Basics is geared toward young couples (twenties and thirties) who are parenting young children or newly married. This discussion oriented class explores a Biblical perspective on issues relevant to every day living. If you are new to the church or new to Sunday School, you will find a warm welcoming community here with planned social opportunities outside of class.
Young Adult SS Class (CLC Parlor)
Are you in your twenties / early thirties / single or married / pursuing a career or starting a family? Are you looking for a place to build community in a Christian environment? Would you like to explore how to apply biblical principles to your everyday challenges? Get in on the ground floor of something new at Fairhope UMC.
Foundations is geared toward young couples or individuals (thirties to forties) parenting school aged children. The focus of this discussion oriented class is on different books of the bible. You will find a warm Christian community here with social opportunities outside class.
Pathfinders is a class for adults with school age children, although all are welcome. 6-12 week studies will focus on life application of Scripture to familial and cultural issues in society. Facilitated by Linda Smith.
New Beginnings (2nd Floor CLC - Classroom #4 )
New Beginnings reaches adults in their 40s, 50s and 60s, many of whom have children in high school, college or are early empty nesters. Phil Webb leads the class in a discussion format as a variety of Biblical and topical studies are explored.
Homecoming Class (B207)
This class has a clear primary emphasis on Bible study and issues surrounding the study of scripture. Participants meet for a combination of lecture and discussion. Periodic social events help build community among class members. If you are looking for a class with friends age 60 plus, this may be the place for you.
Living Word (B212)
You will find a Spirit-led and Spirit-filled study of God’s Word in this class. Doug Garner teaches through in-depth lecture and spirited discussion of the Bible following the United Methodist Adult Bible Study. The age of participants spans several decades and singles and couples faithfully participate.
Koinonia Class (B204)
Tony Caminiti leads this class in a challenging exploration of various Biblical and topical studies. Sometimes the class’s understanding of the material is enhanced by an audio or video presentation followed by discussion. Prayer is an integral part of the group’s time together.
The predominant age is 60s plus.
Friends In Faith (Wesley Hall)
This class is generally a discussion-oriented study of the Holy Bible. Participants enjoy regular social activities and form a caring community for their members, all the while emphasizing involvement outside their class as they support many other ministries in the church. Class leaders are Carol Willis, Joe McGillberry, Lee Frailie, Ed Colvin & Joe Bullington. Mostly 60s plus.
Discovery Class (B114 - Wesley Hall)
The Discovery Class is an accepting and welcoming group of adults, age 60 and up. Cecil Christenberry teaches this class using the UM Adult Bible Study. Class members will tell you just to come and get your “Cecil” fix each week!
Peace and Grace (B215)
Adults of varying ages and stages will find open, honest, thoughtful conversation in a place of “radical hospitality.” The inward spiritual journey leads outward in supporting each other and seeking to carry God’s love into the larger community. Studies include current issues affecting the changing, global world as seen through God’s word. Members of the class share in leadership.