Fall Next Steps

Grow your faith with these upcoming classes & small groups


The Places You're Going

Instructor: Team Taught

Time: Mondays, 6:30-8:00 PM, starting Tuesday, Sept. 29

Class Duration: 6 Weeks

Room: 108

If you know the spiritual gifts God has entrusted to you and have a better understanding of your purpose, but still don't know what to do next, this class is for you. This follow up to the class "All the Places You'll Go" will focus on ways to better understand God's calling on your life and take action. If you missed the original class, that's okay, the team of teachers will get you up to speed.

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Living Beyond Yourself (Beth Moore)

Instructor: Nicole Drown

Time: Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, starting Tuesday, Sept. 24

Class Duration: 11 weeks

Room: 108

Through this study participants will look at the supernatural aspects of the fruit and that you cannot grow, learn, or produce the fruit on your own. Beth challenges you to develop the fruit by maintaining an intimate relationship with the Spirit of God. A Spirit filled life truly results in living beyond yourself.

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Cost: $20.00 for the book

Core Principles

Instructor: Dan Glover

Time: Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM, starting Wednesday, Oct. 2

Class Duration: 6 weeks

Location: Room 203

Believing in Jesus as Savior is the bottom line of the Christian faith, but to become a Christ follower, we have to move beyond simply believing and put our faith into daily practice. With plenty of group interaction and opportunity to build relationships with other, Core Principles is an introduction to what it means to live a committed Christian lifestyle, and gives a closer look at the deeply held principles that drive the behavior of a fully committed follower of Jesus. Core Principles is a pre-requisite to membership at Tipp City UMC.

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Discover Your Christian Life (DCL)

Facilitators: Keith Lavy and Doug Young

Time: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 PM, starting Wednesday, Sept. 25

Class Duration: 12 weeks

Location: 205

Discovering Christian Life (DCL) is a course to help you understand the foundational truths of Christianity so that you can be firmly established in the faith, confident in what you believe, the effective in living the Christian life. The goal of DCL is to help you develop a biblical worldview with the ability to think through issues biblically to help answer the question, "What does every believer need to know to be fully established in the Christian faith?" DCL is made up of four twelve week courses and employs a unique interactive and ordered learning process. At the end of the four courses, you should be well grounded in the foundational truths of Christianity, able to stand firm in sound doctrine, equipped for continued growth in your relationship with God, and more effective in your relationships with believers and nonbelievers.

We will be starting Book IV

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Cost $20.00 per study guide.

Financial Peace University

Instructor: Suzanne Dean

Time: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 PM, starting Wednesday, September 25

Class Duration: 9 weeks

Location: Room 200

Financial Peace University (FPU) is a life changing opportunity that empowers you to make the right money decisions to achieve your financial goals and God's plan for you life. Author and financial advisor, Dave Ramsey, will take you stop by step through a total money makeover using practical lessons on eliminating debt, building wealth, giving, and more. This can be the most important step you will ever take to change your financial future.

FPU is for everyone from the financially secure to the financially distressed. On average, graduates have paid off over $5,300 in debt and saved $2,700 while participating in this 9-week program.

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Cost: $100 per family (May be paid in full or in 9 weekly payments)

Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL)

Instructors: Diana Medlock

Time: Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 PM, starting Thursday. Oct. 3

Class Duration: 6 weeks

Location: 203

This ASL class will be an introduction to American Sign Language and Deaf culture. In the United States, only about 2% of the Deaf population are Christian. People who are Deaf tend to think in concrete terms. Spiritual concepts are difficult to understand or explain in tangible ways and as a result, reaching the Deaf for Jesus can be challenging. This class will provide you with basic communication skills in ASL and can help you minister to the unchurched deaf you encounter.

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Bible Explorer Roundtable

Instructor: Ruth Ann Dean

Time: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 PM, starting Wednesday, Oct.2

Class Duration: 6 weeks

Location: 207

Come for a sharing and discussion group on ways to hear God speaking to you through Scripture so you ca deepen your walk with Him. For more information or questions call Ruth Ann Dean at 828-674-8775.

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*Small Groups*

Reflecting on Jesus' Words

Facilitator: Judy Anderson

Time: Every Monday, 10:00 - 11:30 AM, starting Sept 16

Location: TCUMC

Our goals are to reflect on Jesus' Words and to encourage Christian fellowship. Reading the Bible together helps us feel at ease sharing events in our daily lives. As we continue the ongoing study, we plan to reflect on last experiences and look forward with anticipation to our journey with Jesus. It is recommended that you bring an NIV Bible.

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Young Families Group

Facilitator: Jessica Dorn

Time: First Friday of the Month 6:00-8:00 PM

Location: Gathering area of TCUMC

Parents with young children enjoy getting together for food, fun and fellowship and discussion of family centered topics.

If child care is needed parents need to contact Jessica Dorn at 937-308-0216 to make arrangements.

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Seniors with a purpose

Facilitator: Mary Legner

Time: 1st Sunday of the month after the 9 am service in the choir room.

3rd Sunday at 6:30 in the Wesley room of TCUMC.

Both Times Ongoing

Location: TCUMC

Our purpose is to spread God's love through acts of kindness to our community, neighborhoods, friends and family. We also focus on building relationships and digging into the Word to see what God has to say to the aging.

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Saturday Morning Men's Group

Facilitator: Anton Woo

Time: Saturdays 7:45-9:00 AM Ongoing

Location: TCUMC Room 108

This group is for men interested in Bible study and studies about issues pertaining to men. Come join the discussion.

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Bible Study Fellowship

Facilitator: Ruth Ann Dean

Time: Every Thursday ongoing from 9:30-11:30 AM

Location: Fair Haven Church, Northmont Campus, 5001 W. National Rd. Clayton, Oh

This is an interdenominational group that helps women know God and equips them to effectively serve the Church throughout the world. This is for all women wanting to learn more about God and deepen their walk with Him. For more information contact Ruth Ann Dean 828-674-8775.

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

Facilitator: Betty Reiter

Time: 3rd Tuesday at 10:00 AM

Location: TCUMC room 207

This group works on various projects including our Prayer shawls that are made available to be given to those in need of comfort of prayer.

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