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Open Door Equipping Center - Spring 2018

May 23rd - June 27th, 2018



A survey of the evidences for the central truths of Christianity: the existence of God, the deity and resurrection of Christ, and the authority and truth of the Bible.

Theological Survey

A general survey of Bible doctrine designed for the "layman" not the theologian. The course revolves around 12 majors areas of study, three per 12 week semester. Courses consist of but are not limited to: the doctrine of man, the doctrine of Satan, the doctrine of the Holy Spirit etc. All course curriculum is based on Wilmington's Guide to the Bible, all materials will be provided.

Teacher Training

This course introduces the student to strategic concepts that are foundational to the teaching-learning process as it relates to the teaching of Scripture. The student will learn how to apply a methodological approach in the preparation, presentation, and evaluation of the teaching of the Scriptures.

American Sign Language I

This course introduces basic vocabulary, numbers, fingerspelling production and reception, as well as word recognition in ASL. Skills related to basic conversational phrases and exchanges in ASL will be developed with a focus on everyday and routine topics. Students will learn the basics so that they can start to reach Deaf individuals within their community with the Gospel. This course is designed for students who have no knowledge of American Sign Language

American Sign Language II

This course expands on the basic principles presented in ASL I. ASL II teaches students to use linguistics features, cultural protocols and core vocabulary to function in basic ASL conversations that include ASL grammar for giving directions, describing, making a request, talking about family, occupations and routines, and attributing qualities to others. This course is designed for students who already have a fund of vocabulary and a basic knowledge of ASL and want to build toward becoming more conversational.

Discovery class

Discovering Our Church Family

June 3rd, 2018

We’re glad you’ve chosen to find out more about Open Door Baptist Church! This class is the basic introduction to our church family. It is designed to let you know who we are and why we believe God strategically placed us here in Chili, NY.

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July 23rd - July 27th, 2018

Are your kids ready to launch into hyperdrive this summer?

They won’t want to miss a minute at Time Lab, the most welcoming place around!
At Time Lab, kids will discover Jesus from eternity past to eternity future as they enjoy songs, crafts, games, goodies, and dramas.

kidzcamp at Time Lab will be a quantum leap of fun and excitement, so contact us today!
We’re calling all time travelers to join us for an amazing adventure!

Plus, your child will have the opportunity to visit each of our Sports Camps during the week:
Baseball/Kickball, Basketball & Soccer, Football & Volleyball, Theme Camp and Water Camp!

For kids entering grades 1 – 6.

(ODBC Attenders may also sign-up to serve here)

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Women's Word of Life Retreat

October 26th - October 28th, 2018

$193.50 - $240

A refuge for women who wish to find spiritual and emotional peace. Escape from the fast paced crazy world and draw closer to Jesus Christ.

The Word of Life Lodge Women’s retreat located in beautiful Schroon Lake, NY offers sessions that will encourage you in your walk with the Lord while you enjoy some much needed girl time!

Gwen Smith is a speaker, author, songwriter, and worship leader who inspires women toward the heart of God through stories, songs, and Scripture.

Take this time to be refreshed not only in the Word of God, but also in our afternoon and evening activities that will either get you outdoors in the Adirondack State Park or keep you inside to enjoy some of our facility’s amenities.

Make sure you don’t miss out on a weekend to be refreshed in friendships and God’s word!

*Room rates are per person based on double occupancy. Minimum deposit of $40 is due upon registration.