The Expand and Equip ministry facilitates focused discipleship training through periodic workshops, guest speakers, seminars, and courses to equip God’s people to be mature and loving followers of Christ. For more information, contact Darren Seitz or Jamie Allen

2018 Courses:

Summer Bible Class–Slavery & Philemon:
Free four week study about slavery in the old and new testaments. Learn about slavery in history and study Paul’s letter to Philemon. Class will be led by Jamie Allen.
Sundays, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, and 8/5
10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Valley Church Student Center

A Theology Program Course on Salvation: The Theology Program is an intense theological studies program, designed for busy people who may never go to seminary but want deep theological training. This course covers our great salvation from A-to-Z. It will be held Mondays 7-9 p.m., in the Student Center from September 10, 2018 to December 3, 2018. The weekly format is typically about an hour-long video by Credo House instructors C. Michael Patton and Rhome van Dyck followed by table discussion. There is no cost for the course. No homework is required. For more info, to sign-up, or to indicate your interest in attending, see Jamie Allen at the Expand and Equip table or contact by email (


Soteriology: What does it Mean to be Saved

9/10/2018 Session 1: Ordo Salutis, “Order of Salvation”
9/17/2018 Session 2: Unconditional Election
9/24/2018 Session 3: Conditional Election
10/1/2018 Session 4: Atonement: Historical Survey
10/8/2018 No class, Columbus Day holiday
10/15/2018 Session 5: Atonement: Substitution Theory
10/22/2018 Session 6: Calling and Regeneration
10/29/2018 Session 7: Conversion: Faith and Repentance
11/5/2018 Session 8: The Doctrine of Justification
11/12/2018 No class, Veterans Day holiday
11/19/2018 No class, Thanksgiving Week holiday
11/26/2018 Session 9: The Doctrine of Sanctification
12/3/2018 Session 10: The Doctrine of Perseverance

Apologetics and Outreach Seminar: A special evening session with guest speakers Dr. Frank Turek and Neil Mammen, Saturday August 25, at 6:00pm-9:00pm in the Valley Church Worship Center/Sanctuary . Click HERE for further details about the seminar.

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Treasure In Jars of Clay: A free 9-week course on Soul Care Topics, starting September 16 to November 11, 2018, Sundays at 10:45am-12:00pm  in the Student Center. For more information, see this FLYER.

For more information about these Expand & Equip courses, contact Jamie Allen at the patio table between services or email