Wednesdays beginning September 9 | 6:30 p.m. (unless otherwise stated)

Bellevue gives people of all ages the resources they need to be part of the Mission God has given us. Take a look at each of the opportunities available to you, and be part of our Equip Strategy to reach Memphis and beyond with the gospel.

Fellowship Supper

Wednesday Nights | 4:30 p.m. | Fellowship Hall

August 22, 2018

Adults - $6.50, Senior Adults - $6.00, Kids- $4.00/ Awesome August (ONLY) Family Price:  $20.00

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Italian Broccoli, Caesar Salad, Garlic Toast

Sub Sandwich Menu & Chef Salad Menu

Children Hamburger, Fench Fries


Old Testament
Wednesdays, Year Round | 6:15 p.m. | Chapel
Joe Jernigan
Start at the beginning. In this study on Genesis, you will learn the foundation for every major teaching of the Bible, as well as the essential tools for understanding our Christian worldview.
Bible Challenge

Wednesdays, Beginning September 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Guest Central
Steve Wiggins

Have you always wanted to read the entire Bible but find it overwhelming? The Bible Challenge, led by our Contemporary Worship Pastor, Steve Wiggins, is a method of reading the entire Bible, one chapter a day. Each Wednesday evening, Steve will teach further from that day’s chapter, beginning with Matthew 1 on September 5. By registering for this Equip class, you will also receive daily Bible Challenge emails.


Defending the Bible (Adult Singles 40+)

Wednesdays, September 5–November 14 | 6:30 p.m. | W268
Rick Jones

Is the Bible true? This is a question that demands an answer, and fortunately the answer is available. In this series you will learn to recognize truth, study the evidences supporting the claim that the Bible is true, and discover why it matters to your life.



Outrageous Hope, Extravagant Joy: A Study in 1 Peter
Kickoff | Wednesday, September 5th | 6:30 p.m.
Tuesdays, September 11–November 13 | 9:30 a.m.
Wednesdays, September 12–November 14 | 6:30 p.m.
Fellowship Hall 
Donna Gaines/Jean Stockdale
$10 for Workbook

Hope and joy are not just wishful thoughts. Like the air we breathe, they are vital necessities of life—gifts that God wants to give to us. In the New Testament teachings of 1 Peter, the old fisherman gives practical instructions on how to live energized by the Spirit—no matter what. Join us as we immerse ourselves in the study of 1 Peter, a God-breathed letter that will challenge us to live each day of our lives with Outrageous Hope and Extravagant Joy!
Faithful Women
Tuesdays, September 11–November 13 | 9:30 a.m.
Dee Weddle/Vicki Wilson/Jamae Zarshenas Kingdom Agenda
Video Series with Tony Evans
$10 for Workbook

Each day we have a choice: Will our agenda mirror the values of the world or will it reflect the Kingdom of God, the One who has a future filled with hope waiting for us? In this study, Tony Evans challenges us to make sure our lives are aligned with God’s Kingdom agenda based on His eternal plans and priorities.
The Source for Single Moms
Friday, October 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Fellowship Hall
This is a special event for single moms featuring a dinner, fellowship, and an encouraging message from God’s Word. Free childcare available upon registration.
Love Welcome Serve (Bellevue Women)
Tuesday, October 30 | 6:30 p.m. | Fellowship Hall
Amy Hannon | Cost: $15
Childcare available with registration.

Amy Hannon encourages women to embrace a 1 Peter 4:8–11 lifestyle of hospitality. Come enjoy dinner and a time of fellowship with other Bellevue Women. Childcare provided.
Secrets Savored
Wednesdays, September 12–November 14 | 9:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m.
Classes held in individual homes. | $25

Childcare available with registration.
Dianne Dougharty
Are you looking for an older, godly woman to encourage you in your walk through life? Secrets 1 and 2 could be the perfect choice! Grab a friend and join one of the classes in an inviting home setting for some fun and encouragement.
Sewing 101
Tuesdays, September 11-November 13 | 9:30 a.m. | F245/247
Linda Johnson | Childcare available with registration.
Are you looking for a class in the practical art of garment construction and smocking? Regardless of your skill level, this class will provide hands-on individual instruction from an expert teacher. Enjoy an opportunity to serve out into the community by also participating in the hospital preemie gown ministry. Each session will begin with a devotional highlighting Scripture passages. Gather with other women to share warm fellowship and a shared sense of accomplishment as you develop your God-given creativity.
Precept Bible Study: John Part 3
Tuesdays, August 21-November 13 | 6:00 p.m. | W249
Amy Wakefield
How well do you know the Son of God? Are you convinced that what He said about Himself is true? From beginning to end, John reveals Jesus as the Son of God.


Men of Memphis
Thursdays, September 13 – November 1 | 6:00–7:00 a.m.
Fellowship Hall | $5 for Breakfast
Gather with other men to enjoy a hearty breakfast and study God’s Word. Use this opportunity to encourage one another to be godly men of Memphis.
Every Man's Battle (men only)
Call (901) 347-5830 for information.
Wednesday Evenings and Saturday Mornings

Are you battling sexual temptation, lust, or pornography? Some battles aren’t meant to be fought alone! Receive structure, support, and encouragement to experience the victory God has for you.
Boot Camp (men only)

Wednesdays, September 5–November 14 | 6:30 p.m. | W275
Dana Leake/Bill Street

The word smells of sweat, exertion, pain—and the glory of accomplishment. If you are tired of hearing and hearing, yet not growing, this is for you. Our time will be biblically focused and intentional—yet filled with joy! For men only and only for men who mean business with God.



Wednesdays | 6:15 p.m. | Choir Room
Fall will be an exciting time for the Bellevue Choir. We will continue to lead worship in our 9:20 a.m. Worship Service. The Bellevue Choir and Orchestra will also lead worship in Bellevue’s Christmas tradition, Majesty of Christmas. Come to be a part of this incredible worship opportunity. No audition is required for membership. Childcare is provided.
Wednesdays | 6:15 p.m. | Orchestra Room | (901) 347-5726

For over 30 years Bellevue’s Orchestra has been an integral part of Bellevue’s DNA. Comprised of faithful volunteers who love music and love Jesus, the Orchestra plays for most major Bellevue events, including the 9:20 a.m. Worship Service on Sundays, Bellevue’s Singing Christmas Tree, Majesty of Christmas, and more. The repertoire includes traditional sacred pieces and hymns, classical, Broadway, jazz, and pops standards, as well as contemporary music.
School of Performing Arts
Weekly private/group lessons offered through November 30
(901) 347-5711 | Learn More
Bellevue’s School of Performing Arts (SPA) helps people of all ages discover their God-given gifts and the joy of using those gifts in service and worship. This program leads students to Serve In through Worship Services and special events at Bellevue, Serve Out at nursing homes and schools, compete in festivals, and perform in various venues in Memphis and beyond. Lessons are offered year-round in a variety of disciplines.

Wednesdays, September 5–November 28 I 6:15–7:45 p.m.
Cindy Kenney I (901) 347-5577

K-WOW is a weekly program designed to teach children in Pre–K–3rd grade to worship God in spirit and in truth. This fall K-WOW will send out an “SOS” calling our kids to Seek our Savior, Serve our Savior, and Share our Savior through song, prayer, and biblical truth. Other Serve In and Serve Out opportunities will also be included to encourage the children to impact their world for Jesus.

Volunteers will assist you with Check-in at the following locations:

• East Lobby

• 2nd Floor Preschool Entrance

• 2nd Floor Children’s Entrance


Shift (4th+5th Grade)
Wednesdays | 6:15–7:45 p.m.
W209/211 | Michael Pritchard/Cindy Kenney | Learn More
Preteens will be equipped to use their talents to serve others. Each week they will experience games, activities, and interactive classes to help them learn biblical truth.
The Mix (Middle School)
Wednesdays | 6:15–7:45 p.m.
Middle School Assembly (W385) | Cory O’Hara
 | Learn More
The Mix is a worship experience designed for Middle School students. Creative activities, music, and teachings that communicate biblical truth are used to help students grow in their relationship with Jesus. Each week students will be equipped to be a catalyst for spiritual awakening in their schools and spheres of influence.
Exit 15 (High School)
Wednesdays | 6:15–7:45 p.m.
High School Assembly (E368) | Blake Appleby | Learn More
Exit 15 is the high school Worship Service designed to help students find a place where they will be encouraged through worship, laugh, make friends, and hear a challenging message from God’s Word. The ultimate goal is to help students grow in their faith.
The Vue
Mondays, August 27–December 3 | 7:00 p.m.
3472 Plaza Aue, Suite 101, in Poplar Plaza
Adam French
College students are encouraged to come be part of our worship experience as we seek to connect with God and each other. Our goal is to be a Word-centric authentic community that engages the world.
Young Adult Singles Midweek Bible Study
Wednesdays | 6:30 p.m.
F241/243 | Joe Bayless
 | Learn More
Midweek helps young adults in their 20s and 30s deepen their relationship with Jesus as they learn biblical truth and develop godly friendships. Throughout each series young adults will be encouraged and challenged to dig deeper into Scripture and allow God’s Word to be lived out through personal relationships.


Parenting With Intent

Wednesdays, October 17–November 14 | 6:30 p.m. | E342 Darrell Nephew
What do parents want most for their kids? What are kids looking for in their parents? Which parenting principles truly help us raise our children “in the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord?” Discover encouragement for all stages of parenthood.


PATH—Parents As Tender Healers

Training for Families Considering Foster Care | E338
Wednesdays, September 5th – November 14th | 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Taught by Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home (TBCH) staff, PATH offers learning opportunities for individuals interested in becoming foster parents. This class equips families in their effort to provide a safe, nurturing, and loving environment for the children in their care. Thanks to TBCH and their partnership with Bellevue, this particular PATH class reinforces the biblical mandate to care for children in crisis. PATH is required for anyone considering foster parenting in Tennessee.


"Soul"utions for Marriage

Wednesdays, September 5–October 10 | 6:30 p.m. | E342 Darrell Nephew
Do you know how to be “good and mad”? Do you find yourself waiting on your spouse to do the right thing? Have your expectations led to disappointments? Is your relationship set on a firm foundation? The challenge of oneness in marriage needs real “soul”utions.


Aging: Issues and Options

Wednesdays, September 5–October 10 | 6:30 p.m. | W241 Chris Knudsen
As families seek to honor their aging parents, they face increasingly complex legal issues regarding the care of their loved ones. This class will cover a variety of topics and questions you might face as you seek to honor your parents through this late season in life.


Care Groups

Help for Difficult Times (women only)

W147 | Dee Weddle/Denese Shumaker/Jamae Zarshenas
Kingdom Agenda—DVD Series with Dr. Tony Evans

There is a battle over the direction and purpose for your life. Find God’s blueprint for surviving and thriving in a chaotic and confused world.


Hope After Betrayal (women only)

W150 | Lainie Hale/Rose Tew
While it may take several forms in a relationship, betrayal, disappointment, confusion, shame, isolation, and deep emotional wounds are all indicative of the devastating consequences of domestic abuse. This group supports women as they find emotional and spiritual healing for their wounded hearts!


Marriage Works!

Wednesdays, October 10–November 14 W152 | Jamie Fish
Has your dream of having a better marriage hit the pause button? It’s not beyond your reach! This group addresses pertinent issues all couples face. Learn how to apply godly principles and experience a relationship that is more than you have ever dreamed.


Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

W141 | Ron Jerkins/CaroleWayman/Treva Pedigo/Pam Chrestman
Has your loss left you feeling emotionally numb, detached, and lonely? Receive support, encouragement, and biblical answers as you begin the healing process.

Restored Hope

Meets the First Wednesday of Every Month W244 | Wallace Lock
The heart-wrenching declaration that someone has chosen an “alternative lifestyle” is increasingly heard in homes across America. This group provides scriptural guidance, compassionate advice, encouragement, and practical counsel for the loved ones of those who are struggling.


Young Warriors (boys ages 9-14)

W145 Bobby Gorman/Dick Rodewald/Ken King/Matthew Whinghter
Many boys today lack any model of authentic, godly manhood. By learning character traits of biblical heroes, having lively conversations, and enjoying group activities, boys build life-changing relationships with faithful men as well as other boys. Our leaders also talk with moms to understand the battles each young warrior faces.


More Than Conquerors (men only)

Wednesdays, and Fridays | 6:30 p.m. | W140 Mike O’Bryant/Dave Tatum/Jim Chambers
The battle you face with addictions has already been won through the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ. Grow in your understanding and application of God’s Word as you break free.


Alongside Mood Disorder

W152 | Mark Bowman/Brenda Morgan
Are you finding it difficult to assist someone facing illness, depression or unpredictable behavior? Group content will include information on what a mood disorder is, as well as support and encouragement as you travel alongside them on this challenging journey.


Men2Men Cancer Support Group

W156 | Richard Curry/Dana Brokmeier
Iron sharpens iron, and this is especially true when we are going through a diagnosis with an uncertain outcome. Men2Men provides an environment for discussion on many of the issues pertaining to those that have a cancer diagnosis. You don’t have to face this challenge alone.


Parenting Again?
W154 | Wanda Ruark
Finding yourself in a parenting role when you thought your original parenting responsibilities were complete? This growing trend leaves many kind, loving people in over their heads and completely exhausted in raising someone else’s children in the internet age! Find support and encouragement as together we try to get our bearings while Parenting-AGAIN!


Separated but Not Severed

W144 | Scott and Karen Vogelsang
You may be physically or emotionally separated from your spouse, yet hold out hope that God may be doing something. Learn biblical principles and insights for healing and reconciliation for broken relationships.


Thriving With Cancer (women only)

W142 Jenny Dyson/Wanda Morrow/Alex Micolta Sherry Tacker/Mary Ann Weaver
Have you been devastated by a cancer diagnosis? Don’t feel isolated; join other “thrivers” who will come beside you and pray for you as you celebrate life together.


While We’re Waiting

W242 | Sean and Heather Ellis
This support group is for those who have experienced the loss of a child at any age. From conception to adulthood there is very little difference in the pain that results. Join us to find hope and encouragement.


Women of Worth (women only)

W151 | Patti Reed
Connecting genuine faith to everyday living can often be elusive. This is especially true when poor lifestyle choices, relationship struggles, and bad decisions are mixed with addictive behavior. This study will expose the vulnerable places in our thinking and behavior to begin the repair at the source of the problem—your heart! Learn to draw near to your Heavenly Father, who is with you in this struggle. Group interaction provides healthy connections with others on a similar path. God hears, He cares, and He is with us every step of our journey.


Career Transitions
Fridays | 1:00 p.m. | W125 | Paul Van Der Merwe
Are you seeking employment? Receive job listings, job interview training, résumé construction help, and more that will help you secure a job in the current marketplace..


Understanding and Engaging Muslims

Wednesdays, September 5–October 24 | 6:30 p.m. | W260
David Frazier/Kent Mathis

You can take the gospel to the nations here in Memphis! Our city is becoming more and more ethnically and religiously diverse. Join us as we learn about the religion of Islam and gain practical advice for engaging Muslims and people of different cultures.


Serving Out in Memphis and Beyond

Wednesdays, September 5–October 24 | 6:30 p.m. | W258 Steve Marcum/Ben Taylor
This class is designed to help you get started on your Serve Out journey. Join us as we explore God’s Word, God’s world and God’s work!


Bellevue English Classes
Tuesdays, September 11–December 4 | 6:30 p.m. W256 | Co-ed | Shawn Fye Wednesdays, September 12–November 28 | 9:30 a.m. W256 | Women Only | Dee Weddle
English classes are available for internationals in the Memphis area who wish to improve their conversational English skills and learn about American culture. Teachers instruct using the Bible and English as a Second Language materials.
American Sign Language

Wednesdays, September 5–November 14
Beginner | 6:30 p.m. | W264
Intermediate | 6:30 p.m. | W266

Whether you are a beginner in sign language or want to go beyond the basics, we have methods of helping you become involved in reaching the deaf and hard of hearing by Serving In at Bellevue and Serving Out in the community.

Beginner Class Registration
Intermediate Class Registration


One proven pathway toward accomplishing our Mission as a church is to Equip all believers for the work of ministry—and then help you find ways to use those tools. The following list contains some of the ways you can be involved in Sharing Jesus.

English Classes

Bellevue English Classes
Tuesdays, September 11–December 4 | 6:30 p.m.
W256 | Co-ed | Shawn Fye
Wednesdays, September 12–November 28 | 9:30 a.m. W256 | Women Only | Dee Weddle
English classes are available for internationals in the Memphis area who wish to improve their conversational English skills and learn about American culture. Teachers instruct using the Bible and English as a Second Language materials.


Next Steps on Wednesday Nights
Wednesdays | 6:15 p.m. | Fireside D
Explore 101: September 5
Fast Track: September 12
Learn More
Take the Next Steps toward church membership and learn how you can help carry out the Mission and Vision God has given Bellevue to reach Memphis and beyond. Classes are also offered on Sunday morning. Go online for more information on dates and times.
Next Steps for Students (6th–12th Grade)
Sundays, September 23 and November 18 | 9:20 a.m.
Next Gen Conference Room | Learn More

This class is designed specifically to help students learn more about Bellevue and their role in helping us accomplish our church Mission.
Next Steps for 4th+5th Grade
Sundays, August 25, September 23, October 28, and November 25
9:20 a.m. | E266 | Learn More
This class prepares pre-teens for their journey as a Christian and is also a requirement for baptism and completing church membership here at Bellevue. One parent must attend this class with their child.
Next Steps for Children

Children 3rd grade and under who have asked Jesus to come into their heart, made a profession of faith, are seeking baptism, or responded during an invitation in one of the Worship Services at Bellevue are asked to attend the Next Steps for Children Class. Due to the sensitive content of each session, we ask that at least one parent attend all three sessions with their child.

Sunday Classes
September 2, 9, 16
October 7, 14, 21
November 4, 11, 18

Wednesday Classes
September 5, 12, 19
October 10, 17, 24
November 7, 14, 28



Lead Like Jesus

Wednesdays, September 5–October 3 | 6:30–7:45 p.m. | W256
Drew Tucker/Jason Pyron

Jesus is the greatest leadership role model of all time. We see the head, heart, hands, and habits of leadership on full display in the life of Jesus. Join us as we learn to lead like Jesus led and discuss how that fits into Bellevue’s Vision of being a catalyst for spiritual awakening in Memphis and beyond. This will be an interactive time of teaching and discussion.


Lead 501

Wednesday, October 17 | 6:30–7:45 p.m. | W256
What does it mean to be a leader at Bellevue? What are the qualities needed to be effective in leading and serving others? When we speak of Serving In or Serving Out at Bellevue, how do we do that most effectively? Whether you have led or served at Bellevue for years or you desire to lead for the first time, consider joining us as we discuss the makeup of a leader at Bellevue—a leader that leads like Jesus.



Financial Peace University
Tuesdays, September 11-November 6 | 6:30 p.m. | W125 | REGISTER Wednesdays, September 12-November 14 | 6:30 p.m. | W125 | REGISTER Sundays, September 11-November 6 | 4:30 p.m. | W125 | REGISTER $80/household
Through this DVD and small group study, Dave Ramsey teaches a nine-week series on winning with money, that 4,000 people from Bellevue have participated in since 2015. Topics include budgeting, saving for emergencies, getting out of debt, and investing for your future. For the first time ever, your membership will include Dave’s online budgeting tool, EveryDollar Plus (a $99 value) and his popular follow-up series, Legacy Journey. No matter your stage of life, this course is a must.
Legacy Journey

Sundays, September 9-October 21 | 4:30 p.m. | W249 | REGISTER
Wednesdays, September 12-October 24 | 6:15 p.m. | W249 | Register
Thursdays, September 13-October 25 | 10:30 a.m. | W125 | Register
$95 Per Household
Ramsey Solutions’ newest curriculum is designed for those who have already completed the first three baby steps of Financial Peace University (or a similar plan). In seven lessons you’ll gain a deeper understanding of what the Bible says about wealth and receive practical tools for living and leaving a legacy.

Smart Money Smart Kids

Wednesdays, September 12–October 24 | 6:30 p.m. | W247
Cost: $59/household

During this six-week course, parents of students (elementary–high school) will learn how to teach their kids the key principles of money by creating teachable moments in their family’s every day routine. You’ll learn how to build your child’s character and give them a solid understanding of how money works and how to make wise decisions. Beyond the group study, you’ll receive free access to over 30 videos and practical helps you can use from home.