Discovering How To Study The Bible

Starting this Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3 p.m. in the City Road Chapel Library, Pastor Jay Voorhees will be leading a conversation on how we go deeper in our understanding of scripture. This class is designed for both newcomers to the scriptures and those who have been reading the bible for years. The schedule for the class is as follows:

March 18, 2018
Knowing How We Know — Scripture, Tradition, Experience, and Reason
How do United Methodists approach the Bible?

March 25, 2018
The Source of Christian Understanding — Biblical Authority and Canonization
Where does the Bible come from and how do we understand it as an authority in our lives?

April 1, 2019 – Easter Sunday
No class

April 8, 2018
Reading the Bible with New Eyes
Unpacking translations and versions of the Bible

April 15, 2018
A SOAPY Reading of the Bible
Using the SOAPY method of studying the Scriptures

April 22, 2018
An Exegetical Approach to Study
Using Bible Dictionaries, Commentaries, and other resources to understand the Biblical context

April 29, 2018
A Contemplative Approach to the Scriptures
Learning to Meditate on the Scriptures (Lectio Divina)

For more information on the Discovering How To Study class, please email Jay at Click here to sign up for the class.

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