Sunday School

All Sunday School classes meet from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

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COMMUNITY CLASS :: B209 
The Community Class studies God's word and seek to serve each other. We're friendly, diverse, and enjoy loving God together. We have rotating teachers who use a variety of teaching styles.
Class size: 30. Majority age range: 40’s to 60’s.
Contact: Jeff Jones (JeffSJonesTN@gmail.com)

CORNERSTONE :: B214
Jesus describes Himself as the Cornerstone that His church would be built upon, a unified body of believers. We seek to build upon Christ’s foundation by having class members share real life experiences, studying topics relevant to everyday life and studying books of the Bible. Our class is conversational and casual.
Class size: 40. Majority age range: 30’s to 50’s.
Contact: Kelly Moss (kellymoss3@gmail.com)

COVENANT :: B237-239
The Covenant Class studies God’s Word, typically working through books of the Bible. We enjoy fellowship at the beginning of each class and in 4X4 groups, occasional parties, a spring picnic, a fall breakfast at a pavilion in the Smoky Mountains, and a Christmas season brunch.  
Class size: 80. Majority age range: 50’s to 80’s.
Contact: Ron and Jennifer Hill (rtjwhill@gmail.com)

DOULOS :: B226 
Doulos strongly values brothers and sisters in Christ of all ages and stages sharing life together. Our format is to share and pray for each other first, then have an interactive lesson from the scriptures; we sit in concentric circles to facilitate discussion. We have a high mission and international involvement, share a monthly lunch, and enjoy an annual retreat together. 
Class size: 35. Majority age range: Teens to 70’s.
Contact: Raymond Tucker (tucker.raymond.jr@gmail.com)

EMMAUS :: B203
Emmaus begins each class with prayer, announcements and encouragement. Prayer requests are sent to the class via email. Our teachers lead the class in short biblical studies in both lecture and discussion format. Our class actively supports and encourages missionaries. We meet in small groups during the week for Bible study and fellowship. We also have a class retreat once a year.
Class size: 80. Majority age range: 60’s to 80’s.   
Contact: Gary Owens (owenstwo@knology.net)

THE GATHERING :: Watershed, Ruby Falls
The Gathering spends time connecting with others, developing community, and wading into Scripture together. Teaching topics are relevant to young adults and usually involves a conversational style and time for breaking into smaller groups.
Class size: 30. Majority age range: 20’s to 30’s.
Contact: Scout Robinson (scoutandrebecca@gmail.com)

HOMEBUILDERS :: Parlor
Homebuilders seeks to provide a multi-generational environment for prayer, studying God’s word, fellowship, and sharing one another’s needs and burdens in an atmosphere of thanksgiving and joy. We begin with prayer then study books of the Bible or topics. We support one another through life’s challenges and celebrate God’s blessings and answers to prayer. We also enjoy fellowship through seasonal social gatherings.
Class size: 30. Majority age range: 50’s to 70’s.
Contact: Bill Hamel (whamel@utk.edu)

INTERNATIONAL CLASS :: B232
This class welcomes international and local friends in a spirit of Christian fellowship, with the understanding that many who visit for the first time have not heard the story of Jesus. Throughout the year we offer many opportunities for fellowship, especially visiting parks and hiking trails in Tennessee together. 
Class size: 25. Majority age range: 20’s to 60’s.
Contacts: Mike Ballast (mballast@gmail.com)

JOURNEYS :: B234/236
Journeys is an ideal Sunday school class for married couples with children who are seeking community, fellowship and Biblical teaching as they navigate their individual walks with Christ as well as the various seasons of marriage and parenting. 
Class size: 25. Majority age range: 30’s to 50’s.
Contact: Ashley Baisley (ashley.baisley@gmail.com)

LIFE TOGETHER FELLOWSHIP :: B207 
The Life Together class desires to grow in rich fellowship with God and one another through studying and discussing God's word and worshiping together. We seek to develop close community as we bear one another's burdens, pray together, and encourage each other to live missionally. The entire class serves in CSPC children's ministries on the third Sunday of every month. We enjoy getting together outside the class throughout the year. Visitors are always welcome to join our discussion format class!  
Class size: 20. Majority age range: 40’s to 60’s.
Contact: 
Mike Taylor (mtaylor0558@gmail.com)

LIVE AND LEARN :: B230
Committed to the idea that correct doctrine leads to correct practice, “Live and Learn” focuses on studying books of the Bible and theological principles, seeking to equip its members with solid doctrinal knowledge rooted in the eternal Word of God. 
Class size: 20. Majority age range: 30’s to 50’s.
Contact: Darren Nelson (dandsnelson@gmail.com)

NEW CREATIONS :: B201
New Creations teaches in a relaxed fashion where class questions and insights are encouraged. Monthly fellowship and service opportunities help to generate a good sense of family among our members. 
Class size: 25. Majority age range: 50’s to 70’s.
Contact: Ed Guion (384-8162)

OPEN BOOK ::B210 
Open Book enjoys studying the Bible a book at a time. Each week we read a chapter and then have group discussion. We have prayer requests at the beginning of each class. We also try to have a class social on a quarterly basis.
Class size: 20. Majority age range: 40’s to 60’s.
Contact: Steve McSween (SMcSween@emlaw.com)

PURSUIT :: B242
Facilitated by mentor couples, Pursuit focuses on Christ-centered, missions-focused discipleship, allowing for much discussion. Periodically we have a panel discussion where our mentor couples field questions from the class. We sponsor several small group Bible studies for men, women, and couples; support one missionary family; have organized socials; participate in ongoing service opportunities; and seek to care for and shepherd one another.  
Class size: 30. Majority age range: 20’s to 30’s.
Contact: John Lyons (Jrlyonsii@knology.net)

SAINTS ALIVE :: B223 
We start each class with a time of refreshments to give everyone opportunity to visit and meet visitors. We enjoy a time of worship (with piano accompaniment), followed by sharing prayer requests and prayer. We study books of the Bible with ample time for discussion. During the week, we check in with class members as needed, particularly if they are dealing with illness, medical procedures, or other needs. Our class culture is one of prayer, fellowship, fun, caring, and study. 
Class size: 40. Majority age range: 60’s to 80’s.
Contact: Randy Overbey (overbrm@comcast.net)

SEEKERS :: B228
Scripture - Prayer - Fellowship. These three words are the cornerstones for our class. All class lessons are scripture based, usually a study from a book of the Bible or a topic supported by scripture. We pray each week for each other, our church and beyond. We never exhaust our desire for fellowship together whether surrounding class time and occasionally at a more fun evening or event.
Class size: 20. Majority age range: 50’s to 70’s.
Contact: Chris Scott (chrisandsallyscott@gmail.com)

SPEAK OUT :: Conference Center 
We named our class “Speak Out” when we were formed as an encouragement to each of us to tell others what the Lord has done for us. Our studies encourage discussion. We are strongly committed to being care givers to each other.
Class size: 20. Majority age range: 60’s to 80’s.
Contact: George Dilworth (gdilw@tds.net)

WOMEN'S STUDY :: B212
Women’s Study is for every woman: married and single, mothers and childless, older and younger. We have a strong commitment to learn about Jesus through studying Scripture, seeking to follow him, and encouraging one another in our journeys.
Class size: 10. Majority age range: 40’s to 50’s.
Contact: Christy McElroy (christymcelroy@bellsouth.net)