Our annual Bible Study guides are ideal for Bible study groups, women’s groups, retreats, and classes or for personal use and reflection.
Discover the rhythm of worship. Every day, every week, every year, there are ways to worship God. Every Day Worship inspires women to be worshipful people, not just people who worship. Using the elements of a worship service, author Carol Penner guides women invites women to dive deep into Scripture and faith through worship experiences.
Excellent for personal study, women’s groups, retreat settings, and individual study and inspiration, this 12-session Bible study encourages women to worship every day.
Previous Year’s Bible Study Guides
Live Your Call: Embracing God’s Mission by Anna Liechty Sawatzky. Caught up in the everyday realities of life and wondering how you fit into God’s larger mission? Live Your Call empowers and motivates women to name and share their gifts as they serve God. This 12-session Bible study helps women recognize the Spirit’s gentle nudging—or firm push—so that they can clarify and participate in God’s mission for their lives. Author Anna Liechty Sawatzky draws deeply from stories in the Gospels to affirm and challenge women to live out their God-given calling and to empower them to share the good news with others.
2016 Faith Travels by Marlene Kropf is a guide for Bible study that focuses on how we experience God’s presence during the transitions in our lives. Each session includes stories or prayers from ancient Celtic Christians that connect with a biblical story. In each session, some aspect of the spirituality of transition is explored—from endings, through the messy middle, and on to new beginnings.
2015 Spark: Nurturing Your God-Given Creativity by April Yamasaki will nurture your spirit with this dynamic, 12-session women’s Bible study. Spark thoughtfully takes you deep into the Bible, and unpacks stories of God’s creative spirit at work. Each session artfully brings biblical texts to life, encouraging you to uncover, develop, and embrace the gift of your own creativity.
2014 Practicing Presence by Teri J. Plank Brenneman serves as a complement to Sister Care seminar materials. Twelve sessions highlight topics such as the creation story of God as a loving creator, loving God and others as ourselves, Jesus and Mary grieving when Lazarus died, and Ruth being present with Naomi during a transition to a new homeland, among others. A 13th session is designed as a worship service.
2013 Courageous Women of the Bible by Linda Gehman Peachy Twelve sessions profile courageous women in the Old and New Testaments. Session topics include revering God, challenging injustice, making difficult choices, speaking truth, keeping faith, taking risks, and befriending Jesus, among others. 79 pages.
2011 Wonderfully Made: Women, Faith and Self-Care by Terri J. Plank Brenneman Wonderfully Made provides careful study that validates the importance of personal wholeness. As the author shares wisdom learned from her journey with infertility, readers will connect their own life experiences with sound scriptural and psychological principles helpful in self-care. 73 pages. Order for $5 USD
2010 Seek Peace & Pursue It: Women Faith, and Family Care by Elizabeth Soto Albrecht Each of the 12 lessons contains practical ideas for sowing the seed of true peace, while examining everyday actions. This guide is ideal for use by women’s groups or for a Sunday school quarter. Thoughtful questions make this guide helpful for individual devotions and journaling. Order for $5 USD
2009 For the Beauty of the Earth: Women, Faith, and Creation Care by Patty Friesen Each of the 12 lessons and the closing worship focuses on creation care. Natural disasters, flooding, and drought have roused our awareness of the effects of climate change, reminding us that a healthy planet is essential for human health, physically and spiritually. Spiritually, the earth is one of the most tangible ways that God communicates love and creativity to us. Lifestyle changes and commitments in the realm of creation care walk hand-in-hand with the lifestyle changes and commitments in our Christian walk. It is an ongoing process of discovery and joy. Order for $5 USD
2008 Your Treasure, Your Heart: Women and the Stewardship of Money by Patricia Burdette This is the third in the series on time, talent and treasure. Each of the 12 lessons and the closing worship focuses on Jesus’ words about money. Order for $5 USD