The Advent’s Bible and book studies meet throughout the week and are talented teams of engaging and faithful leaders, all of whom love the gospel message and wish to inspire that some love in others.
In addition to our many Sunday morning educational offerings and other special classes throughout the year, we offer the following regularly scheduled weekday studies:
Mondays, 6:30-7:30 a.m., at Cranmer House, beginning September 24
Dads with Sons Bible Study
For fathers with sons, Mell Duggan and Jim Dixon will look at case studies of men in the Bible as a guide for understanding how God’s truth and gospel inform the raising of a boy.
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Mondays, 7:00-8:00 a.m., at Cranmer House, beginning September 10
Bible Study in Romans
Open to all, led by Dr. Allen Ross, Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School. Drop-ins welcome.
Mondays, 9:15-10:15 a.m., at Cranmer House, September 10 through mid-May
Women’s Open Bible Study in Romans
Deborah Leighton will teach an open Bible study from Romans, digging deeply into the Word’s meaning for its first hearers and for us today, while also offering lots of opportunities for questions, clarification, and discussion. Drop-ins welcome. Contact Anita Gray (Anita@CathedralAdvent.com, 205.443.8550).
Open to all, led by Doug Webster; drop-ins welcome. Contact Doug (Doug@CathedralAdvent.com, 205.726.2414).
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 p.m., at Alfred Goings’ home, beginning September 11
20s & 30s Men’s Bible Study
Mike Weeks (Advent’s Assisting Clergy), Alfred Goings, and Allan Causey will lead this study in Hebrews. To sign up, contact Fontaine Pope (Fontaine@CathedralAdvent.com or 205.443.8562).
Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00 a.m., at Cranmer House, beginning September 19
Dads with Daughters Bible Study
For fathers with daughters, Hewes Hull and Forrest Debuys will teach through a curriculum about understanding and ministering to girls.
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Wednesdays, 9:15-10:30 a.m., at Cranmer House, September 12 – November 14
Women’s Study in Hebrews
Virginia Webster will lead a 10-week-long Bible study on the book of Hebrews. This study will mix biblical teaching and down-to-earth dialogue. To sign up, email Virginia.
Wednesdays*, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m, at Sally Goings’ home, beginning September 12
20s & 30s Women’s Bible Study
Are you exhausted, trying to measure up to other people’s expectations of who you should be? Then come join us for a 10-week study to discover who you already are in Jesus! Led by Sally Goings and Gretchen Williams. Each week’s study is stand-alone, so come when you can! Books for the study are available for purchase ($13). To sign up, contact Fontaine Pope (Fontaine@CathedralAdvent.com or 205.443.8562).
*The last Wednesday of every month the group will attend the Young Adult Community Dinner at Cranmer House (2814 Linden Ave., 35209)
Thursdays, 7:00-8:00 a.m., in the Refectory, begins September 13.
Join Dean Pearson (plus the upcoming Sunday morning preacher if other than he) for breakfast and the Bible. Open to all, drop-ins welcome.
Thursdays, 7:00-8:00 a.m., at Cranmer House, year-round
Women’s Early Morning Bible Study
Based on recorded sermons and talks by Tim Keller. Led by Fran Cade and Rita Wright, drop-ins welcome. If you work during the day, this might be a great time to have fellowship with other working women from the Advent while you receive great biblical teaching.
Thursdays, noon-1:00 p.m., in the Staff Conference Room at church
Men’s Bible Study
Lunch is served and the style is a combination of lecture and discussion. We study a single book of the Bible over a period of months and are currently in Matthew. Though each class builds upon another, they are designed to stand alone so newcomers are always welcome. Led by Canon Craig Smalley, drop-ins welcome.