Upcoming Bible studies
Gather offers three multi-session Bible studies per year in winter, summer and fall and two one-month devotional studies in May and December. Scroll the list below to see what’s coming up.
May/June 2023: Video supplement to “Salvation now” Bible study by the Rev. Dr. Anna Madsen
Session 1: This June, we travel overseas to join the Rev. Dr. Anna Madsen, author of the Summer 2023 “Salvation now” Gather Bible study. Dr. Madsen takes us on a walking tour of Regensburg, Germany, where she lived from 1999 to 2004, sharing various legends and sites...
April 2023: Video supplement to “The Ten Commandments” Bible study Session 4
(April 2023) Session four: Guardrails for love of God and neighbor (Commandments 7,8,9 & 10) In this fourth and final session, we will consider sayings from Proverbs and other biblical wisdom related to minding our tongues, integrity in the marketplace, and practical...
Summer 2023 Bible study: Salvation Now by the Rev. Dr. Anna Madsen
Session One: Promised Salvation Now—Jesus Brings Wellness Of all the gospel writers, John is uniquely concerned about the effectiveness of Jesus’ immediate presence. One clue is his regular use of the word “now,” a tiny but powerful word which appears more here than...
March 2023: Video supplement to “The Ten Commandments” Bible study Session 3
(March 2023) Session three: Sanctity of life and love (Commandments 5 & 6) In our third session, we will review some of the major murders of the Bible. We’ll also delve into the scriptural witness to the spirituality of sex and the covenant of marriage.
February 2023: Video supplement to “The Ten Commandments” Bible study session 2
The Ten Commandments,” a Gather Winter/Spring 2023 Bible study by the Rev. Dr. Christa von Zychlin, includes: (February 2023) Session two: Rhythms and respect (Commandments 3 & 4) February 2023 Session 2 Download the Session 2 video
January 2023: Video supplement to “The Ten Commandments”
The Ten Commandments,” a Gather Winter/Spring 2023 Bible study by the Rev. Dr. Christa von Zychlin, includes: (January 2023) Session one: Dancing the Decalogue (Commandments 1 & 2) January 2023 Session 1 Download the Commandment 1 video
May 2023 devotional: Love in action The art of intergenerational hospitality by Sarah Carson
Love in action The art of intergenerational hospitality by Sarah Carson In writing to the Romans, Paul advised this early Christian community: "For as in one body we have many members, and not all the members have the same function, so we, who are many, are one body...
November 2022: Video supplement to “Jesus and nature: Creatures”
Welcome to the November 2022 video supplement to the Gather Bible study, "Jesus and nature" by the Rev. Sara Olson-Smith. November 2022, Session 3: “Creatures,” offers us an opportunity to observe and learn about God from birds, foxes, sheep, dogs and other animals,...
October 2022 video supplement to “Jesus and Nature: Soil”
Welcome to the October 2022 video supplement to the Gather Bible study, “Jesus and nature” by the Rev. Sara Olson-Smith. Session 2: “Soil,” will dig deeply into the parable of the soil (otherwise known as the parable of the seed, Matthew 13) and other Biblical...
Winter/Spring 2023 Bible study, “The Ten Commandments” by The Rev. Christa von Zychlin
The Ten Commandments by the Rev. Christa von Zychlin Join Gather magazine and revive your soul in 2023 with a four-session study of the 10 commandments. ELCA pastor and Bible study author Christa von Zychlin will help us see how these commandments are more than they...
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