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Sunday School

Sunday School Classes At FPC

Why Attend Sunday School?

Here at FPC, we see the vital role of knowing about Jesus plays in truly knowing Jesus. Sunday mornings are a time where our church members come together to worship Jesus, fellowship with their church family, and become better equipped in knowing Jesus  This intentional equipping occurs through Sunday Schools. We have various classes offered that will prepare our people to better love God, know self and serve their context. For more information, please read below or contact Kimberly Chassay, Discipleship Coordinator, at kchassay@fpchouston.org.


Core Sunday School Classes:

Intersections (Inter-Generational Class)

9:40am | Singles & Married |  All Ages  |  Mini-Gym  

Intersections is a multi-generational Sunday School class with the goal of supporting FPC's Vision 2020.

Through class discussion and interaction, the Intersections class focuses on the study of the Bible and the mission of FPC to spread the Gospel throughout the city of  Houston and around the world.  


Basic Training In The Bible (Inter-Generational Class)

9:40am | Singles & Married | All Ages | Fellowship Hall 

Have you ever wondered how to study the Bible? It can often feel like you are trying to understand a story from a completely different culture in a completely different language in a completely different era. That’s because you are!

Led by Pastor Andrew Stepp, we will dive deeper into God’s Word and learn how to read and interpret it faithfully. We will look at how to study books as a whole, analyze characters and themes, and even dig into some of the more bizarre and provocative stories.

The Basic Training in the Bible resource page is a great place to find collateral from the class. If you can’t gather with us at the designated time, we have created this web page to make the materials available, including audio recordings, PowerPoint presentations, and handouts.


The Table (Young Professionals)

9:40am | ages 20s–30s | FH 156 

Join other college students, singles, married couples, and married couples with kids at FPC as we seek to grow in Christ by reading scripture, eating, and praying together. 


Boomers (born 1940-1959)

9:30am | Singles & Married |  ages 55 and older | Living Room 

Join other baby boomers who want to grow together in faith, build trusting bonds of friendship, serve the needs of others, and have fun along the way.

This class offers Bible-based teaching, group interaction, and small group discussions. Along with studying scripture, the Boomers class meets socially for various activities ranging from dinners for eight, Sunday brunch after church to plays and holiday events. 

COrnerStone

9:40amSingles & Married, With or Without Children |  all ages  |  Solarium

Led by Rev. Jon Crantz and Rev. David Augustus, our goal is to equip and encourage all members of this Sunday School community to grow in their discipleship to Jesus Christ.

The most important aspect of raising children to know Christ is parents who are growing in their faith. This community will focus on biblical, Christ-centered teaching and intentional fellowship throughout the week.

Each Sunday morning, we will have a singular focus of applying the teaching of scripture to our everyday lives as followers of Christ. 

Listen to weekly messages here


Alternative Classes

COrnerStone

9:40am | Married & Single  |  all ages  | LC 269

This class uses video-based studies to kick-off discussions on a variety of issues. Past series have included The Truth Project, an in-depth review of the Christian worldview, Echoes of the Reformation, an exploration of the truths (five solas) that came out of the Reformation, and Unshakeable, a Rick Warren narrated study on the Book of Daniel. 


The Church, Then and Now

9:40am  | Married & Single | all ages | CE122 

This lecture/video/discussion-style class focuses on church history, theology, and the practice of our faith.

Past studies have included Bonhoeffer’s “The Cost of Discipleship”, Bunyan’s  “The Pilgrim’s Progress”, and N. T. Wright’s “The Day the Revolution Began”.

Our smaller class size and open discussion promote strong friendships among the members. 


GALILEAN

9:40am | Married & Single | all ages | Adult Library   

This fellowship seeks a deeper understanding of biblical and denominational principles and their application while promoting strong bonds of friendship and candid discussion. 


Journey

9:40am Married & Single | all ages | FH 251   

This class focuses on contextual studies of the books of the Bible, paying attention to the circumstances in which they were written and their relationship to the Bible’s message. 


Special Topics

9:40am | Married & Single | all ages | FH 253 

Listen to lectures and join in discussions led by speakers from our church community on a broad range of subjects including theology, ethics, church history, and education.

This group desires to challenge those in pursuit of Christian intellectual stimulation. 


Groundbreakers

9:40am | Married & Single | all ages | LC 270 

Contribute to lively group discussions designed to deepen faith and nurture a personal relationship with God through Bible study and prayer.

Class members share in fellowship and community outreach activities. 


Hot Topics

10:45am | Married & Single | all ages | FH 251 | 

This in-depth Bible study, in the context of Presbyterian and Reformed Christian thought, encourages class discussions exploring key issues of our faith and its significance. 


Friends & Family Sunday School Class

9:40-10:00am | Parents of Youth | LC 283 | Every Sunday, except Holidays and Summer

Looking for fellowship with FPC families? This class is for you! Parents gather for coffee, fellowship and time in the Scriptures. There will always be Christ-centered biblical teaching.

We know that it’s tough to navigate life as a parent, especially when your kids are teenagers or young adults. The goal of this class is to listen to you, encourage you and inspire you, not only in your daily faith walk but in the journey of raising your children that honors the Lord Jesus in every way.  

Our curriculum and format will change throughout the year, but we will always offer a variety of speakers and formats to encourage relationship growth in our parent community.  Whether we address "hot topics” (issues facing families at the intersection of faith and culture), hear from the Youth Staff, or study an excerpt of Scripture, our hope is that as we all draw closer to the Lord and to our families, we will grow closer as friends in the process!

Visit the Parents of Youth page for more info. 


For more information about Sunday School classes or Equipping Seminars, please email Kimberly Chassay at kchassay@fpchouston.org.