We offer many classes for Bible Study on Sunday mornings from 9:45 - 10:40. We hope you will join us as we study God's word. We have a wonderful group of dedicated teachers to lead us. Below is a listing of the classes offered:
Nursery- located across from the Sanctuary
Preschool Class for 1's and 2's - located across from the Sanctuary. Marka Burns and Erica Roberts are our paid nursery and toddler teachers.
Preschool Class for 3's and 4's- located across from the Sanctuary. Timmy Campbell and Cindy McCann, teachers.
Grades K-2 - located on the third floor of the Moffatt building and easily accessed from the front elevator near the sanctuary. Teachers: Karen Rhorer & Gary Forman.
Grades 3 - 5- otherwise known as The Marshmallow Heads! Located on third floor of the Moffatt building. Teachers: Karen Sigler, Jeff Fogg, Lara Mason & Peggy Williams.
Middle School (grades 6-8)
High School (grades 9 - 12)
Mustard Seeds: Located in the mustard yellow classroom behind the sanctuary. General age range: 30-50+ year olds, single and married. Teacher: Dan Hughes
This class typically focuses on two of the four lectionary texts for the week (Old Testament/New Testament/Psalm/Epistle). The goal of the class is to not only enhance class members' understanding of the Scripture, but also to encourage and support one another when faced with life's many challenges.
The Nest: Located in the fellowship hall. General age range: couples and single parents with young children and teens. Teachers: Clay and Jane Mason.
We use a variety of curriculum and study Christian core values, actions, traits, attitudes, as well as character studies of significant people in the Bible. This Fall, we are studying characters from the Old Testament.
Cellar Dwellers: Located in the basement conference room by the back entrance near Fellowship Hall. Teacher: Rich Crowe
This class is made up of a diverse membership. Ages run from poised, mature 20 somethings to young and vibrant 70 somethings and all decades in between. Some are married couples, some unmarried, some divorced, some divorced and remarried, some single, etc. Most are parents of older children.
This Fall, we are studying "Walking in the Good Way" by Ethics Daily by engaging Biblical texts on the topic of discipleship and ethics. Whatever we study is done in community with weekly smiles and laughter for all in attendance.
Pollyanna Class: Located on the second floor of the Moffatt education building and left off of the elevator. General age range: women who range in age from 50-80+. Teachers: Carolyn McElroy, Adell Kemper & Rosie Smith.
Much of our study is taken from the Smyth and Helwys Formations curriculum. Everyone has the opportunity to discuss and have input for each lesson. We strive to understand God's word and demonstrate His love and grace through our actions. In addition, the class places an emphasis on support for each other through struggling and difficult times. We also reach out to those in need in our church and our community.
Discovery Class: Meets in the sanctuary at 10:00 a.m. The sanctuary is handicapped accessible. General age range: This class is open to all adults regardless of age or marital status. Teacher: Doug McKinley
We use the Smyth and Helwys Formations literature. Our purpose is to pray for one another, read the scripture aloud and apply God's Word to our everyday lives.
Pairs and Spares: Located by the balcony door in the second floor of the Moffatt building. General age range: 55+ men and women. This class is comprised of married and single folks. Teachers: Don Hines, Greg Gaby.
We use the Smyth and Helwys Formations curriculum as a basis for our discussion. Beginning in January 2017 we will start a study on the book of Acts from Ethics Daily curriculum.
Sojourners Class: located in the classroom across from Fellowship Hall. The Sojourners Class is a mixed-age adult Sunday School class. Different members of the class serve as teachers with each one brining a unique approach to Bible study. Teachers: Elaine Greer, Janie Forman, Joel Jones, Melinda Simpson.
The class generally follows the lectionary using course materials presented in the Nurturing Faith Journal.
Golden Circle Class: This class consists of all women. It is located near the balcony entrance on the 2nd floor of the Moffatt education building. Women of all ages are welcome. Teacher: Anne Wesley Mayes.
Study includes teachings from Scripture with life application. Smyth and Helwys Formations curriculum and Reflections devotional guide are our primary resource. We enjoy fellowship and friendship as well as prayerful support of one another.
Keystone Class: It is located in the classroom inside the fellowship hall near the back entrance of the church.The Keystone class is comprised of senior adult men age 60 and above. Teachers: Ralph Divine & Scotty Campbell.
Study includes readings from Scripture and discussion of materials provided in Smyth and Helwys Formations curriculum.
For more information on the curriculum used at First Baptist Church, see the following: