2018 Fall Adult Classes

Classes are a great way to make lasting relationships and grow in the body of Christ. Registration for 2018 fall classes is now open! For more information, contact or call the church office at 479-442-4237. 

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Midweek (Wednesday evenings) Classes
September 12 – December 5 | Do Not Meet Thanksgiving Week
A light meal will be offered on the 3rd floor of the Wesley building for adults enrolled in classes 

Midweek Worship & Communion
Wednesdays | 5:30 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | Wesley Chapel
Drop-in anytime between 5:30 and 6 p.m. for a time of meditation, prayer, and to receive Holy Communion. Feel free to come and go as you please!

Going Deeper
Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | Wesley 100- Bride’s Room
No Cost | Led by Megan Luhrs
A small group setting provides a great atmosphere for a deeper dive into the previous Sunday’s sermon. Come for the conversation, stay for the encouragement to apply truth to your daily life.
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The Grace Place
Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | Wesley 102
Cost: $15 | Led by Laura Underwood, Debbie Keller and Alison Brashears
Join other women in reading No Other Gods by Kelly Minter. Learn to identify modern-day idols which can take up space meant for God alone. Join other women in embracing a deeper, more meaningful relationship with Jesus.
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Isaiah (Chapters 1-39)
Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | Wesley 304
Cost: $15 | Led by Jack and Teresa Blakley
Connect with a small group around the study of Isaiah chapters 1- 39. Discover the truth about God’s holiness, the depth of our sinful human nature, and the promised renewal that God is bringing to the entire creation.
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Men’s Bible Study
Wednesdays | 6:30 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | Wesley 307   
Cost: $30 | Led by Phillip Crippen and John Emis
It’s a guy thing! Deadlines, parenting, work, and financial decisions can leave you feeling stressed and isolated. It’s a struggle, but you are not forgotten! Come connect with brothers in Christ and let God’s Word speak afresh in your life as we study Authentic Manhood: A Man and His Marriage.
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New Room
Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | Wesley 104
Cost: $20 | Led by Donna and Lamar Pettus
Longing to create “new room” for the Holy Spirit to be active in your life? Join us as we learn how small groups can move from an informational focus to a goal of life transformation. There will be plenty of time to lovingly engage in spiritual conversations and to share our personal experiences with the Spirit of God.
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ParentLife
Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | Wesley 310
Cost: $10 | Led by Chris and Kysia Thornton
If only there was a job manual for parenting! Ever felt that way? ParentLife can help. Switch the goal for your children from “good behavior” to a heart that knows and loves the God who created them. As our children grow, our ability to prepare the path for them rapidly diminishes. Instead, let’s prepare our children for wherever life takes them. For moms, dads, and grandparents. We will be utilizing Spiritual Parenting by Michelle Anthony.
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Missions Prayer Ministry
Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | Wesley 107- Prayer Room
No Cost | Led by Melissa Thomas & Greg Gibson
Central supports many domestic and international missions organizations and individuals and is deeply involved in ministry to our community. This weekly gathering will focus on lifting all of our missions partners and ministries in a time of guided prayer. All are welcome! No sign up is necessary.

Leadership Academy
Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | CAC  3 – 5
Cost: $25 | Led by Steve Pulliam
A 24-week leadership experience for rising leaders ages 25-40. Written and led by Dr. Steve Pulliam, Leadership Central focuses on the formation, practices, and equipping of Christ-centered leaders for the church and the world. Sign up today, space is limited.
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Apprentice Class
Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | Wesley 306
Cost: $45 | Led by Gary Thorn
The Apprentice series offers a chance to be with Jesus and discover the narratives that He lived by. The transformation you seek will come as a direct result of spending focused time with Him and His people.
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Other Days of the Week 

A Firm Foundation
Sundays |  6 p.m. | Beginning September 16  |  CAC Great Hall
Cost: $15 | Led by Dr. Jan Davis and Dr. Steve Pulliam | Childcare by request
This book study engages deep heart questions by exploring the foundational principles that have guided Methodist thought from the beginning of John Wesley’s countercultural movement.  Explore what it means to remain faithful disciples in the tradition of the Wesleys.
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GriefShare
Sundays | 6 p.m. | Beginning September 9 | Wesley 304
Cost: $15 | Led by Marty Williams
If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated and have many questions about things you’ve never faced before. GriefShare meets weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.
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MomsLife
Mondays | 9:30 a.m. | Beginning September 10 | SMB 2nd Floor
Cost: $20 | Led by Amber Hutson | Childcare available
Surround yourself with other moms and enjoy a rich environment full of friendships that will encourage you through the ups and downs of motherhood.  This semester the studies are Spiritual Parenting and Grow at Home. Spiritual Parenting by Dr. Michelle Anthony is about learning to create a home environment that is conducive to shaping the hearts and minds of children. Grow at Home by Winfield Bevins unpacks the idea of parents helping their children become disciples of Jesus Christ in the home through reading the bible, praying, worshiping, and doing missions together. Grow at Home is a practical guide to family discipleship.
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Men’s Bible Study
Tuesdays | 6:30 a.m. | Beginning September 18 | CAC 4 - 5
No Cost | Led by Arlis Herriman
Looking for fellowship with other men? Then join us on Tuesday mornings for a time of discussion and prayer. All you need to bring is your bible!
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Epic of Eden: Isaiah
Tuesdays | 10 a.m. | Beginning September 18 | Wesley 310
Cost: $20 | Led by Laura Underwood | Childcare by request
This bible study and video series by Dr. Sandra Richter explores the definition and role of prophets and encourages application of the prophet Isaiah’s message. Often referred to as the “fifth gospel,” Isaiah has much to say about both Israel’s coming Messiah and the need for God’s people to either step up or stand down.
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Connections- Women’s Bible Study
Tuesdays | 6:30 p.m. | Beginning September 4 | SMB 202-204
Cost: $20 | Led by Janet Hailey
Join our Connections women’s bible study as we explore two different studies this fall. Beginning on September 4, delve into Life-Changing Prayer: Approaching the Throne of Grace by Jim Cymbala, a study that explores how God promises in His Word to always hear you, answer you, and extend His mercy when you come to Him.  Then on October 30, examine the story of the birth of Jesus with fresh eyes and ears to discover the real meaning of Christmas through The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem by Adam Hamilton. The cost is $20 which includes both studies.
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The Gathering
Wednesdays | 9:30 a.m. | Beginning September 12 | SMB 2nd Floor
Cost: $14 | Led by Catherine Templeton | Childcare available
Women of Central, come join us on Wednesday mornings as we study the apostle Paul's letter to the Ephesians. This important book of the New Testament will help us understand our many spiritual blessings in Christ and how to live in light of them. It will also teach us about the armor of God and how we need it to fight the spiritual battles going on all around us.
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Epic of Eden
Thursdays |  9:30 a.m. | Beginning September 13 | Wesley 310
Cost: $20 | Led by Kathy Herriman | Childcare by request
In this video study, Dr. Sandra Richter communicates the history of God’s redeeming grace, weaving together a story that runs from the Garden of Eden to the garden of the New Jerusalem.
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Music Opportunities 

Chancel Choir
Wednesdays | 7:15 p.m. | Beginning August 22 | Wesley Chapel
Central’s adult choir sings weekly for Classic worship as well as occasional concerts throughout the year. Reading music is a plus for this group. 

Senior Saints
Wednesdays | 10:30 a.m. | Beginning September 5 | Wesley Chapel
Central’s senior adult choir is for those 60 and up. This group enjoys singing, fellowship, and fun! 

Celebration Singers
Wednesdays | 5:15 p.m. | Beginning September 5 | Ed. Building 102
Central’s  3rd-6th grade choir sings in Classic worship throughout the year.

Jubilation Ringers
Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Beginning September 12 | Ed. Building 109
Central’s adult handbell ensemble rings about once a month in Classic worship.

For more information about any of our ensembles, contact Frode Gundersen, Director of Classic Music & Worship Arts at , or Scott Montgomery, Associate Music Director & Organist at , or call 479-442-1824.

Genesis Campus

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery will begin at Genesis Church on October 24. Contact Jody Farrell for more info at .