Campus-wide Sabbath Bible Study

What does Sabbath mean? How can we practice Sabbath well? How can we practice Sabbath together?

This Spring we’ll spend six weeks together studying the topic of Sabbath. All of the study guides will be posted here when they are ready. Consider studying this with your dorm floor, or apartments. Adopt some Sabbath practices together with your houses, departments, and majors.

Sabbath is more than just stopping—it also involves emotional rest, embracing God’s calling, and feasting with good food. We invite you to join us as we consider and practice Sabbath.

Thank you!

Schedule & week-by-week group guides:

Want to dig deeper?

Join us at LOFT, Sunday evenings at 8:00 p.m. in the chapel where Pastor Mary will be preaching on Sabbath. You can also view archived LOFT services.

A special collection of additional resources and poetry on Sabbath will be available in the Ministries Resources Center at the Hekman Library.

It's bigger than Calvin

This study reaches beyond our campus. Through our partnership with the off-campus programs, the Sabbath study will extend around the world, including Britain, Honduras and Spain. In addition, many churches in West Michigan and others across North America will also have an opportunity to study Sabbath this Spring.

Available study materials

Study materials will be available for all participants at a discounted rate. Materials can be purchased at the Campus Store starting in January.

Keeping the Sabbath Wholly by Dr. Marva J. Dawn

For more reading and resources, check out the Sabbath Keeping resource page that the Hekman Library has put together in the Ministry Resource Center.

Contact information

If you have questions you may contact us at sabbath@calvin.edu or stop by the Campus Ministries office in Commons Annex 150.

Past studies

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