Bardsdale’s current Christian / Bible Studies are noted below.  You are welcome to join any that sound interesting. Please let us know 2-3 weeks before the start date so that we may order material for the classes. If you are new to studies and would like to try a session or two out, please feel free to contact the church office to specify a date you would like to attend. (Note:  We are currently conducting our studies via Zoom. Please contact the church at bardsdalechurch@yahoo.com to receive the Zoom login and password.)  Material costs are paid by the church with reimbursement appreciated from those able to contribute.

Study Name:  Holy Envy – Finding God in the Faith of Others, by Barbara Brown Taylor

Tuesdays at noon for 1.5 hours

Begins Tuesday, April 28, 2020; concludes July 28, 2020

Study Leader:  Pastor Bethany Carpenter

Overview: Describes the author’s experiences teaching the world’s religions to undergraduates in rural Georgia

Materials Cost:  $18.00


Study Name:  12 Rules for Life – An Antidote to Chaos, by Jordan B. Peterson

Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. for 1.5 hours

Begins Tuesday, April 28, 2020; concludes August 4, 2020

Study Leader:  Laura Shaw

Overview: The author and psychologist answers the question, “What does everyone in the modern world need to know,? combining truths of ancient tradition with revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. 

Materials Cost:  $24.00 (including workbook)


Study Name:  Pastor’s Bible Study

Wednesdays at noon for 1.5 hours

Ongoing Weekly Studies

Study Leader:  Pastor Bethany Carpenter

Overview: Gospel Bible Study working with short sections of scripture at a time. 

Materials Cost:  No cost


Study Name:  Learning to Walk in the Dark,  by Barbara Brown Taylor

Thursdays at noon for 1.5 hours

Begins Thursday, April 30, 2020; concludes July 30, 2020

Study Leader:  Pastor Bethany Carpenter

Overview: Provides a way to find spirituality in those times when we don’t have all the answers.

Materials Cost: $18.00




Disciple Series Bible Study – Beginning in September – 

NOTE:  Each group will determine mutually agreeable meeting days and times in September.



Study Name:  Disciple I – Becoming Disciples through Bible Study / Fast Track

Study Leader:  Laura Shaw and Tom Somers

Overview: A comprehensive study of the Old and New Testaments

Time Commitment:  24 weeks

Materials Cost:  $40.00


Study Name:  Disciple III – Remember Who You Are / Fast Track

Study Leader:  Pastor Bethany Carpenter

Overview: The Prophets – Letters of Paul, a 24 week study

Time Commitment:  24 weeks

Materials Cost:  $40.00


Study Name:  Disciple IV – Under the Tree of Life

Study Leader:  Pastor Bethany Carpenter

Overview: Concentrates on the Writings (Old Testament books not in the Torah or the Prophets), the Gospel of John and Revelation, a 34 week study

Time Commitment:  34 weeks

Materials Cost:  $40.00