Equipping Classes (Sun PM)

Our Sunday night discipleship offerings usually rotate on a seasonal schedule, with 10-12 week courses in the spring, summer and fall, and a mini-course in January. These groups offer training in a variety of areas, but most classes fall into these general categories:
  • In-depth studies on particular books of the Bible
  • Theology and related issues, like ethics or apologetics
  • Parenting
  • Marriage
  • Financial Stewardship
  • Leadership training
Discipleship classes run from 6:00-7:30 pm. Activities for babies, preschoolers, elementary-aged kids and middle and high-schoolers are also available during any regular Sunday night classes.

At the Creek, we use a four-level system to organize our discipleship classes. Anyone is welcome at any class at any time, but these levels might help you understand which class you may fit in best.

Level 1: Basic Christian doctrines, spiritual disciplines, Old and New Testament Introductions, and one on one guidance for new believers.
Level 2:  Further study of Christian doctrines, basic witness training, discovering spiritual gifts, and serving in the local body of Christ.
Level 3:  In-depth study of books of the Bible, apologetics, ethics, and special studies on finances, parenting, marriage, and much more.
Level 4:  Biblical Intervention training, mentor training, and developing mentoring relationships.


New Members Class (Level 1)
Facilitated by: Pastor Jason Hall

God desires the church to be a family of believers who grow, share, serve, and worship together. Becoming a member is like becoming part of a family. This new members class is required for church membership and is designed to give everyone a solid foundation of our beliefs and values while encouraging new members to commit to protecting, supporting, and serving the church. What joy there is when we experience God’s movement though His church!

The Insanity of Obedience (Level 2)
Facilitated by: Pastor Mike Fry

Obedience to follow Jesus in everyday life can be extraordinarily difficult depending your personal country, city, and daily context. If you want encouragement for your own context, come join us and peer into what God is doing around the world as ordinary people follow an extraordinary calling to share Jesus where they live. In this class, we will survey modern global mission efforts and view portions of “The Insanity of God” video. It peers into the captivating journey of missionary Nik Ripken and his family as they served and ministered in Somalia and other treacherous places. (Reading assignments will be drawn from the Bible and the book, The Insanity of Obedience.)

The Crime, The Curse, The Cost, & The Cure “Ladies Class” (Level 1)
Facilitated by: Claudine Snyder

The greatest story ever told is perhaps the one that is least understood. We are all familiar with the beginning (creation), the middle (Christ), and the end (heaven) of Scripture. But what about all other parts of Scripture? Where do they fit in? How do the prophets and poetry tie in? And what’s with all the laws, sacrifices, and kings? Does all of Scripture really work together to narrate one big story? Come join us as we discover what the Bible teaches from front to back.

Navigating Our Culture: What the Bible says about Homosexuality (Level 2)
Facilitated by: Eric Garner

Please allow me to invite you to this class as I will be sharing my personal testimony, as well as looking into and studying the specific scriptures that the Holy Spirit used to change my heart and renew my mind on this issue of my identity in Christ.

Identity in Christ (Level 2)
Facilitated by: Mike Greene

“Who am I?” is one of life’s most important questions. It determines our worldview and our framework for making life choices. As Christians, we are adopted into a new family and our identity is rooted in our relationship with Christ, not in our prior life experience. When we forget or neglect this marvelous truth, we do not bear fruit and we tend to let the wrong things rule our hearts. Our identity in Christ involves both privileges and responsibilities, so in this course, we will explore the biblical view of our “Identity in Christ” to help us be faithful disciples and to equip ourselves to disciple others.

The Book of Jonah: Running from God’s Calling (Level 3)
Facilitated by: Pastor Cameron Wagner

Have you ever personally felt that sometimes it’s difficult to obey God’s instruction for your life? Do you ever find yourself hesitant when God calls you to action? We will take a look at the life of Jonah and how God demonstrates great forgiveness to one who is deliberately disobedient. We will study how God’s plan and God’s mission cannot be stopped by the stubbornness of mankind.

The Book of Habakkuk: Trusting God in Trials (Level 3)
Facilitated by: Dr. David Jones

While we may be tempted to think that living in the midst of a morally decaying culture is a new challenge for Christians, the truth is that God’s people have always grappled with this issue. In this brief study of the book of Habakkuk we’ll see how God calls believers to trust in His providential care in spite of the societal sins that surround and threaten to engulf us.

Financial Peace University (Level 3)
Facilitated by: Troy & Sherry Meachum

We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan. It teaches God’s way of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussion, and group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more. In 10 weeks you will learn biblical financial stewardship, how to invest for the future, and be empowered to give like never before! Cost of the material is $95. Click here for more information and to register now!