Sunday Morning Bible Study

Come dive into God's word with us at 10:10 on Sunday mornings. We offer numerous classes to suit people of various ages and backgrounds. Feel free to visit different classes. We hope you will find one that feels like home. For assistance in finding a class, visit our greeters at the desk in the Welcome Center.

Preschool/Children | Youth/College-Age | Co-Ed Classes | Men's Classes | Ladies Classes | Serving Classes


Opportunities for Children

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Infants: Preschool Suite

Toddlers: Preschool Suite

One Year Olds: Room 106

Two Year Olds: Room 105

Three Year Olds: Room 104

Pre-K (ages 4 & 5): Room 103

Once a child is promoted into the one year old room, they are promoted once a year on the basis of their birth date. We follow the Rutherford County School system in setting August 15 as the cut-off date for promotion. A child that is born prior to August 15 will promote up to the next class.


Children

Kindergarten: Room 206

1st Grade: Room 204 

2nd & 3rd Grade: Room 203

4th & 5th Grade: Room 202

Large Group: Room 200A

Our children are currently learning about The Bible chronologically as they work their way through the Gospel Project curriculum. 


The SONShine Room

The SONshine room offers support services for children who have additional needs that may be difficult to meet in the regular Bible Study room.  Sensory activities are provided based on the child's needs (tactile, auditory, visual, etc).  If you feel that your child may benefit from services through this program, please contact your child's Bible Study teacher. Room 205


Opportunities for Young People

6th - 12th Grade: CrossMain
Youth gather for large group Bible Study focusing on relevant topics for teens. Breakout groups are utilized to foster conversation and community. 

Middle School — Grades 6 - 8

Teachers: Kelly and Brad Newberry

High School — Grades 9 - 12

Director: David Cates, Minister to Students 

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College-Age

The Source — CrossMain, Second Floor
Primarily for college-age individuals, this discussion-based class has rotating studies covering books of the Bible, topical lessons, and more.  Teacher: Dayna Schoonmaker. 

CrossMain is an FBC annex building located at the corner of Main and Spring Streets.  See campus map for exact location.


Opportunities for Adults

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Seekers — Room 302
Primarily for singles and young married couples. Lessons are informal and discussion-based.  Teachers: Rotating

Covenant — 3rd Floor Dining Room
Young married couples age 20-35 deepen their spiritual walk through biblical explanation and fellowship.  Teacher: Cindy Browning

Journey — Room 301
Parents of young children gather to study the Bible, pray together, serve others and develop friendships.  Teacher:  Pete Adams

Trinity — Room 200b

Parents of elementary and middle school students gather to discuss the Bible as it pertains to everyday life.  Teacher: Rotating

Cornerstone — Room 210
Married couples with older students meet to focus on biblical study and life applications.  Teacher: Jeff Fryer

Bridge Builders — Room 107
Individuals of various ages discuss current topics and events in light of the Bible.  Teacher: Joe Reed

Pathfinders — Room 208
A lecture/discussion-led couples class focused on biblical study, spiritual growth and involvement in missions projects.  Teacher: David Peterson

Discovery — Room 210
An intergenerational class composed of seeking men and women on their Christian journey to know more about God's will in their lives.  Taught in a facilitator/discussion format.  Studies change on a regular basis and enrollment is fluid.  Teacher: Martin McCullough

Circle of Friends — Room 207
A co-ed class ages 40 and up seeking to explore and apply biblical truth through lively discussion.  Teacher: Mike Green

Hands In Service — Beneath Sanctuary

Hands in service is an inter-generational Bible study class that seeks to be the hands of Christ by doing monthly mission projects.  Teachers: Rotating

Life Application — Room 207

Individuals and couples of different ages focus on integrating faith into everyday life.  Teachers: Rotating

The Encouragers — Room 207
An eclectic co-ed group engaging in topical Bible study, fellowship, and prayer.  Teacher: Don Nelson

Otts — Room 207
A co-ed class focused on analyzing biblical teachings in a friendly discussion-based environment. Teacher:  David Otts


Men's Classes

Disciples — Room 207
A men's class focused on biblical study, relevant life application, and interpersonal relationships.  Teacher:  Andy Womack

King's Men — Room 208
A primarily senior men's class focused on biblical studies in a facilitator/discussion format.  Teacher: Dale Nisson

Zaccheaus — Fellowship Hall
A senior men's class with a focus on biblical study in a primarily lecture-based format.  Teacher: Ronald Barrett


Ladies Classes

Joy — Room 207
A ladies class dedicated to Bible study, service in church programs, and Christian fellowship in a primarily lecture-based format.  Teacher: Kay Garrison

The Girlfriend's Guide — Room 207
Women of various life stages engage in biblical study and mutual encouragement.  Teacher: Patsy Highland

Outreach — Room 208
A mission-centered class focused on community outreach and engaging the Bible in a primarily lecture-based format.  Teacher:  Dottie Caldwell

Grace — Room 208
A warm, welcoming ladies' class for those who enjoy Bible study in an open, relaxed atmosphere.  Teacher:  Jean Cotey

Ida Read — Fellowship Hall
A senior ladies class focused on biblical studies and missions in a primarily lecture-based format.  Teacher:  Elberta Dyer

Hope — Fellowship Hall
A loving, caring senior ladies' class growing in biblical knowledge and spirituality.  Teacher: Natalie Chesnutt


Serving Classes

Library — Adult Media Library
A Bible study for workers in the church media center. Teacher: Ircel Harrison

Connections — Parlor
A Bible study which includes the Connections worship leadership team. Teacher: Jim Whitaker