Adult Sunday School Classes

Aldersgate Class
Lively discussion led by the teachers using the Adult Bible Studies materials or other timely topics. We usually open with news and needs of our members. We welcome new members!
Teachers: Lucy Deason and Lib Powell
Age group: Mid-years and up
Room: 104

Cornerstone Class
Our fellowship of friends is excited about life with Christ. We are a no-pressure group that welcomes anyone who is seeking support in their life with Christ. We enjoy frequent group fellowships which give the opportunity to learn more about each other. Group-chosen class topics range from Parenting with Boundaries to Basics of Christianity. Couples and singles with and without children are all welcome to learn more about how we are seeking a life with Jesus Christ.
Teacher: Josh Posey
Age group: All ages welcome, married or single
Room: 216

Fellowship Class
Teacher-led discussions with diverse study selections from Books of the Bible, contemporary topical subjects and consideration of social issues – this class covers it all. Occasional audio-visual media compliments the discussion. Outside the class we enjoy meals together and travel, culminating with a yearly Christmas party which includes Dirty Santa.
Teacher: George Rable
Age group: 40 + – All ages welcome, married or single
Room: 228

Genecians Class
Genecians use the Adult Bible Studies series from the Methodist Publishing House to generate in-depth discussions each week. This series often alternates between Old Testament and New Testament topics. The class uses intense Bible study to help individuals cope with issues faced today.

The four teachers come from varied backgrounds and professions. They, both male and female, rotate weekly. A guest teacher usually teaches on the fifth Sunday. This rotation method ensures a variety of approaches and a diversity of expression, all centered on the life of Christ and His ministry to the world.

Genecians are a close group. They have at least one social gathering per quarter and often eat Sunday lunch together. There exists a wonderful spirit of camaraderie in this community of individuals and couples.
Age group: Wide age spread—young, middle age and older adults.
Room: 227

Koinonia Class
This lecture style class studies the Adults Bible Studies. Hymns are sung from the Cokesbury Hymnal, birthdays and anniversaries are celebrated, and prayer concerns are listed each week. Each third Sunday the class goes to a restaurant together and there is an occasional class social. Koinonia is a Greek word that was coined for the special fellowship of the early Christians. This class has the same warm fellowship and welcomes all with warmth and friendliness.
Teacher: Rotates Weekly
Age group: 50’s through 80’s
Room: 101

New Friendship Class
This class is all about a spirited discussion on widely varied topics by volunteer teachers. They have several class members who love to play Devil’s Advocate. This is a group that loves to help with projects. Outside activities include regular evening socials, girls-night-out, annual Christmas Party (of course, Dirty Santa), participation in mission events and other fun programs.
Age group: 30’s to 50’s, single and married couples – all are welcome.
Room: 213

Riley Lumpkin Adult Bible Study Class
This class selects varying Bible books and studies one or two chapters every week with active member participation in the discussion. Semi-annual class party scheduled during the year; lunch together every other month except during the summer months.
Age group: Young adult to the elderly – all are welcome!
Room: 225

Open discussions led by volunteer members of the class using a wide variety of materials with primary focus on social contemporary issues. This group uses a variety of books chosen for their topic and content. After class each Sunday, the class shares lunch at local restaurants. Members meet regularly for pot-luck suppers and outings. We welcome new members.
Age group: Adult, young at heart.
Room: 215

Young Adult Sunday School Class
The Young Adult Class is currently comprised of couples and individuals who are post-college and pre-kids, but all are welcome. On Sunday mornings we enjoy each other’s company, good coffee and a few baked goods while studying Scripture, books chosen by the class or world religions. Our current study focuses on what we believe as United Methodists. For more information, please contact class facilitator, Linda Holland at or (205) 601-4948.
Age Group: Young Adults, mid to late 20’s
Room: 212