Pursuing Christ, Together

Sunday Mornings

9:15am: Children’s, youth, & adult programs
10:30am: Worship & children’s programs (birth-5th grade)*

*On the 1st Sunday of each month, K-5th grade kids
join the adults in the Sanctuary for Family Worship.

ACG Schedule

Current ACGs

Sojourn ACG (Room 18)

Sojourn ACG focuses on topics related to Christian Living. Certainly not lite on content or theology, teachers work to connect their topics to everyday life as a follower of Jesus.

  • Shame, with Dan Waugh and Bob Whitaker (Aug 13 – Sept 10). Bob and Dan will explore the topic of shame, exploring both its proper function and its destructive potential. Together, we will examine Biblical texts, look to philosophers for insight, and consider contributions from modern psychology.
  • Coming up: Dealing with Failure, with Rob Kunzman (Sept 17 – Oct 8) and Spiritual Formation, team taught (Oct 15 – Dec 10).
  • Past topics: The Life of Joseph; Putting Our Faith to Work; Conflict Engagement; Battling Fear and Doubt; The Prayers of Jesus; Giving Thanks Together: Building Grateful Communities

Cultivate ACG (Room 15)

The Cultivate ACG focuses is geared towards the life of the mind, cultivating Biblical and theological knowledge that will, of course, spill over into our lives as we seek to glorify God and enjoy him forever.

  • Healing, with Drs. Josh and Candy Brown (Aug 13 – Sept 10). Does God heal in response to prayer? Why isn’t everyone healed? Are some prayers more effective than others? We will study examples of healing in the Bible and church history, theological debates about whether healing is for today, medical research on effects of healing prayer, and practical models of how to pray for physical healing and spiritual deliverance. This class will be led by Drs. Josh &Candy Brown, professors of psychological & brain sciences and of religious studies at Indiana University. 
  • Coming up: The Love of God, with Dan Waugh (Sept 17 – Oct 8) and Christ in the Old Testament, with Steven Lulich and Dan Waugh.
  • Past topics: The Wisdom of the Early ChurchThe Birth Narratives; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit; The Challenge of the Old Testament

Women’s ACG (Room 17)

The women’s ACG is a wonderful community of women committed to growing together in their knowledge of God and in their daily walk with the Lord. 
  • Ruth, with Melissa Hullinger & Amy Hendershott (Aug 13- Sept 10). The Women’s ACG will once again be revisiting an Old Testament story. We’ll begin the year studying the book of Ruth. What can be gleaned from this familiar story of hardship, love, and loyalty? Come join other CCC women as we take a closer look at God’s providence. 
  • Coming up: Reducing Suffering from Anxiety: Sowing Habits to Move toward Healing, with Michelle Kloster (Sept 17 – Oct 8).
  • Past topics:  Spiritual Practices; The Story of EstherThe Fruit of the SpiritJonah: A Study of Mercy.

Past ACGs

Spring 2022: Doctrines of Grace through the Hymns of the Church (Dan Waugh) video: Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5), New Testament Foundations (team taught), Keep Awake: 1 Thessalonians (Dan Waugh), Sabbath Keeping (Amy Hendershott). 

Fall 2021: Old Testament Foundations (team taught); Mother Church (Dan Waugh)

Creation Care, with Dr. Ben Brabson, Professor Emeritus of Physics of Climate Change at Indiana University, and Dan Waugh. A look at biblical texts, from Genesis to Revelation, that have bearing on the topic of creation care and environmental stewardship. Dr. Brabson considers ways believers can take these principles and put them into practice into today’s world.
Video: Week One, Week Two, Week Three, Week Four.

The Lord’s Supper, with Stephen Morton. Stephen explores how different segments of the church understand the Supper and wrestles with some important questions. (Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7)

Spiritual Renewal, with Dan Waugh. Pulling from historical accounts of revivals and drawing on the wealth of Scriptural insights, accounts, and prayers we want to think, to open ourselves up for, and pray for a new work of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8

1 Timothy, with Jerry Frederick. Week One: handoutvideoWeek Two (handout link in video description; Week Three, no video; Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9

The Book of Micah, with Dan Waugh. At points, Micah’s enumerations of the people’s sins and God’s judgments are hard to read, but they prepare us to hear the good news of God’s salvation. Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7

Political Theology, with Dan Waugh: Laying the foundations of biblical teaching regarding political thought the class explores different models of political theology through the ages, with a specific eye to how these models could be helpful, or not, in our modern, pluralistic culture. Week 1 (Intro), Week 2 (Early Church)Week 3 (Medieval Church)Week 4 (Augustine & Aquinas)Week 5 (Anabaptist & Theonomists, Oh My!)Week 6 (Calvin’s Two Kingdoms)Week 7 (Application of Two Kingdom Approach).

The Historicity of Exodus, with Steven Lulich: This ACG pulls together evidence from archaeology, ancient literature, and the Bible itself. Week OneWeek TwoWeek ThreeWeek FourWeek 5Week 6Week 7 (manuscript, no video available)