Explores the history and polity of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) from its origins in the early 1800s to the present. Taught by Dr. Jerry Gladson
Lectures are presented pre-recorded media-on-demand in 5 to 7 sessions. Lecture are designed to be very affordable and accessible to all.
Since we produce our own video for our courses, it only makes sense to use our video production capabilities to make video to promote our courses. Enjoy!
All pages, public and private, now fully support all mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets via a technique called "responsive design.
Small Groups tend to create stronger commitment to the Christian faith. Park Grove can become healthier through the small groups.
Most of our events occur inside our Connected Community. Membership in the Connected Community is free with registration. The community provides a hub for our high-quality audio and video media as well as interactive communication features that allow communication among the members of the community.
The vast majority of our events are free although, on special occasions, a fee-based ticket may be required.
Our free events are typically high-quality video streamed using our advanced Adaptive Streaming technology to both desktop browsers and mobile devices. If your broadband connection has sufficient bandwidth, you can watch our video media in high-definition. However, if you have lesser bandwidth available or are mobile, our Adaptive Streaming technology will auto-sense the capabilities of your connection and automatically adjust the media served. We support media files as small as 326-kbps to as large as 8,884-kbps in nine steps.
Membership is free and it only takes a couple of minutes to register.
Registration is now open for the Theological Principles of Stewardship online course that begins October 30.
Registration is now open for the Relational Stewardship online course, jointly offered by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center and transformingthechurch.org. Ms. Sandy Lindahl, commissioned minister for holistic stewardship in the United Church of Christ and Principal and Consultant at Lindahl Consultants, is the instructor. Relational Stewardship includes audio-graphic video lessons that students can view at their convenience and interaction through live conference calls.
Registration is now open for "Stewardship and Culture: Building Contagious Generosity" by Rev. Dr. Betsy Schwarzentraub. The online course is jointly offered by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center and TransformingTheChurch.org.
Registration is now open for Stewardship and Financial Health by the Rev. Bruce Barkhauer. The online course is jointly offered by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center and transformingthechurch.org.