Bible and Book Studies are ongoing! Here are ones to consider!

Friday Morning Book Study 

Join us for fellowship and discussion of Edward Sri’s book, “The Art of Living: The Cardinal Virtues and the Freedom to Love”
“Dr. Sri shows us that the virtues (prudence, fortitude, temperance, and justice) are the basic life skills we need to give the best of ourselves to God and to the people in our lives.”

  • When: Fridays from 9:30 – 11 AM beginning September 9th (we follow the SSM school calendar)
  • Where: Parish Center
  • Questions? Childcare? email Christine Hinton at czhinton@mac.com

Women’s Bible Study – 2nd Saturday Mornings

Join other women of St. Stephen the Martyr parish once per month as we journey together through, “My Peace I Give You”, by Kevin Perrotta.

  • When: 2nd Saturday of the Month from 8 -10 AM, beginning September 10th
  • Where: Parish Center
  • Register & Reserve Your Book: call Janice Dethlefs at 402-651-0153 or Jan Mitchell 402-895-3215

Seeking Truth Bible Study—Tuesdays Mornings

Our 2022/2023 Seeking Truth Bible study will cover Ezekiel (Old Testament) and Hebrews & Revelation (New Testament). 

  • When: Tuesday from 9:15 to 10:45 AM, beginning September 13, 2022 (22 classes; breaks for Thanksgiving & Christmas)
  • Where: Parish Center
  • Format: Read together, answer questions (that will be supplied to everyone ahead of class time), and watch the Seeking Truth Sharon Doran lecture
  • Register: email Diane Burton at burdi561@gmail.com.

The Complete Sayings of Jesus—Wednesday Mornings

This is a continuation of the 2021 study, but new students are welcome to join!

Join us to study exactly what Jesus said, to whom did He say it, where He was when He said it, what was their reaction, and what was the context. Like the Jefferson Bible, this is an attempt to edit the four gospels into a consistent account, in this case focusing on the words of Jesus. There is plenty of connecting narrative around the instances where Jesus speaks, so this is better than simply presenting each quote out of context. The focus on what Jesus is attributed as saying makes it easier to browse the core texts of the New Testament. All in all, a very useful reference, and a great read. (Quote from sacred-texts.com)

  • When: Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM, beginning September 7
  • Where: Parish Center
  • Format: Present the material in chronological order of our Savior’s making the statements. Presenters include Deacon Marty Warwick and Cindy Bazis. The book is available on Amazon or free as a PDF on the internet. There are minor differences between the book and the PDF, but our outline gives information that merges the two sources.
  • Register: email Deacon Marty at mwarwick3@cox.net

If you are hosting a study or have an interest, please reach out to Adam Ybarra, Director of Evangelization and Catechesis at 402-861-4507 or a.ybarra@stephen.org.

Due to inclement weather school is closed today.

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