A Season of Prayer
Tuesdays, Sept 1–Dec 1, 6:30PM, Auditorium
We believe God is calling our body into a time of corporate prayer—a season for refreshment and renewal. Come expectantly and let your soul be transformed. What hidden things will God reveal? We are asking you to accept this invitation to join in for an exciting season as we wade into deeper waters to pursue God. The evening commences with a meal together at 5:45PM and offers child care from 6:15-8PM.
Children are invited to enroll in the AWANA program, which runs throughout the school year on Tuesdays, from 6:30-8PM. AWANA kicks off on September 15th. Learn more.
For this brief season, there will be no other course offerings on Tuesday evenings until after the new year. Classes and groups meeting throughout the week are listed below.
DINNER & CHILD CARE
Enjoy a Free Dinner! (September-April)
No need to grab something fast and eat in the car. Sit down and enjoy the company when attending a Tuesday class. Dinner is served 5:30-6:15 PM.
Child Care is Available
If you need child care, we’re here to serve. Reserve a place for your child by contacting our child care coordinator Teresa Klein. Let her know how many children need care and their ages. With your notice, we’ll make sure we have the personnel in place to offer the best care, which is available from 6:15 to 8PM.
Explore the Bible Adult Study—Entrusted with God's Good News
Sun, 9:00-10:15AM, Room 219, Ongoing Class
by Troy & Kay Hill, Dave & Mona Hundrup
Join this easy-to-understand and practical study of God’s Word. Connect with one another, share life together while growing in your understanding of who Christ is and what you're called to do as a result of your relationship with Him.
Hands of Faith Bible Study
Sun, 9:00-10:00AM, Room 226, Ongoing Class
by Sam Gary
This basic foundational Bible study is for all ages involved in the deaf community. Communication is in ASL, but voice interpretation is available for those wishing to learn ASL. For more information, contact the Hands of Faith ministry.
Wed, Sept 9-Dec 9, 6-8PM, Rm 128
by Nancy Struempler, Karen Cassasa
Walk with others through one of life’s most difficult experiences. GriefShare meets weekly to help you face the challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Email us to register for the session.
Revelation: What is the Sign of His Coming and the End of the Age? (Precept Study)
Wed, Sept 9-Dec 2, 6-8:15PM, Rm 119
by Kris Mulholland and Christi Niemann
Explore the relationship of the book of Revelation to the Gospels, and realize the prophecies and teachings they contain about the last days. Cost: $25.
Young Adult Bible Study (Ages 18-29)
Wed, 7-8:30PM, Rm 219, Ongoing Class
by Dave and Mona Hundrup
If you are done with high school or twenty something, then you are invited to join our enthusiastic and fun-loving leaders Dave and Mona Hundrup as they unpack some of God's truths found in the book of Hebrews. Come every week or come when you can.
Hands of Faith
Wed, 7-8PM, Wayland Baptist Univ., Rm 114, Ongoing Class
by Sam Gary, No Cost
The deaf community from across Anchorage are invited to join as we dive into the pages of God's Word. Communication is in ASL, but voice interpretation is available for those wishing to learn ASL. For more information, contact the Hands of Faith ministry.
Worman Community Group
by Brooks and Liz Worman
Join us as we come together in community around the discussion of God's Word.
Thur, 6:30-8PM, (begins Oct 1)
by Kacey and Steve Magestro
Join us as we discuss the sermon in our community group in the Magestro home, kids are welcome.
Fri, 6:30-8:30PM, Auditorium, Ongoing Class
by Amy Gill
This is a Christ-based approach to recovery in response to other twelve-step programs. Celebrate Recovery is directed toward all hurts, hang-ups and habits, including but not limited to drug and alcohol addictions, sex addiction, eating disorders, and people who have been sexually abused. There will be breakout sessions for different groups.
Community Health Evangelism
Fri, Oct 16, 6-9PM, Sat, Oct 17, 8:30AM-5PM, Sun, Oct 18, 8:30AM-5PM. Sat, Oct 24, 8:30AM-5PM and Sun, Oct 25, 8:30AM-5PM.
Cost: $50, Non-refundable.
By Chris Scott
The Community Health Evangelism training addresses the root causes of poverty, disease, and spiritual darkness—equipping leaders to share the Gospel and mobilize community action. Trainees are empowered to teach communities to prevent disease, enhance agriculture, and generate enterprise. This 35-hour training is limited to 24 participants.
A Better Man
Tue, 6-7:30AM, Rm 219, Ongoing Class
by Clay Gatlin
Are you ready for the ride of your life? It's a ride through the reality that you are free! Men, this is an awesome opportunity for you to plug in to something a little deeper, a little more real and a lot more fun to equip us to be the better man. Join us for an awesome time of study, conversation and teaching. Whether we're going through a book of the Bible, or a book accompanying the Bible, you'll find this to be a group seeking to be real, relevant and relational. Are you ready?
Journey Through the Scripture
Tue, 6:30-8AM, Rm 119, Ongoing Class
Contact: Dan Conrad
Join other men in strengthening your walk with Christ in a casual atmosphere—it's a solid way to start the day. We have sustenance for the body and soul as we enjoy some morning eats and dig into the pages of Scripture.
Flexible Schedule Bible Study
Tue or Wed, 6:30-8:30PM, Ongoing Class
by Dan Tulip, Offsite in W Anch
Do you have a rotating schedule that makes it hard to regularly attend a Bible study? You are not alone. Currently studying Genesis, this group meets each week according to the schedules of the key members of the group. To see if this group could works for you, contact Dan at 529.0132 or email.
1st Thursday of Month, 6:30-8:30PM, Rm 119 (Connecting Place)
by Scott Lazaros
Recognizing we are a work in progress—perfected by a Savior—we invite you to share a meal with us and explore the difference between transformation and trying harder as we delve into Stephen Smith’s “Transformation of a Man’s Heart.” Discover how God can use you to accomplish what He desires. You don’t have to be perfect, just available. Join us at The Foundry and let the transformation begin. Meets: Sept 10, Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 3, and Apr 7.
True Woman 201: Interior Design
Tues, Sept 8-Nov 10, 9:30-11AM, Rm 219
by Birgitta Tulip
This 10-week study by Mary A. Kassian and Nancy Leigh DeMoss focuses on Titus 2 and is designed to enable women to embrace God's design for their woman hood and to experience the adventure of discovering who He created them to be. Sorry, no child care available. Cost: $14
"Extreme makeover programs are as popular as they are on TV because everyone loves to see dramatic change - whether it's weight loss, the clothes we wear, or a completely remodeled home. But the most powerful change of all is the transformed heart of a woman who has allowed herself to be completely 'made over' by the Great Designer Himself. If you want to be such a woman, open the pages of this book and allow God to put fresh paint on the walls of your heart." Janet Parshall
Moms & More
Tues, 10-Noon, Sept 15-Dec 1, Rm 119
by Kelly Weedin
Join us for "Sacred Parenting" by Gary Thomas and "Loving Our Kids on Purpose" by Danny Silk. Moms & More is a great place to breathe in God's grace, connect with other moms, and encourage one another. We welcome moms from all stages of life- from those wondering, "what do I do with this newborn?" to wonderfully wise great-grandmothers,...this is a great place to connect with women." Child care is available, including a supervised homeschool study hall. Contact Kelly for more information. Cost: $30
Lord, Where Are You When Bad Things Happen?
Thurs, Sept 10-Dec 3, 6:30-7:30AM, S Anch (Kris’ Home)
by Kris Mulholland
Chaos, tragedies, broken relationships—how could a God who is all-powerful, all-wise, and all-loving allow these things? And what about the wars, disasters, and plagues tearing the world apart? If God really is who He says He is, how can He let these things happen? Why doesn't He do something? In this book, the author will guide you to the answers through the book of Habakkuk, helping you know God, understand Him, and love Him more fully. This daily study will minister to you and help you walk by faith. Contact Kris for directions to her home. Cost: $15
The Gathering—1st Thursday of the Month, 6:30-8:30PM, Auditorium
The Gathering connects women to God and one another. Each night, we offer teaching, small groups, refreshments, and community! Every session is a stand-alone study, leaving no one behind should they miss. Invite girlfriends, co-workers, neighbors, and others as we study God's viewpoint of rest using Priscilla Shirer's "Breathe" study. Child care is available. Meets: Sept 10, Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 3, and Apr 7.
Last Wives' Club
LWC Alum Meeting: 1st Wed of Month, 6-8PM; LWC: 3rd Sat of Month, 3-5PM, Rm 128;
By Pam Washington
The wives of LWC pursues God’s way in their marriage through the biblical study, "The Excellent Wife." Our mission is to come alongside of and encourage women as they submit their lives and marriages to God and understand, respect, and support their husbands in ways modeling our relationship with Jesus Christ. Cost: $20
Not Married Now
3rd Sat of Month, 11AM-1PM, Rm 128
Attention singles! Not married now, yet or ever? The Last Wives’ Club Not Married Now group may be for you. We will dispel the myths and explore the truth through the study Marriage is Hard. Come look before you leap, leap again, or decide never to leap. It’s going to be a whole lot of fun!
Jr High Community Group (7-8th grade)
Sun, 10:30AM, Room 201
by Phil Erickson & Mike Farrens
Students learn and discuss the prevailing message of the weekend service, helping them interact together with family and friends about the same topics.
MORPH (Juniors & Seniors)
Sun, 4:30-6:30PM, Off-site
by Phil Erickson
What does faith after high school look like? It is hard when we get dumped into the world and we didn’t prepare for it. Designed with you in mind, we will work together to make faith after high school a reality. This group is led by Pastor Phil and Laurel Erickson and meets in their home. Email Pastor Phil for more information and directions
Youth Group (7-8 grade) (9-12 grade)
Wed, 7-9PM, Auditorium
by Phil Erickson & Mike Farrens
We’ll look at how the Bible and our faith is lived out day to day. Between short lessons and small groups we’ll work out just what it looks like to actually live out our faith. We know God is the creator of ALL things, so this means that he created “fun.” We are a biblical youth group and so we partake in this part of creation as well. Games get us up and moving, shaking off the school day. So come and be ready for a great night that is worth the two hours of your life.
Caring Childcare (Birth to 12)
Coordinator Teresa Klein
Not just babysitters… the staff enjoy getting to know your children and work with them on learning scripture with age-appropriate activities. Please contact Teresa and let her know to expect your children.
WOW! Kids (Birth to Kindergarten)
Sat and Sun during regular services, except the 1PM service
Preschool Director Taylor Garber
Little ones enjoy Bible stories, crafts, games and worship in a safe environment, staffed with loving adults.
The FLI Zone (Grades 1-6)
Sat and Sun during regular services
Elementary Director Tammy Bierman
Foundational biblical truths are presented in a fun and relevant way through skits, worship and teaching.
This program is for children 3 1/2 to 13 years. It's a great program to learn God's Word, to understand its application to every day life, and to make friends. Come early at 5:45PM and join us for a family-style dinner. There is a $35 annual membership fee.