adult study group








♦ The Bible Project small group Bible studies

♦ The Wired Word

♦ Going Deeper Sermon Discussion

♦ College Group

♦ Women's prayer group

♦ Men's breakfast group

♦ Women's Circle







Adult Study Groups

We have a number of adult Sunday School classes and small group studies that meet during the school year.  Groups for men, women, and mixed groups meet at various times throughout the week. With the exception of the Men's Breakfast Group, our groups and classes are taking a summer break and will resume in September.  Contact the church office for details.

The Bible Project   The Bible Project is a non-profit animation studio that produces short-form, fully animated videos to make the biblical story accessible to everyone, everywhere.  Their mission is to help the whole world see the Bible as one unified story that leads to Jesus, who has the power to change individuals and whole communities when we let the biblical story speak for itself.  They see the Bible as a divine-human book that speaks God’s word to his people.  In each session we will watch a short video and discuss the material presented.  Each session stands alone, so feel free to drop in as you are able.  We have a number of groups that meet at various times during the week and on Sunday mornings.  Contact the church office for more information.

The Wired Word is designed for all those who wish to grow in their faith by applying Scripture to the current events in our world.  Each Thursday, a new lesson, drawn from that week's headlines, is sent via e-mail to class members.  In class, we discuss how God's Word can inform and help us see with new eyes what is going on in our world each week and how faith matters. The class meets Sunday at 9:15 a.m. in the church library during the school year.

Going Deeper into Pastor Norman’s Sermon Series On Sunday after coffee fellowship. Pastor Norman will offer an opportunity for further discussion of and reflection on the theme of that morning’s sermon, addressing our thoughts and reactions to these themes. Everyone is invited to join the discussion in the church library following coffee fellowship.

College Group  meets on Friday evenings for dinner and conversation during the academic year at the UI Campus Christian Center. A weekly Bible study is also being planned.  All undergrad and grad students are invited. Contact the church office for details.

Women's Prayer Group and Bible Study  All women are invited to gather for prayer and conversation on Wednesdays during the school year at 12 p.m. at The Center (the Campus Christian Center at the corner of Elm Street and University Ave on the UI campus). This fall we will be discussing Bible Themes from The Bible Project (see above).

Men's Breakfast Group meets every Thursday year-around for study and fellowship at 6:30 a.m. at Shari's Restaurant .  All men welcome.

Carol Renfrew Circle meets at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel Room on the fourth Thursday of each month (September through May)  for fellowship and Bible study. All women are welcome.

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