Westside Baptist Church
Friday, July 21, 2017
Connecting People to Jesus, One Person at a Time
Discipleship Training Classes are a way for Christians to develop biblical habits (or disciplines) that challenge us to grow closer to God and enhance our relationships with other people. The 2017 Spring semester has classes for everyone and are held on Wednesday and Sunday evenings.
 Deciding My Church Membership 
     Course Cost: No Cost                       
     Instructors: Keith Russell & Bob Barton
     Location: Fellowship Hall
     Date: April 2, 2017
     Time: 9 - Noon
     Are you a new member of Westside? Have
     you been visiting Westside and wonder if
     this is the church God wants for you? Then
     this one time class “Deciding My Church
     Membership” is just for you!
We invite you to learn all about Westside Baptist Church and what it means to be a member of this fellowship. Call 781-0618, Ext. 50 or email Stephanie to register.
Sign Language Class
   Instructor: Laurie Palmquist         
   Location: Teachey Chapel, Room T112
   Date: Sundays 5 p.m. (Advanced)
   Date: Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. (Beginner)
   This course is a continuous class for the beginner
    and advanced student that will teach and expand
    your abilities communicating with sign language.
    There will also be plenty of supplements with
    practical learning exercises.
Discerning My Ministry
   Course Cost: No Cost
   Instructor: Jeff Howell
   Location: Coker Building / Room C102
   Date: February 22 / April 12 (6 week course)
   Time: Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.
   Having a hard time knowing what God is saying versus
   what others are saying? This study is designed to help
   you know the voice of God: His language, character,
   and tone of voice.
 Entrusted - A Study of 2 Timothy
   Course Cost: $14.00
   Instructor: Jeanette Hunter
    Location: Fellowship Hall
   Date: January 25 (6 week course)
   Time: Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.
    In this 6-session Bible study, you will be encouraged
    to guard what God has entrusted to you, further His
    kingdom by sharing Christ with others, and pour into
    future generations just as Paul once mentored Timothy.
Because in this journey of joy and hardship, we need each other to stay the course and live a life of faithfulness.
Grief Share: From Mourning to Joy
   Course Cost: $18.00
   Instructor: Jim & Azalea Stepp
   Location: Coker Building / Room C101
   Date: February 1 (12 week course)
   Time: Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
Are you hurting from the death of a loved one? How do you heal the deep hurt of such a loss? How do you begin to rebuild your life? Why does it seem that so many other people don't understand how you feel? Through a series of video seminars you'll learn valuable information that will help you see more clearly how a loss can affect you over a period of time and how the Lord can bring healing.
Uninvited - by Lysa Terkeurst
   Course Cost: $14.00
   Instructor: Monica Henry
   Location: Fellowship Hall                
   Date: March 8 (6 week course)
   Time: Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
   With biblical depth, gut-honest vulnerability, and refreshing
   with, Uninvited helps readers: Release the desire to fall
   apart or control the actions of others by embracing
   God-honoring ways to process their hurt; Know exactly
   what to pray for the next ten days to steady their
   soul and restore their confidence; Overcome the two core fears that feed our insecurities by understanding the secret of belonging. Stop feeling left out and start believing that "set apart" does not mean "set aside." End the cycle of perceived rejection by refusing to turn a small incident into a full blown issue.
Knowing Jesus, Living by His Name
   Course Cost: $14.00
   Instructor: Bob Barton
   Location: Coker Building / Room C105l                
   Date: February 8 (6 week course)
   Time: Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
   Early Christian tradition suggests that John’s exclusive
   purpose for writing his Gospel was to proclaim Jesus
   as the Christ, the Son of God. He wanted his readers
   to know Jesus—from His words, from the words of others,
and from His miraclesKnowing Jesus will help you grow in your faith, excel in good works, and know Jesus more intimately.
 Pocket Testament League
   Course Cost: No Cost
   Instructor: Danny Grabill
   Location: Coker Building / Room C108                
   Date: May 24
   Time: 6:30 p.m.
   This one night class prepares you for personal evangelism.
 The Battle Plan for Prayer
   Course Cost: $14.00
   Instructor: Rick Miracle
    Location: Coker Building / Room C105
   Date: March 22 (8 week course)
   Time: Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.
    Develop a deeper walk with God as you seek the Lord for
    your battles first. The Battle Plan for Prayer Bible Study
    equips believers to create their own prayer strategy and 
    be specific and strategic in prayer. This study features 
    teaching by Alex and Stephen Kendrick on the topics of: what prayer is and is not, why God wants us to pray, specific areas of prayer, specific strategies for prayer, and more.
  Knowing God - J.I. Packer
   Course Cost: $25.20
   Instructor: Bob Barton
    Location: Coker Building / Room C104
   Date: March 22 (11 week course)
            *Part 1 of 2
   Time: Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.
    This study brings together two important facets of the
    Christian faith knowing about God and also knowing
    God through the context of a close relationship with
    the person of Jesus Christ. Written in an engaging and practical tone, this thought-provoking work seeks to transform and enrich the Christian understanding of God by explaining both who God is and how we can relate to Him. This course is split into two halves. The second will be offered in the fall semester.
  Secrets of the Secret Place
   Course Cost: $13.00
   Instructor: Karen Ratchford
    Location: Fellowship Hall
   Date: April 19 (6 week course)
   Time: Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.
    This study has one central purpose: to fuel your passion
    for the secret place with God. Divided into 52 short
    chapters, it can serve as a companion to your devotional
    life. Not only will Sorge help you defuse your personal struggles related to the secret place, he'll also inspire you to the thrilling exhilaration of developing a personal connection with God. Through his teaching and practical advice, your heart will be ignited with passion for Jesus!
Connection Group Leadership Meetings
   Course Cost: No Cost
   Location: Various                  
   Date: Sundays (Continuous)
   Time: 5 p.m.
Senior Adult Connection Group Workers meet in Teachey 110
Median Adult Connection Group Workers meet in Coker 104
Young Adult Connection Group Workers meet in Coker 106
Children's Connection Group Workers meet in FLC 109
Preschool Connection Group Workers meet in Percy Ray 102
Student Connection Group Workers meet in The Bridge (Backstage)
Adult Connection Group Teachers' Roundtable
     Instructor: Larry Teasley
     Location: Room A111         
     Date: Wednesdays (Continuous)
     Time: 6:30 p.m.