To locate rooms, see an interior map of the Downtown Campus.
Family Registration & Check-In
Parents, please register your child(ren) for activities in Nursery–Grade 5. When you arrive, come to a Check-In Kiosk so we can greet you and print a name tag for each student.
Preschool–Grade 8 classes are held Sundays, September 16–May 19. Grades 9–12 classes will be held September 23–May 19. Classes will not meet on these Sundays: November 25, December 23 & 30, February 3 (mid-year refresh), and April 21.
9am & 11am, Rooms 03–09
Nursery care for children (birth–age 3) is available during our worship services on Sundays at 9am & 11am, but not during the Early Worship Services at 7:30am.
Preschool–Grade 5 Classes
9–10:20am, doors open at 8:45am
11am–12:20pm, doors open at 10:45am
Various rooms on the 2nd & 3rd floor
Worship leaders, small group leaders, and teachers help students grow in the knowledge of Jesus Christ and God’s word. Parents, please escort children in Grade 3 or younger to their classrooms and pick them up when class is finished.
‘His Strength’ Class
11am–12:20pm, Room 205
This adaptive classroom is designed for children who have disabilities or sensory challenges.
Middle School Class
11am–12:20pm, Room 53
Students in grades 6–8 gather for Bible study, activities, and interaction with small group mentors.
Sr High Class
11am–12:20pm, Room 52 (beginning Sept 23)
Students in grades 9–12 gather for Bible study, activities, and interaction with small group mentors.
Middle School & Sr High Gathering
Wednesdays, Sept 19–May 15
6:45–8:30pm, Rooms 52–53
Students in Grades 6–12 are invited to gather for fellowship, activities, snacks, and interaction in large group and small groups.
Gospel & Culture
Sundays, January 6–May 12, 9–10:30am, Room 305
Ever wonder what “contextualization” is all about? Or how to present Christ most winsomely and without unnecessary stumbling blocks to an urban person, or anyone else, for that matter? What do you do when worldviews collide? Do you dream of helping to plant a church, but don’t know how to begin? Join us for a consideration of Tim Keller’s book, Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City led and facilitated by Joe McCulley (Bethlehem seminarian) and Dr. Travis Myers (Professor of Mission Studies). There will be homework: on average two chapters of reading as well as a few study and reflection questions for each week.
Personal Bible Study
Sundays, January 13–February 24, 11am–12:30pm, Room 305
This class introduces principles and strategies for interpreting and applying God's wWord and leads participants through a study of portions of the book of Revelation. Facilitated by Elder Brian Tabb and Jason Carlson.
The Parent Room
9am & 11am, September 16–May 19, Room 314
Parents are invited to gather for prayer, encouragement, and occasional topical sessions. See Parent Room schedule. Leader: Pastor Bud Burk
10:45am–Noon, Room 114 (meets year-round)
Adults in mid-life and beyond gather to be taught and apply God’s word to their lives, to share and pray, and to hear from global partners once each month. Leaders: Mark & Connie Evans, Keith Anderson
10–10:45am, Sept 16–Dec 16 & Jan 20–May 19, Room 53
Spring Break: No Class March 17 & 24
College-aged students meet for fellowship, teaching, and discussion. Many students attend the 11am worship service together. Leader: Eric Lonergan
11am–12:30pm, Room 310 (meets year-round)
This class for adults of all ages meets to grow in the grace of encouragement and friendship with one another and to study the Bible together. This Fall, the class will study the book of Isaiah.
All Nations Fellowship
11am–12:20pm, Room 307 (meets year-round)
Join this class for multiethnic fellowship, teaching, outreach, and discipleship.
Escuela Dominical (Hispanic Sunday School)
11am–12:30pm, Room 111(meets year-round)
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All are welcome to join this class to build relationships and enjoy a study of God’s word in Spanish.
Third Sunday of the Month, 9–10:30am, Commons
Transitions is for those in a season of any type of employment change. Our purpose is to assess, encourage, equip and connect you so you can display Gods glory and find joy in the midst of significant change. All are welcome! RSVP to Don Hoffert via email one day before the gathering.
Study for Men & Women: Philippians
Wednesdays, January 9–April 10, 6:30–8:45pm, Room 314
This study is an inductive Bible study on the book of Philippians. Men and women are invited to attend and join in the weekly home study, group discussion, live lecture, and share/prayer time. Register.
All Nations English Conversation Class
Mondays, September 17–May 20, 6:30–8pm, Room 205
Adult English learners (intermediate to advanced level) are invited to come to improve conversational skills. In small groups, students speak with a tutor about a different topic each week. To register for this class, contact Erin Evans.
Women’s Bible Studies
Women’s Ministry invites women to gather at various times of the week for study, fellowship, and growing together around God’s word. Winter study options include:
Mondays, 6:30–8:30pm (begins Jan 14)
Tuesdays, 9–11:30am (begins Jan 15)
Tuesdays, 6:45–8:45pm (begins Jan 15)
Wednesdays, 9:45–11:45am (begins Jan 16)
For information on women’s studies, contact Gretchen Spencer.