Equipping Classes (Sun PM)

Our Sunday night discipleship offerings usually rotate on a seasonal schedule, with 10-12 week courses in the spring, summer and fall, and a mini-course in January. These groups offer training in a variety of areas, but most classes fall into these general categories:
  • In-depth studies on particular books of the Bible
  • Theology and related issues, like ethics or apologetics
  • Parenting
  • Marriage
  • Financial Stewardship
  • Leadership training
Discipleship classes run from 6:00-7:30 pm. Activities for babies, preschoolers, elementary-aged kids and middle and high-schoolers are also available during any regular Sunday night classes.

At the Creek, we use a four-level system to organize our discipleship classes. Anyone is welcome at any class at any time, but these levels might help you understand which class you may fit in best.

Level 1: Basic Christian doctrines, spiritual disciplines, Old and New Testament Introductions, and one on one guidance for new believers.
Level 2:  Further study of Christian doctrines, basic witness training, discovering spiritual gifts, and serving in the local body of Christ.
Level 3:  In-depth study of books of the Bible, apologetics, ethics, and special studies on finances, parenting, marriage, and much more.
Level 4:  Biblical Intervention training, mentor training, and developing mentoring relationships.


The Problem of Evil & Suffering • Level 3
Facilitated by: Pastor David W. Jones 
The presence of evil and the experience of suffering can be challenging for many Christians. After all, if God is both all-powerful and all-loving, it is logical to conclude that evil and suffering ought not to be a part of the Christian life; yet, they are ever-present. In this brief 5-week class we’ll study what the Bible teaches about evil and suffering, as we explore these issues within a Christian worldview. (Begins April 8th)

Everyone Can Do Something - Adoption, Foster Care & The Gospel • Level 3
Facilitated by: Pastor Jonny Peters & Pastor Cameron Wagner
Through Scripture and testimonies we will discuss how the church can respond to the orphan crisis in our world. You’ll discover how adoption is best understood through a proper
understanding of the Gospel. Whether you are currently on a foster care / adoption journey,
considering foster care / adoption, or desire to learn more about how you can participate in
supporting orphans, this class is for you! (Begins April 8th)

What Every Christian Needs to Know • Level 1

Facilitated by: Pastor Jim Gillespie & Pastor John Wright
This class provides both new and seasoned Christians with biblical knowledge and practical steps to grow deep spiritual roots. Lessons include assurance of salvation, how to know your spiritual gift, and what to do when a Christian sins. Gain confidence in your faith and be better equipped to be a disciple who makes disciples.

How to Read the Bible for all its Worth • Level 2
Facilitated by: Dr. Steve McKinion
Discover the keys to understanding the Bible as the author intended it. Because Scripture is inspired, we can see an intelligent design and, therefore, learn God’s purpose and plan for us and for His entire creation. Then, through proper interpretation, we can conform our lives to the message of the Bible.

WEW - Women Equipping Women •  Level 1 - LADIES CLASS
Facilitated by: Elizabeth Rodriguez and Amy Penner

Women Equipping Women (WEW) is a weekly class for women of all ages who wish to grow and mature in their faith. This class serves to instruct women about fundamental disciplines of the Christian faith so that they can grow in their own faith and be equipped to disciple other women. Disciples are made as participants partner together to engage in committed accountability for the purpose of spiritual growth. 

The Book of 1 John •  Level 3 - LADIES CLASS 
Facilitated by: Rhonda Clark and Stef Dowd
In a morally gray world, is it possible for a Christian to distinguish light from dark? Truth from error? Love from hate? After those distinctions are made, how are they lived out? John’s first epistle shines God’s light on these questions, illuminating a path to true, genuine Christianity. Let’s fellowship together, embracing the love and 
clarity that flows from God’s Word. 
MEM - Men Equipping Men •  Level 1 
Facilitated by: Chris Boren, Joe Tomberlin, & Chris Siemers
Men Equipping Men (MEM) is a class for men of all ages who wish to grow and mature in their faith. This class serves to instruct men in the disciplines of the Christian faith so that they may grow in their walk with Christ and be equipped to disciple others, starting with their family and then other men in the church. We will study these six spiritual disciplines: Bible Study, Prayer, Worship, Service, Evangelism, and Giving. Other topics to be addressed are forgiveness, Godly living amidst ungodly circumstances, and personal responsibility. This class will include corporate teaching as well as small group accountability and encouragement. 

World Religions - Understanding Our World • Level 2
Facilitated by: Pastor Mike Fry
Have you ever met someone following a different religion and felt too intimidated to speak? If so, this class is for you! In this class, you will increase in understanding and ability to communicate with followers of world religions. You will learn this from a variety of pastors, teachers, and professors who have experience interacting with or understanding followers of major religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, Mormonism, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Catholicism and more. Hope to see you there!
The Book of Genesis - the Story Begins • Level 3 
Facilitated by: Winn Crenshaw
Understanding Genesis is foundational to understanding the broad scope of the Bible. It deals with the beginnings of life, death, and family. This book teaches about the past and points to the future. It even has a surprise ending. This class will emphasize that Genesis is more than just stories -- it’s the foundation of everything the Bible has to say. If you want to know the Bible, you must know Genesis, so join us for this 12-week study. 
Deaf & Hard of Hearing 
Facilitated by: Bridget Kennedy
ASL - Sign Choir
Sunday’s (4-5:30 pm) in Modular E-1 
Beginnner’s Sign Language Class
Sunday’s (6-7:30 pm) in Modular E-1