FALL ADULT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION ELECTIVES
Beginning September 8. Join us at 9:15 am before the Worship Service.
Leader: Herb Ruby
Location: Pastor’s Study
This class is designed to communicate to newcomers our essential beliefs, our distinctive doctrines, and our philosophy of ministry. It also serves as an opportunity to get to know other newcomers and many church leaders. This class is required to become a member of COG, but everyone is invited to attend, and there is no obligation to join.
Leader: Trace Haines
Location: Adult Annex 2
Join us as we study the “Gospel” of Jonah. The story of Jonah and the “Whale” is one of the most famous stories in the Bible. This 4-chapter prophetic book is also among the shortest books in the Old Testament. We will learn the background of the book, the purpose of the book, and how it applies to us today. We will ask God to examine and change our own hearts to be more like his as we study the contrasts of the main characters of the book. We will also study how the book and the person of Jonah foreshadow the person of Jesus in the New Testament.
SUNDAY SCHOOL QUARTERS
Winter Quarter – Begins on the first Sunday of December through the last Sunday in February.
Spring Quarter – Begins the first Sunday of March through the last Sunday in May.
Summer Quarter – Begins the first Sunday of June through the last Sunday in August.
Fall Quarter – Begins on the first Sunday of September through the last Sunday in November.
Leader: Tom Metzbower
Location: Adult Annex 3
Isaiah’s very name means “Jehovah is Salvation.” He was in the lineage of a king and, as such, had relatively free access to the royal courts. His prophecies cover the following kings: Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, and he may have been sawn in half by Manasseh, Hezekiah’s son. In all, the book of Isaiah has 66 chapters—as many chapters as there are books in the Bible. Isaiah’s name is mentioned around 60 times in the New Testament. His writings are the longest and offer the most Messianic prophecies in the most detail; however, the message of salvation is clearly of major importance. Most Sundays will cover a single chapter and do not require previous classes to understand.
Sunday School classes are places for sharing lives, asking questions and learning. Choose from class electives covering a variety of different topics each quarter. Class topics range from studying books of the Bible, doctrinal themes, practical Christian living, church and culture, Christian history, men’s and women’s topics, and more. Occasionally a class that is specifically geared to a certain age group or women/men will be offered.
A special Sunday School class for newcomers:
If you are new to COG you might consider attending the Communicants class which is offered certain quarters throughout the year and taught by senior pastor Herb Ruby and/or an elder. The Communicants Class is for those seeking to learn more about our church; or interested in becoming a member; or as a refresher class. This class is designed to communicate to newcomers our essential beliefs, our distinctive doctrines and our philosophy of ministry. It also serves as an opportunity to get to know other newcomers and many church leaders. We will have a new Communicants class starting in Fall 2019.