Companions in Christ: The Way of discernment

Wednesdays | 6:30pm-7:30pm | beginning Jan | Disciple Room
Companions in Christ: The Way of Discernment offers participants a way to discover God’s will in their lives both as individuals and as a community of God. The 10-week study focuses on the ancient spiritual discipline of discernment and gently leads to the prayerful path of a richer, wiser life. Newcomers are welcome.  If you have any questions or would like to register please email Janice Kirkpatrick at

dave ramsey’s financial Peace University

Wednesdays | 6:30pm-8pm | beginning Mar 20 | Holden Road Campus
In this 9-week course led by video and instructors, learn how to get out of debt, live on a budget, save for retirement, and be able to give more than you ever thought possible—all with a biblical foundation. This class aims to transform lives and give people hope about their future by providing support to all individuals regardless of where they are on their money journey.

Childcare is available upon request.

Contact: Sara and Lucas Benner,

Lay Academy with Dr. Mickey Efird: What Does Paul Have to Say to Us Today?

Wednesdays | March 20-May 8 | 6:30pm-7:30pm | Fellowship Center | Holden Road Campus
The Apostle Paul was extremely important in the spread of Christianity. Having founded numerous churches, he tried to help them in their struggles to keep the faith, and he did that primarily by writing letters to them. This study will give a brief introduction to Paul’s letters and examine certain important texts that we sometimes have trouble understanding. Pay what you can ($10-$25). This class will not meet April 17 or 24.

Centering Prayer

Wednesdays | 6:30pm-7:30pm | Holden Road Campus
Based on the success of the 6-week Centering Prayer series led by Pastor Morris Brown and Robin Britt, the ongoing Welcome Wednesday Centering Prayer format will be modified: The group, led by Robin Britt, will meet each Wednesday for an hour and will read and discuss writings by Thomas Keating, Richard Rohr, Thomas Merton, Father William Meninger, Cynthia Bourgeault, and others. Open-ended small group discussions will seek to follow the leading of the Spirit. Each session will include a period of Centering Prayer. No previous experience with Centering Prayer is necessary. For more information, call Susie Britt (336-323-8957).

Special Lenten Study: Beneath the Cross of Jesus

Tue, Mar 19-Tue, Apr 13, 6:30pm-8pm, Disciple Room, Holden Road
In this five week Lenten study, we will first look at the gospel narrative of the crucifixion of Jesus, then move to the early church understanding of the death of Christ as found in the New Testament epistles. Contact Carl Lindquist ( with questions.