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Equipping Classes

Equipping Classes are taking a break for the summer. Classes will resume on August 14 with the start of the third quarter.

Our equipping classes are an essential element in helping us fulfill our mission statement. They provide training for our church family to be more competent, committed, and contagious disciples of Jesus Christ as we know God, apply his truth, and help others.

Summer Break

Jul 3–Aug 7

 

3rd Quarter

Aug 14–Oct 9

Jeremiah

Teacher: Scott Bucher
Location: Generations Building, Chapel
Focus: This class will work through Jeremiah 7–15 with an emphasis on proper interpretation and application. The goal is to deepen your understanding while also motivating you to love, worship, and imitate Christ more. 

Systematic Theology

Teachers: Aaron Logan & 
Casey Banks
Location: Generations Building, Room 203
Focus: This class will guide you to a deeper understanding of God and his character through the careful study of the foundational doctrines of the faith. Some of the topics include the attributes of God, reliability of scripture, nature of man, and atoning work of Christ.

The Story of the New Testament, Part 2

Teachers: Brendan Tomassian & Blake Boys
Location: Worship Center, Backstage Boardroom
Focus: By the end of these nine weeks, you will understand the overarching story of Philippians-Revelation. You will know the purposes and highlights of each book and understand how they fit together. In addition, you will become familiar with the different genres of books in the New Testament and see how the New Testament fits together and fulfills the promises of the Old Testament.

Membership Class

Teachers: Ken Harvey
Location: Worship Center Lobby
Dates: Aug 14–Sep 4
Focus: This four-week class introduces attenders to Grace Church of the Valley’s mission, background, beliefs, and structural organization en route to official membership. Although anyone is welcome to attend the class, those who wish to become members need to attend the class, turn in an application, and complete an elder-interview before formal acceptance.

Baptism Class

Teachers: Ken Harvey
Location: Worship Center Lobby
Dates: Sep 11–25
Focus: This three-week class presents the biblical basis for believers’ baptism and encourages believers who haven’t been baptized to do so.
 

High-School Students Equipping Class

Teachers: James Prendergast
Location: Generations Building, Room 201A
Focus: This class, will be asking and answering big questions pertaining to Christian living, theology, and the Bible. Each week we will dig into Scripture, consult various resources, and discuss our findings with one another.

Junior-High Students Equipping Class

Teachers: James Prendergast
Location: Generations Building, Room 201B
Focus: This class is geared specifically toward junior-high students and this quarter will set out to answer the question: “who is God?” We will be opening up our Bibles to pursue a better understanding of God’s timeless attributes to produce more informed worshippers.

 

Classes are available for all ages during the Equipping Hour. You can find more information on the classes for children and youth on each of those ministry pages: Children's Sunday School, Junior-High, or High-School Classes.

 

Resources

Things to Come Class Outlines (4th Quarter 2021)
Introduction & Why Study Eschatology
Abrahamic Covenant & the Land
Davidic Covenant & the Throne
New Covenant & the Holy Spirit
Prophets, Matthew, and the Kingdom
Olivet Discourse and the Tribulation
Thessalonians and Hope
Revelation

  

Contact

Have questions? Contact:
Jack Barley
(402) 852-8072
jack@graceofthevalley.org

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