We have a wide variety of classes, groups and learning opportunities for adults.
Some are specifically need oriented, such as Financial Peace University, Divorce Care, Grief Share, a wide variety of Priscilla Shirer and Beth Moore studies. There are athletic opportunities, and volunteering for things like Dayspring Community Sports, child and teen groups and community improvement projects. We are working to make some serious impact on our surrounding community.
Our ultimate goal is for each and all of us to grow in faith, character and increasing likeness to Jesus Christ, who is our salvation. Faith in Christ and being part of His Church are two of the greatest investments that we think you will ever make. Come check us out for yourself!
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Adult Life-Grow Class Information:
Fellowship Class: History of Israel
Course Description: A walk through the Old Testament
Course Time / Location: Sundays, 9:15am / Fireside Room 204
Course Facilitator: Dave Gorenflo
Friendship Class: "Lessons from the Desert Wondering"
Course Description: 13 week study in the Old Testament. This is a great class for "Prime Timers".
Course Facilitator: Gene Bishop (Peggy Walters - substitute teacher)
Course Time / Location: Sundays, 9:15 - 10:15am / Room 104
Son Seekers: Biblical Journey
Course Description: Join us for a biblical journey through each chapter of the Bible.
Course Facilitator: Craig Jones
Course Time / Location: Sundays, 10:45 / Fireside Room 203
Course Description: Interested in learning about Dayspring quickly and maybe becoming a member? Mark your calendars and plan to attend our Membership class.
Course Facilitator: Pastor Steve Wilson
Course Time / Location: TBD
Course Description: As of 2010, 4.9 million American children are being raised by grandparents. Whether due to a death, addictions, or divorce, the social, physical, and emotional strain can be unbearable...but lonely no longer. Silent Saviors is a support group of grandparents intent on grieving the loss of not truly being able to grandparent, learning together how to deal with difficult grandchildren and their parents, and learning about their legal rights and responsibilities. Any grandparent who had adopted, has guardianship of, or has in any way taken on the responsibilty of the social, emotional, physical, and/or spiritual well-being of their child's children is welcome.
Course Time: Wednesdays from 7-8:30pm (September-April)
Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
What is Al-Anon: Al-Anon Family Group meetings bring the friends and family members of alcoholics and addicts together to share their experiences and learn how to apply the principles of the Al-Anon program to their individual situations. You will learn that you are not alone in the problems you face and that you have choices that can lead you to a greater peace of mind - whether the person you care about continues to use or gets clean and sober.
How It Works: Al-Anon members do not give direction or advice to other members. Instead, they share their personal experiences and stories, and invite other members to "take what they like and leave the rest." Individuals determine for themselves what lessons they could apply to their own lives.
Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00pm
Course Description: GriefShare is a network of thousands of grief recovery support groups meeting around the world. Griefshare is a program with direction and purpose. With GriefShare you will learn how to walk the journey of grief and be supported on the way. It is a place where grieving people find healing and hope. The program runs 13 weeks and topics that will be discussed range from "Is this Normal?" to Challenges of Grief, Why? Guilt and Anger, to "Heaven".
The GriefShare experience includes three key elements that work together to help one recover from the deep hurt of loss. Video seminar; group discussion; and a personal workbook.
Course Time: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30pm (*Next session will begin April 17th)
Adults Special Needs
Course Description: Written for adults with special needs, Exploring Faith & Life focuses on learning how special we are to God, what God's will is for us, how to be a Christian friend, and how to serve our church and others.
Course Facilitator: Terrah Rice
Course Time / Location: Sundays, 9:30-10:30 / Room 402
Course Description: "The Edge" is a new collegiate and emerging adult ministry at Dayspring. Students and adults ages 18-26 will be invited to weekly discipleship gatherings on Sunday nights and monthly community events.
Course Facilitator: Pastor Beau Hummel
Course Location / Time: Sundays at 6:30pm *This group will meet in various homes/places. Please call the church office for weekly locations.
Ladies Prayer and Share - All ladies are invited to join us on the first Wednesday of each month for a time of fellowship and prayer at Bob Evans (Rt 95). We meet at 8:00 am. No RSVP required. Just come and enjoy!
Mom's Connection: 8 week program on Wednesday mornings for moms with kids ages infant - 12th grade. Next 8-week session begins in the fall.
Beth Moore's Loving Well Bible study: 4 session study on Tuesday nights from 6-7:30pm beginning April 17th.
Priscilla Shirer's "Discerning the Voice of God" Bible study: 7 session study on Friday mornings from 9-10:30am beginning May 4th.
Bible Study Fellowship - an interdenominational Bible study that has been teaching the Bible around the US and overseas for over 50 years. This evening men's "satellite" discussion group meets on Tuesdays from 6:55-8:50pm. This year they will be studying the book of Romans. All men welcome to attend! (September-May)
(Those 50 and Better!)
Between September and May, Our Prime Timers meet on the third Thursday of each month for fun and fellowship from 11:30am-1pm. Most meals are catered in and require sign ups before each meeting at the Information Center.