Spring 2016 Thank you so much for your interest in joining Timothy Track at Parkway Fellowship! Here is an overview of how the program will work. REGISTRATIO N FEE The cost for participating in the Timothy Track is $175 per person for the whole year. This will cover the cost of all 11 books that will be used for our curriculum, as well as childcare and lunch. In order to enroll in the Timothy Track, we must have your registration fee no later than January 11 th , 2015. If the cost of this program is a barrier to your participation, please contact us and we will find a way to help you participate. You can mail us a check (made out to Parkway Fellowship with “Timothy Track” in the memo line), or you can pay online here. M EETING SCHEDULE We will meet twice a month, on Sundays from 12:30-3:00pm at the Westpark campus. Lunch and childcare will be provided. Here are the dates for the Spring Sem ester: January 17th, January 31st, February 21st, February 28th, April 3rd, April 10th, April 24th. EXPECTATIO NS •
Attendance Participants in the Timothy Track will be expected to attend each meeting unless there is a legitimate excuse for an absence (for example, a business trip or illness). General busyness will not be an excuse for missing a meeting. If you have to be absent, you will be expected to make up the reading and familiarize yourself with the material that you missed. If a participant misses more than 2 meetings in the semester, they will have to start over the following semester.
Assignm ents Participants will be expected to (1) complete regular reading assignments related to the material we cover at the meetings, and (2) participate in online discussions over the material.
Preparation There will be quizzes at the beginning of each meeting in order to hold the participants accountable to the reading and material covered in the lessons. Participants must also be prepared to participate in online discussions that will focus on applying the material we are learning.
Serving Timothy Track participants must agree to either (1) lead a Small Group at Parkway Fellowship for any age group, or (2) serve in a Sunday morning teaching role in either the kids or student ministry.
M EETING FORM AT We will eat lunch together from 12:30pm-1:00pm. Each meeting will begin with a quiz over the previous meeting’s material. After the quiz, new material will be introduced. The meetings will close with a time of prayer. PLAN O F STUDY In the Spring we will cover the Old Testament and finish our look at Theology and Church history. In the Summer, we will wrap up the Old Testament, and focus on apologetics and global Christianity. In the Fall we will cover the New Testament, and begin our integrated study of Theology and Church history. *I will provide a more detailed syllabus at the first meeting. Dates for the Summer and Fall semesters will be given during Spring 2016. CURRICULUM LIST (included in the registration fee. We will purchase these for you) • • • • • • • • • • •
Introducing the New Testament (Carson and Moo) Introducing the Old Testament (Longman) Blurry: Bringing Clarity to the Bible (Lokkesmoe) Evangelical Theology (Michael Bird) The Prodigal God (Tim Keller) Church History in Plain Language (Bruce Shelley) Evidence for Christianity (Josh McDowell) Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus (Nabeel Qureshi) The New Shape of World Christianity (Mark Noll) God’s Smuggler (Brother Andrew) Lead Like Jesus (Blanchard and Hodges)
I’m so glad that you’re going to be a part of our Timothy Track! I can’t wait to see what God does through it. If you have any questions, please reach out to our team at [email protected]
In Christ, Ryan Lokkesmoe Small Groups Pastor Westpark Campus