This class demonstrates what it takes to function appropriately in polite society. We learn business and table manners, grooming techniques and appropriate dress, poise, and gracefulness. Our goal is to bring each participant to a place where, at the end of this course, others describe her as “a strong woman who is also a lady.”
Powered for Life is to help each person discover their ability to live a life filled with hope and a sense of purpose. We work on overcoming their personal problems, developing a positive self-image, and achieving goals that lead to feelings of accomplishment. In doing this, it also helps students to understand God’s purpose for their lives, and His mandate to be productive.
Using Larry Burkett’s “Money Matters Workbook”, the goal is to give our ladies the knowledge and resources to face the complex choices of our society. Problems can be avoided if the right decisions are made — decisions like how to use credit cards wisely; how to live on a budget; and how to know what kind of cars, clothes and houses to buy.
This course is designed to take each participant from sitting down at a computer for the very first time to being able to operate in today’s office environment. Sessions include keyboarding, computer operation, maintenance, navigating the internet and e-mail, Microsoft Word and Excel. We also cover internet security and how to wisely purchase a computer.
In order to be marketable, everyone needs to have an up-to-date, easy to read resume’ that represents their experience, education and skills. Participants will develop two resumes – one for introductory purposes and another for the more in-depth interview.
This course is split into two classes. First participants will be instructed in the do’s and don’ts of successful employment interviews including handling tough questions honestly, what an interviewer can and cannot ask, and how to be a proactive applicant. Then each participant will have the chance to put these skills into practice in a mock interview setting.
The Relationship Principles of Jesus offers a six-week study focused on bringing depth and health to all forms of relationships…even the difficult ones. By studying and focusing on Jesus, lessons are learned on how to live the Christian life and strengthen relationships using Biblical tools and principles such as:
Loving as Jesus loves
Communicating from the heart
The Golden Rule
The course will center on what matters most, our relationship with God. To benefit most from this study, as well as to get a daily dose of encouragement, daily readings of approximately 15-30 minutes are required. This study can truly help the participants with the essential ingredients to deepen and strengthen relationships in their lives.
This class helps our participants settle issues and feelings that have brought them where they are today. This is a very eye-opening, freeing series, as participants find the true meaning of forgiveness…both for others and themselves.
Each year a contemporary book is chosen for study that deals with women’s issues. Past titles include “When A Woman Overcomes Life’s Hurts” by Cindi McMenamin, “All the Pretty Things” by Edie Wadsworth, “When Wallflowers Dance” by Angela Thomas, and “The Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren.
In this class, participants learn the basic skills necessary to keep cars in good working condition and extend the life of the vehicle. The instructor, an experienced mechanic himself, also directs the class about how to spot dishonest auto mechanics and avoid being cheated.