- Class Details
- Days: Sunday
- Date: April 30
- Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM
- Where: On Campus
- Cost: Free (Including Lunch - RSVP Required)
Connect for Adults and for Kids!
The Connect Experience is a community-building and learning experience offered three times a year from 12:30 - 4:30 PM with a complimentary lunch at 12:00 PM. Each class helps to bridge you to become a fully devoted follower of Christ. Select one class this session and then jump into the next class the following quarter. Each class builds on the next to help you look a little more like Jesus and make Portland Christian Center your home.
CONNECT 101: CONNECT WITH MY CHURCH FAMILY
Taught by Pastor Ray Noah, Board Members, and Others
CONNECT 101 is designed to clearly explain God’s hand on Portland Christian Center and plans for the future. You’ll learn about our beliefs, our statements of purpose, and our church’s strategy and structure. You’ll also hear about the history of our church, how the five biblical purposes are necessary to fulfilling God’s calling for your life and how you can play a part in what God is up to at PCC. At the end of CONNECT 101, you are invited, but not required to become members.
CONNECT 201: CONNECT WITH HABITS OF SIMPLE FAITH
Taught by Pastor Rod Rider
CONNECT 201 focuses on establishing habits that promote healthy spiritual growth and maturity. We will take a look at the growth process of your life with Christ and how to take the next step to become more like Christ. Special attention is given to understanding the what, why, when, and how of four core habits: Prayer, Daily Time With God, Tithing, and Fellowship. This inspiring class is excellent for those who are looking for practical ways to grow or refresh their walk with Christ.
CONNECT 301: CONNECT WITH MY LIFE DESIGN BY LEARNING MY S.H.A.P.E.
Taught by Pastor Joel & Amy Slater, and Others
In CONNECT 301, through diagnostic tools, activities, and discussion you will develop a personal understanding of God’s workmanship in your life by learning your S.H.A.P.E. (Spiritual Gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality, Experiences). Special attention is directed towards finding ways to use your gifts (S.H.A.P.E.) to impact the Kingdom of God in profound ways as you express your gifts and talents for the glory of God. We've been told this class is life-changing!
CONNECT 401: CONNECT WITH MY LIFE MISSION AND SHARE MY STORY
Taught by Pastor Linda Noah
IN CONNECT 401 you’ll discover your life mission and how through your life story God is at work to help you impact the world. In this class you will (1) Develop a personal perspective of the Gospel message; (2) Develop your personal story and how God has been at work all along in your life; (3) Build confidence in sharing your story; (4) And, begin building a framework for developing a Life Plan. Complete CONNECT 301 before attending this class so that you understand your gifts and talents and can talk with some knowledge about them.
THE CONNECT EXPERIENCE FOR KIDS!
Pastor Heather Lewandowski has an amazing experience just for kids at Portland Christian Center. If you are coming to our Connect Experience for Adults please consider bringing your children with you. We plan on learning what it means to be a kid following after Jesus! This program is available for children ages three months - 5th grade.
|12:00 PM||Lunch Served ( Complimentary w/ RSVP)|
|12:30 PM||Nursery Opens|
|12:45 PM||Sessions Begin|
|3:00 PM||Break (10 Minutes)|
Joel Slater is part of the pastoral team at Portland Christian Center and is one of our teaching pastors. As a Senior Associate Pastor Joel has oversight over Adult Education (Life Learning), Family Life Ministry, Guest Services, Pastoral Care, Senior Adults and Small Groups.
Joel has a deep love for the Word of God and an ability to make it practical for the learner.
Contact Joel: | 503-245-7735