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!
8:45 AM CLASSES
Room N158 | Older Adults
Currently Studying: Nov. 10 &17, Biblical Prophets; Nov. 24, Preparing for Advent
Class Setup: Up to 55 people attend lecture style with sound system to help the hearing impaired.
This is an active “empty nesters” class that is very involved in the ministries of the church and in our community. Studies include the Bible, Christian living topics, current events and guest speakers. This lecture style class welcomes questions, answers and discussion. This class remains active in church missions, plans social events (including travel) and participates in weekend retreats twice a year. It is comprised of both couples and singles.
Room N157 | Older Adults
Class Setup: Circle with about 25 people weekly
Currently Studying (through Nov. 24): Objects of Worship
This is a warm, caring, inviting, small class that studies, reflects and discusses how the Bible relates to our daily living. This class uses the Adult Bible Study curriculum throughout the year, with breaks for special seasons and summer. Guests and new members are always welcome.
9:45 AM CLASSES
COME AS YOU ARE
Bride’s Room (Behind the Sanctuary) | All Ages and Stages of Life, Singles and Couples
Class Setup: Circle style with about 15 people weekly
Currently Studying (through Nov. 24): Social Principles of the United Methodist Church
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.
Room N257 | All Ages and Stages of Life, Singles and Couples
Class Setup: Circle Style with about 20 people weekly
Class members volunteer to facilitate various Bible-based, short-term study topics in an active group discussion format. These topics normally range for two to four weeks, so it’s easy to become 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 everyday.
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.
Room N155 | Women of all ages are invited
Class Setup: Group of about ten people meets around conference table
Currently Studying: Creed: What Christians Believe and Why
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 programming is much like that of a book club; we select books from well known Christian authors (generally nonfiction) which we can use as a basis for discussion and reflection.
Room M100 | All Ages and Stages of Life, Singles and Couples
Class Setup: Group of 15 people meet in a circle style room setup
Currently Studying: Gospel of Mark
Did you know that God really, really, really wants you to be happy? Come learn with us as we discover how to let go of things that stand in the way of what God wants for us… over the top joy! We select our books from current authors who include Christian themes in their stories and experiences. Our book studies include bible themes that help us understand and study the Bible, applying our findings to all aspects of our lives.
Room N262 | This class is intended as a gathering and discussion group of parents with young children (not yet youth age).
Class Setup: Semi-circle for discussion
Currently Studying (through Nov. 17): Gratitude
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.
Room N157 | Couples and Singles in Various Life Stages
Class Setup: Circle style with about 20 people weekly
Currently Studying (through Nov. 17): Path Between Us by Suzanne Stabile
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.
Room N256 | Couples or singles with Young Children to Middle School
Class Setup: Circle format with about 20 people weekly
Currently Studying: Weekly Topics
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!
Room N263 | Couples and singles with primarily middle school and high school aged children
Class Setup: Circle format with about 20 people weekly
Currently Studying: How Not to Be Your Own Worst Enemy by Andy Stanley
This adult class focuses on Bible study and how the Bible relates to current events. We plan regular social and mission events to strengthen family bonds. We are a self led class, generally programmed around DVD or book based studies. Many members are also members of Men’s Chorus and we enjoy supporting them in worship when the group sings. Join us as we grow our families closer to God.
Room N259 | Middle adulthood, many with children in the youth program and college
Class Setup: Circle Format with about 15 weekly
Currently Studying: Nov. 17, The Theology of Pooh; Nov. 24, Angel Tree
This self-led class explores and strengthens its foundation of faith through the lessons of Christ as they apply to roles of parents, spouses, friends and neighbors. As a result, we tend to program around weekly topics for discussion on how these topics apply to our lives. We appreciate and value multiple points of view in Christ-centered discussions. Members have varied religious backgrounds and are mission and fellowship-oriented.
We are also active in missions of the church, providing donations and time to missions as the church presents them. To find our room, follow the sound of laughter!
ALL THINGS CONSIDERED
Room N255A | All Ages and Stages of Life, Couples and Singles
Class Setup: Circle Style with about 25 people weekly
Currently Studying: Nov. 17, CUMC Missions
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.
Room N158 | Mostly seniors, but all adults welcome
Class Setup: About 30 people weekly with a semi-circle lecture style with sound system to facilitate those hard of hearing.
Join this group of seniors in a lively discussion led by outstanding teacher Ernest Horany. Class is taught mostly lecture style from pre-printed curriculum and books selected by several class members. Members generously give their time and talents to Christ United’s ministries and you will find them active in the Senior Adults 60+ activities.
Room N260 | Older single women
Class Setup: U Shape Tables and chairs with about 20 women weekly
Currently Studying (through Nov. 17): Elijah: Spiritual Stamina in Every Season by Melissa Spoelstra
We enjoy Bible study by reading, reacting and implementing that which we have learned and discussed and how it relates to our lives. Our programming is generally led from pre-printed books and DVD; we enjoy everything from Adam Hamilton studies to James Moore. Our class will often invite guest speakers to share their experiences and teaching with us.
We meet for dinners, movies, plays and other adventures including day travel and museums. As Christians, we take care of our members, church family and community. We sit together in the 11 am Traditional Worship service, although some also attend Table of Grace. The class is actively involved in the church’s Senior Adults 60+ activities.
Room N154 | Older adults, mostly empty nesters
Class Setup: Lecture Style with about 25 people weekly
Currently Studying: Nov. 17, Scripture with Jim; Nov. 24, All I Want for Christmas
This class features a “forum for discussion” on Christian living topics, book studies, outstanding local speakers and Bible study. We are active in church ministries and missions and often support through our presence and donations. Our programming tends to utilize published curriculum, including publications and DVD based studies.
Room N261 | Early Seniors, singles and couples
Class Setup: Circle format with about 20 people weekly
Currently Studying: Called by Susan Robb
Koinonia is an eclectic mix of mature United Methodists who enjoy fellowship, while deepening our insight into the history of United Methodism and our church, our mission in the world and our community. We also put that insight into action by supporting the many programs of Christ United Methodist Church.
Programming varies from weekly topics to book or DVD based curriculum, lasting up to six weeks at a time. We are an active group which offers many social options to join together in friendship outside the normal Sunday morning activities.
Room N258 | Middle aged people to Early Seniors
Class Setup: Semi-circle with lectern in front with about 30 people weekly
Currently Studying: Nov. 17 & 24, Prophesies in the Old Testament
Our Door is Open to couples and singles in all stages of life. Our members range from 40 to 70, many with grown children. We are an active, self-led Bible study group offering plenty of opportunity for honest, open and respectful discussion on a wide range of issues important to Christians. Each week, we gather early for class brunch and snacks, which we share on table trays as we experience the planned lessons. We are involved in various mission projects in the church and community. Our class meets socially twice a month for Sunday lunch/brunch and once a month for evening socials. Please join us!
Room N255D/B | Married and singles with grown children
Class Setup: Lecture Style with about 45 people weekly
Currently Studying: Nov. 17, Joel Olsteen: Prosperity Gospel; Nov. 24, The Art of Thanksgiving
Friendly class that is vitally involved in church and class mission projects and ministries with the goal of making a difference. Classes include Christian living topics, book studies and real-life subjects lead by educators, experts and class members who encourage open discussion.
The class has frequent social gatherings that are well-attended. We manage the class through focus committees, which allow for more input and provide a small group setting for new ideas. PACE openly welcomes new members, and we quickly bring new members and guests into the fold of the class, participating in as many aspects of the class as desired. To learn more about us, visit our website.
Room N156A | Middle aged to early seniors, couples and singles
Class Setup: Circle Format with about 10 people weekly
Currently Studying: Nov. 10 & 17, God Give Me Patience; Nov. 24, Preparing for Christmas
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.
Room N253 | Middle aged singles
Class Setup: Circle Format with about 20 people weekly
Currently Studying: If You Want to Walk on Water by John Ortberg
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
Room N157 | All Ages and Stages of Life, Singles and Couples
Class Setup: Tables and chairs
Currently Studying: The Life and Theology of Paul
This is a co-ed class of experienced students who study various themes of the Bible each semester. Persons of all ages are welcome to visit or join! We will be starting a study on The Life and Theology of Paul on the 29th.