Equipping Classes

Equipping Classes are designed to help you learn and grow alongside others at Scarlet City Church.

Upcoming Classes

We offer Equipping Classes several times throughout the year. Each offering will include classes that are biblical, cultural, and personal in nature. Equipping Classes are taught by Scarlet City elders, staff, and other gifted teachers.

Summer 2020 Equipping Class Offerings

Scarlet City DNA

This class is for anyone who is open to calling Scarlet City Church their home. You may be ready to become a member, learn what being a part of a church is like, or just want to learn more about this church. In any case, this is the right class for you. This class will help us understand and own the mission and vision of Scarlet City Church.

Topics of discussion will include: understanding God’s story, embracing healing and wholeness, living in partnership, and joining.

 

The class will be 1 to 4 sessions during the month of July, dependent on the availability of those who register.

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How to Study Your Bible: a practical approach

Practicing presence with God…

We can practice being present with God by reading and studying His word. Maybe you’re feeling uncertain how to get started? Sometimes, all you need is a bit of guidance.

Plan to join our own Christine Mallory as she explains and demonstrates the 3 Questions method to study the Bible. The 3 Questions method is a simple, yet powerful tool to engage with the Bible:

Flexible: Study any part of the scriptures

Adaptable: Study independently, study with a group, even lead a study
Simple: All you need is your Bible!

 

Thursday, June 18 from 1-2pm

or

Monday June 22 from 8-9pm

 

Please sign up for one of the two dates listed.

To foster an atmosphere of discussion and questions, class size is limited to 10. First come, first served, so register today!

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The Good and Beautiful God: Falling in Love with the God Jesus Knows

“God wants me to try harder.”
“God blesses me when I’m good and punishes me when I’m bad.”
“God is angry with me.”
We all have ideas that we tell ourselves about God and how he works in our lives. Some are true–but many are false. James Bryan Smith believes those thoughts determine not only who we are, but how we live. In fact, Smith declares, the most important thing about a person is what they think about God. The path to spiritual transformation begins here.

Turning to the Gospels, Smith invites you to put your ideas to the test to see if they match up with what Jesus himself reveals about God. Once you’ve discovered the truth in Scripture, Smith leads you through a process of spiritual formation that includes specific activities aimed at making these new narratives real in your body and soul as well as your mind.

In this book-based discussion group, we’d like to connect with one another through conversation based around key selections from The Good and Beautiful God.

Participants are encouraged to purchase a copy of The Good and Beautiful God, by James Bryan Smith (readily available from the bookseller of your choice).

Read an excerpt of the book here.

YouTube discussion by the author here.

 

Men’s Session:

Saturday mornings, 8:30-10: June 27; July 11, 18, 25

 

Women’s Session:

Sunday evenings, 7-8:30: June 28; July 12, 19, 26
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Ever Ancient, Ever New: the Allure of Liturgy for a New Generation

“Late have I loved you, O Beauty ever ancient, ever new, late have I loved you!”
Saint Augustine of Hippo

For many years, articles, surveys, and news reports have lamented the steady flow of young people leaving the church in North American. Yet while some are leaving, others are choosing to remain within the fold of Christianity and explore other expressions of their evangelical faith. They are rediscovering the beauty of a faith that is ever ancient yet ever new.

In this book based discussion group, we will explore the allure of a liturgy infused with historic Christian practices and rooted in creedal theology, introducing us to several churches and communities that foster this “convergence” of old and new.

Reading the book is not required but strongly encouraged as it will help each of us fully engage in this conversation!

You can purchase the book here.

Read a review of the book here.
Video introduction by author here.

 

There will be five sessions beginning the last week of July. Meeting days and times will be determined based on the availability of attendees.

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