Adult Education, Winter 2021

As the rules surrounding group gatherings evolve, Bible study may be held via Zoom, in small groups off-campus, or on-campus.  Scroll down for details.  Zoom links are posted in the church calendar for easy access.  

Thursday Bible Study

Who Were the Disciples?

9:30 AM and 7:15 PM (your choice) 

January 7 to April 29  (17 weeks)

Who were the disciples/apostles? How did they respond to Jesus’ commandments? And in what type of environment did they start the Churches of Christ?

What can we learn from them daily in our lives and can emulate?  All classes will be held on Zoom unless otherwise indicated.  

Jan 7 -    General Overview 


Jan 14 -  Andrew                                                                          

Jan 21 -  James, son of Zebedee                                               

Jan 28 -  Thomas                                                                       

Feb 4 -   Matthew                                                                         

Feb 11 - Nathanial/Bartholomew                                          

Feb 18 - Lenten Series begins  (see below)                                                

Mar 25 - Lenten Series ends                                                     

April 1 -  Peter                                                                                

April 8 -  Philip                                                                               

April 15 - John, brother of James                                                 

April 22 - James, Son of Alpheaus                                            

April 29 - Simon, the Zealot                                                         

Lenten Bible Study

Max Lucado Lenten Series

9:30 AM and 7:15 PM (your choice) February 18 - March 25 (6 weeks)

Led by Bonnie Horner and Ron Verduin

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In He Chose the Nails, Max Lucado observes that the last moments leading up to Jesus’ death were not left up to chance. God chose the path; he selected the nails.  Click on the image for more information about Max Lucado.

The thrust of this study is to get a new perspective on Lent.

Typically we think of Christmas/Advent as the time when things are given and

Easter/Lent as the time when things are given up. Lucado suggests and

demonstrates that Lent is all about the gift God has chosen to give us - Salvation by

God's grace gifted to us through Christ's death and resurrection.

God has chosen to:

  • Be one of us

  • Forgive us

  • Invite us into his presence

  • Love us forever

  • Give us victory

Study guides are available in the church lobby for $5.00


Feb 18 - God chose to be one with us                                               

Feb 25 - God chose to forgive us     


Mar 4 -  God chose to invite us in his presence                                                                           

Mar 11 - God chose to love us forever


Mar 18 - God chose to give us victory


Mar 25 - God chose to give us confidence                                                       

Lenten Daily Devotional by Zoom

Our Daily Bread

9:00AM every morning except Sundays

Monday, March 1 - Saturday, April 3

Join others in a Zoom daily devotional during Lent.  Free devotional guides are available for pick-up 24/7 in the Little Free Library outside our main entrance. Click here for Zoom Link.


Zoom links will also be posted in the church calendar.

Easter Book Study by Zoom

Forgiveness, by Marjorie J. Thompson

Sundays, 6:00PM

April 4, Easter Sunday - May 9   (6 weeks)

Pastor Judi leads this study featuring Marjorie J. Thompson's book, Forgiveness.  From the website:  "forgiving others and humbly asking for forgiveness are central disciplines for all Christian believers.  In six brief chapters, the author prompts discussion with questions such as

  • Is forgiveness a Christian duty under all circumstances?

  • Is forgiveness a matter between individuals, or is it meaningful only in the context of communities?  

  • How do we get past emotional barriers to real forgiveness?

Using biblical examples and real-life situation, Thompson illustrates each chapter's theme in an informative and engaging way."

Books are available in the office ($11.00) and include a study guide.  If you prefer a "green" option, a Kindle version is availalbe online.


Click here for Zoom Link.

If the lack of a Bible is holding you back from participating, stop by the OLCCP Little Free Library and pick one up, yours to keep.  Devotional booklets are also available in the LFL.

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