2020 Adult Classes

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

The Sunday Morning Bible Study Group

Location: Room 170
Time: 9:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m.

The theme for this quarter: Justice and the Prophets. Lesson commentaries by George Bowers, Pastor of Antioch Church of the Brethren, Woodstock, Virginia

  • March 1 Called to Accountability Amos 5 Ed Moran
  • March 8 A Prayer for Justice Habakkuk 1 Al Cott
  • March 15 Consequences for Injustice Habakkuk 2 Calvin Wenger
  • March 29 Leading Justly Malachi 2 — 3 Ed Moran

Thoughtful Life Class

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

  • March 1 - Samaritan Counseling Center: Gerald Ressler, Executive Director, will speak about the counseling center’s mission to foster hope and healing through professional counseling, consultation, and Education, while respecting and integrating personal and spiritual values.
  • March 8 - COBYS Family Services: Mark Cunningham, Executive Director, will share information on the history of COBYS, its ministries, societal issues that make its work necessary, and current challenges facing COBYS.
  • March 15 - Habitat for Humanity: Kent Rice, Habitat ReStore Donations Manager and Hempfield COB member, guest speaker. Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. To help raise funds for building projects, Habitat operates a ReStore at 155 Independence Court, Lancaster, which accepts donated furniture, appliances, building supplies, and more.
  • March 22 - Economics of Rebirth: Shane Claiborne. The Thoughtful Life Class will join others in the FLC to hear the presentation by one of the keynote speakers of the spiritual renewal weekend. Shane is a Christian activist, advocating for nonviolence and service to the poor.
  • March 29 - Lloyd Wert, retired therapist and member of our congregation, will share what he has learned from his years of working with the mentally ill, including persons suffering from the major diagnoses such as PTSD, Schizophrenia, Anxiety Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders. Lloyd will reflect on how the patient-therapist relationship made him become a more understanding person.

Dynamic Faith Development Sunday School Class

Location: Chapel
Time: 9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.

Continuing the study of The Story, a video-based overview of the Bible.

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. Further details are available from her.