How are they to believe in one of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone to proclaim him? And how are they to proclaim him unless they are sent? As it is written, ‘How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!’
From Sunday School classes to Small Groups, our adult ministry provides ways to belong to a community that inspires, informs, and encourages one another.
Ways to Serve in the Adult Ministry
If you are looking for ways to come alongside others in their commitment to follow Jesus and nurture, educate, and disciple them, then you will find your place in the Adult ministry.
Nearly 600 men and women belong to Eastminster’s 60 Small Groups. Weekly, Small Groups study God’s Word, pray for one another, and serve the community. There are several types of Small Groups to join: Women’s, Men’s, Couples, or Mixed (for men/women any age). Led by member volunteers, each Small Group selects the day/time/location that suits their members’ schedules best.
SUNDAY SCHOOL BEGINS AT 10AM
This is a group of mixed ages, both single and married with and without kids. Teaching responsibilities are shared between the two leaders, and occasionally class members, in a mix of lecture and discussion. The class also has outside social activities. Location: Christian Education Building, Room 353.
This is a mix of single and marrieds ranging in age from late 30’s to mid 50’s. This group grows spiritually through group discussion and lively teaching, which is shared among a team of teachers, and helps you find the joy (and often humor) in all of life’s ups and downs, specifically in marriage, parenting, love, and loss. Location: Christian Education Building, Room 350.
In this class, you will experience fellowship, thoughtful consideration of the Gospel message, and the power of prayer, and you will see the Good News in action. This class is ideal for individuals and couples who want to study the Bible in a small class setting, is dedicated to Bible study and discussion and service. For more than 25 years, the class project has been the support of scholarships for students at Bethel Evangelical Secondary School (BESS) in Dembi Dollo, Ethiopia. Location: Christian Education Building, Room 355.
Young Adult Ministry
For individuals between the ages of 22 and 30, this is the place for you. In this class, you will enjoy in-depth discussions to answer your in-depth questions. Location: Christian Life Center, Room 269.
Friends In Grace
For individuals between the ages of 30 and 35, this is the place for you. In this class, you will have fun, build foundational friendships, and pursue spiritual growth. Location: Christian Life Center, Room 271.
This class is mostly couples in their mid to late 30’s with young children ranging from toddlers through elementary school. Join this group and grow in faith together! The Gift Class enjoys discussing the lesson after the teacher has presented it. Along with meeting together on Sunday mornings, this class enjoys occasional social gatherings and service projects. Location: Christian Life Center, Rooms 273 & 275.
This is a class for young adults between the ages of 35 and 45 who want to think hard about their faith, be challenged by the Bible, and examine God’s purpose in the world and their place in it. Location: Christian Education Building, Room 256.
This is a co-ed class for individuals ranging from 40’s to 70’s. A sense of shared community is key to the Sparrows class. This class studies, reads, prays, shares, laughs, and sometimes sheds a sympathizing tear. Come join this evolving group of Sparrows! All are welcome. Location: Christian Education Building, Room 357.
This class is a “solid” group of adults of all ages and marital statuses. This class grows in the Spirit consistently through reading Scripture, watching Biblical-based videos, and having lively discussions. Location: Christian Education Building, Room 358.
This class ranges from age 40 and up, but all ages and new members are welcome. This is a lively group led by a team of teachers who encourage discussion. Join this class to grow spiritually through in-depth Bible studies and to grow relationally through service projects, social gatherings, prayer, and support for one another. Location: Christian Education Building, Room 351.
Ted Haigler Class
This class is ideal for men of all ages who desire a traditional Sunday School format in a smaller setting with ample time given for discussion questions. Location: Christian Education Building, Room 352.
Parents of Middle Schoolers
This class is for parents of Middle Schoolers! Location: Christian Education Building, Rooms 356.
Adults are invited to Sundays@5, Wednesday Evenings at Eastminster (WE@EPC), and more to deepen their faith, knowledge, and understanding of the Bible as they grow together in God’s word.
Sundays@5 Fall 2023 Schedule:
- September 10 – November 17- “Knowing Our Faith: A Guide for Believers, Seekers, and Christian Communities” led by Dr. Douglass Key in the Adult Reception Hall at 5pm on Sundays.
WE@EPC Fall 2023 Class Schedule:
- September 13 – November 15- “The Lord Reigns” led by Dr. Douglass Key in the Adult Reception Hall at 6pm on Wednesdays.
- September 13 – November 15- “Financial Peace” led by George McCutchen in Room 357 of the Education Building at 6pm on Wednesdays.
Advent Study Class Schedule:
- November 29 – December 13- “Embracing Hospitality” led by Dr. Ben Sloan in the Adult Reception Hall from 12pm – 1pm in the Adult Reception Hall on Wednesdays.