Adult Sunday Classes

Classes meet for one hour Sunday mornings, September through June. Many of our classes hold out-of-class functions during the year as well. During the summer (July and August), we offer a special Summer Series at both hours. See all of the adult class options below

Why check out an Adult Class?

In our classes, you will experience a creative, spiritually vital environment that offers instruction, welcomes questions, encourages application, and provides the opportunity to develop meaningful relationships. Feel free to attend a class based on a subject of interest to you. Our classes are designed to assist you in both your personal and spiritual development. Please call (302) 478-4255 if you have any questions or if we can assist you.

 

Spring 2017 (concluding June 25, 2017)

Some classes have already concluded for the spring and are not listed below.


FAITH
Description: The Faith Class focuses on inductive Bible study in a teacher-led discussion format and includes sharing and group prayer.  Out-of-class functions consist of a quarterly women’s prayer breakfast, a bi-monthly potluck dinner and an evening of fellowship in a home.  Class is open to all.

Topic: Studies in Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians   
This first-century church in Corinth was not unlike present-day New York City.  This letter focuses on the need for unity within diversity and what that looks like.

Time: 9:00 a.m.  Leaders: Jim Blosser & Steve Taylor  Location: Fellowship Hall G


WOMEN’S
Description:  The Woman’s Class is interactive and open to women of all ages for a time of Bible study and prayer. Social events also take place outside of regular class time.

Topic:Living Life Together by Shauna Niequist 
Discover why God designed and delights in relationships. This four -week study beginning May 28  challenges women to step out of isolation and fear and pursue  Christian relationships, examining the benefits of living an authentic life with others in Jesus.

Time: 9:00 am  Leaders: Teaching Team  Location: West Wing 17 A


DEEPER, HIGHER, STRONGER
Description:  A Christ-centered, life application Bible study. We go deeper into the Word of God, reach higher in the Spirit, and grow stronger in our faith and relationship with God.

Topic: A Christ-Centered Life Application Bible Study
An in-depth walk through the New Testament.

Time: 9:00 a.m.  Leaders: Rob & Sandy Ricci  Location: West Wing 17 B


ADULT SINGLES MINISTRY
Description: Adult Singles Ministry is a ministry that primarily consists of mid-career singles but we are open to anyone who would like to join us!

Topic: True  Spirituality by  Chip Ingram
If you are ready to move from “in” to “all in” in your relationship with God, then you are ready to become a Romans 12 Christian. Begins April 30.

Time: 9:00 a.m.  Teacher: Adrienne May  Location: Fellowship Hall L


ELECTIVE – AUTHORITY OF SCRIPTURE: HOW DOES IT WORK?
Description: 
A 13-week class for all ages.

Topic: Authority of Scripture 
Where did the Bible come from? Who decided what books belong in the Bible?  Why do we have so many versions of scripture? Join us as we discuss these questions and seek to understand how God exercises authority through it.

Time: 10:30 a.m.  Teachers: Bill Parsons & Jim Blosser  Location: Fellowship Hall C/G


Summer Series 2017 – Celebrating the Reformation

Celebrating the reformation. a summer series. july-august 9 am and 10:30 am in the fellowship hall.2017 marks the 500th year of the Protestant Reformation. Join us for the nine-week summer series that will explore the fascinating events, issues and key figures of the reformation and its indelible impact on the church today. Special guests speakers will include local church history professors Dr. Derek Cooper and Dr. David Hard. The Summer Series begins July 2, 2017 and concludes on August 27.

Time: 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.  Teacher: Teaching Team    Location: Fellowship Hall

Weekly Topics:
July 2: On the Eve of the Reformation, Dr. Derek Cooper
July 9: Martin Luther, Dr. Derek Cooper
July 16: Ulrich Zwingli, Dr. Lynn Okagaki
July 23: The Anabaptists, Dr. Lynn Okagaki
July 30: John Calvin, Dr. Marilyn Button
August 6: Reformation in England, Dr. David “Chip” Hard
August 13: Puritans in England, Dr. David “Chip” Hard
August 20: Puritans in New England, Pastor Matthew McNutt
August 27: Nature of Doctrine, Pastor Bo Matthews

The “Celebrating the Reformation” class kicks off with a showing of the movie Luther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer. Join us at BVBC on June 30, 2017 at 7 p.m. to experience this new documentary. There is no cost to see the movie.

Discover the story behind the man who sparked the Protestant Reformation. Told through a seamless combination of live-action storytelling and artistic animation, Martin Luther’s daring life is presented in extensive detail while still making the film relevant, provocative, and accessible. See the movie trailer.

Childcare is available during the movie. Sign up for childcare in the Gathering Area on Sunday mornings.