There are over 15 Bible Studies that meet each Sunday morning (9:45-10:45) in both the newer Ogletown Exchange (E) and the older Main Building (M).. Some are larger (30+ people), while others provide more personal interaction (less than 5). These Sunday Bible Studies offer a diversity of Bible study topics and methods, year-round.
NEXT STEPS: Champ Thornton, Blake Hardcastle, Chris Rainey, Matt Hall, & Dinaker Mallya • Room: E222 • Type: All Adults
A welcoming place to take your next steps in your walk of faith here at OBC. During the spring months, we’ll be studying the biblical books of Luke and Acts. Through these books, we’ll learn why we can (and should!) have unshakeable certainty in God’s plan for this world.
VERSE BY VERSE: Patrick Fieger, Steve Mahoney, & Nick Taylor • Room: E118 • Type: All Adults
This class offers a verse-by-verse study of God’s Word, typically covering just a few verses each week. All ages are welcome—but be sure to bring your Bibles; God’s Word will be our study guide. This spring, we will be studying Habakkuk and James.
SIDE BY SIDE: Wayne Marsh • Room: M209 • Type: All Adults
The class is targeted for all ages with the intent for us to grow in our knowledge of God’s Word and in maturity in our walk with Him. Utilizing what God teaches us and understanding how to practice those learnings daily is a key purpose of the class. Our next mini-series will address the issue of conscience. We’ll be looking into a Biblical understanding of conscience and how this can impact our daily lives.
GENERATIONS: Jim Eliason • Room: E224 • Type: All Adults
This class is for those who desire to know God’s Word, and want to live it out daily in a troubled world. The goal of our instruction is love that comes from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith. (I Timothy 1:5) “Therefore we will always remind you about these things, even though you know them and are established in the truth you have.” (II Peter 1:12) We are currently studying Matthew for the spring.
STROLLING THROUGH THE SCRIPTURES: John Mason • Room: E213 • Type: All Adults
This diverse and interactive class studies through books of the Bible using a verse-by-verse and gospel-centered approach. Come build your understanding of Scripture, your dependence on Christ, and your relationships with others. This spring, we will be wrapping up a study of Exodus and looking at the text and implications of the book of Hebrews.
ONTRACK: Jeff Geshay • Room: E218 • Type: All Adults
On Track is an interactive class specifically designed to help everyone who desires to do a better job of getting into the Word of God on a daily basis. The class stays "on track" with a road map of daily Bible reading. The class encourages reading the Bible on an daily basis, and then when we come to class we talk about what we read! Lively, fun interaction in a warm, multi-generational family atmosphere.
CHRIST FOLLOWERS: Lisa Harmon • Room: E207 • Type: All Adults
Adults of all ages engage in facilitated, guided discussion. Our goal is to grow in the knowledge of God and as a community of Christ as we support each other in prayer and encourage each other and the church. This spring, we will continue “Matthew for Everyone,” a study by N.T. Wright.
GENERAL STUDIES: Jim Manning • Room: E223 • Type: All Adults
Welcoming all ages, this interactive class uses a verse-by-verse or thematic study of Scripture to develop a Christian worldview. For the spring, we will be looking at Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know by Wayne Grudem and Elliot Grudem.
GREENROOM: Charlie & Allie Roland • Room: E212 • Type: Ages 18-25
Our class is designed for college-aged students, 18-25 years old, with the purpose of equipping and training them for life by understanding the gospel, reading Scripture, and developing a biblical worldview. This semester, we are going through a study on how Christians should view life and interact with others. Topics include love, putting Jesus first, and the key to know how to live.
INTERNATIONAL CLASS: Angela Stonkus & Brady Smith • Room: E221 • Type: International Students
For any who are interested in understanding what Christianity and the Bible are about. This class is especially for people who have English as their second language. This winter, we will be studying a series entitled “Gospel Revolution: Recovering the Power of Christianity” using the materials written by JD Greear.
SINGLES (50+): Roy Cunningham • Room: E209 • Type: Singles (50+)
This spring, we are studying the New Testament letter of 1 Corinthians. This letter will encourage us in our Christian walk and lead us to growth in His Word. Come join us!
ROSEBUDS: Bud Robeson • Room: M115 • Type: 70+
For men and women over 70, this encouraging class studies and discusses books of the Bible in order to determine what is God’s will and how to live it out in life. The biblical books for this spring are Luke and John.
WOMEN OF FAITH: Bette Mitchell & Lois Robeson • Room: M113 • Type: Women (50+)
Women, usually over the age of 50, meet together for friendly and caring fellowship and to grow in their faith. Each week offers an interactive study of a book of the Bible. The biblical book this spring is Acts.
SINGLES (35+): Larry Jester • Room: M114 • Type: Singles (35+)
This discussion-based class seeks to increase students’ understanding and application of Scripture. This friendly and prayerful class aims both to provide supportive, caring relationships within the class and also to encourage ministry to others outside the class. The biblical book for the spring is Genesis.
CHANGING LIVES THROUGH GOD'S WORD: Doreen Turnbo & Pat Hopkins • Room: M117 • Type: Women
For women who are either new Christians or those who just enjoy smaller groups, this caring class seeks to help women grow in their understanding of the Bible and of God’s love for them. The biblical book for this spring is Genesis.
BEREAN CLASS: Mickey Turnbo • Room: E211 • Type: 50+
Men and women over the age of 50 gather each week for a friendly, guided discussion of a portion of God’s Word. This class emphasizes understanding what Scripture teaches and learning how to practically apply it to life. The biblical book we’re studying this spring is Matthew.
ACCESSING THE WORD: Willy Ho • Room: E106 • Type: Special Needs
All are welcome to this fun class aimed to serve people with special needs. The goal of this class is to reveal the great God of the Bible and to apply that truth to everyday life. Our study this spring will be Stories about the Paul’s Journeys.