Registration for the Fall term 2018 is now OPEN. 

Register HERE for the Ceramics classes.

Register HERE for the free classes (Biblical Studies & Normal Aging vs. Dementia)

Register HERE for all other classes.


College of Biblical Studies

NOTE: All courses offered in the College of Biblical Studies are FREE.  

BSF18102  God’s Covenants with Abraham, Moses and David

A DVD-based study series examining God’s covenants with Abraham, Moses and David that point to the coming of Jesus Christ. This course is designed to help people grow spiritually through an increased understanding of God’s covenants with key Old Testament figures, the Torah as a statement of faith, and the Old Testament as a foretelling of the coming of the Messiah. The course will include DVD presentations, Bible readings and group discussions.

Instructor: Carl Johnson, retired IBM systems and marketing manager, and experienced instructor.

Bring to class: Note-taking materials

Day:      Thursdays, beginning October 11, 6 sessions
Time:    3:00-4:30 pm
Room:  203
Cost:     Free


BSF18108  How We Got the Bible

Have you ever had a friend ask you about books that were supposedly cut out of the Bible? Or maybe someone tried to tell you that the person who really chose the books of the Bible was the Emperor Constantine.

In this 6-week course, you’ll learn about all these things and a lot more. You’ll learn how the books in your Bible ended up there, and why we can trust the text of the Old and New Testaments. You’ll learn how the Bible was copied and translated, and the fascinating stories of people in history who risked their lives to spread the word of God.

Instructor: Brent Graham, Associate Pastor of The Lakeway Church

Bring to class: Bible and note-taking materials

Day:      Wednesdays, beginning October 10, 6 sessions
Time:    3:00-4:30 pm
Room:  208
Cost:     Free


College of Fine Arts

FAF18101  Ceramics II

Must have completed Ceramics 1.  Students learn from demonstrations, videos, and from each other how to use molds and stencils of biblically-inspired images to create ceramic pieces.  Stencils represent favorite memory verses.  Doves are also created to decorate the walls of The Refuge Ranch, Austin’s ministry which rescues girls from sex trafficking.

Supplies needed:  Additional $20 fee for clay & glazes

Instructors:
Joyce Johntz, experienced pottery instructor
Sheryl Clark, BFA, artist and assistant pottery instructor
Els Buckingham, artist, jeweler and assistant pottery instructor
Kathy Reaves, assistant pottery instructor

Day:  Mondays, beginning September 10, 6 sessions
Time:  5:00 – 8:00 pm
Where:  Student & Children’s Center, 2nd Floor
Cost:  $25 per individual plus supplies fee of $20 ($45); $30 per family plus supplies fee of $20 ($50)


FAF18102  Ceramics I and II

Ceramics 1 and II meet simultaneously with different demonstrations and projects.  Students learn from demonstrations, videos, and from each other how to use molds and stencils of biblically-inspired images to create ceramic pieces.  Stencils represent favorite memory verses.  Doves are also created to decorate the walls of The Refuge Ranch, Austin’s ministry which rescues girls from sex trafficking.

Supplies needed:  Additional $20 fee for clay & glazes

Instructors:
Joyce Johntz, experienced pottery instructor
Sheryl Clark, BFA, artist and assistant pottery instructor
Els Buckingham, artist, jeweler and assistant pottery instructor
Kathy Reaves, assistant pottery instructor

Day:  Mondays, beginning October 29, 6 sessions (no meeting November 19 Thanksgiving week)
Time:  5:00 – 8:00 pm
Where:  Student & Children’s Center, 2nd Floor
Cost:  $25 per individual plus supplies fee of $20 ($45); $30 per family plus supplies fee of $20 ($50)


FAF18102  Floral Design

This course covers the basics of floral design using God’s creations in fresh, dried, and silk flowers for the creation of seasonal arrangements and wreaths for the home and church. This hands-on class involves demonstrations, discussion, and tips for creating beautiful floral displays for any occasion.

Maximum enrollment: 10

Instructor: Judy Teague, TLC church secretary, former retail florist and designer for 25 years

Day:      Wednesdays, beginning October 10, 6 sessions
Time:    10:00-11:30 am
Room:  Church Kitchen
Cost:     $25.00 per person plus $35.00 for materials


FAF18106  Introduction to Mosaic Art Workshop

This fun and fast-paced course provides the beginning mosaic artist with a foundational knowledge of the art form along with hands-on experience.  Each class will feature a short lecture followed by a workshop-style creating session.  Upon conclusion of the course, participants will take home two small completed works of art utilizing varied materials and techniques.  No prior experience is required.  Join us for a 3-week mini session of fun and fellowship.

Maximum Enrollment – 10

Instructor:  Barbara King, a devoted creator of mosaic art. She has completed numerous mosaic workshops, including intensive training at Studio Arte del Mosaico in Ravenna, Italy.  She has taught art and mosaic to youth and adults at AFA Academy and Boys and Girls Club.  Barbara is a 10-year member of the Society of American Mosaic Artists and a contributing author to its e-Journal, Groutline.

Bring to class:  Eyeglasses if needed for close work. Eye protection (goggles) is optional and should be brought by student if desired.  Students should wear old clothing or bring an old T-shirt to protect clothing.

Day:      Thursdays, beginning October 11, 3 sessions
Time:    1:00-4:30 p.m.
Room:  207
Cost:     $25.00 per person plus $75.00 for materials


College of General Studies

GSF18108  Smoke-N-Spice

If you are interested in learning Texas Style BBQ, aka smoking, this class may interest you.  The class will be taught by two of TLC’s Pitmasters, Gary Kinman and Jo Carlson.  While they own Big Green Eggs, some information will be specific to the BGE; however, most of what is taught will apply to smoking in general.  The first week the class will be held at the Kinman home to cover basics of the smoker and accessories.  All other classes will be held at TLC.  This class covers smoking meats and cold smoking (cheese, nuts, salt, etc.) and our favorite wood choices and spices with each topic.  Evening topic samples will be provided.

Instructors: Jo Carlson and Gary Kinman, have extensive experience using Big Green Eggs for both smoking and grilling.

Bring to class:  notebook and pen

Day:      Thursdays, beginning October 11, 6 sessions
Time:    7:00-8:30 p.m.
Room:  Kitchen and Fellowship Hall
Cost:     $25.00 per person plus $50.00 for materials


College of Health & Well-Being

HWBF18106  Understanding Your Own Behavior

Why do I do that?  Are my relationships where I want them to be?  What do I need to know in order to be a healthier version of myself?  These are just a few of the questions we will explore in this course.  This class is appropriate for teenagers through senior adults and is for both men and women.  Learn about what makes you react the way you do.  We are never too old to change!

Instructor: Deanna Reed, licensed professional counselor that works at New Life Counseling Center, a Christian counseling center. 

Day:      Tuesdays, beginning October 9, 6 sessions
Time:    6:30-7:30 p.m.
Room:  208
Cost:     $25.00 per person


HWBF18107  Normal Aging vs. Dementia 

This one-time class will discuss what normal aging is as well as what defines dementia.  It will also explain the different types of dementia, covering prevention and treatment.

Instructor:  Dr. Gayle Ayers is a native Texan, born and raised in the Lubbock area. She served as Chief Resident while at UT Southwestern, completed Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship training at Yale University, and is currently an outpatient geriatric psychiatrist at Seton Mind Institute.  She specializes in caring for patients with dementia. As well, she is one of the lead physicians in the Cognitive Disorder Clinic at UT Health Austin; a clinic associated with Dell Medical School and the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences.  

Day:      Sunday, November 4, (one class only)
Time:    5:00-6:30 pm
Room:  Sanctuary
Cost:     Free


College of TechnologyTech-icon

TF18101   iPhone 101: For Beginners

Is your iPHONE smarter than you?  Are there options on your phone that you have no idea how to use or that even exist? This 6-week course will help you discover what all your iPHONE can do for you. It’s more than a phone; it’s a mini computer!

(NOTE: this class is specifically about iPhones, not Android phones.)

(COURSE DOES NOT COVER THE NEW iPHONE X TECHNOLOGY.)

Maximum enrollment: 15

Instructor: Nicole Linko, a local IT consultant with Linko IT and Web Solutions, and experienced technology instructor

Bring to class:  iPhone, notetaking materials

Day:      Mondays, beginning October 8, 6 sessions
Time:    10:00-11:30 am
Room:  203
Cost:     $25.00 per person


TF18102  iPhone 102

This course picks up where iPhone 101 left off. If you are a beginner with your iPhone, then you need to take iPhone 101 before you take this course, or already be familiar with the basics of use. (COURSE DOES NOT COVER THE NEW iPHONE X TECHNOLOGY.)

Maximum enrollment: 15

Instructor: Nicole Linko, a local IT consultant with Linko IT and Web Solutions, and experienced technology instructor

Bring to class:  iPHONE, notetaking materials

Day:      Tuesdays, beginning October 9, 6 sessions
Time:    9:00-10:30 am
Room:  203
Cost:     $25.00 per person


TF18104   Android Smart Phone Class for Beginners

This course will provide the student with skills to operate today’s smart phones.  There is no such thing as a stupid question.  Science reporter, Brian Hill, demystifies smart phones using material that he has put together for classes he has taught at the Lakeway Activity Center for several years.  This class will concentrate on Android devices such as, Google pixel phones and Samsung phones.  Basically any phone that is not an Apple iPhone.  This class assumes that you know nothing about smart phones.

Maximum enrollment: 15

Instructor: Brian Hill has spent his career demystifying technology as a TV and radio science reporter for ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox TV affiliates. He has taught a class on iPhone and iPad for seniors at the Lakeway Activity Center for several years and has taught a course for users of Android Smart phones as well.

Bring to class:  Android phone, notetaking materials

Day:      Tuesdays, beginning October 9, 6 sessions
Time:    9:30-11:00 am
Room:  207
Cost:     $25.00 per person


TF18105   Online Security Tips for the iPhone and Android

Retired TV science reporter Brian Hill will play pieces of the movie “Do you trust this computer?” where experts discuss why you should be concerned about your digital privacy.  You will learn how you can do a browser check to control some of the interest based advertising on your smartphone and PC.  You will learn about tools for your PC, smartphone, WIFI, using apps, password managers and new tools inside Facebook.

Instructor: Brian Hill has spent his career demystifying technology as a TV and radio science reporter for ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox TV affiliates. He has taught a class on iPhone and iPad for seniors at the Lakeway Activity Center for several years and has taught a course for users of Android smart phones as well.

Bring to class:  Android phone or iPhone, notetaking materials

Day:      Wednesday, October 17, (one class only)
Time:    5:30-7:00 pm
Room:  205
Cost:     $12.00 per person


Registration for the Fall term 2018 is now OPEN.

Register HERE for the Ceramics classes.

Register HERE for the free classes (Biblical Studies & Normal Aging vs. Dementia)

Register HERE for all other classes.