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Recent Blogposts

  • April Book Recommendation

    Being a Christian is not an individualistic or isolated activity. Believing also involves belonging. Being a Christian, by definition, involves belonging to the church.

    This is not a book full of ideas about how your church ought to change or what it needs to do in order to grow or to be successful. Rather it is about how we fit into our own church. Read More >

  • An Update to Social Distancing Guidelines

    On April 8, Governor DeWine signed an amended health order which clarified the social distancing guideline as it applies to religious organizations. As a result of this amended order, the elders at Parkside have updated the guidelines we have in place for social distancing. Learn More >

  • Thank You, Brandon Smith

    This week we said goodbye to one of our Pastoral Team members, Brandon Smith, as he and his wife move to Cincinnati. Brandon began as a pastoral resident in 2013 and joined the pastoral team upon completion of the residency. For the past seven years, Brandon has served in various roles including middle school, young adults, care ministries, community involvement, and has led a Sunday Morning Group. Read More >

  • Easter Book Recommendations

    As Easter Sunday approaches, we encourage you to take time for personal reflection or family discussion to consider the events and meaning surrounding the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Here are three resources we recommend to help you look at Easter with a fresh perspective.

  • Pursuing Gospel Growth in Northeast Ohio

    If you are interested in learning about a prospective church in the University Heights/Shaker Heights/Cleveland Heights area, join us at one of the information meetings. Attend in person on Sunday, February 28 or March 7, at 11:15am in room A219, or email Dan to receive the link for the March 1 online meeting at 7pm.

  • February Book Recommendation

    Following God’s call to cross-cultural mission, David Ellis experienced many hardships...and would have been unable to hold fast without an understanding of God’s providence and sovereignty. With feeling and honesty Ellis weaves anecdote with biblical meditation, allowing scripture to form the lens through which the world, in all its frightening chaos, is viewed. Read More >

  • Sunday Morning Livestream Update

    A Change to the Parkside Church Sunday Worship Livestream

     
    Beginning Sunday, February 7, 2021, Truth For Life will no longer stream Sunday morning worship live from Parkside Church. This change means that the complete service, beginning at 9:45 a.m. eastern, will no longer be viewable at truthforlife.org/live, on Truth For Life’s YouTube and Facebook pages, or through Truth For Life’s Roku, Fire TV, and Apple TV channels. The service will also no longer be available through the Alexa app.  
     
    Why is Truth For Life no longer streaming Parkside Church’s Sunday morning services when Alistair is preaching?

  • December Book Recommendations

    This year may be the perfect year to discover a few new books to add to your Christmas reading list. Whether it’s reading through a daily Advent devotional, sharing a book and conversation with a friend, or developing a family tradition of considering the Christmas story together, here are a few resources we recommend. View the list >

  • Annual Meeting & Report for 2019

    Annual Meeting and Report 2019

    We invite each member and attender to join us on December 13 at 6pm for our Annual Meeting during the evening service. This meeting fulfills our legal requirement as a non-profit organization in the state of Ohio and there will be a brief statement of the financial report. The 2019 annual report is available in the info racks and is also available for download here.

  • Meet Parkside's Pastoral Residents

    Beginning a new job in a new place during a pandemic can be overwhelming, but for Parkside’s four new residents, it has allowed them an inside look to how a church makes decisions. “When we began in August, all the ministries were starting up and trying to figure out how the church is going to do that with COVID precautions,” Peter Lindia said. “It was cool to get to watch and see how they’re making decisions.” 

    The precautions have made it difficult to get acquainted though. “As far as ministry right now, it’s limited a lot of the kind of the human normalcy of ministry of getting together and being comfortable with each other. There’s always potential worries or scares there,” said Zachary Mashburn. Regardless, each resident is finding their place.