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Sunday School at Aldersgate      

If YOU miss Sunday School, YOU miss out!

  The Outbackers Class  -  Family Life Center Room 202 @ 9:45 AM

     The Outbackers Class is an intergenerational class which including singles and couples. Issues facing Christians in the everyday world are springboards for class topics.  Lively discussions are generated by thought provoking questions based on biblical topics from books by contemporary authors like Max Lucado, J. Ellsworth Kalas, and James W. Moore. The Outbackers are a mission minded group that gives regularly to Urban Ministries, helps grow churches through The Ten Dollar Club, and other missions and ministries. Come join the Outbackers for Sunday School discussion, for fellowship and friendship and be a part of a group of Christians who really care about others. 

  The Serendipity Class  -  Family Life Center Room 207 @ 9:45 AM

    The premise of the Serendipity Class is that the Bible is still relevant to  modern life.  In   searching out and exploring this relevance in our  personal lives, we do, in fact, encounter serendipity.  Webster defines  serendipity as "...the faculty of finding valuable or agreeable things  not sought for."  What we often find that as we search and study the  scriptures together, we explore new and old questions, we find how the  scripture applies to our daily lives and situations, we find personal  renewal, and we come to care for our classmates in a deeper way as we  learn from and about one another.

    The class is comprised of a diverse group of intergenerational  members, marital status, bible knowledge, and life experiences.  All of  this comes together to promote a safe environment for discussion as we  explore the scripture lesson, providing support for those asking  questions and sharing personal experiences as we share among friends.  We use a variety of teaching methods such as books, handouts, videos,  and interactive discussion, all based on scripture.  We believe prayer  works and we pray for those in need.

  The Compass Class  -  Family Life Center Room 205 @ 9:45 AM

The Compass Class is a group of 30's and 40's who are committed to nurturing their spiritual lives through general Bible studies and studies on current faith issues.

  Young Adults ( 19 - 35 )  -  Family Life Center Room 206 @ 9:45 AM

The Aldersgate Young Adults is for single or married young people between the ages of 19 and 35 who are looking to be a part of a group that wants to discuss issues relevant to people of faith in today's world.

  The Glass Class  -  Family Life Center Room 210 @ 9:45 AM

 The Glass Class invites all persons who are older in years but still young in heart to be a part of their weekly study and fellowship. The class is a caring fellowship of “young at heart” believers who use The International Sunday School Lessons for application for daily Christian living.  The name Glass Class may lead one to believe that the class membership is fragile.  This couldn’t be farther from the truth.  This dedicated class has learned the lessons of life and faces each day with a strong commitment and faith.  The class reflects the love and respect of the then retired founding minister of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in 1956, Dr. J. Glass. 

  CSI (Christ Scene Investigators) - Family Life Center Room 202 @ 11:00 AM

     The C.S.I. Sunday School Class is an intergenerational class currently using John Ortberg's study "The Me I Want to Be", focusing on becoming God's best version of yourself. Many members of the class attend the 9:45 Worship Service.


  The Iron Men Class - Wesley Room (@9:45 AM)

       The Iron Men Class is an intergenerational men's class that is currently studying Dr. James "Mickey" Efird's series on Romans.


  Preschool to Middle School  -  Family Life Center @ 9:45 AM



2 year olds & younger 3 year olds (who will not be 4 by December)  
Older 3 year olds and 4 year olds  
Kindergarten & 1st grade  
2nd & 3rd grade  
4th & 5th grade  

Room 209

6th - 8th grade  


  High School  -  Family Life Center Room 201 @ 9:45 AM

      Senior High Sunday School addresses the needs and concerns of the students in the 9th - 12th grades. Using faith to help us through our daily life and in our personal relationships is stressed. Our obligations to Christ are investigated and discussed. Using Biblical references, seniors are encouraged to communicate and problem-solve. The curriculum varies.



      Trained personnel are hired to work with the Nursery during Sunday School and Worship Services. The next-to-Sanctuary Nursery is used for the 8:45 AM service only. The nursery for Sunday school and the 10:55 AM service is in the Family Life Center room 104. Nursery childcare is for 0-36months during the 8:25 & 10:55 services and for 0 to 24 months at Sunday school time since there is a class for 2 year olds.

This page was last reviewed on: March 22, 2012


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