Way," learn how to apply the tools necessary to  create transforming relationships with your children and loved ones. 

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into the wardrobe: the story, works, and theology of c.s. lewis Part 2

With Dr. Grayson Carter, former editor-in-chief of the C.S. Lewis Journal
Wednesday, April 24-May 29

6-7PM, Chapel
Cost: Free

We will continue to look at the amazing life and ideas from one of the 20th Century's most incredible minds. Not able to attend part one? No problem! All are welcome. 

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Adventures in Learning

 

INTERMEDIATE SPANISH

Instructor: Cathy Baldwin
Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 19-April 11
10:30AM-12PM, Upstairs in Room 412
Cost: $40 for the class and $5 for the materials. 
*New students will need to pay extra for the dictionaries and the notebook. 
*Prerequisite: Encore Speed Spanish OR any beginning level Spanish class

Cathy is a retired Spanish teacher. This class is similar to high school Spanish with more conversational opportunities. Students will learn and practice using vocabulary and basic grammar.

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THE life of professional baseball

Instructor: George Bosworth
Thursday, March 28
6:30-7:30PM, Calvin Center
Cost: Free

George played for the Kansas City and Oakland Athletics from 1965 to 1969 as a pitcher in the minor leagues. Charlie Finley signed George and he was on the major league roster. When he was playing, his favorite baseball players were Satchel Paige, Catfish Hunter, Blue Moon Odom and Sal Bando. Come learn about a career in baseball from a pro! You'll have an opportunity to ask George questions. 

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INTERIOR DESIGN

Instructor: Marsha Bohnett
Thursday, April 4
7-8:30PM, Calvin Center
Cost: Free

Marsha worked as a professional interior designer and taught interior design at the college level. She'll teach us design concepts to help us with our homes.  

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seasonal cooking with chef sandra

Instructor: Sandra Gonzales
Tuesday, April 9
1-4PM, Landes Center Kitchen, Enter from the West Parking Lot
Cost: $16, Payable to the Instructor the First Day of Class

Sandra is the Chef and Owner of Whisk and Chop, a well-loved catering service. She says, "One of the greatest gifts you can give to your loved ones is cooking well! This class will explore the art of simple and easy to prepare food. The cuisine, because it features seasonal ingredients, will taste extraordinary. We will cook with our five senses, prepare food from remembered flavors, and be inspired by our recipes rather than ruled by them."

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musical travelogue of south america

Instructor: Zenaido Quintana
Thursday, April 11
7-8:30PM, Calvin Center
Cost: Free

Zenaido Quintana has traveled extensively throughout South America where he collected photographs and music that represent the culture and environment of each country. He will present pictures and music from Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, and Colombia and will explain the similarities and differences of each. Words for the songs will be translated into English and there will be a brief intermission. Come enjoy a delightful evening!

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Classes

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
Thursdays

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. 

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line dance (adults)

Instructor: Linda Purkapile
Fridays, Year Round
10AM-NOON
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!