Bible Study Groups
OPPC has Four wonderful Bible Study groups.
Please contact the office for more information.
WEEKLY TUESDAY BIBLE STUDY
Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. in the oppc library
Whether you are a daily Bible reader or are just starting to wonder what’s in the Bible, this study is for you! This winter, meeting in the OPPC library, we’ll be digging into the Book of Philippians. How can we be joyful when life is hard? Paul writes the letter to the Philippians from prison, yet his message is full of confidence and joy. Paul cares deeply for these friends, and he turns their attention to God's active, ongoing work and to the supreme example of Jesus Christ. In this study you will find deep encouragement that will help you stand firm, grow mature, live in harmony with other believers, and be joyful in any circumstance.
The Gospel of Mark and the book of Acts form an excellent foundation for the study of Philippians.
Study books available for $10 in the office.
Tuesday Night Bible Study
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm in the OPPC Library
The Tuesday Night Bible Study group is taking a break for the summer! They'll be back meeting in September.
Taught by Ken Smith, a friend of our church and theologically trained, the Adult Bible Study meets on Tuesday nights in the OPPC library. We hope you’ll join us this fall to learn about the great debates and prayers, the saints and the sinners, of the unexpectedly holy catholic Church.
Women's Fellowship and Bible Study ~ God's Promise: I am with you
3rd Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00 Pm in the OPPC Library (Beginning Sept. 19)
The Presbyterian Women’s’ Horizon Bible Study for 2018-2019 is titled, “God’s Promise: I Am with You”. It is a journey through scripture from Genesis to the end of the gospels. “I will be with you”, is the most frequent promise made by God found in scripture. It is spoken to individuals and communities from the time of the patriarchs to the prophets; from the judges to the kings; before, during, and after the exile; into the New Testament and beyond to the end of the age.
We will trace the repetition of this promise moving through the Bible. There will be no exhaustive study of any one book, but the focus will be on the promise itself as found in each individual book and how it speaks to a particular person or circumstance. Most important, we will consider how the promise speaks to our circumstances. The question we will ask each lesson is, how does God’s promise of presence change us and the way we live?
The study will begin on Wednesday, September 19 at 10:00. The lesson titles are, God with Us: Wherever We Are, God with Us: In Our Uncertainty, God with Us: in Our Discouragement, God with Us: When We Seek God, God with Us: When We Are Powerless, God with Us: Through Our Trials, God with Us: as Emmanuel, God with Us: as Holy Spirit, and God with Us.
All women are welcome and invited to attend this interactive Bible study for friendship, sociability and in the words of its author,” an awakening of one’s spiritual sense.” Study books will be available.
Golden Rule Men's Bible Study
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 am in the OPPC Library
Our Bible Study meets the first three Tuesday mornings each month at 7 a.m. in the library. Each session is started by the taking of prayer requests by our leader for that day. This gives each of us the opportunity to share the concerns in our lives as well as those in need of support in our church family. The leader then introduces the DVD or CD presentation for the day – usually a 30 minute lecture from the Learning Company; a spirited discussion follows. These discussions sometimes range beyond the topic of the lecture, with humorous insight always appreciated.
The leader for the day brings the doughnuts: fresh coffee is ready when we arrive. The leader for the day rotates; at present, with 14 members, this privilege comes up about every 4 months. The fourth Tuesday finds us enjoying fellowship and a hearty breakfast at Denny’s in Redmond.
Please come join us as we seek to learn more about the foundations of our faith. As with so many activities at OPPC, we feel the bonding love of Christ in our fellowship.