Time spent in Sunday School at Tuckston UMC is time spent in spiritual growth, Christian service, and fellowship. The variety of class formats, composition, and schedules provides the opportunity for everyone to find a class that fits their faith journey. There are currently six classes at 9:45 AM and three classes at 11:00 AM.
This class is typically made up of seniors between the ages of 55-75, but everyone is welcome. The teachers are John Holland, Phil Lomax and Richard Zepp, with an occasional guest teacher. Lessons use contemporary Christian books to study the Old and New Testaments. Group discussion is encouraged and occurs frequently. Mission projects in this class are to help needy families at Christmas, Sunday night youth suppers, Bibles to Brazil and participation in fund-raisers for the Brazil Mission and the youth. Social activities include a Christmas party, Crazy Bridge, Bingo and other social gatherings quarterly
This is traditionally a class of senior members who rely on a United Methodist Church lesson guide for Bible study. The teachers are Kae Brown, Tom Hoover, Jeanette Scott, Kathy Whitaker and Frank Duncan (on 5th Sunday). The class facilitator rotates quarterly among class leaders. The lesson guide progresses through the Bible and cites specific scripture that is supportive of the lesson theme.
This class meets in the Chapel of Tuckston. Meeting in the historic Chapel provides an outstanding atmosphere for the lessons delivered each Sunday by one of five different teachers. The lessons are normally based upon a selection of topics relevant to Christendom as it relates to today. The class normally has four social events which are held at the church or other locations easily accessible to all class members.
This class is made up of couples and individuals ranging in age from 25-50. Different studies are done based on the class interest. Videos, reading and discussion are used in the format.
This class is made up of couples and individuals with an age range of 50-95. The teachers are Bill Howard, Bob Long, Greg Paul, Jack Scroggs, Brenda Smith and Jim Wren. The UMC Adult Studies literature is used for study. A short introduction/overview of the lesson is presented by the teacher and the class then breaks into groups for discussion. Each group then presents their thoughts
This class is spiritually based with all study materials having a Bible basis. The teacher is Gary Bennett who operates more as a facilitator than a lecturer. Materials include both written and DVD studies. Discussion is held among class members after review of the materials.
This is a small class with a broad range of members beginning with middle age. The teachers are David Fletcher, Nancy Knapp and Jeni Pringle. Contemporary books which have relevance to everyday situations, along with audio visual components, are used for lessons. The class leader fosters discussion within the group.
This class ranges in age from 40-70. The teachers are Mo Flexner, Kent Lawrence, Cathy Rowan and Jim Wood. The focus is studying the scriptures with the desire for direction and application in daily life. Facilitators present Biblical principles with class participation and discussion.
This class ranges in age from late 20s – early 50s, most with children. The teachers are Travis Andrews, Katrina Conway, Richard Conway and Neil Hefner. The Bible is the focus of the class and lessons/discussions are based upon the Bible and using it for support in daily life.
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