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 different options we offer below and find a place to get involved!
WAYS TO STAY CONNECTED AS A GROUP DURING COVID-19:
- Facebook Groups – make a Group Page for your group easily on Facebook! These are free and allow you stay connected to any size of group by inviting those in your class or small group. They can be private, so you don’t have to worry about those who aren’t from your group sharing personal conversations or posts.
- WhatsApp – this is a free and easy group texting tool that allows people with any type of smart phone to stay connected through speedy chats or wifi based calling.
- Zoom Video Conferencing – this is a free online resource that allows a group leader to invite a large group via phone number or email to a video conference for up to 40 mins! This application is much like Skype, but does not require a login from participants. This would be perfect for a Bible study or Sunday morning class.
- Subscribe to our Daily Update Email with Chris Dowd, our weekday Faith in :50 mailing list, and our daily Lenten Devotionals.
- Stay connected through prayer and submit your prayer request here. We will remain in prayer for you as a staff and community.
- Reach out directly, even if it’s after hours, call our Care Line for urgent care needs: (972) 596-4303 + option 8.
If you aren’t connected to a group, get connected! Email Raegan Gilliland and she will help you find a group that is right for you.
8:45 AM CLASSES
N158 | Class Family of Older Adults, both Singles and Couples
This is an active “empty nesters” 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 weekend retreat each year.
N154 | Thinking, Caring and Sharing Life, 60+
This is a warm, caring, and inviting class that studies, reflects and discusses how the Bible relates to our daily living. We use a variety of 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.
9:45 AM CLASSES
COME AS YOU ARE
Bride’s Room (Behind the Sanctuary) | All Ages and Stages of Life, Singles and Couples
This class takes a new, dynamic and open-minded look at Adult Sunday School. They focus on asking unique spiritual questions, exploring doubts and sharing personal theologies and faith based traditions. Young souls, old souls, all souls are welcome to be different here together. Topics are generally selected on a weekly basis and discussed as a group.
N257 | Enriching Faith Through Small Group Bible Study and Discussion
Class members volunteer to facilitate various Bible-based, short-term study topics in an active group discussion format. These short-term study topics can span several weeks, but each lesson is usually self-contained and stands on its own. This allows the individual to easily get involved in the material. Our goal is to gain a better understanding of the teachings of the Bible so we may be guided in our individual lives every day.
The diversity of our members enhances our small group discussions. We are able to dive into topics deeply and provide a comfortable setting in which all voices can be heard. We are committed to mission-oriented activities outside of class and to being a church family.
N155 | Women of All Ages Invited, Primarily 60s-70s
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.
M255B | For All Maturing in Spirit
Upper Room is all about growing in our spiritual journeys. We read books, either specifically Christian or with a spiritual bent, or study books of the Bible. We find it intriguing to read our assigned portion of our chosen book, then discuss together the content in a way that draws out various perspectives from each member, helping each of us to see ourselves more clearly and grow into God’s image more closely.
N262 | Couples or singles with Young to Middle School Middle School-aged Children
Open to visitors and those who want to build a new community of encouragement, learning, and friendship amongst other young parents. 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.
N157 | Couples and Singles in Various Life Stages
The Cornerstone class offers an open, supportive environment for couples and growing families as we face family challenges in today’s world. The Church provides an important foundation for helping to cope with those challenges. Our Cornerstone class is here to further facilitate the church mission at a family level. In so doing, we hope to help each other grow – making a positive impact for our families, our church and our broader community.
Programming follows a weekly scheduled discussion that is planned in advance. We also share leadership and facilitating duties with class members who are willing to help. We make time for missions, such as Family Promise and other church missions, as well as social activities often outside of the Sunday morning class time. Once a month, we plan to have lunch as a class, including families.
N256 | Couples or singles with Young to Middle School Middle School-aged Children
A light-hearted and fun group of parents that are strengthening their faith together on Sunday mornings or building their 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 just a little easier. We welcome guests and love to see new faces. Come as you are!
N263 | Couples and Singles with Primarily High School- and College-Aged Children
Each Sunday, we dig into the Bible and explore how it relates to current events. Classes are led by different people in the group and are typically structured around DVD or book-based studies. We plan regular social and missional activities to strengthen our family bonds, and we are passionate about supporting youth and adult ministries. Join us as we grow our families closer to God.
N259 | Lively Laughter and Learning with Love…and Lunch
We are a group of experienced adults, most with young adult children, that creates dynamic discussion on diverse topics. Spiritually focused and unafraid of questions, this is a highly participatory group that enjoys each other’s company and insights. Come join us, wherever you are in your faith journey, and then join us for lunch!
ALL THINGS CONSIDERED
N255A | All Ages and Stages of Life, Couples and Singles
You can learn more about us by watching our class video!
This is a class that 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 relevant curriculum and bring a broad diversity of perspectives. Programming tends to study topics over a few weeks at a time instead of weekly changes. We also enjoy lots of fun social events together each year and would gladly welcome anyone to our circle of fellowship.
N158 | Seniors Active in Ministry and Social Events
Disciples is an active group of seniors who generously give their time and talents to Christ United’s ministries, and who are dynamically involved om the Senior Adults 60+ activities. Each Sunday, we participate in lively discussions led by teacher and facilitator Ernest Horany. Class is primarily taught in a lecture-style format using a variety of curriculum and books. All are welcome!
N260 | Senior Women Active in Missions
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, as well as motivational books and guest speakers. A variety of mission projects provide opportunity for spiritual growth. Socially, we meet for dinners, movies, plays, museums and other adventures. We welcome all women 50+ to visit and join us in any of our activities.
N154 | Singles and Couples, 60+
This class features a self-led “forum for discussion” on Christian living topics, book studies, outstanding local speakers and Bible study. We are active in the church’s ministries and missions and frequently offer support through our presence and donations. Our topics tend to come from published curriculum, including publication- and DVD-based studies.
KOINONIA: the Christian fellowship of believers
N261 | Early Seniors, both singles and couples
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 of our normal Sunday morning activities.
Room N258 | Primarily 50s to 70s, both Singles and Couples, All Ages Welcome
Each wee we gather early for class brunch which we share during the planned lessons. We love to delve into the Bible, research topics in-depth, and develop our own lessons. We rotate through class members who like to teach, as well as guest speakers, so every week is something new! And, we always make room for honest discussion, being respectful of differing opinions. We’re involved in various mission projects in the church and community, and we meet regularly for class socials. Our door, hearts and minds are open to all who want to learn and grow in the Spirit. Please join us!
PACE (Practicing Active Christian Education)
N255 A/D | People Who Passionately Believe in and Practice Christian Education
The mission of the PACE class is to provide adult Christian education to its members in an atmosphere which fosters individual and collective spiritual growth. We promote Christian living through fellowship, Bible study, and support of Christ United ministries and missions. PACE members currently include a mix of couples and singles in the later stages of their work life, a second career, or in retirement. Our class is open to all visitors, and we encourage active participation while providing opportunities for developing lasting friendships, witnessing, mission work, and service to others, our church, and our community.
To learn more about us, visit our website.
Room N156A | Middle aged to early seniors, couples and singles
Our lessons include Bible and theological studies, along with examining current issues and how they relate to our faith. We frequently utilize book/DVD studies by authors such as Adam Hamilton and Max Lucado and others. We are mostly self-led and emphasize class discussion, but also have outside speakers. Mission work and social events allow us to get to know each other better as we serve God. We openly share our joys and concerns with our class family. Guests are always welcome.
N253 | Middle aged singles
We seek to provide a Christ-centered spiritual home for single adults as we travel together on the journey of faith through the joys and trials of human experience. We do this through study, worship, service and fellowship – sharing our experience, faith and support with each other. Visit us to learn more!
11:00 AM CLASSES
N157 | Welcome Group for All Ages and Stages of Life, Singles and Couples
This is a welcoming co-ed group that 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.