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CONNECT ACADEMY  Maybe you’ve been a Christian all your life, but recently you’ve been longing for more. Or perhaps you're new to following Jesus, but just like the long-time believer, you too feel a tug inside pulling you to learn more and discover more. We want to walk with you on this journey of discovering for yourself what it means to truly  follow Jesus. The Connect Academy is a three-year, intentional program where we will discover together how to read and study the Bible. We’ll dig deep into the very basic beliefs of the Christian faith. We’ll help you discover your God-given gifts and abilities and together find the perfect way for you to follow Jesus… just the way you are! And we’ll empower you and give you the tools to walk confidently in sharing the love of Jesus with the world.
I’m interested, can I come check out a class?

Yes! We still want you to register online as if you were becoming an academy member, but if by the end of October you’re just not feeling like this is the place for you, then we will help you find some other place where you can grow in the way you’re following Jesus.

How do I become a connect Academy member?

You can register on our website at or you can contact our Adult Discipleship Coordinator, Stacy Vanderwerf, at stacy(at) or 507-304-0969.


Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 pm

October 4 - December 20 (we will not meet on November 22nd)

In the Fall we will spend our weeks journeying all the way through the Bible—from Genesis to Revelation. During our time together you will:

  • Gain a powerful foundation on how to read, study, and understand the Bible
  • Grow together as a group as you discover the power of scripture both in your       individual life, and in the life of Christian community
  • Learn how the entire Bible works together to tell the story of God’s work in the world

Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8pm

January 31 - April 25 (we will not meet February 14th)

In the Spring we will build on the Biblical foundation we gained in the Fall as we discover the absolute basics of the Christian faith. Like a tattoo, the fundamental truths of the Christian faith are supposed to be permanently etched into us, and part of that means we need to really begin to understand where these beliefs come from and what they mean. Together we will:

  • Find the Christian faith presented perfectly for a modern audience
  • Discover difficult biblical concepts explained simply and visually
  • Acquire the language to explore, discuss, and ask questions about the big story of the Bible

COST: You can pay the entire amount of $45 by October 25th, or you may pay in two installments of $22.50 (due on October 25th and November 29th).

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*Scholarships available, please don't let cost hinder your participation.


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Mankato, MN 56001

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