Adult Bible Studies


Click here to register or sign up in the binder at the Calvary Connection or contact Lucinda Nelson at


Summer 2017 

June 5 – July 24 
Crazy Love by Francis Chan 
(bestseller, over 2 million books sold)

Mondays 7:00 pm  “on the back porch” at Carmen Hilton’s home.
Everyone is welcome – strongly suggested that you attend all or most of the 8 weeks

Study book and DVD:  Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our world with tangible, even radical, solutions?  God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himself.  And once you encounter His love, as Francis describes it, you will never be the same.  Through passionate words and timely Scriptures, Chan unfolds his thoughts on what being a Christian is suppose to mean and to look like. He does so with the premise that God loves us with a "crazy love" - and intends for us to love Him back with the same.

June 22- August 24  
Hallelujah Anyway, Rediscovering Mercy  by Anne Lamott

Thursdays, 7:30-8:30pm  "on the porch" at Leslie Simpson's home.
Everyone is welcome -- whenever you can attend.  This study is being designed for people to drop in when your summer schedule allows some time for fellowship and discussion.

Study book: As we struggle to navigate an increasingly complex world and understand our place in it, mercy points the way forward.  In this insightful, encouraging book, Anne Lamott explains that it is mercy - the promise to offer and receive relief and forgiveness -- that lies at the heart of all great faith traditions and in our spiritual identity.  As it has for millennia, mercy gives us a chance to, in Lamott's words,  "soften ever so slightly" to understand one another more deeply.  By embracing mercy, we give our families, our communities, and even ourselves, the opportunity to see the world in gentler and more engaging ways.  Mercy is the medicine, the light that shines in dark places.

July 12 – August 2nd 
Choose Joy by Kay Warren

Wednesdays 10 -12 noon  Womens’ study with Robin Cooney & Lucinda Nelson                 
Strongly suggested that you attend all or most of the 4 sessions.  Childcare available upon request

DVD and study guide:  Ever wonder why some people seem to experience joy in their daily lives--even in the tough times--and others can't seem to find it no matter how hard they search? Is a joy-filled life really possible?  The answer is yes! And it's possible for every woman, no matter what her circumstances may be. In this inspiring book, Kay Warren teaches women what joy really is, where to find it, and how to choose it in the good times and the bad. With compassion and wisdom, she shows readers--even those who live with the constant companions of discouragement and depression--that true joy is deeper, richer, and more accessible than they might think.

July 12th-Sept 6th
Healing Prayer Level 1 Class  - 8 weeks
Begins Wednesday July 12th from 5 - 615 pm in room 110
Open to all who are interested in learning about how to pray for healing
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Winter 2017

Sunday Coed bible study   Hearing God's voice by Mark Virkler     
January 22 - May 2017    
Sundays at 9 a.m.  Room 110    Ken and Lucinda Nelson

Sunday Coed  Disciple Fast Tracks - New Testament    
January 8 - March 2017    
Sundays at 6:15 pm     Room 110     Beckie Karras    
A 12 week study of the New Testament     Bible reading, DVD, workbook, class discussion 

Senior Saints     January 10 - May 2017    
Tuesdays at 9:30 am    Room 110     Rotating leaders
102 Fascinating Bible Stories - short devotional and discussion group
After the class, all are invited to go to a local eatery for lunch 

Wednesday  Disciple Fast Tracks - New Testament     January 11 - March 2017
Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.     Room 110     Heather Fowble and Lucinda Nelson
A 12 week study of the New Testament     Bible reading, DVD, workbook, class discussion

Wednesday  Womens bible study     January 25 - May 2017   Adam Hamilton's Making sense of the bible
Wednesdays at 1 pm    Room 110      Robin Cooney

Wednesday   Womens Celebrate Recovery Step Study     January 18 - May 2017
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.   Room 208     Iris L and Bert P
A confidential study to find freedom from life's hurts, hang-ups and habits.    Workbook and bible study

Thursday Womens bible study     January 5 - May 2017  Becoming more than a good bible study girl
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.   Room 207   Rotating leaders

Fall 2016   All are welcome 

Sunday Coed bible study 
Sept through May - Ken and Lucinda Nelson

Sundays at 9 a.m. Room 110     (Philippians, Colossians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon)


Healing Prayer Level 3 -  Sunday at 10:45 am - Chapel -  Sept - Ded - rotating leaders

A 13 week DVD and discussion class as you continue learning how to pray for healing.  Some of you will simply be learning how to pray with your family and friends, while others will launch out into the healing prayer ministry.  Workbook available but not required.

Sunday Disciple Fast Tracks -  10:45am - Room 110 -  Sept - Mar - Lucinda Nelson
or 6:15 pm - Beckie Karras
Brand new!! - A comprehensive study of the bible for people with busy schedules.  Spend 12 weeks in the Old Testament and 12 weeks in the New Testament.  DVD and workbook and bible.

Senior Saints -Sept through May with Carole VanGosen, Kathie Vashaw and other rotating leaders

Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in Room 110

Read and discuss a short study from 102 Fascinating Bible Studies.   After the meeting, all are invited to go to lunch at a local restaurant.

Taste and See - Wednesday at 5:30 pm - Join Rev Angela for dinner and bible study at J&P pizza.  Dive into the fascinating book of Matthew by acclaimed author Justo L. Gonzalez.


Women's Bible Study  Topic TBD- Sept - May

Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Room 110 

Women's Bible Study  Unafraid, trusting God in an unsafe world- Sept - May with Robin Cooney
Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. Room 110


Coed bible study (Disciple Fast Tracks - NEW!! )  Sept - Nov & Jan - Mar with Heather Fowble and Lucinda Nelson.  A comprehensive study of the bible with DVD and workbook.  12 weeks in the OT, 12 in the NT  Wednesdays at 11:30 am  Room 110 

Pause & Pray - Thursdays at 6 pm - short devotions, bible study and discussion group .  No homework - come when you can!  Rev Angela.   Room 109 

Celebrate Recovery Women's step study - Fall 2016 - register with

A confidential group to help you look honestly at your hurts, hang-ups and habits. A workbook guides the process from admitting - to - bringing those things into the healing light of Jesus.  Find Freedom through the 12 steps and 8 principles.

Celebrate Recovery Men's step study -Fall 2016 - register with
A confidential group to help you look honestly at your hurts, hang-ups and habits. A workbook guides the process from admitting - to - bringing those things into the healing light of Jesus.  Find Freedom through the 12 steps and 8 principles.



Hispanic Bible Study & Worship - Held here at Calvary Church every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. These sessions are conducted in Spanish for our Latino neighbors who speak little or no English. All are welcome to come! No registration required.