2017 Adult Classes

The following classes are open to everyone. Even though these groups are “ongoing,” they are always looking for new members!

Chapel Bible Study Group

Location: Sanctuary
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

The Chapel Bible Study Group

is meeting in the choir room through September 3, after which another room will be announced until the chapel is renovated. The overall theme for September is Signs of God’s Covenants. The weekly topics are:

  • September 3 – The Rainbow
  • September 10 – Circumcision
  • September 17 – Sabbath Observance
  • September 24 – The Spirit-Filled Heart

Scriptures will be taken mostly from Genesis with some from Ezekiel. Teachers will be Al Cott, Calvin Wenger, and Ed Moran.

The Vine

Location: Room 200
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

The class will be delving into the sermon topic and Scripture texts from Sunday’s messages. Please contact Katrina Bridgeman, Jamie Nace, or Michael Howes with any questions.

Thoughtful Life Class

Location: Rooms 162–163
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

  • September 3 – Video and discussion of the sermon Can I get a Witness? preached at the 2017 Annual Conference in Grand Rapids by Michaela Alphonse, on the theme, Risk Hope: Witness to God’s Work in the World.

    SEPTEMBER 10, 17 & 24 – JOHN SNADER PRESENTS A 3-WEEK SERIES ON THE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS.

  • September 10 – The social/theological/cultural framework of 18th Century European Christianity represented in the American colonies.

  • September 17– How the “Enlightenment” ideas of Locke, Hume and skepticism shaped the political attitudes of the Founding Fathers. Their concept of a well-ordered society and church-state relations.

  • September 24– How these ideas played out in Philadelphia as the Founding Fathers debated and signed the fundamental documents of the nation: the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Their attitudes towards the U.S. as a “Christian” nation.

Maranatha (Bilingual)

Location: Room 201
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

The Maranatha Ministry offers an adult Sunday School class in Spanish and English, taught by Arelis Sable in Room 202. Further details are available from her.