FUMC of Arlington

Adult

Sunday School

Our church offers over 20 classes for adults each Sunday morning. Classes are offered at 8:15, 9:30 and 11 am. Class teaching styles vary with some following formal curriculum, while others use various books on theological topics or have a variety of visiting speakers on current faith-based topics.

Teach Sunday School

Interested in volunteering to be an adult Sunday school teacher and helping spread the many wonderful lessons from the Bible? Let us know! For information on how to volunteer to become a part of our teaching pool, contact Rev. Kay Lancaster 

*Pre-established Sunday School curriculum available.

Below is a list of available classes sorted by time then age.

8 am

SOJOURNERS

Age: 60+ | 8 am | Room 154

Adult Bible Series led by guest teachers.

OUTREACH

Age: 45–50 | 8:15 am | Room 151

Studies include New Testament Stories from the Back Side and other comparable series, with discussion led by class members. Dismisses early for choir members to join 9:30 am worship.


9:30 am

Faith Fellowship

Age: Open | 9:30 am | Room 260

Group seeking biblical insights into present times and personal needs. Uses various books and curriculum led by members or guest speakers. Periodic socials. Supports church and community projects.

Get Connected

Age: Open | 9:30 am | Room 255

Focuses on weekly readings of the Revised Common Lectionary used for the worship service, as well as other book studies.

GENESIS

Age: Open | 9:30 am | Room 251

Diverse and growing group of believers who gather to share in our individual journeys of faith with a focus on spiritual growth. Weekly lesson topics are from the Adult Bible Study series and other topics led by class members. Our class mission is to grow as Disciples of Christ Jesus through study, fellowship, worship and service.

COLLEGE CLASS

9:30 am | Room 259

If you are in college and looking for a church while away from home, this group is here to allow you to meet other students who want also want to continue exploring their spiritual side.

FIRESIDE

Age: 20–30 | 9:30 am | Room 265

A class of young adults growing in faith through study and service.

CORNERSTONE

Age: 25–30+ | 9:30 am | Room 266

Couples, with or without young children, who share a continuing need to grow as Christians. Class members and guest speakers rotate teaching and discussions. Enjoy great conversation and planned social and service events.

SEEKERS

Age: 30–40+ Couples | 9:30 am | Room 257

Bible topics and studies led by members and guest speakers. Most members have school-age children and participate in church and community mission work. Frequent social events for both adults and families.

DISCOVERERS

Age: 30–40+ Couples | 9:30 am | Room 263

Studies contemporary Christian and family issues, led by members and guests. Supports church and local charity projects. Socials for men, women, couples and families.

BIBLE EXPLORERS

Age: 40–70+ Couples | 9:30 am | Room 252

Bible and topical studies, led by members and guests. Participates in church and mission projects. Four socials per year.

COVENANT WITH THE CROSS

Age: 45–65 | 9:30 am | Room 262

Uses the Adult Bible Series led by members, plus guest speakers. Supports Children’s Ministries and church projects. Monthly activities include Bunco, movies, etc.

UPPER ROOM

Age: 45–65 | 9:30 am | Room 256

Seeking spiritual growth with Bible-related study, led by class members and guests. Supports Children’s and Youth ministries. Class meals and socials promote Christian friendships.

RAINBOW

Age: 50+ Couples | 9:30 am | Room 155

Bible and topical studies, led by members and guests. Supports Methodist and civic charities. Monthly socials and other activities.

LAMPLIGHTERS

Age: 50+ | 9:30 am | Room 261

Weekly programs are provided by diverse Christian, civic and community outreach leaders as well as liturgical Bible teachers. Members provide significant support to One Mile Mission efforts though time, talent and financial support of Arlington Urban Ministries, Arlington Charities, Arlington Life Shelter and more. The class has regular social events including dinners, field trips, men's fishing trips and women's luncheons. Visitors are always welcome.

COKESBURY

Age: 50+ | 9:30 am | Room 254

Seeks growth in faith with Bible study, prayer and fellowship. Studies with discussion led by members and guests. Committed to being the hands and feet of Christ in the local and global community.

SINGLE LIFE

Age: 60+ Singles | 9:30 am | Room 258

Emphasizing spiritual, emotional and social growth. Topics range from religious to practical needs for singles, led by guest speakers. Frequent and various social and charity activities. Supports church and local charity efforts.

SAMARITANS

Age: 60+ | 9:30 am | Room 264

Bible study, discussions, book reviews and self-help topics, led by members and guests. Spring and fall retreats. Monthly outings and a variety of social and One Mile Mission activities.

ADULT BIBLE

Age: 60+ | 9:30 am | Room 152

Studies of Bible, mission and socio-economic trends, led by members and guests. Active support of missions. Friendly class that welcomes visitors and has a variety of socials.

WESLEY PROGRESSORS

Age: 70+ | 9:30 am | Room 154

Uses Adult Bible Study series, led by various speakers. Supports church and local projects. Four socials per year.


The Way

Age: Open | 11 am | Room 151

Uses a variety of DVD-based studies. Various community and social activities.

Faith Cafe

Age: 20+ | 11 am | Room 223

Young adults focused on Bible study and fellowship. Also meets at 7 pm on Mondays for a special time of study and fellowship.