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! Class begins OCTOBER 4. Contact church office.
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. Begins Sept. 13.
There are critial times in the journey of marriage when a little more care and attention will mean the difference between success and failure. Newly wed, parenting young children, and empty nesting are all stages where this is paramount. Strengthen your marriage with the hilarious DVD series, "Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage."
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.
Build friendship and community with other women by examining and practicing the 59 "One Another" exhortations in the New Testament. Learn how to study the Bible as you study the Bible in a small group setting. Share prayer concerns, worship together, and find support.
Get the big picture of the entire New Testament by immersing yourself in the text within a few short months. Your relationship with Jesus will be enhanced by exploring the text in its first century context, without numbers and in chronological order. Read at home to prepare, then enjoy a lively volley of discussion of the ideas, questions, and challenges presented. Discover what it means to be transformed by the Word and the Holy Spirit in community.
Training for Countryside's Leadership team, Christian Formation teachers, and those in lay leadership of various ministries. By invitation.