Classes



Short-Term Classes


New Classes Starting in March!

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Sundays / 6:30–8:00PM, Rm. 102/104


Genesis is the foundation on which the rest of the Bible builds. This year-long class is a deep dive for serious students of the Bible.


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Monday, March 9, 6:30–8:00 PM, Room 102/104 (Introduction)
Mondays, March 9–April 20, 6:30-8:00 PM, Room 102/104 (Class)


Learn how to be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to anger. Be able to ask and give effective forgiveness. Come see what Dialog Bootcamp is all about on Monday, March 9, from 6:30-8:00 PM, in Room 102/104. Then decide if you will attend each Monday, through April 20, and acquire those skills to use at home, work, church, etc.


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Wednesdays, March 4–April 15
6:30–8:00 PM, Room 106

Why did Jesus teach in parables? Why is the New Testament put together the way it is? Join us as we explore the New Testament and try to look through the eyes of the first believers as they read the letters and writings that we call the New Testament. *


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Wednesdays, March 4–April 15, at either 9:30–11:00 AM or 6:30–8:00 PM*, Room 102/104


Put Jesus at the center of your celebration of Lent. In this class, we will explore what it means for us to live a life that reflects the cross-shaped heart of Jesus. Childcare provided at the 6:30-8:00 PM class.


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Wednesdays, March 4–April 15
6:00–6:30 PM (Dinner)/6:30–8:00 PM (Class), Outreach Center Conference Room


Ladies, do you need a "thought-closet" makeover? Words are powerful...especially the words women speak to themselves. Join us for a 6-week Bible study with daily reflection.*


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Wednesdays, March 11 & March 25, 6:30–8:00 PM, Room 204


Are you providing long-term care for someone or are you concerned about someone who is? Care for the Caregiver is a two-part class that will provide the skills needed to stay healthy while caring for others.*


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Sundays, 9:40AM, Starting March 1, Lost & Found School Class, Rm. 207


Take a journey toward union with God through greater self-knowledge of your inner soul. Be a part of this book study of the Interior Castle.*

 

*Childcare is provided.

Weekday Classes

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Movers & Shakers Men’s Breakfast & Bible Study

Bible study, mission projects, and hearty breakfast for men of all ages.

Contact:
Kerry Randolph
417-773-9960
kerry.randolph5063@gmail.com

MOPS

Mothers of Preschoolers is a time for moms to gather for breakfast, speakers, crafts, and mentoring. Yes, there is childcare.

Contact:
Nina Verbanaz

nverbanaz@sumc.co

Afternoon Bible Study for Women

Contact:
Connie Daughtery
cdaughtrey71@gmail.com


EXERCISE GROUP

Low impact, low intensity stretching and exercise to strengthen balance and flexibility for retirement-aged women, No cost, professional instruction.

Contact:
Marilyn Moore
417-887-8937
amelia1928@aol.com

GOD'S LUNCH BUNCH

Plentiful lunch and Bible study for women.

Contact:
Beth Lane, fjlane@juno.com
Marilyn Moore, amelia1928@aol.com
Ruth Quigley,  ruthabacus79@gmail.com

 

Sunday Classes

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BIBLE INQUIRY

9:40am | Room 201

Bible Inquiry discusses books of the Bible, other resources, and current events affecting our Christian walk.

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EXPLORERS

9:40am | Room 208
Explorers discuss the day's sermon for deeper understanding and application. They also enjoy occasional parties and dinners together.
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Homebuilders

9:40am | Room 101

Home Builders are mostly mature adults who study the Bible and share life together.

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Lost & Found

9:40am | Room 207

Lost and Found is a class open to all ages. We grow and serve together while studying from a range of resources.

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messengers

9:40am | Room 102/104

Messengers is a study of the Bible with questions for the following Sunday’s Bible reading assignment passed out each week.

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navigators

9:40am | Room 204/206

Navigators class welcomes couples and singles to meet for in-depth study of Biblical topics, to support and serve in various charitable projects, and to enjoy fellowship activities.

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radicals

9:40am | Room 202

Radicals exists to help people connect to, grow in, and serve Jesus Christ in radical ways together.

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sojourners

11:00am | Room 106

For adults of any age, beginners to experienced followers of Jesus Christ, who want to grow with others as we travel through life.

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travelers

9:40am | Room 106

Travelers focus on lively discussion aimed at spiritual growth through the application of Christian principles as we travel through our daily lives.

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women at the well

9:40am | Room 203/205

Women at the Well is a group of women wanting to go deeper into what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ and who want to share that journey in a close setting with other women. Drop in anytime.

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word alive

9:40am | Room 210

Word Alive pursues two important goals: (1) to better understand scriptural principles and (2) to apply scriptural lessons to our lives.

 

Got questions?

Contact David Freeman today with any questions you may have about classes at Schweitzer!

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david freeman

director of ADULT DISCIPLESHIP

”I cannot get away from the belief that Jesus is the solution for the world’s challenges and the Church is His main tool."

Email David at dfreeman@sumc.co