1 Peter (women, evenings)

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 7:00 PM (recurring)

Centerville

Peter, a man of faith and flaws and an eyewitness to the life of Christ, challenges us to look beyond our current circumstances to a future inheritance. In 1 Peter, he shares concerns about big picture issues for the early believers, reminding them of the living hope they have in Christ. Peter describes our true identity as believers and points us to humility and submission. Walk through 1 Peter with Jen Wilkin in this 9-week, in-depth Bible study.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: February 21

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1 Peter (women, mornings)

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 9:30 AM (recurring)

Centerville

Peter, a man of faith and flaws and an eyewitness to the life of Christ, challenges us to look beyond our current circumstances to a future inheritance. In 1 Peter, he shares concerns about big picture issues for the early believers, reminding them of the living hope they have in Christ. Peter describes our true identity as believers and points us to humility and submission. Walk through 1 Peter with Jen Wilkin in this 9-week, in-depth Bible study.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: February 21

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Baptism (Centerville)

Centerville

Baptisms at the Centerville Campus take place on the second Sunday of each month during the worship service, assuming there are three or more participants. If you would like to be baptized, please watch our explanatory video and register online at least two weeks prior to your requested date of baptism.

If you are 5-12 years old, contact Jim Weir to sign up for the children’s baptism class; parent’s and child’s attendance required.

If you are 13-18 years old, contact Keith Yeager to schedule an in-person conversation prior to participating in baptism, and register online at least two weeks prior to your requested date of baptism.

Baptism Date: March 12

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: February 26

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Baptism (Springboro)

Springboro

If you would like to be baptized, please watch our explanatory video and register online.

If you are 5-12 years old, contact Jacqueline Petty for information on the children’s baptism class; parent’s and child’s attendance required.

Baptism Date: March 12

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 6

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Conquer Series (men)

Thursday, Mar. 23, 7:00 PM (recurring)

Centerville

This 5-week, DVD-based study deals with the subject of pornography and conquering temptation in a way that’s highly engaging, informative and includes round table discussion. You’ll gain insight from top Christian leaders who present scientific facts and biblical strategies that employ God’s weapons against the battle that every man faces. Cost is $12, includes workbook. Led by Leaders of 7 Pillars Conquer Groups.

COST: $12
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 22

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DivorceCare

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Feb. 21-May 23

Centerville (Kids Room C & D)

This support group provides an encouraging, safe environment to help you find hope and healing in the midst of uncertainty during a separation, divorce or post-divorce. Workbook is $15. Scholarships are available. DivorceCare for Kids and childcare available.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: May 23

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DivorceCare

Mondays, 6:30-8:15 PM, Feb. 27-May 22

Springboro (South Tech Office)

This support group provides an encouraging, safe environment to help you find hope and healing in the midst of uncertainty during a separation, divorce or post-divorce. Workbook is $15. Scholarships are available. Contact us via email for more information or to sign-up.

COST: $15
REGISTRATION ENDS: February 24

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Family Life (parents with school-age children)

Wednesday, Sep. 7, 6:30 PM (recurring)

Centerville (Room 105)

This midsize group (15-20 people) includes parents with school-age children. It’s an open group you can join at any time. We meet from September to May for social interaction and a Bible-based, discussion oriented study. There are regular Wednesday evening activities for your school-age children, but you need to reserve in advance for children 0-5 years of age.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: April 30

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Father Daughter Dance (grades K-5)

Friday, Mar. 10, 6:30 PM

Centerville (MAC)

Join us for a sweet evening of dancing in Candy Land at the Father Daughter Dance. Cost is $5. For Kindergarten through 5th grade girls and their dads. Dress is semi-formal. Seating is limited.

COST: $5
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 3

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Financial Peace University

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 6:30 PM (recurring)

Springboro (South Tech Office)

Sign-up for this life-changing study on financial stewardship. Dave Ramsey’s study has impacted people all over the world, and we’re offering a 9 week course to change the way you manage finances.

COST: $93
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 29

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Global Impact Women’s Brunch

Saturday, Mar. 18, 10:00 AM

Centerville (MAC)

Ladies, join us for a potluck style brunch where we’ll have the opportunity to gather and hear from our Global Impact guest speakers.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 15

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Grief Share

Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 PM, Feb. 23-Jun. 1

Centerville (Rooms 204-207)

This group provides support as people walk through the journey of grief after losing a loved one. This video-based program has been used around the world to help millions of people. Workbook is $15. Scholarships are available.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: June 1

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Growing Families (married with preschool children) - Family Dinner

Wednesday, Sep. 28, 5:15 PM (recurring)

Centerville (Lounges)

Join us for a family meal before Wednesday night activities. Open to all Growing Families attendees. Cost is $2.50 (ages 2-11) and $5 per person (ages 12 and up) with a $20 max per family. Free for ages 0-1. Please register and pay now with a credit card or pay at the door with cash or check. In the online registration you only need to choose one household member over 18 to register the whole family.

COST: $2.50/$5
REGISTRATION ENDS: May 31

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Happiness (women, Mondays)

Monday, Feb. 27, 9:30 AM (recurring)

Centerville

Join best-selling author and noted theologian, Randy Alcorn as he dispels the modern Christian misconceptions about happiness and provides indisputable biblical proof that God not only wants us to be happy, but commands and empowers us to be happy in Him!

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: February 20

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Happiness (women, Thursdays)

Thursday, Mar. 2, 7:00 PM (recurring)

Centerville

Join best-selling author and noted theologian, Randy Alcorn as he dispels the modern Christian misconceptions about happiness and provides indisputable biblical proof that God not only wants us to be happy, but commands and empowers us to be happy in Him!

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: February 20

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High School Winter Retreat

Friday, Feb. 24, 4:30 PM

Centerville (Kalahari Resorts (Sandusky, OH))

Who is ready to get away to the greatest indoor water park this side of the mighty Mississippi! This spiritual retreat is also packed with friends, fun and the largest pizzas you have ever seen. We leave Friday after school and get home Sunday evening, the cost of the trip is $225 plus travel meals and souvenirs. Pack your best friend and bring your swimsuit it’s gonna be a great time for all.

COST: $225
REGISTRATION ENDS: February 24

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How to Manage Your Debt

Thursday, Feb. 23, 7:00 PM

Centerville (Schwalm Chapel)

In this workshop we will discuss prioritizing debt payments, methods of paying down debt and the proper use of credit going forward. Childcare provided. Led by Tim Brandon of Graceworks Lutheran Services.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: February 21

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KidMix Talent Show

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 6:30 PM

Centerville

Come show off you talent during KidMix Game Night, March 29. Limited spots available!

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 26

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Mariners (60+) La Comedia

Friday, Apr. 21, 5:30 PM

Centerville (La Comedia Dinner Theater)

Enjoy a buffet dinner followed by a theater production of Away in the Basement, a 1959 Sunday School Christmas featuring a church basement ladies Christmas. Space is limited. Cost is $45/person.

COST: $45
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 19

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Meet Fairhaven

Sunday, Mar. 19, 11:45 AM

Centerville

New to Fairhaven? Here’s your chance to learn about Fairhaven – our history, beliefs and vision. Enjoy light refreshments, and meet some of our staff. Childcare available, nursery thru 5th grade. Older students stay with their parents.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 19

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Men’s Steak Dinner

Tuesday, Mar. 21, 6:00 PM

Centerville (Gym)

Invite your son, your grandson, a friend or coworker and join us for a delicious steak dinner, a time of fellowship and an inspiring challenge from some of our global staff. Cost is $10 per person.

COST: $10
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 19

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Middle School Game Night

Saturday, Mar. 4, 6:00 PM

Centerville (MAC)

Spend the evening at Fairhaven playing games and hanging with your friends. Special fun planned. Cost is $5 and covers dinner.

COST: $5
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 4

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Middle School Girls Night In/Guys Night Out

Saturday, Apr. 29, 6:00 PM

Centerville (Meet at church)

The girls will enjoy crafts, nails, food, a movie and more! The guys are heading to laser tag and getting pizza! Bring a friend! Cost for the girls is $5 and cost for the guys is $20.

COST: $5/$20
REGISTRATION ENDS: April 29

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One Night Book Club Event (women)

Sunday, Mar. 12, 6:30 PM

Springboro (South Tech Office)

Join us as we discuss, Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds. This book offers a clear and concise plan to help you understand God and learn a study method that will allow you to open up the Bible on your own. Books can be purchased at the Springboro Campus Welcome Desk beginning February 19. Please read it before March 12, so we may discuss it together.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 10

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Parents Night Out (special needs)

Friday, Mar. 17, 6:00 PM

Centerville

Parents are invited to drop off their special needs children and siblings (grades K-5) at the church to enjoy food, movies, games, crafts, a bounce house and more, while you enjoy an evening out. Special needs kids will have a safe, fun time with a personal buddy. Registration is limited to the first 30 kids.

COST: $5
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 10

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Planning for Retirement

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 7:00 PM

Centerville (Schwalm Chapel)

Common mistakes need to be avoided and too many people have the wrong asset allocation as they head towards retirement. Stressing dividends and income cannot be overlooked; in this workshop you will learn how to create a portfolio that allows you to sleep at night regardless of market conditions. IRA’s, 401(k)’s, 403(b)’s, Simple Plans all need to be integrated to support an efficient retirement portfolio. Childcare provided. Led by Blair Cornell.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: February 19

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Seamless (women)

Tuesday, Jun. 6, 6:30 AM (recurring)

Centerville

This study is offered on Tuesdays (June 6-July 25) at 6:30 AM, 9:30 AM or 6:30 PM; or Wednesdays (June 7-July 26) at 6:30 PM.

Whether you’ve grown up hearing Bible stories or you’re exploring Scripture for the first time, the full story of the Bible can be overwhelming, and at first glance, the 66 books may seem disconnected. Join us as we discover the one beautiful, seamless thread connecting the people, places and promises of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Bible study by Angie Smith. Wednesday evening class is designed for mothers and their high school daughters to attend together.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: May 28

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Single & Parenting

Wednesdays, 6:45-8:15 PM, Feb. 22-May 17

Centerville (Room 103)

Are you struggling with being a single parent and trying to figure out how to cope with the situation? This support group provides a safe environment with others who are facing the same situation. Workbook is $15. Scholarships are available.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: May 17

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Spiritual Practices Community

Saturday, Mar. 11, 9:00 AM (recurring)

Centerville (Rooms 201-203)

From its beginning, the Church has linked the desire for closeness with God to intentional practices, relationships and experiences that gave people space in their lives to “keep company” with Jesus. These are known as “spiritual disciplines,” and they’re fueled by the desire to know and love God. If that kind of intentional community sounds inviting to you, join in as we meet three times over three months, focusing our intentions on three specific practices, while using a social media tool to share our experiences, learning and community. Led by Pastor Paul Clark.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 8

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Using The Summer For Spiritual Renewal

Sunday, May. 14, 6:00 PM

Centerville (Rooms 201-203)

How can we build rest and spiritual renewal into our summer? The beauty and rhythm of summer provide a natural opportunity to focus on restoring the soul and refreshing the heart. In this workshop we’ll discuss tools, resources and experiences that can make our summer months a time to deepen our love for God and His wonderful creation. Workshop led by Pastor Paul Clark.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: May 10

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Women Walking Alone Together Spring Study

Friday, Mar. 10, 6:00 PM (recurring)

Centerville (Rooms 201-203)

We’ll discuss Uninvited by Lysa Terkeurst. This study is geared towards women who are single, divorced, widowed or spiritually alone. We will not meet on Good Friday (April 14). Cost of book is $8.00, available for purchase in Common Ground in February.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: March 5

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