CLASSES, STUDies, & Life GROUPS

We offer a variety of classes/studies on Sunday and throughout the week. New opportunities are added periodically. 


SUNDAY FIRST HOUR CLASSES

 FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Sundays beginning September 15th, 9:00 am, Room 11

Cost: $108.99 - Materials required, register at deerflat.org/events

Change your financial future with this amazing 9 week class.
Includes 1 year of FREE access to tools that work the plan with you, and EveryDollar Plus (a $99 value).
If you would like to attend, but cannot afford the upfront cost, some assistance is available (contact rickday@deerflat.org ).

 CREATION VS EVOLUTION

Starting Sunday, September 15th, 9:30 am, Room 8
Bible-Based World View: Creationism vs Evolution. Are you unclear about evolution, Darwinism, humanism, missing-links, carbon-14 dating, theistic evolution, big bang, global flood, dinosaurs? Do you have kids in public schools? Come get clarity and solidify your Christian world view with answers in Genesis 1-11. With DVDs from experts, you will learn to refute the confused science professors.  (10 Weeks)

BIBLE & TOPICAL STUDIES - Jackie Andrews

9:30 am, Room 2 (Ongoing)

THE ART OF PARENTING

Starting Sunday, September 15th, 9:30 am, Room 12
Help parents make faith the core of their parenting with intentional, biblical teaching and Christ-centered plans. Parents will end the experience with renewed confidence, fresh insights on raising children at different ages, and a parenting plan unique to each child’s personality and gifting.  (8 weeks)

 

NEW BELIEVERS CLASS

Starting Sunday, September 15th, 9:30 am, Room 4
A class on the fundamentals of the Christian life. This is ideal for a new believer or someone who has an interest in Jesus.

HOW TO READ THE BIBLE FOR ALL IT’S WORTH

Starting Sunday, September 15th, 9:30 am, Room 11
The Bible is no ordinary book. The words within its pages are like medicine to your soul. It has the power to change your life because there is life in the Word! Join me for this 6-week study on how to read the Bible for all it’s worth. During our time together, we will look closer at what it means to properly exegete God’s Word by knowing the original meaning of the text, identifying books of the Bible by genre, asking the right questions of the text and applying God’s Word that was written thousands of years ago to the present time. (6 weeks)


SUNDAY SECOND HOUR CLASSES

THE TABERNACLE - Jerri McGarrah
Starting Sunday, September 15th, 11:00 am, Room 12
A study on the Tabernacle.

BIBLE & TOPICAL STUDEIS - Hal & Leslie Howard
11 am, Room 4 (Ongoing)

BIBLE & TOPICAL STUDIES - Jack Duerksen
11 am, Room 2 (Ongoing)

BIBLE & TOPICAL STUDIES - Marvin Trueblood
11 am, Room 5 (Ongoing)


MONDAY CLASSES

PRECEPTS STUDY ON GENESIS 1
Beginning October 7th, 7 pm, Room 38
Books will be $10 per person and each participant will need a Bible, a 2” 3 ring notebook with dividers and a box of colored pencils (12-24 count). The class will require 3-5 hours of homework per week. For more information please contact Susie Haglund at 208.250.6767 or susie.haglund@gmail.com


WEDNESDAY CLASSES

KNOW THE GOD OF THE BIBLE - Dr. Bruce Johnson
Beginning September 11, 9 am, Room 5 (use entrance 4)


THURSDAY CLASSES

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Marva Crecelius
Beginning September 5, 9:30 am, Room 12 (use entrance 4)

This nine week LifeGuide Bible study by Dale and Sandy Larsen covers some of the surprising and interesting questions that Old Testament characters heard from God, such as, when he asked Adam and Eve, "Where are you?" As we consider the questions God asked others, we are guided inward to reflect on the same questions in our own lives. 

 PRECEPTS MINISTRIES - Sue Walz
Beginning September 5, 9:30 am, Room 5 (use entrance 4)

The Books of Ezra & Haggai. We will study the return of the Jewish captives from Babylon and see the rebuilding of the Temple in Jerusalem, discovering how our Lord is the promise-keeping God and that we can trust Him with our lives! The class is open to both men & women over the age of 15. For more info, please contact Sue Walz at swalz@cableone.net or 208.250.4872


SATURDAY CLASSES

COFFEE TALK - Jerri McGarrah
9 am, Room 5 (use entrance 1)
Usually 3rd Saturday of the month

 MEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Phil Whitbeck
8 am, Room 12 (use entrance 4) 


TUESDAY

ROTATING

SEVEN PILLARS OF FREEDOM FOR MEN 
A safe and confidential environment for men who struggle with pornography or sexual addiction. This program utilizes accountability, education and prayer to equip participants with tools to walk in victory.

 BETRAYAL & BEYOND FOR WOMEN
For spouses, ex-spouses or significant others of those struggling with sexual addiction, homosexuality or any other damage from sexual brokenness.

 TAKING BACK GROUND
A discipleship and support program designed for men and women seeking to heal from sexual and relational brokenness. It equips those struggling with unwanted homosexual desires by providing tools to walk a victorious life.

 MENDING THE SOUL
A program that supports men and women who have survived
abuse - including sexual, physical, emotional and domestic.

Grief Share - Help and healing for the hurt of losing a loved one.

 Divorce Care- Help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce.

These classes rotate on as-needed basis. If you are interested in

attending one of these classes, please contact Phil Whitbeck at

208-459-3845 or philwhitbeck@deerflat.org


CELEBRATE RECOVERY

Is a Christ-centered recovery ministry that is based on God’s word and seeks to help those who want freedom from life’s hurts, hang-ups (character defects) and unhealthy habits or addictions. It follows a program that is based on 8 Godly Principles from the Beatitudes and a 12 Step Recovery Process.

THURSDAY

Dinner 6-7 pm

Large Group 7-8 pm

Small Group 8-9 pm

Men’s Small Group Classes
Chemical Dependency
Mixed Issues
Sexual Addiction

Women’s Small Group Classes
Abuse
Affected By Sexual Addiction
Mixed Issues & Food Addiction

Celebrate Kids - For Kids Grades 1-5

The Landing - For Teens Grades 6-12

Childcare is available for infants through kindergarten

Men's Step Study & Women's Step Study Groups will be formed from time to time and listed in the Sunday Worship Folder. For more
information, contact the Celebrate Recovery Leaders

Ron Manker 208-867-2655 or Carol Garmire 208-989-9292


LIFE Track


LIFE Track is an exciting path for spiritual growth and enjoying fellowship with others. LIFE Track will be offered about once a quarter on a Sunday evening. The class time will be from 4-5:30 and 6:30-8:00 pm. At 5:30, we will provide a great meal.

Childcare will be available on a pre-registered basis.

LIFE 101 – DISCOVERING DEER FLAT CHURCH.
This seminar is required for church membership. Regardless of how long you have attended, this is a great refresher course for who we are and what we believe. We encourage everyone to attend.

 LIFE 201 – DISCOVERING SPIRITUAL GROWTH.
This seminar will cover spiritual maturity & discipleship and focus on the 5 habits of a disciple.

 LIFE 301 – DISCOVERING YOUR GIFTS FOR MINISTRY.
This seminar will work through understanding the spiritual gifts that God has given you and how they apply to your life.

 LIFE 401 – DISCOVERING YOUR FAITH STORY. 
This seminar will help you consider your Faith journey and how to share your story with other people.

For further information, please contact

Pastor Phil at philwhitbeck@deerflat.org


INTERESTED IN SERVING?

If you are interested in serving in any capacity (guest services, security team, coffee bar, greeters, etc...), please email us at info@deerflat.org or fill out a Volunteer Form


-CONTACT US

Please feel free to contact us if you have questions, concerns, or prayer requests.

Jason Leist - Contemporary Worship and LIFE Groups Pastor

Phil Whitbeck - Associate Pastor (Seniors, Support Groups, Missions)

Ryan Stoops - Associate Pastor (Men, Women, Families)

Jessi Sams - Administrative Assistant

208-459-3845

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