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2017 Summer Discipleship Studies

Click here to register online.  Students, you must pay the fee by June 25 to register for your classes.

Fruit of the Spirit

Instructor: Dr. Keith Harper
Class Meets: Sunday
Number of Sessions: 10 (June 25th – August 27th)
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Location: Dining Hall
Cost: FREE

This 10-week class will be an in-depth study of Galatians 5:22-26. This interactive, small-group setting will allow participants to listen, learn and ask plenty of questions along the way.


The Doctrine of Worship

Instructors: Danny Poyner, Jr., Jill Poyner, Janice Buckner
Class Meets: Sunday
Number of Sessions: 10 (June 25th – August 27th)
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Location: Choir Room
Cost: $6.50 from Amazon
Book: Sight Reading & Rhythm Every Day, Book 1A

The first part of our class will be discussion of the doctrine of worship. We will focus on all aspects of worship as they pertain to the Christian church. After the theological discussion, we will learn more about music—how to read music and how to sing it properly as a corporate worshipper. During this time, the group will learn several songs and employ our newfound theological and practical insights.


Life Together (For 6th-12th Grade Guys)

Instructor: Josh Reid
Class Meets: Sunday
Number of Sessions: 9 (July 2 – August 27th)
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Location: Room 306-B
Cost: $9.00 (pay the fee by June 25 to register)
Book: Life Together

In Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, renowned Christian minister, professor, and author of The Cost of Discipleship recounts his unique fellowship in an underground seminary during the Nazi years in Germany. Giving practical advice on how life together in Christ can be sustained in families and groups, Life Together is bread for all who are hungry for the real life of Christian fellowship.


Miracles and Parables (Built with Legos) – Kids, completed K-5th

Instructor: Aliza Travis
Class Meets: Sunday
Number of Sessions: 9 (July 2-August 27)
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Location: Fellowship Hall
Cost: FREE
Each week will cover one of Jesus’ miracles or one of His familiar parables. After the story each night, the children will be given the task of using their creativity to design a Lego masterpiece that depicts some part of the story.  We will take pictures of each masterpiece each week. At the end of the summer series, one masterpiece will be given the Ultimate Lego Masterpiece Award!


Seamless: Understanding the Bible as One Complete Story (For 6th-12th Grade Girls)

Instructor: Jacqueline Reid
Class Meets: Sunday
Number of Sessions: 7 (July 2 – August 13)
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Location: Room 302-B
Cost: $19 (pay the fee by June 25 to register)

In seven sessions, Seamless covers the people, places, and promises of the Bible, tying them together into the greater story of Scripture. Participants in this study will gain an overarching understanding of the fundamental layout and meaning of the Bible.


The Man I Want to Be

Instructor: Glenn Travis
Class Meets: Sunday
Number of Sessions: 6 (June 25th – July 30th)
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Conference Room A
Cost: $9.00

A call to embrace six qualities that will enable men to make their lives “count where it matters most.” This six-week study consisting of part video, part discussion and workbook material, led by Neal Jeffrey, a former All-American quarterback at Baylor University and NFL quarterback for the San Diego Chargers. Neal is one of the most sought-after speakers and Bible teachers in America. He is a dynamic communicator and entertainer, who brings a level of enthusiasm and passion to every presentation.
Over the six weeks, we will study; A Man Who Believes, A Man Who Builds, A Man Who Is Brave, A Man Who Is Blessed, A Man Who Behaves, and A Man Who is Beloved.”


As Silver Refined

Instructor: Starla McKnight
Class Meets: Mondays (June 26th – September 18th)
Number of Sessions: 13
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 107 Gold Meadow Drive, Cary
Cost: $13.00 from Amazon

We can be defeated by life’s disappointments, or become stronger because of them. Kay Arthur examines the dangerous downward spiral of disappointment that can lead to discouragement, dejection, despair, and demoralization. She shows readers how to break that cycle and embrace disappointment with a faith that recognizes trials as tools God uses to make us, as silver refined, more beautiful and valuable.


Precepts: Where Are You Going – A Study of the Book of Jonah

Instructor: Janice Buckner
Class Meets: Thursday Mornings
Number of Sessions: 2 (June 22nd – June 29th)
Time: 9:45 – 11:45 AM
Location: Room A-301
Cost: $5.00
Have you tried to run away from God? Can a mere man hide from the presence of an all-knowing powerful God? God used a reluctant prophet to tell an evil city of His compassion for them. When God calls you to deliver a message to someone you don’t love, will you run or get angry, or comply? Would it take a great calamity, an earthquake or flood for God to get your attention?


Precepts: Titus – Developing Character and Integrity in the Midst of a Society Which Has Lost Respect for God

Instructor: Janice Buckner
Class Meets: Thursday Mornings
Number of Sessions: 3 (July 6th – July 20th)
Time: 9:45 – 11:45 AM
Location: Room A-301
Cost: $7.25

“How do you live with integrity in a nation without morals?” Can the church effectively engage and change this destructive condition in our society? How does your life reflect your faith? You can change the culture into which God has called you.


Precepts: Malachi – Revering the Lord, Standing in Awe of His Name

Instructor: Janice Buckner
Class Meets: Thursday Mornings
Number of Sessions: 3 (August 17th – August 31st)
Time: 9:45 – 11:45 AM
Location: Room A-301
Cost: $7.25

God tells us that He is keeping a book of remembrance for those who fear Him and esteem His name. Malachi will prepare you for the day when the Lord opens the windows of heaven and pours out His blessings.

All classes are open to non-church members.