Women's Bible Studies


With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. Blessed are you, O Lord; teach me your statutes! With my lips I declare all the rules of your mouth. In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches. I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.                   Psalm 119: 10-16

ENTRUSTED WITH A CHILD’S HEART (Wednesday mornings, 9:15 – 11:30, Begins 9/20/17)

Entrusted with a Child's Heart is a life-changing study on biblical parenting for moms at all stages with kids of all ages! This study endeavors to walk a steady course with mothers as we discover together God’s beautiful design for families. Entrusted with a Child's Heart is grounded in the truth of God's Word and helps moms to grow up the next generation for Christ! Learn what the Bible says about raising kids and enjoy sweet small group fellowship together. Child Care is provided. For more information please visit entrustedministries.com or check out our Facebook page.

Teacher: Betsy Corning

Cost: $50 for first time registrants or $10 for prior participant

To register for the Entrusted class or as a Childcare Volunteer, please go here.



Digging Deeper Bible Study is committed to studying the word of God and applying it to our life and work. This fall, we’ll be looking deeply at the Sermon on the Mount, using a study guide by John Stott as our basis. There is homework as well as time for small group discussion during each class. Included in our semester, we’ll have a service project, monthly Lunch Out! days and opportunities for fellowship and prayer. We invite women from any church background to join us and enjoy the blessing of walking the path of faith together. If you have any questions, please contact Carol Marshall at 847-274-9900 or carolsings3@comcast.net

Teachers: Carol Marshall and Michelle Van Loon

Cost: Purchase books


PRECEPTS: A STUDY THROUGH ROMANS (Tuesday mornings, 9:30 – 11:30)

Our Precept class will be finishing our study of the Book of Romans. Precept Bible Studies are in-depth, inductive studies in an easy-to-follow, daily format that takes approximately one hour per day, 5 times a week. Wayne Barber, one of Precept Ministries' teachers, will provide teaching via DVD. The discussion leader is Marilyn Helms. If you have questions, email her at mrhelms@msn.com or 847-826-0846.

FALL 2017, PART 3 – The Sovereignty of God and the Free Will of Man: Romans 9 – 11 focuses on the fact that God doesn’t go back on His promises. He can always be trusted. It is an extended discussion on the subject of God’s sovereignty – election, predestination, and responsibility – focusing on His choice of Israel and His faithfulness to His covenant. Cost of the workbook is $21 (8 lessons).

WINTER 2018, Part 4 – Life as a Living Sacrifice: Romans 12-16 are very practical chapters! You will learn how redemption, justification, and propitiation enable you to live righteously as you serve God. Cost of the workbook is $21 (8 lessons).

Teacher: Marilyn Helms

Cost: See above


SOLID GROUND: BOOK OF JUDGES (Tuesday mornings, 9:30 – 11:30)

The title for the book of judges means deliverers or saviors, and this book teaches us what it looks like when we try to deliver or save ourselves. We’re grateful – and relieved—to learn that the foremost theme of the book is that of God’s power and covenant mercy in graciously delivering the Israelites from the consequences of their failures. Come join us as we make sense of what this little-studied book offers in understanding the character of a loving, powerful God. We promise harrowing battles, bizarre retributions, and catastrophic sacrifices; some of the most fascinating characters in Scripture reside in this book. The format is a soft lecture (questions, speculations, corrections welcomed) with no homework but lots of stimulating discussion. Come and join a group of vibrant, caring women who love to learn God’s word.

Teachers: Libby Buchanan and Tina Caswell

Hostess: Sharon Weiss

Cost: There is no cost for this class.


DISCIPLESHIP BIBLE STUDIES: JAMES (Monday nights, 6:45 – 8:45 PM, Tuesday mornings, 9:30 – 11:30 AM and Tuesday nights, 6:30 – 8:15 PM)

This September, we will begin a verse-by-verse study through the book of James, embracing in the meekness of wisdom what it means to count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds (1:2). Join us as we learn to live out the depth of meaning behind His promise - Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him (1:12). In our discipleship Bible studies, the teaching time is followed by discussion and prayer in a smaller discipleship group so that we may flesh out the application and walk through accountability.

Monday evening teacher: Carol Jenkins

Tuesday morning teachers: Amy Loesch and Sue Schnell

Tuesday evening teacher: Val Stutz

Cost: There is no cost for this class. 

Questions about our Women's Bible Study? Please contact Val at val@vcbweb.org

**To register for the Entrusted class please go here**

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