First United Methodist Church holds the Christian education of both children and adults as one its most important tasks. We offer these class descriptions to share opportunities for you and your family to grow in your faith. We encourage you to visit a class and enjoy the fellowship of growing together in faith.
Children & Youth Christian Education Classes
Classes are available for children and youth from age 3 through senior high. These classes are located on the third floor of the education wing. All our teachers strive to use innovative materials to encourage students to learn about the Bible and their faith. There is a set curriculum that evolves from year to year and included a montly bible memory verse.
Adult Christian Education Opportunities
Lamplighter Class The Lamplighter Adult Sunday School Class meets in the classroom opposite the kitchen door. Class members range from 65-80+ years of age. They use a wide variety of materials and several approaches. Some of these approaches include discussion, Bible study and studying social issues. The discussions are often very thought-provoking.
THe Voyagers Class
Seekers Class The Seekers Adult Sunday School Class meets on the first floor of the education wing in the northwest room of the Parlor. This class was previously the young adults but now most are 50+. Their approach to lessons varies with Bible study, discussion, studying social issues or studying books by contemporary Christian authors. Lessons are taught by members of the class. This class has frequent social gatherings with dinners and parties. The Seekers are involved in many projects. Some of these are adoption of needy families, outreach to shut-ins, and community projects. The Seekers Class is an informal, friendly class made up mostly of empty nesters. They welcome all adults who would like to attend their class.
Young Adult Class This class includes college age adults as well as those in their 20s and early 30s. THey discuss contemporary issues as they relate to the bible. They meet in the Coffee room just east of the kitchen in the new life center.