SHORT-TERM BIBLE STUDIES

Explore all of these opportunities to find your place to grow!

CO-ED / SUNDAYS @ 5:30 PM / TATES CREEK

A FUN BIBLICAL OVERVIEW
ROOM 159
Feb 9 - Mar 22. Learn the major themes of each book of the Bible, where they are, and how they relate to each other in just five weeks! You'll receive a picture of every book to help you learn in a fun environment. Great for all ages and levels of biblical knowledge. Leader: Bill Elllis.
CHRIST-CENTERED PARENTING
ROOM 166
Feb 9 - Mar 15. For parents of children of all ages, preschool through young adults. The goal is to equip parents to help children . navigate the complex cultural issues of our day from a gospel perspective. Leader: Elizabeth Ellis. $15.
CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY AND CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
ROOM 170
Feb 16 - Mar 29. Do you ask, “Am I doing it right?” “Am I indeed saved?” “Why do I fail so often?” We'll discuss this and more in this class focusing on salvation, sanctification, and the forces of 21st Century America on our walk with the Holy Spirit. Leader: Larry Brandstetter.
COACHING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
ROC CAFE
Feb 9 - Apr 19. Participation in youth sports is growing at an unbelievable rate. If you are coaching a team in the community or at our church, come learn techniques to help you not only be a great coach, but also turn your coaching experience into a great ministry opportunity. Leader: Jeff Story. $15.
ESSENTIALS FOR A GREAT MARRIAGE
ROOM 154
Feb 9 - Mar 29.For couples thinking about getting engaged, already set the date, or been married less than a couple of years. Each week will be led by a different couple and will cover a topic that is crucial to helping you develop your marriage including Dealing with Conflict, Intimacy, Finances, Communication, and more. Leaders: Wes & Adrienne Harmon.
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
GATHERING PLACE
Jan 5 - Mar 8. Through video teaching by Dave Ramsey, class discussions, and interactive small group activities, Financial Peace University presents biblical and practical steps to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and more. Leader: Jason Grace. $129/family.
R.E.A.D.
ROOM 175
Feb 9 - Mar 8.Are you interested in a simple, reproducible Bible study method that will help you to read, understand, and apply God’s word? If so, the READ method will equip both new and experienced believers to grow personally as well as disciple others. Leader: Philip Jones.
RE|ENGAGE
CHOIR ROOM
Feb 16 - May 24.A safe place for couples to RECONNECT, REIGNITE, RESURRECT. This is a 16-week experience for married couples who want to continue to grow in oneness with each other and with God. Leaders: David & Kelly Howard. $20/couple.
SINGLE PURPOSE
ROOM 164
Jan 12 - May 3.Looking for community with other adult Christian singles? Join us for Bible study each week. God has a key role for you in His kingdom! God wants you to be about His kingdom work, growing in your relationship with Him and serving His cause today. Leader: Kendrick Smith.
THE STORYLINE OF THE BIBLE
ROOM 157
Feb 23 - Mar 22.Do you want to read through the Bible but get discouraged at understanding it? This course will walk through the storyline of scripture, seeing how the themes of Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Restoration fit together, not as 66 separate books but as one grand message of a mighty God and His love for mankind. Leader: Todd Burus.

CO-ED / MONDAYS @ 6 PM / ARMSTRONG MILL

JAMES: FAITH/WORKS
ROOM 107
Jan 6 - Apr 6. James' letter clarifies what the Christian life should look like for us all. It examines the relationship between faith and works. We don't work to be saved; we work because we are saved. Faith apart from works can never be sustained. Child care available by resesrvation with Kelsey at kelseyh@ibclex.com. Leader: Sue McGee. $13.

WOMEN 

L.A.C.E. TOO
3394 OVERBROOK DRIVE
LIVING ACCORDING TO CHRIST’S EXAMPLE. Sundays @ 7 pm, ongoing. Women growing stronger through Bible study, fellowship, and finding identity as sisters in ChrisMeets at the home of Ann Longacre.
WOMEN OF THE WORD
TATES CREEK ROOM 153
Sundays, Feb 9 - Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm.This study by Jen Wilkin offers a clear and concise plan to help women go deeper in their study of scripture and equips you to engage God’s word in a way that trains your mind and tranforms you heart. Leader: Stephanie Kitts. $8.
JAMES: LIVING A LIFE OF GENUINE FAITH
TATES CREEK ROOM 153
Fridays, Jan 17 - May 1 @ 9:30 am. Be challenged to move beyond loving God with just your heart to loving Him with your mind. Leader: Stephanie Kitts. $10. Please call or text (423) 426-3234 to register for class. Child care available by reservation. Email Erica Cecil at ericac@ibclex.com.

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

IMMANUEL PRAYER MEETING
GATHERING PLACE @ TATES CREEK
Wednesdays @ 6 pm. We believe God has called s to pray for one another and for the church. Join us for coffee, cookies, and fellowship as we come together for this special time of prayer and Bible study.
BIBLE STUDY FELLOWSHIP
TATE S CREEK
Wednesday mornings for women. This group meets during the school year for in-depth, inter-denominational Bible study. For meeting times and information, email Allyson Bishop at abbiship1@windstream.nbet.
FRIENDSHIP INTERNATIONAL
TATES CREEK
Thursday mornings for women. This group meets during the school year to help women from other countries make the adjustment to the American way of life easier, providing activities of interest and facilitating cross-cultural friendships. For information, email friendshipintl@gmail.com.