Highlands’ equipping classes offer practical biblical instruction for living the Christian life. We offer short-term and long-term classes on a variety of topics or books of the Bible.

Discover Highlands

Offered Monthly on a Sunday at 10:30am
Want to know what Highlands is all about? Want to take the next step toward becoming involved in the church family? As you tour the campus, you'll learn about Highlands and its ministries, meet the pastors and their wives along with other ministry leaders, and find out how you can be a part of it all. 

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First Steps

3-Week Class - continuously offered 
Sundays at 9:00am in the Office Building
First Steps is a 3-week class that helps new believers understand their new life in Christ. We will learn about Jesus Christ, the Bible, prayer, and baptism as first steps in growing in the Lord. Each class will have plenty of time to ask any question you'd like about Christianity, God, faith, the Bible and more. No registration is required for First Steps and you can jump into any class session at any time.

Questions? Contact our Equipping Pastor Ed Lutz at .


7 Week Class - Begins October 1st
Sundays at 9:00am in the Office Building
This 7-week class will help participants come to a greater understanding of who God is, who Jesus is, who the Holy Spirit is, what it means to be a follower of Jesus. This is a perfect first step for anyone interested in joining a group at Highlands, and a great foundation for the process of discipleship. You'll grow your personal faith, engage in community with others, and learn to live on mission for Christ.


How to Study the Bible

6-week class on Mondays at 6:30pm beginning September 25th
This class will teach you how to effectively study the Bible using the inductive Bible Study method of observation, interpretation, and application. If you've ever been reading your Bible but feeling like you're not getting much out of it, this class will provide practical ways to help bring clarity and meaning.


Chronological Bible Study

12-week class - Tuesdays at 6:30pm beginning September 12th
Studying the Bible in chronological order - the order in which the events took place in history - helps us to see God's plan of redemption weaved throughout the story of mankind. Over the course of four 12-week semesters, you'll get an in-depth study of the entire Bible as we learn and discuss the incredible story of God and His people. 



Care Ministry Workshop: Anger

4-week class on Wednesdays at 6:45pm beginning September 27th
Controlling the emotion of anger is a universal struggle. Whether anger arises from relationships, family, the workplace, or everyday frustrations, the Bible is clear in its instruction that we need to keep our anger in check. This Care Ministry Workshop will explore the source of our anger and provide practical tools to help overcome anger through the power of Christ working in your life.


Care Ministry Workshop: Hopelessness

3-week class on Wednesdays at 6:45pm beginning November 1st
The weight of the world and our circumstances can often leave us feeling hopeless. The Bible is full of examples of people feeling hopeless, and in its pages we can see the many ways God works in the lives of His people to bring them to a place of hope. This Care Ministry Workshop will provide practical, biblical tools and perspective for those dealing with hopelessness as we seek to overcome it through the power of Christ working in our lives.


Care Ministry Workshop: Depression

3-week class on Wednesdays at 6:45pm beginning November 29th
The Biblical care class on depression combines faith and practical support. Participants learn to navigate depression through prayer, self-reflection, and compassionate community. The class emphasizes God's presence in times of darkness, offering hope and resilience. It provides a safe space to share experiences, fostering connections and reducing isolation. Attendees will explore biblical figures who overcame despair, gaining insight into managing their own challenges.



Sunday, November 5th at 9:00 & 10:45am
Topic: Transgenderism - Medical, Legal and Theological Implications
Our Viewpoint classes are open forums exploring challenging topics in our culture. Through special guest interviews, presentations and Q&A, we'll explore the Bible's viewpoint on a variety of topics as we seek to equip the church to engage the world around us with the hope of the gospel. You can learn more about our Viewpoint classes on our Viewpoint page.

Registration is coming soon!

Women's Ministry classes

Our ministry for women features several classes designed to help women grow in their knowledge of the Bible. All women's classes meet at Highlands and are offered at various day and evening times throughout the week. Women's ministry classes include:

  • Chronological Bible Study (Parts 1, 2 and 3 offered this fall)
  • Precepts Bible Studies in Genesis or Zechariah
  • Searching for Revelation
  • Everything You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About the Bible

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