Christ Church, Fort Lauderdale
Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Studying scripture is an important part of growing in our relationship with God. We have many small groups at Christ Church that meet regularly for study, friendship, and support. We also offer classes and seminars that go deeper into the Bible. 


Current classes and seminars



There are many small groups which meet for Bible study each week. We have groups for men, women, mixed, couples, and more. Small groups are place to connect with others you'll walk through life with, growing your faith in community. Click here for a list of groups. 


three tuesday evenings | september 12, 19 and 26 | 6:30pm | 2nd floor conference room
If you've ever wondered how Christ Church got started, how it operates and its role within the United Methodist Church, you'll want to check out this class. This three-part class gives a foundation for church membership and preparation for other courses, such as A Disciple's Path or Alpha. It is taught by Chip Shealy, a longtime and very involved church member. Classes will be held the first three Tuesday evenings of September (September 6-20) and November (November 1-15) as well. Click here to sign up for this class. 
Trek | running the race of faith
eight Wednesdays | September 13 and 27, October 11 and 25, November 8 and 29, December 13 and 20
Pastor Brett Opalinski invites you to deepen your relationship with the Bible and your foundational Christian beliefs with this series of classes. No matter where you are on your faith journey, these classes offer a way for you to run faithfully with God, to keep growing. Come as often as you can; you are encouraged to attend every session but are welcome to choose classes of interest.  For more information or to learn more, email Maureen Kaelbel.
returning later this year
DIVORCECare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Your DIVORCECare experience begins each week as your group watches a video seminar on DVD. The DIVORCECare videos cover topics essential to your recovery from the hurt of separation or divorce. The videos are produced in a compelling television magazine format featuring topics ranging from financial survival to depression to reconciliation. Child care is available. Cost of the books is $15. For more information and to sign up, click here.
ongoing | tuesdays | 7-9pm | walkway room
Explore the most life-changing book ever written, the Bible! We'll cover topics such as: how we got the Bible, creation, history and overview of the Old Testament, God's covenants with his people, prophecy in the Bible, the beautiful poetic works found in scripture, overview of the New Testament, Jesus' ministry as recorded in the Gospels, letters written to the early Christian church, writings about the end times, and more! Click here for more information.
8:30-9:30am |first and third Thursdays | through may
Experience God’s peace and hope when you pray alongside other moms. Katy Ferrando and Manuela Boynton will gather moms together to pray for God to transform children and schools. Click here to email the leaders and to sign up.

1:45-3pm | second thursdays | returning in the fall
Grandmothers who want to replace anxiety and fear with peace and hope are invited to join other women to pray specifically and scripturally for children and schools. Email  leaders Diane Kanell or Pam McKinnon to learn more or sign up to attend.

three consecutive tuesdays starting may 23 | 6:30-8:30pm
Join us for this class where we'll assess our spiritual gifts, talents and abilities, resources, individual style, dreams and experiences… all adding up to an enhanced capacity to serve God and neighbor.  We use the workbook guide Serving from the Heart by Yvonne Gentile and Carol Cartmill. This class will be taught by Martha Luzinski. 
Click here to learn more and to sign up.
For more information on Bible studies and classes, contact Maureen Kaelbel by email or at 954.771.7300 x242. For Bible reading plans for individual study, click here.