We realize and understand that life here on earth is oftentimes hard and difficult because of sin and suffering. As fellow strugglers and pilgrims, we desire to come alongside you in the midst of your troubles and share the good news of Christ with you. We want to listen, love and share our lives with you in a way that brings hope to despair and light to darkness.
For those going through the daily struggles of sin and suffering, we offer counseling with a Parkside-trained counselor as well as seminars and workshops on marriage and other specific topics.
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November Iron Sharpens Iron Meeting 2020
Our next meeting together will take place Thursday November 12th from 6:30pm-8:30pm in A208/A210.
This ISI marks our first time together since the beginning of COVID and provides a good opportunity for us to talk specifically about the challenges and opportunities of counseling and providing care during COVID. We look forward to hearing you share and encouraging one another during a unique time. Jonathan Holmes and Jon Cameron will lead our time and we’ll have an opportunity to get to know Jon Cameron a little bit better as he has recently stepped into the role of Counseling Pastor at Parkside Church Bainbridge.
We look forward to meeting in person for those who are able. Provided refreshments will be limited to bottled/canned beverages due to COVID sensitivities. Please feel free to bring your own coffee or other beverage. We ask that all who attend in person follow the Church’s guidelines on masks and social distance. If you are unable to attend personally we will have a zoom link for those who would like to attend virtually.
November and December 2020 ISI Meetings
Our Iron Sharpens Iron meetings are going to be starting up again at the church beginning in November! We will be meeting on November 12th and December 10th beginning at our normal start time of 6:30pm. We will be sending out more information on the topics being covered, classroom location (including options such as Zoom/recording) etc. in the upcoming weeks but in the meantime please mark these dates down on your calendar. We look forward to meeting together again!
Counsel for Common Questions
The coronavirus pandemic has presented many of us with new (or heightened) emotional and spiritual challenges. Our routines have been interrupted. Our plans have evaporated. Everything we thought we were going to do, has been canceled or postponed. Additionally, we've experienced isolation from one another: our community, our friendships, the support we've come to rely on through family, church, activities, and work, is now experienced virtually. For some of us, this time has also meant dealing with significant loneliness, depression, anger, or grief.