First Presbyterian, Columbia
Monday, May 20, 2013
T = Thornwell Building
P = Palmer Building
Remnant Class T301
This class is for women of all ages and stages of life. It has an atmosphere that is both relaxed and inquisitive. This class enjoys studying the Scriptures and encouraging one another in the faith. These ladies are known for their care for one another and others.
New Covenant Class T304
Trevor Bowers, Jon Dando, David Van De Water
The New Covenant Class welcomes couples of all ages, particularly those new to marriage and/or beginning their journey as parents. We will study God's Word together with a particular focus on God's plan for engaging our culture with the grace and truth of the gospel.
Bridges Class T307
Craig Hess, Mark Baumgartner
Gospel of John
The goal of the Bridges class is to provide a “bridge” to the Russian-speaking community of Columbia. The Bible lessons are introductory in nature and bilingual—given first in English then translated into Russian.
International Class T308
Bill Bates, Robert Keisler, Brooks Willet
Gospel of John
This class is designed for native and non-native speakers of English from any linguistic or cultural background who desire to understand the Bible better and enjoy fellowship.
Women’s Bible Class T309
Beth Atwater, Lisa Higgins
The Holy Spirit
This class consists of women of all ages and stages in life who are seeking to grow in their knowledge and love of the Lord as they consider the themes of grace and salvation in Christ, godly living, and comfort in times of suffering.
John Knox Class Wardlaw Auditorium
Mark Barrow, Ken Wingate
Gospel of John
This class welcomes individuals or couples of all ages. The class studies books of the Bible, with a focus on growing to maturity in faith and discovering what it means to be Christian men and women in today’s world.
Men’s Bible Class Smith Chapel
John R. de Witt
The Men’s Bible Class consists of men of all ages who are seeking to delve into the Scriptures to discover life principles for guidance in their life callings. The class has long enjoyed in-depth study, friendship, support, and outside service projects.
Alice Jackson Class Laffitte Parlor
This class for women takes its name from a former teacher and pastor’s wife. From 1933 to 1958, Mrs. Alice Stewart Jackson taught the Philathea Class, which eventually became known as the Alice Jackson Class. The women of this class are known for their love for the Word, inspiring teaching, and loyal friendships.
Timothy Class P200
New Testament Survey
The Timothy class seeks to “become workmen, approved by God, who have no need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth”
(2 Timothy 2:15). Visitors are most welcome to attend this cross-generational class of caring and praying people. The class website can be found here: www.firstprescolumbia.org/Timothyclass
Biblical Foundations Class P201
The Biblical Foundations for Growing Christians class contains a diverse group of adults from college age through retirement years, single and married committed to Christian growth through study of the Word. We pray for each other as a class and exchange prayer requests in class and by email. We minister to one another in practical ways as the need arises and gather socially as a class from time to time.
Community & Fellowship Class P202
The Fellowship class is an inter-generational class which seeks to exhibit Christ-like character through Bible study, prayer, and fellowship. With fellowship in mind, the class regularly meets outside the classroom to provide the opportunity to know each other and develop a “sincere love of the brethren” (1 Peter 1:22).
Berean Class P203
Jim Eish, Eric Wenger
This class is designed for those of any age or stage in life who are interested in in-depth Bible study in a group setting. The lessons are lecture in nature and cover a wide spectrum of Biblical topics and books. Class website can be found here: www.firstprescolumbia.org/Berean
Westminster Class P204
Dan Cannon, Buck Gore
Acts of the Apostles
The Westminster class, primarily designed for couples with young children, is a class seeking to draw people together toward a common core of interests. With that aim in mind, the class seeks to foster good teaching, lively discussion, and deep fellowship both inside and outside the classroom.
Discipleship Class P300
A new class for Christians of all ages, designed to foster seriousness about Christian Discipleship. Features of the class will include in-depth Bible Study, addressing contemporary issues, and equipping the saints for the work of ministry (Ephesians 4:12).
Sojourners Class P301
1 & 2 Peter and Jude
This class is designed for young professionals in their twenties and early thirties, married or single. While one of the objectives of the class is to foster fellowship with one another, the class also seeks to combine in-depth Bible study with asking and attempting to answer honest questions about the Christian faith, life, and practice.
College Class P302
This class provides a place where students can grow together in Christ while deepening their understanding of the gospel of grace and the relevance of the Scriptures to every aspect of life. The desire of the class is to provide students with the opportunity to examine the Scriptures, enjoy close fellowship with other college and university men and women, and build relationships with adults in the church.