Sunday School

Current Adult Sunday School Classes

2016 Fall Quarter Sunday School classes for adults include Bioethics with Pastor Lloyd Pierson in the sanctuary and Old Testament Survey with Jim Tinkham in the fellowship hall. Click here to listen to class sessions from Bioethics. New audio will be posted by Wednesday of the following week.


2016 Spring Quarter Sunday School classes for adults include Film & Faith: Watching Movies as a Christian with Pastor Shane Waldron and With One Voice: Music, Worship & The Church, with Micah Hunter. Click on With One Voice to listen to sessions from that class. New audio will be posted by Wednesday of the following week.


2015-16 Winter Quarter Sunday School classes for adults include John: The Light of the World with Pastor Shane Waldron and The Family Project, a video based class from Focus on the Family. Click on John to listen to sessions from that class. New audio will be posted by Wednesday of the following week.

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2015 Fall Sunday School resumes Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. Classes for adults include:

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Click on the “Christian Apologetics” image to listen to sessions from that class. New audio will be posted by Wednesday of the following week.


Spring Sunday School classes start Sunday, March 8.  Adult class offerings include:

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Click here for selected audio from the class on the Seven Deadly Sins.

 

 

Winter Sunday School classes start Sunday, Jan. 4.  Adult class offerings include:

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Click here for audio and handouts from the winter class on “Perspectives on the End Times.”

 

 

 

 


Fall Sunday School classes start Sunday, Sept. 7.  Adult class offerings include:

running SS slideRunning From God? Studies in Ruth and Jonah with Pastor Aaron Scott:
Come join us as we explore eight mighty chapters in the Old Testament in the books of Jonah and Ruth.  Explore the work of the Hound of Heaven as He pursues a stubborn Jonah and a hard-hearted and bitter Naomi. We, like Jonah and Naomi, may try to turn from God or even run from Him, but  He is at work in us even in our fear and bitterness.  He pursues us when we least expect and least deserve it.  Our God is a God of grace and a faithful lover of His children. BEWARE: This is not a lecture.  Participants are encouraged to PARTICIPATE!  Come see how the Gospel can change us all from the inside out.

abuse SS slideDomestic Abuse: Shepherding Survivors to Freedom with Pastor Shane Waldron:

If you would like to learn more about the dynamics of domestic abuse and how to support survivors, join Pastor Shane for this fall class. Abuse is a corruption of God’s gracious design for relationships and Scripture condemns it in the strongest possible terms. But God offers hope and healing to everyone who comes to Him. This class will cover some of the material used to train mentors for the Refuge support group that extends God’s grace to survivors of physical, verbal and emotional abuse. Click here for audio and print materials from this class.

 

 


 

Spring 2014 Adult Classes

New Adult Sunday School classes start March 23 for the spring quarter. What Did You Expect: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage, a video-based course by Paul Tripp and facilitated by Steve Thompson and Duane Martin will be offered in the fellowship hall. The Theology of Beauty: The Aesthetics of Christian Truth with Pastor Lloyd will be in the sanctuary.

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Winter 2014 Adult classes

Winter quarter Adult Sunday School classes included Pastor Lloyd teaching on Leviticus, and Pastor Shane teaching Discover Relational Wisdom.

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Fall 2013 Adult Classes 

interp posterBiblical Interpretation with Pastor Shane Waldron: This class will teach you to mine Scripture for gold instead of rake for leaves. We will learn a framework for interpreting the Bible and applying it to life. Students will explore the various genres in Scripture, and acquire the special tools needed for interpreting each one. In every session we will apply what we have learned by interpreting and discussing a passage of the Bible together. Click here to listen to lectures from this course.

 

Shepherding a Childs HeartShepherding a Child’s Heart facilitated by Tom Jentz: This will be a video and discussion-based class on the well-known parenting book by Dr. Tedd Tripp. The class will provide perspectives and procedures for shepherding your child on the paths of life.

Just Looking with Pastor Lloyd Pierson: This class will cover life and ministry at Faith Covenant and the Presbyterian Church in America. Membership is not necessary to take the class but the class is required for membership.

 

Children

Children ages 2 through high school use the curriculum from Great Commission Publications, and our babies and 1 year-olds use Lifeway curriculum.

Sunday School Vision and Values

Our Sunday school ministry exists to glorify God by helping His people grow in their knowledge of His Word, and their ability to live it out. Classes run September through May.

Our core values include:
• Instilling a love for God and His Word
• Providing the necessary training and support for our teachers to carry out their ministry
• Ensuring that teachers use age-appropriate teaching methods
• Equipping our congregation with a Christian worldview
• Delivering a well-rounded Christian education that balances biblical, theological and practical knowledge
• Giving our congregation a theological framework for reading the Bible