Sunday School Classes

With weekly gatherings on Sunday mornings, adult Sunday School classes offer a place of fellowship, study, and growth as you continue on your faith journey.  Feel free to visit a few classes until you find the place that feels like “home.” There is no need to call ahead or sign up or anything — just drop in.  If you’d like someone to walk with you to class and introduce you to a few folks, contact:

Andrea’ Cummings
Adult Discipleship Coordinator
770.261.1796

Note: Some classes have their own page giving information about the class. Click on the class name to see more information about that class.

9:30 a.m. Classes

A Maze of Grace (30s & 40s) – This new young adult group invites you to join them as they learn how biblical principles apply to their daily lives. All are welcome!  Room 178, Sanctuary building

Foundations (30s & 40s) – This is a growing class for families with children ranging from elementary to high school age.  The members of Foundations are committed to encouraging each other to become passionate disciples for Jesus Christ through in-depth Sunday School lessons and bible studies and to building strong relationships with each other through service activities and social events. Room 131, Chapel building

Rejoice! (All Ages) – This small class is distinguished by its diversity, curriculum and focus on interaction. As multigenerational with both singles and couples, the class strives for spiritual enrichment and growth through traditional Bible study, blended with multimedia presentations by contemporary authors and historical perspectives of the church. Discussion and interaction is a top priority in each session. This class which is very supportive of missions, fellowship and RUMC activities meets in Room  179, Sanctuary building.

BYKOTA (50s & 60s) – “Be Ye Kind One to Another” This small class experiences life changes as a group. Facing the same issues as other Christians their age, class members encounter them together, loving and supporting one another in time of need.  The Bible and other topics are studied as they continue their Christian walk.  They are currently using the Disciple Bible Study series during the school year and topical studies during the summer.  This class is active in local and foreign missions.  BYKOTA’s social activities include dinners, theater outings, and an annual retreat. Room 358, Chapel building

Bereans (50s – 60s) – This active class focuses on topical programs with a biblical basis. Class members experience spiritual growth, spread God’s word and deeds in community and around the world, and support each other in times of need.  Social activities include small and large group events. Members serve in various local and global missions.  The class includes parents of college-age and post-college age young adults. *Note: This class alternates meeting times: 9:30 a.m. during odd months; 11 a.m. during even months.  Large room, Scout Hut

Crosstalk (50s – 70s) – This class is composed of a spirited and caring group of praying Christians dedicated to active discussions of spiritual issues.  They are fellowship-centered through monthly socials and other activities as well as strong supporters of the Noah’s Ark Class, EnAble, and the North Fulton Child Development Center. Room 246-248, Chapel building

CUC (60s – 80s) – “Christians Under Construction” This large and active class of singles and couples has a strong commitment to service both within and beyond RUMC. Lessons are taught each Sunday by invited speakers and class members. Together they enjoy small group dinners, retreats, picnics, and other gatherings. Their primary outreach organizations include Homestretch transitional housing, Foster Care Support and disaster relief ministries. Dining Room, Chapel building

Friendship (60+) – This class focuses on Christian fellowship and the mutual support of its members. They explore the Scriptures in detail to learn the relevance of the Bible in their lives, host monthly social activities, and participate in various outreach programs. Bring your Bible and expect to use it! Room 257, Sanctuary building

Seekers (65+) – This large class has a deep interest in exploring Scripture and its application to our lives today, with a strong emphasis on being a caring community in service to its members. Many members are active in the tape ministry, North Fulton Charities, lay staff assistance, and nursing home and hospital visitations.  Room 250-52, Sanctuary Building

Single Friends of Faith (55+) – This is a class of active single adults who want to enhance their spiritual and personal growth through fellowship, study and missions.  The class invites all singles in the community, whether widowed, divorced or never married to join them. Room 251, Sanctuary building

Journey (All Ages) – Come develop lasting friendships with this diverse, Spirit-led group.  Through guest speakers and self-led “kitchen table” style discussions, their goal is to learn how to recognize and apply God’s direction in daily life. This little class with a big heart is active in numerous ministries and missions of the church. SERVE Conference room, Chapel building

Open View (All Ages) – Like discussing what you believe, why you believe, or still wrestling with whether you believe certain things?  This class explores all sides of issues facing Christians today, using an open mind, diversity of viewpoints, and the Wesleyan Quadrilateral (Scripture, Tradition, Reason, and Experience). Room 139, Dodson building

Voice Our Faith (All Ages) – Come study to be better equipped to give voice to your faith and beliefs, not only through song but through the spoken word and through action. Room 177, Sanctuary building

Women of Faith (All Ages) – Together they serve and support women of all age groups and from all walks of life in their journey for spiritual growth through interactive discussions, Bible study, and prayer. Their Mission Outreach extends to the Atlanta Women’s Day Shelter, support of a child through Heart of Africa, and other Global missions. *Note: This class alternates meeting times: 9:30 a.m. during even months; 11 a.m. during odd months.

Noah’s Ark (All Ages) – Roswell UMC’s love and concern for developmentally challenged adults led to the establishment of this class which has grown from three members to more than 35.  Members also participate in worship as acolytes, greeters, and ushers.  Room 258, Sanctuary building

11 a.m. Classes

Builders (30s – 40s) – This is a nurturing, fun-loving class of parents with children ranging from nursery to high school age. Lively discussions accompany weekly lessons taught by class members or guest speakers. Members are very active in a variety of RUMC ministries, especially missions, children’s/youth programs, and lay leadership. Fellowship opportunities are plentiful: men’s and women’s socials and retreats, family outings, annual family camping trip, and an annual couples retreat. Room 246-248, Chapel building

Cornerstone  (35-50s) — We are a couples’ class with school aged to college aged children. We enjoy socials outside of class and believe building relationships in a small group is very important. We do a range of studied from Bible topics to marriage enrichment. 131, Chapel Building

Friends in Faith (45+) – Together this group of friends grows spiritually through study, service and socializing.  Members of the class lead various studies that the group selects.  We like to focus on the daily application of God’s word in our lives.  There is never much shortage of discussion and never any shortage of support for each other. Room 251, Sanctuary building

Discovery (40s – 50s) – This friendly group includes both married and single adults, and those with or without children. The class goal is to support individuals to grow spiritually through Bible-based lessons. Room 250-252, Sanctuary building

Bereans (50s – 60s) – This active class focuses on topical programs with a biblical basis. Class members experience spiritual growth, spread God’s word and deeds in community and around the world, and support each other in times of need.  Social activities include small and large group events. Members serve in various local and global missions.  The class includes parents of college-age and post-college age young adults. *Note: This class alternates meeting times: 9:30 a.m. during odd months; 11 a.m. during even months.  Large room, Scout Hut

Women of Faith (All Ages) – Together they serve and support women of all age groups and from all walks of life in their journey for spiritual growth through interactive discussions, Bible study, and prayer. Their Mission Outreach extends to the Atlanta Women’s Day Shelter, support of a child through Heart of Africa, and other Global missions. *Note: This class alternates meeting times: 9:30 a.m. during even months; 11 a.m. during odd months.  Room 239, Chapel building

 

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