At GVLC, we teach God’s Word as the absolute foundation of our lives and seek a fuller understanding of God’s Word to build faith. Please join us at one or more these classes!

  • Cost: only materials or book to be paid the first session.
  • Free childcare provided at all classes. Let the church know prior to the first class at 763-544-2810 if you will need childcare.
  • Submit the sign-up form below to register.

Winter 2019

LifeLight Bible Study
Sundays, starting January 6
9:40 am

LifeLight™ Bible studies are in-depth explorations of entire Bible books and topical themes of Scripture. We’ll focus on the book of Isaiah, written by one of the major Old Testament prophets, and include studies on prophecies in both Old and New Testament time frames. Participants will do at-home study and get together for weekly group discussion. The goal of LifeLight is that through a regular program of in-depth personal and group study of Scripture, more and more Christian adults may grow in their personal faith in Jesus Christ. Led by John Hamre and Larry Fortun.

That the World May Know: God Heard Their Cry
Sundays, starting January 13
9:40 am

Studying the book of Exodus, this video series by author Ray Vander Laan will look at how God answers the cry of his persecuted people and proclaims himself Lord to them and their oppressors. Led by Pastor Kurt.

Senior’s Tuesday Bible Study and Fellowship
Tuesdays, beginning January 8
9:00 –  11:00 am

Senior adults get-together for fellowship, snacks, and study. Studying the book of Exodus, this video series by author Ray Vander Laan will look at how God answers the cry of his persecuted people and proclaims himself Lord to them and their oppressors.  Led by Pastor Kurt.

Marriage: Nurturing and Building Healthy Marriages
Wednesdays, starting January 30
6:15 pm

This class provides couples with Godly, practical insights and skills to refresh and enhance their relationship. It’s conducted in a confidential, supportive setting and all content is consistent with the GVLC marriage position. In Christian love, all are welcome.  Space is limited – sign up now! Led by Bruce and Tania Peterson.

Wednesdays, starting January 30
6:15 pm

Do you have trouble saying “no”? Are you in control of your life? How can you set limits and still be a loving person? Healthy relationships and sound living depend on maintaining effective personal boundaries. This nine-week interactive course will set you on a journey of discovering practical applications that set boundaries and limits in a loving and caring manner. Led by Cindy Inselmann.

Divorce Care
Tuesdays, starting February 5
6:30 pm

You don’t have to go through it alone. Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced. Divorce Care will help you face these challenges and move you toward rebuilding your life. Led by Denise Olzenak and Nate Downing.

Men’s Bible Study “Romans and You”
every other Saturday morning, beginning January 5
9:00 am

Calling all men! This study on the Book of Romans is for you. Edited from the study by Dr. Timothy Keller, this class is a wonderful guide to help men appreciate and better understand the gift of God’s righteousness for your life. Join us every other Saturday for study and fellowship. Led by Larry Fortun.

Run for God 
Sundays, starting January 13
12:00 noon

Exercise/running/plus video study that allows runners to combine faith and endurance training in a way that helps take people, even those who have never run, through their first 5K.  Led by Mary Williams. Run the Valley on April 13.  Sign up HERE.

Zumba (Beginners)
Wednesdays, starting January 30
6:00 pm

A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. This class will be at a low intensity and perfect for beginners to dance fitness. Variations will be provided to boost the intensity for the more experienced dance fitness individuals. Led by Megan Bielefeldt.

Zumba Strong 30 (Intermediate)
Wednesdays, starting January 30
6:45 pm

Using only your body weight, STRONG by Zumba® will test your strength and stamina in a powerful cardio and muscle-conditioning session in one, all led by music. The original STRONG by Zumba® 30 class is a short version of the 60 minute class but will still give you a solid workout. It’s ideal for hitting your ultimate fitness goals — and then making new ones. Multiple levels will be demonstrated so this class is good for all levels of fitness. Led by Megan Bielefeldt.

New to GVLC – New Member Orientation
Sundays, February 3- February 24
12:00 noon

Welcome to Golden Valley Lutheran Church! We’re glad you’re here. You are invited to come and meet new people and learn more about GVLC: who we are, what we teach, and how you can get involved. Class is led by Pastor Kurt.

7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess
Wednesdays, every other week, starting March 13
6:00 pm

Are you ready for a life-changing experience? Do you feel overwhelmed by the level of power that clothing, spending, waste, stress, media, possessions and food have taken in your lives? This study takes a Biblical approach to reducing the clutter in our lives. Led by Carrie Schmitz.

Wednesday, starting January 9
6:15 pm

For students in Grades 6-8.  Led by David Lovhaug and Pastor Kurt Weber.

High School Study
Wednesdays, starting January 9
6:15 pm

Join us for Bible Study, a service event, or just to hang out and have some fun! High schoolers from Hopkins, Wayzata, Bloomington, St. Louis Park, Cooper, Armstrong, Edina, and Minneapolis are part of the GVLC family. You’re sure to know someone and guaranteed to make new friends! For students in Grades 9-12. Led by Rob Sigfridson.

Sunday School
Sundays, starting January 13
9:40 am

Sunday School meets weekly September through May for children age three to grade five. A typical day includes large group interactive praise and worship, creatively-taught Bible lessons, engaging activities, and prayer. Director of Family Ministries, Jen Hall.

Prayer Study
1st Saturday of the month, starting January 5
10:00 am 
Prayer Teams Sundays
9:45 am

The first Saturday morning of each month, a small group of individuals interested in listening for the LORD’s direction come together for Spirit led prayer over our church. Contact Rebecca Wahl if interested or for more details:

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