The goal of classes at Waterstone is to build a strong Christian foundation and catalyze spiritual growth. We offer many classes and experiences designed to accommodate a wide variety of needs and schedules throughout the week.
Quarterly (1/20 & 1/21, 4/14 & 4/15, 7/21 & 7/22, 10/20 & 10/21)
Saturday Nights 6:45pm, in the Missions Area
Sunday Mornings 10:30am, in the Alcove
Are you new to Waterstone? This gathering provides an opportunity for you to learn more about the church’s vision, beliefs, ministries and staff. Your kids are welcome to join us. Food will be provided. To learn more, contact Emily Clauss.
Wednesdays, February 21 – March 7
6:30-8pm, Rm 204W
Over the course of three weeks, the Membership Class gives participants an in-depth look at Waterstone’s mission, vision and doctrine. The class also helps participants identify how they can use their gifts to make an impact within the church and by serving the community. The Membership class starts the process for those who are interested in becoming members, but membership is not required. It is a great class for people who want to get an in-depth look at the heart of Waterstone. To learn more, contact Emily Clauss.
JUSTICE IN ACTION
12 weeks, Sunday Mornings
January 7-March 25
10:30am-12:30pm, Rm 201/203W
Cost: $75/person; $105/couple
Do you want to learn more about the Church's social mission from Scripture? Justice in Action will go deeper into the injustices of our world, providing you knowledge and ways you can give a voice to the voiceless. It will change the way you view the world! For more info, contact .
PARENTING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC
Tuesdays, January 30 - March 6
6:30-8:30pm, Rm 201W
$30/person (childcare available for an additional cost)
If you want to raise kids who are self-confident, motivated, and ready for the real world, take advantage of this win-win approach to parenting. Parenting with Love and Logic puts the fun back into parenting. To learn more, contact Tracy Fitzke.
MEANING OF MARRIAGE
Wednesdays, January 21 – March 21 (no meeting on 2/14)
6:30-8:30pm, Rm 208W
$25/couple (Childcare available at an additional low cost)
This class is offered to help couples (married, dating, engaged) and single people learn valuable spiritual insights to the design of marriage. No matter what season of life one is in, the material of this class can enhance one’s understanding of union between two people. This class is based on the Tim Keller book, "The Meaning of Marriage" which unearths valuable concepts of marriage which can help people improve one’s relationship and avoid potential pitfalls often experienced. For more info, contact .
ENCOUNTERING THE WORLD OF ISLAM
Tuesdays, February 6 – April 24
6:30-9:30pm, Rm 213E
Waterstone Missions focuses on championing local ministries, empowering development, and serving Muslims. God has called Waterstone to work with Muslims in a variety of settings, and we desire to provide opportunities to learn more about and engage with the Muslim community. Encountering the World of Islam guides you on a journey into the lives of Muslims around the world and in your neighborhood. Through this course and textbook, you will learn about Muhammad and the history of Islam, gain insight into today’s world conflicts, and dispel fears and myths about Muslims. EWI provides a positive, biblical perspective on God’s heart for Muslims and equips you to reach out to them in Christ’s love. Register at https://encounteringislam.org/locations. For more info, contact Paul.
THEOLOGY ELECTIVE: SUPERNATURAL BEINGS
Sunday Mornings, February 18 - March 25
9:00am, Rm 200W
Human beings are special in God’s created order, and it seems that in our society today we need a reminder of what it means to be created in the image of God. For more info, contact .
Mark your calendars! The Alpha Course is returning to Waterstone!
Tuesdays, April 3 - May 22
6:30-8:30pm, Rm 211E
We believe everyone should have the chance to explore the Christian faith, ask questions and share their point of view. Come explore faith, life, and meaning with us. Dinner will be provided and childcare is available if needed. For more information, contact Jesse Ramer.
13 weeks, Tuesday Evenings, January 30 – April 24
6:30-8:30pm, Tower Room
Cost: $20; Childcare is available for an additional low cost
Unless you’ve been there, it’s hard to understand the hurt that comes from separation and divorce. DivorceCare groups are led by people who have been through divorce and successfully rebuilt their lives. This warm, caring group will be an “oasis” in an otherwise difficult season of life. For more info, contact .
GROWING THROUGH GRIEF
Thursdays, January 4, February 1, March 8 and April 5
7-8:30pm; Rm 201W
Suggested $10 Donation
Heartlight Center and Halcyon Hospice host this group which provides participants with the community and insight to gain the strength and peace they need to effectively move forward with their lives. Heartlight Center seeks to provide education about and support through the grief process. For more info, contact Emily Johnson at 720.748.9908.
Wednesdays, January 31 – March 28
Overcome is a 9-week group study for those affected by mental disorder and their supporters. Participants work through study guides, which provide tangible resources, coping tools and hope in the midst of their suffering, by teaching them that they are valuable and worthy of love. The group structure emphasizes community, as members meet weekly to engage in conversation and discuss the workbook material. During the 9-week series, Overcome helps participants experience the abundant life of Christ as a Child of God. For more information, contact Kimberly Britt.
WATERSTONE LECTURE SERIES
Wednesdays, April 4–25
6:30-8pm, Rm 211E
Join us for this four-lecture series where we will explore a variety of topics that are relevant to our culture. Come to all or just one.
- April 4th: Authenticity with God and Others - Betsy Sbanotto, PhD, Professor of Counseling at Denver Seminary
- April 11th: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Dr. Halee Gray Scott, PhD., Author and Social Researcher.
- April 18th: A Christian Response to the Opioid Crisis - Dr. Donald Bechtold, MD, VP, Healthcare, Integration and Medical Director at Jefferson Center for Mental Health.
- April 25th: Marriage Night: Gain Insight Into Your Marriage - Dr. Harv and Bev Powers, The Redimere Group
Childcare will be available for kids infant through 4th grade. Children older than 4th grade can attend their appropriate class that will be meeting at the same time. Cost is $5/child or $8/per family. Click here to RSVP for childcare 4 days prior to the lecture you are attending to. In your email, please include your child's name, age and any allergies. For more information, contact Brooke.