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During the school year we offer classes, support groups and Bible studies on Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in order to give you an opportunity to learn and apply the truths of the Bible. Whether it’s a Bible study of a particular passage or book, a class about spiritual disciplines or a group that helps people find freedom from pain and suffering, there is always a chance for you to connect and grow with us.

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22-29 Bible Study

This group meets year-round and is open to both singles and married couples. You may join this group at any time.

  • Led by Bob Sell
  • Tuesday at 7:00pm

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Bible Study Methods

Do you want to grow deeper in your own study of the Gospels? This class will introduce insights and methods that can help you better understand and apply Jesus’ teachings. Each week in our time together we will explore a new principle as well as a text from one or more of the gospels.

  • Led by Jim Dalrymple
  • Sunday Morning at 9:15am
  • Class Length: 12 weeks
  • Book Cost: $10

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Boundaries

Christians often focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they forget their own limits and limitations. Do you have trouble saying no? Can you set limits and still be a loving person? Are you in control of your life? Do people take advantage of you? Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend offer biblically based answers to these tough questions as they show us to set healthy boundaries with our parents our spouses, our children, our friends and even ourselves.

  • Led by Vickie Duvall
  • Wednesday Night at 6:30pm
  • Class Length: 10 weeks
  • Book Cost: $10

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Divorce Care

Divorce Care is for those experiencing separation or divorce. You’ll meet others who understand what you are feeling and who can offer encouragement. You may come into the group at any time.

  • Led by Randy Cornell & Gina Funderburgh
  • Sunday Morning at 9:15am
  • Class Length: 13 weeks
  • Book Cost: $15

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Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

It is nearly impossible to be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature and without a relationship with Jesus, little change is possible. Through this study we will address the void between our emotional health and spiritual maturity while we see what an authentic faith and profound love for God looks like in our daily lives.

  • Led by Robert Stevens
  • Wednesday Night at 6:30pm
  • Class Length: 8  weeks
  • Book Cost: $8; Optional Book: $10

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Financial Peace University

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University is a life-changing program that empowers and teaches you how to make the right money decisions to achieve your financial goals and experience a total money makeover. You will receive practical advice on creating a budget for your family, investing, retirement, and saving.

  • Led by Marshal & Sarah Graham
  • Wednesday Night at 6:30pm
  • Class Length: 9 weeks
  • Materials Cost: $90

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Finding I Am – Women’s Bible Study

Lysa TerKeurst teaches us through the seven I AM statements in the gospel of John that Jesus will fully satisfy the cries of our hearts. Through these I AM statements we will find freedom in difficult circumstances, discover how Jesus is the key to satisfaction and trade feelings of emptiness with the fullness of knowing who He is.

  • Led by Kim Ensminger
  • Wednesday Night at 6:30pm
  • Class Length: 10 weeks
  • Book Cost: $15

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Galatians

Join this group as they study and discuss the book of Galatians and how to apply the truths of the Scripture to your daily Christian walk.

  • Led by Marvin Floyd
  • Sunday Morning at 9:15am
  • Class Length: Continuous
  • Book Cost: None

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Gospel Living

Living according to the gospel means being re-made. In order to be re-made we must think differently about ourselves, the world we live in, the life we have been called to and our purpose. This class will spend time observing, discussing and learning to apply scripture to our daily lives. Audio recordings of this class will be available online.

  • Led by Mike Smith
  • Sunday Morning at 9:15am
  • Class Length: 12 weeks
  • Book Cost: None

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Grace Based Parenting

Grace based parenting relies on God’s love, replicates His forgiveness and commitment to His children and displaces fear as a motivator for every behavior. This class will help you teach your child to navigate their culture in a world of extremes while preparing your whole family for a lifetime of healthy choices and relationships. Audio recordings of this class will be available online.

  • Led by Peter Buckland & Adam Scutti
  • Sunday Morning at 9:15am; begins September 16
  • Class Length: 10 weeks
  • Book Cost: $10

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Grief Share

Grief Share is a small support group of people who are experiencing the death of a spouse, child, family member, or a good friend. Grieving the loss of a loved one can be a very hard and confusing time. This support group is designed to help you sort through your emotions as you go through the grieving process.

  • Led by Cindy Cutler
  • Wednesday Night at 6:30pm
  • Class Length: 10 weeks
  • Book Cost: $15

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Healing Hearts For Women

Healing Hearts is a confidential group experience that looks at women’s wounds originating from childhood that has affected past and present relationships. They may be issues of emotional abuse, which includes neglect or abandonment, and physical or sexual abuse. The group is designed to start you on the journey of recovery, forgiveness, redemption, healing and wholeness. Healing Hearts meets Tuesday evenings from 7:00-9:00pm. There is limited availability, so call Cindy at Haven Counseling, 417-673-0090 for exact dates and to be placed on a list.

  • Led by Lindy Roberts
  • Tuesday at 7:00pm
  • Group Length: 12 weeks, begins September 11
  • Book Cost: $20

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Mom’s Connection

GOSPEL CENTERED MOM
When we stop chasing our vision of a perfect family and pursue God, our entire approach to motherhood changes. This year in Mom’s Connection, we will learn to embrace the truth that we are not enough, but God is. We will be challenged to anchor our lives in the Gospel, so that we can find increased freedom, purpose and joy in motherhood.

Mom’s Connection is a place for moms to connect through Jesus.

  • Led by Kathy Whelan, Erin Taylor & Sarah Jordan
  • Tuesday at 9:00am, begins September 11
  • Book Cost: $12

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One Another Ministry – Part 1

Through this study we’ll look at how God brings about lasting transformation in our lives. We will see how God changes our heart so that no matter what situations we face we can experience His presence and grow to be more like Jesus. This class is part one in the One Another Ministry training. After completing this class, participants will be ready to take “Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands” that prepares you to help others during difficult times in their life.

  • Led by Jim Wickenkamp
  • Wednesday Night at 6:30pm
  • Class Length: 10 weeks
  • Book Cost: $10; Optional Book: $15

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One Another Ministry – Part 1

Through this study we’ll look at how God brings about lasting transformation in our lives. We will see how God changes our heart so that no matter what situations we face we can experience His presence and grow to be more like Jesus. This class is part one in the One Another Ministry training. After completing this class, participants will be ready to take “Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands” that prepares you to help others during difficult times in their life.

  • Led by Jim Wickenkamp
  • Sunday Morning at 9:15am
  • Class Length: 14 weeks
  • Book Cost: $10; Optional Book: $15

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Redemption Recovery Group

This is open to those dealing with drug and alcohol addiction, anger management, food addictions, sexual addictions, and relationship addictions. Friends and family of the recovery person are welcome to attend. The Recovery Program is built on the Bible and the 12 Steps of AA, they meet on Tuesday evenings, year round, at 6:30pm. For more information contact Cindy at Haven Counseling 417-673-0090.

  • Led by Dennis Hounshell and Lay Leaders
  • Tuesday at 6:30pm, year round
  • Book Cost: None

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Saving Your Marriage

This class is primarily for engaged or pre-marital couples (as part of our pre-marital track) but is also an excellent class for married couples. We will look at: myths or expectations we bring to a marriage, identifying our love style, developing the habit of happiness, saying what we mean and understanding what we hear, how to fight a good fight, and becoming soul mates.

  • Led by Dennis Hounshell
  • Sunday Morning at 10:45am
  • Class Length: 9 weeks
  • Book Cost: $10

 

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Single And Parenting

As a single parent, you’re probably tired, overwhelmed and feeling unappreciated. Join other single parents that come from a variety of circumstances including divorce, separation, widowed or never married to find practical help and encouragement as you see to successfully guide your children to adulthood.

  • Led by Rayni Teeter & Kenny Campbell
  • Sunday Morning at 10:45am
  • Class Length: 13 weeks
    • Book Cost: $15

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The Covenants, Christ And You

The Covenants, Christ, and You is a captivating Bible study taking you deeper into Scripture and bringing you heart to heart with your Creator. We live in a world that shouts distorted messages and lies about identity, meanwhile, God lovingly reveals the truth behind identity in the gentle whispers of His Word. God placed at the very heart of covenant, an undeniable revelation of identity. He reveals Himself, and then He reveals you. This class is for those desiring to develop their personal Bible study time into new depths of maturity and grow as disciple-making disciples. It will require weekly homework.

  • Led by Ryan Churchill
  • Sunday Morning at 9:15am
  • Class Length: 12 weeks
  • Book Cost: $10

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The Life Of Elijah

This class will go through the life of Elijah and learn about his faith, struggles and desire to follow God.  Audio recordings of this class will be available. Audio recordings of this class will be available online.

  • Led by Jayson French
  • Wednesday Night at 6:30pm
  • Class Length: 10 weeks
  • Book Cost: None

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The Measurement Of Our Spiritual Growth

Have you ever wondered how you were doing in this life of discipleship? What are the measurements of Spiritual growth? In this study, we will discover what we can learn from Paul’s writings to the early churches about what we are to pursue and become. Audio recordings of this class will be available online.

  • Led by Mark Christian
  • Wednesday Night at 6:30pm
  • Class Length: 10 weeks
  • Book Cost: None

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What Did You Expect?: Redeeming The Realities Of Marriage

Marriage, according to Scripture, will always involve two flawed people living with each other in a fallen world but many people enter marriage with far different expectations. These unrealistic expectations often leave you unprepared to handle the realities of day-to-day life. This study looks at six different commitments that give shape and momentum to develop a lifestyle of a thriving, grace-based marriage in all circumstances and seasons of your relationship.

  • Led by Paul & Marilyn Smith
  • Sunday Morning at 9:15am
  • Class Length: 10 weeks
  • Book Cost: Optional Book: $15

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Classes Podcast

We record a few of our Wednesday night and Sunday morning classes. Visit our Podcasts page to listen classes we’ve recorded.