With classes for students of all ages, the Sunday School ministry at First UMC – Siloam Springs is designed to enhance the spiritual growth of its members. Additional classes are added throughout the year, as needs arise. It is the desire of the Spiritual Formation team that educational opportunities are provided for the First UMC church family, to help people grow deeper in their faith.
Most Sunday School classes meet before at 10 a.m. for fellowship in the Fellowship Hall. Join us there and we will point you to the right classroom!
Early Christian Education
This class provides a foundation of learning for our youngest members – sitting infants through age 3 years. It meets in the children’s classroom next to the nursery.
This class helps give our preschoolers – ages 4 years to pre-kindergarten – a chance to learn and grow. This class meets in the Kidz Zone, a classroom next to the nursery area.
This class is designed to provide an outreach for our kindergarteners to second grade. It meets in the east children’s classroom.
This class provides the building blocks of faith for our third, fourth and fifth graders. It meets in the children’s classroom along the east wall of the Fellowship Hall.
Student/Young Adult Ministries
This class is for middle schoolers (6th, 7th and 8th grade). The class participates in a variety of topical Bible studies. This class meets in The Basement.
This class is for High School students. The group participates in a variety of topical Bible studies. The class meets in The Basement.
This class is designed to provide a small group setting for students in their late teens and early 20s. It meets on the east side of the Fellowship Hall.
The Barnabas Class is comprised of a variety of adults, ranging in age, and uses the Adult Bible Study series, The class is designed to host a variety of discussion among all members. An inclusive attitude helps make the class a comfortable and supportive place to study and learn. This class meets in the Barnabas room. Several members share in the teaching duties, but it is mainly taught by Don Haxel. For more information, contact Susan Morris at 479-601-5962 or call the church office at 479-524-6111.
The Jericho Class is a multi-age class ranging in age from college to 50-ish singles and couples. Featuring a discussion-type lesson, class members strive to apply Biblical principles to everyday living. The classes’ “Brags and Fusses” offering goes into a fund used to help people in need, as well as a variety of ministries. The group often holds numerous gatherings outside of class.
For more information, contact Jim Huggins at 918-723-4777 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men’s Bible Class
For men of all ages, the Men’s Bible Class uses the International Bible Series. Meeting in a classroom in the northwest corner of the Fellowship Hall, the class format includes a time of fellowship and discussion. Offerings taken up during the class support various projects within the church and community. Kelvin Hobbs serves as the leader.
The O.K. Class
The O.K. Class is a class of various ages, mostly over 55, but young in spirit. Many take turns teaching, and the curriculum varies from Bible studies using video and book studies. Members say a sense of humor is a fine attribute for those seeking to join the class. The group meets in the northeast corner of the Fellowship Hall. Gloria McEnroe serves as the class leader. For more information, call 479-524-4700, or e-mail her at email@example.com.
The Seekers Class is for women of all ages. The group uses the Adult Bible Study series. The class includes music, a time of prayer requests, and designated offerings which support a variety of mission projects. This class meets at 10 a.m. in the Chapel. Joallen Moose serves as the class leader. For more information, call Joallen at 479-524-4027, or e-mail Judy Hobbs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christians of the Round Table Class
The Christians of the Round Table Class is a discussion-based class for men and women of all ages. The class discusses current Christian topics as well as studies of individual books of the Bible. Jim Blankenship leads this class, and can be contacted for more information at 479-752-0916.