Each fall and spring, Prestonwood offers opportunities for spiritual development in focused classes. Choose a class that interests you, and join us! Class seating is limited, so register early!
Wednesday, Sept. 1 | 6:30 p.m.
The Commons, Plano Campus
Guest speaker Ken Starr, former U.S. circuit judge and Solicitor General of the United States, discusses religious freedom issues.
On this Wednesday, Main Street Café will serve an evening meal, 4:30–7:00 p.m. Enjoy beef lasagna, side salad and Italian cream cake for dessert. Sizzle Grill, World Salad Station and Gourmet Pizza will also be open.
Dr. Jason Snyder
Student Ministry Building | 14 weeks
Join us as Discipleship Pastor Jason Snyder unpacks the first 11 chapters of Genesis. This in-depth study of the foundations of our Christian faith goes from the Creation to the Fall of humanity into sin; into the ark with Noah, his family and the animals; and through the rebellious days leading to the time of Abraham. Each “foundation stone” laid and established in these chapters helps every believer to construct a resolute biblical worldview.
7 Steps to Financial Freedom: During Challenging Times
Teacher: Ron Kelley
Room W206 | Class offered twice during
the semester – 3 weeks each
During these times of inflation and possible recession, many families are feeling stressed and wondering how to make ends meet. Learn seven steps to overcome, and discover practical and biblical steps to experience true financial freedom.
Class 1 meets 1/18, 1/25 and 2/8, and Class 2 meets 2/22, 3/1 and 3/15.
Stepping Up: A Call to Courageous Living
Teacher: Mark Phanco
Room W202 | 10 weeks
Dennis Rainey identifies five stages of a man’s journey through life – boyhood, adolescence, manhood, mentor and patriarch, and examines a man’s responsibilities at each step. He calls men to seize the moment and take action, stepping up to responsibility and inspiring others in the process. It’s about embracing courage and rejecting both passivity and cowardice.
Live Your Truth and Other Lies
Teacher: Jenn Smith
Room W204 | 7 weeks
Author Alisa Childers invites you to examine modern lies that are disguised as truths in today’s culture. Everyday messages of peace, fulfillment and empowerment swirl around social media. On the surface, they seem like sentiments of freedom and hope, but in reality, they are deeply deceptive.
Two Becoming One
Teachers: Johnny Farr and Prestonwood Ministers
Room A103–105 | 8 weeks
Join with our Marriage Ministry in discovering new ways to communicate and grow your marital relationship in Christ. In this class we will study topics such as “Why Marriages Fail” and “What Are the Faith Principles That Should Support Your Marriage?” and learn how to implement those principles.
Don’t Be Caught Off Guard
Teachers: Johnny Farr and Prestonwood Ministers
Room A104 | 8 weeks
Join with our Family Ministry as we discuss different topics vital to the health of families as we encounter an increasingly hostile culture for Christians. Prepare and grow in wisdom for parenting in issues such as depression and anxiety, LGTBQ , technology and finance.
Baby Boot Camp: Year 1
Teacher: Jack Raymond and Prestonwood Ministers
Room A101 | 6 weeks
This class is designed to equip and encourage future parents, expecting parents, and parents of newborns through practical skills, biblical principles, and a deeper connection to the church with their host couple.
Spiritual Discipline Class
Apologetics: The 7 Big Questions
Room W208 | 7 weeks
Explore life’s big questions about purpose, God, and the Bible through The 7 Big Questions series. Join us as ministers of our church lead intentional discussion to discover the deeper truths of our world.
Most people who have been through a separation or divorce will tell you that these are incredibly painful and stressful experiences. DivorceCare helps you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.
Community of Prayer
Teacher: Richard Manning
Meets weekly year round Join us each week as we pray for the Church, the nation and the world.
Teacher: Matt Mullins
Room A110 | 5 weeks
Did you know that David fought another giant in his old age, and nearly died? Explore this and other little-known Bible facts in this five-week study led by Matt Mullins, Minister to Open Division.
Teacher: John Hardimon
Room A113 / Continuous
Join us in our LifeGroup as we fellowship, do life together, and dive deep into the Bible. This semester we’re studying the life of David, a man after God’s own heart.
Prestonwood en Español
Click here for Español Midweek Classes.
Parents, while you’re in class, your students and children can attend Wednesday activities at KIDZ Ministry, Prestonwood Students and Music & Worship programs!
Come early and pick up dinner at Main Street Café, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Talking with God – Adult Ministry Staff – Room B257-258
This three-week series will equip believers in the areas of prayer, worship, journaling and personal quiet time for the sake of glorifying God and growing closer to Him.
January 18, 25, and February 1
Financial Stewardship – Damon Simpson – Room B257-258
This four-week series will focus on best practices for biblical financial planning and stewardship.
February 8, 15, 22, and March 1
Evangelism – Casey Burt – Room B257-258
This four-week series will equip believers to boldly proclaim their faith, with a focus on different Gospel-sharing methods and practical application for daily lives and relationships.
March 15, 22, 29, and April 5
The Other Worldviews – Parker Jones – Room B257-258
This three-week series will prepare believers for Gospel-centered conversations with people of other faiths and worldviews that are increasingly prevalent in our growing North Texas community.
April 12, 19, and 26
BIBLE INTAKE CLASSES
Exodus – Tom Davenport – Room B231-232
Exodus is a continuation of the same class from the fall semester and is a detailed, verse-by-verse study of God’s miraculous works in the days of Moses.
Intro to Biblical Interpretation – Cade Baxter – Room B235-236
After looking at the Old Testament in the fall semester, this class will examine the New Testament from a bird’s-eye view, analyzing the greater themes of the Bible and God’s grand plan of redemption.
Hebrews: Jesus Is Greater (Men’s Class) – Parker Jones and various LifeGroup Teachers – Room B255
This class will focus on understanding the purpose and message of the book of Hebrews, while also providing practical and personal application each week. The theme of Hebrews is “Jesus is greater.”
International Ladies Bible Study with Dina Purba
Feb. 8–April 19
Wednesdays, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Feb. 8- April 19
Digging Deep with Kim Shirley
Wednesdays (6:30–7:30 p.m.)
Feb. 15-April 16
We will study the latest Prestonwood Women’s Ministry Bible Study together as a community of women. This spring, we’re looking at the missionary journeys in the book of Acts.
LIFE RECOVERY CLASSES
Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Student Ministry Building
Has someone you know wandered far from God? Is that person’s behavior dominating your life? Whether struggling with selfishness, addiction or mental health issues, there is hope for the prodigal. Prodigal, part of the Life Recovery Ministry, is devoted to helping anyone dealing with someone who is just that – prodigal. Through the application of God’s truths, Prodigal provides a safe, loving environment for families who are hurting.
Women’s Anxiety & Depression
You are not alone. If you find yourself feeling anxious or overwhelmed … there is hope. Learn to walk in the freedom Christ promised.
Most people who have been through a separation or divorce will tell you that they are incredibly painful and stressful experiences. Divorce Care helps you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.
Are you experiencing the loss of someone you love? Find comfort and community in studying God’s Word together and His plan for healing.
Forgiven and Set Free
This class is designed for women who need to heal emotionally and spiritually after past abortions in a confidential environment. Forgiven and Set Free by Linda Cochrane is the Scripture-based study guide used which helps post-abortive women deal with relief, denial, anger, forgiveness, depression, letting go, and ultimately, acceptance.
Living Free addresses the key drivers of unwanted sexual behavior, whether using pornography, being unfaithful, or buying sex. Men, if you want to find freedom from sexual brokenness, it begins by identifying the unique reasons that bring you to it.
Wives of Living Free
A support group to help wives of men struggling with pornography addiction to be able to understand, support, and assist their husbands.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be debilitating. This class, offered for men and women, gives an opportunity to see how to apply God’s Word to personal life circumstances and build community for support.
It’s very likely that all of us have something in our life that we would like to “Xchange.” Xchanged Life is a spiritual process that delivers hope and support for anyone seeking a life free from the snares of lies that limit our God-designed destiny. The class is designed to help you Xchange “agreement with lies” for “trust in the truth of God’s Word.” Are you ready to make the Xchange?
Stronger Women is a ministry for women who have been abused, bringing God’s healing to deep wounds, refocusing faith, restoring hope, igniting passion and purpose. Abusive experiences leave wounds lasting decades after the trauma of abuse is over. Survivors often move on, but are left overwhelmed by shame, fear, low self-esteem and powerlessness.
As believers, we are called to give of our talents – not only financially, but also our spiritual gifting through volunteering. We have safe and secure ways to give and opportunities to bless others through legacy giving, and a myriad of volunteer opportunities.
Prestonwood offers many ways to use your gifts and talents in serving others – from cameraman to choir member, technician to teacher, parking attendant to prayer warrior. Click here to find out more.
Besides opportunities to watch services, we’re pleased to provide a variety of incredible opportunities to plug in to resources for young believers and mature Christians.
Miss a Sunday Worship Service? Want to catch up on a sermon series? Click here to see past recorded services at Prestonwood. Search for titles, filter by speaker or series, or browse by dates.
To find out more about the ministries at Prestonwood, click on any of the links below.
Through our LifeGroup Bible Studies, small-group ministry, every person who comes to Prestonwood is provided an opportunity to build key relationships that can last a lifetime.
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We want to help men, women and students recover from emotional, physical, relational and spiritual wounds through the power of Christ. Through classes, small groups and individual discipleship, the Life Recovery Ministry will help people pursue, overtake, and recover a life of peace and purpose.
We are a dynamic congregation, with people from all over the North Texas region who have come together for a common purpose—to study God’s Word, to worship Him, to do His work, and to reach the world with the Gospel message.
We unapologetically value six core areas in the life of our church. Together, these shared values identify who we are, rally us toward all that we desire to accomplish, and unite us in fellowship.
No matter which campus you attend, you’ll find warm smiles to greet you; vibrant, worshipful music to lift your soul; and powerful teaching from God’s Word that will transform your life.