Fall Bible Institute 2019

125 years and still telling the story of Jesus

as we continue the journey

"Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed,

rightly dividing the word of truth." 

2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

On-Going Classes


SUNDAY MORNING STUDY HOUR - 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

These adult classes are designed to help us journey through the scriptures, deepen our Christian faith through learning various attributes of God and study both the Old and New Testaments. Each lesson is applicable to everyday life.


Bible Heirs    in Parlor                                      Bereans in Room 101

Facilitator: Michael Fowlkes                             Facilitators: Glenna Livingston & Martha Grier                         

Path Finders  in 107 – 109                               Crossroads in Conference Room 

Facilitator: Dr. Jim Lee                                     Facilitator: Donna Cusac


Nursery in Nursery Room 202                          Children in Room 110 - 112

Facilitator: Beverley Thomas                            Facilitator: Beverley Thomas


Youth in Crew Room 111         

Various Studies before and after Worship          Facilitator: James Vinson and Team

New Disciple’s Class

This class is offered as needed when interest is expressed in finding out about how to become a Christian, a Disciple of Jesus Christ, Baptism, and how to join Covenant Baptist Church.      

                                                                           Facilitators: Pastor Jabulani McCalister and Membership Team



Halsted Place – Senior Bible Study                Monday’s 10:00 a.m.

This study allows Home-bound members to participate in studying God’s word at Halsted Place.

                                                                Facilitators: Shirley Jacobs and Joan Arrington

Monday Morning Prayer Group for Women   Monday’s 9:30 a.m.

Scripture and writings on prayer that relate to prayer requests are discussed.  This group gives praise to God first, then presents individual requests to God. All prayer requests are kept confidential.

         Facilitator: Marcia Littleton

Men’s Prayer and Bible Study                         Monday’s 6:00 a.m.

This offering meets with men from Covenant and the community.


Tuesday Morning Bible Study: God, Coffee, Tea, and Me

Starting September 17       Room 101              Tuesday’s 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.     

This is a women's Bible study group where the objective is to make the Bible verses a guide for and to women.  This fall’s study is the book of Matthew: Getting to know Jesus.  The guide is based on John 1:18. 

        Facilitator: Marcia Littleton


Young Adult Ministry in Parlor                       Friday’s 6:00 p.m. September – June

Various Studies                                                 Facilitators: Beverley Thomas and Gabriel Thomas



Specialty Classes

Kingdom Man: Every Man’s Destiny, Every Woman’s Dream - Part 1

This class is for men only. It shares practical and spiritual ways to become a man God can use to make a great impact in life and positively influence the community. Students are required to purchase a textbook.

Facilitators: TBD                                         Date/Time: TBD (6 Weeks)


The Power of Spiritual Alignment: Living According to The Seven Firsts of Jesus

This course focuses on the commitments, attitudes and beliefs of a true Disciple of Jesus Christ through studying seven key phrases that Jesus shared.

Date: September 10 – October 15, 2019 (6 weeks)

Time: Tuesday’s 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Conference Room

Facilitator: Rev. Jabulani McCalister, LMSW, M.Div.


“Jesus said, ‘If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.

Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.’” St. John 8:31-32


Called and Accountable: Discovering Your Place in God’s Eternal Purpose

This class will help participants begin to answer the question, “Why am I here?” and determine what to do with that discovery.

Date / Time: (6 weeks) in Conference Room

Sunday’s, October 6 - November 10th        1:00-2:30 p.m. or Tuesday’s, October 8 - November 12th   6:30-8:00 p.m.

Facilitator: Rev. Nikita McCalister, MBA, M.Div.


Wednesday Bible Study in Parlor  

Date / Time: Wednesday’s 7:15 – 8:30 p.m.           Starting September 11, 2019 – June 10, 2020

This spiritual growth class is an on-going study of the Bible throughout the year. Current study: “Discovering and Unlocking Your Spiritual Gifts.”

Facilitator: Pastor Jabulani McCalister

“But as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.” Joshua 24:15


“I Still Do”: How to Spice Up Your Marriage

This class is offered as needed for those couples seeking to enrich their marriage.

Time: Offered as a Retreat (Winter) and in house small group session

Facilitators: Rev. Jabulani McCalister, Rev. Nikita McCalister and various small group leaders