Emmanuel offers Sunday and weekday classes based in scripture and centered in Christ. Our adult Bible-study program is designed to help us better know and understand the Bible, strengthen our relationship with God and one another, and give us hope and courage for daily living.

Fall Class Schedule

SUNDAY CLASSES
(No classes on November 25—Mission Sunday)

LUTHERAN CHRISTIANITY
September 9-November 18
Instructors: Rev. Thomas A. Eggold, Rev. Daniel Sheafer, Mrs. Lana Hille
Location: Brandt Hall
For all new members and anyone who would like a refresher, this course explores what Lutherans believe and why we believe it. There will be chances to ask questions about God and faith, plus an inside look at our Emmanuel family and the building where we worship.

A COUPLE'S BIBLE STUDY
September 9-November 18
Instructors: Andy and Jennifer Freimuth, Tom and Kathy Eggold
Location: Room 101, Middle Level, School
Stand-alone Bible studies to help couples deepen their faith and grow closer to each other. Maximum of 8 couples who commit to attend most sessions. (Contact Kathy Eggold to sign up: 260-615-1189 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
September 9-November 18
Instructors: Greg Wasson and Richie Cummins
Location: School Conference Room, Upstairs next to Activities Center
Book study and discussion: "Act Like Men" by James MacDonald.

THE SONG OF THE CHURCH
September 9-October 14
Instructor: Jim Coe
Location: Ebenezer Hall, Lower Level
Corporate singing has been a tradition of church worship since apostolic times. Our study will examine the practice of congregational singing throughout history, creating a renewed appreciation of singing in worship and a deeper insight into the power of music to serve the Word and encourage unity within the Christian community

FAITH IN A DIGITAL AGE
October 21-November 18
Instructor: Bethann Wright
Location: Ebenezer Hall, Lower Level
“Be still, and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 reminds us that God is our Center. How "still" do you feel in your digital life? Technology, the Internet, and our devices are shaping our Christian faith. This course will dive into some spiritual implications of living in a digital age.

 

SPECIAL MISSION PRESENTATION • NOVEMBER 25 • 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Location:
Ebenezer Hall, Lower Level
Rev. Herb Schumm introduces The Lutheran Heritage Foundation, which translates and publishes Christian books so people can meet Jesus in a language they understand.

 

WEEKDAY CLASSES

Mondays
"Altogether Beautiful"  9:00-10:30 a.m. (for women; first class is August 27; bi-monthly, calendar provided in class)
Video-with-homework Bible study: The Song of Songs, exploring what it means to be loved fiercely and called beautiful by the God of the universe and made beautiful by His Son. (Please bring book to first class.)
Facilitator: Bridget Eggold   Location: The Loft

Selections from the Letters of St. Peter  12:30-2:00 p.m. (1st and 3rd Mondays)
Come and try us out; Peter has some dynamic things to say.
Instructor: Jim Croxton   Location: Ebenezer Hall

LifeLight: The Book of Acts  5:30-7:00 p.m. (September 10-November 12)
Instructor: Rev. Thomas A. Eggold   Location: Ebenezer Halll

Wednesdays
Men’s Bible Study  6:30-7:30 a.m.  (continuing)
Instructor: Rev. Thomas A. Eggold   Location: Brandt Hall

"Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference?"  8:30-9:45 a.m.  (for women, begins September 12)
This study puts fresh eyes on the topic of prayer and turns communication with the God of creation into a natural, wonderful relationship.
Instructor: Lana Hille   Location: Brandt Hall

Pastor’s Bible Study 10:00-11:00 a.m. (continuing)
Instructors: various presenters   Location: Ebenezer Hall

Thursdays
Lutheran Women in Mission 1:00-3:00 p.m. (for women, first Thursday of each month)
1-2 p.m.—Mission Project
2-3 p.m.—Bible Study
Location: Ebenezer Hall, Lower Level

Fridays
Men’s Ministry Bible Study  6:30-7:30 a.m. (continuing)
Instructor: John Martin   Location: Mocha Lounge, Covington Road

Moms and More Bible Study  9:00-10:30 a.m. (for women; first and third Fridays, childcare provided)
"God Loves Moms”—a study of thirteen biblical women shows how God reveals his grace through Christ.
Instructors: Lisa Moellering and Holly Diffendarfer   Location: The Loft

 

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Thanksgiving Service and Dinner November 22

10 a.m. worship, dinner following