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.
Wednesdays, Beginning Jan. 12
The Real God (book by Chip Ingram)
In his book The Real God: How He Longs for You to See Him, Chip Ingram looks at seven attributes of God – His goodness, sovereignty, holiness, wisdom, justice, love and faithfulness. This study will teach you to see Him in a whole new light and change the way you think about God, yourself and others.
Flooded (book by Nicki Koziarz)
Flooded: The 5 Best Decisions to Make When Life Is Hard and Doubt Is Rising by Nicki Koziarz takes a hard look at the difficulties of life that often result from doubting God’s promises. Let this study rejuvenate you, and learn how to quiet the fears and doubts brought about by the challenges of life.
Couples come to the wedding altar bursting with love for each other. But statistics show that many marriages are unfulfilling and unhappy, or worse yet, end in divorce. So it seems that the love that gets couples married isn’t enough to keep couples married. In this eight-week DVD study facilitated by Minister to Family & Men’s Ministry Shawn Callander, couples will discover that grace is the secret ingredient that can make good marriages great marriages.
SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINE CLASS
Working for God
For many, the workplace has become a stale and dreaded environment. As cultural tensions rise, it can be increasingly difficult to faithfully witness for Christ in the workplace. Join Peter Snell as he unpacks how to 1) make Mondays the best day of the week, 2) be bold for Jesus in practical and yet profoundly fulfilling ways, and 3) find joy in the simple pleasure of doing work in fellowship with God.
Living in God’s Economy
This six-week class is for those seeking true financial freedom as they live according to God’s economy. Learn nine principles pertaining to money and possessions to implement in your life.
Student Ministry Building
Dr. Jason Snyder unpacks and examines the mysteries of the end times in the book of Revelation.
Single & Parenting
If you’re a single parent, you’re probably tired, overwhelmed and feeling a bit underappreciated. This group will allow you to share and learn tips and parenting wisdom that will help you find rest, hope and encouragement. (The workbook is available for purchase in the Prestonwood Bookstore.)
Most people who have been through a separation or divorce will tell you that they are incredibly painful and stressful experiences. DivorceCare helps you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. (The workbook is available for purchase in the Prestonwood Bookstore.)
Community of Prayer
Faith Vs. Weight
Many people in our world struggle with weight, which affects self-image and creates many problems. Join Maria Bower as she breaks down proven disease-preventive, lifestyle-changing practices that align with biblical truths – and are just now being realized by medical professionals as state-of-the-art weight-loss/metabolic game-changers!
Did You Know?
Did you know that David fought a giant in his old age, and nearly died? Explore this and other little-known Bible stories in this five-week study
Prestonwood en Español
Spanish Midweek Classes meet in Rooms A205-A208, and the Student Ministry HS Lobby. For details and to sign up, visit prestonwood.org/espanol.
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.
Wednesdays, Beginning Jan. 12
My New Life
Led by Dr. Phil Sallee
This class will help those who have just begun to follow Christ to better understand God’s Word, God’s character, prayer and the Gospel. A small supportive community of fellow disciples will help you grow your new faith in Jesus.
Led by James McKinney
Gather with like-minded couples to build your marriage according to God’s design. We’ll discuss best practices for honoring your spouse and nurturing your marriage.
Led by Tom Davenport
We’ll finish our study of the book of Genesis, then begin this expository study of Exodus, looking at God’s providence leading His people out of Egypt and into the wilderness.
Basic Christian Beliefs
Led by Lance Millsaps
Theology is important because what we believe affects how we live. Whether you’re a relatively new believer in Jesus or a mature Christian looking for a better understanding of basics of the faith, Basic Christian Beliefs is for you.
Led by Casey Burt
Spiritual Disciplines will teach you what God’s Word says about becoming more like Jesus and growing in character and maturity.
Wednesdays, 6:30 PM
Jan. 12 – Feb. 9
The Life Recovery Ministry at Prestonwood Baptist Church helps men and women recover from emotional, physical, relational and spiritual wounds through the power of Christ. Through support groups, the Life Recovery Ministry will help people pursue, overtake, and recover a life of peace and purpose.
For descriptions and to sign up for Life Recovery support groups, visit prestonwood.org/liferecovery.
Dinner in The Commons
Come early and pick up dinner in The Commons with your friends and family! Chick-Fil-A meals are $5 per person (sandwich or nuggets, bag of chips, cookie, drink).
Parents while you're in class, your students and children can attend Wednesday activities at KIDZ Ministry, Prestonwood Students and Music & Worship programs!
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.