Parenting The Love and Logic Way – Wednesday Nights Downtown

Love and Logic is a commonsense approach that teaches parents skills to cultivate confidence and good decision-making in children by offering choices, empathy, and respect while adults avoid anger, threats, warnings and/or lectures. Love and Logic is easy to learn and can be used right away; it changes lives and raises responsible children. Come and learn how to take some of the power struggles out of parenting using the Love and Logic Way. There is no cost for the class. Register online!

Everybody, Always

In this five-session study lesson by our Director of Congregational Care Amber Hermreck, bestselling author Bob Goff shares some of the stories from his life that have helped him understand what it truly means to love everybody the way Jesus loved them–without fear, insecurity, or restriction. This begins by loving people right where you are through serving and helping the neighbors God has placed into your world. It means loving people when they mess up and helping them move past the place of shame to acceptance. It continues by being courageous and following where God leads one step at a time–even if you feel you are flying blind. Above all, it means not just agreeing with Jesus but actually stepping out and doing what Jesus said. Following Christ means more than just putting a toe in the water when it comes to loving others. It means grabbing your knees and doing a cannonball! And, as Jesus revealed, it means loving the difficult ones. Everybody, Always will provide practical steps to help you take that journey. Register online!

Bible 101

Do you have questions about the Bible? Who wrote it? When did they write it? Why did they write? What does it all mean? How does it or should it shape my life? If you have do not worry, you are not alone. The Bible can be big and complicated even for those of us who have been Christians for decades. If you want to learn more about the Bible, including ways to read it, understand it, and apply it, join our 8-week class, Bible 101. Austin Harris, our Director of Worship and Communications will lead this class on Wednesday’s starting January 9 as part of Topeka First UMC’s Wednesday Nights Downtown. Register online today!

Financial Peace University

Begin Your Journey to Financial Fitness in 2019! Begin Your Journey to Financial Fitness in 2019! Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey has had a makeover and is better than before! Be the first to take part in FPU 2019. Dave uses humor, biblical wisdom and practical advice to teach steps for financial grounding. In nine sessions you will be taught strategies to save for an emergency fund, to get out of debt, how to save for college and retirement, and to give. The redesigned workbook and website will make it easy to budget with confidence. Classes will be facilitated by Kirk Haskins and will run 6:00-7:30 on Wednesday evenings beginning January 16th. Childcare available by pre-registration. Class kits are $95 which is a substantial saving from ordering it online. Register now!