What Are New Horizons Classes?

We offer a wide variety of classes that help you discover the core beliefs and practices of the Christian life so that no matter where you are spiritually, you can grow.  These classes fall into one of four tracks: 100, 200, 300, and 400 level tracks.  New Horizons 101, 201, 301, and 401 are our core classes that we encourage everyone at Lakeshore to take (offered concurrently, four times a year).  Below is a list of classes offered in each track.


 

NEW HORIZONS
100 TRACK

NH101
DISCOVER LAKESHORE
Find out what it means to be a Christian, and discover the vision, values, history, and beliefs that drive Lakeshore.
1 Session, 4 1/2 hours
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NH102
BAPTISM ORIENTATION
Learn what the Bible says about the meaning and importance of baptism and how to know if you should be baptized. This class prepares you for baptism at Lakeshore. 
1 Class, 90 minutes
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NH103
FIRST STEPS: CORE BELIEFS OF CHRISTIANITY

This class will help you take great first steps in your faith as you understand six fundamentals of Christianity so you can develop a relationship with God.
6 Sessions, 90 minutes each
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NH104
SECOND STEPS: THE BOOK OF COLOSSIANS
Studying the New Testament Book of Colossians one verse at a time, this class will help you better understand the person and identity of Jesus Christ and how you can better love others in your family and in your world.
12 Sessions, 90 minutes each
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NEW HORIZONS
200 TRACK

NH201
DISCOVER SPIRITUAL MATURITY
Learn the habits that help you grow spiritually by learning how to pray, how to read and study the Bible, the value of living in community with other Christians, and how to develop a heart of generosity.
1 Session, 4 1/2 hours
*NH101 is a pre-requesite
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NH202
UNDERSTANDING & ENJOYING THE BIBLE

Grasp the overall message of the Bible and how to study it yourself. Learn the unique message and theme of all 66 books of the Bible and the four steps of effective Bible study. 
SMALL GROUP, SEMINAR, OR PERSONAL STUDY
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NH203
LIFE FOUNDATIONS: PRACTICAL CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY
Learn the key themes that run throughout the Bible and form Christian theology including the nature of the Bible, God, Angels, Mankind, Salvation, Sanctification, the Church, the End Times, and the Afterlife.
SMALL GROUP, SEMINAR, OR PERSONAL STUDY
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NEW HORIZONS
300 TRACK

NH301
DISCOVER MY GIFTS AND IMPACT
This class will help you discover your spiritual gifts and help you learn how to make a lasting impact in the church and world by strategically and intentionally serving God and others with them.
2 Session, 6 hours total
*NH101 & NH201 are pre-requisites
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NH302
LEADERSHIP TEAM TRAINING

Find out how to best equip, empower, and encourage your own servant leadership in those you lead - whether at home, on the job, or in ministry. 
1/2 Day Event
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NEW HORIZONS
400 TRACK

NH401
DISCOVER LIFE'S ULTIMATE MISSION
This class will help you learn how to bring the Good News to others around the world and how to use your own personal style to share your faith with your friends, family, and neighbors.
2 Session, 6 hours total
*NH101, NH201, & NH301 are pre-requisites
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