Classes for Adults on Sundays (9:50-10:50am)
For more details about any of the following adult classes, please contact Anne Dooley in the church office at 299-1571, ext. 306.
Aldersgate Bible Class (Room 213) The Aldersgate class is a group of adults sharing Bible study and fellowship. The class uses a guide to examine Scripture in an organized, disciplined manner. Emphasis is on understanding what the Bible says, and how we can apply that to our daily lives. The Aldersgate Sunday School class is studying the book of James, led by Rob Mullins, until July 8th, when we will join the Adult Summer Study led by Rev. John Bletsch. The class also holds periodic socials, usually a Sunday brunch at a local restaurant. Class size allows for easy conversation and sharing among members. Visitors are always welcome.
Asbury Class (Chapel) The Asbury class concentrates on Bible study, led by a number of qualified teachers. In the summer months, guest speakers are used. Quarterly socials and service projects are included. Visitors are always welcome.
Christ and Conversation Class (Room 209) This class for young adults meets during the Sunday School hour for couples and singles, ages 25-40+. This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a small group at Christ Church. Persons can connect to God, to Christ Church, and to other people as they enjoy study and fellowship.
Cokesbury Class (Room 106) The Cokesbury class is composed of adult singles and couples of various ages, mostly 50 and above. Class members and invited guests lead discussion/lecture sessions each Sunday. Topics vary from Bible studies to current events. Class fellowship events are held periodically throughout the year. Visitors are always welcome to join us. Financial outreach support is provided to numerous church groups and outside agencies. Recently, we have supported WNC hurricane relief, Servant Center, the youth mission trip, Faith Action, Friends of Foster Children, Habitat for Humanity, African Relief, Barnabus Project, Labyrinth Fund, Pastor's Discretionary Fund, Greensboro Urban Ministry, and CUMC Youth Facility Fund. In addition, we provide attendance and manpower support to the Conference Lay Gathering, Wednesday meals, parking cars, GUM meals and sandwiches, Habitat, assist with UMW events, mission building trips, the Advent Workshop, Salvation Army bell ringing, and church grounds clean-up. Our class members are involved in many aspects of the life of Christ Church and in "Making Disciples for Christ."
Connections Class (Room 107) The Connections class is for those looking for a chance to connect and recharge each week. Join us for meaningful, fun fellowship and biblical discussion. Each week there will be a program, Bible study and discussion that helps us all live in the present day with God in our lives.
Epworth Class (Room 202) The Epworth class emphasizes class discussion led by members. Topics come from “FaithLink,” an official source for the United Methodist Church. Its purpose is to connect faith and life as United Methodists. Very informal setting for free discussion of sometimes controversial subjects. Visitors are welcome. Outreach programs include providing sandwiches for Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Night shelter. Uses Faithlinks Study.
Faith Matters Class (Room 215) The Family Matters class was established to explore faith and life issues concerning today’s Christian family. The format for the class is group discussion with an emphasis on sharing ideas and real life experiences. Our goal is to provide a solid foundation for Christian family life. The class is composed of couples and singles with children of all ages. We enjoy a variety of outreach and social activities. Visitors are always welcome.
Fellowship Class (Disciple Room) The Class is aptly named. Made up of mainly couples with children. The class studies a variety of topics to bring God’s Word into our daily lives, using various teaching formats that always include lively and open discussion. Members enjoy family and adult-only socials througout the year. Visitors are always welcome.
Improv Class (Basement) The running theme of the class is to create a supportive and creative environment where all walks of life can attend, "open their arms" and be open to receiving and working with God's gifts. The class works as a group to create a shared experience out of thin air, using the fundamentals of improvisational theatre.
Journeys Class (Room 216) All ages are welcome in the Journeys class. Although members are singles, couples, and families, we attract mostly 30-something parents. We employ a variety of formats, including book study, speakers, video study, and group discussion. Teaching responsibilities are shared among members. Our class mission is revealed by our name, as we seek a deeper understanding of the spiritual journey offered to us as Christians and as members of the larger community of mankind. Visitors are always welcome.
Koinonia Class (Room 205) The Koinonia class is a combination of lecture/discussion formats, primarily led by Linda Danford. Subject content is divided equally between Bible study and contemporary works of literature or commentary. Each year is at least one unit of study on Church history, particularly the development of the early Christian community during the time of the Roman Empire and into the Middle Ages. We warmly welcome singles or couples to join.
Quarter Life Crisis for Young Adults (Basement) Young adulthood is a time of exploration and great changes, and our relationship with God is not immune to those forces. Where do we fit in God's vision? How can we apply the teachings of the Bible in our busy lives? We invite young adults, college age and beyond, to join us Sundays at 9:50am for Quarter Life Crisis. Each week we will explore a new question about our world, ourselves and our Christianity.
Seekers Class (Room 101) The Seekers class is a lecture/discussion format led by a variety of speakers. The subjects studied and discussed include particular books of the Bible, significant figures in religion, early church history, and other Bible-related studies. Some outside reading is encouraged but not necessary for participation in the class. The Seekers class is composed of adults (singles and couples) of all ages. Visitors are always welcome.