Bible Studies

Bible Studies

Bible studies are starting back up again and we’re glad you’re here! Below you’ll find more information about the studies being offered this semester. When you find the one you’re interested, just click this link to register. Registration is open between January 3rd -17th and the cost is $15 each semester. All studies begin meeting the week of January 18th.

Lazarus Awakening: Finding Your Place in the Heart of God by Joanna Weaver

  • Monday Afternoon, 1:00 – 2:30 pm beginning January 18th
  • Format: On-line Zoom Video Call
  • Leader: Jen DeGroff

Getting God’s Love from Our Heads to Our Hearts. We all know Jesus loved Mary – look how she worshiped. And we can understand why He loved Martha – after all, look how she served. But what about those of us who don’t know where we fit in the heart of God?   For many of us, moving the truth of God’s love from our heads to our hearts is a lifelong process. As we consider our inadequacies or grieve our shattered dreams, we find it difficult to believe that God cares for us personally. This study will show us how to embrace the truth that Jesus loves you apart from anything you accomplish, apart from anything you bring. Just as He called Lazarus forth to new life, Jesus wants to free you to live fully in the light of His love, unbound from the graveclothes of fear, regret, and self-condemnation. Combining unforgettable real-life illustrations with unexpected biblical insights, Lazarus Awakening invites you to experience a spiritual resurrection that will forever change your understanding of what it means to be the one Jesus loves.

Up and Out  

  • Tuesday Morning, 9:30 – 11:30am beginning January 19th   
  • Format: In-person meeting at church
  • Leader: Molly Nazaruk

Have you ever wanted to know and be truly known? God and others? Have you ever felt stuck in your relationship with God, or just want to take it to the next level and want to do that within a community? Does accountability seem important but you aren’t sure who you can connect with? Are you hungry to live the life Christ died to pay for? This class will be more than a class – it will be a group that focuses on developing an intimate relationship with Christ within the community of other loving women. The amount of structure in the class depends on you! Bible reading, sharing, and memorization will be a part. You must be willing to be an active member – no bench warming here!

Psalm 23: The Shepherd with Me  by Jennifer Rothschild

  • Tuesday Morning, 9:30 – 11:30am beginning January 19th
  • Format: In-person meeting at church
  • Leader: Dawn McClung

Do you long or someone to protect and care for you, someone to guide you when you are not sure of your next steps, to provide rest when you’re worn out, to walk with you when the valley is dark? God is the Good Shepherd whose companionship provides the comfort and confidence every woman needs. Many women know Psalm 23 by heart but haven’t experienced its power in their lives. This beloved psalm can breathe new life into women who are weary and unsure of their next steps. It’s more than a psalm that comforts in death; it gives confidence in life.

  • Explore the depths of God’s Care tucked in the Psalm you love
  • Trade the myth of self-reliance for the truth that God Will take care of you, no matter what.
  • Know that you vulnerability is Not a liability—God made you to need Him
  • Release fear and trust the Shepherd’s goodness

The Magnificent Obsession: Embracing the God Filled Life  by Ann Graham Lotz

  • Wednesday Morning, 9:30 – 11:30am beginning January 20th
  • Format: In-person meeting at church
  • Leader: Joan Wilson 

In this seven-session study on Genesis 12-22, Anne challenges you and your small group to follow Abraham’s example and not only embrace the God-filled life, but pursue Him in a relationship He would describe as a friendship. Includes a Bible study workshop where Anne demonstrates the 3-Question method of studying God’s Word that she uses in her own personal quiet time.

Resting in Jesus by His Healing Light Ministries

  • Wednesday Morning, 9:15 – 11:30am beginning January 20th
  • Format: In-person meeting at church
  • Leader: Terri Dole  

Resting in Jesus is a 9-week Bible study designed to help you create a greater place in your heart and life for Jesus. The focus is on learning how to move into a trusting relationship and surrender more of your life to Him. Rather than your typical Bible study homework, this study includes a 45-day devotional built around a method of Scripture reading that is God-led. Students create their own personalized verse pack, choosing meaningful verses from their Daily Worship Guides. Resting in Jesus provides an environment to help you draw closer to Jesus. Themes include:

  • Identifying and removing lies that block my ability to approach Jesus
  • Enjoying a healthy, close friendship with Jesus
  • Walking in my true identity, that I am essential to God’s Kingdom
  • Learning to show appreciation to Jesus
  • Experiencing the joy and satisfaction of Jesus’ power working in my life
  • Getting to a place of acceptance, no matter what happens in my life
  • Discovering the function of the Holy Spirit in my journey with Jesus

Weekly classes begin with scriptural lessons taught on DVD. Following the lesson, participants explore questions that reinforce the lesson and discuss how Jesus worked in their hearts and minds the previous week. Participants are asked to commit to 30 minutes, five days each week to develop a spiritual discipline of spending time with Jesus and fully benefit from the class.

Breathe: Making Room for Sabbath by Priscilla Shirer

  • Wednesday Morning, 9:30 – 11:30am, beginning January 20th
  • Format: On-line Zoom Video Call
  • Leaders: Cindy Dollens

One of the greatest challenges among women in our culture is taking time to cease from all the activities and just breathe. We are in bondage to busyness. We constantly strive to complete the limitless to-do lists that hinder us from experiencing all that God has for us. By neglecting time for tranquility, serenity, and repose, we limit our Christlikeness and miss out on some of God’s greatest gifts. In the Old Testament, Sabbath was given to the Israelites as a gift, and it is still a gift to us today. If you are weary, worn out, and exhausted, then the concept of Sabbath will change your life.

The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp

  • Wednesday Afternoon, 1:00 – 2:30pm, beginning January 27th  
  • Format: In -person meeting at church 
  • Leaders: Diane Myers

This one’s for the lovers and the sufferers. This one’s for those whose hopes and dreams and love grew so large it broke their willing hearts. This one’s for the busted ones who are ready to bust free, the ones ready to break molds, break chains, break measuring sticks, and break all this bad brokenness with good brokenness. You could be one of the Beloved who is broken—and still lets yourself be loved. You could be one of them, one who believes freedom can be found not only beyond the fear and pain — but actually within it.

What do you do — if you really want to know abundant wholeness? This is the begging question behind every single movement of our lives—and The Broken Way is Ann’s search for answers that come in the most unexpected ways. If you feel too broken to be chosen … that’s right where you’re supposed to be. Your brokenness can make abundance. Together, we can finally let our broken parts be met by His broken heart — and become a meaningful healing to a broken world. Discover The Broken Way — the way to not be afraid of broken things. Because Christ is redeeming everything. There’s no other authentic way forward — but a broken way.

Book of the Bible Study: Revelation

  • Thursday afternoons, 12:00 – 2:00pm, beginning January 21st  
  • Format: In -person meeting at church 
  • Leader: Liz Ramsey

Revelation Basics: You are invited to pull back the scary mask of John’s last letter and see the face of Hope. This is an encouraging study providing a foundation for a deeper look into the book of Revelation. We will be using the book Victorious: A Devotional Study of Revelation by Matt Proctor.

Book of the Bible Study: Revelation

  • Wednesday Evenings, 6:15 – 8:00pm, beginning January 20th 
  • Format: In -person meeting at church. Children’s Programming for birth-5th grade available.  
  • Leader: Liz Ramsey

Revelation Basics: You are invited to pull back the scary mask of John’s last letter and see the face of Hope. This is an encouraging study providing a foundation for a deeper look into the book of Revelation. We will be using the book Victorious: A Devotional Study of Revelation by Matt Proctor.