For its entire history, Christian education has been fundamental to the life and ministry of First Presbyterian, Houston. Attending Sunday School is an excellent way to find fellowship, receive strong, biblical teaching and journey with other believers in the life of faith. There are age and stage classes and topical classes. If you have never been to a class, please give one a try. Sunday School can play an important role in your faith journey. For more information, contact Erin Varnell, 713.620.6592 or .
Life Stages Classes
Singles and Marrieds, 20s – 30s, 9:30am, Fellowship Hall
We are a Young Adult community of FPC which consists of singles and married couples. The purpose of this group is to develop deep community through sound Bible teaching, authentic worship, engaging social activities, and local and international outreach programs. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marrieds, 20s – 30s, 9:30am, FH 154
24:7 is more than a one-hour class once a week for married couples with and without children. Grow in faith and friendships with other couples. Social, service and Bible study opportunities during the week are designed to help develop and strengthen relationships. Contact Lyndsey Knight, 713.868.2335.
Marrieds, 30s – 40s, 9:30am, Solarium
Trinity values studying the Bible, growing in faith and developing relationships. Extending far beyond Sunday morning, many members meet weekly for men’s, women’s and couples’ small group Bible studies and service projects. Contact John McKee, 281.496.9415.
Parents of Youth
9:30am, 10 Oakdale (Youth House)
Parents of Youth gathers for coffee, fellowship and time in the scriptures. There will always be a Christ centered biblical teaching. We know that it’s tough to navigate life as a parent when your kids are teenagers and the goal of this class is to listen to you, encourage you and inspire you in the journey of raising your children in a way that honors the Lord Jesus in every way. More information here.
Persons born in the 40s and 50s, 9:30am., 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. This class offers Bible-based teaching, group interaction and small group discussions. Contact John Boom, email@example.com
Mature couples and singles 9:30am, Chapel
Study the Christian faith under the leadership of a variety of gifted teachers who seek to stimulate discussion about Christian interests, to share Christian fellowship and to care for one another. Members participate in service projects, enlist new members and arrange fellowships. Contact Edna Coutts, 832.689.4024
Lecture Format Class
All ages, 9:30am, Mini Gym
This class offers a large lecture-style Bible study that emphasizes biblical scholarship and spiritual application to the Christian life and current events. Contact Houghton Hutcheson, 713.668.3155. Listen to past teachings available online at www.backtothebasics.org.
Focused Topic Classes
The Church, Then and Now
All ages, 8:15am, FH 253
This seminar-style class focuses on various aspects of church history including the tenets of theology, faith and practice. It also includes an examination and comparison of the practices and foundations of the faiths of other traditions. Contact Barbara Buckner, 713.464.9874.
All ages, 9:30am, 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. Contact Laura Higley, 713.661.0096.
All ages, 9:30am, 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. Contact Ophir Lyra, 281.420.2124.
All ages, 9:30am, FH 253
Listen to lectures and join in discussions led by speakers from our church and 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. Contact Harold VanderWeide, 713.662.3554.
All ages, 9:45am, CE 214
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. Contact Bob Hunt, firstname.lastname@example.org.
All ages, 10:45am, 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.
Looking Toward Marriage
Next session: Begins March 9, 9:15 – 10:30am, CE 230
Looking Toward Marriage is a six-week series designed to be helpful and relevant in the preparation for marriage. Pastors and laypersons teach these classes. Alan and Claudia Stewart and Robert and Michelle Raney are the facilitators for the classes. To register, contact Claudia Stewart, email@example.com or 713.664.5305.