The Bible is our source of inspiration, wisdom, comfort and spiritual growth.
As a progressive Episcopal Church, we are rooted in both scripture and reason, seeking to grow in our faith by engaging our hearts and minds in thoughtful, relevant education. Click on the links below to learn more about the Bible studies taking place at Christ Church. Feel free to contact the leaders with questions. Details on how to register for each group are also provided.
If you have questions, please contact Jenny Beaumont.
Feasting on the Word
Sundays, 10:00 AM, Blue Room (Begins September 16)
Join Christ Church clergy and lay leaders for a weekly Bible study on the Sunday scripture passages. After a short lecture we will spend time in small groups exploring how the Living Words of God can instruct, lead, and open our hearts. For more information, contact The Reverend Matt Holcombe.
The Good Book
This new Bible study plan offers three unique opportunities for you to embed scripture in your life and learn more about the Bible through daily reading either on your own or with a group. The Good Book is open to the wider community and even to the world. Consider inviting a friend, colleague, family member or neighbor to join you and us! Learn more »
Christ Church Women’s Bible Study (CCWBS)
On Thursday mornings, women of all ages gather to study, learn, and grow together, with clergy and guest speakers. We start with a lecture and then move into small groups for discussion and to grow closer to one another in Christ. The small groups help us make the connection between scripture and our lives. Register online here » Download and print a paper registration form here »
Women’s Evening Bible Study (WEBS)
The Woman’s Evening Bible Study (WEBS) gathers twice a month on Monday evenings to study scripture and literature, to enjoy fellowship, and to worship together. We have fun while learning and growing closer to God and to one another. We welcome women of all ages. Register here »
Thursday Morning Worship and Bible Study
Join us for worship on Thursday mornings at 7:00 AM in the Chapel, followed by a clergy-led study of the Sunday lessons in M207. Breakfast is served for minimal charge. No registration needed; all are welcome any time.
Young Adult Women's Book/Bible Study
Wednesdays, September 26 - November 14, 6:30 - 7:30 PM PM, St. Francis D
Young adult women will gather weekly to for a book discussion and fellowship. For more information, contact Mary Gregory at 704-651-0833 or .
Childcare is available by weekly reservation (no charge) and must be confirmed by 5:00 PM on Thursday before each class. Registration links coming soon.
Building Up the Body of Christ (Bodybuilders)
Through articles, world events, poetry, essays, book excerpts, and scripture, we connect our faith to everyday living and build up the body of Christ among us. Casual, no homework, come when you can. We learn, laugh and pray together too. Register here »
Reading Between the Lines
The Reading Between the Lines curriculum (previously titled Bible Workbench) adds to our understanding of scripture and allows us to reflect theologically on topics that arise from cultural and literary inspirations. This group study, which meets on various days and times, is a deep dive into the place where the Bible's story and our stories intersect. Register here »
Education for Ministry (EFM)
EFM is a four-year course of study in theological Bible study and reflection. Participants commit to one year at a time. The seminar group is the nucleus of the EFM program, and meets weekly, September through May. Register here »