Oak Hills Institute (OHI) | Wednesdays
We want to come beside you to help you grow in your relationship with God through discipleship classes. Family Life Programs and North Student Ministry are available for your kids and students 0-18 during class time. Twice a year, in the fall and spring, we offer 8 week courses which include Starting Point, Journey/Equip, and several other classe that vary by topic.
Our spring OHI courses have completed. Please join us for our specially offered Big Classes. Check them out below!
Winter/Spring 2018 OHI Classes--COMPLETED
1. Starting Point (8 Weeks)
Leader: Julie Kuckler
Wherever you are on your faith journey, Start Here!
If you’re new to faith, just checking it out, or coming back to church after some time away, Starting Point is a great first step. Our Starting Point class is a place where no questions are off limits. It’s your opportunity to explore faith freely. Curious about God, Jesus, the Bible or Christianity? Starting Point is designed especially for you!
2. Journey/Equip (8 Weeks)
Leaders: Pastor Rod & Guest Speakers
An important part of your journey in following Christ is being equipped by the leaders to
"...do the work of the ministry" (Ephesians 4:12). This class explores the mission, core values, vision and beliefs of Oak Hills Church and helps you discover your spiritual gifts and your place of ministry in our church family.
3. The Gospel of John (8 Weeks)
Leader: Pastor Jesse Meyer
Prepare your heart for Easter as we explore the reality of Jesus’ identity as the Son of God and Savior of the World.
4. Financial Peace University (9 Weeks)
Leaders: Jodi Carufel and Erin Corbett
Do you need some financial peace? Would you like to dump debt, plan for the future, and give like never before? If so, Financial Peace University is for you! This 9-session money management course is taught in a DVD/small group discussion format. In the first 90 days, the average family pays off $5,300 in debt and saves $2,700. Register now and find your financial peace.
- Online access to all lessons
- Member Workbook - Bring to class with you each week!
- Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money book
- 90-day access to Every Dollar Plus online budgeting tool
- Envelope System
- FPU Central online resources including audio of all 9 lessons plus 2 bonus lessons
Cost: $91 per couple
5. Soul Keeping: Caring for the Most Important Part of You (THIS CLASS IS FULL)
Leader: Pastor Jen Galley
The health of your soul is the hinge on which the rest of your life hangs. It's the difference between deep, satisfied spirituality and a restless, dispassionate faith. In this class, based on the inspiring book and DVD series by John Ortberg, we’ll discover how to find lasting peace and satisfaction in living life with God.
“The soul is the coolest, eeriest, most mysterious, evocative, crucial, sacred, eternal, life-directing, fragile, indestructible, controversial, expensive dimension of your existence. Jesus said it’s worth more than the world.” –John Ortberg
Recommended resource: “Soul Keeping” book $14
6. Talk Now and Later: How to Lead Kids Through Life's Tough Topics (THIS CLASS IS FULL)
Leader: Pastor Nat Pinkerman
Don’t wait until something big happens to talk to your kids — start now!
In Talk Now and Later, author Brian Dollar presents 10 common topics your child deals with — or will soon — and detailed advice on how to approach and discuss the issues with them. Learn to have these conversations early, have them often, and have them wisely so that when the difficult topics come up, the lines of communication will already be open.
Provides conversation starters on the following issues:
- Death and Tragedy
- Making Wise Choices
- Restoring Broken Relationships
Get ready to talk to your children about the big issues in life — now and later.
Recommended resource: “Talk Now and Later” book $14
7. The Art of Marriage (8 Weeks)
Leaders: Rick and Mary Froehle
Is your marriage thriving? Or is it barely surviving? Wherever you are on your marriage journey, come join us as we and learn more about “The Art of Marriage”. This high quality video series is designed to help us get to the heart of God’s design. Together we will learn practical strategies to strengthen our marriages in a fun, non-threatening environment. Along the way, we will discover how this primary relationship reflects our relationship with God, and how it impacts our families and the broader community.
*This class will meet off-campus.