Adult Sunday School Classes
For more information about any of the classes listed below, contact Jefferson Furtado.
An open, inclusive class. We share values of love, respect, and tolerance while working toward justice, global responsibility, and truth. As we follow Jesus, we welcome all people to our class regardless of any defining characteristics. We have members of 35 years, and we welcome newcomers. We participate in discussions led by guest speakers and class members. Topics include social issues, ethics, the Methodist Church, and the Bible. Active in local and global service projects. We help each other in times of trouble, and we have many gatherings and parties. Meets in room 203
An intergenerational group dedicated to living out the United Methodist mission of Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors through spiritual, intellectual, and social exploration and growth. This class is a member of the Reconciling Ministries Network and is open and accepting of all persons regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. Meets in room 202.
A lectionary based class primarily led by Stephen Bryant, General Board of Discipleship (other leaders on occasion). Discussion and personal reflection are encouraged. Participants encompass a broad range of ages (30-60+), backgrounds (homemakers, clergy, professionals, physicians, retirees, etc.) and life stages (married, single, and divorced. Members have shared and supported one another through marriages, divorces, birth of children and grandchildren, aging parents, and career transitions. Active in outreach ministries. Meets in room 204.
Graham Inquirers Class
This class offers a variety of curriculum topics ranging from biblical studies to current local and world issues. The class encompasses middle-aged to retired persons, both married and single. “Round Robin” fellowship groups are an integral part of this class. Meets in room 124.
A reconciling class open to people of all ages, races, sexual orientations, and backgrounds who feel the “fierce urgency of now” (M.L. King, Jr) in striving for the Kingdom of God and God’s righteousness. As a covenantal community, we are committed to gathering faithfully in hospitable fellowship, practicing the means of grace, studying the scriptures, reflecting theologically on the social issues of our time, serving the “least of these,” working for justice, and holding one another accountable to following Jesus in our everyday lives. Meets in Outreach Center room 5.
This class is designed for all persons who want to study the Bible and how its teachings apply to daily life. The class focuses on the lectionary Scriptures for the week using the Upper Room Discipline. The class uses a discussion format. Meets in room 222.