Adult Sunday School Classes
For more information on getting plugged-in to a Sunday School Class contact Dr. Shera Atkinson, Minister of Spiritual Formation and Congregational Care.
(806) 763-4607 ext. 240
Ambassadors - Room 205, Ages 50 & Older -- Est. 2010
A welcoming group of couples and singles that find spiritual growth through study, discussion and relationship. This class is self-taught and rotates teachers and studies both Scriptural passages and books. The class holds occasional socials or dinners and often goes to lunch after worship.
AMICUS - ROOM 106 CLC, AGES 45 AND UP
This class consists of singles and couples and emphasizes the development of friendship. Class topics provide a dynamic evaluation and perspective of the responsibilities and opportunities of the many roles of middle-aged adults: vocation, family and community.
CORNERSTONE - ROOM 23, AGES 50 AND UP
Adult class ranging in age from about 55 to 80. Couples and singles are welcome. The class picks its own diverse topics including the Bible, Scripture interpretation,, social issues, world religions and personal growth. The class encourages lively discussion and differences of opinions. There is a monthly dinner out and several socials during the years.
Crosstrainers - Room 3 -- Est. 2015
Newest young couples’ class formed for those young couples looking for a place to connect with other couples and young parents that have a desire to grow together as we seek to live out Biblical values.
DELIGHTING IN GOD’S GRACE (DIGG) - ROOM 4, YOUNG MARRIED COUPLES -- EST. 2015
The D.I.G.G. (Delighting in God’s Grace) class is a new growing class of couples, 30ish—50ish with young school-aged kids. This class is growing together in their faith through fellowship and Bible study.
FELLOWSHIP BIBLE CLASS - ROOM 24, ALL AGES -- EST. 1977
Fellowship Bible Class is based on Bible Study. The class is open to singles and couples of all ages and is taught by John Dudley. The class chooses studies that are based on sections of the Bible that members are interested in studying and which last over a 2-3 month period.
FIRST LIGHT - 8:30 AM 107 CLC, All Ages -- EST. 2012
This class was started to meet the needs of those who choose to attend the 9:30 am Contemporary Worship Service and who also want to participate in a SS class. ALL ages are welcome to join at any time! Short term Bible studies designed to strengthen our daily walk with Christ are selected. Lively discussions are encouraged and enjoyed .
GENERATIONS - CHURCH PARLOR, ALL AGES -- EST. 1997
As its name would suggest, the Generations Class is cross-generational. The class includes both couples and singles and is taught by a group of class members who rotate the teaching responsibilities each week. Focus is on bible study, as well as books authored by some of today’s leading Christian writers, including Adam Hamilton and Mark Batterson. The class is also heavily involved in outreach activities, including the Bayless Elementary projects and Lubbock State Supported Living Center. The class also enjoys regular social activities.
GENESIS - ROOM 2, AGES 30-55 -- EST. 1993
Membership includes both singles and married couples. Class time consists of a gathering time, announcements, sharing of praises and concerns, opening prayer, Bible lesson and closing prayer. Bible study is presented through a team-teaching approach. There are regular fellowship opportunities and whole class functions.
HI ROBINSON - ROOM 15, AGES 60 AND UP -- EST. 1954
Begun in 1954 by Dr. and Mrs. H.I. Robinson as a young couples’ class, it has evolved through the years. Members now have grown children and many grandchildren. An active class of couples and singles is taught by a rotation of teachers using the Adult Bible Study Series and special topics. Socials throughout the year are well attended. All age groups are welcome.
HOMEBUILDERS - ROOM 7, AGES 60-70 -- EST. 1947
Guests and permanent teachers lead the Adult Bible Series and other topics of choice in this class of adults with grown children. The class has a couple of socials annually.
LEAP OF FAITH - ROOM 107 CLC, AGES 30 AND UP -- EST. 2009
A couples’ class with young children devoted to the study of scripture and strengthening the relationship with God, spouse, family and friends. This class seeks to live out their faith in all avenues of life. Regular social activities with and without children promote and strengthen relationships.
MCMILLAN - ROOM 10, AGES 55 AND UP -- EST. 1958
The class curriculum emphasizes faith in daily living. Lessons of Bible study, book reviews and current issues are taught by a rotation of teachers. This is a class of discussion and interaction. Social activities provide an atmosphere for the development of friendships and support.
PACESETTERS - ROOM 19, AGES 50 AND UP -- EST. 1982
The Pacesetters Class was formed in 1982, consists of couples and singles over the age of 50. Many members have adult children as well as grandchildren. The class is taught by rotating teachers on a monthly basis. Class study centers on applying faith and Christian principles in daily life. Quarterly socials foster close friendships within the class.
PATHFINDERS - ROOM 18, AGES 50 AND UP
Membership consists of couples and singles, many have adult children. A variety of teachers lead the class in study and discussion of biblical principles. Regular fellowship opportunities include social events such as quarterly Sunday brunches and an annual Christmas party.
QUESTERS - ROOM 16, AGES 60 AND UP -- EST 1959
Quester and seekers—a group of mature senior women, single, married, or widowed , who seek to strengthen their beliefs about God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit through biblical teaching. They seek to support First United Methodist Church in all ways to enhance the friendships of heir members at monthly luncheons or social gatherings.
SEEKERS - ROOM 22, AGES 30 AND UP -- EST. 1982
The Seekers Class welcomes all who are interested in learning about God’s Word. Our membership is diverse in age, marital status and background. A variety of teachers lead this warm group in thought-provoking studies and discussions as member seek to build their relationships and discussions as members seek to build their relationship with God. Bible-based study and warm fellowship guides this growing group of friends.
SEEKERS OF GRACE - ROOM 210, AGES 25-45 -- EST 2000
Seekers of Grace (SOG) is comprised of young married couples in their 20s and 30s most with young children. The class was established in February of 2000. Topics of study range from relationships to various Christian-based book studies, with emphasis on small group discussion and class input. They enjoy various social gatherings including a family picnic, dinner at Cagle’s Steakhouse, potluck suppers and a Christmas party as well as girls/guys nights out. SOG members are encouraged to actively participate in a wide range of missions projects. SOG welcome any couple interested in developing and applying faith and Christian principles in daily life, and is led by a rotation of teachers. Monthly socials, with or without children, foster close friendships in this class.
THROUGH THE BIBLE - ROOM 207, AGES 25-60 -- EST. 2009
Through the Bible seeks to develop an intimate knowledge of the Bible and its relevance to daily life. The class is diverse with both singles and couples and seeks to support and encourage its members as we grow together.
TWO OR MORE - ROOM 206 -- Est. 2015
Two or More caters to people who travel on a regular basis, using Bile studies on the RightNow site provided by FUMC to its member. This online site enables our members to watch the current video study from their iPad or iPhone. The class communicates on a weekly basis via the Internet so that it only meets with two or more member can attend.
Young Professionals - Room 5 -- Est 2015
A group of students, young professionals, and people of any age who seek deeper answers to important questions about life and faith. This class operates like a graduate seminar with participants sharing their research and ideas about topics chosen by the group. Non-believers are welcome.