- IntroductionNorthgate U is a fun, classroom-style environment where adults learn and apply solid Biblical teaching & life skills. Take responsibility for your spiritual growth & take advantage of this great opportunity to...
· Develop a deeper, more intimate relationship with God
· Connect with other adults through shared experiences
· Find encouragement, support & accountability
· Engage in open conversation in a safe, nonjudgmental atmosphere
· Learn practical applications for daily Christian living
· Learn valuable life skills that help you succeed
The purpose of these programs is to help you structure your life, worldview and mission according to the unique plans God has for you.
All Northgate U classes and seminars fall into one of four tracks:
· Biblical Studies – gain a deeper knowledge of God’s Word
· Ministry Leadership – prepare to serve wherever God leads you
· Life – integrate Christian beliefs into your everyday life and find support for everyday challenges
· Theological Studies – learn to articulate what you believe & why
- Current Classes
Manage your money God’s way. This course takes Godly wisdom and turns it into real action in our lives through a step- by-step process taught by best-selling author and financial counselor, Dave Ramsey.
What You’ll Discover
Financial Peace University (FPU) is a 9-week life-changing program that teaches you how to make the right money decisions to achieve your financial goals and God's plan for your life.
Week 1 • Super Saving: Common Sense for Your Dollars and Cents
Week 2 • Relating With Money: Nerds and Free Spirits Unite!
Week 3 • Cash Flow Planning: The Nuts and Bolts of Budgeting
Week 4 • Dumping Debt: Breaking the Chains of Debt
Week 5 • Buyer Beware: The Power of Marketing on Your Buying Decisions
Week 6 • The Role of Insurance: Protecting Your Health, Family and Finances
Week 7 •Retirement and College Planning: Mastering the Alphabet Soup of Investing
Week 8 •Real Estate and Mortgages: Keeping the American Dream from Becoming a Nightmare
Week 9 •The Great Misunderstanding: Unleashing the Power of Generous Giving
Cost: $110.00 for Individuals or Married Couples
Time: Sundays • 4:00-6:00pm
February 23 –May 4
Teachers: Norm and Kerry Szczepanski
Find out what it means to be a whole-hearted follower of Jesus Christ. Discover the real purpose of your life and your journey to fulfill that purpose. Northgate's Journey Workshops are fast-paced seminars designed to help you develop a lifestyle based on a foundational relationship with God, participation in the Church, meaningful life purpose and ministry to others.
What You’ll Discover
By the end of these classes our goal is that you will:
Understand what it means to live in a personal
Relationship with God.
Develop the Tools necessary to establish positive habits
in your new life.
Put into Practice the principles which will grow your
relationship with God into maturity
Embrace your Life-Purpose by recognizing how God
has uniquely created and gifted you.
Each workshop consists of two 90 minute sessions.
Workshop 1 • Exploring Your Spiritual Growth
Workshop 2• Exploring Your Spiritual Gifts and Purpose
Workshop 3 • Embracing Your Mission
Time: Sundays • 4:00-5:30pm February 23 – March 30
Teacher: Art Stine
You’re ready to follow Christ - now what? If you are new or returning to faith in Christ, this is a great place to start. NEXT is a two week course that will acquaint you with basic understanding of the Christian faith and some things you need to know to get started in this new Journey of Faith. Spiritual growth and maturity is not simply a pursuit of information and knowledge, it’s about a change of heart and a transformed life! We focus equally on knowledge and practice.
WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER
By the end of this class you will:
Understand what it means to be a follower of Christ
Discover some tools necessary to establish positive
habits in your life.
Put into practice Spiritual Disciplines which will help grow you relationship with God
Understanding Eternal Life
Spiritual Formation – God’s Part & My Part
How God Grows Your Faith
Telling Your Story to Help Others
Cost: Free, includes light lunch
Time: Sundays • 12:30 -2:00pm February 9 & 16 or
March 23 & 30
Teachers: Pastor Ken Jensen or Dave McMurtry
Acts in Action: A Message to the Church
Explore the Book of Acts as Luke’s letter leads us through the first years of the church. You will learn about the life of the early Christians as the Holy Spirit nurtured them to create community and impact the world with God’s message of salvation.
WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER
How to apply Bible Study tools to the book of Acts
The characteristics of the early church and how they
were used to form Northgate
The political atmosphere of the early church and the
similarities we face today
The connection between Acts and other books of the
The biographies of the Apostles
Taking a look back
Hermeneutics - Bible study skills and strategies
The church as the continuation of God's work as
described in the Old Testament
The spread of the message concerning salvation and
the gift of the Holy Spirit
Progress of the gospel in spite of opposition
The inclusion of the Gentiles in the people of God
The life and organization of the church
Time: Sundays • 4:00 – 6:00 February 23 – April 13
Teachers: Karen Eddleman and Jason Gouw
This classic best-selling course will guide you to experience the kind of relationship with God where you can know and do His will.
What You’ll Discover
Through examination of biblical and contemporary illustrations, you will understand and apply seven realities of experiencing God.
Week 1 • Introduction
Week 2 • God’s Will and Your Life
Week 3 • Looking to God
Week 4 • God Pursues a Loving Relationship Week 5 • Love and God’s Invitation
Week 6 • God Speaks, Part 1
Week 7 • God Speaks, Part 2
Week 8 • The Crisis of Belief
Week 9 • Adjusting Your Life to God
Week 10 • Experiencing God through Obedience
Week 11 • God’s Will and the Church
Week 12 • Kingdom People
Week 13 • Experiencing God in Your Daily Life
Time: Sundays • 6:30 – 8:00pm February 23 – June 1
Teachers: Doug Daut and Mick McCoyMore Coming Soon!