River City University

The adult education ministry offered at River City Community Church. Classes and groups are designed to help you grow spiritually and make Biblical life choices so you can experience the real, abundant life that God has for you.

Classes are organized in five learning tracks.

Pastoral Leadership Institute

Fundamentals of Christian Leadership

Explore the biblical leadership principles that underpin every successful local church. Students will learn to apply their learning to their current ministry context.

Dates: Tuesday | Sep 5 – Nov 11, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm
Instructor: eProf: John Oelze, MDiv, MA

Marriage & Family

Re|engage

Re|engage offers hope to marriages and moves couples towards oneness through understanding God’s design for marriage, hearing personal stories of restoration, through biblical teaching, and small group interaction. Here is a safe place to reconnect, reignite, or resurrect your marriage.

Dates: Sundays, Aug 13 – Dec 3, 2017
Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm
Childcare: Available

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

A biblically based curriculum that teaches you how to eliminate debt, live on a budget,
communicate better about finances, and handle money God’s way.

Dates: Wednesdays, Sep 20 – Nov 15, 2017
Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm
Childcare: Available

COFFEE WITH RUTH and NAOMI

Calling all Moms of young children!! 
We know that Motherhood is the most important job and one of the hardest! As
young mothers it’s important that we have mature and experienced mothers to
help guide, encourage, and speak into our lives on this journey. Join us as we
glean wisdom from amazing guest speakers, make new friends, and join forces in
raising Godly children!

Dates: First Wednesday of every month
Time: 9:30 – 11:30am at the Cafe in the church
Childcare: Available

Bible Studies

FAITH IN ACTION

This class, will help you learn how to activate and increase your faith, eliminate fear, deal with offenses, stay right with God even when you’re not “feeling it”, have victory over feelings, have faith in the midst of doubt, and learn how to change your attitude and guard your thoughts.

Dates: Tuesdays, Sep 19 – Oct 25, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 8:00pm
Childcare: Available

THE GOSPEL OF MARK

Come join us as we study the life of Jesus in the most fast paced and
action packed Gospel – the book of Mark.

Dates: Tuesdays, Sep 19 – Nov 7, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Childcare: Available

DISCERNING THE VOICE OF GOD

This Priscilla Shirer led study is designed to help participants know the voice of God: His language, character, and tone of voice. By growing closer to God through His Word, participants will be able to discern God’s voice from the voice of strangers. This is a Women’s Study.

Dates: Wednesday, Sep 20 – Nov 8, 2017
Time: 9:30 – 11:00am
Childcare: Available

MEN’S FRATERNITY: THE QUEST FOR AUTHENTIC MANHOOD

This course was designed to help men live an authentic manhood by coming together and strengthening each other through weekly sessions that combine biblical teaching and small group interaction.
This class offers a clear definition of what a man is and challenges each man to develop his own personalized manhood plan.

Dates: Wednesdays, Sep 20 – Dec 6, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:15am
Childcare: n/a

Foundations

STARTING POINT: A CONVERSATION ABOUT FAITH

For people who are curious about God, have a new relationship with Jesus Christ, or are returning to church after being away for a while.  A conversational environment where your questions about God turn into a conversation about faith.

Dates: Sundays, Oct 1 – Nov 19, 2017
Time: 11:15am – 12:30pm
Childcare: Available

KNOW HOW TO GROW

Learn the basic practices that will help you grow into Christ-likeness. You will be equipped
with the skills you need to turn these skills into habits.

Dates: Sundays, Sep 17 – Oct 8, 2017

Time: 9:30 – 10:45am
Childcare: Available

KNOW WHAT YOU BELIEVE

It is critical that you know what you believe. This class will answer the critical questions you have about the Christian faith as you learn timeless Biblical truths that will help you lay a solid foundation for your life.

Dates: Sundays, Oct 15 – Dec 17, 2017
Time: 9:30 – 10:45am
Childcare: Available

DISCOVERING WATER BAPTISM

Jesus commanded all of His followers to be baptized as public declaration of their faith in Him. You will learn what the scripture teaches about the significance and symbolism of baptism, and will receive preparation to be baptized the following week.

Dates: Oct 22, 2017
Time: 9:30am – 10:30am
Childcare: Available

“GET IN” MEMBERSHIP CLASS

Learn the history, mission, vision, values, and beliefs of River City Community Church.  You will be able to hear from Pastor Sean and ask questions.  This class is a prerequisite for membership.

Dates: Aug 6, 2017
Time: 3:00 – 6:00pm
Childcare: Available

Support & Recovery

DIVORCE CARE

A friendly, caring group of people who understand what you are going through and want to help. This class shares principles that will help you on your journey towards recovery and give you hope for the future.

Dates: Tuesdays, Sep 19 – Dec 12, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm
Childcare: Available

GRIEF SHARE

A caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.

Dates: Tuesdays, Sep 19 – Dec 12, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm
Childcare: Available

PURE DESIRE (A)

A confidential support group for men struggling with sexual purity issues. Content includes Pure Desire book and workbook. Choose (A) for Tuesday or choose (B) for different group on Wednesdays.

Dates: Tuesdays, Sep 19 – Ongoing
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Childcare: Available

PURE DESIRE (B)

A confidential support group for men struggling with sexual purity issues. Content includes Pure Desire book and workbook.

Dates: Wednesdays, Sep 20 – Ongoing
Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm
Childcare: Available

BETRAYAL & BEYOND: FASHIONING A COURAGEOUS HEART

How did he get this way? How can I tell if he is getting better? Can I ever trust him again? What do I do now This group will provide valuable tools, biblical wisdom, and testimonies by courageous women who found hope, help, and encouragement through their personal journey.

Dates: Wednesdays, Sep 20 – Ongoing
Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm
Childcare: Available

GENESIS PROCESS (MEN)

The Genesis Process helps you understand and deal with wounds from the past that are driving self-destructive behavior. You will understand why you do the things you don’t want to do through self-evaluation, biblical teaching, and a safe environment.

Dates: Tuesdays, Sep 19 – Dec 5, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Childcare: Available

GENESIS PROCESS PART 1 (WOMEN)

The Genesis Process helps you understand and deal with wounds from the past that are driving self-destructive behavior. You will understand why you do the things you don’t want to do through self-evaluation, biblical teaching, and a safe environment.

Dates: Tuesdays, Sep 19 – Dec 5, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Childcare: Available

BOUNDARIES

Can I set limits and still be a loving person? What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries? How do I answer someone who wants my time, love, energy, or money? This class offers biblically-based answers to these and other tough questions, showing us how to set healthy boundaries with our parents, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and even ourselves.

Dates: Sundays, Sep 17 – Nov 19, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm
Childcare: Available

CHRIST – CENTERED 12-STEP RECOVERY

Using the Life Recovery Bible, this group connects the 12 steps with a faith community, a reliance on prayer, and the scriptures. If you are struggling with an addiction, you can find freedom.
“So if the son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” John 8:36

Dates: Wednesdays, Oct 4, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 8:00pm
Childcare: Available