Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Fall 2017 Classes

Center for African Biblical Studies

                                                 


3RD QUARTER BIBLE STUDY CLASSES


TUESDAY MORNING CLASS
September 19th - November 14th
11:00 A.M. 12:30 P.M.

WOMANIST GOD TALK
Dr. Linda Thomas
Textbook: When Momma Speaks/Study Bible
Womanist God talk is essential to the everyday lives of Black women. Come engage this text while students explore the intersection between gender, class, and race as it pertains to biblical motherhood and African American motherhood in the US. Students will examine the lived experiences of African American women with integrity, honesty, wholeness and deep beauty. 
BIBLICAL THEME

BIBLE: THE BEGINNING
Sister Dubra Lazard
Textbook: Bible for Vital Congregations/Study Bible
Come learn a basic overview of the Bible, through the Hebrew and Christian scripture and it's relevance for the church today. The bible is the core of the Christian walk. It is critical to learn what is does and DOES NOT say.
Beginners Bible Study

WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 
Sister Diana Beasley
Textbook: What on Earth Am I Here For?/Study Bible
For many people finding purpose in life is often a longer journey than expected. Life is filled with complex obstacles. Often our purpose and calling changes with age and circumstances. you are not alone! Come join this class to explore this question in asking what are you here for?
BIBLICAL THEME




TUESDAY EVENING CLASSES
7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.


GET OUT OF THE BOAT!
Rev. Barbara Heard
Textbook: If You Want to Walk on Water/Study Bible

BIBLICAL THEME


STRENGTH TO LOVE
Rev Donna Freeman-Lott
Textbook: Strength to Love/Study Bible
Students will participate in an in depth study of Dr. King's belief in the divine loving presence which binds all life. Come learn that at the root of social justice is personal transformation
BIBLICAL THEME





WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON CLASS
September 20th - November 15th
1:00P.M. - 2:30P.M.

UNDERSTANDING THE WORD OF GOD
Minister Tennille Power
Textbook: Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home/ Study Bible
Have you ever struggled with prayer? Are you frustrated with unanwsered prayer? This class will uncover these answers and students will discover a fresh new meaning of prayer. Learning to pray and the power of prayer is essential to growing in Christ.
Intermediate Bible Study


WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASS
September 27th - November 15th *Note class begins 09/27/17*
6:00P.M. - 7:00P.M.
HOLY SPIRIT: SPIRITUAL GROWTH  - PART II
Rev. Danita Brown
Textbook: Study Bible
In this continuing study of the work and ministry of the third person of the Godhead, the Holy Spirit is the one who provides spiritual maturity and continues this work through spiritual growth. This ongoing work within God's people, leads to a deeper relationship with God and a transformed way of living.
Advanced Bible Study




WEDNESDAY AT THE WELL
Every Wednesday Night
Prayer Service 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. - The Teaching Moment 7:14 P.M.
September Theme: Growing in Holiness
October and November Theme: Maturing in Christ




THURSDAY MORNING CLASS 
September 28th - November 16th *note class begins 09/28/17*
12:00 P.M.  1:30 P.M.

WALKING THROUGH GOD’S WORD: BOOK OF PROVERBS
Deacon Carol Edwards
Textbook: Study Bible/Handouts and Maps
Continue your journey through the bible with an intentional focus on the book of Proverbs. As the children of God, we receive instruction on daily godly living. The Book of Proverbs is one of the three book of wisdom. Come discover the wisdom God has for your life.
Intermediate Bible Study



THURSDAY EVENING CLASSES
September 21st - November 16th
7:00 P.M. 8:30 P.M.


EXPERIENCING GOD
Deacon Lawrence Myles
Textbook:  Study Bible/Handouts
Who is God?  Who is God to you? What does it mean to experience God while walking into a new space in my life?  Come learn the basics of God and how God is working in your life.
Beginners Bible Study


DIALOGUE WITH THE DIVINE
Deacon Caroline Minter
Textbook: Questions God Ask Us/Study Bible  
This class will  explore Questions God Ask US!. We will look into the deep interpersonal dialogue that will help us move into an action related response. God is listening for your response. Your responsibility as a Christian is to think about and own your truth about where you are on this Christian journey . Come discover how to move from reading and listening to thinking and doing.
BIBLICAL THEME

HOWARD THURMAN INSTITUTE  (BEGINS OCTOBER 26TH)
Rev. Dr. Norval Brown
Textbook:TBA/Study Bible
**Meeting location: Brookins Funeral Home - 9316 S. Ashland Chicago Il
Howard Thurman and Henri Nouwmen were spiritual giants of the 20th century and continue to set footprints for the 21st century church. Nouwen is known for his "theology of the heart" and gave a model for building the knd of relationships and communities which allow each person to find his or her personal mission. Come join in learning about these great theologians and the impact their work can have on our spiritual lives



FRIDAY MORNING CLASS
Starting October 13th
11:00 A.M. 12:30 P.M.

SEASONS WITH GOD
Rev. Danita Brown
Textbook: Study Bible
Recommitting your life to become more Christ centered is not bound by age or circumstance.  The biblical text reveals new insight, specifically to our seniors, who have paved the way for future generations.   Come and discover new revelations about our sacred texts for our seniors.  Whether you are a novice bible student, advanced bible scholar or somewhere in between, there is something to learn for everyone.  
BIBLICAL THEME** Second and Fourth Fridays only*


SATURDAY EVENING CLASS
September 23rd - November 18th
4:00P.M. - 5:30P.M.

A MAN’S WORTH 
Decaon Richard Sewell
Textbook: Zealot/Study Bible
African American men face social, political and psychological odds while hampered by trying to navigate through these yet to be United States. Come explore how to face these odds, how not to face them alone in silence and break any feelings of inadequacy often met trying to be the strong partner, husband and/or father God called Black men to be.  
BIBLICAL THEME

A WOMAN’S WORTH
Min. Tennille Power
Textbook: More Bad Girls of the Bible/Study Bible
There are characters in the bible we love to hate! However, one should pause to understand why we have grown to dislike certain characters. Some of these characters show the very human qualities we embody, are often misunderstood and many, particularly the women, have lost their voice. Students will explore these biblical women and give them a new voice never explored
BIBLICAL THEME




SUNDAY MORNING CLASS
Starting September 24th
9:30A.M.  10:30A.M. Wright Chapel
BIBLE DISCOVERY HOUR
Textbook:  Study Bible
Discover what it means to be on this Christian journey according to the Bible, and how to apply that knowledge to the challenges we face daily. Students will explore and study the Book of First Kings
Beginners Bible Study


SERVANT LEADERSHIP: LEADERSHIP PAIN ( After 11:00am service)
Min. Tennille Power
Textbook:  Leadership Pain/Study Bible 
God provides ministry work through the various gifts of God’s people.  Learn how to serve God’s people God’s way through biblical principles of leadership.  This class is for members who are currently leaders of a ministry, and those who are interested in becoming Servant Leaders at Trinity United Church of Christ.
SERVANT LEADERSHIP TRACK




3 comments:

  1. Do you have any online Bible Study classes? If so, when? What cost? How to register?
    My email is denisekeller357@sbcglobal.net. Thank you.

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    1. The new bible study semester will begin on Tuesday February 7th. Registration for classes begins Sunday 01/29/17. You can go to www.trinitychicago. org to access the registration link

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  2. I'm so excited to see a class based on a book in the Bible. I now have to see if I can handle long days right now. Thank you

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