What is the Story?

The Story, condensed into 31 chapters, sweeps you into the unfolding progression of Bible characters and events from Genesis to Revelation. Using the clear, accessible text of the NIV bible, it allows the stories, poems, and teachings of the Bible to read like a novel. Features include: Events, characters, and teaching of the Bible arranged chronologically, time lines, discussion questions, list of Bible characters, chart of biblical events.

Over 31 weeks we will study God's Word during the Sunday morning worship service at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning Bible Study at 8:30 a.m. and small groups throughout the week.


Read some of the questions that have been asked as we walk through "The Story" together in our weekly small groups.


Get up to date by listening to a recent sermon if you missed a Sunday or just want to listen to the Sunday lesson again. Lessons relate to the current readings from "The Story"


Sunday Morning Lessons for All Ages

Several Bible classes are available on Sunday mornings before service at 8:30 a.m. to learn and grow in an age-appropriate setting.

The Story AdultThe Adult Bible Class is led by Pastor Mike at 8:30 a.m. in Theater 6 with an indepth look at the reading for the week. A Teen Class will be available with video components to enhance their study for students 6-12th grade. The Story is the NIV text of the Bible in chronological order condensed into 31 chapters.


The Story for Kids

Elementary Bible Class will feature 2 books for varying reading levels. The Story for Kids (advanced readers) uses the New International Reader's Version of the Bible. Events, characters and teachings are arranged in chronological order for kids who are able to read chapter books.


The Story for Children

Elementary Bible Class will also have The Story for Children (younger readers) available which is a storybook Bible with scripture quotations from the New Interenatioanal Reader's Version of the Bible. Each story includes God's message with vibrant illustrations for young children ages 4 and up.

The Story for Little OnesPreschool and Toddlers Bible Class will use The Story for Little Ones which contains large full color illustrations with 31 Bible stories from the Old and New Testament with Scripture taken from the New International Readers Version of the Bible.



Reading Timeline

Please have the chapter read in advance of date.

2014 Reading Calendar
February 9 - Commitment Sunday
February 16 - Chapter 1
February 23 - Chapter 2

March 2 - Chapter 3
March 9 - Chapter 4
March 16 - Chapter 5
March 23 - Chapter 6
March 30 - Chapter 7

April 6 - Chapter 8
April 13 - Chapter 9
April 20 - Easter
April 27 - Chapter 10

May 4 - Chapter 11
May 11 - Chapter 12
May 18 - Chapter 13
May 25 - Chapter 14

June 1 - Chapter 15
June 8 - Pentecost
June 15 - Chapter 16
June 22 - Chapter 17
June 29 - Chapter 18

July 6 - Chapter 19
July 13 - Chapter 20
July 20 - Chapter 21
July 27 - Chapter 22

August 3 - Chapter 23
August 10 - Chapter 24
August 17 - Chapter 25
August 24 - Chapter 26
August 31 - Chapter 27

Sept. 7 - Chapter 28
Sept. 14 - Chapter 29
Sept. 21 - Chapter 30
Sept. 28 - Chapter 31

Available Small Groups

Throughout the 31 weeks of “The Story,” small groups will be meeting throughout the area to dig in deeper and enjoy fellowship with one another. Use this guide to find and join a small group. If you are out of town, or have a conflict, you can attend any of the other small groups as a guest!!

Monday Small Group
Evening - 7 p.m.
104 Witheridge Ct, Apex
(Abbington Subdivision)
Leader: Jay and Becky Kitzmiller

Evening - 7 p.m.
1995 NW Cary Parkway,
Morrisville (Preston Pointe)
Leader: Scott Kipp

Tuesday Small Groups
Morning - 7 a.m.
Jordan Office*
Leader: Christopher Reed

Morning - 10 a.m.
Jordan Office*
Leader: Walt & Sandy Ramsey

Evening - 7 p.m.
900 Peltier Drive, Cary
(Carolina Preserve subdivision)
Leader: John and Nancy Nagel

Wednesday Small Groups
Evening - 7 p.m.
Jordan Office*
Leader: John and Linda Miesch

Evening - 7 p.m.
709 Audubon Lake Dr., Apt M., in Durham
& available online
Leader: Jeanette Schmidt

Friday Small Group
Morning - 10 a.m.
Jordan Office*
Leader: Mel and Jackie Kilberg

Saturday Small Group
1st Saturdays Only - 5:30 p.m.
1312 Apache Lane, Apex
Leader: Jon & Bee Persson

Sunday Small Group
Evening - 6 p.m.
Jordan Office*
Leader: Wesley Aldroubi

*The Jordan Office is located at 1031 Pemberton Hill Rd in Apex
(in the Apex Professional Park)

Be a Part of The Story