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Classes

Grow within an authentic community. House of Hope offers a wide variety of class options to meet diverse interests and needs.

“At the start of the class, I was feeling pretty weighed down by life’s responsibilities. By the end, I felt lighter because I know it’s not all up to me.”

Classes

Upcoming classes include:

Renew & Refesh Event

Start your weekend in renewal and restoration mode by joining us at New Covenant Bible Church for a time of guided meditation and body movement.  Allow the Holy Spirit to renew your mind as we focus on God’s Word, practice rooting down in God’s truth and getting grounded in His love.  Our meditation will focus on Ephesians 3:17-21, “And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power,… to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.  Restore your mind, body, and spirit connection as we are lead into a deeper understanding of who we are as daughters to the King.

Class size limited so register early.  Exercise mat recommended for added comfort.

Where: New Covenant Bible Church
When: Saturday, April 17th
Time: 9:00AM to 11:00AM
Cost: $15
Class Instructor: Kim Wallace

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Holy Yoga 101

Holy Yoga is the intentional practice of connecting our entire being; body, mind and spirit with God; the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The practice of Holy Yoga brings Mark 12:30 to life. “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.”

Our instructor, Kim Wallace, will introduce us to the history and basics of Holy Yoga.  You will experience a yoga flow, a time of worship and praise, utilizing your entire body.   She will break down some of the basic postures while using scripture and music throughout the class to serve as a moving meditation.  All are welcome, participate at the level that works for you.

When: April 26th – May 24th
Sessions: Mondays, 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Location: TBD
Cost: $25
Bring: floor mat, water, wear comfortable clothing
Class Instructor: Kim Wallace

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The Exchange

For some, freedom means walking away from painful memories or major traumatic events, such as divorce, rape, abandonment. For others, freedom simply looks like moving past the fears and hurts that are holding them back or keeping them stuck. Regardless of the experience or challenge, it is time to release it and walk in the freedom you need and in the abundance of God’s purpose for your life.

When: May 6th – June 24th
Sessions: Thursdays, 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Location: TBD
Cost: $49 (includes workbook)
Facilitator: Kelly Rieger

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Unleashing Your Potential

Join wellness coach Alina Warner as she shares practical tips for accomplishing personal goals.  Whether it be wellness, fitness, professional or other personal improvement goals, this workshop will be a time of identifying and creating an action plan to successfully achieve desired results.  

Meet Our Facilitator:  Alina Warner

Alina Warner is a Certified Health Coach, founder and owner of Wellness Within You health coaching practice in Cedar Rapids, IA. She helps her clients unlock their health potential and increase their level of energy through proper nutrition, mindful eating, movement, stress management and much more. 

When: April 22nd
Session: Thursday, 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Location: Virtual
Cost: $10

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Who Am I – An Identity Investigation

At some point in our life,  we all ponder the question “who am I”.  This question takes on another level for those who are adopted.  The world identifies us in many ways, but who are we really?  What is our true identity?  Are you ready to open the greatest investigation of all?  A deep dive into the Bible to discover not just who you are BUT WHOSE you are.  Facilitator, Tracy Berta, will share her personal, remarkable adoption story and lead a study thru scripture on our true identity.

Take the journey through the Bible with us, where together; we will discover and reclaim our true identity and the birthright that is ours through Jesus Christ.  

When: May 13th & May 20th
Sessions: Thursday, 6:30PM – 8:00PM
Location: TBD
Cost: $20
Facilitator: Tracy Berta

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Meet the facilitator:  Tracy Berta

Tracy is an author, speaker, mother of five and wife to Brian.  A child of adoption, Tracy has an amazing story of her adoption journey she loves to share.  She has a passion for sharing her love for Jesus and a desire that women would have an intimate relationship with Him and experience the transformation and freedom that only He can bring.   Her blog “Thirsty For Him” is founded in Psalm 63.  “O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for you in this parched and weary land where there is no water.”

 

The Four Pearls

Make wellness a life-long habit by incorporating Coach Alina’s practical tips and instruction on what she terms the four pearls of wellness: nutrition, movement, mindfulness and stress management.  Together, when applied with consistency, these pearls hold the key to health benefits like a strengthened immune system and supporting overall long term health.  You will engage in group activities, learning  practical tips,  and leave with measurable goals.  A 4 week series with each week focused on one of the pearls listed below:

Pearl #1: Simple Meal Planning

Pearl #2: Marvelous Movement

Pearl #3: Mindful Eating

Pearl #4: Keep Calm and Carry On

When:  May 27th – June 17th
Sessions: Thursday, 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: TBD
Cost: $30

Facilitator: Alina Warner

Meet the Facilitator:  Alina Warner

Alina Warner is a Certified Health Coach, founder and owner of Wellness Within You health coaching practice in Cedar Rapids, IA. She helps her clients unlock their health potential and increase their level of energy through proper nutrition, mindful eating, movement, stress management and much more. 

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The Ultimate Journey

Start a personal journey where you learn about yourself while growing closer to God. The program is made up of three phases you’ll take in order. Questions? Contact Mary Benning, Ultimate Journey Group Director.

Phase One

Explore your past, address painful memories and negative self-talk, and let go of emotional baggage in a course led by two skilled facilitators. During Phase One of the Ultimate Journey series, you’ll connect with three other participants in an intimate and safe setting. The total cost of Phase One is $225 ($175 for the class, and $50 for materials ordered separately).

Apply for Phase One.

Phase Two

Learn to trust and draw strength from God. Phase Two is a 10-week course. The cost of the class is $100 with an additional fee of $50 for materials ordered separately.

Apply for Phase Two

Phase Three

In the third and final phase of the series, you’ll build tools to apply the power of your faith to your daily life. Experience the peace, joy, love, and freedom that comes from using Christ’s life for your inspiration. The cost of the class is $100 with an additional fee of $50 for materials ordered separately.

Apply for Phase Three

The next class is offered in Spring 2021. For more information on Ultimate Journey class offerings please email Mary Benning, Ultimate Journey Group Director.

Help with Costs

Learn about available scholarship opportunities.

Learn More

Questions? Contact Susan Lloyd, Manager of Programs and Engagement.