Bible Studies

Come learn and grow with us!

Calvary offers a wide variety of Bible studies to help you grow in your knowledge of God’s Word in a way that makes a difference in your life. Whether you’re a new believer, a long-time follower of Christ, or just curious to learn more, join us!

Elective Courses meet on Wednesdays, 6:30–8:00 PM in the fall, winter, and spring. The fall semester runs September 6 – November 15.

Small group Bible studies for women meet on Tuesday mornings and evenings. Several men's studies are offered throughout the week. Check out course details below!

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    Women's Spring Bible Studies
    Tuesdays, May 2 – June 6
    Join us this week!

    Tuesday Morning Classes
    May 2 – June 6, 9:30 AM–Noon

    Dive into one of our spring studies — newcomers are welcome! Just register in your first class.

    Supernatural Living in a Secular World
    by Dr. Chuck Swindoll
    Teacher: Mary Beth Hohman | Room 232
    How can you experience a victorious Christ-centered life in a world hostile to His Word? Today more than ever, followers of Christ are called to rise above their natural instincts and live a supernatural life — conquering sin, persevering through suffering, and trusting in God’s providence. Based on Romans 6–8, this study will equip you to battle deep-seated sin, square off against legalistic do's and don’ts, and stand firm through opposition. Cost: $12.50


    Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together 
    by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth
    Teacher: Betty Farynyk | Room 242
    Imagine older women investing themselves in the lives of younger women. Imagine young wives, moms, and singles gaining wisdom and encouragement from experienced women. Imagine all women — from older women to young girls — living out His transforming Gospel together, strengthening the entire body of Christ and creating a powerful witness. As presented in Titus 2, this is Christian community as God designed it. Join us for a discussion of this book and take your relationships to new depths, that your life might find its fullest meaning as you share the Gospel of Christ. Cost: $14
    A Love That Will Not Let Me Go 
    by Kay Arthur
    Teacher: Jackie Schaffer | Room 241
    Each day in the news, we see evidence that our nation, originally founded on Christian principles, has all but turned away from a holy God. Similarly, more than 700 years before the birth of Christ, a prosperous Israel also turned away from God to the idols of wealth and fleshly desires. The God of Abraham was all but forgotten. But God had not forgotten His people. In His faithfulness, He sent a unique message of hope through the prophet Hosea, a message which has great relevance for us today. Join us as we are reminded that no one is beyond God’s love and offer of forgiveness — His is a love that will not let go! Cost: $11.50

    Tuesday Evening Class
    May 2 – June 6, 7:00–9:00 PM


    Supernatural Living in a Secular World
    by Dr. Chuck Swindoll
    Teacher: Mary Beth Hohman | Room 232
    How can you experience a victorious Christ-centered life in a world hostile to His Word? Today more than ever, followers of Christ are called to rise above their natural instincts and live a supernatural life — conquering sin, persevering through suffering, and trusting in God’s providence. Based on Romans 6-8, this study will equip you to battle deep-seated sin, square off against legalistic do's and don’ts, and stand firm through opposition. Cost: $12.50


    CHILDCARE:
    Childcare for infants – age 5 is provided for Tuesday morning classes for children pre-registered by April 30. Our program includes Bible story time, crafts, coloring, outdoor play (weather permitting), and a snack each week. Childcare is free for mothers who attend the Bible studies. (There is a $4 charge per child for any Bible study participant who is not the child’s mother or legal guardian.) Childcare is not provided for evening classes. Financial assistance based on need is available. Contact: Jenna Mascia, 704.517.6606, jmascia@live.com


    HOMESCHOOL: 
    We offer a special class for homeschool students in grades 1–5. Moms who attend a morning Bible study may place their children in this class for educational instruction. Each week we provide a biblical theme and message, and then we incorporate lessons on science, literature, history, art, etc. Space is limited. There is a $5 fee per child/six weeks to cover supplies. Maximum of $15 per family. To enroll contact Jenna Mascia, 704.517.6606, jmascia@live.com with your child's name and age.

    Have questions about Women’s Ministry?
    Contacts: Pastor Jim Pile, 704.341.5359, jpile@calvarychurch.com
    Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@calvarychurch.com

     

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    Men's Summer Bible Study
    "Before Amen" starts June 13
    Tuesdays, 7:00–9:00 PM

    "Before Amen" 
    Tuesdays, 7:00–9:00 PM, Room 401
     
    June 13 & 27  |  July 11 & 25  |   August 8 & 22
     

    God invites us to have conversation with Him to deepen our relationship. But making prayer a regular part of our busy lives can be challenging! This six-session series will teach you to let go of uncertainties about prayer, trust that God hears, and embrace a prayer life that brings peace and rest. The study will include a brief DVD by Max Lucado and discussion time.

    This is a great place to start! Join us at any time. 

    Cost: $9, with study guide

    Register

    "Call to me and I will answer you" Jeremiah 33:3

    Contact: Wayne Hackbarth, 704.531.1987, wayne@webwrightcarolina.com

     

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    Men's Bible Studies
    Ongoing morning & evening groups
     

    Small groups meet weekly for Bible study to enrich their faith and grow in fellowship. Bring your Bible — newcomers are welcome anytime!


    Morning Studies

    Jumpstart your workday! Hot coffee and breakfast snacks are available each week.

    Monday Mornings
    6:30–7:30 AM
     
    Ephesians

    Room 242 | Dave Wentink
    This study in the book of Ephesians teaches how to live a Spirit-filled life, discover how to overcome sin, integrate the Word into everyday life, be a better witness to others, and fulfill the plan God has designed for you!

    First and Second Thessalonians
    Conference Room A (4th Floor) | Tom Miller
    These are Paul's first two epistles, letters to a church he helped start in Macedonia. With them he encourages, instructs, and gives hope in the midst of persecution. The message is simple but clear, and one we still need to hear today: Stay the course, don't wander from the truth, cling to the hope of knowing that Christ is coming back. The message for us?  Be ready.”

    Tuesday Mornings
    6:30–7:30 AM

    Gospel of John
    Room 306 | Bill Harding
    We all long for a full, rich, satisfying life. But how do we fill up the empty places in our soul? How can we quench our thirst for something deeper, more lasting, more meaningful? John urges us to take a fresh look at Jesus and invites us to renew our faith in the One who promises to be the way of true life.

    Detours Bible Study
    Stone Crest Chick Fil A | Jeffrey Arrington & Sy Pugh
    Join us for this powerful study by Tony Evans that examines the life of Joseph as he endures trials, injustice, and even betrayal. Believers will ultimately find comfort and encouragement as we learn to trust in God's redemptive plan and sovereign will. Newcomers welcome!


    Evening Studies

    Thursday Evenings
    7:00–8:30 PM

    Study of Isaiah
    Room 227 | Brian Cooper
    This semester we will be studying the book of Isaiah. Come and gain a new appreciation for this prophet as we witness a firsthand view of an all-powerful God who longs to connect with His people. Contact: Brian Cooper, 704.341.0647, bac47@carolina.rr.com


    Have questions about Men’s Ministry?
    Contacts: Pastor Jorge Prado, 704.341.5337, jprado@calvarychurch.com 
    Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, jsharpless@calvarychurch.com

     

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    Personal Bible Study
    A chronological Bible reading plan for 2017

    Are you reading the Bible on a daily basis?

    At Calvary, preaching and teaching the Word of God is central to who we are as a church family, but it is essential that each one of us spend time in the Word of God every day.

    Not sure where to start? This new reading plan guides you on a chronological journey through the Bible. It's a great way to start the year!

    Download the plan as a PDF