Fall 2021 Classes

CROSSROADS 101 (Growth Track 1)

Sunday,  September 12, November 25         9am-12pm

Wednesday, September 22                  6:30-8:30pm

(Choose one)

LEADER: Chris Standridge (chris.standridge@crossroadswired.com) and Jake Christie (jake.christie@crossroadswired.com)

TOPIC: An interactive class that gives an introduction to the mission and core values of Crossroads. Topics will include: Who We Are (Beliefs, Mission & Core Values) • Committed to Glorifying God – Why invest in the Crossroads family? • Connected in Community – How to connect in biblical community • Called to Share – How to share our faith in Christ. The class also offers a path to membership.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: Age-level classes for children 9-10am and 11am-12pm. Children will join their parents for breakfast from 10-11am.

FEE: None

GROUP TYPE: Missional

 

SPIRITUAL FOUNDATIONS (Growth Track 2)

Wednesdays, September 29 – Nov. 17                     7-8PM

LEADERS: John and Callie Robertson

(419-512-3270 or crobertson0201@gmail.com)

TOPIC: If you are new to Christianity, or have questions about what it means to have a relationship with Jesus, Foundations is a great class for you! In this 8 week class, you will learn about and process some of the basics of Christianity, and who God is with a group of people who are also looking to grow in their faith.

LOCATION: Ontario Campus 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: Age level classes Ages 3 – Grade 5. Children must be registered by September 26.

FEE: No Fee

GROUP TYPE: Theological

 S.H.A.P.E. (Growth Track 2A)

@ Park Ave Campus

Thursdays, September 30 – Nov. 4                      6:30-8PM

Leader: Jake Christie

(419-610-8202 or jake.christie@crossroadswired.com)

Topic: You were SHAPEd for ministry. Through the SHAPE study, you’ll discover how God has uniquely made you to serve and make a difference in the church and in the world. Discover your Spiritual Gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality and Experiences and how you can use these five areas of your life to take the next step in service to God.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

Children’s Ministry: No

Fee: Purchase SHAPE Study Guide online; $8.99 at

pastors.com. Registration for this class is required.

GROUP TYPE: Missional and Relational

 S.H.A.P.E. (Growth Track 2A)

@ Shelby Campus

Sundays, September 26  – October 24               6:30-8PM

Leader: Mike Makek

(419-566-3779 or mike.mahek@crossroadswired.com)

Topic: You were SHAPEd for ministry. Through the SHAPE study, you’ll discover how God has uniquely made you to serve and make a difference in the church and in the world. Discover your Spiritual Gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality and Experiences and how you can use these five areas of your life to take the next step in service to God.

LOCATION: Shelby Campus

Children’s Ministry: No

Fee: Order SHAPE Study Guide online; $8.99 at

pastors.com. Registration for this class is required.

GROUP TYPE: Missional and Relational

SPIRITUAL RHYTHMS, ROOTED

(Growth Track 3)

Wednesdays, September 29 – December 8             7-8PM

Leader: Chris Standridge

(970-946-5757 or chris.standridge@crossroadswired.com)

Topic: Rooted is a community experience in Crossroads’ Growth Track plan where you will discover and practice 7 rhythms essential to a healthy relationship with Jesus. Individuals establish firm roots in God’s Word through personal study and then come together to discuss what they’re learning.

Location: Ontario Campus

Children’s Ministry: Age level classes Ages 3 – Grade 5. Children must be registered by September 26.

Fee: $17 for printed materials

GROUP TYPE: Theological and Missional

 SPIRITUAL TEACHINGS PT. 2

(Growth Track 4)

Wednesdays, September 29 – Dec. 15               6:45-8PM

(Part 1 is not a pre-requisite to this class.)

Leader: Josh Kocher

(419-561-1708 or josh.kocher@crossroadswired.com)

Topic: This class is designed to help you dive deeper into Scripture and discover some of the Bible’s teachings on key subjects and doctrines of the Christian faith. Through this track you will learn more about who God is, His Word to us, who we are and how we should respond.

Location: Ontario Campus

Children’s Ministry: Age level classes Ages 3 – Grade 5. Children must be registered by September 26.

Fee: No Fee

GROUP TYPE: Theological

LIVING GRACE – MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT AND RECOVERY

Sundays, September 26 – Nov. 14        10:45AM-12:15PM

Leader: Mary Miller

(567-303-1052 or maryemiller2020@outlook.com)

Topic: Living Grace is an evidence-based, curriculum-led small group facilitated by an independently licensed social worker, Mary Miller, LISW-S, who has both professional and personal experience in dealing with complex mental health issues for over 15 years. This group guides individuals with mental health issues through simple biblical and neuroscience insights and tools to reduce stress, depression, anxiety and other challenges.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

Children’s Ministry: Age-appropriate classes from 11AM-Noon.

Fee: No fee

GROUP TYPE: Restorational

ANXIOUS FOR NOTHING

Wednesdays, September 29 – October 27       7-8PM 

Leader: Patrick Leahy

(419-564-8956 or gpatrickleahy@yahoo.com) 

Topic: “While anxiety is part of your life, it doesn’t have to dominate your life.” This five week class will study Philippians 4:4-8, which offers God’s way of handling anxiety.  Participants will learn ways to cope with anxiety.

Location: Ontario Campus 

Children’s Ministry: Age level classes Ages 3 –

Grade 5. Children must be registered by September 26.

Fee: Purchase Anxious for Nothing Study Guide by Max Lucado online; $10.99 on Amazon.

GROUP TYPE: Relational

CONQUER SERIES – MEN’S SEXUAL PURITY GROUP

Saturdays, October 9 – December 18                 8-9:30AM

Leader: Mike Stigall

(mwstigall@outlook.com or 419-545-3453)

Topic: For the first time in history, a cinematic teaching series on sexual purity is here to help men get to the root of bondage, while offering proven principles and practical tools to conquer pornography and find freedom.

This life-changing, 10-episode discipleship curriculum provides insights from top Christian leaders who lay out biblical strategies, scientific facts and teach men how to

use God’s weapons to become conquerors.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

Children’s Ministry: No

fee: $30 for study guides

GROUP TYPE: Restorational

GRIEF SHARE

Wednesdays, September 29 – Dec. 22           7-8:30PM               

LEADERS: Dan and Corrine Fleming

(419-565-4316 or corrinekaye@gmail.com)

Topic: GriefShare is a weekly seminar and support group designed to offer help and encouragement after the death of a loved one. We know it hurts and we want to help; GriefShare will help you rebuild your life. This class is led by a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you during one of life’s most difficult experiences.

LOCATION: Ontario Campus

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: Age level classes Ages 3 – Grade 5 from 7-8PM only. Children must be registered by September 26.

FEE: Purchase workbook online; $15 at divorcecare.org

GROUP TYPE: Restorational

WHEN HELPING HURTS

Tuesdays, September 28 – November 2             6:30-8PM

LEADER: Sonya Spayde

(419-571-0924 or sspayde1986@gmail.com ) and

Darlene Rudrick

(darlene.rudrick@crossroadswired.com or 419-564-3798)

TOPIC: When Helping Hurts offers a different framework for thinking about poverty and its alleviation. Rather than simply defining it as a lack of material things, this study addresses the roots of the issue: broken relationships with God, self, others, and the rest of creation.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: No

FEE: Order book online; $9.89 on Amazon.

GROUP TYPE: Missional

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Sundays, September 26 – November 21          9-10:15AM

leader: Kelly Taylor

(419-961-5583 or ktaylor53@neo.rr.com)

Topic:  Learn how to manage your money with Financial Peace University. FPU teaches you how to get out of debt and build wealth for God’s glory.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

Children’s Ministry: No

Fee: Starting at $59. Register online at www.fpu.com/1141255

GROUP TYPE: Restorational

JAMES: MERCY TRIUMPHS, BY BETH MOORE

Thursdays, September 30 – November 18     6:30-8PM

LEADER: Judi Teaters

(419-571-1009 or juditeaters@gmail.com)

TOPIC: Come along with Beth Moore on a journey to get to know both the man and the Book of James. You will never be the same again.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: No

FEE: Order study guide online; $14.95 on Amazon

GROUP TYPE: Theological

KINGDOM WOMAN

Thursdays, September 30 – Nov. 4          9:30-11:30AM

LEADERS: Damara Carter

(419-709-7614 or damara.carter@crossroadswired.com) and Kathy Varner

(419-202-9977 or jkvarner@frontier.com) 

TOPIC: In Kingdom Woman, Tony Evans and his daughter, Chrystal Evans Hurst, remind women of their calling from God to be free, delivered, healed, and to have hope. The new covenant offers more than a life of mediocrity. A kingdom woman is called and empowered to live a life of victory through Christ!

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: No

FEE: Order study guide online. $9.99 on Amazon.

GROUP TYPE: Theological

THE HOLINESS OF GOD

Sundays, September 26  – November 7        6:20-7:30PM

Leader: Dan Lotz

(740-507-1381 or danlotz4u@gmail.com)

Topic: Central to God’s character is the quality of holiness. Yet most people are hard pressed to define what God’s holiness precisely is. Join us as we journey with the late Dr. R.C. Sproul’s dvd series discovering the holiness of God in it’s proper and central place in the Christian life. This 6-part series paints an awe-inspiring vision of God that encourages Christians to become holy just as God is holy.

LOCATION: Ontario Campus

Children’s Ministry: No

Fee: No Fee. Registration for this class is required.

GROUP TYPE: Theological

ISAIAH PART 1

Thursdays, September 30 – December 9       6:30-8PM

LEADER: Paul Engelke

(419-545-4550 or ph1engelke@aol.com)

TOPIC: Join us for a historical and theological survey of the book of Isaiah.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: No

FEE: Purchase the book Encountering the Book of Isaiah by Bryan E. Beyer online at  Amazon or Christianbook.com.

GROUP TYPE: Theological

MATCHLESS – TUES. MORNING LADIES’ STUDY

Tuesdays, September 21 – November 9      9:30-11:30AM

Leaders: Bev McGinnis

(419-569-2687 or mcginnis70bev@yahoo.com) and

Heather Beh (419-564-8419)

Topic: We live in a world where there’s a lot of confusion about Jesus. Too often people want to shape Him and His message to fit their personal needs or agendas. So how can we know the truth? This study will deepen your understanding of Jesus through biblical, historical and cultural insight and help you see Him less as an iconic figure and more as an intimate friend.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

Children’s Ministry: No

Fee: Order study book online; $17.28 on Amazon.

GROUP TYPE: Theological and Relational

SECURITY TEAM TRAINING

3rd Tuesday of each month

6-7:30pm

LEADER: Gerald Strouth (419-631-4661 or gerald.strouth@crossroadswired.com)

TOPIC: Are you a member of the Security Team or interested in joining the team? Join us for these training sessions on various church security topics, as well as fellowship with the team. Contact Myron for details.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: No

FEE: None

GROUP TYPE: Missional and Relational

INTRO TO REFORMED THEOLOGY

Tuesdays, September 21 – November 9        7-8:15PM

Leader: Paul Nielsen

(419-564-5183 or paul.lpnhi@gmail.com) 

Topic: Study of R.C. Sproul’s What is Reformed Theology

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

Children’s Ministry: No

fee: Purchase What is Reformed Theology by R.C.Sproul; $14.19 on Amazon.

GROUP TYPE: Theological

THE NEXT SEASON – 36+

Sundays, September 26 – November 7       9:30-10:30AM

Leaders: Ralph Leathers

(419-512-3797 or ralph.leathers@aol.com) and Ken Stocksdale (419-612-7639 or ken.stocksdale@yahoo.com)

Topic: The Mighty Angels of Revelation. Come and meet 72 of God’s mighty angels as they proclaim God’s messages of warning and hope to a lost world.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

Children’s Ministry: No

fee: No Fee

GROUP TYPE: Theological

THE LIFE OF CHRIST

Mondays, October 4 – November 15                     7-8PM

LEADER: Steve Cramer

(567-560-7197 or stevecramer4748@gmail.com)

TOPIC: We will explore the pre-existence, humanity, deity, parables, miracles, death and resurrection of Christ.Some videos will be used.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: No

FEE: No Fee                 GROUP TYPE: Theological

THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD VOL. 2

Tuesdays, September 28 – November 2             6:30-8PM

LEADER: Mary Ruth Cook

(419-775-6266 or maryrcook1@gmail.com )

TOPIC: We will expand our knowledge of our wonderful Saviour through studying A.W. Tozer The Attributes of God Vol. 2: Deeper Into the Father’s Heart. As our knowledge of God expands, may our faith in Him overflow.

LOCATION: Park Ave Campus

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: No

FEE: Order book online; $13.99 on Amazon.

GROUP TYPE: Theological

ADULT BIBLE CLASS

Every Sunday

10:30-11:30am

LEADERS: David Searcy (david_searcy@ntm.org or 419-747-5380), Jim Haring (419-886-2418) and Ed Staich (419-756-7310)

TOPIC: Currently an in-depth study of I Peter

LOCATION: Ontario Campus – Fireside Room

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: No

FEE: None

GROUP TYPE: Theological