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We’re excited to travel together down to East St. Louis to celebrate Pastor Darius Miller’s first Pastoral anniversary at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church (Program starts September 23rd at 3 PM).
We will leave St. Paul after church service on Sunday, September 23rd at 12 NOON. If you would like to ride the bus down to East St. Louis with us, there will be a refundable deposit of $10 to reserve your bus seat due by Sunday, Sept. 16th. Sign up here!
If you’re new to St. Paul, we invite you to attend “Growth Track”. Growth Track is your first step to joining the St. Paul family. This free four-week course will help you discover your strengths and how to better utilize them for the body of Christ. You will also learn the vision of St. Paul and how you can partner with us to fulfill our mission. The next Growth Track starts in November!
Sundays starting November 4th
St. Paul Baptist Church
114 W. Forrest Hill Ave.
Peoria, IL 61604
The Jobs for Life class, through local Peoria organizations, helps men and women find employment, learn God’s gift of work, receive a supportive community through mentorship, and experience life in Christ.
Starting September 11th – Nov. 1st
In the Emotionally Healthy Relationships Course, everyone will learn 8 practical relationship skills to develop mature, loving relationships with others such as: Stop Mind Reading; Clarify Expectations; Incarnational Listening; Climb the Ladder of Integrity; Clean Fighting. And since loving others and loving God cannot be separated, each person will also grow in their personal, first-hand relationships with Jesus by incorporating stillness, silence, and Scripture as daily life rhythms.
We have a limited number of spaces for this course. Course materials must be pre-ordered, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
Course material: $10 – Includes Workbook and 40-day devotional
Wednesdays | September 12 – October 30
Led by Pastor and Sis. Kristie Hubbard, this 4-week group session is for engaged or seriously dating couples to help you focus on what’s truly important: a thriving Christ-centered relationship. The class is limited to 16 people (8 couples).
Registration deadline is Sunday, 9/2/18.
Cost: $20/per couple for”Preparing for Marriage” Workbooks
(Payment for materials can be made during on-line registration or at the first session on 9/9/18.)
Sundays, September 9, 16, 23, 30
If someone asked you to explain the gospel, what would you say?The book of Galatians contains some of the clearest explanations of the gospel in the New Testament. Join this 6-week men’s study to learn how true freedom is found in surrender, not self-dependence.
Tuesdays | September 11 – Oct. 16
God renews His covenant promise with Abraham through Isaac and Jacob. Two struggling nations arise from Isaac’s sons, Jacob and Esau. The truths we learn about God can guide our faith, helping us see His purposes in our lives.
(Please purchase workbook by September 2nd to complete Week 1 homework).
Tuesdays | September 11 – October 2
In this six-week study, you will considers important questions of life, reality, and truth. Explore not only what Christians believe, but also why they believe it as expressed through the Apostles’ Creed.Topics include: God; Jesus Christ; The Holy Spirit; Communion of Saints; The Forgiveness of Sins; The Resurrection of the Body
Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. | Sept. 12 – Oct. 17
It hurts to lose someone…find help at Griefshare. Grief share is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.
A new Grief Share support group will start on Wednesday, September 12 at 6:00 p.m. Room B11. Meet twice a month.
Sept. 12th, 26th
Oct. 10th, 24th
Nov. 7th, 24th
Dec. 5th, 19th
6:00 p.m. | Rm B-11
Have you ever been falsely accused or suffered from injustice? This study of Joseph is your manual for handling these painful situations. Learn how to rise above difficulties by trusting God.
(Please purchase workbook by September 18th to complete Week 1 homework).
Tuesdays | October 9 – November 6
Join mortgage experts for a two-part homebuyer seminar. Receive valuable information before you purchase your new home, whether it’s your first home or fifth home.
Wednesday, Oct. 17th, 6:00 PM – Part 1: Preparing to Buy
Wednesday, Oct. 24th, 6:00 PM– Part 2: Homebuying Process (Pre-approval, purchase contract, loan application, closing the loan)
Location: St. Paul Baptist Church
FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Wednesdays | Oct. 17, 24
As a follower of Jesus, exploring and exercising your spiritual gifting is a vital and exciting part of your spiritual journey. In this class, we will help you discern the spiritual gifts God has given you.
Thursday | Oct. 18th
Jesus was right. We have it all backwards. The way to have a great marriage is to not focus on marriage. Whether you are single, dating, or married, this class will help you discover the adventure that you were made for and learn how to thrive in it.
Sundays | Oct. 21 – Dec. 2nd
Experience the presence of God and help others do the same.
Tuesdays | Oct. 23 – Nov. 27
Living by the Book will walk you step-by-step through the skills of Observation Interpretation and the ultimate goal of every Christian… Application, where we practice biblical truth to become people who are living by The Book. If you want to experience the joy of effective, first-hand study of the Word, join us for this 7-week video series.
Wednesdays | Oct. 24 – Dec. 19