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. Old 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

June 17 - Please note that there will be no class

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 most Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm in the Labyrinth Room.

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 - To be determined

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

Further change is possible. Stay tuned.