Our Adult Discipleship Classes offer you the opportunity to grow in biblical literacy and relational community on Sunday mornings. Classes are organized by age/stage of life. We also offer elective classes by topic. Click the link below for a listing of this quarter's classes!
Sundays, 5:30 - 7pm (with some day/time exceptions!), Various Locations, August 19 - November 18
Courageous, biblically-based relationships empowered by grace that lead to transformational intimacy. This is the goal for community at OMPC, and Life Groups are the primary avenue to experience this type of surprising community.
Contact Chad Walker to get plugged into a group that's a fit for you!
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Adult Ministry has a place for everyone, no matter your "adult" stage of life! From Young Professionals to Men's gatherings (large and small) and everything in between, we have a place for you to connect. We also have an intensive discipleship program in partnership with Wellspring Group called Battle for the Heart. Click the link below for more info on our specific adult ministries!
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Join us for our Men's Fall Launch as we kick-off a new chapter of Men's Ministry at OMPC. Thursday, August 30, we'll gather at 6:00 pm at the Youth House to enjoy food (Boston Butts prepared by Jim Doggett), fellowship, and to hear about opportunities to connect in both small and large group settings this Fall.
To join a men's small group, contact Greg Poole through the link below.
Make your calendar for the last Friday of each month throughout this Fall (September 28, October 26 & November 30) for Men's "Final Fridays." We'll gather in the Gym at 6:30 am for breakfast and an encouraging message.
20s to early 30s. Are you a recent high school or college grad, or newly married and trying to find your place in the church? OMPC Young Professionals offers the opportunity for you to plug in during this challenging yet fun transitional season of life.
Opportunities to plug in include:
- Sunday Morning Discipleship Class (Room S-185)
- Young Professionals Life Groups & Monthly "Gathering" of all groups together
- Mid-Week Hangouts at Cahaba Brewing Co.
- Click Here for our Fall Calendar! Contact Chad to plug in!
BATTLE FOR THE HEART
The Battle for the Heart process is different than most discipleship programs in that it’s not about giving you a formula to change what you’ve been doing (or not doing). The Battle is about discovering who you were created to be, as a man or a woman, in God’s Larger Story.
Battle for the Heart
info for men & women
About the Battle Process
As a church, we are committed to the Battle for the Heart process and helping men and women learn to live from their whole heart as God intended. If you are interested in the Battle Process or want to learn more, contact Greg Poole.
2018 RETREAT DETAILS
Battle for the Men's Heart: August 9 - 12, 2018
Battle for the Women's Heart: August 23 - 26. 2018
20s to early 30s, Room S-185, Chad Walker. "Identity in Christ." Growing in our identity in Christ is one of the biggest ways of cutting down the confusion in this season of our spiritual formation.
TIME OUT! FOR PARENTS
Late 20s to 30s, Room S-180, Matt Redmond, “The King and the Kingdom: A Study of the Gospel According to Matthew.”
(Formerly "Growing Together") Parents of Jr. and Sr. High Youth, Room C-246, Mark Long.
ParentU recognizes that parenting is an ongoing and challenging learning process. ParentU hopes to provide a community for parents and offer a collection of grace driven lessons designed to encourage and challenge parents of Jr. and Sr. High students.
Late 40s to 50s. Room C-245, David Conrad, “The Gospel of Mark”
60s and up. Room C-240, Scott Gosnell, “Daniel” Daniel comforts and encourages God’s people with the assurance that in spite of present appearances, God is in control and sovereign over times, nations and events, as well as our individual life struggles and challenges.
PREPARING YOUR MARRIAGE FOR CHILDREN
Room C-241, Kara Jones and Leigh Ann Boone If you are considering growing your family, are in the process of adoption, are pregnant, or have young children, this class is designed for you. It will give you practical tools for the fight step in the Gospel Waltz. Join us as we explore ways to enrich your marriage and stabilize your connection and satisfaction across the transition to parenthood.
CHURCH HISTORY PART II: 70 A.D. to PRESENT
Room C-246, Bobby Gardner. Most Christians don't have a clue where we've come from and who the major players were in the formation Christian doctrine and polity. We'll explore our "ancestors" - the good, the bad, and the ugly of events and people who have brought us to where we are now as a body of believers - many times at the cost of their lives.
3D: Identity (3D-ID)
Room W-203, Jim Doggett, 4-week class. Do you know what your greatest natural resource is? If we are all created in God’s image, then why are we all so different? Join the 3D Identity class this Fall to discover the ways we have been created to reflect the Father and how we might use our gifts to impact the Kingdom and those around us. Participants of the 3D-ID experience will receive an assessment that is sure to uncover more of who we are created to be, who Christ has redeemed us to be, and who the Spirit is restoring us to be.
THEOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS I: CHRIST & SALVATION
Room C-244, Ken Jones. This is a study of OMPC’s foundational theological truths
Room C-242, Elders. Our class for visitors and newcomers who want to know more about our church and our denomination.
step into adulthood at OMPC!
20s to early 30s, Room S-185, Chad Walker. Join us Sunday mornings for a class specifically designed for Young Professionals of OMPC!
The best way to plug into community is to engage in rich biblical discussion while getting to know others on a more personal level! We have multiple Young Professional Life Groups to plug into that meet Sunday evenings at 5:30 pm in the Fall and Spring. Groups will resume meeting August 19.
Thursdays beginning June 11, 6:00 pm, Cahaba Brewing Company (except the summer kickoff Wednesday, June 6 and July 12).
Stay connected with other Young Professionals this Summer through our weekly socials. Wind down from your busy work week at Cahaba Brewing at 6:00 pm. Check out the Calendar for the address and also for the June 6 and July 12 location details.
Each month we plan a social event to get together and have a good time. Whether it's celebrating a holiday or season of the year together, or catching a local sporting event, we try to get out and about while enjoying fellowship together! Check out the Calendar for this month's gathering.
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Welcoming those who gather to seek grace at OMPC is vital as our church grows! A smile, a hug, introduction, and directing newcomers to childcare and Sunday School classes goes a long way to showing grace to all who join us. If you would like to join our team, come to the Greeter Team Breakfast on September 10 to learn about how to plug in to this ministry. 9:30 am, LOCATION
OVER THE FENCE
Looking for a resource to help you reach those “Over the Fence”? The Art of Neighboring by Dave Runyan and Jay Pathak is a great book to help you get started in reaching Over the Fence.
Put the concepts in to practice by getting to know your neighbor's names, basic facts and then their stories!