Christian Bible Studies and Courses

NEXT @ SouthRidge

What is NEXT? NEXT is a program that offers life and spiritual enrichment courses, seminars, support groups, workshops, and bible studies. Think of it like a place where you can go to learn about the things you find interesting or helpful in a setting that is friendly and welcoming.




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Baptism Class

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Teaser Description

Baptism is an important outward expression of our faith in Jesus. If you haven't been baptized it's time to take your next step!

Date:
Monday May 27, 2019

Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location:
SouthRidge Fellowship

Baptism is an important outward expression of our faith in Jesus. If you haven’t been baptized it’s time to take your next step!

Our baptism class on January 14 from 7:00-8:00pm at SouthRidge covers what baptism is and why you should do it. 

Instructor:

Wes Linde




Intro to Partnership

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Teaser Description

This seminar is designed to provide you with a better understanding of who we are as a church, and how you can partner with us in what God is doing in and through SouthRidge. 

Date:
Monday February 4th

Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:
SouthRidge Fellowship

This seminar is designed to provide you with a better understanding of who we are as a church, and how you can partner with us in what God is doing in and through SouthRidge. We will cover topics such as our History, our Mission & Vision, our Beliefs, you’ll be introduced to our Leadership Team, and more. And it’s all done in a friendly and casual atmosphere, where you have a chance to ask questions and interact with some of our pastors.
Instructor:

Wes Linde




Egypt & Israel Holy Lands Journey

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Teaser Description

This trip is designed to help people deepen their faith by having the Bible come alive before their eyes as they visit and walk the lands described in both the Old Testament and the Gospels. 
Information session January 10th 7 - 8 PM in Room 230 at SouthRidge Fellowship

Dates:
Leaving - April 25, 2020
Returning - May 10, 2020
(16 days)

Let the stories of the Bible come alive as you travel through Egypt and Israel. Journey with other believers to Mt.Sinai, the Dead Sea, Nazareth, and many other places from both the Old Testament and the Gospels during this 16 day adventure. 

Information session January 10th 7 – 8 PM in Room 230 at SouthRidge Fellowship

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Leaders:

Pastor Brent & Pam Chapman and Dr Larry & Judy Perkins




FOODSAFE Course

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Teaser Description

We will be offering a FOODSAFE  level 1 course on Saturday, January 26 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM at SouthRidge in room 220 for anyone 14 years or older.

Date:
Saturday January 26

Time:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Cost:
$63/person (includes the workbook and certificate processing fee for Fraser Health)

Location:
SouthRidge Fellowship room 220

We will be offering a FOODSAFE level 1 course on Saturday, January 26 from 8:30am – 4:30pm at SouthRidge in room 220 for anyone 14 years or older.  Cost is $63/person. (includes the workbook and certificate processing fee for Fraser Health).  Please bring a lunch.  Coffee, tea and water will be available. Deadline to register is January 18, 2019. 

If you’re a volunteer at SouthRidge and you think the ministry benefits from you getting this certificate please talk to your ministry leader for a possible discounted rate.




Babysitter Course

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Teaser Description

So you want to be a babysitter? Or, your parents want you to take this course so they feel confident leaving you at home alone? Babysitting with First Aid Hero emphasizes learning through real life scenarios. Grades 6+

Date:
February 23, 2019

Time:
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM 

Cost:
$65+ GST online

Location:
SouthRidge Fellowship

Red Cross Babysitting Course
So you want to be a babysitter? Or, your parents want you to take this course so they feel confident leaving you at home alone? Babysitting with First Aid Hero emphasizes learning through real life scenarios. information covered includes: Exploring the business of babysitting, creating safe environments, safely caring for ages 0-12, and first aid skills.

Southridge Fellowship, Feb.23rd, 2019, 8:30-3:30
Grade 6+
$65 + GST online registration




Governance Townhalls

Teaser Description

Developing a Biblically-Consistent, Evangelical Understanding of Church Structure and Leadership for the 21st Century.

Drop in to all or just one of these sessions, no sign up required.

Date:
January 14, 21, 29, and February 5

Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location:
SouthRidge Fellowship room 230

Developing a Biblically-Consistent, Evangelical Understanding of Church Structure and Leadership for the 21st Century.

Drop in to all or just one of these sessions, no sign up required.

Monday January 14, 2019
Topic: Understanding relevant biblical principles regarding church structure and leadership.
Discussion will include; key principles of knowing God’s will, understanding Jesus message of the kingdom, looking at how the creation mandate and the redemptive mandate intersect, and the significance of the two great commandments to guide kingdom life.

Monday January 21, 2019
Topic: Understanding the issue of “authority” in church communities.
Discussion will include: looking at the principles of congregational authority and priesthood of all believers and their implications; what values Jesus wants his Messianic assemble to express when it comes to God’s rule and human agency/authority (Mark 10:43-45, John 13, Matthew 18 &23); and the appointment of leaders in 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1 and 1 Peter 5:1-7.

Tuesday January 29, 2019
Topic: Implications of gospel principles for church structure and leadership titles.
Discussion will include: looking at the NT use of titles (Matthew 23, Mark 10:43-35, 1 Corinthians 1 &4); the concept of deacon ‘ministry’ in the NT; the gifting of the Holy Spirit; use of ‘leader titles’ in our context; implications of Romans 16 and Colossians 4 for leadership structures in the congregation; and the problem of rogue ‘leaders’ (3 John) and false teachers (1 & 2 Timothy).

Tuesday February 5, 2019
Topic: Implications of gospel principles for discerning who can serve in church leadership roles, including the role of women in the Christian community.
Discussion will include: looking at the creation and redemptive mandates; the principle of the priesthood of all believers and the residence of the Holy Spirt in the believer (Galatians 3:25-29); the effects of the fall (Genesis 3) and working to restore the new creation; and 1 Timothy 2, 1 Corinthians 12, Romans 16, and Colossians 4 in the context of this discussion.