New Horizons & Equip

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New Horizons 101

Find out what it means to be a Christian, and discover the vision, values, history, and beliefs that drive Union Church.


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Baptism Orientation

Learn what the Bible says about the meaning and importance of Baptism and how to know if you should be baptized. This class prepares you for baptism at Union Church

Christian History Overview (CHO)

The CHO Equip seminar summarizes the most important events in the history of the church, from the time of Jesus to modern day. CHO presents key church history events and great Christian leaders everyone should know about to help us realize that being a follower of Jesus is. a part of something way bigger than us!

Christianity, Cults, and Religions (CCR)

The CCR Equip seminar summarizes the core beliefs of Christianity and compares them to beliefs of many different world religions and cults, including Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Mormonism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Christian Science, and more. Learn what each group believes about God, Jesus, salvation, and other basic points of Christianity.


New Horizons 201

Learn the habits that help you grow spiritually by learning how to pray, how to read and study the Bible, the value of living in community with other Christians, and how to develop the heart of generosity.


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Understanding & enjoying the Bible (UEB)

Grasp the overall message of the Bible and how to study it yourself. Learn the unique message and theme of all 66 books of the Bible and the four steps of effective Bible study.

Four views of the end times (4VET)

For nearly 2,000 years, people have wondered about the timeline of the end times and the Second Coming of Christ. Even back in Jesus' day the disciples asked for the signs of His return. Today , people who care about Bible prophecy want to know if Jesus will return physically and remain on the earth for 1,000 years, and when it will happen. The 4VET Equip Seminar includes comparison charts of four timelines of the end times, and an explanation and Bible references for each.


New Horizons 301

This seminar will help you discover your spiritual gifts and help you learn how to make a lasting impact in the church and world by strategically and intentionally serving God and others with them.0


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Leadership Team Training (LLT)

Find out how to best equip, empower, and encourage your own servant leadership in those you lead - whether at home, on the job, or in ministry.

Impact Discussion with a Leadership Coach (ID)

Once you discover your gifts, abilities, experiences and passion for ministry an in depth discussion with an impact coach will help you determine where you best fit within Union Church.


New Horizons 401

This class will help you learn how to bring the Good News to others around the world and how to use your own personal styles to share your faith with your friends, family, and neighbors.


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The Second Greatest Story (SGS)

Next to the greatest story ever told (Jesus' love and sacrifice for you and me), yours is the second greatest and needs to be shared with a hurting world that is looking for solutions. The SGS Equip Seminar will help you think through and process your story in a way that will equip you to share it with others in a hope that Jesus will use it to draw them to Himself. 

24 Ways to Share the Gospel

the Bible is full of illustrations that use common experiences to explain what Jesus accomplished on the cross. In 24 Ways to Share the Gospel, you will see 24 metaphors from the Bible, positive and negative examples, and several illustrations that show how they can be explained. Salvation can be a difficult concept to explain to a postmodern thinker. Fortunately, God's Word provides many ways of looking at our situation, and at God's solution.

Apologetics - An Overview

Apologetics is simply an answer that is given in defense or reply to a question. As followers of Jesus we need to be ready to give a reason for the hope we have to those who ask us.  That doesn't mean that we need to be walking theologians that have God "figured out" but it does mean that we need to be ready to help people understand the "why" behind the "what" in relation to God, the Bible, the Church and Christians.