Spiritual Formation

At Coastal, Small Groups and Spiritual Formation Classes provide an environment for growth.  The truth of the Bible intersects with real life.  In community, you are supported, encouraged and held accountable to becoming more like Christ.

Summer Spiritual Formation

Spiritual Formation Registration

Summer Spiritual Formation

Please check all for which you would like to register. All classes are Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Coastal.

#Adulting - May 2-30

Wednesdays @ Coastal - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

This class is open to anyone ages 18 and older.  As adults, lives can become convoluted and hectic. Often, societal pressures and situations arise that challenge our faith. Please consider joining us for our #Adulting class as we seek to unpack the Biblical response to these issues that can arise in everyday life. Such topics include reconciliation, relationships, evangelism, finance, and legacy. Our hope is to identify some of these conflicts, provide a healthy response from a Biblical lens, and provide thought-provoking conversation and education. Questions? Contact or for more information.

 A Place of Healing - WOMEN ONLY - May 2-30

 Wednesdays @ Coastal - 6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

Have you experienced physical or emotional abuse and/or trauma in your life? This class will be journeying through Joni Eareckson Tada’s A Place of Healing: Wrestling with the Mysteries of Suffering, Pain, and God’s Sovereignty. There is a $14 cost for the book. This class is highly confidential. If you would like to attend or have further questions, you can contact the class leader, Jenn Nicholson, directly by emailing

Becoming a Person After God's Own Heart - May 2 - 30

Wednesdays @ Coastal - 6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

God said that David was a man after His own heart. In this four week class we will study some of the characteristics, which earned David this distinguished honor. We will also learn how these character traits apply to our lives, in order to encourage our journey of Becoming a Person After God’s Heart.

Foundations - May 2- June 13

Wednesdays @ Coastal - 6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

Foundations is a study for those who are still investigating the faith, or would like to establish themselves with a basic overview of Biblical history and theology. We will spend 7 weeks working through a survey of the Old Testament.

Hoping for Something Better - WOMEN ONLY - March 23 - June 27

Wednesdays @ Coastal - 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

This group is diving into Nancy Guthrie’s Hoping for Something Better study of Hebrews. This study focuses on the person of Jesus Christ, what he has done for us, and why we should invest our lives in drawing near to him. There is a $13 cost for the book. Onsite childcare is provided. 

How to Defend Your Faith - June 6 - July 18 (No meeting on July 4)

Wednesdays @ Coastal - 6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

I Peter 3:15–16 tells us to always be “prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that you have that is in.” This class is an introduction to Christian apologetics—a preparation to defend (gk. ‘apologia’) for our hope. We’ll work towards a better understanding and application of “conversational apologetics” (using questions as a primary tool for evangelism), define “apologetics” using I Peter 3:15–16, and discuss the seven reasons asking questions is a preferable method and crucial part in engaging people in conversational apologetics.

How to Help People Change - June 6 - 27

Wednesdays @ Coastal - 6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

4 Week Class on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 on the foundations of providing counsel and care using the Scriptures. Can we actually help people change? Are the Scriptures sufficient to be utilized in counseling?Join us as we wade through the resources that God has provided to us to help us care for one another. Open to those wishing to receive training in biblical counseling. $17.00 cost for book (scholarships are available).

Theological Triage - WOMEN ONLY -  July 11 - August 1

Wednesdays @ Coastal - 6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

Our world is full of “Christian” books, celebrity pastors, podcasts, blogs, and parachurch ministries. The Internet is full of information about theology and doctrine. In all of this, how can we know what is consistent with God’s Word? This class provides practical tools for discerning truth in a world full of half-truths and falsehoods.

Visual Theology - WOMEN ONLY -  June 6 - 27

Wednesdays @ Coastal - 6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

This class will follow the book bearing the same name. Visual Theology by Tim Challies provides a unique approach to learning the essentials of our faith. This class will give you a strong foundation to more in-depth study of God’s Word. The book is not required for the course, but recommended.

What is Baptism? - July 11 - August 1

Wednesdays @ Coastal - 6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

Whether you want to get baptized in the near future or want to know more about what the Bible says about baptism, this class is for you. You will gain a better understanding of the Gospel, and the impact that has on each person when seen through the lens of baptism. This class is required for all those who are seeking baptism at Coastal.