Sunday School Classes
Sunday school is an important facet of the Church’s life. In the smaller groups, friendships are formed and relationships are built. As busy as we all are, when we commit an hour per week for worship and another hour for study on Sunday, it can make such a difference in the rest of our week! But just like everything else we do, it takes a first step! Remember the old saying, “Try it, you’ll like it!”? It really applies to Sunday school.
Faithful Disciples – Meets in Asbury 1 at 8:30
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Current Study: “Galatians: Why God Accepts Us” by Jack Kuhatschek
Come fellowship with the newly formed Adult Sunday School class, Faithful Disciples. We will study the Bible in an informal, friendly setting. The class will be taught by class members on a volunteer basis. All age groups are welcome.
Betwixt and Between – Meets in Hope 1 at 9:30
Proverbs 18:15 – The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out. (NIV)
Current Study: “The Book of Jeremiah” taught by Ron Hilton
Who are we? We are a family dedicated to the study of the Word. Our family includes people from all walks of life, at various stages of their Spiritual walk, and even though our average age is high, our class discussions are very lively and open. We invite you visit our Spiritual Family—that we may meet you and welcome you as a guest to our class. We are open to all seeking to expand their knowledge of God’s Word and to share their knowledge with us. We are located in Hope #1 and would love for you to visit our family this Sunday!
Covenant – Meets in FLC 102 at 9:30
Current Study: “The 4:8 Principle: The Secret to a Joy-Filled Life” by Tommy Newberry, led by Ann Ault and Clay Deaton
We are a vibrant Sunday school class, made up of adults, some with kids, some without, some married, some singles, and others married but coming solo to class. Through serendipity we have made strong friendly bonds among ourselves, being there for each other through illnesses and tragedies, births and celebrations. Classroom studies consist of a blend of everyday contemporary issues as well as Biblical studies, or discussions which link to our minister’s sermons.
Crosstrainers – Meets in FLC 211 at 9:30
“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us…” Hebrews 12:1
Current Study: from “The 5 Love Languages of Children” by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell, led by Mary and Paul Landis
We are a diverse group of families that desire to grow closer to God and each other through focused study, spirit-filled prayer, and fellowship. Class leader is Jeff Snedeker.
Foundations – Meets in FLC 203 at 9:30
Current Study: “Facing the Giants“ by Max Lucado, taught by Terry Kelley
For adults – married or unmarried, with our without children; contemporary and traditional topics. Class leader is Carmen Kelly.
Genesis – Meets in Hope 2 at 9:30
“In the beginning, God created…” -Gen.1:1.
Current Study: “The Beatitudes” led by various class members
Our class has been meeting at BCUMC since 1983. It is a mixture of married couples and singles – from college students to grandparents, mostly with grown or nearly grown children. Our studies are a mixture of Bible studies, social issues, theology, church history and current BCUMC issues and are usually led by class members. We participate in church-wide studies when they are available. We have a weekly social time starting at 9:15am, before our class begins. In the way of Missions, we regularly support the Johnson family, our Wycliffe Bible Translators based in Dallas; the ‘Nets Program, providing mosquito netting for those in Africa; and most recently, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, an organization that facilitates Meals-On-Wheels, refugee settlement, disaster preparedness, etc. We also make, decorate and send Christmas to children every year through Samaritan’s Purse, as well as participate in Saturday in Service and Medical Bridges. We have fun making the famous Mickey Mouse pancakes when it is our turn to cook the church-wide breakfast, which we do several times each year. We try to squeeze in off-campus social times with gatherings at various members’ homes, Men’s Night Out and Women’s Night Out, throughout the year. For information contact our leader Nancy Vickers.
New Hope – Meets in FLC 204 at 9:30
Current Study: “The Way, Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus“ by Adam Hamilton
Our class is made up of married couples and singles, forty-something to seventy-something (and all ages in between), but all young at heart and willing to learn about Christ and the church. The Sunday lessons are currently being led by Kathy Hammer, but there is much discussion within the group. We have an annual Christmas party hosted by New Hope members. We invite you to join us as we study, fellowship, and grow in Christian faith.
Seekers – Meets in FLC 212/213 at 9:30
Current Study: “Upper Room 2013 Lenten Study” taught by Christine Kalmbach
We have a “Feed & Teach” format – our class is taught on a volunteer basis by members of the class. We welcome couples and singles of all ages. Our lessons are discussion-based Biblical studies. Class leaders are Steve and Christine Kalmbach.
Serenity – Meets in Coke 1 at 9:30
“My Grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” -2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV)
Current Study: “Jesus Is…” by Judah Smith
Who are we? Our class consists of real people finding real solutions to real problems through Jesus Christ. We offer Christian spiritual growth, utilizing the classic 12-steps, applying biblical principles, studying modern Christian literature with interactive group discussion. Class contact is Nan Richerson.
United Disciples – Meets in Asbury 2 at 9:30
Current Study: TBA taught by Jim Peyton
Under Construction – Meets in FH Library at 11:00
Current Study: “BASIC: What is the Church” by Francis Chan, a seven-part series of short films.
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