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.
Guests are Welcomed!
Betwixt and Between – Meets in Hope 1 at 9:30am
Proverbs 18:15 – The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out. (NIV)
Current Study: Chronological Bible – Journey through the Bible, taught by Ron Hilton
Walk through the Bible
The Betwixt and Between Adult Sunday School Class invites you to join us for the start of our new exciting study. We will begin a journey through the Bible in chronological order and supplemented with archeological and historical findings that support the Scripture. Class is primarily lecture with lots of questions and answers. We are really looking forward to beginning this journey and would love for you to join us. Ron Hilton will continue as teacher.
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 9:30am
Current Study: Unusual Gospel for Unusual People, led by Janet TerLouw/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 9:30am
“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: Combining class with Seekers Sunday school (until the fall)
Find Crosstrainers on Facebook under “Bear Creek UMC CrossTrainers.”
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.
Faithful Disciples – Meets in Asbury 1 at 9:30am
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*Current Study: A Disciple’s Heart by James A. Harnish
Come fellowship with 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.
Foundations – Meets in FLC 101 at 9:30am
Current Study: Matthew, taught by Terry Kelley
For adults – married or unmarried, with or without children; contemporary and traditional topics. Class leader is Carmen Kelly.
Genesis – Meets in Hope 2 at 9:30am
“In the beginning, God created…” -Gen.1:1.
Current Study: Revival: Faith as Welsey Lived It by Adam Hamilton
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 9:30am
Current Study: Jesus’ Parables about Making Choices by James W. Moore, facilitated by class members
We are an eclectic group made up of married couples and singles with no specific ages, but we are 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 9:30am
Current Study: Fearless by Max Lucado
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 9:30am
“My Grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” -2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV)
Current Study: Prayer by Philip Yancy
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.
United Disciples – Meets in Asbury 2 at 9:30am
Current Study: Hymns From the Heart, taught by Leslie Nollsch
Upcoming Study: Heaven by Randall Alcorn, taught by Laura Krustchinsky (August 9 – 16)
Under Construction – Meets in FH Library at 11:00am
Current Study: NOOMA by Rob Bell
Young Adults – Meets in FLC 212-213 at 11:00am
A new class for men and women 18 to 25 years of age.
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