Bible Studies

2019 Riverchase Bible or Study Classes!

 NO need to pre-register—just come to the first class, where books will be available!


For the Very First Time!

You can now join a mid-year, Fast-Track Disciple class! All of our new, Fast-TrackDisciple classes are designed to allow people to join at the half-way point in the year, byusing separate books for each.  So, we are so pleased to offer you the opportunity (No pre-requisites) to join these 75-minute study groups at their jump to New Testament!

  • Disciple 1 – New Testament, (75 minutes) on Sunday night with Rev. John Ray, in Room 27,  or on  Wednesday nights with Chaplain George Hollis in Room 29—both are overviews of the New Testament

  • Disciple 2 – Luke and Acts, (75-minutes) on Wednesday nights with Rev. Nancy Harper in Room 28

  • Disciple 3 – The Letters of Paul, (75-minutes) on Wednesdays, with Rev. Clay Farrington in Riverchase Room B.

Come give DISCIPLE a try —for the first time! Or again!


Other Open Classes for 2019!

Wednesday Nights at 6:00 PM

  • ASK – Faith Questions in a Skeptical Age,  Questions force us to go beyond easy answers, and to think more carefully. If asked with a seeker’s heart can lead to faith. Dr Richard Hunter and John Lenart lead this 9-week study in S210.

  • Surviving Adolescence—for Parents! Dr. Michael Semon of Relationships Inc. comes to RUMC to offer parents guidance on surviving the challenging adolescent years of development. Gain from his experience and expertise in this 6-week course—no text required. Meets in Room 10.

  • Breathe: Making Room for Sabbath, a Women’s study on finding time, with Courtney Snuggs in 104-105.

  • Confirmation for Grown-ups!  Another class welcoming people to join at the mid-year!  Rev. Wes Savage leads in Riverchase C.

  • Psalm 23: The Shepherd With Me, a women’s discussion group, looks at this beloved Psalm, with Judy O’Neil in Room 11.

  • Fervent! Priscilla Shirer’s study for women, based on the movie, The War Room. Lanie Sweeney leads in Room 26.

  • Discerning the Will of God, by Priscilla Shirer, helps women discover the keys to obedience and daily communication with God in order to unlock the blessings Gods intends for you!  Krista Dickinson and Jana Steele lead in Riverchase A.

Wednesday Mornings at 9:00 AM

  • Simon Peter, popular author Adam Hamilton’s latest release---about an ordinary fisherman who heard an extraordinary call! Rev. Buzz Barrett & Joel Roberts lead in Room 122 (Conference).

  • Early Church History and Leaders – Jay Young leads this group in a look at the early church and its leaders in Fireside Room.

Wednesday Mornings at 11:30 AM

  • New Women’s Study – Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs looks at biblical women that may not be so different from the rest of us after all!  Linda Henchman leads in Room 103.


  • Spiritual Gifts---a women’s study starting January 10th  at 9:30 AM.  Gayle Bingham leads in Room, 104-05.

  • Connect  (Millenials—60 minutes) in the Student Center at 6:30 PM


Sunday Nights

  • Encounter Jesus is an 8 week Bible study that teaches and encourages you to walk daily with Jesus, side by side, through all your circumstances - big and small - just as the disciples did.  You will discover practical, proven ways of encountering Him today, as you come to understand how enduring He is.  You will develop faith and trust in HIs perfect ways as you see Him work Himself into every situation of your life.  

    * Begins January 20th  - Sunday evenings - 5:30 p.m.

    Room 28.  Leaders: Bob Kristofco & Debbie Ward


Monday Mornings

  • Job: A Story of Unlikely Joy, by Lisa Harper is the Monday Morning Mom’s study title.  Heather Monsma leads in Room 29 at 9:15 AM, and childcare is available!

  • Monday Morning Men’s Bible Study, in Riverchase Room A at 6:00 AM.