Learn Groups

At Living Word we want to encourage people on their spiritual journey.  We have studies, small groups, mission/service opportunities and fun events scheduled year round to help you connect with God and others as we all grow in faith.

Sunday Mornings

On Sunday mornings, we offer two worship services at 9:00 am and 10:30 am. In addition, we also have adult Sunday morning classes.  These classes are designed to help you grow in relationship with God and others.  You are welcome to visit any class of interest to you.

All of our classes are drop in, or you can contact the teacher listed for more information.

7:45 am

  • Discipleship | Bill Schmidt | Room 211/212  “Journey Through the Bible”

8:00 am

  • Active Faith | Patty Brown | Room 204  “Follow” by Andy Stanley

9:00 am

  • Family Matters | Leah Anne Debold | Room 204  “Balancing Life’s Demands” by Chip Ingram
  • Getting Out of the Boat | Bill VanLue | Room 211/212  “Parables Study” by various authors

10:30 am

  • Fellowship Class | Becky Ernst | Room 211/212  Cokesbury Adult Bible Study Curriculum
Connection Dinner Menu

Dinner Menu for 8/30/17:

  • Turkey and Swiss Sandwich on Honey Wheatberry Bread
  • Chips
  • Fresh fruit
  • Banana Oatmeal Cookie
  • A sandwich may be replaced with a side salad for those who are gluten sensitive. (reservation required)
Wednesday Night Connection

Wednesday Night Connection is a great event for Learners of all stages to grow in relationship with God and connect with others. Dinner is served from 5:30 – 6:15 pm.  We offer a family friendly menu each week so that you can fellowship with friends.

Beginning at 6:30 pm, our Learn Group classes begin.

Coming Soon!

Session 1 of Connection will begin August 30, 2017

Connection Dinner | 5:30 – 6:15 pm

  • Simple, family-friendly food that the whole family will enjoy!
  • A great way to meet new friends or new families.
  • Can’t make it at 5:30? Come any time between 5:30 & 6:15 pm.
  • No need for tickets! We do put out a donation box.

Learn Groups | 6:30 – 7:30 pm

  • Childcare for birth – kindergarten
  • Kids’ Connection for 1 – 5 grade
  • Youth Connection for MS and HS
  • Adults

Learn groups are a great way to dig deeper into God’s Word, form new relationships, and seek answer to questions about faith.  So, if you’re new to the faith, no worries, we have groups designed to help you get started, and if you’re up for more of an in-depth challenge, we have learn groups for you as well.

Session 1 Learn Groups | 6:30 – 7:30 pm

  • Introduction to the Pentateuch, Michael McIntyre – This entry level Bible study class with Pastor Michael will provide a basic overview of the first five books of the Old Testament, commonly called the Pentateuch.  After a general introduction during week one, each of the following weeks will focus on the books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy.
  • Six Vital Practices for the Christian Spiritual Life, Greg Finfrock – Each week, this class with Pastor Greg will study one of the practices God has given the church to enable each of us to grow in our relationship with Jesus Christ.  Come learn how God can use the practices of meditation, prayer, study, simplicity, solitude, and worship to guide our spiritual journeys.
  • Freed-Up Financial Living, Todd Wahl – Certified Financial Planner and Living Word member, Todd Wahl, leads this class that will guide participants to explore the Biblical mandate for the church to live in a financially responsible and empowered way.  Learn how to develop a personal spending plan that is based on sound financial knowledge as well as Biblical principles of money management, without fear of guilt or judgment!
Men's Studies

6:00 am Wednesdays

  • Pastor Michael’s Bible Study | Michael McIntyre at Living Word (ongoing study of the book of Matthew)         (This class does not meet during the summer and but will resume August 23rd.)
Women's Studies

Last Tuesday of the Month Club in August

  • August 29 – “Choose Joy” by Sara Frankl
    • For more information, or to purchase a book, contact Connie Davidson.   This study will meet offsite at the Panera – St. Louis Bread Co. in Wildwood at 7:30 am.

Pay HERE for your study book.


  • 1:00 pm – Monday Afternoon Bible Study
    • Why Do You Believe That? by Mary Jo Sharp
    • facilitated by Lisa Baker

Pay HERE for your study book.


  • 7:30 am – Tuesday Morning Bible Study
    • The Gospel of Mark by Lisa Harper
    • facilitated by Connie Davidson

Pay HERE for your study book.

  • 12:30 pm – Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study
    • 1 Corinthians – Living Love When We Disagree – by Melissa Spoelstra
    • facilitated by Ann Lindemann

Pay HERE for your study book.

Co-Ed Studies


  • 2:00 – 4:00 pm – Disciple 1 Class


  • 9:15 – 10:15 am – Parents of School Age Children, Happy by Matt Miofski
    • facilitated by Emily Dowell and Kristi Denner
    • childcare is available, however, registration is required
    • Sign Up for Class Here


  • 4:30 pmWendy Sain Bible Study Group
    • Moses by Adam Hamilton
    • Begins 8/30/17


  • 7:00 pmKim McGee‘s Bible Study Group
    • Why Do You Believe That? by Mary Jo Sharp
    • Begins 9/14/17

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