Highland Park

Sunday & Adult Classes

Intergenerational relationships, transformative teaching, and important topics. Long-term on Sunday mornings and short-term throughout the week.

Classes on Important Topics

Upcoming Short-Term Classes

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Sunday Classes

On Sunday mornings we have communities for every age and stage of life. In each class you will find rich fellowship and teaching of God’s Word. We grow better together, so come join a class on any given Sunday. Find the class right for you in the section below.

9:45 am – Hunt Center, Room K

Class Leader: Tyler Pace

Class Mission: Learning and Fellowship among the HP Pres Young Adult community.

Who Attends: Young Adults in their 20s and 30s, specifically post-college-aged and older. Average attendance 25.

Class Structure: Limited lecture, mostly small group breakout discussions of the same passage from the morning’s sermon.

9:30 am – Hunt Center, Room I

Class Leader: Phil Warman

Class Mission: The mission of the 40s-50s class is to foster community and spiritual growth in this stage of life as we dig into God’s Word together. The teaching will vary around culture and circumstance but will remain anchored in God’s Word.

Who Attends: Anyone between 40-59 years old.

Class Structure: The class begins with 10-15 minutes of fellowship, followed by 25-30 minutes of guided discussion by a facilitator.

9:30 am – Hunt Center, Room H

Class Leader: Melissa Thornton

Class Mission: Our class is a community of Christian adults who lead and support one another through the Journey of life by studying the Bible and praying together. We also have various social events throughout the year.

Who Attends: The Journey class consists of those in their late 50-60s

Class Structure: Class begins with 15 minutes of announcements and prayer, followed by 45 minutes of teaching and discussion.

9:15 am – Hunt Center, Room F

Class Leader: A rotating team of 4 teachers, led by Wes and Kirsten Garwood

Class Mission: To study God’s Word, apply it in our daily lives, and to support the members of our class in their walk with the Lord.

Who Attends: Members have children in high school, college or beyond, with some becoming grandparents.

Class Structure: We begin each class with prayer requests and praises, followed by 40-45 minutes of teaching with class discussion. Average attendance 25-30.

9:30 am – Hunt Center, Room A

Class Leaders: T. Hardie, Anne Compton

Class Mission: Our Goal is to foster community through our small group discussions and to witness the continuing Acts of the Holy Spirit in our lives and the lives of others.

Who Attends: Primarily 60s through 80s; couples and singles.

Class Structure: Class begins with announcements, opening prayer with prayer requests, discussion of the lesson led by T. Hardie.

9:30 am – Hunt Center, Room B

Class Leader: Jane Matthiesen, Andy Raub

Class Mission: Our class provides practical insights between scripture and daily living.

Who Attends: Our class is primarily made up of empty-nesters and retirees. Average attendance 40.

Class Structure: The class begins with 10-15 minutes of conversation and prayer, followed by 40-45 minutes of teaching.

9:30 am – Hunt Center, Room C

Class Leader: Walter Gast and other instructors.

Class Mission: The Disciples Class is a community of believers devoted to the study and discussion of Scripture, fellowship and mutual care, and celebration of the Christian life.

Who Attends: The Disciples Class is a warm and welcoming, community of disciples with historical roots at HP Pres, reaching back many years.

Class Structure: Class begins with a brief welcome and announcements, an opening prayer and lesson, followed by a time of fellowship.

9:30 am – Hunt Center, Room J

Class Leader: Clyde Jackson, David Atwell

Class Mission: The mission of the Family Life Class is to explore Life Lessons for daily application and exhortation to all members to read, study, meditate and pray upon the Word.

Who Attends: Couples and singles from mid 40s to 70s.

Class Structure: Class begins with 10-15 minutes of conversation and prayer, followed by 40-45 minutes of teaching.

9:30 am – Hunt Center, Room G

Class Leaders: Dianne Carlson, Bilha Mureithi

Class Mission: The Wresting Corner is a unique Sunday Morning Community focused on a deeper exploration of the Sermon on the Mount and how these words of Jesus impact our everyday life. This class will cover issues in both our current culture and timeless truths such as relational health, racial justice, and our own personal calling to be disciples of Jesus Christ.

Who Attends: All ages and demographics interested in justice and reconciliation.

Class Structure: Each week will be a lively discussion on topic introduced by the class leader and how it relates to scripture.