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 series, 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.

Reach.Connect.Equip.Serve Series: Here are links to documents from the Reach, Connect, Equip, and Serve series about spiritual growth:

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

Teaching Calendar: 2015 – 2016


August 2015

23 – Class Breakfast with Overview of the Year
30 – “Introduction to Reach, Connect, Equip, and Serve” led by Don Vanthournout


September 2015

6 – “Reach” led by Laura Tarro
13 – “Reach” led by Laura Tarro
20 – “Reach” led by Laura Tarro
27 – “Connect” led by Dave Emigh


October 2015

4 – “Connect” led by Dave Emigh
11 – “Connect” led by Dave Emigh
18 – “Equip” led by Lee Rieck
25 – “Equip” led by Lee Rieck


November 2015

1 – “Equip” led by Lee Rieck
8 – “Serve” led by Dean Andrews
15 – “Serve” led by Dean Andrews – Spiritual Gift Assessment
22 – “Serve” led by Dean Andrews
29 – “The Case for a Creator” led by Glenn DeYoung


December 2015

6 – “The Case for a Creator” led by Glenn DeYoung
13 – “The Case for a Creator” led by Glenn DeYoung
20 – “The Case for a Creator” led by Glenn DeYoung
27 – No Class: Christmas/New Year’s Break


January 2016

3 – “The Case for a Creator” led by Glenn DeYoung
10 – “The Case for a Creator” led by Glenn DeYoung
17 – Class Brunch
24 – “World Religions Overview” led by Matt Titus
31 – “World Religions Overview” led by Matt Titus


February 2016

7 – “World Religions Overview” led by Matt Titus
14 – “World Religions Overview” led by Matt Titus
21 – “World Religions Overview” led by Matt Titus
28 – “World Religions Overview” led by Matt Titus


March 2016

6 – “Spiritual Growth Continuum Checkup”
13 – Skype with Global Partners
20 – Skype with Global Partners
27 – No Class: Easter Sunday


April 2016

3 – “Islam Deep Dive” led by Sam Naaman
10 – “Islam Deep Dive” led by Sam Naaman
17 – “Islam Deep Dive” led by Sam Naaman
24 –  “Islam Deep Dive” led by Sam Naaman


May 2016

1 – “A Christian’s Role in Government” led by TBD
8 – “A Christian’s Role in Government” led by TBD
15 – “A Christian’s Role in Government” led by TBD
22 – “A Christian’s Role in the Workplace” led by Steve Bauserman
29 – “A Christian’s Role in the Workplace” led by Steve Bauserman


June 2016

5 – “A Christian’s Role in the Workplace” led by Steve Bauserman
12 – “Same-Sex Marriage” led by Laura Tarro
19 – “Same-Sex Marriage” led by Laura Tarro
26 – “Same-Sex Marriage” led by Laura Tarro


July 2016

3 – “A Christian’s Role in Public Education” led by Lee Rieck
10 – “A Christian’s Role in Public Education” led by Lee Rieck
17 – “Abortion” led by John Hoekenga
24 – “Abortion” led by John Hoekenga
31 – “Abortion” led by John Hoekenga


August 2016

7 – No Class: Summer Break
14 – No Class: Summer Break
21 – No Class: Family Worship Sunday
28 – No Class: Family Worship Sunday