Equip the Saints for the work of ministry

Ephesians 4:12

Equip Ministry

Our Equip Ministry is dedicated to encouraging adults to be faithful followers of our Lord, devoted to His Word, consistent prayer, and to loving one another. We are motivated by the Gospel to participate in the great commission by discipling men and women to the glory of God, and equipping them to use their gifts to edify the body of Christ.

We encourage you to take the next step in growth by engaging in one of the following equipping opportunities: our men's and women's Bible studies, a small discipleship group, or joining along with our 2022 Bible Reading Plan and Equipping Podcast. See below for more information on each opportunity.

Men's + Women's Bible Study

The purpose of our Equip Bible Study is to create learning environments where men and women are spiritually formed, growing in their discipleship to Jesus. We hope to accomplish this through personal study and application of the scriptures in intergenerational small groups. We host two Bible studies per year - winter and fall - as well as occasional mini-studies in the spring or summer. Check out the upcoming events section below for more information concerning upcoming studies.

Relational Discipleship

We believe every Christian is called to be a disciple of Jesus and to make disciples. It’s our desire to help disciples grow in spiritual formation as they interact with others in small groups centered around the Bible. Relational Discipleship at Hillside is designed to impact and influence the whole person - heart, soul, mind and strength (Luke 10:27) - as we grow in our relationships with God and others. If you are interested in becoming part of a discipleship group, click on the form below.

THE EQUIPPING PODCAST

In our monthly podcast we will discuss the Old Testament book we’re reading that month. Each podcast is hosted by two of our staff or leaders at Hillside, so this should be fun and informative, as well as transformative. These podcasts are meant to give an overview of the book we’re reading for the month, as well as discuss how God’s redemptive plan unwinds through the storyline of the book.

The Old Testament

2022 Reading Plan

The journey of exploring the story of scripture and God’s story of redemption has begun! Subscribe to our email list and look for an email on the 1st day of each month with the link to the podcast and the month’s readings. You can also pick up a bookmark with each month’s readings when you visit our campus. Or, if you prefer, you can print your own bookmark at home by clicking the button below!


We’re looking forward to joining with you as we grow in our understanding of the sovereignty and relevance of God’s plan for redeeming His people as it’s revealed through the Old Testament.

Our Equip Team

Belinda Dunn

Equip Team Lead

Mike Masso

Men Equip Lead

Christine Schamberger

Women Equip Lead

Amber Davis

Office Administrative Assistant

WOMEN'S EQUIP SUMMER 2022 STUDY

This is part two of our women's equipping study in Anatomy of the Soul: A Study of Psalms.
"I’ve found the Psalms to be the place where I see a clearer picture of God’s character and actions. In these love-songs from God’s people, we learn how God showers us with mercy, teaches us through affliction, blesses us with His provision and presence, strengthens through His word, and glorifies Himself in the process. We see how His Spirit applies God’s Word to hurting souls (Psalm 62, for instance), and how He strengthens those same souls to become glory-proclaimers of the Living God (Psalm 145).”

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