Starts Sun. Aug. 16, 2020. Whether your journey with Jesus is brand new or time tested, we have a variety of options to connect with other believers, learn from the Bible, and grow in your personal relationship with Christ.
101 no prep, study and discussion done together in class
201 optional prep, study and discussion in class, but some outside reading would enhance your experience
301 some prep, study at home then share what you've learned
401 prep required to participate (by invitation only)
Wondering what this church is about and how to get involved? This 5 week mini-class will introduce you to the staff, our ministries, Countryside's mission, and our denominational affiliation, the Evangelical Covenant Church. Meet others new to our church community in this informal, discussion based experience and find out how you are gifted for ministry!
Explore a book of the Bible in a smaller group setting with other beginners as well as seasoned learners. Ask questions, be mentored, and explore how the Bible applies to your life.
Parenting children has its own set of challenges for parents desiring to raise their children with a Biblial worldview. Connect with other parents as you study how to disciple your young children.
View DVD of the Holy Land and discuss the culture, history, and meaning of stories in the Bible. Appreciate how understanding the Bible in its original context impacts how you apply it to your life circumstances today.
Learn how to study the Bible as you study the Bible with other women. Build your skills set in how to read, study, and share what you're learning about the Bible and your relationship with God. Share your prayer concerns and support one another in the process.
We've heard the terms: Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial, even Gen Z or i-gen. What defines a generation? How do some basic cultural commonalities impact how we reach across generational lines when doing ministry? How do I understand my grandchildren? How do I relate to my older boss? Explore conflcit resolution, parenting your grandchildren, speaking "their" language, and numerous topics related to discipleship.
Your relationship with Jesus can be enhanced by exploring the writings of various Christian authors, from modern thinkers to classic works to ancient texts. Read at home to prepare, then enjoy a lively volley of discussion of the ideas and challenges presented. Discover what it means to walk with Jesus and be transformed by the Holy Spirit in community.
Training for Countryside's Leadership team, Christian Formation teachers, and those in lay leadership of various ministries. By invitation.