CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Christ we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ.
Classes are seasonal, interactive courses designed to equip us to follow Jesus Christ. Each class typically spans 7-10 weeks and generally covers one of the following topics: Systematic Theology, Biblical Theology or Practical Theology.
For more information, check out the FAQ below.
Was it surprising? Did it change the way you think? Or was it something you wanted to be true but didn’t dare hope?
Christianity Explored is a way of sharing the best news ever heard, and gives people space and time to think about the big questions of life. Over 7 sessions in Mark’s Gospel, find out more about the life of the person at the heart of the Christian faith – Jesus Christ.
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Workshops are one-night sessions offered periodically throughout the year. Workshops exist to provide a venue for teaching, open dialogue and questions about the practical implications of our faith in our day-to-day lives today.
Workshop topics typically accompany the current sermon series.
NEW WORKSHOP COMING THIS EASTER SEASON! STAY TUNED!
When and where do groups meet?
What curriculum is used?
For most of the year, a pulpit curriculum is used. A pulpit curriculum consists of discussions questions tailored around the recent sermon preached at Harvest Toronto West. All small groups, regardless of type, uses the same pulpit curriculum.
At various seasons of the year, different curriculum will be used to focus in on either mission (e.g. evangelism and compassion) or special topics (e.g. men's/women's studies, parenting and marriage).
What happens in an average small group night?
This is a typical timeline of a small group:
7:00 to 7:15pm - Arrive and Connect
This is a time to have fellowship over light refreshments.
7:15 to 7:45 pm - Worship and Pray
This is a time to prepare our hearts for the study and meditation of God's word coming up next.
7:45 to 8:30 pm - Discuss God's Word
This time is has 3 key features
Discussion-driven. Rather than being a time where a single person teaches, it is a time where we can teach and exhort one another (Col 3:16).
Word-centred. Rather than drawing from extra-biblical sources, this is a time when we dig deep in God's very words (2 Tim 3:16).
Application-focused. Rather than bering a mere exchange of intellectual ideas, this is a time to make specific steps to apply God's word to our daily lives (James 1:22-25)
8:30 to 9:15pm - Break Out for Accountability
During this time, the group breaks out and the men and women gather separately. During this time, sin struggles are identified and accountability measures are established for the sake of victory over sin.
Note: For mens and womens groups, this time is combined with the discussion time