Confirmation is a year-long experience for 6th graders as they prepare to join the church. This class meets in Room 304. If you would like more information, contact Erin Webb.
First Youth is for students who are 7th-12th graders. They study scripture and topics relevant to life as young people. "We are an open and accepting space and questions are always welcome!" This class meets in the Loft above the Fellowship Hall. Contact Kayla Carico for details.
Friendly, casual class for those adults and couples who are in their 20's and 30's. They study scripture, church history & tradition, and social issues. They also fellowship together at least once a month. Contact Seth O'Kegley if you have questions about the class.
The Gift Class- Room 113
What began as a young adult class has found itself to be a young couples with children group, but all ages are welcome to join them! Led by Pastor Mark Flynn, they study the basics of Bible, theology, and Christian ethics. Contact Mark Flynn if you are interested in being a part of this class.
This is a very supportive class geared toward adults and older adults. They have been meeting for 45+ years. They study the Bible primarily in light of social concerns. The class is led primarily by group discussions, teacher lecture, and outside speakers. If interested, please contact Peg Ashline.
The Branches Sunday School Class is a loving and open forum for learning and growing in our understanding of God’s world through the study and discussion of a wide range of biblical, theological, and socially relevant topics and materials. We provide an environment where fellowship and the sharing of our individual life experiences is highly valued. To celebrate the gifts that God sends through the diversity of God's people, we are a community of the Reconciling Ministries Network who welcome and celebrate people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions; races; ethnicities; ages; faith histories; genders; family configurations; physical and mental abilities; and educational and economic statuses. Branches strives to welcome and celebrate ALL because we affirm that if you are good enough for God (and you are!) you’re good enough for us. Contact John and Martha Prazniak if you would like more information about this class.
The Communion Class- Room 305
This class discusses, in a non-coercive way, any topic that might enhance our relationship with our God, each other, and creation. The class chooses topics and uses TedTalks as a way to kick-start group reflection and dialogue. The class is for all ages with fellowship being the goal. If interested, please contact Chuck Dawn.
Fellowship Class- Fellowship Hall
This is a very informative class geared toward older adults, couples, and empty nesters. They study the Bible and engage in rich discussion around social and cultural affairs. The class is led primarily by lecture or special guest. They are fellowship driven and have been meeting since the 1950's. If you are interested in attending a class, please contact Harold Hartman.
Fully Alive Class- Parlor
This class is geared for couples, empty nesters, and adult singles. The class seeks to understand the mystery of God together, and leaders of the class make use of a variety of media for their lessons. Overall, the class tries to understand contemporary issues in light of the Wesleyan Quadrilateral (scripture, tradition, reason, and experience). If you are interested in learning more about the class, please contactJoan Nelson.
Koinonia Bible Study Class- Room 116
This is a progressive group of adults and empty nesters that studies the Bible together each Sunday. They are led primarily by teacher and group discussion. Please contact Ann Siemsen for more information about this Bible Study Class.
Koinonia Class- Room 115
This is an informative class that is geared towards adults and older adults. They study the Bible in light of social concerns and are primarily led by teacher lecture. They also have weekly fellowship opportunities. Please contact Pam Fleming if you are interested in attending a class.
New Beginnings Class- Room 207
This is a very welcoming class made up of adults, couples, unmarried, parents, and empty nesters. They are primarily teacher-led with lots of group discussion. The class emphasizes the study of the Bible through the lens of spiritual formation. If you would like more information about this class, please contact Keith Jeter.
Pastor's Bible Study Class- Chapel
This is a warm and informative class for all ages that is led by a current, retired, or guest pastor associated with First Church. The class emphasizes biblical tudy around social, cultural, or current affairs. Special topics are often presented for group discussion. Please contact Jenny Caughman for more information.
Yahweh Sisterhood Class- Room 204
This is a fun and diverse all female group that has been meeting for 20+ years. The class studies the Bible, social concerns, current affairs, spiritual formation, and is fellowship drive. It is discussion led with an occasional guest speaker. Please contact Sandi Wright if you have questions about this class.