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Wednesday at Park Cities

Wednesday at Park Cities

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 4:45 PM

Location: Park Cities Baptist Church, 3933 Northwest Parkway, Dallas, TX US 75225

Wednesday at Park Cities is a great midweek stop for your family and friends! Please use the info below to help you find the activities, studies and groups that best fit your schedule and needs.

Dinner

Dinner for the whole family from 4:45 – 6:30 pm in the Commons, catered by our friends from these local restaurants! Cost: $8/adult and $4/child.

  • 1st Wednesdays:        Back Country BBQ
  • 2nd Wednesdays:       Maple Leaf Diner
  • 3rd Wednesdays:        Chick Fil A
  • 4th Wednesdays:        El Fenix
  • 5th Wednesdays:       Maple Leaf Diner

Childcare

Childcare is offered on Wednesday nights for Infants to Age 2, of parents who are attending or teaching a class.  Parents must remain on campus while their child is in our care. 

Register for Infant - Age 2 Childcare


Fall Semester 2019

Schedule

10:00 am Preschool Play Date

11:30 am Wednesday Lunch & Program

2:30 pm A Woman’s Touch Bible Study

4:45 pm - 6:30 pm Dinner in the Commons

5:30 pm Preschool Choir
Kids Collective | Music

6:00 pm Care & Recovery Groups

6:15 pm Preschool AWANA
Kids Collective | Scripture
Kids Collective | Worship Arts
Adult Bible Studies
Marriage Core

6:30 pm En Espanol Estudio Biblico

7:00 pm  CREW (Students)

7:30 pm Kids Aftercare

Activities for Kids and Students

Preschool Choir | Age 2*-Kindergarten

Our preschool choir ministry encourages kids to love, follow, and serve Jesus. Each week, trained directors and volunteers teach our children how to write God’s word on their hearts through songs and hymns of our faith. We welcome all children age 2*-Kindergarten! You do not have to be a member of PCBC for your child to be part of choir. We ask that you stay on campus while your child takes part in Wednesday activities.

*By May 15, 2019

A parent or other responsible adult must accompany each child in 2-year-old choir. Enrollment is limited.

Time: 5:30 pm
Locations: Community Life Center/Pleitz Building/Choral Hall
Contact: Karen Zukoski | | 214.860.1552

Register


AWANA | Age 3-Kindergarten

Awana is designed to help kids hide God’s Word in their hearts with the aid of unique curriculum, age-appropriate games and activities, and helpful incentives to keep them going in their Scripture memory.

Who can attend Awana?

Awana at PCBC is for children 3 years  old (as of 9/1/19) through Kindergarten. You do not have to be a member of PCBC for your child to be a part of Awana.

May I drop my child off at Awana?

Parents must stay on campus while their child attends Awana. For those parents not volunteering in the program, we offer a wide range of classes through Wednesday at Park Cities.

Time: 6:15 pm
Locations: Community Life Center
Contact: Brenda Palmer | | 214.860.1584

Register


Preschool Play Date

The Gym will be open on Wednesday mornings for parent supervised free play.

Dates: Begins September 4 | 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Gym, Activities Building
Contact: Brenda Palmer | 214.860.1584


Kids Collective | 1st-5th Grade

PCBC’s Wednesday night program for 1st-5th graders that’s designed to give kids a holistic picture of what it looks like to worship the Lord—and have fun, too.

What is Kids Collective?

Kids Collective combines two of PCBC’s most-loved kids’ programs, Children’s Choir and the scripture memory model from AWANA – using The Gospel Project, our churchwide scripture reading and memory platform.

How Does Kids Collective Work?

We start with the Music component and progress to Scripture and then to Worship Arts. Our teaching staff will safely move kids between sessions through the evening.

Part 1 – Music

Focusing on worship through music—playing musical instruments, movement, singing songs, games, and more.

6th Graders are able to take part in Carol Choir.

“When children have church music instruction as part of their spiritual development, the blessing is powerful and lasts a lifetime.” - Karen Zukoski, PCBC Children’s Choir Coordinator

Locations:
Community Life Center/Pleitz Building/Choral Hall
Contact: Karen Zukoski | | 214.860.1552

Part 2 – Scripture

A deeper dive into the Bible story and scripture memory verse from the previous Sunday – following the Gospel Project reading plan that we are following as a church.

“Going deeper on Wednesdays with what they’ve learned on Sundays equips kids as they learn the Bible, and also equips parents to dive into the weekly scripture with their kids.” – Jay Miller, PCBC Kids Minister

Part 3 - Worship Arts

Kids choose their top three track options and rotate through two of them during the semester. Tracks include art, woodworking, cooking/hospitality, skits/drama, vocals, Kids Worship team, photography, Legos, and more.

“Worshipping the Lord is more than just singing, more than just scripture. It happens through every part of our lives, and we’re excited to encourage children to worship the Lord through their own unique gifts.” – Jay Miller

Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Locations:
Community Life Center/Pleitz Building
Contact: Kim Senteney | | 214.860.1583

Register


PCBC Students

CREW  (7:00 pm)

Bible study in home groups  for students

Middle School CREW | Gathers in a co-ed group at the church (the Pit) from 6:30 – 7:30 pm or in homes for 6th-8th grade girls and 6th-8th grade boys from 7:00 – 8:15 pm.

6th Graders are able to take part in Carol Choir.

High School CREW | Gathers in homes for 9th-12th grade starting at 7:00 – 8:15 pm

CREW United | 6th-12th Grade together in the Loft | 4 times during the school year on Aug. 28, Nov. 20, Jan. 15, and April 29

Contact: Melinda Moran | | 214.860.1575

Register

 

Lifetime Classes for Adults

The Book of Revelation in its Historical Setting

The book of Revelation was written to Christians living in Asia Minor at the end of the first century. The images in this book, while strange to us, were readily recognizable to the original audience. We will explore what Revelation said to those Christians long ago. In so doing, we will begin to see what it still communicates to us regarding being faithful followers of Christ.

Teacher: Joel Weaver, Senior Lecturer in Christian Scriptures at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary
Dates: August 28 – September 18, 2019
Time: 6:15 – 7:15 pm
Location: Reed 102

Register


Reading John’s Gospel as Literature

In this four-week class, we will read the Fourth Gospel with an eye to its literary nature, exploring the plot, characters, literary devices, themes and other features usually overlooked when the gospel is simply read historically or theologically.

Teacher: Robert Creech, the Hubert H. and Gladys S. Raborn Professor of Pastoral Leadership and Director of Pastoral Ministries at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary
Dates: September 25 – October 16
Time: 6:15 – 7:15 pm
Location: Reed 102

Register


Wise Guys: Living Wisely in an Age of Folly

“Wise Guys: Living Wisely in an Age of Folly” is a four-week study exploring the nature of wisdom, its biblical, historical and practical aspects. The first session examines the foundation of wisdom. The second week looks at the place of wisdom. The third week explores the results of non-wisdom. The final week shows what it means to be a wise guy – one who understands, applies, and practices wisdom in everyday life.

Teacher: Dr. Scott M. Gibson, Professor of Preaching and holder of the David E. Garland Chair of Preaching at Baylor’s Truett Seminary
Time: 6:15 – 7:15 pm
Dates: October 23 – November 13
Location: Reed 102

Register


Prayer: With Christ in the School of Prayer

Do you desire to have power in prayer? In this study, Dutch Reformed Pastor Andrew Murray probes scripture and the life of Christ in order to teach us how to pray effectively and powerfully. This course offers a structured series of short and concise, practical and powerful lessons on prayer to fill the reader’s heart with a hunger for God’s presence.

Teacher: Barbara Loest
Dates: August 28 – November 20 (resumes in January)
Time: 6:15 – 7:15 pm
Location: Lower Level Collins 3

Register

Young Adult Singles Gatherings

Women’s Bible Study | Mid 20s – 30s

Date: Ongoing
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Various


Men’s Bible Study | Mid 20s – 30s

Date: Ongoing
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Various
Contact (Women’s and Men’s): Travis Cook | or 214.860.1690

Lifetime Classes for Women

So-Royalty Club and Bible Study

We will study the Bible and put the Word into practice through our So-Royalty Club at Jack Lowe Elementary once a month. Debi Newman will teach us from Romans 8 about our true identity in Christ. We’ll learn to accept our royal standing as God’s daughters as well as teach and disciple the 5th grade girls at Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary to understand that they are, too.

  Facilitator: Dr. Debi Newman
Dates:  September 11 – November 20
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Location: Reed 103

Register


Women’s Evening Bible Study

Daniel: Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy

Bible Study Book by Beth Moore
Daniel: Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy provides a personal study experience five days a week plus viewer guides for the group video sessions of this in-depth women’s Bible study. Join Beth in a faith-building study of prophecy and learn how to live with integrity in today’s self-absorbed society. The prophet Daniel faced unbelievable pressures to compromise his faith, to live in a hostile culture, and to confront temptations and threats. Today, believers in Jesus Christ face many of the same trials.

Text: Daniel: Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy – Bible Study Book by Beth Moore
Cost: None – participants may bring their own workbooks or purchase them at the time of registration.
Teacher: Christina Andrews,  214.860.1508 or
Dates: August 28 – November 13
Time: 6:00 – 7:45 pm
Location: Lower Level Collins 1 & 2

Register

Special Interest Topics and Groups

NearlyWed Seminar

If you are engaged to be married or considering engagement, join us for our Fall NearlyWed Seminar. We’ll discuss the biblical foundation of marriage, the five languages of love, expectations, finances, communication, conflict resolution, intimacy and in-laws, plus much more. You will also take a nationally recognized pre-marital inventory that will measure strengths and potential growth areas as a couple and provide practical steps in your journey.

Dates: Wednesdays, September 4 – October 30
Location: Ellis Parlor
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Cost: $40 per person; each individual must register individually

Register


Marriage Core

Marriage Core is for any couple, whether you have been married for years or for just a short time; if you are doing great but want to do better; of if you are not doing great and want to do better! Over 100 couples have grown their marriage through Marriage Core. With this strategically designed 24-week experience, your relationship will undergo true transformation.

Dates: August 28 – April 22
Time: 6:15 – 7:45 pm
Location: The Loft
Contact: Elizabeth Knight, 214.860.1542 or
Text: Workbook available the first night of class
Cost: Free

Register


Parenting for the Common Parent

Parenting for the Common Parent is a six-week class designed to help you disciple your children in an ever-changing culture.

You’ll be prepared to address hot-button topics—including technology and social media, Biblical marriage, and sexual identity—and lay a foundation for cultivating generosity and creating a Gospel-centered home.

Led by different instructors each week, this class will help you confidently raise your kids in a post-Christian world.

August 28 – Confident Parenting | Kelly Hamilton
September 4 – Creating Healthy Boundaries with Technology and Social Media | Cory Thurman
September 11 – How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex | Jenna Mountain
September 18 – Helping Parents Navigate Difficult Social Issues | Jeff Warren
September 25 – Cultivating a Generous Heart Among Your Kids | Brandon Boyd
October 2 – The Gospel-Centered Family | David Huey with Jay Miller

Dates: August 28 – October 2
Time: 6:15 – 7:15 pm
Location: Fellowship Hall

Register


Financial Peace University

What is Financial Peace University? It is the class that teaches you how to: pay off debt, budget, save money, and give generously. Classes include:

Week 1 – Registration and sign-up
Week 2 – Starter Emergency Fund and Budgeting
Week 3 – Pay Off All Debt
Week 4 – Save a Fully Funded Emergency Fund
Week 5 – Invest for the Future and Build Wealth
Week 6 - Buyer Beware
Week 7 – The Role of Insurance
Week 8 – Retirement Planning
Week 9 - Real Estate and Mortgages
Week 10 – Living and Giving Like No One Else
Week 11 – Critique of the Study

Teacher: Patrick Stewart
Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 11 – Nov. 6
Location: Reed 104
Time: 6:15 – 7:45 pm
Cost: $130 per household for the course and FPU membership and its benefits (see financialpeace.com for additional information)

Register


Care and Recovery Groups

Care and Recovery ministry at PCBC is about helping Christ followers who feel trapped by feelings, behaviors and thought patterns that leave them with shame, guilt, and despair, learn to worship, connect, serve and multiply.

Our theme verse is Revelation 12:11: “They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony.” Our ministry is about learning how to worship, connect, serve and multiply for real people who have real obstacles like mental health issues (depression, anxiety, bipolar), addictions (chemical, pornography, food, gambling), relationship struggles (codependency, abuse), and more.

We meet once a week and we know that may not be enough for everyone, so we strive to help connect you to other groups and opportunities God might use to help you become all that He created you to be.

Teacher: Dr. Debi Newman
Dates: Ongoing
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Reed

Music at Park Cities

Sanctuary Choir

Each Wednesday night and Sunday morning, our magnificent Sanctuary Choir offers up worship and praise to God with joy and passion. Sanctuary Choir is open to any adult who enjoys singing. No audition required! Sacred concerts and seasonal presentations are the hallmark of this ministering community of singers.

Rehearsal: 6:45 – 8:30 pm
Location: Choral Hall
Contact: Jan Cleveland | , or join us for a rehearsal anytime


The Orchestra at Park Cities

The Orchestra at Park Cities is dedicated to using its collective musical talent to praise the Lord as an effective worshipping instrumental ensemble in our services. The orchestra is also involved in seasonal events and mission trips. An interview and/or audition may be required.

Rehearsal: 6:45 – 8:30 pm
Location: Sanctuary
Contact: Keith Meek |

Fitness & Nutrition

ReFit

Incorporates cardio, toning, sculpting, balance and flexibility through Christian music. Donation based classes. For all fitness levels. Bring a water bottle.

Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Gym
Instructor: Mica Petersen
Contact:

 

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