Using the YouVersion Bible App Training Session

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in News | No Comments

Emmanuel Baptist Church, Johnstown, Pennsylvania (5.4.17)  GnM92i is offering a training session to the congregation at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 425 Luther Road, Johnstown, PA on May 21 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in Classroom B. A signup form will be located in the church Welcome Center. The first 15 people to sign up will be able to participate in this training session. Additional sessions will be offered as needed.

This one-hour session will introduce the YouVersion Bible app in a hands-on, lab-based environment. This means that each attendee should come prepared to download the app to his or her device and actively follow along step-by-step to achieve proficiency in the basics of using the app.

The topics that will be covered include:

  • Install: download and install the latest YouVersion app for your device and select login method (Google, Facebook or email address);
  • Navigate: learn basic skills like opening the app, selecting a translation, and picking a book, chapter, and verse;
  • Highlight: use colors to mark passages so that you can quickly recognize scripture that inspires you;
  • Bookmark: identify passages of interest for quicker access;
  • Sharing: within your YouVersion contacts or through social media options, provide others with updates and progress of your bible reading activities as well as sharing scripture passages;  
  • Reading plans: stay connected by discovering suggested readings that are the right length and focus for you by searching with keywords or categories.

Additional topics may be discussed based upon time and interests.

For more information about the YouVersion Bible App, visit, or watch this video.