FIRST TIME AT THE WOMENS BIBLE CAFE™

  • When is the next study? http://www.womensbiblecafe.com/category/register/
  • How much does this cost? Our studies and small groups are free.
  • Do you make profit from these studies? No. Our leaders do not write or publish the study books. We facilitate studies.
  • Is this an inductive study or a topical study? We offer both formats.
  • Do I need to have previous Bible study experience? Not at all, come join us!
  • How do I subscribe to the Bible study? http://www.womensbiblecafe.com/newsletter/
  • How do I know if I’m registered? If you posted a comment on the registration page, you are registered.
  • Where are the discussion questions? Monday morning emails and in our Facebook groups
  • Why don’t I get the weekly updates for my bible study? Look for the confirmation email and click “confirm” link
  • What happens if I start late or take a week vacation and fall behind? Join any group at any time
  • How do I get a photo next to my name when I comment on the website? Comment with Facebook account or Gravatar
  • Where do I find the completed studies? http://www.womensbiblecafe.com/online-bible-studies/

DONATIONS AND SPONSORS

SMALL GROUPS

  • Who are the leaders? http://www.womensbiblecafe.com/ministry-leaders/
  • Where is the small group schedule? Pinned post at the top of each private Facebook group.
  • When is the small group schedule posted? As soon as we know how many women are registered and how many groups we need. Usually one week before we begin.
  • Am I assigned a group? No. Select the day and time you want to attend.
  • What day and time do we meet? Topical studies meet seven days a week, mornings, afternoons and evenings. Inductive studies meet fewer days.
  • How long are the small group meetings? One hour.
  • How do I join a small group? Show up on the day and time you want to attend.
  • What if I missed a small group meeting? All groups will welcome you, select another day and time in the week.
  • Do I need to have a Facebook account? WBC fellowship happens in our private Facebook group. You can post your answers on this website each week, however the comments are public.
  • Where do we meet for inductive study? http://www.facebook.com/groups/WBCInductiveStudies/
  • Where do we meet for topical study? http://www.facebook.com/groups/WBCSmallGroups/
  • Where can I share a prayer request? Post prayers and answered prayers in your small groups anytime in the week. If you are not connected with a group, look for the prayer photo in our group and comment there so our prayer team will see it.

BIBLE STUDY MATERIALS

  • When do I start reading my study book? The first day the study begins, Monday, read week one day one.
  • Where do I find the books? Amazon, Lifeway, Christian Books
  • Can I use an eBook such as Kindle? Yes, if available in electronic format.
  • How much are the study workbooks? The author and publisher set the price. Shorter studies are less expensive.
  • Where can I find the audio/video segments for the study? Amazon or Lifeway.com
  • Where can I find the Answers to the Video Sessions? Look for “Leaders Kit” on publisher’s website or in our Facebook group.
  • Do I need the leaders guide? No.
  • How do you select the books for the WBC? We pray.
  • What Bible do you use for online study? We recommend BibleGateway.com or BlueLetterBible.org
  • I can’t afford the book, do you have scholarships? Scholarships are limited and only available when we receive donations via PayPal. If scholarship funds are donated and available, we’ll provide a scholarship book US Shipping only, in this order of priority: missionaries and military wives, current WBC students with financial hardships, new WBC students with financial hardships. We are a 100% volunteer ministry and leaders purchase their own study books and videos.

WBC BOOK CLUB

  • What are you reading this month? http://www.womensbiblecafe.com/book-club/
  • Do I need a workbook or study guide? Not for the book club, this is an informal reading group.
  • Do I need to read both books of the month? We offer fiction and nonfiction, choose one or both!
  • How are books selected? We look for affordable books, Kindle or print, and we pray.
  • When do you announce the books for the next month? Between the 12th  and 15th of the previous month
  • Where do I get the books? Amazon, Christian Books, local library. Look for used books to save money.
  • Where is the reading schedule posted? There is no reading schedule. Begin on the 1st of the month,  finish by the last day.
  • Where are the discussions? We meet in a private group, join here: http://www.facebook.com/groups/WBCbooks/
  • Where are the book discussions? Look for photos with “Quick Chat” and post your answers under the photos. There is no live event.

EVERYTHING ELSE

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