The primary adult Bible study meets in the church Sunday mornings between worship services. The topic changes periodically. During Lent Pastor Taylor is leading a study on the temple and its importance in the Passion account. Anyone is welcome to attend.
A small group Bible study meets in the church office to explore a variety of topics. Anyone is welcome to attend.
There are also opportunities for teens. See the Youth Ministries page for more details.
MID-WEEK BIBLE STUDIES:
St James has many other Bible study groups that meet at various times during the week. Please contact the church office for more details. Some opportunities include:
Topical studies for women last 10-12 weeks, and the number of participants changes from study to study. Watch the bulletin for new starting dates.
Monday - Starting March 11, the group is studying Revelation by Beth Moore meeting from 6:00 - 8:00 PM in the Youth room at school.
Wednesday - Since January 9, the group is doing a study on Jonah by Priscilla Shirer meeting in Mrs. Moorhead's room upstairs in the school at 5:30 PM.
Wednesday - Since January 9, the group is doing a called The Temple by Laurie Cole meeting in the school conference room at 7:00 PM.
Starting April 10, the group will study No Other Gods: Confronting Our Modern Day Idols by Kelly Minter.
The pastors lead Bible Study at the Howard Lake Good Samaritan Center every Thursday at 10:15 AM.
The Sarah Bible Study meets on the first and third Thursdays at 1:30 PM in the church office. All women are invited.
The ABC Bible Study meets in homes of its members on the second and fourth Thursdays at 1:30 PM. All women are invited.
The Priscilla Bible Study meets in homes of its members on the second and fourth Thursdays at 2 PM. All women are invited.
The topics change regularly. Your volunteer webmaster keeps the information up to date to the best of his knowledge.
NOTE: Any Bible study program that is not from Concordia Publishing House should first be reviewed by pastors before group study.
Everyone is encouraged to take part in personal and family devotions. Take as little as five minutes from your day to immerse yourself in God's Word. There is no required format. If you are not currently involved in daily spiritual enrichment and are unsure where to begin, consider one or more of the suggestions below:
Read Portals of Prayer
Use Family Devos (inserted in the Sunday bulletin)
Read a Bible passage
Look at the Sunday bulletin insert. Below the Introit are suggested daily readings.
Choose a book of the Bible and read one a few verses or a chapter each day
Sing a hymn
Say a prayer
Look up the Daily Devotion from Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM.org)
"May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass, like showers that water the earth! In His days may the righteous flourish, and peace abound, till the moon be no more!"