Winter/ Spring 2022 Bible Studies

Our Fall Bible Studies have finished for the Year 2021. Now we are ready for our next sessions starting in January 2022! Here is the list of our bible studies being offered. (Please note, two of these are continued on from Fall 2o21). You can sign up by either e-mailing Meggin Sanner at ckadultre@gmail.com or calling me at 541-571-8402.

Wisdom: 8 weeks (Ascension Press) Tuesday Mornings- 9AM- 11AM in the Gathering Space starting on Jan. 18th, 2022. Drawing on the wisdom literature of the Bible—Proverbs, Wisdom, Sirach, and Ecclesiastes—Wisdom: God’s Vision for Life will teach you how to actively seek sound guidance and increase your sense of peace in navigating life. In everything from friendships to finances, from making decisions to attaining peace of mind, Scripture offers a vision for happiness and well-being. With this program, you will learn how to gather, gain, and grow in wisdom, and you will experience the joy it brings to your life. Cost: $25

The Sacraments: 6 weeks (Word on Fire)- Tuesday Mornings, 9AM- 11AM in the Parish Library starting on Jan. 18th, 2022. The great sacraments of the Church have endured for thousands of years and structured countless lives. Everything in the Church’s life comes from and returns to them. But there is far more to these ancient rites than meets the eye. In this follow-up to The Mass, Bishop Barron looks at the great sacraments of the Church in all their theological depth, spiritual effects, and pastoral promise. The Sacraments will help you understand these signs and channels of grace and discover the secret behind their persistence down the ages: the presence and power of the Savior himself. Cost: $30

No Greater Love: Biblical Walk-Through of Christ’s Passion: 5 Weeks (Ascension Press) Tuesday Mornings- 9AM- 11AM in the Youth Center, Lower Level, Rm B. Filmed on location in the Holy Land, No Greater Love is a biblical pilgrimage that reveals Christ’s amazing love for us. Best-selling author Edward Sri guides you through the last hours of Christ’s life. You will walk step-by-step with Jesus from the garden of Gethsemane to Mount Calvary. Every step of the way, Old Testament prophecies, messianic expectations, biblical symbolism, and historical context shed light on the mystery of Christ’s suffering and death. Experience a deeper understanding and appreciation of God’s immeasurable and unconditional love for you—grow closer to Jesus than you ever have before. Cost: $35

Passion and Resurrection Narratives of Jesus– 6 weeks (Little Rock Scripture Study) Wednesday Mornings- 9AM- 11AM in the Youth Center, Lower Level, Rm B, starts on Jan. 19th, 2022. The gospel stories of the passion and resurrection of Jesus are at the core of Christian faith, revealing the nature of God, the person of Jesus, and the path of every disciple. Explore these essential stories in the unique accounts of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John with reliable guide Stephen Binz, and embrace the cross and resurrection in your own life. Cost: $25

Virtual Monday Night Faith-Building Studies: (ongoing with different topics) This is a virtual bible study that meets online on Monday nights at 7PM throughout the year. They go through a variety of studies that are usually free, meant to help deepen one’s faith and love of God. To join this bible study, please contact Cathy Exarhos at cathyex@gmail.com.

Continued from the Fall 2021:

The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation: (24 weeks)- (started in the Fall of 2021, continued into Spring 2022) Tuesday evenings at 6:30PM- 8:30PM in the Youth Center, Rm B, on Long Ave, started on Sept. 28th, ends March 22nd

The Bible Timeline study program takes you on a guided journey through salvation history. Presenter Jeff Cavins will show you how fourteen of the Bible’s narrative books tell the biblical story from beginning to end and will give you the keys to understanding the amazing story woven throughout Scripture. The Bible Timeline will teach you how to read and understand the entire Bible and introduce you to the wonderful narrative of Scripture in a way that will transform your life. Cost: $40

Acts: The Spread of the Kingdom: (20 weeks, continued into the Spring 2022 from Fall 2021)- Thursday nights at 6:30PM- 8:30PM virtually, starts on Sept. 23rd (Their first meeting will be in person in the Gathering Space on Sept. 23rd)

The book of Acts shows the work of Christ continuing beyond his resurrection as he empowers believers with the Holy Spirit to do his work.  It follows the journeys of the Apostles as they preach the Good News and expand the Kingdom of Heaven throughout the earth. Acts is the story of how a few Christians, empowered by the Holy Spirit, were chosen to bring Christ and the Good News to the ends of the earth. They faced secular forces, internal strife, and hostile crowds, and despite all of this, they brought the kingdom of God to a broken world and the love of God to the hearts of men. Acts: The Spread of the Kingdom traces how the gospel witness spread outward in waves from Jerusalem, and reveals how the seeds of Church structure and authority took root. 

This bible study will be meeting virtually, except for 4 sessions, when they may meet in person in the Gathering Space– Cost: $40

Author: Christ the King Adult Religious Education

Christ the King Parish of Richland, WA has a vast array of opportunities for continued adult faith development and spiritual growth in Christian discipleship. No matter where people are in their journey towards the Lord, there is something for everyone at Christ the King Parish, including: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), Adult Bible Studies, classes on the Catholic Faith, programs for returning Catholics, Young Adult Ministry, the Surviving Divorce program, Coming Home for returning Catholics, parish missions and retreats, parenting resources, information on Christian apologetics, etc. Bible studies, which are generally published by Little Rock, Ascension Press, or Word on Fire, average from 8-10 weeks long and are offered both in the mornings and evenings for your convenience. For more information regarding ongoing formation opportunities for adults, or to give us feedback on what you'd like to see offered at the parish to help you on your faith journey, please send us a message through our "Contact" link or send an email to ckadultre@gmail.com.

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