Fall Bible Studies
Summer is coming to a close, and as our vacations come to an end we’re looking at some new studies that will keep us learning and growing spiritually. What do you want to study this fall?
Epic of Eden
Revisit the Old Testament in a different light! The name of this 10-week study says it all. The EPIC of Eden. This study is based Dr. Sandra L. Richter’s book The Epic of Eden and it puts the Old Testament in usable order — a history of God’s redeeming grace. It’s a story that runs from the Garden of Eden to the garden of the New Jerusalem. This class will organize your understanding of the Old Testament and renew your enthusiasm for studying the Bible as a whole. Cost $20.
Led by Louise McEvoy, Thursdays | September 7-November 30 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The Cost of Discipleship
Join us as we study Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s, The Cost of Discipleship. Bonhoeffer, a German Lutheran pastor, theologian and man of peace, became involved in resisting the Nazis in World War II. His message in this classic text is based on the Sermon on the Mount and illuminates the relationship between ourselves and the teachings of Jesus. Led by Dr. Linda Christians and Ken Jacobson. Cost $15. Beginning in September.
Go with Grace
Join this community of women who are seeking to know God more intimately through Bible study, prayer and fellowship. The group meets weekly and will study the Gospel of Luke. Led by Dr. Linda Christians. Thursdays, 7:15-8:30 a.m. beginning September 7, Hines Baker Room.
Led by Jana Gaddy. A 34-week study that moves through the biblical story from Creation to the New Jerusalem. Disciple emphasizes disciplined reading of and listening to the Scriptures. It results in biblically nourished persons committed to live as disciples of Christ. Students use both the Bible and the study manual to complete daily reading assignments. The study book also includes commentary and questions for reflection and response. Cost $40. Beginning September 5, 2017.
Led by Jana Gaddy and Sandy Hendon. A 32-week study of the wisdom writings of the Hebrew Scriptures along with the New Testament offerings of John’s Gospel, the letters of John, and the Book of Revelation. Present throughout the study is the sense of living toward completion – toward the climax of the message and the promised picture in the revelation. Requires the completion of Disciple I to enroll. Cost $40. Beginning September 11, 2017.
Women’s Covenant Bible Study
This is a multigenerational class of women from ages late 20’s to mid-80’s. Covenant is a 24-week comprehensive, in-depth study of the Bible and emphasizes the biblical concept of covenant as a unifying pattern through all the books in the Old and New Testaments. It highlights the unique relationship that God chooses to have with us as God’s people. Three 8-episode segments explore a different aspect of Covenant life. Each will examine what Covenant means, and the progression of a Covenant relationship with God: Creating the Covenant, Living the Covenant and Trusting the Covenant. Cost $50.
Covenant Bible Study
Led by Gail Jacobson. Covenant is a 24-week comprehensive, in-depth study of the Bible and emphasizes the biblical concept of covenant as a unifying pattern through all the books in the Old and New Testaments. It highlights the unique relationship that God chooses to have with us as God’s people. Three 8-episode segments explore a different aspect of Covenant life. Each will examine what Covenant means, and the progression of a Covenant relationship with God: Creating the Covenant, Living the Covenant and Trusting the Covenant. Cost $50. Begins September 12, 2017.
One big thing…
We Study the Bible is one of our five Inside-Out Habits at St. Luke’s. Reading the Bible and discussing it with others is life-changing. Our church has set a goal to have at least 2000 people studying the Bible with others during 2017. This is our “one big thing” for the year and will be a real pivotal experience in the life of our community, as we strengthen our Biblical understanding which is the foundation and launching pad for all of our Inside-Out ministry. Join a Bible study, or ask a friend to join you and study together.
Can we count on you to help us meet this goal? Please let us know how you are participating by emailing Kathy Neely.