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"Be transformed by the renewing of your mind”.
Romans 12:2
 
Following Jesus is a lifelong journey.  We provide intentional pathways to help you on your path to growing spiritually:  Core Courses as well as other helpful courses, conferences and events.


Maybe this is the time for YOU to take a step onto the path!  Pathways Courses are offered on Sunday mornings, mid-week and Friday evenings. 

 

EVENINGS

Divorce Recovery and Care

Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm in Room 201 with Anne Olmstead and Carol Loughran.  Join us for an open, caring, Christ-focused course for divorced or divorcing adults.  Don't go through divorce alone!  Experience God’s love in community and be on your way to recovery.  Open rolling enrollment; come when you can.  More information at DivorceCare.org.  Register here.

Coffee with Matt and Joe:  An Apprenticeship with Jesus

Thursday evenings at 7:00pm in Room 201 with Pastor Jim McClaren.  Coffee with Matt and Joe has been described by those who have taken it as an apprenticeship with Jesus.  It is a study of the teaching passages of Jesus in Matthew's Gospel as experienced by two men named Matt and Joe.  Be warned though, if you take this Pathways course, Jesus will mess with your life.  Register here.

$35 materials cost; financial assistance available.

Alpha:  The Marriage Course

Thursday evenings at 6:00pm in Room 201 with Jon & Tina Irish and the Alpha Team.  The Marriage Course comes to you from the award winning team at Alpha.  It's perfect for couples who are in a married or committed relationship and seeking to strengthen their relationship.  The course offers a lifetime of practical ideas and tools to help keep your relationship strong.  The Marriage Course is based on Christian principles but designed for all couples with or without a church background.  In the Marriage Course, you are seated at your own table for two.  Each session consists of food and/or drink, a practical talk and a time for private discussion between you and your partner.  Course begins September 28, 2017.  Register here.

$35.00 total suggested donation ($5 per couple per week includes all meals, childcare, and course materials.).


SUNDAYS

Waiting for Jesus:  The Gospels as Hope Fulfilled
A Pathways *Core Curriculum* Course

8:30am in Room 102 with Bennett Kleinberg.  For hundreds of years, God promised his people a Savior ~ the hope of Israel.  We will search the Scriptures as an ancient Jew would, and together experience the expectations of a coming King.  Then we will move into the Gospels, where we will come to know Jesus as the fulfillment of all that God promised in the Old Testament and to appreciate why Jesus' arrival and teachings caused so much conflict.  Whether you are a new believer, or have known Jesus all your life, you will grow through our discussions.  Please bring your Bible.  Register here.

The Circle Maker:  Praying Circles Around your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears
A Pathways *Core Curriculum* Course

8:30am in Room 200H with Wendy Smyth.  Come experience prayer in a new way.  We'll learn how to draw a circle of prayer around our dreams, our families, and most importantly, the promises of God.  Prayer brings us closer to God in ways that are incomparable to anything else we could experience.  It is a great adventure unlike any other you will know.  Come join us as we journey together!  Wendy Smyth, Trinity's prayer captain, leads us on this journey in prayer.  Register here.

The study guide for this video series costs $7.00 and will be available for the first class.

Raising Children of Faith:  A Family Builders Course

8:30am in Room 201 with Bill & Michele Lane and Tim & Laurie DeValve.  Together we will encourage and help parents develop a practical and biblical plan for parenting.  Along the way, we will enhance and strengthen teamwork as a family unit, connect with other parents to encourage and help one another, and also strengthen our personal relationships with God.  We are excited to build relationships, learn, grow, and encourage parents and families through this Pathways course.  Register here.

Beginnings:  Genesis 1-11

10:00am in Room 200H with Paul Shekleton.  Meet with friends to deepen your understanding of creation, the fall, human (mis)behavior, judgment and mercy, and politics!  It's all right there in the opening chapters of the book of Genesis.  Register here.

Discovering Trinity
A Pathways *Core Curriculum* Course

3 Sunday nights (October 8th-22nd; 6:30-8:00pm) in Room 201 with Pastor Jim McClaren.  Come join this great opportunity to learn more about our church, our denomination, and what it means to become a full voting member in the life of our congregation.  Register here.

Some Pathways Courses are organized around a common interest or affinity or are for men or women exclusively. The topics are chosen by the class leaders and those who attend.  Please feel free to try out a class.  Contact Barbara Ettinger or the class leaders to learn more.  When a class meets throughout the year you are invited and encouraged to attend at any time. 

Biblical Encouragement for Women

We can all use an encouraging word!  Gather with other women to read the Bible together, enjoy good conversation and learn what God has to say about the ways he encourages us in our day-to-day lives.  All are welcome.  Facilitators are Tammy Bourque and Liesl Wylie.  Join us on Sunday morning at 8:30am in the Gathering Place.

 

Spiritual Encouragement for Men

We are focused on doing the next "right" thing while becoming better men, husbands, fathers, sons and friends.  We meet Sunday mornings at 8:30am in Room 201A.