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New Directions Healing Ministry (Classes)

For questions contact Debra Burns 904-493-5468 DebraB@Christs.Church.

Spring 2018 Classes Listed Below. Classes start February 5, 2018. Class times listed below by campus. Registration links for each class at the end of class description.

Classes for Adults


ACT LIKE MEN by James Macdonald (Mandarin & St. Aug Campus)
Act Like Men equips men on how to be the man God created them to be. To lead the way in exhibiting the characteristics that reflect God’s creative intent for masculinity. This group is for you...
 - If you know you’re not the man God created you to be...
 - If your relationship with God is far from transforming your life...
 - If you don’t even have a clue what the next steps should look like...
It’s time for you to take a step toward living out God’s calling.
Join us for 10 sessions led by Everette Mason with group discussions and application questions. Book is $15 available at first class. Register Here for: Mandarin Campus (6:30-8pm) | St. Augustine Campus (6:30-8pm)

Love and Respect for Couples (Mandarin Campus)
Why do we negatively react to each other in relationships?  What are the differences between men and women? Why can’t we all just get along? Get answers to these questions and more from Dr. Emerson, author of “Love and Respect”.  This interactive class will equip couples to deal with differences, challenges, and conflict quickly, easily and Biblically. Workbook $10 per person can be purchased on the first night. Class Facilitated by Saul and Romy Medrano. Register Here for Mandarin Campus (6:30-8pm) 

My Money Wellness (Mandarin Campus)
This 3-class series will teach you how to create a realistic, motivating budget with a plan to save for emergencies, tackle and eliminate debt and save for your dreams. Great precursor to Financial Peace University. Register Here for Mandarin Campus (6:30-8pm).

Financial Peace University (Mandarin Campus)
This 9 week class will start on March 5, 2018 at the Mandarin Campus. Dave Ramsey’s teaches sound principles to help you get a grip of your finances and equips you with practical tools to accomplish your goals. This interactive study is a dynamic and life changing in so many ways! Register Here for Mandarin Campus (6:30-8pm) // Register Here for Fleming Island Campus (7-8:30pm)

Combat Trauma Healing Manual (Mandarin Campus)
This manual offers spiritual solutions for your struggles with PTSD.  It combines the latest insights of the medical and counseling communities with the timeless principles of God’s Word. This class offers a step-by-step program that will help you:
– Understand your trauma – spiritually, psychologically and physiologically.
– Adopt therapeutic spiritual disciplines.
– Process your loss and grief.
– Experience the freeing influence of giving and receiving forgiveness.
– Connect with those who will support you in many ways.
– Rejoin society as a strengthened man or woman of God.
Class facilitated by Dave and Kristen Murphy. Book is $20 available at first class. Register Here for Mandarin Campus (6:30-8pm).

Smart Stepfamilies (Mandarin Campus)
Discover the keys to building a healthy family with step family expert Ron L. Deal. Through 8 engaging sessions, you’ll be empowered with insight to help with everyday living to enrich your family and learn practical solutions for becoming a healthy Christ-centered family. Facilitated by Chip and Carla Gill. Book is $20 available at first class. Register Here for Mandarin Campus (6:30-8pm).

Instruments of Change (Mandarin Campus)
Learn to be an instrument of change in the life of another person  
The care of souls is not just for the Pastor but every believer’s assignment!  Are you surrounded by people you care about, many whom have plateaued in their walk with God, are stuck in complex problems, or struggling to navigate a painful life experience? Do you know how to compassionately & skillfully move towards people wrestling with issues like: relationship problems, emotional issues, unforgiveness, anxiety/stress/fear, God’s will, etc.? Do you have a strategy for building relationships that lead to lasting change? The “Instruments of Change” class prepares you to resist the prevailing “passive” church culture, learning to compassionately & skillfully move towards hurting people, building relationships where ministry is intentional not accidental. This dynamic, interactive, 10 week course is led by Todd Trumble who serves at NAS JAX as a Navy Chaplain. Register Here for Mandarin Campus (6:30-8pm).

Grieving the Child I Never Knew (Mandarin Campus)
“When the anticipation of your child’s birth turns into the grief of miscarriage, tubal pregnancy, stillbirth, or early infant death, no words on earth can ease your pain.  But God is present in your suffering.  Though it may feel like you’re walking a lonely road, you aren’t alone.”  This course will review the steps in understanding a variety of emotions including; forgiveness, guilt, burying our grief, and how we relate to others. We want to support you in the healing process through a bible centered program when one has experience the loss of an infant or pregnancy. This is an 8-week interactive course will be using the book “Grieving the Child I Never Knew”.  This book covers many of the emotions and thoughts one has when having experienced a miscarriage, still-birth or early infant loss.  Facilitators: Susan Priest & Cynthia Phillips. Book is $20 available at first class. Register Here for Mandarin Campus (6:30-8pm).

Life Purpose Discovery Course (Fleming Island Campus - For Women Only)
Have you ever wondered how the pieces of your story fit into God’s plan for your life? Do you ever wish you had a greater understanding of God’s purpose? In this 8 week course with Life Coach Angela Hastings, you will take a journey of self-discovery with personal reflection exercises, group/peer discussions, coaching activities, teachings that clarify various aspects of life purpose, and personalized action steps that move you towards who God has created you to be. This interactive journey towards discovering and articulating God’s call on your life will transform your life! Book is $20 and available at first class. Register Here for Fleming Island Campus (7-8:30pm).

Moving Beyond Failure (Fleming Island Campus)
A 10-week interactive workshop will help bring understanding that life’s greatest lessons are gained from our losses-if we approach them the right way.  Salvation is about a fresh start, but what if you can’t let go of the failures from your past?  Still struggling to move forward and want to change?  Maybe others keep failing you and you’re tired of being hurt?  The materials are based on the book, “Sometimes You Win Sometimes You Learn” by #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell.  Book & Participant Guide $20.00 available at first class. Register Here for Fleming Island Campus (7-8:30pm)

Divorce Care (Fleming Island Campus)
This 13-week discussion group offers help in recovering from the pain of separation and divorce with hope, healing and helpful information you can trust. Workbook is $20 and purchases at first class. Register Here for Fleming Island Campus (7-8:30pm).

Grief Share (Mandarin & Fleming Island Campuses)
This 13-week support group helps to find hope, healing and fellowship with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Workbook is $20 and purchases at first class. Register for Mandarin Campus (6:30-8pm) | Fleming Island Campus (7-8:30pm).