The Howard Thurman Bible Institute offered practical life enrichment classes coupled with advanced biblical studies for persons interested in advancing his or her spiritual growth and knowledge of God. Our classes are offered in eight week terms throughout the year (except for the summer session). One, two, and three certificate programs are available with specific courses are prescribed for each of the certificate programs. Elective classes are also available.
The Howard Thurman Bible Institute maintains an open enrollment policy. Anyone may enroll in individual courses without committing to a certificate program. You are also not required to be a member of Friendship-West Baptist Church to take classes.
Students can register for Howard Thurman Bible Institute classes by completing a registration form and return it to the Howard Thurman Bible Institute Student Center tables in the lobby of Friendship-West Baptist Church on specific registration days or return completed form to Friendship-West Baptist Church Administrative Office, Monday – Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
We offer 4, 6 and 8 week sessions – Tuesday and Thursday classes from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. weekly unless otherwise specified (Summer Session is 6 weeks). We also now have a daytime class on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.
Books and other study materials may be required for an additional fee. Most books are available in the III Pyramids bookstore located in the Narthex of FWBC. Normal hours of operation are Sunday after both worship services. The bookstore is also open on Tuesday and Thursday during the 1st week of class.
Childcare is free for students and available from 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.