Faith Seeking Understanding

Bible study is an excellent way to explore God’s Word and your faith. It is also an outstanding opportunity to create a support group for asking the hard questions of life. Bible study isn’t so much about knowledge (although you certainly receive it) but about wisdom.

My child, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments; for length of days and years of life and abundant welfare they will give you. Proverbs 3.1-2

If you are interested in any of these studies please,

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Childcare is available upon request. Also visit Sunday School for additional study choices.

SUNDAYS

Bad Girls IN The Bible Study Group

Starts November 1st
Meets Sunday at 9:45-10:45 AM, Quiet Room
Approximately 6 to 8-week courses

Ok bad girls…you know who you are. It’s time to get IN the Bible!

During our first session we will be studying the book, Mud and the Masterpiece by John Burke.

Synopsis:
This engaging study will discuss Jesus’s encounters with imperfect people with inspiring stories of ordinary Christians having Christlike impact, so we can be encouraged to see the masterpiece beneath the mud in everyone. It shows how to align our hearts with the heart of God and our actions with the interactions of Jesus in order to show God’s love to a hurting, broken world.

Please invite your friends to join us!


Bible 101 Study

To Be Determined
Sundays at 9:45-10:45 AM

Join Pastor Marsha to learn and discuss the basics of the bible and bible study. You are invited to attend one or all classes in the series, which will connect together, but can also stand alone as independent sessions.

WEDNESDAYS

Pastor’s Lectionary Study

Ongoing, Wednesday, 10:00-11:30 AM, Conference Room

This ongoing study reviews the lectionary scripture for the upcoming Sunday service. All are invited to attend!

THURSDAYS

Ladies’ Morning Study

Meets Thursday, 10:00-11:30 AM, Conference Room

The Ladies’ Morning Bible Study is starting up again for the new year and will begin their first study with Unveiling Mary Magdalene by Liz Curtis Higgs.


Covenant Bible Study

Begins September 17th
Meets Thursday, 7:00-8:00 PM, Library (B4)
24-week course

COVENANT IS AN IN-DEPTH GROUP BIBLE STUDY IN WHICH PARTICIPANTS READ AND DISCUSS THE BIBLE TOGETHER, LEARNING HOW TO LOVE GOD—AND EACH OTHER—BETTER.

Three 8-episode segments each explore a different aspect of Covenant life. Each will examine what Covenant means, and the progression of a Covenant relationship with God. Learn more at Covenant Bible Study.

Disciple I

UPCOMING CLASSES

Disciple I Study

To Be Determined
32-week course

DISCIPLE is a program of disciplined Bible study aimed at developing strong Christian leaders. The study gives the Old and New Testa­ments equal time emphasizing the wholeness of the Bible as a revelation of God. DISCIPLE draws upon the work of scholars, the personal Bible reading and study of the participant, and dynamic group discussion to aid understanding of the Bible.

The first study in the program is DISCIPLE: Becoming Disciples through Bible Study. It serves as the basis for all other studies in the DISCIPLE family that follow. Over the course of 34 weeks, the study covers the entire Bible (Old and New Testaments) following the biblical story from Creation to the New Jerusalem.


Disciple III

Disciple III Study

To Be Determined
32-week course

DISCIPLE: REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE is part of the four-phase DISCIPLE program and is prepared for those who have completed BECOMING DISCIPLES THROUGH BIBLE STUDY.The driving idea in this study is the connection between memory and identity as the people of God. The word You in the title is meant to be heard both in its singular form (the individual) and its plural form (the community). We are a community of memory. Participants in this thirty – two week study will read the major and minor Old Testament prophets, with the exception of Daniel, and will read the thirteen Letters traditionally attributed to Paul. To establish the historical context in which the prophets spoke for God, daily reading assignments draw also on the books of Deuteronomy through Chronicles.

Several themes weave their way through the study – the call to remember; the call to repentance; the need for renewed vision; and the place of community. The prophets and Paul are continually calling hearers and readers back to their God and to a sense of who they are as a people “set apart”.