Through a diverse Sunday Discipleship program, adults have the opportunity to grow in faith through Bible study and discussion as they explore current events, women’s issues, thematic and topical Bible studies, family matters, finances, and more. Choose from seven classes!
(A&E is the Activitties and Education Building.)
Bible Study Class (A&E 207) Designed for those who want to take a closer look at Scripture, the Bible Study class explores books and topics found within the Bible. The study this year wukk focus on Believe: Living the Story of the Bible to Become Like Jesus.
Mary Martha Class (A&E 202) The Mary Martha class is a class designed specifically for women. This discussion based class offers fellowship and study with a woman’s need in mind. 9/20 – Namesake:When God Rewrites Your Story, by Jessica LeGrone. Future studies include Embraced by God (by Babbie Mason), Anonymous (by Cindi Wood), Mosaic: When God Uses All of the Pieces (by Shane Stanford), and Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World (by Melissa Spoelstra).
Current Events (A&E 203) Get ready for a lively and informative discussion in this class as participants connect current events with faith and Scripture as the class tackles tough questions of how Christians respond to daily events in our world. "The Wired Word" is available to supplement weekly class discussion.
Faith and Family (A&E 204) If you are looking for diversity in topcis and study, Faith & Family might be the class you are looking for. Using multiple curriculum, Faith & Family focuses on Bible study and topical studies pertinent and applicable to families. 9/20 – Ask: Faith Questions in a Skeptical Age. Future studies include and Advent study, Simplify: Ten Practices to Unclutter Your Life, If You Want to Walk on Water You Have to Get Out of the Boat, Discussing Mere Christianity.
International Class (A&E Gym) This lecture-based class is the largest of the adult classes and uses the International Lesson curriculum. Members in this class follow a thematic, lectionary-based calendar in the study of Scripture. A few minutes are set aside before class begins each week so members may socialize, providing an excellent time for new members to get to know other church members.
Life Application (A&E 205) This class requires no preparation and provides plenty of opportunities to discuss, or to sit back and listen. Each week offers a stand-alone topic, making it easy to pick-up after being away. 9/20 – Life with a Capital "L": Embracing Your God-Given Humanity. Future studies include 24/6: A Prescription for a Healthier, Happier Life (by Matthew Sleeth), Enough: Discovering Joy Through Simplicity and Generosity (by Adma Hamilton)
Faith 101 (A&E 200) For those who want clarity in their faith, this class explores beliefs, a 101 on the Bible, and 411 information on the church. 9/20 – Animate: Faith (topics include God, Religion, Jesus, Salvation, Cross, Bible, and Church). Future studies include Animate: Bible (Canon, History, Testaments, Gospels, Genre, Interpretation, Grace), Animate: Practices (Prayer, Food, Worship, Sacraments, Money, Service, Community)