The Merrimack Valley School of Missions (MVSM) is designed to equip believers with a deeper understanding of their faith and greater competency in ministry at an affordable rate. The lecturers are local pastors, missionaries and ministry leaders and the topics cover theology, history, Bible and practical ministry. The cost is $20 per course and students are welcome to jump in at any time. Contact Pastor John at 978-388-0930 for more information.
Fall Schedule 2013:
305 Personal Evangelism: What is the Good News and how are we to share this message with our family, friends, neighbors and ... even strangers? Kevin Kimball, who has served on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ for over 20 years, will be guest lecturer. Meets at Market Street Baptist Church on Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 22, 29 and Oct. 6.
204 Introduction to the OT 2 (The Prophets): Who were the prophets? What was their message? How are we to read and apply their teachings today? Pastor Kevin Leach will lecture at the West Newbury Congregational Church on Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 13, 20 and 27.
105 Church History I: What happened after the book of Acts? Who were the early church fathers and why were there popes? What were the crusades all about? Pastor Alex Burgess will lead this survey of the first 1,500 years of church history from Pentecost to the Reformation. Meets at Ward Hill Church of Christ the King on Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 3, 10, 17.