Bible Study with Rev. Barbara Crafton

Bible Study is a come-as-you-are, no-experience-necessary voyage through The Great Book.

A gifted teacher, Rev. Barbara Crafton uses her extensive scholarship to offer a fresh, thought-provoking look at the Scriptures, bringing people and stories of the Bible to life. Questions are encouraged.

Sunday morning classes are streamed live online at 10:00am, ET. We invite online students to ask your questions! Please use the Send a Question button located on the live streaming page or email us at Hopefully this will be a way for you to more fully participate in every aspect of Rev. Crafton's extraordinary Bible Study.

Classes are repeated most Sundays at 12:45pm, ET. Previous episodes are available in our Webcast Archive or on Vimeo.

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Sundays at 10:00am

Meets in the Labyrinth Room.

January 7 - The Gospel of Mark: The Baptism of Christ

January 14 - Mark 1-4: Immediately, Miracles!

January 21 - Mark 6-8: The Death of the Baptist, and More Miracles

January 28 - Mark 9-11: The Plot Thickens

February 4 - Mark 12-16: An Abrupt and Puzzling Ending

February 11 - Ashes to Ashes: Love Stronger Than Death

February 18 - The Love of God is Energy

February 25 - The Two Baskets

March 4 - The Puzzle of Judas Iscariot

March 11 - Give Us Barabbas! – Pontius Pilate Prepares for Passover

March 18 - The Passover Meal in Holy Week – A Division of Opinion

March 25 - Via Dolorosa – The Way of Sorrow

April 1 - Easter Day - Please note that there will be no class

April 8 - Resurrection or Resuscitation? Lazarus and Jesus

April 15 - Resurrection or Resuscitation? Thomas and Jesus

April 22 - Resurrection or Resuscitation? Mary Magdalene and Jesus

April 29 - Please note that there will be no class

May 6 - “Family Values” in the Hebrew Scriptures

May 13 - Who Is My Mother? Jesus and Mary

May 20 - An Old-Fashioned Wedding – Marriage in the Hebrew Scriptures

May 27 - Marriage vs Virginity in the Christian Scriptures: Who Will Win?

June 3 - Shape Up, Everybody! A Look at the Letter to the Ephesians

June 10 - The One From Whom Every Fatherhood is Named

Please note, June 10 is Rev. Crafton's last class until September 9.
Classes subject to change.

Tuesday Evening Bible Study

This weekly class draws a committed group of people who want to go deeper into bringing the Bible to life. Come when you can. Meets Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm, in the Labyrinth Room, September - June.

January 2 - The Holy Name of Jesus

January 9 - The Wise Men

January 16 - The Slaughter of the Innocents

January 23 - The Flight Into Egypt

January 30 - Jesus Sasses His Mother

February 6 - The Wedding at Cana/Transfiguration

February 13 - Fat Tuesday

February 20 - The Temptation in the Wilderness

February 27 - Lead Us Not Into Temptation

March 6 - The Rich Young Man

March 13 - Get Thee Behind Me, Satan!

March 20 - The Entry Into Jerusalem

March 27 - Gethsemane

April 3 - Why Seek Ye the Living Among the Dead?

April 10 - Noli me tangere: Mary Magdalene and Jesus

April 17 - The Road to Emmaus

April 24 - Simon son of John, Do You Love Me?

May 1 - Please note that there will be no class

May 8 - The Ascension

May 15 - The Feast of Pentecost

May 22 - Filled with the Holy Spirit – How Can You Tell?

May 29 - Filled With the Holy Spirit – By Their Fruits You Will Know Them

June 5 - Ordinary Time: A Long Green Season Please note, this is the last class until September.

Classes subject to change.

Bread & Bible

Has moved to Thursdays!
Anybody and everybody is welcome to join Rev. Barbara Cawthorne Crafton and talk about many things, including – but not limited to – the scripture passage that formed the basis for the past Sunday’s sermon. Bring your own lunch and join us every Thursday in the Marble Loft (274 5th Ave), 12:00-1:00pm. Schedule subject to change. Please call to confirm.

Rev. Barbara Cawthorne Crafton also heads The Geranium Farm, an institute for the promotion of spiritual growth. The Farm publishes her Almost-Daily eMo, an online meditation read by tens of thousands worldwide. These are brief meditations "intended to be something to help you start your day with thoughtfulness -- sometimes funny, sometimes sad, sometimes both." To sign up and receive the Almost-Daily eMo please click this link.