Adult Study Groups and Fellowship Times

Christian education is a lifelong journey. Sunday mornings find our members and friends gathering for reflection and discussion centered on the Triune God, our faith lives, and our Christian outreach.  Other groups meet during the week, offering a safe place to explore God’s word and share in Christian fellowship and concern.

Sunday School Schedule

Classes are offered every Sunday at 9:15 a.m. with a variety of topics from Bible study, to current issues, to theological questions.  The Guidance Class gathers in the dining area upstairs, Saints Alive are down in the 1888 Parlour, and the VIPs are in the Committee Room.

The Guidance Class fuels up for the morning’s discussion.

Adult Sunday School Options – With three different studies to choose from, members and friends of First Church are invited to attend the class that interests them most.  You are welcome to sample the studies from one Sunday to the next, and whatever you choose, we hope to see you at 9:15 a.m. for discussion and reflection.

The Guidance Class (Old Dining Room) – Uses a video series followed each week by discussion time.

Saints Alive (Parlour) – Engages in a  variety of study materials, beginning this fall with a study on generosity.

VIPs – Very Interested Presbyterians – (Committee Room) – Focuses on studies designed to stretch our thinking when it comes to faith and discipleship.

During-the-Week Study Groups and Fellowship

  • Menninger Bible Study Program - Provides systematic reading and study of the Bible, meets as a study group each Friday at either 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. (same lesson each time) in Westminster Hall (417 W. Lexington Ave.)  The Menninger Bible class was founded in 1898 by Flo V. Menninger. The course still exists today and is broken down into four sections: First Section – Genesis to Kings; Second Section – Kings to Malachi; Third Section – The life of Christ; Fourth Section – Acts, Epistles, Revelation.
  • Reader’s Corner Book Club – Meets on the first Friday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the Truman Room (main church building).
  • WINGS (Women In Need Of God’s Spirit) – A study and discussion group, meets at 10:00 a.m. the second Monday of each month September-May at Westminster Hall (417 W. Lexington Ave).

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