Momentum is defined as the strength or force that allows something to continue or to grow stronger or faster as time passes. It is our desire to help you continue and grow in your faith. We are excited to offer a variety of classes that cover important topics. You will find many opportunities to learn to grow in your Christian walk, strengthen your faith, and share your hope in Jesus Christ. We look forward to giving you the tools necessary to get you started! Please take a minute to look over classes offered and complete the registration form. Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth. – 2 Timothy 2:15

Laborers Together,

Steve Allen, Pastor of Ministry and Missions

Courses Offered

Please register no later than one week prior to all classes so adequate materials will be available.


At Northside, we call our spiritual development process “THE RACE.” Hebrews 12:1 tells us to “run with perseverance the race marked out for us.” Paul said, “I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” Unfortunately, many people start the race strong but never finish, either getting discouraged or hindered by the sins that easily trip us up. Our desire is that each member crosses the finish line a winner!

Running Together – Northside’s Membership Class


Teacher: Scott Crede
Dates: Sundays, September 19 & 26, October 3 & 10 (4 session class)
Time: 11 AM – 12 Noon
Location: Hospitality Room
Cost: None

CLICK HERE to sign up.

Teacher: Rocky Purvis
Dates: Saturday, December 11 (1 session class)
Time: 8:30 AM – 12 Noon
Location: Room 245 – PowerHouse Room
Cost: None

CLICK HERE to sign up.

If you’ve ever run, you’ve probably discovered that it is more enjoyable and much easier when you are running with someone else. God never intended us to run alone—that’s the purpose of the church. In this class, we will learn about four things that unite us as we “run” together—Our Salvation Story, Our Mission/Vision/Strategy, Our Beliefs and Values, and Our Commitments. Because Northside is made up of people from many different backgrounds, this experience is intended to clearly explain who we are, what we believe, and how to get connected. Childcare (ages 11 and under) will be provided by reservation only. Completion of this class is required for membership.

It Takes Discipline

Teacher: Steve Allen
Dates: Sunday, November 7 (1 session class)
Time: 2 PM – 6 PM
Location: Room 253
Cost: None

CLICK HERE to sign up.

Childcare (ages 11 and under) will be provided by reservation only.

2020 has been quite a year for everyone!  Many have found themselves facing unexpected illness, financial hardships and our world has never looked quite this uncertain.  But, we know that God’s Word, the Holy Bible, is certain and is TRUTH!  Pastor Steve will share how to best study your Bible – you will learn how to unlock truths of the Bible and how to apply these truths to your life.

Running a race requires discipline. Our enthusiasm will help us get started but it won’t take us across the finish line. The same is true in the Christian life. That’s why the Bible says, “Take the time and trouble to keep yourself spiritually fit.” In this class you learn the spiritual disciplines that are critical to your success in “The Race” God has called us all to run. Deadline to register for childcare is the Wednesday before the class. Prerequisite: Running Together.

Finding Your Stride

Will be offered in Spring 2022

This class is designed for you to discover how your personality, gifts, passions, and life experiences can all be used to serve others. “Finding Your Stride” sets the pace for living your life to the fullest by finding what God has created you to do (Phil 3:13-14). Deadline to register for childcare is the Wednesday before the class. Prerequisite: Running Together.

Pass It On

Teacher: Steve Allen
Dates: Sunday, October 10 (1 Session Class)
Time: 2 PM – 6 PM
Cost: None
Location: Room 253

CLICK HERE to sign up.

Childcare (ages 11 and under) will be provided by reservation only.

Are you ready to continue your spiritual journey into Pass it On? This is an exciting experience to teach you how to use your gifts, talents and life story to lead others into the Kingdom of God. Your eyes will be opened to the fields that God lays in front of you each day. Whether it is across the street or around the world, this experience invites you to change the world one life at a time. Deadline to register for childcare is the Wednesday before the class. Prerequisite: Running Together.

Other Courses Offered



Facilitators: Ted and Pennie Dyches
Dates: Sundays, beginning September 12 (13 sessions)
Time: 4 – 6 PM
Cost: Workbook—$20.00
Location: Room 121

CLICK HERE to sign up.

You don’t have to go through it alone. Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced. It’s a confusing time when you feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues you’ve never faced before.

DivorceCare groups meet weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Each session has two distinct elements: Video seminar with experts and a support group with focus.


Facilitators: Audrey Skipper and Maggie Johnson
Dates: Sundays, beginning September 19 (13 sessions)
Time: 4 – 6 PM
Cost: Workbook—$20.00
Location: Room 125

CLICK HERE to sign up.

It may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now. If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel.

This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated and have many questions about things you’ve never faced before.

GriefShare group meets weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Each GriefShare session has three distinct elements: Video seminar with experts, support group discussion with focus and personal study and reflection.




Teacher: Steve Allen Dates: Tuesdays, September 14
Time: 6:30 – 8 PM
Cost: None
Location: Room 133

CLICK HERE to sign up.

In this study, we’ll explore what it means to be called by Christ. You may have been a disciple of Jesus for many years, or may have recently made a decision to take a step of faith. Regardless, this decision to follow Jesus may seem like something you initiated, but God has been at work in your life calling and pursuing you for quite some time.

Does your life have a purpose beyond the demands of this world? Today the idea of a “Christian” has been distorted and even watered down. This class is designed to help you obey Christ’s call to follow Him and to embrace His purposes that transcend the temporary rewards of this world.

STUDY AT THE TABLE with Women of N

Women of N Fall Bible Study
Crossing The Waters – Leslie Leyland Fields

Study begins September 13 – November 13
Classes offered online, in person at homes and on campus at various days / times

Get ready for the wettest, stormiest, wildest trip through the Gospels you’ve ever taken! The Gospels are dramatic and incredibly wet, set in a rich maritime culture on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Yet we’ve missed much of this perspective—until now.

In this 6-part series, Leslie Leyland Fields, author, speaker, and seasoned Alaskan fisherwoman, takes us on a journey through the life of Christ. She leads us across the waters of time and culture out onto the Sea of Galilee, through a rugged season of commercial fishing with her family in Alaska, and through the waters of the New Testament beside the ragtag fishermen disciples. Her own story and her fresh insights will challenge our understanding of Jesus and what it means to “Come, follow me.”

CLICK HERE to sign up.

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The Faithful, Heroes of the Old Testament

The Ties of Love Bible Study Group
Teacher: Elizabeth Gressette
Dates: Tuesdays, September 7, October 5, 19, November 2, 16, December 7
Time: 4:30 – 6:30 PM
Cost: Book—$18
Location: Room 134

CLICK HERE to sign up.

Borrowing from best-selling studies by Beth Moore, Priscilla Shirer, Lisa Harper, Kelly Minter, and Jennifer Rothschild, this 5-session study explores crucial moments in the lives of five Old Testament figures—Esther, Gideon, Malachi, Nehemiah, and Hosea. Through their stories, discover how God uses the lives of ordinary people for His glory and the good of His people. Strengthen your faith as you walk alongside these larger-than-life figures who all chose to obey God no matter the circumstances. Please contact Elizabeth Gressette for more information at 803-873-5674, egressette@bellsouth.net.

The Unexpected King: Matthew’s Account of Jesus

Group: Bible Study Fellowship
Dates: Tuesdays, September 14 – May 3
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Cost: None, donations only
Location: Ladies: Room 132, Men: Room 253

CLICK HERE to sign up.

Bible Study Fellowship will now be available to both men and women beginning in September on Tuesday nights from 6:30-8 with in-person and online options. This verse by verse study will cover the book of Matthew this year, finishing in early May. The fourfold method of BSF includes personal study questions, discussion in a small group, a lecture time and printed notes each week. For more information, go to www.bsfinternational.org. To register, please email and specify the Northside Baptist class: mandmhorsefarm@gmail.com (for ladies) and John.myers26@yahoo.com (for men).



Teacher: Dr. Lawrence Ford
Dates: Sundays, Beginning September 26 (7 week study)
Time: 5 – 6:30 PM
Cost: None, Lesson materials provided
Room: 132

Join us Sunday nights!
Sign-up today for a new class that will help you read, understand, and apply the Bible to your life. Five Keys to Master Personal Bible Study is a 7-week class designed to give you practical tools to use as you discover what God says in the Bible and what it means to you, your family, your work, and your service to the Lord.

If you are interested this class, please let us know by email (lford4@liberty.edu) or phone (803-807-1740).


Teacher: Dr. Lawrence Ford
Dates: Tuesdays, Beginning September 28 (7 week study)
Time: 6:30 – 8 PM
Cost: None, Lesson materials provided
Room: 132

New class on Tuesdays!
Ever wonder how we got the Bible and why there are 66 books? How do we know the Bible is without error? Can we trust our translations? Is Israel still relevant in God’s plan for the future? Can we really find Jesus in every book? These and many other questions will be addressed in a new class titled The Book of Books: Exploring the Divine Tapestry of Scripture.

If you are interested this class, please let us know by email (lford4@liberty.edu) or phone (803-807-1740).



When: Wednesdays (resumes September 8)

Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Location: Auditorium

Today there is a desperate need for men and women of God who know how to pray: People who will not be satisfied with what they can accomplish in their power. Instead, they long to see the power and the glory of the Living God invade the Church with supernatural displays of His Deity! Jesus said, “My house shall be called a house of prayer.” The phrase house of prayer is from Isaiah 56:7, where it is used twice: “These [foreigners] I will bring to My holy mountain and give them joy in My house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be accepted on My altar; for My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations.”

The church in Acts was birthed out of a prayer meeting. The great Revivals in America were begun with prayer! It is time for Christ-followers to fall on their knees and pray to the One who can change our country, our community, our church, our families, and our very lives through the power of the Holy Spirit.

It is clear that the place where believers worship will be a place of prayer. It is our desire that Northside will be known as a HOUSE OF PRAYER. Join Pastor Rocky as we gather for a time of prayer and worship. A time where we humble ourselves and ask our Heavenly Father to show us mercy and to anoint our lives and our church with His power! Asking for revival in our world and lifting needs in our church to the Lord. Simply come, no registration is needed.


For further assistance, email kallen@northsidebaptist.org or call 803-520-9544.

OUR MISSION is “to make disciples” by urging all people to BELIEVE in Jesus, BELONG to His family, and BECOME like Him.


4347 Sunset Boulevard • Lexington, SC 29072 • (803) 520-5660
Sunday Service Times: 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:00am


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Sunday Service Time: 11:00am

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