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Engage the Bible

Open Scripture. Join the Conversation.

Engage the Bible is a Book of Faith Initiative of the North Carolina Synod.

In an effort to immerse people in the stories of the Bible; the stories of our faith, the synod offers opportunities for engagement with Scriptures.

Take a look at these opportunities and jump right in!

Comments or Questions?

Contact Catherine Fink

Director of Communications & Resources

The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me…The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me…—Martin Luther

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Summer Bible Reading Plan

Our synod has enjoyed reading books of the Bible together during Engage the Bible's Summer Reading Plan. During Summer, 2021, we will be reading “3 Preachy Prophets: Amos Joel, & Hosea.” Stay tuned for more information. We will begin reading together in July.

Summer Bible Reading Plans

Click the title to download a printable collection.
2020: Moments with Matthew
2019: Summer of Psalms
2018: Remarkable Mark
2017: Reformers Reading Romans
2016: Lutherans Learning Luke

Tell it!-4x3

"Tell It!" Video Contest

This annual contest for youth groups of the synod encourages creativity and digging into the Word. Choose a Bible story and then, "Tell It!" The 2021 contest deadline is March 10. Youth Groups attending the 2021 LYO Assembly will vote on this year's winner.

2020 "Tell It!" Winners

First-place winner: Macedonia, Burlington "Jesus Walks on Water" (watch it above!)
Second-place winner: Good Shepherd, Elizabeth City "The Story of the Fiery Furnace"
Third-place winner: Christ, Charlotte "The Parable of the Sower"

A Story for All Ages

Prepared by the synod's Engage the Bible Task Group to help congregational Christian education committees evaluate their programs. It provides a framework based on age-appropriate benchmarks for Bible stories and biblical concepts and can be an effective tool in fine-tuning your Christian education.

Learn More about the Bible

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Enter the Bible

From Luther Seminary.

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The Bible Project

Experience the Bible as a unified story that leads to Jesus.

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Book of Faith

An ELCA Initiative.

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