Fall Learning Communities

Classes designed to help you grow.

Expand your knowledge and practices in what it means to follow Jesus & connect with others on this journey.

Women of The Word: Chase

Women of the Word is a group of women who are hungry to study God’s Word and apply it to daily life. This interactive study highlights seven events from David’s life to help you move beyond the appearance of godliness and open up your deepest self to God’s love. 

Led by: Amy Warth

Dates: Thursdays / September 26-November 14

Time: 9:15-11:45AM

Cost: Participants will need to purchase their own copy of “Chase” by Jennie Allen in advance of the first session

Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Preparing Parents for the Talk(s)

Sex is everywhere – especially in front of your pre-teen and teenage children. It will take more than just one talk to guide your children through their sexual development. Are you ready? This five-week class tackle topics such as: pornography, sexual health, dating, homosexuality, and a Christian perspective on sexuality. Don’t be silent – get equipped and have the talk(s).

Led by: Andrea Nelson

Dates: Wednesdays / October 2-23 & November 6 (not meeting Oct 30)

Time: 6:45-8:15PM

Cost: Free

Kids Blast: Discovery of Grace!

For any family with a child in grade 4 and under. This class focuses on experiencing the Bible and building faith in engaging, interactive ways together as a family. Kids learn about the bible and parents are more equipped to lead their child’s spiritual growth. At least one parent must participate.

Led by: David Shivers, Christin Alwardt

Dates: Wednesdays / October 9-November 13

Time: 6:30-8PM

Cost: $20 per family

Inner Healing & Emotional Health: Becoming Fully Free in Christ

God’s Word promises us freedom when we accept Christ in our hearts and we enter into his family. However, wounds and trauma from our past may hold some of our emotions and thoughts captive in a way where we don’t feel that freedom. Learn what inner healing is, why as we all need it, and how you can become set free from your past to fully walk in the freedom and peace that Christ intends for you.

Led by: Julie Gonzalez, Debbie Hout, Yago Gonzalez

Dates: Tuesdays / October 15-November 5

Time: 7-8:30PM

Cost: Free

Neighbor Up! Living on Mission in your Neighborhood

You are the light of the world! Learn how to live as light in our neighborhoods through everyday mission-shaped practices. 

Led by: Drew Causey

Dates: Sundays / November 3-24

Time: 9:15-10:30AM

Cost: Free

Creative Worship Workshop

There are many ways to worship God beyond singing and music. Whether you love worship, struggle in this area, or desire to learn more, you will have the opportunity to learn and experience worship in a variety of ways, including art, journaling, prayer, dance, and music. Open to adults and students grades 9-12.

Led by: Michelle Pappas, Cyndi Luke, Barb Weinschenk, Adam and Lisa Pearce

Date: Thursday, October 10 

Time: 6:30-8:30PM

Cost: None

I (Still) Do: A Marriage Workshop

While falling in love is easy, having a thriving marriage over a lifetime takes effort. Whether you’re engaged or decades into your marriage, this fun weekend is for you. Together you will unpack your SYMBIS assessment including topics of personalities, communication, and your spiritual and romantic relationship. Make your marriage everything it is meant to be, so you can say with even greater confidence, “I (still) do.” 

Led by: Andrew Berg and Team

Dates/Times: November 1 / 6-9PM & November 2 / 8:30AM-3:30PM

Location: One Center for Leadership / 901 Tuscarawas Street E, Canton

Cost: $99/couple (includes your assessment, three meals, and more!) Childcare assistance is available upon request. Visit symbis.com for more info on the assessment we’ll be looking at together. Space is limited.