FALL SESSION OF SISTERS IN CHRIST
Sisters in Christ - A special time for women of the Rock to worship, pray, study the Word of God, share testimonies and enjoy fellowship in a small group setting in order to gain spirtitual and practical guidance for everyday living. We meet every Wednesday from September 15th - November 17th in room 232 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.. Please note that the building is air conditioned so you may want to bring a sweater or jacket. Feel free to invite a friend.
Sisters In Christ includes worship, bible studies, testimonies or ministry speakers, classes (both spiritual and practical) and fellowship every week. This session Karen Stevens will be teaching a short bible study every week on Spiritual Warfare based on Ephesians 6:10-18.
Please note that some classes may require the purchase of a book which will be used in the class. Books may be purchased in Rockpile or online.
A Passage Through Grief led by Janet McAuliffe A passage through grief offers healing opportunities for various forms of loss through journaling. There is a book for this class $10.00. We will meet in Room 224.
The God Hunt led by Michele Madden This class is based on the book The God Hunt by Karen Mains. Learn how to see how God is all around you. Many times we miss God trying to intervene in our lives. Learn how to seek and find those moments. We are going to fine tune our relationship wtih God. See how He answers our prayers in so many ways, shows evidence of His love, helps you to do His work in the world and "working all things together for good". For this class you will need a journal and willingness to see God's works all around you. If you would like to purchase the book the God Hunt it is available at Amazon for $6.00 but is not necessary for the class.
Beauty by the Book led by Debbi Butler You won't find these beauty secrets in the latest issue of Vogue, and you can't buy them at the cosmetics counter either. Discover the dos and don'ts of Biblical beauty in this practical, female-friendly study from the Proverbs. Find out how you can become a beautiful woman at any age! A workbook is needed for the class and can be purchased at www.priorityministries.org for $11.99.
Hope for Real Women led by Diana Brizendine In an era dominated by the media portrayal of "perfect women", HOPE for REAL Women is a guidebook to lead you into an authentic, daily, lasting relationship with the Lord that will transform how you see yourself and others. This small book packs powerful lessons on every page and will encourage and inspire you to walk with the Lord in a fresh and exciting way. You cannot help but grow as you dive into this specially designed workbook for women." There is a book for this class - Hope for Real women - This book is free.
Uniquely Yoked led by Cindi Valli 2 Corinthians 6:14 says: "Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?" (NIV) Yet what about those of us who find ourselves married to an unbeliever? Either knowingly at the onset, or years down the road as a result of life changes that find our spiritual relationship has changed? What happens then? How do you deal with it? Does anyone else understand how you feel? The Christian wife of an unsaved husband has a special ministry that no one else can fulfill. Learn how to minister to your husband while living a rewarding life both spiritually and personally. The book for this class is "Beloved Unbeliever" by Jo Berry and costs $5.00 at www.christianbooks.com
What Lies Women Believe and The Truth That Will Set Them Free led by Sheila Simons and Cyndi Pulsinelli Description: We are all like Eve having experienced troubles, defeat, and turmoil while craving harmony and peace in our lives. Nancy DeMoss exposes the lies that women have chosen to believe about God, themselves, emotions, marriage, sin and circumstances. The author shows us how to be delivered from our bondage and set free to walk in God's grace, forgiveness and abundant life. This book helps women discover the how to defeat Satan and walk in the power of God's truth. We will be using the companion guide that studies from the book What Lies Women Believe. Both books are available at Amazon and Rockpile. We will have 15 sets available in class the first night for $15 for the set.
Prayer Changes Everything led by Robin ONeal Who doesn't need prayer support and also a desire to meet other women from the Rock? We will be breaking down into small groups of 5-6 women with the goal of developing friendships, accountability and an opportunity to pray for one another. Over the course of the semester as we continually present our requests to the Lord, our faith and trust in His promises will become a spiritual reflex instead of an after-thought.
Key Verse: Philippians 4:6-7 "Do not be anxious for anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your minds in Christ Jesus." Class Material: Notebook or journal.
The Purpose Driven Life led by Sonya Jensen As described by the author of the book: The Purpose Driven Life is a six week book and video based study that is going to help us discover the answer to lifes most fundamental question: What on earth am I here for? And heres a clue to the answer: Its not about uswe were created by God and for God, and until we understand that, life will never make sense. The required book is The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren. The book is approximately $15. There are required daily readings, but no additional written work to do outside of the class.
We look forward to seeing you!