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Adult Sunday Morning Classes

No matter where you are in your life or spiritual journey, we have an adult Sunday morning class where you can connect with others and God. Check out all the options below and find a place to get involved!

If you aren’t connected to an Adult Sunday Morning Class, visit the Get Connected area on any Sunday morning or email Rev. Raegan Gilliland to get help finding a class that fits you.


FAMILY LIVING 

N158 | 65+

This is an active seniors class that is very much a class family.  We are here for one another through illness, hospital stays, family emergencies, and more. We make ourselves available to help however we can. Our weekly studies include Biblical texts, Christian living topics, current events, and guest speakers, and we welcome vibrant discussion. Our class remains active in church missions, plans social events (including travel), and participates in a yearly weekend retreat. Many church officers came from our class, and we continue to be active in several missions outside and inside the church.


SEEKERS

N154 | 60s – 90s

This warm, caring, and inviting class studies, reflects, and discusses how the Bible relates to our daily lives. We use various study materials, including the Adult Bible Study curriculum, special studies, guest speakers, and more. Guests and new members are always welcome to join us in scheduled mission activities, social events, and other get-togethers throughout the year. Seekers class is very cognizant of Jesus’s directive to help our neighbors in every way possible.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED

N158 | All Ages

You can learn more about us by watching our class video!

As our name indicates, this class welcomes dynamic discussion on a wide range of topics from a Christian perspective. We consider a variety of points of view on topics that range from biblical truths to current events and everything in between. We take turns leading the class in a relevant curriculum and bring diverse perspectives. Our bond is strengthened outside the classroom through fun social events and mission projects each year. We gladly welcome couples and singles of any age to our circle of fellowship.


COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

N262 | Young Adults – Couples + Singles | 20s – 30s

This class is for young adults who are couples, singles, and married in their 20s and 30s! Find the class on Sunday mornings upstairs in RM N262 or email raegan@cumc.com with questions.


DISCIPLES

Clergy Conference Room | 65++

Disciples is an active group of seniors who generously give their time and talents to Christ United’s ministries and are dynamically involved in the Senior Adults 60+ activities. Each Sunday, we participate in lively discussions. Class is primarily taught in a lecture-style format using a variety of curricula and books. All are welcome!


DISCOVERING CONNECTIONS

N257 | 40s – 70s

Adult Sunday School Class whose members participate in weekly Bible-based studies, and fellowship in and out of the classroom, to grow stronger in knowledge, together as a community of faith. Couples and singles of all ages interested in learning more about the loving God whose teachings through Jesus Christ guide us through our day-to-day lives are welcome.


FOOTLOOSE

N260 | Single Women | 50+

Footloose is an active senior life enrichment class where being alone doesn’t mean being lonely. We love and support each other as sisters in faith. We enjoy bible study, motivational book studies, and guest speakers. A variety of mission projects provide opportunities for spiritual growth. Socially, we meet for dinners, movies, plays, museums, and other adventures.


FOUNDATIONS

N259 | 50s – 60s

Lively Laughter and Learning with Love…and Lunch

We are a group of experienced adults, most with young adult children, that creates a dynamic discussion on diverse topics. Spiritually focused and unafraid of questions, this highly participatory group enjoys each other’s company and insights. Join us, wherever you are in your faith journey, and then join us for lunch!


FORUM

N154 | 65+

The Forum is a topic class with guest speakers and class members.  The goal is to help us see God at work in our everyday lives and society.  We seek to minister to our members’ and community’s spiritual and physical well-being.


KOINONIA: THE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP OF BELIEVERS

N261 | 70s – 80s

Our class is a group of mature United Methodists who are continuing our faith journeys through study and fellowship, and through supporting the many ministries of Christ United. Our focus varies among different topics, religious studies, and scripture. Because we also strive to build a sense of community, we participate in social events outside our normal Sunday morning activities. We care for one another in times of joy and sorrow.


LEGACY

N253 | Families with Young to High School-Aged Children | 30s – 50s

Open to visitors and those who want to build a new community of encouragement, learning, and friendship amongst other parents of young to high school-aged children. Don’t worry that your schedule might seem too busy – come when you can, get on the list, and participate in socials and other missions for families.


NEXT STEPS

Next Steps N157| Families with Middle School to High School Aged Children |  45 - 60 years old

Join us as we navigate the Next Steps in our lives and Christian faith. Our close group celebrates and supports each other as we transition to empty nesters and deepen our connection to Christ. Each Sunday we review biblical studies and discuss how they apply to our lives. We also meet routinely for social activities and participate in numerous service and mission projects throughout the year. Our goal is to strengthen ourselves and others with a spirit of community as we continue our spiritual journey.


OPEN DOOR

N258 | 50s – 70s+

We have various theological interests and share the teaching between class members and the occasional outside teacher. We love to socialize and are looking forward to more opportunities to do so. We are also supportive of most of the church’s missional activities. We welcome anyone who is “shopping” for a new class.


OPEN HEARTS, INQUIRING MINDS

N256 | Families with Young to Middle School-aged Children | 30s – 40s

Be curious, not judgmental.

A light-hearted and fun group of parents who are strengthening their faith together on Sunday mornings or building friendships through social gatherings.

The class is self-led, where discussion is welcomed and encouraged. Our members have varied denominational backgrounds and diverse opinions that spur class discussion. We are an honest and open group, sharing the wealth of our combined experiences to make our faith journey a little easier. We welcome guests and love to see new faces. Come as you are!


PACE (PRACTICING ACTIVE CHRISTIAN EDUCATION)

N255C/D | 60++

People Who Passionately Believe in and Practice Christian Education

PACE Class lessons cover various biblically-based topics presented by class members in an interactive discussion format.  Members may attend in person or via Zoom.  PACE has a strong mission program offering multiple hands-on opportunities and invites members to recommend grants for missions they support.  Social activities include “small dinner groups,” men’s breakfasts, ladies’ gatherings, and entire class functions multiple times during the year.

To learn more about us, visit our website.


PASSAGES

N156A | 60s – 70s

Passages class lessons focus on spiritual formation and growth through Bible and theological studies and examine current issues and how they relate to our faith. We are self-led and encourage class participation and discussion.  Our class is relaxed and friendly, and we strive to support classmates and others going through real-life challenges. Our mission work and social events allow us to get to know one another better as we serve God and our church. Passages is open to all who want to build a community of encouragement, learning, and friendship.


SISTERS

N155 | Women | 65+

Women of all ages and stages of life, single or married, are invited to join Sisters for open discussion of topics relating to faith, world religions, and community. Our class structure is much like a book club: we select books from well-known Christian authors, generally nonfiction, which we can use as a basis for discussion and reflection.


SURVIVING CHAOS

N263 | Parents of Newborns to Kindergarten

Are you a parent of newborns through kindergarten? Join our new Adult Sunday Morning Class to find community, inspiration, and faith among families going through the same stage of life as you are! Join them this Sunday in RM N263 or email Kristin Steed with questions.

VERITAS

N157 |  All Ages and Stages of Life

This welcoming co-ed group seeks to understand the teachings of the Bible and encourages open discussion to deepen each person’s faith and maturity in Christian beliefs. Persons of all ages are welcome to visit or join; please note that we do break for the summer.