We offer classes for children, young people, and adults (click the index below to jump to a section for details)
- Sunday mornings, Education Wing (9:30-10:15a)- Bible Classes
- Sunday mornings, Room 10 (10:45a-11:30a)- Children's Church
- Wednesday nights during school, Multipurpose Room (6:30-7:45p) - AWANA
- Wednesday nights during school breaks, Room 10 (6:30-7:30p) - Bible Class
- VBS for 2018 - completed for this year
- General Adult Classes
- Special Classes for Women
- Small Group Studies - click for table of groups
Children are precious in the sight of the Lord, and we love all little ones. All these classes take place in the education wing located on the "swimming pool side" of the building. Here are the current studies and activities on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings:
- Babies and Toddlers- Nursery across from the kitchen (ground floor on left side of hallway)- Teacher Patti Boyd (professional school teacher)
- Ages 4 through 2nd Grade - ground floor, 1st room in the children's wing - Teachers are Jeff and April Connelly. Teaching "LifeLINKS to God" curriculum from 21st Century Christian publishing company.
- Grades 3 through 5 - 2nd floor of the children's wing - Teachers are Cathy Smith and Melanie Palmer. They are also teaching the same curriculum for their age group from the "LifeLINKS to God" series.
About the LifeLINKS To God curriculum:
- Covers the Bible 3 times from Elementary to High School
- Colorful teacher and student materials
- Easy to teach and prepare
- Relevant to everyday life
- Scripture memory encouraged
- God-honoring, biblical values
- Strong church/home link
- Based on NIV
After the Communion service has concluded and the weekly contribution has been collected, our song leader will announce that children are dismissed to Children's Church. This is strictly voluntary, so if parents wish to keep their children with them in the auditorium, of course they may. Children's Church is conducted in room 10 (1st room behind the auditorium throught the door to your left as you face the stage). This class is led by Jackie Cornett with several adult volunteers assisting her with Bible stories, singing, and learning activities for the children ages 4-11. Attendance averages about 26 children per week. Note that for younger children, there is one attended nursery in the 1st floor of the education wing, one unattended nursery at the back of the auditorium (to the left as you enter the foyer), and one toddler "cry room" for restless youngsters if you need to use these facilities.
Highland View's AWANA club is open to children ages 1-12. Our club is unique in our area in that no child is asked to pay a fee to participate. The congregation provides all of the materials and are snacks free for the students. AWANA basically follows the school-year calendar from August through May, dismissing for holidays and for the summer break after school concludes for the year. To read more about our AWANA program, see pictures of the activities, read the schedule followed each Wednesday evening, and see a calendar for the year, please check out our AWANA page.
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During the AWANA breaks the younger kids have a combined, activity driven, class in room 10! Teachers, curriculum, and activities vary during the short breaks (fall break, Christmas break, spring break), and there is a set teacher and programming for the summer series. This summer, the instructor is Jackie Cornett.
When a child enters middle school (6th Grade) they are in the pre-teen category and begin to participate in our youth program. During the teenage (high school) years, classes cover not only the Bible as a guide for life, but also guidance in the specific challenges teens face. College students who live here or visit families from out-of-town campuses also can find not only education, but also opportunities to serve their younger classmates as they study God's word.
Youth Group Bible Class, grades 6 through 12 and all teens meet for Bible class on the 2nd floor of the children's wing (the teen room) with teacher Levi Dodd. For this Autumn, Teens will study the New Testament book of Ephesians.
Levi Dodd teaches the Wednesday night class, which is a discussion series focusing on the book of James entitled "Cruise Ship or Battleship?" with an action-oriented approach. This class meets in the Teen Room upstairs in the Education Wing.
Joe Lochamy leads a topical study of the Ephesians. The class meets in the auditorium and is open to all. This class is also available as a live webcast (ustream.tv) during the specified times and is available after the fact by navigating within this website to the current year's index page HERE---just scroll down to the Sunday Class section and pick the date you want to view or hear.
Ray Smith and David Wallace teach a class focused on a published religious study book. The current study is "The Church of Christ" and is open to all adults. The library is located to the front left of the auditorium (when facing the stage).
Kevin Reaves teaches this class, currently a verse-by-verse study of Romans. This class is open to all adults, and is designed with special emphasis on the parents of children and teens. Room 10 is located behind and to the left of the auditorium as you are facing the stage.
Current study is the 13 Lessons on Bible Characters--click HERE for the names and dates of the series (pdf opens in a new tab)
Bill Wallace teaches this class, open to all adults. This class is also available as a live webcast (ustream.tv) during the specified times and is available after the fact by navigating within this website to the 2018 index page HERE---just scroll down to the Wednesday section and pick the date you want to view or hear.
LADIES, young and old, please join the Ladies’ prayer meeting on Monday’s at 10am at the Providence House. The first meeting will be Monday, October 10th. Contact Judy Wallace for more information.
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