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 Jenny Beaumont.
Reading Between the Lines
The Reading Between the Lines curriculum adds to our understanding of scripture and allows us to reflect theologically on topics that arise from cultural and literary inspirations. There are several groups now in progress at Christ Church. Please contact Jenny Beaumont to learn when new groups will be open for registration.
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 here »
Christ Church Women’s Bible Study (CCWBS)
October 2020 Study of the Book of Ruth
Thursday Mornings: October 1 - 29
10:00 - 11:15 AM (via Zoom)
Leaders: The Reverend Lisa Saunders, The Reverend Joan Kilian, and Grace Fogg
Women of all ages are invited to learn and grow together as we study the Book of Ruth. We will have five meetings, via Zoom, beginning with a lecture and followed by small groups discussions. The small groups will help us grow closer to one another in Christ and make the connection between scripture and our lives. Register here>>
Men's Midweek Bible Study
Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:00 AM via Zoom
Leaders: Craig Cmiel, David Dean, Jon Kocmond and Christ Church Clergy
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. All are welcome to join, at any time, for learning and fellowship. Register here »
Education for Ministry (EFM)
September 2020 – May 2021 | Once a Week via Zoom
Tuesdays: 6:30 – 9:15 PM (Jennifer Bennett) Starts September 8
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, with seven trained mentors within those groups. The Tuesday evening group, led by Jennifer Bennett, is now open for registration. Learn more and register 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. Contact Jenny Beaumont for upcoming registration opportunities.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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