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Adult Sunday School

8:30 AM Classes

New Beginnings | Singles and Couples | Avg. Age: all ages | Bldg. B, Rm 123

Kip Dorsey teaches this class. The focus is on Bible study and getting to know more people in the church. Some members are experiencing Sunday School for the first time; others are looking for a time more suitable for 9:30 AM worshipers. For more information, contact Kip Dorsey (kip.dorsey@charter.net).

 

9:30 AM Classes

Becomers | Singles & Couples | Avg. Age:  55+ | Bldg. A, Rm 210A

The Becomers have a rotating teaching format with scriptural-based lessons and contemporary issue discussions to help further their spiritual walk in meeting the everyday problems and stresses of life. They are an active group within this church and are involved in many mission projects. They are a social group of mostly empty nesters. Everyone is welcome! For more information, contact Ron Dick (rld825@gmail.com).

Challengers |  Singles and Couples | All Ages | Bldg. B, Rm 121

The Challengers are a family oriented, caring, friendly, loving, praying group. The class time is a combination of bible study and prayer requests. We focus on reading and discussing God’s word and applying it to our every day life. Being the hands and feet of Christ we collect food to supply weekend meals for students through the Boys and Girls Club. For more information, contact Kirk Ragsdale (dkr@dallasstone.com).

Discovery|  Singles and Couples | Avg. Age:  38+ | Bldg. A, Rm 211

This class is especially for families with school-aged children. They extend a special invitation to all to join the discussion and study of the bible as it relates to daily living. For more information, contact Andrea and Ty Henderson (slashjh@yahoo.com).

Foundation | Mostly Couples | Avg. Age:  30+ | Bldg. B, Rm 110

This class is a loving group of people with elementary and preschool-aged children, created to serve as a spiritual foundation for each individual, their children, and each other. They study a breadth of topics from Christian parenting and scriptural studies to discipleship. The fun does not stop in class; Foundations regularly participates in fellowship opportunities with and without their children! Through class on Sunday mornings and other gatherings, this class seeks to grow together in faith and relationship, serving as sounding blocks, friends, support, and a place to continue to be spiritually fed. For more information, contact Ashley Cecil (ashleyceciltx@yahoo.com).

Friendship | Singles & Couples | Age: 70+ | Building B, Room 118

This class has discussions from programmed international curriculum. Occasional social outings provide fellowship opportunities beyond the Sunday morning classroom setting. The Friendship Class is intentional about supporting many mission and outreach programs within and outside the walls of the church. For more information, contact Ann Cain (anncain7@att.net).

Harmony | Singles and Couples | Avg. Age:  55+ | Bldg. B, Rm 120

Members of this class seek to enhance their understanding of God’s Word through bible studies led by rotating teachers. Contemporary issues are addressed in light of the scriptures and current  Christian literature. The class enjoys social activities, supports numerous mission projects, and is dedicated to serving the Lord in all ways. For more information, contact Shorty Paulsen (gorgas.paulsen@att.com).

J. E. Wilson | Singles and Couples | Avg. Age:  65+ | Bldg. B, Rm 117

The class format is typically bible study lessons led by class members. Class members have an active social and Christian service agenda as well as provide support for the Society of St. Stephen, the Methodist Children’s Home in Waco, and other missions. For more information, contact Mary Harrison (williaharrison@att.net) and Mary Troxler (jftroxler@bellsouth.net).

Journey | Singles and Couples | Avg. Age:  50+ | Bldg. A, Rm 212

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8.12. The focus of this class is to use Biblical and Christian principles as the foundational lessons to encourage each other throughout daily living. Lessons are member-led and discussion is encouraged. The hope is that through studies in this class, members will learn more about Christ and to become more like Christ in our daily walk in this life. For more information, contact Keith Kirkpatrick (originalbird2@gmail.com).

Pathfinders | Couples | Avg. Age:  50+ | Bldg. A, Rm 214

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.” Psalm 119:105. The goal of Pathfinders is to bring its members closer to living a Christ-centered life through study and fellowship. They seek to promote the Lord and bring others to Christ by leading by example, sharing each others joys and hardships, and seeking answers to life’s questions by study and discussion. Lessons generally follow published study guides designed to enhance the understanding of the Scripture and its application in all facets of daily living. For more information, contact Deanna Tipton (deannat@att.net).

Seekers | Singles and Couples | Avg. Age:  60+ | Bldg. B, Rm 109

The Seekers Class is taught by members on a rotating teaching schedule. The class selects the literature and topics for its lessons with emphasis on applying scripture to contemporary issues. The class has periodic socials and family outings, offering fellowship opportunities to its members. This multi-age class of couples and singles supports mission projects throughout the year and sponsors the Habitat for Humanity 2×4 Sunday each year. They have adopted the 5th grade SS class. For more information, contact Ed Schwaneke (easy_ed@sbcglobal.net) or Ed Wheeler (edwheeler@prodigy.net).

The Rock | Singles and Couples | Age 25+ | Bldg B, Rm 119

Starts at 9:45 AM

We are a Sunday Morning Class for young adults to meet each other, grow and learn together, and support each other as we work to figure out what it looks like to be faithful to our families, our friends, in our offices, and our communities in today’s world. This class is full of young professionals and young families, and everyone in between. All are welcome, no matter your life stage or age, to join us as we study and grow together each week. For more information, contact Mark Schroeder (mark.austin.schroeder@gmail.com).

Trinity | Couples | Avg. Age:  40+| Bldg. A, Rm 213

The Trinity Class is comprised of married couples ranging in ages from 40+. They seek a fun and friendly ways to make Christian friends and share God’s word. Their faith experiences vary from new Christians to those with a time-tested abiding faith. They have discussions on topics ranging from family matters to spiritual topics, all with an emphasis on God’s will for us. They enjoy regular social outings, and seek to build a trusted community of friends who celebrate God and support each other during life’s trials. For more information, contact Sara Lawshe (sarah@lawshe.com).

Unity | Singles and Couples | Avg. Age:  65+ | Bldg. B, Rm 123

We are a bible study class, developing the lessons around the adaptation of scripture with special attention to class participation. As a group, we are active and support many groups and projects in the church. We have frequent social outings. The class extends a special welcome to all. For more information, contact Bill Abbott (wrsir@yahoo.com).

Vase Breakers | Singles and Couples | All ages, Avg. Age: 60+ | Bldg. B, Rm 125

We invite you to join us for bible-based lessons that include in-depth studies and discussions, intended to help us best apply Biblical principles to our everyday lives. Be with us and enjoy new insights and understanding of God’s plans for us. For more information, contact Gloria Bishop (gloriab4@verizon.net). 

10:45 AM Classes

Fellowship | Singles and Couples | Avg. Age: 55+ | Bldg. B, Rm 119

The Fellowship Class is a group of empty-nesters working to grow our faith together.  We attend 9:30 worship, gather for coffee, begin class at 10:45, and dismiss at 11:30 to beat the Rockwall church traffic.  Each week is an independent lesson rather than studying a particular curriculum.  Each week is different and as Forrest Gump would say, “You never know what you’re going to get!”  For more information, contact Brad and Debbie Daniels (ddaniels109@sbcglobal.net).