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Adult Sunday School Classes


Updated October 2018

9:40 a.m. Classes

ALPHA

A warm-hearted class of couples and singles who are mostly empty-nesters. Class format is to have presentations by class members and guest speakers on a variety of topics that include Bible study, Social/Community issues, and Christian practices. Regular class socials, supportive fellowship, and community outreach are emphasized. Visit us online at alphaclass.org or in person. We would love to meet you. Ages: 60-75 (Room 136, behind Fellowship Hall)

APOSTLES

A class of couples and singles dedicated to lifting each other up through prayer, Biblical teaching and discussion, class socials, and caring for each other in times of need. We are a fun, active class who serves and supports various missions and ministries within the church and throughout the community. Ages: 45-65 (Room 338)

ASBURY

A diverse group of married and single friends who seek to support each other on our Christian journeys through fellowship, service, and education. Our diverse theological opinions lead to interesting discussions in which everyone’s opinion is valued and accepted. We are outgoing, fun loving with several frequent social outings as well mission and church service projects. We meet in The Cottage which provides us with very close parking, ground floor access, kitchen (snacks every Sunday!), and a quiet meeting room
area. Ages: All ages are welcome! (The Cottage)

CELEBRATION

A class of couples and singles, some retired, some still working. Our programs are diverse, Biblically based, and often involve stimulating discussion. We are a supportive and caring community to each other in good times and bad. The class is involved in many ministry and mission projects, both financially, including a wide range of GUMC activies. We love to have fund together and welcome anyone for a small group home at GUMC. Age range from late 50s to mid-70s (Room 257)

EMMAUS

A warm and friendly class that enjoys studying, praying and socializing together. We are all about friends, encouragement, prayer and the study of God’s Word, led by a rotating team of teachers who keep the Bible central to the discussions on a variety of topics relating to the challenges of Christian life. We often use our mission efforts (First Works, Kenya Mission Trip, Mountain T.O.P., Room in the Inn) as social functions that build friendships, cooperation and commitment in an enthusiastic and active manner for all class members. Ages: 57-75 (Room256/258)

FELLOWSHIP FORUM

As the name implies, we are a lively discussion group. Our class members discuss a variety of contemporary issues in the context of Christian fellowship. Class members and invited speakers lead these discussions, and a wide variety of opinions are openly shared. Our ages range from retirement age to 90. (Room 339)

FISER COVENANT

Our class is a warm and compassionate group of couples and singles. We choose a book of the Bible and journey through the book as led by the teacher. Enjoy this time of study and supportive fellowship. Ages: mid 50’s to 80+ (Room 233, Chapel Building)

GILBERT

An energetic and vital group of couples and singles who study the Bible and related Christian topics. Our class has quarterly social outings promoting Christian fellowship. Maintaining a close relationship with our members and supporting each other in prayer are important to this class. We also support various ministries within our church plus missions throughout the community. Ages 75+ (Room 232, Chapel Bldg)

HORIZON

A friendly and inviting group of couples and singles who are continually seeking spiritual growth. We are involved in numerous church mission-focused activities through both funding and active participation. We enjoy fellowship, social activities and group events. Programs focused on Bible studies, current church issues, societal and community issues are led by class members or visiting speakers. Ages: 60s-70s(Adult Education Building, first floor, Room 2)

LAMPLIGHTERS

Our class is a supportive fellowship of couples and singles. We are a busy, active class involved in serving the church and the community. Studies include both biblical topics and contemporary family and social issues. Service to others is a class priority. We have an active social calendar with fun outings and fellowships scheduled almost every month. Ages: 65-90 (Room 342)

PATHFINDERS

A diverse group of married and singles seeking God’s path to building a stronger faith while growing friendships through fellowship. We study both traditional and contemporary topics with engaging conversations. We recently formed this class and welcome those who want to be a part of something new. Come grow with us! Ages: 40s-60s (Room 320)

SEEKERS

An accepting and welcoming Christian community of couples and singles, where people are valued and quickly made to feel like they belong. We study a variety of biblical topics as well as contemporary, social and family issues. Service to others and the giving of our time, talent and gifts is an important and continuous aspect of our class activities. A variety of monthly social events bring us together for fellowship and relaxation. Ages 60s-90s (Adult Education Building, First floor, Room 1)

WESLEY 2.0

We are a discussion based class with fresh weekly lessons that are taught by talented teachers from within our own church. Come join us as we actively support and encourage one another through prayer, fellowship, fun socials, and exciting service opportunities. For more information, please contact us at wesley2.0gumc@gmail.com. Ages 25-42 (Adult Education Building, 2nd floor, Room 4).

WOMEN’S BIBLE CLASS

A group of women of all ages and stages, using both traditional and modern Bible-based curriculum to grow in our faith, expand our knowledge of the Bible, strengthen our prayer life and develop supportive relationships with other women of faith. We are actively involved in several GUMC mission projects. Women of any age are warmly invited to attend. For more information, call Alma Pitner at 755-3914. (Bride’s Room)

11:00 a.m. Classes

AGAPE

A multi-generational class with an emphasis on diversity of membership and warm fellowship with a variety of discussion and study topics. Join our class as we explore what it means to live a faith-centered life in the 21st Century. We are dedicated to providing an experience grounded in Christian love. Please join us as we grow in discipleship as we study, serve, and share life together! (Room 338)

EMMANUEL

A class of couples and singles seeking to grow in a deeper relationship with Christ through biblical study and enjoyable discussion. Scripture-based ideology provides a basis for both classroom lessons and life experiences through group philanthropy and family fellowship. Ages: 30-50 (Room 136, behind the Fellowship Hall)

FOUNDATIONS

A class of couples and singles who strive to deepen our relationship with God through study, encourage and support one another through prayer and fellowship and serve our community together. We choose studies that spark conversation and have real life application. Ages: 35-50 (Room 233, Chapel Building)

PRESTON CLASS

From families with young children to singles, our class welcomes those looking to discuss contemporary and faith-based issues in a relaxed, friendly environment. We also enjoy getting involved within the church, participating in mission opportunities and socializing with other Christians. Class members are 25-40 (Room 342)

TRINITY

A group of adults with school aged children (from preschool to college) who enjoy current event and issue-based discussions with a spiritual foundation. Our curriculum is varied and includes Christian parenting, relationships, studies of Biblical figures and much more. Singles and couples welcome! Class members range in age from mid-30s to 50s (Room 339).