Fall Quarter 2017 | September - November
Christ Covenant Church offers Sunday Bible School (SBS) classes for all ages. Classes meet at 9:00 AM each Sunday morning. For more information about each age-level class (community), go to our SBS Communities page or click on the titles of each community to go to their individual webpage.
Click here for a printable brochure for the Fall 2017 quarter.
COMMUNITY LIFE CENTER
Click here for a pdf file showing the layout of the Community Life Center and where many of the classrooms are located. See below for topics as well as the locations for each of the classes.
Senior Adults "Coram Deo"
Location: Worship Center, Room 201 (Choir Room)
Topic: God’s Presence in the Wilderness
Teacher: Pastor Bruce Creswell
Remember this chorus: “My Lord knows the way through the wilderness, all I have to do is follow!”? Do we? From the exodus out of Egypt to the entrance into the Promised Land, we see Israel “living between salvation accomplished and salvation consummated.” Numbers tells about that “between” time in the wilderness. We, too, live between salvation accomplished at the cross and salvation celebrated with Christ’s return. God’s leading through Israel’s journey reminds us that His presence is with us. Israel’s response to that presence encourages to us trust in Him and not neglect His presence. Join us as we travel with the Israelites and see God’s care for them.
Location: Worship Center, Room 211
Teacher: David Abernathy
Our study of the origins of life on earth and of the human race will look at the great issues that are woven throughout the Bible: Creation, the Fall, sin and judgment, covenant and election, and God’s sovereignty as it works in fallen humanity to bring about His own long-range plans and purposes. We will also examine how the events and characters of the Genesis account are referenced throughout the Bible. Join us for encouragement, fellowship and a riveting study.
Empty Nesters "Sojourners"
Location: Community Life Center (CLC) Chapel
Topic: In His Light We See Light
Teacher: Clifford Chin
We live in an ever-changing environment where our flesh, the world, and Satan are ever before us. God calls believers to be in this world, but not of it… for this is not our home. The Christian life is so much about perspective — how we see things, what we make of them, and how we respond to them. How we see things governs how we live our lives. Let’s explore the simple truth that “In His Light we see light,” for “Jesus is the True Light.” When we see things in the light of Jesus, the Word, and His Spirit, amazing things happen. It is no longer about us but what God is doing. Join us as we remind ourselves that as we journey to our heavenly home, God is at work. Nothing enters our lives that is not sovereignly in His kind and gracious Hand.
Community: Parents of middle school and high school students
Location: Community Life Center (CLC), Rooms 3 & 4
Topic: The Whole Story of the Bible in 16 Verses
Teacher: Pastor Brian Peterson
We will continue our study through the book The Whole Story of the Bible in 16 Verses by Chris Bruno. This book captures the plotline of the Bible and highlights sixteen key Bible verses that stand as “turning points” in the biblical storyline — enabling us to see God’s incredible plan to redeem His people and glorify His name from Genesis to Revelation. Whether it’s exploring the creation of humanity, the establishment of the covenants, or the coming of the Messiah, this book will help Christians see how God’s Word tells a single story about His sovereignty, glory, and grace.
Young Families "Second Acts"
Location: Community Life Center (CLC), Rooms 1 & 2
Teachers: Young Families community leaders
What is the gospel? Who defines it? Why the law? What is freedom? How are we to care for one another? Come and see as we journey through Paul’s letter to the believers in Galatia. Your Young Families leaders will help navigate us through this letter and these questions.
Young Professionals "Young Pros"
Community: Young singles & newly married
Location: Community Life Center (CLC), Room 6
Topic: Stuff Christians Say
Teacher: Pastor Dave Baxter
Graduation speeches, motivational posters, and unfortunately, church marquee signs have one thing in common — they are often full of clichés. However, whether they’re scripted on the marquee out front or stated over a fellowship meal inside, not all the pithy statements Christians use are biblical. Yet, some are used so often they begin to seem like Scripture even when in truth they flat out contradict it. This fall, the Young Pros community will be considering some of the “stuff Christians say” and how it compares to what God has actually said. Please plan to join us as we seek to bring some biblical clarity to several prominent clichés.
Community: College age
Location: Worship Center, room 105 (WC 105)
Topic: First Things in Psalms 1-12
Teachers: Zach Fulginiti and others
Remember the movie, The Matrix? If you take the blue pill, the story of your life will look one way. But if you take the red pill, your life will look radically different! Which way will you choose? The first few chapters of the Psalms present us with this metaphorical fork in the road. Will we take the road that leads to the way of the righteous or the way of the wicked? These chapters give God's people foundational truths for walking with Him, enduring the world, and living in righteousness. Come join the study!
Community: High school and middle school
Location: Youth Center (lower level of CLC)
Topic: Relationships: An Investment Worth Making
Teachers: Pastor Stewart Neely & the youth ministry teaching team
This fall, the high school Sunday school will walk through a study together surrounding the topic of relationships. Beginning with a macro-level perspective of why God created relationships and why they're worth our time and commitment, to particular relationships such as your relationship with the Lord, your parents, your friends, and your church, etc., we will seek to engage our youth with biblical perspective and practical guidance on how to live in relationship with others for the glory of God.
Teachers: Pastor Andy Schuster & youth staff
We are going to examine the book of Galatians to see what authentic faith includes. There are constant impulses to turn from the one true gospel—even within our own hearts—and Galatians shows us what is at stake and what makes the Christian gospel so unique.
SPECIAL NEEDS MINISTRY
Location: B Building, Room 105
Topic: The Gospel Books
Teachers: Team Rotation
This class is for teens and young people beyond that age with intellectual and developmental challenges. The median age of class members is 25. The class time is devoted to fellowship, worship music, a teaching lesson based on a curriculum specifically geared for special needs, and a prayer and praise time. Distinctive features of this class include caring buddies who encourage and help facilitate learning. The class is currently studying portions of the four gospels with an emphasis on Luke. To learn more, email Dennis Nyholm or call him at 704-293-4919.
NOTE: Christ Covenant trains and certifies all of our nursery volunteers and all Children’s Ministry personnel who work directly with children. Call Gatha Schleicher at 704-814-1045 or visit the Children's Ministry website for more information.
Our Children’s Ministry offers a full schedule of classes for infants through elementary grades. For security, every child is issued an ID tag through the Visitors’ Center in B-102. Your child’s specific room information will be provided at the first check-in.