Adult Bible Studies
Disciple Fast Track
Disciple is a powerful, transformative, comprehensive Bible study that takes participants from Genesis to Revelation, giving a complete overview of the Biblical narrative, combining personal Bible reading, study, prayer, and small group discussion. Now this tried-and-true United Methodist study is easier than ever to fit into today’s busy lifestyle!
Study participants will download an app (on their smart phone, tablet or computer) that includes their daily Bible reading, commentary, and study videos. All assignments are in both text and audio so people can choose to read and/or listen to the content. With text or voice-to-text options, participants can even complete their assignments while exercising or driving! In addition, there is a private 24/7 prayer board and message board, and the entire text of the Common English Bible is embedded in the app.
This revised and updated version of Disciple Fast Track includes information on how to read the scriptures, and the commentaries put a strong emphasis on Biblical context. The study features all-new video presentations by 24 scholars from all over the world.
In the fall semester we will spend 12 weeks studying the Old Testament, and follow up with the New Testament study beginning in January. Participants only need to commit to the first 12-week study. If you can’t commit to a weekly meeting, you can join the reading and discussion through our Facebook group, with Pastor Paul posting daily insights from our daily reading assignments.
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Meets in person and on zoom
12-Week Old Testament begins Sept. 12
12-week New Testament study begins in January
Led by Pastor Paul Harris
and Kim Carroll
Materials available through the app.
Cost: $45 (scholarships are available)
Good Boundaries and Goodbyes:
Loving Others Without Losing the Best of Who You Are
Is it unloving or selfish to set a boundary? And what does the Bible instruct us to do when a relationship is no longer safe or sustainable? Study author Lysa Terkeurst has discovered that good boundaries pave the road for the truest version of love to emerge within the relationships that make up so much of who we are and what we want the most.
This study will equip you to
determine the appropriate amount of personal and emotional access someone has to you.
stop being misled and emotionally paralyzed by wrongly interpreted or weaponized Scriptures.
overcome the frustrating cycle of ineffective boundary-setting with biblical principles and practical strategies to help you communicate, keep, and implement healthier patterns.
be equipped to say goodbye when a relationship has shifted from difficult to destructive
Women’s Bible Study
9:30 – 11:30 am
Meets in Room 7 and on Zoom
Begins September 13
Led by Kim Carroll
When Strivings Cease:
Replacing the Gospel of Self-Improvement With the Gospel of Life-Transforming Grace
Find freedom from the never-ending quest for approval and affirmation by learning how to accept the undeserved gift of grace from a merciful God.
In today's society, the pressure to perform is overwhelming. It's a hustling, image-conscious age, and women are more anxious than ever. Many of us end up constantly feeling behind, lacking, and like we're failing—at home, at work, with friends, with God. In this Bible study, bestselling author Ruth Chou Simons calls women to discover how God's profound gift of grace and favor invites us to rest from chasing approval and earning love, and instead discover the freedom of true belonging and worth that doesn't depend on us.
Women’s Bible Study
Every other Sunday
4 - 6 pm
Begins September 17
Led by Ellen Carpenter
Women of the New Testament
Any and all are invited to participate in this study of women of the New Testament. We will see that these women were frequently skilled, resided to God’s call, and performed holy acts. Some of these women were prophets in their own right showing high levels of ability with perception, foreknowledge, or intuitive understanding of coming events. They participated in Jesus’ ministry and worked to bring about the Kingdom.
Join us as we discover the impact that both the named and unnamed women made in the life of Christ, and the foundation and history of the church. We will meet by zoom on Thursday mornings from 10-11:30 beginning May 4th and continuing.
10:00 - 11:30 am
Meets on Zoom
Join When Able
Led by Julia Walker