Sunday School Classes

Our Sunday School classes are a vital part of our discipleship at FUMC Temple. Scroll down to find the right class for you! Classes are located in various places around our campus and gather Sunday Mornings from 9:45 am to 10:45 am. 

Due to our multiple service times, the Genesis Class is offered a second time from 10:45 am to 11:45 am.

Due to COVID classes have changed, contact the class leader for more information. Click on the class name to email the class leader.

Class for young couples and singles. Recent studies include video series with discussion of James, Ephesians, The Unexpected Messiah, and the devotional guide For All Who Seek God. The class studies are facilitated by Gary and Brenda Smith. We enjoy getting together to eat lunch after church, swim parties, etc. so that we can get to know each other's families and deepen our Christian friendships.

New faces are always welcome!

John 8:12

Class members are generally age 35 and up. Discussions are on current and historic topics and how they pertain to Christianity and the daily walk for followers of Jesus Christ. Recent studies have included a 12-week study of Judaism by Professor Isaiah M. Gafni.

Open to adults of all ages looking for a place to grow in faith and fellowship. Bible based studies will emphasize open discussion where all thoughts and opinions are welcome and respected.

Contemporary Christians

Dennis Hall - Room 118

Class members are generally ages 40 and up. Studies usually include book and video components followed by discussion. Recent studies have included The Wesleyan Way by Scott J. Jones and Counterfeit Christianity by Roger E. Olsen. The class celebrates "Social Sunday" with potluck dishes on the first Sunday of every month.

Saints and Sinners is a class of mature adults, both couples and singles, some are retired, who enjoy long term, supportive relationships while warmly welcoming new members into their circle of friends. Lively class discussions are led by a team of teachers and include both straight Biblical studies and occasional spiritual topics. We have just concluded a study of I and II Peter and will soon begin Joshua and the Flow of Biblical History, a study by Francis Schaeffer. 

A small class for ages 50 and up. Free thought and open discourse on topical and contemporary subjects is encouraged. Media used include videos of spiritual lectures, dramatic interpretations of biblical stories, and travels of the Holy Lands.

Dawson Class

Room 201

First organized in 1954, membership in this historic class is generally ages 50 and up. The class is led by rotating teachers using the Cokesbury Adult Bible Study. The benediction spoken in unison each Sunday is from Psalm 90:12, "So teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom."

Prayer Warriors

Meets Sunday Evenings at the Howard's Home

A new class for all ages and stages of faith. The focus is on the prayers of the Bible through practice and participation. The primary leader is Dr. David Howard, a retired pastor and counselor.

Formed in the late 1970s. our membership consists of present retirees, active grandparents, and career focused singles and couples. Present curriculum is from the Cokesbury Adult Bible series with application to scripture. Christian Collage is focused to learn and apply a Bible based study. Spiritual backgrounds vary and differing and concurring opinions are shared in an amicable manner. We encourage and support the needs and concerns of class members, church family, and community. Class members also enjoy fellowship through regularly scheduled socials to keep us laughing, building relationships, and loving one another. Class members are active in other ministries and outreach areas within church and community.

Most members are singles and couples with young children. The teachings of Jesus are examined as they impact daily lives. The class is friendly and outgoing and members enjoy meeting new friends. The class is facilitated by Pastor Brian Longley.

Friendship Class

Room 302 & 303

Organized in 1947, this class is the oldest of the adult Sunday school classes. Class members are generally ages 50 and up. The class is led by rotating teachers using the Cokesbury Adult Bible Study for both old and new testaments. We welcome visitors and new members. We use our offerings to support local missions.