LEARN. GROW. GO.

each week, gct will give focus to a different area of disciple-making. these weeks will entail teaching, reading, writing, cultural experiences, hands-on application, and intensive discipleship. eXPECT YOUR GIFTS TO BE PUT TO USE IN EVERYTHING YOU DO.

Week 1 {May 20 - 30} GLOBAL IMMERSION TRIP

TRAVEL ON YOUR OWN FOR 10 DAYS IN PAIRS OR GROUPS OF 3 TO PARTNER WITH AN IMB WORKER AND SEE HOW GOD IS MOVING AMONG THE UNREACHED. 2019 OPTIONS INCLUDE: ARCHAEOLOGY DIG IN CENTRAL ASIA, ADVENTURE TREK IN central asia mountains.

Week 2 {June 3 - 6} foundations and personal disciple-making

return to parkwood’s campus for teaching, applications, and hands on experiences centered around Hermeneutics, Prayer, Personal Growth, Holiness, missional living.

Week 3 {June 10 - 13} Church MEMBERSHIP and Workplace Ministry

teaching at parkwood centered around the marks of a healthy church and healthy church membership. learn how to leverage your calling and vocation for the making of disciples in the workplace.

culture in focus: judaism and buddhism

WEEK 4 {JUNE 17-20} Local Church Ministry: Pastoring and Ministering in the Local Church

teaching, APPLICATION, AND HANDS ON EXPERIENCES AT PARKWOOD AND WITH OUR PARTNERS centered AROUND WHAT IT MEANS TO BE CALLED TO VOCATIONAL MINISTRY IN THE LOCAL CHURCH.

culture in focus: islam

Week 5 {June 24 - 27} North American Church Planting

teaching, APPLICATION, AND HANDS ON EXPERIENCES AT PARKWOOD AND WITH OUR CHURCH PLANTS AND NAMB PARTNERS centered AROUND WHAT IT MEANS TO BE CALLED TO CHURCH PLANT AMONG THE LEAST REACHED IN NORTH AMERICA.

culture in focus: mormonism and catholicism

Week 6 {July 1 - 3} FOCUS WEEK: current trends in ministry.

WEEK TO FOCUS ON LEARNING AND GROWTH, CATCH UP ON READING AND WRITING, AND INVEST IN DISCIPLESHIP STRATEGY. WE WILL ALSO FOCUS ON CURRENT TRENDING TOPICS IN MINISTRY.

culture in focus: current trends in ministry


Week 7 {July 8 - 11} Social Justice Ministry AND Advocacy

teaching, APPLICATION, AND HANDS ON EXPERIENCES AT PARKWOOD AND WITH OUR PARTNERS centered AROUND HOW WE AS CHRISTIANS AND MINISTERS MUST CARE FOR THE VULNERABLE, AS WELL AS AN EXPLORATION OF VOCATIONAL PATHWAYS IN SOCIAL JUSTICE MINISTRY.

culture in focus: poverty, human trafficking, orphan care.

Week 8 {July 12 - 20} International Church Planting / Global Missions

travel overseas with to serve alongside parkwood with global partners and explore YOUR ROLE IN GLOBAL MISSIONS, AND WHAT IT MEANS TO BE CALLED TO GO INTERNATIONALLY.

Week 9 {July 22-26} SUMMER CAMP / DISCIPLESHIP/ local church ministry APPLICATION

travel to summer camp with parkwoodstudents to minister among students for a week.

Week 10 {July 26 - August 1} PATHWAYS RETREAT

conclusion of the great commission team summer, all centered around where and what you believe god is calling you to serve with your life for the sake of his glory.