Early Risers Class

Early Risers Early Risers welcomes people of all ages and life stages.

This class meets at 8:00 A.M. in the West Campus Room 103 (main level).

Brochure: For more information about the Early Risers class, including descriptions of the fall teaching series and biographical sketches of the upcoming teachers, check out the class brochure.

Listen Online: Miss a week? Curious what the Early Risers class is like? To listen to audio files of the Early Risers class sessions, click here.

For further information, contact class facilitators Barry and Carolyn Swenson at carolynswenson1@aol.com.

Teaching Calendar: 2014 – 2015


September 2014

7 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Why Spiritual Disciplines Matter and their Biblical Basis” led by Pastor Jeff Frazier
14 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Why Spiritual Disciplines Matter and their Biblical Basis” led by Pastor Jeff Frazier
21 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Solitude” led by Steven Lemon
28 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Solitude” led by Steven Lemon


October 2014

5 - Class Breakfast and Fellowship
12 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Bible Reading” led by Professor Mike Boyle, Moody Bible Institute
19 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Bible Reading” led by Professor Mike Boyle, Moody Bible Institute
26 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Bible Reading” led by Professor Mike Boyle, Moody Bible Institute


November 2014

2 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Silence” led by Professor Mike Boyle, Moody Bible Institute
9 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Silence” led by Professor Mike Boyle, Moody Bible Institute
16 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Silence” led by Professor Mike Boyle, Moody Bible Institute
23 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Giving/Stewardship” led by Lee Rieck
30 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Giving/Stewardship” led by Lee Rieck


December 2014

7 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Giving/Stewardship” led by Lee Rieck
14 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Giving/Stewardship” led by Lee Rieck
21 – “Disciplines of Engagement: Giving/Stewardship” led by Lee Rieck
28 - No Class: Christmas/New Year’s Break


January 2015

4 – TBD
11 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Fasting” led by Glenn DeYoung
18 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Fasting” led by Glenn DeYoung
25 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Fasting” led by Glenn DeYoung


February 2015

1 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Fasting” led by Glenn DeYoung
8 – Class Stories led by TBD
15 – “Disciplines of Engagement: Personal Reflection” led by Dave Emigh
22 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Personal Reflection” led by Dave Emigh


March 2015

1 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Personal Reflection” led by Dave Emigh
8 – “Skype Interview with Global Partners Brian and Chrissie Cheney” facilitated by Don Vanthournout
15 - “Skype Interview with Global Partners Matt and Sara Titus” facilitated by Don Vanthournout
22 - “Skype Interview with Global Partners Chris and Elizabeth McKinney” facilitated by Don Vanthournout
29 - “Skype Interview with Global Partners John and Carrie Smith” facilitated by Don Vanthournout


April 2015

5 - No Class: Easter Sunday
12 – “Disciplines of Abstinence: Sabbath” led by Steve Bauserman
19 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Sabbath” led by Steve Bauserman
26 – “Disciplines of Abstinence: Sabbath” led by Steve Bauserman


May 2015

3 - “Disciplines of Abstinence: Sabbath” led by Steve Bauserman
10 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Worship” led by Eric Sanderson
17 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Worship” led by Eric Sanderson
24 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Worship” led by Eric Sanderson
31 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Worship” led by Eric Sanderson


June 2015

7 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Prayer” led by Ray Pokorny
14 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Prayer” led by Ray Pokorny
21 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Prayer” led by Ray Pokorny
28 – “Disciplines of Engagement: Service” led by Cheryl Pacilio


July 2015

5 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Service” led by Cheryl Pacilio
12 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Service” led by Cheryl Pacilio
19 - “Disciplines of Engagement: Service” led by Cheryl Pacilio
26 - TBD


August 2015

2 – No Class: Summer Break
9 – No Class: Summer Break
16 - No Class: Family Worship Sunday
23 – No Class: Family Worship Sunday
30 – No Class: Family Worship Sunday