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Adults 40s - Mid 50s
David C206 25 group size
43 average age 38-48 age range
Led by Delany and Jamie McCaghren Taught by Lynn Myers
A married group whose children range from preschool through 6th grade. Lessons are story and discussion oriented.
Isaac C208 18 group size
45 average age 35-55 age range
Directed by Dale and Roxanne Littlejohn Taught by Kristie Garnett
This is a couples group of parents of older children, youth and college age children.
Nehemiah C207 20 group size
48 average age 43-54 age range
Led by Tom & Sarah Beebe Taught by a team of teachers
This couples group begins with mingling around coffee and snacks then moves into a Bible lesson presented by one of several teachers in the group. Most participants are raising children and youth. Throughout the year we have off campus parties and our men meet occasionally for lunches and ladies meet for fun activities.
Grace B209 18 group size
49 average age 37-64 age range
Led by Kelly and Charlotte Cooke Taught by San Smith
The Grace Department is a group of married adults seeking a closer walk with our Lord and a deeper understanding of God's Word. We are actively seeking ways in which we can impact our local and global community for Christ! Couples in all stages of life and parenting are welcome.
Andrew D218 30 group size
55 average age 50-58 age range
Led by Pete and Cindy Schrenkel Taught by Sid Vanderland
A couples group who have kids in college and beyond. We gather for snacks and coffee then move to Bible study which challenges both our intellect and heart. Sid, the teacher is great at letting members grapple with difficult questions life presents.
Philip D219 25 group size
55 average age 48-63 age range
Led by Greg & Theresa Fitzgerald Taught by a Teaching Team
Adults Late 50s - 65
Gabriel D205 28 group size
58 average age 54-62 age range
Taught by a teaching team. A group of married adults.
Peter D203 17 group size
59 average age 55-65 age rang
Led by Mike & Donita Fain Taught by Marshall Howell & Carl Brown
Bartholomew D207 18 group size
61 average age 55-64 age range
Led by Don & Jeanie Lewis Taught by Mike Kaufman
A group of married adults.
Simon E111 30 group size
62 verage age 55-69 age range
Taught by Sharon Weathers & Mike Clinton
Thomas D216, D211, D215 70 group size
64 average age 58-68 age range
Led by Bill and Patsy Bain
Co-ed group taught by Clark Butts (D211)
Co-ed group taught by Sharon Hyde (D215)
Co-ed group taught by Bob Anderson (D216)
A group of married adults. A lot of these adults are new grandparents.
Joseph E112 26 group size
67 average age 58-78 age range
Led by Ralph & Karen Lea Taught by a teaching team
A group of married adults with a few singles.
Daniel E115 14 group size
72 average age 65-80 age range
Led by Wayne & Judy Burdett
John E114 80 group size
77 average age 70-82 age range
Led by Roland & Nancy Moreland Taught by Allen Cloud
Co-ed group taught by Roland Moreland
Ladies group taught by Lacretia Cummings
The John Department is a vivacious group of bible students. We have people of many backgrounds and experiences which add richness to the interpretation of the scriptures.We are a praying department and care deeply for each other. The personal interactions within the group make the John Department a comfortable and exciting place to meet and study the word of God.
Stephen E118 86 group size
78 average age 67-88 age range
Led by Jake & Barbara Young Taught by Bob Highley
A group of married adults with a few singles. Many of these adults are retired with some still in careers. Well organized for prayer and fellowship.
James D101/103, D110, D105, D108, E127 115 group size
83 average age 76-89 age range
Led by Dean Rippetoe
Ladies group "Dorcas"taught by TBA
Ladies group "Lydia" taught by Jodie Baugh
Ladies group "Naomi" taught by Margie Roe
Mens group "Fellowship" taught by Jim Storrie
Co-ed group taught by Bob Hopkins & Dale Beikirch
We begin every Sunday with refreshments, music and a welcome time the Fellowship Hall before moving to classes. This group is mainly retired adults who are bothmarried and widowed. We host a few department wide fellowships a year with additional class socials.
Samuel E102 25 group size
85 average age 77-92 age range
Led by Harold & Jane Hicks 3 groups
Ladies group "Myrtle" taught by Wanda Hopkins E106
Co-ed group "Partners" taught by Harold Hicks Prayer Room
We begin every Sunday with refreshments, music and a welcome before moving to classes. We offer both womens and coed class options. We enjoy several department socials and also class socials.
Hope 1:8 D110 25-30 group size
A class for those interested in learning more about living out a transformed life by identifying and carrying out your kingdom assignment. It is a one year preparation class spent focused on how to infuse your life with a kingdom assignment lifestyle and to help lead our church to be a transformed church. We will study the bible, contemporary books and invite guest speakers who are already living a kingdom assignment lifestyle to share about ministry opportunities and their testimonies. Once the year is up on FBC Promotion Sunday in September 2014, attendees will return to their regular classes and/or churches and will be the person/couple to help spread the Hope 1:8 vision throughout the rest of the church. Led by Heidi and Patrick Mayers. For more info please call 432-413-4351 or 432.528.9346 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Ezekiel FH3 90 group size
All Ages 36-71 age range
Led by Frank & Kim Cremer Taught by Vernon Stokes
The Ezekiel Department is somewhat unique at FBC, in that we are not limited to any age range, gender or marital status. What unites us is our desire to be taught by Dr. Vernon Stokes, one of the best teachers of the Bible anywhere. We meet in Fellowship Hall 3. The teaching format is a lecture style, with ample opportunities for discussion among the group.
Rachel D217 20 group size
Ladies 48-70 age range
Led by Karen Morris Taught by Toni Lent
Stepping Out D102 10 group size
Led by Randy & Mickey Trimble
Please consider joining us for one of our DVD based classes. We challenge you to STEP OUT of your comfort zone…STEP OUT and do something different…STEP OUT and meet with God in a new and different way for a few weeks. The Step Out Department offers ACTS type training classes at the regular Sunday school hour. We meet in room D102. Our department welcomes adults of all ages. If you are interested in attending one of our upcoming studies, please let us know in advance, so that we can make sure we have the materials and the space available and we can prepare for your attendance. Just STEP OUT and give us a call. Randy & Mickey Trimble 432.697.5701.
To Live is Christ, To Die is Gain – Matthew Chandler – 12 weeks – January 5 - March 23
The story begins in Philippi, where Paul introduces three individuals that were all enslaved without the gospel. These individuals included, Lydia, the fortune telling slave-girl, and the hard working jailer. Their lives portray dysfunction and emptiness but are completely transformed by the Gospel. True joy and Christ's love begin to live within them, giving them a life of purpose. Paul himself was enslaved and then by God's grace and mercy he could pen these popular words "to live is Christ, and to die is gain" and "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me". In this, one of Paul's most intimate letters, Pastor Chandler paints a beautiful picture of what maturity in Christ truly looks like.
You’ll Get Through This – Max Lucado – 6 weeks – March 30 - May 4
Max Lucado offers refreshing assurance for anyone facing trials. Consider the story of Joseph tossed in a pit by his brothers, sold into slavery, wrongfully imprisoned. God weaved what was meant for evil into good. He is in the business of redeeming the broken. He was then. He is still. Do you crave some hope for tough times? Then this is the message you need.
Silent Friends E121 6 group siz
Led and taught by Danny Campbell
Christian Challenge Student Worship Center 15 group size
Led by Randell & Kristal Cotton Taught by Bill Johnson
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Marcos C209 12 group size
Spanish/English All ages
Led by Lazaro Diaz & Patrick Clevenger
Marcos gathers on Sunday mornings over snacks and coffee to study God's word. This group is made up of adults who speak both English and Spanish. we have adults attending with a wide range of ages which makes for great group discussion.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Activities Building 7 group size
All ages and languages welcome. Learn English while also studying the Bible.
Led by Amanda Melchor-McCown
Elisha D103 15 group size
Blended Adults 40’s/50’s and Mentally/Physically impaired
Led by Stephen Darst Taught by Allen Jones
Elisha is a gathering of people from all walks of life, ages and abilities. We realize that everybody is God's somebody and we rejoice that we can encourage one another to find a closer walk with Christ through Bible study and fellowship. This group of believers is dedicated to supporting each other in prayer and practice as we seek to serve God and broaden His kingdom.
Note to Preschool Parents:
Preschoolers check in at the greeter’s desk at the east entrance with the preschool sign. Classes are provided for preschoolers (birth through pre-kindergarden) while parents attend worship and a Sunday School Group. Times are: 8:30-11:00 or 10:00-12:15.
Kindergartners: We plan on children in kindergarten attending worship with family or friends then attending a class at 10:00 am.