Following the success of their first two bible studies, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church will begin their third bible study on Jan. 11 at thechurch, 16491 Hwy. 144, Richmond Hill.
St. Elizabeth’s invites the community to join their Bible Study series encouraging transformation through prayer, study and community.
All are welcome to attend and childcare is provided. The only cost to participate is to purchase the book guides which range from $7-$11.Bible studies are held on Wednesday mornings from 9:45 a.m. until noon.
The most recent series, “When God’s Spirit Moves: Experiencing the Life-Changing Power of the Holy Spirit,” wrapped up on Dec. 14. Thissix-week study by author and Brooklyn Tabernacle Pastor Jim Cymbala allowed participants to “explore the work and person of the HolySpirit.”
“I have participated in the first two Bible Studies and I could not be more excited for this series to continue with Pastor Keller’s study,” saidcongregation member Marianne Izzo. “Studying and learning God’s word provides an excellent way to get to know others in the communityand to connect on a spiritual level.”
The next study begins Jan. 11 and will conclude on Feb. 15. “The Reason for God: Conversations on Faith & Life,” is a six-week study byauthor and Pastor Timothy Keller who is described as “…a modern day C.S. Lewis who brings together faith and intellect, theology andpopular culture, modern-day objections and historic Christian belief.” The book guide for this study costs $10.
“War Room,” by director, actor and Pastor Alex Kendrick, is a three-week study which will begin on March 1 and end three weeks later onMarch 15. Kendrick says, “Like the military, we should seek God for the right strategy before going into combat. By combat, I mean dailyissues we face in our culture.” This study includes the movie and the book guide costs $7.50.
The Wednesday Bible Study series will conclude with “One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are” by Ann Voskamp.This five-week study runs from March 29 through May 3 and will allow participants to “come to know and feel the impossible right down toour bones: we are wildly loved – by God.” This study guide costs $7.
St. Elizabeth’s is a Bible-believing church, where Jesus is Lord and Savior and all are welcomed and loved. The Rev. C. Clark Hubbard,pastor, and his team have worked to build a church community for the community, where area residents can live within the Spirit, todayand tomorrow, to build the Kingdom of God. In addition to providing Christian education programs for children, youth, and adults, St.Elizabeth’s also operates an acclaimed pre-school and an on-site thrift store, dubbed St. Elizabeth’s Attic. St. Elizabeth’s strives to educatechildren to know Jesus and to develop their potential, intellectually, individually, and corporately in order to prepare them to use their God-given talents for personal satisfaction and for contribution to their community.
For more information, call 912-727-3703.