Adult Bible Studies

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. 

If you have questions, please contact Adult Formation.

Reading Between the Lines

These weekly discussion groups meet September through May to reflect on scripture and related cultural and literary inspirations. Space is currently available in the Monday morning (9:30 - 10:30 am) group, which will begin September 13 via Zoom (hoping to meet in person at the Church at a later date)Register here or email Amanda Anders for more information. 

CHRISTIAN ESSENTIALS

Christian Essentials is an innovative ministry that invites participants to explore, grow, and deepen their faith and life with God. This holistic experience covers 15 essential topics for living a Christ-centered life. Small groups form throughout the year and are led by trained facilitators. Learn more and register here »

Christ Church Women’s Bible Study (CCWBS)

At different times throughout the year, women of all ages gather to study, learn, and grow together. These CCWBS sessions take place in the Blue Room on Thursday mornings, from 10 - 11:30 am, beginning with a lecture by a clergy member and followed by small groups discussions. The small groups help us make the connection between scripture and our lives. Learn more and register here »

Men's Midweek Bible Study

Wednesdays, 7:15 - 8:15 am in the Blue Room
Leaders: Craig Cmiel, Rick Jordan, Mike Daisley, Jon Kocmond, and David Dean
This Bible Study creates an opportunity for men to gather weekly and develop a deeper understanding of their faith. We rotate through God’s Word, Jesus’ teachings, and the Holy Spirit on a quarterly basis. The format involves prayer, weekly readings, historical narrative, education, and group discussion. The group meets in the Blue Room each Wednesday morning, with the Big Breakfasts held on the first Wednesday of each month. All men are welcome to join at any time throughout the year. For more information, please contact Craig Cmiel.

Education for Ministry (EfM)

Education for Ministry (EfM) is a Bible study and theological reflection group that connects the study of scripture with our real lives. EfM has a rich history at Christ Church, and currently has three groups that meet September through May, led by trained mentors. There are currently three EfM groups in progress: Tuesdays (6:45 - 9 pm), led by Jennifer Bennett and Shawn King; Wednesdays (9:15 am - 12:15 pm), led by Tere Ey and Virginia Anderson; and Fridays (9 - 11:45 am), led by Natalie Akin and Jenny Beaumont. Learn more about EfM here »

Women’s Evening Bible Study (WEBS)

The Woman’s Evening Bible Study (WEBS) traditionally meets on Monday evenings, from 7 to 8:30 pm, to study scripture and literature, 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. Please contact Adult Formation if you are interested in joining future groups.

The Daily

Sign up to receive an inspirational Bible passage from the Old or New Testament every day. Purposefully-selected daily scripture passages are emailed each morning to subscribers. Participants are encouraged to develop a routine or spiritual practice as you read, meditate, and seek to understand how God is speaking to you through each passage. Sign up »

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