Renovare Women’s Bible Study Group

Join us Thursday mornings, 9:15-11:15 a.m. during the school year.

Renovare Women's Bible Studies

Renovaré sets the stage for women to draw near to God. We remove distractions and join our hearts in a common desire to know God more deeply. We worship in song, fellowship in love, and study God’s word. For over 30 years, Renovaré, formerly Coffee & Friends, has been the heartbeat of Women’s Ministries at Calvary, and as we move into the 2018-19 season, women of all ages and stages of life continue the lively pursuit of God, encouraging each other to draw near to our mighty God with sincere hearts and sure faith.


  • Worship
  • Coffee & Connecting Time
  • Small group studies, Thursday mornings
  • Free Child Care

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Our Renovare Calendar

  • Semester 1 : Sept 12th(Brunch) – Dec 12th
  • Special Evening Event: Feb 11th
  • Special Thursday Morning Event: Mar 5th
  • Semester 2 : Jan 16th – May 14th(Brunch)
Thursday Morning Child Care

Register for child care

Calvary offers free child care from 9:15 – 11:15am, for infants-elementary, during our Thursday morning Renovare women’s Bible studies offered during the school year.

Our Renovare Fall studies

Relational Skills in the Bible: A Bible Study Focused on Relationships

Relational Skills in the BibleYour group will journey together all year through the Bible to look at relational skills from well-known people like Adam and Eve, Abraham, Jacob and Esau, Peter, the early church, and more. You will gain a fresh perspective from Genesis to Revelation on how the Lord created relationships and wants us to thrive in relationship with Him and others.

You will be inspired to actually build relational skills into your own life through exercises with your group. The thrill of growing and applying these new skills will only be outdone by experiencing joy-filled, thriving relationships both inside and outside of the group.

Please purchase your own book.

Leaders: Julie Zuehlke, Rena Laack, Lila Manuell

Precepts: Freed from Sin’s Power. Romans Part 2

Precepts Romans

Free from the guilt and power of sin, but what about the flesh? Discover how justification by faith relates to day-by-day living through the Holy Spirit’s power – the amazing process of sanctification.

These inductive studies are standalone, so women are welcome to join who have not taken part 1. In order to have your book for the first day please register by August 15th so that the leaders can place a group order. You are welcome to register later but, in that case, would need to order your own book. We will go at a slower pace, taking 2 weeks per lesson, and will be part of the large group time.

Leaders: Vicki Tierney, Carolyn Whitford.

The Amazing Collection

Amazing Collection

This year we will cover the last three workbooks of the collection. This includes Paul’s letters to the churches (Romans-2nd Thessalonians); Paul’s letters to pastors (1st Timothy-Philemon); and Other letters and Revelation (Hebrews-Revelation).

Newcomers who have not studied the previous books are very welcome.

Please purchase your own book.

Leaders: Becky Isaacs, Sharon Kaihoi, Nancy Sobczak


Discovering Hope in the Psalms / All Things New

A Creative Bible study Discovering Hope Psalmsexperience by Pam Farrel. (First Semester). Discover 8 hopes as you explore deeply & engage creatively with 10 amazing psalms.

“All Things New – study on 2 Corinthians” by Kelly Minter. (Second Semester) Grow in biblical literacy with in-depth study of the Book of 2 Corinthians. Discover how God can use you no matter your cultural setting. Learn how your suffering can help you comfort others. Gain wisdom for relationships and strengthen your church and community. Leave your old self behind as you celebrate the new life of a believer.

Please purchase your own books.

Leaders: Ingrid Ansell, Melissa Meyers, LeeAnn Tebben​

Breathe: Making Room for Sabbath


by Priscilla Shirer. (First Semester) Second semester to be decided.

By neglecting time for tranquility, serenity, and repose, we limit our Christ likeness and miss out on some of God’s greatest gifts. In the Old Testament, Sabbath was given to the Israelites as a gift, and it is still a gift to us today. If you are weary, worn out, and exhausted, then the concept of Sabbath will change your life.

Please purchase your own book.

Leaders: Kathy Bergquist, Sarah Satterblom

Why Do You Believe That?

Why Do You Believe That

By Mary Jo Sharp (First Semester) Second semester to be decided.

Join Mary Jo in a practical seven-session study and gain understanding and skill to share Jesus effectively with others, and better understand your own faith. Answer your doubts, build your confidence, and start changing lives.

Please purchase your own book.

Leaders: Stephanie Conkright, Mindy Slettedahl


Prayer and Care.

This team joins the large group time at Renovare and then spends time visiting and praying for those who are unable to get out and about. A vital and rewarding part of women’s ministries at Calvary.

Leaders: Pat Hallstrom, Nancy Monsen

Meets weekly on Thursday mornings
9:15am - 11:15am during the school year.


Stephanie Conkright

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Stephanie Conkright

Renovare Coordinator