Campus-Wide Bible Study on Mark

Fall 2022 - Nine Weeks

Campus Ministries is excited to offer a campus-wide Bible study on the book of Mark for the Fall 2022 semester!

Groups will begin the week of September 5th and run for 9 weeks. Campus Ministries will provide the weekly passages from Mark and different ways that groups can choose to engage the text together through guided questions, open questions, creative engagement, or Lectio Divina. Pastor Mary will also be preaching on the weekly Mark passages during our Wednesday chapels at 10:30am. Click on the weeks listed below to access the study.

Week 1 (Sep 5-9): Introduction to Mark
Week 2 (Sep 12-16): Mark 1:1-15
Week 3 (Sep 19-23): Mark 2:1-12
Week 4 (Sep 26-30): Mark 3:7-35
Week 5 (Oct 3-7): Mark 8:22-38
Week 6 (Oct 10-14): Mark 10:17-45
Week 7 (Oct 17-21): Mark 14:53-15:15
Week 8 (Oct 24-28): Mark 15:16-39
Week 9 (Oct 31-Nov4): Mark 15:42-16:8

Fall Groups

Please contact the group leader via email to sign up for a group or to ask any additional questions.

Residence Hall Groups

BB Group 1 Leaders: Elise Kirkpatrick and Steven Koopmans

When & Where: Tuesdays at 7pm in the basement of Bennink

BB Group 2 Leaders: Anna Bierma and Rachit Kharel

When & Where: Thursdays at 7pm in the basement of Bennink

BHT Group Leaders: Naomi DeVries and Charles Amponsah

When & Where: Thursdays at 8:30pm in the basement of Heyns

BV Group Leaders: Ellie Andrews and Luke VanderZee

When & Where: Sundays at 7pm in the basement atrium connecting BV

KHvR Group Leaders: Sam Aldridge and Abigail Gustafson

When & Where: Tuesdays at 9pm in the basement of Kalsbeek

NVW Group Leader: Lucy Kalebjian

When & Where: Sundays at 8pm in basement solarium

SE Group Leaders: Lachlan Beebe, Joseph Lindsey Brocklehurst, Lindsay Cooper, and Kate Witvliet

When & Where: Tuesdays at 8pm in the basement of Eldersveld

International Student Groups

Leader: Lilian Samuel (Mother of Calvin Alum) and Daniel Harold (Calvin Alum)

When & Where: Mondays 6:30-8:30pm, Hiemenga Hall 314
Who: International Students

Leader: Jae Yang (Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Religion)

When & Where: Tuesdays at 1pm in HL 383
Who: International Students & Anyone

Athletics Groups

Leader: Brian Bolt (Dean for Education)

When & Where: Mondays at 3:30pm on the golf course
Who: Men's Golf Team

Staff & Faculty Groups

Leader: Noah Toly (Provost)

When & Where: Wednesdays at 11am in the Chapel Undercroft (Oct 5 in Chapel Choir Room, CP214)
Who: Staff and Faculty

Other Groups

Leader: Laura DeHaan (Dean for Curriculum and Assessment)

When & Where: Fridays at 3:30pm in Spoelhof Education Conference Room, SC 300
Who: Anyone

Leader: Sam Eldersveld (Student Ministries Pastor at Fifth Reformed Church)

When & Where: Mondays at 4pm at Peet's Coffee
Who: Anyone

Leader: Jessie Rieth (Outdoor Rec Student Ministry Intern)

When & Where: Thursdays at 8pm at Bunker Center
Who: Anyone

Leader: Sarah VerMerris (Discipleship Ministry Coordinator)

When & Where: Tuesdays 12pm (starting Sep 13) in Commons Annex 216
Who: Upperclass Female Students

Leader: Jae Yang (Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Religion)

When & Where: Tuesdays at 1pm in HL 383
Who: International Students & Anyone

Contact information

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