Growing, Serving and Learning Together

Most adult Sunday groups resume in-person meetings on June 6. Some classes will also be available online. Check the class description to see if it will offer Zoom, then email the class contact person for the link.

Sunday groups provide a way for adults to grow in the knowledge and love of God by learning, serving, praying and doing life together. Groups are offered for adults of all ages and stages in life, and newcomers are always welcome. Feel free to visit a few groups until you find the place that feels like “home.” If you need help finding a group, contact Director of Discipleship Wes Maston (770-521-8783).

Adult Sunday groups meet at 10 a.m.

Abiding in the Vine

Age Range: 50 plus
Room: 316 and via Zoom
Contact: Sharon Rocchio

Inspired by the verses in John 15:1-17, this class’s goal is to follow Jesus Christ and be obedient to God. By “abiding in him,” class members strive to fulfill Christ’s purpose in their lives. The class is a mix of faith journeys and ages. This diversity lends itself to thoughtful discussion. Curriculum includes a variety of media and authors.

The Breakfast Club

Age Range: 30s
Room: 225
Contact: Juliette Johnson

The Breakfast Club is close-knit, inquisitive and fun-loving group of couples with young children. Two of the Breakfast Club’s favorite authors are Adam Hamilton and Rob Bell.

The Builders

Age Range: 50 plus
Rm.: 253 and via Zoom
Contact: Kathy Vail

The Builders class chose its name because its original members were endeavoring to form new relationships while following Christ the carpenter. The class is an interactive, diverse group of Christians, affirming each other in their attempt to grow more in Christ. The class has been active in a variety of mission projects both collectively and individually.

Cobb Class

Age Range: 70 plus
Rm.: 251
Contact: Roy Foster III

The Cobb Class analyzes scripture using Bible commentaries. The class was originally organized in 1946 to serve the needs of young adults at a time when many young men were returning from service in World War II. The class still honors its namesake, Eulalia Cobb, who served as class leader for more than 15 years. Her portrait still hangs in their Sunday School classroom. The class strives to be friendly, fun and caring.

Discerning Hearts

Age Range: All ages welcome
Rm.: 276 and via Zoom
Contact: Pam Schiftic
Discerning Hearts is a women’s only Sunday School class.

Early Birds

Ages: 40s-70s
3rd Flood Conference Rm.
Contact: Tom Stroud

Everyone is invited to this discussion class.

Faith Matters

Age Range: 30s-50s
Rm.: 227
Contact: Eric Adkins, Nicole Britt or Danielle Day

Faith Matters is comprised of families with children ranging in age from toddler to teen. Members come together out of a desire for fellowship and a deeper understanding of faith. The class is committed to seeking instruction from the Bible on how to lead Christian lives and nurture Christian families. Class members endeavor to forge and maintain relationships with each other that foster a sense of Christian community and help them grow in faith together.

Families of Faith

Age Range: 40s to 60s
Rm.: 308
Contact: Kelly Ryan

Families of Faith is a class made up of singles and couples. Most members have middle school through college-aged children. Families of Faith celebrates the fact that families look different, but that all families need Christ in the center. Study topics are chosen to uplift and challenge members in their daily walk with God. The class recognizes the importance of serving the ministries of our church and community, and members encourage one another to volunteer.

Family Ties

Age Range: 30-50s
Rm.: 226
Contact: Jane Scott

Named after the 80s TV show, Family Ties is a group of young parents focusing on Christian living, marriage and children. Class time is highlighted by open discussion. A mission-oriented group, Family Ties adopts a family each Christmas.

Footsteps

Age Range: 40s-70
Rm.: 268 and via Zoom
Contact: Joy Boone

Footsteps is a very diverse class pursuing a wide variety of discussion topics. The class generally alternates a 6-week Bible study and a book study. The Footsteps class welcomes anyone with a sense of humor who wants to grow in faith.

The Greenhouse

Age Range: All ages
Rm.: 256 and via Zoom
Contact: Grady Moss or Leo Reilly

If you’re going through a life-changing event that’s left you unsettled – job loss, death of a loved one, divorce, etc.– join The Greenhouse. Explore biblical ways to move forward into a flourishing and fulfilled life in Christ.

In His Steps

Age Range: 40s-70s
Rm.: 257
Contact: Cindy Roberts

In His Steps Sunday School class draws its name from 1 Peter 2:21, “Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in His steps.” The class is comprised of members who are single and married, working and retired – all of whom are striving to be more Christ-like. In His Steps uses books and video for short-term studies that are highlighted by open discussion. A mission-oriented group, class members serve as ushers and small group leaders. Several sing in the Chancel Choir.

New Kids on the Block

Rm: 210
Contact: Cadie Clark

New Kids on the Block is a class for young families, to support and walk alongside each other in this challenging season of life. Our mission is to root our marriages and families in Christ’s love and help each other, step by step.

Open Door

Age Range: 60 plus
Rm.: 224
Contact: Connie Rappa or James Spruell

The Open Door class name recalls the United Methodist Church’s slogan, “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors.” The class pursues a traditional study of the Bible, focusing on reading scripture. Members support North Fulton Community Charities and Paraguay missionary Christian Dickson, who hails from Alpharetta Methodist.

Pairs & Spares AND Serendipity

Age Range: 60-70
Rm.: 274 and via Zoom
Contact: Holly Hunter

Pairs & Spares recently merged with the Serendipity class to form this new group. The class is open to singles and couples. Class sessions encourage open discussion. The class supports various mission projects.

Pathfinders

Age Range: 40-70
Rm.: 208
Contact: Joy and Bud Manbeck

The members of Pathfinders are constantly seeking to “find their path” and follow Christ. The class uses Bible studies that have strong study guides and DVDs, with class members rotating teaching responsibilities. The Pathfinders membership can be described as “supportive, loving and seeking God’s will.”

Spirit in Action

Age Range: 40-65
Rm: 312 and via Zoom
Contact: Beth Simpson

Spirit in Action was formed 20 years ago with the desire to be the hands and feet of Christ. Though we still have many of the original members, we continue to add new faces to our class. We are laid back, supportive and very active in the life of the church. The class is led by various members of the class in Bible study each Sunday.