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Welcome to the ministry page for adult Christian education and discipleship. The Sunday and Wednesday adult connect classes listed below will help you connect and deepen your relationship with God and other believers. The reading and study of Scripture is central to all adult Bible studies. The following adult classes are what is ahead for the Spring 2019 semester. If you would like a printed version of these classes you can pick up your copy in the lobby any Sunday or Wednesday. God bless you and we look forward to growing together with you in God's Word!

SUNDAY ADULT BIBLE STUDY 1

SUNDAY ADULT BIBLE STUDY 1

For: Adult men and women

Meeting Time: Sundays 9:00am-10:00 am and Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm

Meets in Classroom 600

Sunday Study: The Book of Esther

Description: This adult bible study class will be exploring topics like dependency upon God, knowing who we are in Christ and who He is to us, as well as a deeper look at true meaning of worship.

Instructors: Minister Glenda Gaspard and Dr. Evelyn Miller

Wednesday Study: The Book of Colossians

Description: This class will explore our relationship with God using the Book of Colossians and a study guide by Steve May called "Against The Tide". This class is open to adults of any age.

Instructors: Pastor Bruce Beam and Pastor Michael Allen

SUNDAY ADULT BIBLE STUDY 2

SUNDAY ADULT BIBLE STUDY 2

For: Adults

Meeting Time: Sunday 9:00am-10:00 am

Meets in Classroom 620

Study: Book of 1 and 2 Kings

Description: This in depth Bible study will contrast the lives of those who live for God and those who refuse to do so through the history of the kings of Israel and Judah. To demonstrate the fate that awaits all who refuse to make God their true leader. To restore respect for God and His message of judgment on sin but also His mercy, love, and tenderness toward faithful people. To prove that God’s care is for all who are willing to follow Him. To show that each individual must believe and live for God in his or her family, church, and nation. To know we today are vulnerable to the same forces that brought about Israel’s decay: greed, jealousy, lust for power, weakening of marriage vows, and superficiality in our devotion to God.

Instructors: Williestine Johnson, Kim Hill, Debbie Broughton, Leroy Sparrow

EXPERIENCE NEW LIFE! MEMBERSHIP CLASS

EXPERIENCE NEW LIFE! MEMBERSHIP CLASS

For: New members and prospective church members

Meeting Time: Sundays 9:00– 10:00 am. (Every other month for 3 consecutive Sundays / Check our events page or call church office for dates)

Meets in Classroom 220

Study: Becoming a Member of New Life

Description: This class will introduce prospective members to what the Bible teaches on the importance of Scripture, salvation, and prayer as well as the church’s beliefs, church organization, spiritual gifts, how to get involved, and what it means to be a member of New Life. This class will take place for 3 weeks every other month this spring in January, March, and May.

At New Life Worship Center we believe that everyone has a part to play. If you are new to New Life and would like to know more about our church and how to get more involved then the Experience New Life membership class is the right place to start. Please call the church office for meeting times or sign up in person in the church lobby when dates are announced. Membership opportunities usually occur every other month.

Instructors: Williestine Johnson, Pastor Michael Allen, and Pastor CJ Bond

MARRIED LIFE

MARRIED LIFE

For: Married Couples

Meeting Time: Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm

Meets in Classroom 220

Description: This class studies a variety of topics from a Biblical perspective.

Instructors: Matt & Stephanie Taylor

COMPASS YOUNG ADULTS

COMPASS YOUNG ADULTS

For: College and Career age young adults (18-25)

Meeting Time: Sundays 9:00am – 10:00am and Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm

Meets on 2nd floor (north side) of Family Life Center in Classroom 810 on Sundays and Wednesdays

Book Studies: Hebrews on Sunday mornings and Matthew and Acts on Wednesdays

Description:

Sundays: Topics covered in book of Hebrews - This class will explore in Hebrews the superiority of the new revelation, the superiority of Christ to the OT figures, the superiority of Christ to the angels, the superiority of Christ to Moses, the superiority of Christ to Aaronic Priests, the superiority of Christ to the High Priest, the call to follow Jesus faithfully w/ perseverance, and the closing rules for Christian living.

Wednesdays: Topics Covered in Matthew - Beginning of Jesus’ ministry, Jesus’ ministry in Galilee, The Kingdom of God, Jesus’ ministry in Judea’, The Olivet Discourse, Passion Week, and the Resurrection.
Topics Covered in Acts - Christ’s resurrection, Baptism of the Holy Spirit, Persecution and Scattering of Jerusalem Believers, Saul’s conversion, Paul and the Expansion of Church from Antioch to Rome, Paul’s imprisonment.

Instructors: Pastor Lisa Villareal

SINGLES LIFE

SINGLES LIFE

For: Singles

Meeting Time: Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm

Meets in Classroom 120

Study: Stuck

Description: Many people are living Christian lives, yet they have found themselves stuck in areas of our lives where only God can help us. This 8 part study will be taught over 16-17 weeks. The topics covered will be: 1. Stuck 2. Broken 3. Mad 4. Discontent 5. Scared 6. Overwhelmed 7. Sad 8. Unstuck.

Instructor: Jennifer Foster

WOMEN OF LIFE

WOMEN OF LIFE

For: Adult women

Meeting Time: Wednesday 7:00– 8:00pm

Meets in Classroom 110

Book Studies: Becoming a Woman of Excellence, The Changing Seasons of Life, and Brave

Description: The Women of Life Bible Study will begin 2019 by completing Cynthia Heald’ s 30th Anniversary Edition of “Becoming a Woman of Excellence” during the month of January.
They will do an in-house series titled “The Changing Seasons of Life” (February and March).
For April and May they will study Amanda Thomas’s “Brave” where they will approach the fears and struggles of being a woman.
They will close the spring teaching series out with a couple of theme parties.

Instructors: Onella Brown, Laura Beam, Ruthann Derrico, and Dr. Evelyn Miller

CONVERGE: WHERE FAITH AND LIFE MEET

CONVERGE: WHERE FAITH AND LIFE MEET

For: Adult men and women

Meeting Time: Sunday: 9:00-10:00am

Meets in Classroom 120

Study: Unbroken - Path to Redemption

From the study “Breathe: Making Room for Sabbath by Priscilla Shirer. Topics covered: Making Room for the Sabbath-And He Rested, Teaching Me to Say No-Coming to a Full Stop, Freedom of the Sabbath Way, Stops Along the Sabbath, Double Portions, God’s Business-OBEY and He will take care of the Rest, and much more.

From the study “Unbroken: Path to Redemption”. Topics covered: Understanding my brokenness, Misplaced hope, Redemption, Forgiveness, and Easter Sunday.

From the study of Gideon: Your Weakness – God’s strength.

Instructor: Sherri Davis

LIFE BUILDERS MEN'S MINISTRY

LIFE BUILDERS MEN'S MINISTRY

For: Men

Meeting Time: Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm

Meets in Classroom 630

Study: Sermon Digest

Description: Every Wednesday, the men meet to hold an in depth review and discussion of the Sunday sermon. This class examines Pastor Bond’s sermon from the previous Sunday to see how it applies to men’s lives. Come and join other men in the discussion.

Facilitators: Joel Nichols and Pastor Jim Pendley

ADULT CARE MINISTRY

ADULT CARE MINISTRY

Adult Care Ministry is part of our church outreach ministry and exists to minister to the needs of senior shut-ins in our community retirement centers and nursing homes. The Adult Care Ministry ministers every Sunday afternoon from 2:00-3:30pm. If interested in serving on a team please contact Pastor Jim Pendley for more information at jpendley@newlifetyler.com or 903-871-8700, x506.

GUEST SERVICES MINISTRY

GUEST SERVICES MINISTRY

This ministry consists of ushers, greeters, coffee bar, parking lot and shuttle crew, and the security team. These dedicated folks comprise our first impressions team and their ministry is geared to welcome, inform, serve, and protect both members, guests, and attendees alike during services and special functions. If you are interested in serving you can contact Pastor Bruce Beam, notify us through our website, or contact the church office to let us know. We have a place for you!