Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Spring 2017 Classes

Center for African Biblical Studies
SPRING 2017
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2ND QUARTER BIBLE STUDY CLASSES
CFABS BIBLE STUDY CLASSES

TUESDAY MORNING CLASS
May 9th - June 20th
11:00 A.M. 12:30 P.M.

WOMANIST GOD TALK
Dr. Linda Thomas
Textbook: Bible Women: All Their Words and Why They Matter/Study Bible
Do you know Susanna from the Apocrypha? Who is the mother of the sons of Zebedee? Have you read the devious plan of Herodias' daughter? Do you know the insights of Pilate's wife? Come join us on this journey of discovering who these women are in biblical history, the words they spoke and the importance of their lives. Learn how God spoke, intervened, changed and proclaimed the story of redemption through them. 
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


TUESDAY EVENING CLASSES
May 9th - June 20th 
7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

IN SPIRIT AND IN TRUTH
Deacon Tracie Williams
Textbook: Study Bible
Worship is one of the dynamic ways we communicate with God.  We thank God through worship, we lament through worship and we are empowered through worship.  Come learn from one of our dynamic worship leader what it means to worship in spirit and in truth, learn how to overcome the obstacles of worship, and how to worship with no shame and in pure joy!
Beginners Bible Study



PRAYERS THAT WORK
Rev. Barbara Heard
Textbook: Prayers That Work  /Study Bible
Have you ever become weary in prayer? Don't give up! Students will walk away with a whole new understanding of the power of prayer. Come learn biblical insights that will ignite your passion for prayer.
BIBLICAL THEME



BLACK CHURCH EXPERIENCE
Brother Antoine Crenshaw
Textbook:  Canaan Land:  A Religious History of African Americans/Study Bible
The black church has been a beacon of life, light and hope for Africans and African Americans for centuries.  Our story DID NOT begin in slavery!  Come learn where our religious history and love of God originated, what Christianity is really about, and learn its history from the fertile land of Africa to the shores of the United States, tracing directly to Chicago.

Advanced Bible Study



WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON CLASS
May 10th  June 21st  
1:00PM -2:30PM

UNDERSTANDING THE WORD OF GOD
Minister Tennille Power
Textbook: Study Bible/Handouts
Moving into a deeper understanding of God means understanding God’s Word and how to apply it to your life. It is time to go deeper. Come learn how to study the Word for more than facts and information.  Come discover what God has for you
Intermediate Bible Study


WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASS
May 10th  June 21st
6:00PM-7:00PM
HOLY SPIRIT: SPIRITUAL GROWTH
Rev. Danita Brown
Textbook: Study Bible
In this continuing study of the ministry work 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 understanding of God and a transformed way of living.
Advanced Bible Study

EXPERIENCING GOD
Deacon Ken McKay
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


WEDNESDAY AT THE WELL
Every Wednesday Night
Prayer Service 6:00 pm - 7:00pm  - The Teaching Moment 7:14pm 




THURSDAY MORNING CLASS 
May 11th  June 22nd   
11:00 AM 12:30 PM

WALKING THROUGH GOD’S WORD: BOOK OF PSALMS 
Deacon Carol Edwards
Textbook: Study Bible/Handouts and Maps
Come continue the journey,  discover a more intentional study of the poetic discourse between Israel and God.  Many of these conversations are rooted in praise and pain.  Many of the thoughts are a direct parallel of what we are experiencing in the world today.  We often say familiar psalms, such as The Lord is my Shepherd.  Come discover what this truly means!
Intermediate Bible Study




THURSDAY EVENING CLASSES
May 11th - June 22nd
7:00 P.M. 8:30 P.M.


SERVANT LEADERSHIP: LEADERSHIP PAIN
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



FRIDAY MORNING CLASS
Starting May 26th
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
May 13th - June 24th 
4:00PM-5:30PM

A MAN’S WORTH 
Brother Kenneth Smith
Textbook: Sound the Trumpet/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: Bad Girls of the Bible/Study Bible
Pulpits have often told stories of Eve, Jezebel and Delilah, but do we really understand these women? Student will explore these biblical women who have haunting stories of betrayal, jealousy, unfilled needs, dreams, deception and misunderstandings. Their lives often mirror our everyday lives.
BIBLICAL THEME




SUNDAY MORNING CLASS
9:30AM 10:30AM 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.

Beginners Bible Study




2 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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