The Bible Year encourages us to read the Bible together.
 
The Bible Year encourages us to read the Bible in its entirety.
 
The Bible Year reminds us to take the Bible seriously, without having to take all of it literally.
 
The Bible Year helps us read the Bible hopefully.
 
The Bible Year helps us read the Bible regularly.
 
 
This Journey at Myers Memorial UMC began March 2, 2022 and you are welcome to join in at any time!
Daily Readings
214 October 1 Ezekiel 17:1-21:32
215 October 2 Ezekiel 22:1-26:21
216 October 3 Ezekiel 27:1-32:32
217 October 4 Ezekiel 33:1-37:28
218 October 5 Ezekiel 38:1-42:20
219 October 6 Ezekiel 43:1-48:35
220 October 7 Daniel 1:1-3:30
221 October 8 Daniel 4:1-6:28
222 October 9 Daniel 7:1-12:13
223 October 10 Hosea 1:1-5:15
224 October 11 Hosea 6:1-10:15
225 October 12 Hosea 11:1-14:9
226 October 13 Joel 1:1-3:21
227 October 14 Amos 1:1-4:13
228 October 15 Amos 5:1-9:15
229 October 16 Obadiah 1-21
230 October 17 Jonah 1:1-2:10
231 October 18 Jonah 3:1-4:11
232 October 19 Micah 1:1-4:13
234 October 20 Micah 5:1-7:20
235 October 21 Nahum 1:1-3:19
236 October 22 Habakkuk 1:1-3:20
237 October 23 Zephaniah 1:1-3:20
238 October 24 Haggai 1:1-2:23
239 October 25 Zechariah 1:1-4:14
240 October 26 Zechariah 5:1-9:17
241 October 27 Zechariah 10:1-14:21
242 October 28 Malachi 1:1-2:17
243 October 29 Malachi 3:1-4:6
244 October 30 Matthew 1:1-2:23
245 October 31 Matthew 3:1-4:25

Small Group Offerings

Ready to join a small group?  Contact the facilitator or Connie Elzey
 
Sunday’s Groups 
  • 10am: New Life Class (Wendy Wade, facilitator) In Person, New Life Classroom
  • 5:30p: Sunday Night Live (Allison Evanoff, Susan Robinson, Tonda Coonce, facilitators) In Person, Asbury Class (CFC Building)

Monday’s Group

  • 8p via Zoom (Marty Brown, Thomas & Brinkley Rhodes, facilitators)

Tuesday’s Group 

  • 12:30pm via Zoom (Rev. Sarah Davis, facilitator)

Wednesday’s Groups 

  • 10am Morning Bible Study, (Debbie Brown, facilitator) In Person, Asbury Room

Thursday’s Groups 

  • 11am (Ann Peninger & Laurie Knight, facilitators) In Person, E-104
  • 6:30pm Soul Purpose (Everett Stoddard, facilitator) Hybrid: Zoom/In Person, Asbury Room

Sermons

 
March 2: Ash Wednesday, 6:30p
 
The Story Begins
March 6: Genesis 11:1-9
March 13: Genesis 32:22-32
March 20: Exodus 14:1-30
March 27: Exodus 16
April 3: Leviticus 16:1-22
April 10: Palm Sunday, Num. 13:1-33
April 17: Easter Sunday
 
Holy Character
April 24: Joshua
May 1: Ruth & Rahab
May 8: Samuel
May 15: David
May 22: Solomon
May 29: Josiah
June 5: Pentecost
June 12: Jehosephat
June 19: Ezra/Nehemiah
June 26: Esther
 
Top 150 Psalms of All Times
July 3: One Service at 10a; Psalm 7
July 10: Psalm 23
July 17: Psalm 51
July 24: Psalm 100 ~ Christmas in July
July 31: Psalm 150
 
The Wise Life:
August 7: Proverbs 3:1-12
August 14: Proverbs 12:13-28
August 21: Proverbs 16:1-20
August 28: Ecclesiastes 3:1-15
 
Hope for Hard Times
September 4: Isaiah 6:1-13
September 11: Isaiah 43:1-7
September 18: Jeremiah 1:4-10;3:6-14
September 25: Jeremiah 21:31-40
 

Resources for the Journey

A Bible
(or access to one (online/app) Any version of the Bible is acceptable.  The Daily Devotional and Sunday Worship will utilize the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV).  A brief description of popular translations can be found here.
The Reading Plan
assigned scriptures each day ~ approximately 2-3 chapters per day depending on the book and the length of the chapters. Scriptures will be posted below, in the weekly emails, in the Daily Devotional Journal as well as in our Daily Scripture Texts. 
Weekly Worship
each Sunday’s service at Myers Memorial UMC will engage a portion of the weekly readings. Worship is on Sundays at 9a and 11a in person (301 S. New Hope Rd, Gastonia) or via Facebook, YouTube, church website.  We use the NRSV Bible in Worship
Daily Devotional Journal
(an optional yet valuable portion of this study with summaries and overviews of what you will be reading.) The Devotional Journal offers daily reflections by the author as well as space to note your reflections. The cost is $25 yet please do not let the cost hinder you from using this resource.  Pay Online
You can read more about the Devotional Journal here: https://www.abingdonpress.com/product/9781791023416/
Weekly Videos
insightful teaching from a team of gifted preachers and writers, who each week appear in a brief video that is available on the online Amplify Media.  Go To: my.amplifymedia.com/amplify  Enter Our Access Code: XJFVBY
Small Groups
where you will be able to share insights and questions with each other in s community of mutual respect and care. Countless participants recommend this as a core component to this journey.)  Join our  Facebook Group. (not to replace any small groups yet another avenue for reflection and conversation)
The Bible Year companion videos will be accessed via Amplify Media.  This online resource makes the videos available to you wherever you may be. 
 
Create your own free account today. (please remember your username and password as we do not have access to assist you in recovering this information)
 
Enter Our Access Code: XJFVBY
 
 
Resources for Learning to Read the Bible without Fear or Frustration
 
BibleProject2020.org is a website for Hyde Park UMC that contains all the materials they developed to guide the congregation on the journey. 
 
BibleProject.com contains informative videos that offer helpful introductions to each biblical book, along with other insights into the Scriptures