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Adult Classes, Worship Arts

Pursuing God Creatively

First Wednesday of Each Month, September to April

A discussion of A. W. Tozer's book, "The Pursuit of God" and how growing closer to God affects the art we are called to create. What does our relationship to God have to do with creating on any level? We will wrestle with this and other questions. This class is open to all artists (vocal, instrumental, technical, visual, writing, etc...)

Cost: $15
Contact Ann at awilliams@lincolnberean.org

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Adult Classes, Counseling Resources, Family Life, Support+Recovery

DivorceCare

Sundays, September 13 - December 13, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

Other class dates: Wednesdays, September 9-December 16. Register here.

Depression. Loneliness. Anger. Financial survival. Men and women learn to apply spiritual truth to their personal experiences of separation and divorce. Understand how real healing begins with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Resources available at divorcecare.org.
Cost: $15 (no cost for prior participants with a book)
For information, contact Craig at csee@lincolnberean.org.

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Adult Classes, Worship Arts

Art Workshops

Second Wednesday of each month, September to April

No class March 9.
One night, one lesson workshops designed to introduce people to different media. This is open to anyone wanting to learn something new or experience how creativity can play a role in living a worshipful life.

No registration, no cost.

Contact Ann
Adult Classes

Revelation

Sundays, September 13 - December 06, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

Are you intimidated, frustrated, or confused by the book of Revelation? Join this study and discover that Revelation is about how followers of Jesus should live now, rather than figuring out future events. Revelation was written to urge Christians not to get comfortable with life in their present culture, but instead to give steadfast allegiance to Jesus despite any persecution that may result.

Cost: $15, book included

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Adult Classes, Men, Singles, Twenty Somethings, Women

Discovery Class

Wednesdays, October 07 - October 28, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Other class dates: Sundays, September 13-October 4. Register here.

A four-week class, Discovery is designed to help you get acquainted with Lincoln Berean - who we are and what makes our culture unique. The informal, small-group format provides the opportunity to meet others who are new to Lincoln Berean.

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Adult Classes, Twenty Somethings, Work with Purpose

Agora Fellowship

New Semester Begins September 2015

Informational Meetings
Sunday, August 9, 5:30 p.m., The Commons Coffee Shop (Level 200) or
Sunday, August 16, 9:00 a.m., D-102
RSVP to Caitlin Pomeroy at 402.483.6512 or cpomeroy@lincolnberean.org

Leadership for the Common Good

In ancient Greek, the agora was a gathering place in the middle of a city that served as the center for commerce, politics, education, the arts, religion, and civic life. What happened in the agora shaped the society as a whole. Not much has changed. Today the ideas and practices that flow from the academies, churches/temples/synagogues, businesses, houses of government, and studios profoundly change and shape the society in which we live.

Purpose
The Fellowship equips young professionals to integrate their Christian commitment and vocation enabling them to impact their professions for God’s kingdom and to be agents of cultural renewal.

Description
The Fellowship is a nine-month intensive program designed to provide young professionals with a solid base of theological, ethical, and cultural understanding. Through weekly readings and discussions, monthly gatherings, and one-on-one mentoring with a mature person in their profession, Fellows will develop as influential leaders in their professions who can serve effectively as ambassadors for God’s kingdom and contribute to the common good locally, regionally, nationally, and even internationally.

Content
The Fellowship addresses six key questions. During their nine-months, Fellows will wrestle with:
· What is God doing? (Theology)
· What am I to be doing? (Calling)
· For what purpose am I to be doing it? (Goal)
· What environment am I doing it in? (Culture)
· What can I accomplish? (Influence)
· How am I to be doing it? (Ethics)

Who should apply?
Men and women, 25-35 years of age, working in fields including higher education, law, medicine, the sciences, media, arts, government, and business/finance. The applicant should (1) be currently employed full-time, (2) have at least a year of working experience in his or her profession, (3) possess clear and strong Christian commitment and character, and (4) desire to use his or her position of leadership to influence the culture for God’s kingdom and the common good.

Fellowship Requirements
· Complete weekly readings
· Attend and participate in weekly discussions over the readings
· Attend monthly gatherings to meet with guest speakers or go on excursions in and around the city of Lincoln
· Complete 2-3 written assessments over the course of the nine months

Benefits
· Build a theological foundation in work, culture, and faith
· Become aware of the cultural and civic needs unique to the Lincoln community
· Develop close relationships with other young Christian professionals committed to influencing the culture through their vocations
· Opportunities for follow-up training and resources after completion of the program

Cost
Annual book fee of approximately $200
Deadline to apply is August 21.

Application
Adult Classes, Family Life

Parenting: Three to Tween

Sundays, August 16 - October 11, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

No class Sunday, September 6.
Fasten your seat belts! Are you ready for the ride of your life? If you thought the toddler years were crazy, just wait for what comes next. In this class we’ll talk about the practical application of grace-based parenting of children up through the “tween” years.

Cost: $10/family. Questions? Contact Whitney at wbybee@lincolnberean.org.

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Adult Classes, Family Life

Parenting: Teens and Beyond

Sundays, January 10 - March 06, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

You have nurtured, encouraged and invested your heart in your child(ren). Now let us help you develop a vision for the teen years. This season can be fun and exciting and yet learning to let go may be the hardest part of finishing well as a parent.

Registration will begin November 1.

Contact Whitney
Adult Classes

Making Sense of the New Testament

Sundays, September 13 - December 06, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

This class is intended to help those who want a better understanding of the larger story of the New Testament, how it fits together with and completes the story of the Old Testament, and how each New Testament book contributes to the overall biblical story of redemption. Important to our understanding of the New Testament will be a look at some of the significant events that occurred between the end of the Old Testament period and the time of Jesus.

Cost: $18, book included

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Adult Classes, Men, Singles, Twenty Somethings, Women

Discovery Class

Sundays, September 13 - October 04, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

Other class dates: Wednesdays, October 7-28. Register here.

A four-week class, Discovery is designed to help you get acquainted with Lincoln Berean - who we are and what makes our culture unique. The informal, small-group format provides the opportunity to meet others who are new to Lincoln Berean.

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Adult Classes

Foundations Class

Wednesdays, September 09 - April 13, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

No class November 25, December 9 through January 6.
Does the Bible confuse you when you read it? Do you struggle to understand how its books fit together? Learn to study the Bible effectively for yourself and how to understand and defend basic doctrine in this two-semester course that covers the basics of the Bible. The course is designed to give God’s people a strong foundation of God’s Word.

Cost: $20

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Adult Classes, Generous Living

Budgeting Essentials

Sundays, September 20 - October 25, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

This course will teach you how to track income and expenses, give first, save second, live on the rest and pay down debt.

Cost: $5

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Adult Classes, Family Life

Parenting Foundations

Sundays, September 20 - November 08, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

Everything builds from here. This class is for all parents who long to parent by grace. Together we will study themes that make up the foundation of Christ-centered parenting. No matter what age your kids are, you will find relevant information here.

Cost: $35/family. Questions? Contact Whitney at wbybee@lincolnberean.org.

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Adult Classes, Counseling Resources, Spiritual Care

Spiritual Care Training Course I and II

Wednesdays, September 09 - April 13, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

No classes November 11 through January 6.
This class will equip you to walk with others as they experience difficult times in their journey of life and is excellent for those in helping professions/ministries. In class, we will cover topics such as: How God Changes Us, Dangers of Isolation, Communication, Worry and Fear, Bad Habits, Abuse and God’s Healing Path, Boundaries, as well as many other topics.
Course completion allows you to apply to serve as a Spiritual Caregiver. A Spiritual Caregivers are trained individuals who are passionate about walking alongside others, offering grace and hope in times of need. Spiritual Caregivers are not professional therapists.

Cost: $50
Questions? Contact Brenda at bmesloh@lincolnberean.org

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Adult Classes, Counseling Resources, Family Life, Support+Recovery

DivorceCare

Wednesdays, September 09 - December 16, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

No class November 25.
Other class dates: Sundays, September 13-December 13. Register here.

Depression. Loneliness. Anger. Financial survival. Men and women learn to apply spiritual truth to their personal experiences of separation and divorce. Understand how real healing begins with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Resources available at divorcecare.org.
Cost: $15 (no cost for prior participants with a book)
For information, contact Craig at csee@lincolnberean.org.

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Adult Classes, Premarital, Twenty Somethings

Starting Your Story Premarital Class

Sundays, September 20 - November 08, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

Topics include: family of origin, finances, spirituality, conflict resolution, communication and personality differences. Class required for all couples wanting to get married at Lincoln Berean. Attendance to six of eight class sessions is suggested to have successful completion of the class.

Cost: $50/couple. Registration begins in August 2015.

Adult Classes, Baptism Service

Baptism Class

August 23, 9:00AM; August 29, 5:30PM; August 30, 10:45AM

Baptism is one of the foremost commands given by Christ to His disciples. This class is for anyone considering baptism. Lecture plus group discussion format helps you understand and appreciate baptism as God intended.

This class is not required to be baptized.
The next Baptism Service is September 26/27.

Registration begins in August 2015.

Adult Classes, Generous Living

Financial Freedom

Saturday, November 14, 8:30AM - 12:00PM

Learn the steps to reach financial freedom and discover how the culture is influencing your finances. Topics include planning/goal setting, saving, debt reduction and lifestyle/spending decisions.

Cost: $10

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Adult Classes, Worship Arts

Photography Forum

Mondays, September 14 - April 25, 7:00PM - 9:00PM

To glorify God through photography and create an environment where people can learn, grow, meet others and photograph with a purpose.

Cost: $5
Questions? Contact Jennie at jprescott@lincolnberean.org.
Join anytime.

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Adult Classes, Generous Living

Understanding Wills & Trusts: from a Biblical Perspective

Sundays, November 01 - November 08, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

In just two sessions, this class covers everything from establishing or updating wills to designating a final gift to the Kingdom. Recommended reading: "Splitting Heirs" by Ron Blue, available for purchase for $8 upon registration or in class.

Cost: $5

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Adult Classes

Young at Heart

Sundays, Ongoing, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

The study of the prophet Isaiah and its practical application.

No registration necessary. Everyone is welcome.

Adult Classes

Encouragers Through Christ

Sundays, Ongoing, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

General Epistles study, open discussion. A look at Paul's direction for life in Christ.

No registration necessary. Everyone is welcome.

Adult Classes, Empty Nest, Family Life

Grandparents@Prayer

Sundays, Ongoing, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

A coordinated monthly prayer gathering, generally on the first Sunday of the month, with a structured, specific prayer time for grandparents and empty nesters in small groups.

Questions? Contact Gene at 402.440.8055.
Join anytime.