Assurance will be offering the following classes on Wednesday Mornings and Wednesday nights after our On The Way meal. 

Starting Point

Open to all guests who are interested in learning more about Assurance or those who have recently joined the congregation, this 4-week class provides a brief introduction to the story, beliefs, and structure of Assurance.  Participants will also discern ways to get connected into the life of the church.  Pastor Susannah will facilitate the course, and it will meet at 7pm in the Media Center, beginning on August 30.  For more information or to register, please contact Susannah at susannah@assuranceumc.org.   

 

Armor of God (Women’s Study)

The Armor of God
$12.99
By Priscilla Shirer

All women are invited to participate in this study, beginning August 30 at 7pm in Room 159 (the Art Room).  The Armor of God, written by Priscilla Shirer, explores how God’s armor (referred to in Ephesians 6:10-18) helps us in all areas of our lives, each and every day.  This class will be taught by Monica Levow; for more information or to register, please contact her at 757-409-6895.   

 

Follow

Beginning September 6 at 7pm in Room 100, Pastor Lonnie will be facilitating Andy Stanley’s study, Follow.  In this 8-week series, we are taken on a journey through the Gospels as we trace Jesus' teachings on what it means to follow.  All are invited to participate!  For more information or to register, please contact Lonnie at lonnie@assuranceumc.org.  

 

The Call

From August 23 until October 4, at 10am in Room 100, Pastor Susannah will be facilitating Adam Hamilton’s study, The Call. We will follow the journeys of Paul, beginning with his dramatic conversion, as he spread the Gospel through modern-day Greece and Turkey.  All are invited to participate!  For more information or to register, please contact Susannah at susannah@assuranceumc.org.   

 

All the places to go

How will you know?

Beginning on September 12, at 10 am in room 100 (at the Coffee bar in the basement for the first week), our W.O.M.E.N's group here at Assurance will be studying "All the Places to Go" by John Ortberg. This women's group is focused on forty-five and above aged women as a study and accountability group. "Rarely in the Bible does God command someone to "stay". Instead, he opens a door and invites us to walk through it-- into the unknown." Walk with Merrianne Zietlow and other women just like you who are answering the calling and making that next step.

Lunch Bunch

Lord Change Me
$10.18
By James MacDonald

All are invited to a new Tuesday “Lunch Bunch” Study, beginning September 12th, from 11:30am until 12:30pm, in the basement.  This 10-week study will be using James MacDonald’s book, Lord. Change. Me.  Karen Gray will facilitate the study.  Please bring your own lunch and join us! For more information or to register, please contact Karen at barefootladydesigns@gmail.com.

Future studies...

The Reason for God 

From October 11 until November 15, at 10am in Room 100, Pastor Lonnie will be facilitating Tim Keller’s study, The Reason for God. The study addresses the frequent doubts that skeptics, and even ardent believers, have about religion. Using literature, philosophy, real-life conversations, and potent reasoning, Keller explains how the belief in a Christian God is, in fact, a sound and rational one.  All are invited to participate!  For more information or to register, please contact Lonnie at lonnie@assuranceumc.org.

 

Advent in Song:  The Wednesday morning Advent study will explore a variety of Advent and Christmas hymns and how these hymns enrich our understanding of the season.  This class will begin November 29 at 10am in Room 100.  All are invited to participate! For more information or to register, please contact Susannah at susannah@assuranceumc.org.