Classes

Experience true transformation and grow in your faith by going beyond the weekend services. Classes help you focus on a specific topic and allow God to transform your heart and mind. New classes begin each spring and fall. Complete the scholarship application to apply for scholarships. Have kids? All classes are You Pick, We Pay eligible events, so you can get reimbursed for babysitting expenses.
 

Cedar Falls

Financial Peace University    

Dates: Mondays, January 14-March 11
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Location: Cedar Falls Campus Preschool Large Group Room

We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University is a biblically-based, life-changing program that empowers and teaches you how to make the right money decisions to achieve your financial goals. This class will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely and much more! $109/ household, free for college students [email discipleship@prairielakeschurch.org for the promotion code]. 

REGISTRATION IS FULL

 

Parenting Through the Phases

Dates: Mondays, January 14-28
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Cedar Falls Campus Chapel

A phase is simply a time frame in a kid's life when you can leverage distinctive opportunities to influence their future. Sign up for this free, three-week class, and be a part of a community of other parents walking down the road of parenting, just like you. 

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First Principles

Dates: Tuesdays, January 29-March 12, 2019
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Cedar Falls Campus Chapel

Learn the basics of Christianity with First Principles! We'll cover topics such as the Gospel, baptism, renewing our minds and what it means to be a follower of Jesus. This is a great class for both new and seasoned believers! Cost is $10 for materials. 

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Women's Redemption Group

Date: Thursdays, February 7-April 25
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Cedar Falls Campus Family Room
Cost: $10 [includes book]

From the story of Exodus, learn how we can be freed by Jesus from the idols we worship and the wounds we carry [abuse, addiction and life-controlling issues]. No class March 21 due to Spring Break.

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Men’s Transformation Group

Date: Mondays, February 4-April 22
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Cedar Falls Campus Prayer Room
Cost: $10 [includes book]

Men - If you are struggling with a life-controlling issue, Transformation Group might be your next step. The group meets once a week for twelve weeks in order to overcome sinful patterns and develop healthy spiritual habits. Class will meet the week of Spring Break [March 18].

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Interpersonal Care

Dates: Thursdays, May 2-23
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Cedar Falls Campus Chapel

Increase your skills to intentionally and effectively care for the hurting people in your Little Iowa! Learn how to listen well, ask thought-provoking questions, give biblical counsel and respond to the prompting of the Holy Spirit. Sign up below.

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Cedar Rapids

Interpersonal Care

Dates: Wednesdays, February 20-March 13, 2019
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Cedar Rapids Campus

Increase your skills to intentionally and effectively care for the hurting people in your Little Iowa! Learn how to listen well, ask thought-provoking questions, give biblical counsel and respond to the prompting of the Holy Spirit. Sign up below.

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Fort Dodge

Interpersonal Care

Dates: Mondays, February 4 & 18
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: Fort Dodge Campus
Cost: Free

Increase your skills to intentionally and effectively care for the hurting people in your Little Iowa with this free class! Learn how to listen well, ask thought-provoking questions, give biblical counsel and respond to the prompting of the Holy Spirit. Sign up by emailing plcfortdodge@prairielakeschurch.org.

 

Parenting Through The Phases

Dates: Mondays, March 4-18, 2019
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Fort Dodge Campus

You have approximately 936 weeks from the time your child is born until he or she moves on to what’s next. It goes by fast, and kids change and grow quickly. This class will help you discover what’s changing about your kid, the six things your kid needs most and four conversations to have with your kid while they are in each phase. You only know your kid once in the phase they're in now. Sign up by emailing plcfortdodge@prairielakeschurch.org.
 


 

Grinnell

Financial Peace University

Dates: Sundays, January 27-March 24, 2019
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
Location: Grinnell Campus Worship Center

We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University is a  biblically-based, life-changing program that empowers and teaches you how to make the right money decisions to achieve your financial goals. This class will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely and much more! Cost is $109/household, and college students can take this class for free! Sign up by emailing plcgrinnell@prairielakeschurch.org.

 

Cultural Competency Class

Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Grinnell Campus

To reach Iowa, we need to be competent in our abilities to create authentic relationships with others who don't look like us, sound like us or have the same standard of living. At this free all-day workshop, you will be challenged to evaluate and grow in your ability to develop a heart for people different from you! Lunch provided. Sign up by emailing plcgrinnell@prairielakeschurch.org.

 



New Hampton

Intentional Parenting    

Dates: Sundays, January 13-February 10, 2019
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Location: New Hampton Campus Lower Level

Intentional parenting is the opposite of quick-fix parenting. It's a way to raise children to become healthy, independent young adults based on solid principles which, applied over time, result in less-stressed parents and happier, better-adjusted and more successful kids. Cost is $20/family for the workbook. Sign up by emailing plcnewhampton@prairielakeschurch.org.



Osage

Financial Peace Univerisity

Dates: Thursdays, January 3-February 28, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Osage Campus

We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University is a biblically-based, life-changing program that empowers and teaches you how to make the right money decisions to achieve your financial goals. This class will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely and much more! Cost is $109/household.

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The Purpose Driven Life

Dates: Mondays, January 21-February 25, 2019
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Osage Campus

Have you ever wondered: Why am I alive? Does my life matter? or What on earth am I here for? The good news is you are not an accident, and God made you for His purposes. Join us for a 40-day journey through The Purpose Driven Life, and discover God’s amazing plan for you – both here and now, and for eternity. Please purchase your own copy of The Purpose Driven Life and bring it with you to the first night of class. Email plcosage@prairielakeschurch.org to sign up!