House of Hope offers a wide variety of class options. We have a class for you no matter what season you find yourself in. This is a place to gather together with other women and learn about God’s truth for your life. It is a place where you can come and be transparent – no masks required. Consider taking a class with us!

If you have any questions, please contact Courtney Misener, Director of Programs and Engagement at or 319.366.4673

If cost is ever an issue, please contact us about scholarships!


Families Where Grace Is In Place - August 28th

Families Where Grace

A guide to developing a grace-filled marriage and raising creative, contented, capable children without legalism or manipulation

Mondays, August 28th, 6:30-8pm [6 Weeks]

Facilitator: Gaye Landis

Class Fee: $30

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More Than Money: Finance Class - October 19th

More Than Money

Get the tools and resources you need to help you make informed choices about how you share, save and spend. In this values-based workshop series, you’ll explore: • How your values and goals go hand in hand. • How to manage the pressures to spend so you can save. • Different ways to plan (budget) how you use your money.

Sessions: Setting Goals • Finding Money to Save • Credit and Debt • Budgeting and Communicating

Thursdays, October 19th, 6:30-7:45pm [5 Weeks]

Facilitator: Thrivent Financial

Class Fee: $20

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Gifts of Imperfection - September 14th

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Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we’d no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, “What if I can’t keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn’t everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself?”

In her ten guideposts, Brown engages our minds, hearts, and spirits as she explores how we can cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, “No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough,” and to go to bed at night thinking, “Yes, I am sometimes afraid, but I am also brave. And, yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable, but that doesn’t change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging.”

Thursdays, September 14th, 9:30-11AM [5 Weeks]

Facilitator: Jessie Lowe

Class Fee: $25

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Understanding Depression - September 19th


This 8-week class is based on the extensive research and experience of Dr. Neil Nedley, M.D. His video-based program educates participants how to overcome depression through a healthy lifestyle approach. This class will focus on brain health and what a person can do to treat depression as well as keep it from ever happening, even if genetically predisposed to metal illness. Humans are complex beings, and it is vital to address the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual components of mental health issues. The methods taught in this program have proven incredibly helpful for those who suffer from depression, as well as those seeking to understand and support their loved ones with depression.

Understand Depression and Tools For Recovery
Tuesday nights, September 19th
6:00-8:00 pm
8 weeks
*Note: Class on third floor. Stairs only, no elevator.

Can We Talk? - October 4th

Can we talk?

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion it has taken place. This 4 week class is designed to address the common pitfalls of communication, identify our own communication styles, look at patterns set in place by our family of origion and set in course a new and skilled way of resolving conflict in a loving and productive way.

This curriculum will be a combined study of Crucial Conversations, Fierce Conversations, and the example Jesus set in the scriptures when speaking to both the powerful and the powerless. Join us as we re-learn what it means to “talk about it.

Start Date:  Wednesday, October 4th Time:   6-7:30pm [4 Weeks] Facilitator: Courtney Misener Cost: $30

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Let's Talk: Parenting Workshop = October 21st

Parenting Workshop-3 Saturday, October 21st 9:30 am-12:30 pm Snacks provided $30 single $50 per parenting company

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Woman Up - November 1st & 2nd


Woman Up. Lead, Love and Lament in your Biblical Womanhood.

Class Fee: $60

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Emotionally Healthy Woman - November 13th


The journey to emotional health begins by quitting.  Some of the things you’ll be encouraged to quit: Being afraid of what others think. Lying. Denying  anger and sadness. Living someone else’s life. When you quit those things that are damaging to your soul or the souls of others, you are freed up to choose other ways of being and relating that are rooted in love and lead to life.

Start Date:  Monday, November 13th

Time:   1-3pm [4 Weeks] Facilitator: Courtney Misener Cost: $25

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Christ Was Born For This: An Advent Bible Study - November 30th

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Join us this Advent season as we celebrate the nearness of our God, who stepped out of eternity and into time to bring us salvation. God sent a baby, His Son, to be our perfect Prophet, Priest, and King. In Jesus Christ, our Prophet became the message, our Priest became the sacrifice, and our King became the servant of all. The baby in the manger was Immanuel, God with us. Christ was born for this! We will follow She Reads Truth’s daily online study and meet weekly.

Thursdays, November 30th 9:00-10am [4 Weeks]

Facilitators: Courtney Misener & Jessie Lowe

Class Fee: $10

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The Ultimate Journey - Launching August & September

What if you’re not really the way you’ve come to see yourself? As you travel the first phase of The Ultimate Journey, you’ll unpack the lies that have held you back, tripped you up, and even derailed you at times. Phase I is a safe harbor where you’ll unload excess cargo and baggage that have weighed you down for years. As you do this, you’ll be freed up to chart a new course that will lead you into an incredible love relationship with your Creator. This class is a personal journey where you will process through your life. Each group includes 3 participants and 2 facilitators, creating a safe, intimate environment to do the work of restoration and healing. Due to the personal nature of this class, attendance is mandatory for all sessions, and we encourage thoughtful consideration whether this is the right time to go through this process.

10 weeks

$225: $175 for the class; $50 for materials (ordered separately)

Important Note: Phase 1 has been a deeply transformative experience for hundreds of women and men. Because of this, Phase 1 consistently has a waiting list, and sessions often fill up in advance. If you are interested in taking Phase 1 at any time in the future, we strongly encourage you to complete and return the registration form. You will not be put on the waiting list until we have your completed registration form. Once you are on the waiting list, we will place you in a class as we have facilitators available. You would have the option to defer to the next session if openings do not match your availability.

Download Phase 1 Registration

Contact Director of Programs, Courtney Misener with questions at

The Ultimate Journey: Phase II

The world tells us we need to be self-reliant and in control. But what if you were created to be dependent upon someone far greater than yourself? What if the Living God, Creator of the universe, wants to be your source for everything? In this class, you will come to trust God with your life because you will know Him for who He is. As you live out this intimate, bonded relationship with your Creator, you will learn to draw everything you need from Him.

*Prior completion of Phase I is mandatory.

Monday nights starting June 12th Length: 11 Weeks

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Cost: $100 ($50 class fee; $50 for book)

The Ultimate Journey: Phase III

This is the third, and final, phase in the Ultimate Journey series.  In this class you will be provided with the practical tools that enable you to take the power of God beyond head knowledge and apply it to your everyday life. You will learn to draw from the life of Christ living in you for everything you need and for every situation you face. As you learn to live from the reality of His indwelling presence in you, you will experience His peace, joy, love and freedom.

*Prior completion of Phases I & II is mandatory.

10 weeks

6:00 – 8:00 pm

$100: $50 class fee; $50 for book (ordered separately)

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