January – February 2021


My Vocation in Christ

LOCATION: in the fireside chapel at Morning Star

DATES: 5 sessions: Sundays from 10:30-11:30am, January 17 to February 14

DESCRIPTION: Sometimes Christians mistakenly feel that the only way they can serve God is by working in some official capacity for their congregation, or they feel that their roles at home or in their career lack honor and importance. This study focuses on several key points regarding our roles in life: our vocations are the roles in which God called us, and we are serving the Lord through them. Through our vocations, we love and serve our neighbors. If God sends “crosses” through our vocations, we accept them willingly. God gives different callings to different Christians. And, God is glorified through our vocations.

January 17 My Vocation Is the Role in Life to Which God Has Called Me

January 24 Through My Vocation, I Love and Serve My Neighbor

January 31 God Sends Me a Cross within My Vocation

February 7 God Calls Different Christians to Different Vocations

February 14 Through My Vocation, God Is Glorified


The Glory of Living under the Cross

LOCATION: in the church at Morning Star

DATES: 6 sessions: Sundays from 10:30-11:30am, January 17 to February 21

DESCRIPTION: The theology of glory versus the theology of the cross – how are they distinguished? This Bible study defines both, pointing to the glory – often hidden – that Christians enjoy as they share the Word of Life to a fallen world.

January 17 We Glory in Christ’s Cross

January 24 We Glory in Our Union with God

January 31 We Glory in Humility

February 7 We Glory in Tribulation

February 14 We Glory in Witness

February 21 We Glory in Our Rule with Christ


Studies ongoing from Fall to Spring

These Bible study groups meet on a regular basis from September through May. Contact the church office or the group leader for more information.
• Women’s Bible Study: In God’s Orchard: Cultivating a Spirit-Filled Life (Michelle Zak) at Morning Star; monthly on the 3rd Saturday from 8:00-9:00am
• Men’s Bible Study: The Lies We Believe (Bill Truebenbach) at Morning Star
Monthly on the 2nd Saturday from 8:00-9:30am
• Women’s Devotions Group (Marlene Lober) at Morning Star
Twice a month on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 9:00-10:30am
• Women’s LAMBS: Waiting (Gail Potratz) at Diane Behm’s outside patio
Twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 8:30-9:30am