Midweek Class Descriptions

Monday Classes

Women

The Gospel on the Ground: The Grit & Glory of the Early Church in Acts by Kristi McLelland (Women)

Facilitated by: Joan Lambinus, Wendy Pairsh, Bianca Dueñas

Mondays, Beginning Sept. 12 6:30-8:15 p.m.

The Bridge D103/104

This study examines the life of the early church in the book of Acts, seeing how the kingdom of God is always on the move, looking outward to bring meaning and joy to a world searching for true fulfillment and hope. Explore the call of Jesus to His disciples then and to us today, and how God’s Word can sustain us in the most difficult times as we embrace the transformative grace God gives to His children.

For more information visit mobberly.org/women

Financial Peace University (Adults)

Facilitated by: Greg Martin

Mondays, Beginning Sept. 19 6:30-8 p.m.

The Bridge D116

Financial Peace University is a nine-lesson course that teaches you how to save for emergencies, pay off debt fast, spend wisely, and invest for your future. And no complicated financial blah blah blah over here. For over 25 years, Dave Ramsey’s been teaching commonsense, biblical money principles that work. Every time. For more information, contact Greg Martin at [email protected] or 903.663.7333.

Thrive!

Mondays, Beginning Sept. 12 6:30-8 p.m.

The Bridge D117

For people going through the grieving process of a close loved one. This group works through the Grief Share curriculum and culminates with a memorial service.

 

 

Mondays, Beginning Sept. 12 6:30-8 p.m.

The Bridge D100/101

For individuals that are going through a divorce, whether in-process, recently finalized, or finalized years ago. This group works through the Divorce Care curriculum.

 

 

Mondays, Beginning Sept. 12 6:30-8 p.m.

The Bridge D105

For families experiencing stress due to problematic behaviors of children: foster, adopted, or biological, and looking for lasting change. This group is led by counselors from Kranz Psychological Services.

 

 

Mondays, Beginning Sept. 12 6:30-8 p.m.

The Bridge D115

This group brings together mothers who are raising their children without a partner. 

 

 

Mondays, Beginning Sept. 12 6:30-8 p.m.

The Bridge D106

For parents needing basic parenting and life management skills.

 

 

Younique Primer

Mondays, Beginning Oct. 3 6:30-8 p.m.

The Bridge D102

This course is designed to give you an accessible way to engage in gospel-centered life design.

 

 

Mondays, Beginning Sept. 12 6:30-8 p.m.

The Bridge D115

For moms that have adopted children and are looking for support with common behaviors and attitudes associated with adopted children from other adoptive moms.

For more information visit mobberly.org/support.

Celebrate Recovery

Each Monday night 6:30-9 p.m.

The Bridge D109,110,111 & The Crossing

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced recovery program based on the eight principles of the Beatitudes. This program is designed to help anyone overcome the hurts, habits, and hang-ups that are holding people back from living an abundant life. For more information visit mobberly.org/support.

Thrive! (Kids &Teens)

Thrive for Kids & Teens

Mondays, Beginning Sept. 12 6:30-8 p.m.

The Bridge 2nd Floor

Kids groups grades K through 5 work through a custom curriculum focused on emotional intelligence and self-regulation skills. Student groups – grades 6 through 12 – work through the leadership-focused Habitudes curriculum. For more information visit mobberly.org/support.

 

Grief Share for Teens

Mondays, Beginning Sept. 12 6:30-8 p.m.

The Bridge 2nd Floor

Available for kids and students grades 3 through 12 – email [email protected] for more information and pre-registration. For more information visit mobberly.org/support.

Wednesday Classes

Women

Stinky, Stubborn, Shaggy Sheep and the Shepherd Who Loves Us

Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 14 6-7:30 p.m.

The Bridge D120

Facilitator Melony Ralph

Pull on your old “work boots” and step into a study of the sheep pen. We will open the gate of God’s word to examine the stinky stubborn straying flock and delight in the goodness of our Shepherd. For more information visit mobberly.org/women.

Men

Men’s Discipleship Training

Facilitated by: Fred Jennings

Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 7 6-7:30 p.m.

Johnson Building B204

For more information contact [email protected]

Adults

Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 7 6-7:45 p.m.

The Bridge D110/111

Facilitators: Dr. Gregg Zackary & Jan LaJoie

Learn to be a disciple and make disciples as Jesus did. This eight-week course is designed to teach you how to fulfill the Great Commission. We will help you become a disciple, identify a person to disciple, provide materials, and promote working with a team. For more information, contact [email protected].

 

Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 7 6-7:15 p.m.

The Bridge D107

Facilitator: Brandon Watson

The Bible Overview is a six-week interactive class that gives participants the basic framework and storyline of the Bible. The material is presented in a passionate, compelling fashion, and in the end, delivers on its promise to help people see the Bible with more clarity. Most people who have completed this class have said, “I wished I would have learned this earlier.” For more information contact [email protected].

 

 

Wednesdays, Beginning Oct. 19 6-7:15 p.m.

The Bridge D107

Facilitator: Brandon Watson

Discuss the basics of disciple-making. Whether you are wanting to know how to get started in disciple-making or simply have a passion for it, this class is for you. We will cover several topics such as:

• What is Disciple-Making?

• Breaking Down the Great Commission

• Learning the Vision and Strategy of Jesus

• Living a Disciple- Making Lifestyle

• Addressing the Myths of Disciple-Making

• Qualifications of a Disciple-Maker

• 10 Critical “How To’s” of Disciple-Making

• Creating a Personal Plan for Disciple-Making

For more information contact [email protected]

 

Love & Logic Parenting Class

Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 7 6-7:15 p.m.

The Bridge D105

Facilitator: Shawna Westervelt

Learn a different approach to parenting that is the original world leader in changing the lives of parents, teachers, and kids through practical, effective, and fun techniques.

  •  Show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect.
  • Focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control, and good decision-making skills.
  • Don’t use complicated reward or punishment systems only that focus on short-term compliance like other approaches.
  • Focus on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character, instead.

For more information contact [email protected].

 

Young Adult Mid-Week Bible Study

Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 7 6-7:30 p.m.

The Bridge D115/116

Facilitator: Cory Perkins

For more information contact [email protected].

 

 

Senior Adult Bible Study & Brown Bag Fellowship Meal

Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 7 6-7 p.m.

Johnson Building B202

Facilitator: Dr. Charles Barham

Join together with Mobberly’s Senior Adults as Dr. Charles Barham teaches a study on Proverbs. This book, chock full of wisdom, provides God’s recipe for life and offers peace in the midst of uncertain times. The Bible study begins at 6 p.m and will be preceded by a brown bag fellowship meal at 5 p.m. Swing by a local fast- food restaurant or bring something from home. Tea, coffee, and water will be provided. For more information contact [email protected].

 

Wednesdays, Oct. 12,19 & Nov. 2 6-7:30 p.m.

The Bridge D117

Seeking to provide compassionate care while maintaining personal health and balance? This three week session will provide valuable insights into assessing patient needs while navigating the unique challenges of caregiving. Stay tuned for further details on weekly sessions. For more information contact [email protected].

Thrive!

Women’s Step Studies

Wednesdays • 6-8 p.m.

The Bridge D108/109

Gender-specific groups that work through “The Journey Begins”. By working through the lessons and exercises found in each of the 4 Participant’s Guides, you will begin to experience the true peace and serenity you have been seeking, restore and develop stronger relationships with others and with God, and find freedom from life’s hurts, hang-ups, and habits. 

 

Men’s Step Studies

Wednesdays 6-8 p.m.

The Bridge D106

Gender-specific groups that work through “The Journey Begins”. By working through the lessons and exercises found in each of the 4 Participant’s Guides, you will begin to experience the true peace and serenity you have been seeking, restore and develop stronger relationships with others and with God, and find freedom from life’s hurts, hang-ups, and habits. 

 

Wednesdays 6-8 p.m.

Longview Papacita’s Mexican Restaurant (English): Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14

Longview Papacita’s Mexican Restaurant (Spanish): Sept. 12, Nov. 14

Marshall Jose Tequila’s Restaurant: Sept. 12, Nov. 14

Dating with a purpose. Each month couples have an opportunity to hear a speaker provide insight on specific areas of marriage that can be applied to enrich your marital experience. Food and drinks are provided at no cost to participants. Longview meetings are held at Papacita’s Mexican Restaurant. Marshall meetings are held at Jose Tequila’s. Childcare is available by reservation. For childcare, email [email protected] 

Mobberly en Español

Español Bible Study (Estudio Biblico en Español)

Wednesdays Beginning Aug. 24 6-7:30 p.m

The Bridge D112/113

A point of connection during the week to study key areas of the Christian life and pray for the needs of the church and our community.

Un punto de conexión durante la semana para estudiar areas de la vida Cristiana y orar por las necesidades de la iglesia y de la comunidad.

For more information contact [email protected].

Children

BABIES-THREES Loving care is offered for this age group while parents are attending an on campus activity.

6 – 7:30 p.m. • Preschool Building

 

PRE-KINDERGARTEN – KINDERGARTEN KidsLIFE As preschoolers explore God’s wonderful world through music, missions, Bible stories and Bible learning activities, they will continue to grow their spiritual foundation.

6 – 7:30 p.m. • Preschool Building

 

1ST – 6TH GRADERS KidsLIFE Kids gain understanding about knowing, trusting and sharing Jesus through music, missions, Bible skills as well as indoor/ outdoor activities.

6 – 7:30 p.m. • The Bridge

 

LEAPS & BOUNDS

Kids with special needs grow in knowledge and understanding of Jesus by leaps and bounds in a classroom setting designed to meet their individual needs. We desire to provide an incredible experience for every child at Mobberly.

Please contact our Children’s Ministry Office for specific information.

 

EXTENDED CARE Available for kids, babies through grade six, whose parents are attending discipleship classes or are involved in adult worship ministry.

 

KidsLIFE begins Sept. 7 – Nov. 16

 

For more information about Mobberly Children’s Ministry, visit Mobberly.org/children.

Thursday Classes

Women

God of Freedom: A Study of Exodus 19-40 by Jen Wilkin

Facilitated by: Bettie Bozarth, Cathy Hartman, Monica Harris, Shawna Westervelt

Thursdays, beginning Sept. 15 9:30-11 a.m.

The Bridge D112/113

Journey through the story of how God shepherds His newly-liberated children into an understanding of what their freedom means: lives consecrated for service to God and to one another. With fresh perspective, we will ask what these pages about Israel teach God’s children today about how to live as those set free. 

 

Precept-Upon-Precept: 1 & 2 Corinthians by Kay Arthur

Facilitated by: Debbie Deason & Karen Bozeman

Thursdays, beginning Sept. 15 9:30-11:30 a.m.

NEW ROOM: The Bridge D103/104

(This study will run into Spring 2023; 2 Corinthians to immediately follow)

Why are there so many divisions in the church? Why does the church sometimes tolerate sin? Paul addresses many of the issues raised by Corinthian believers, many of the same ones we face today. This classroom utilizes the Precept upon Precept Inductive Bible Study method. Come discover truth for yourself. 

 

Moms In Prayer

NEW DAY: Thursdays, beginning Sept. 8 8:30 a.m.

The Bridge D100

We are a group of women who pray for God’s will in our kids’ lives (includes aunt and grandmothers). We celebrate victories in Christ and support one another when it’s hard. Join us this school year. Join the worldwide community of moms praying for our kids and schools in more than 140 countries and all 50 U.S. states.

For more information visit mobberly.org/women.

Adults

Hope & Help Day Club

Each Thursday, Beginning Aug. 11 10:00-2 p.m.

The Bridge D120

A partnership with East Texas Alzheimer’s designed for individuals with an Alzheimer’s/dementia diagnosis. Participants will be involved on Thursdays, with activities such as crafts, exercise, devotionals, fellowship, and lunch. The program provides an essential break for caregivers.

For more information, contact [email protected].