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Sunday School

Oak Grove has a variety of diverse groups to help you further your study!

Join us for fellowship, Bible study, and prayer!

  • Class Name: YANSY (Young and Not So Young)

  • Location: Room 231

  • Current Study: Grace: More That We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine by Max Lucado

  • When New Study Begins: July 7, 2024

  • Ways of Studies: Video and Discussion (Recent studies have been by Max Lucado, John Ortberg, Adam Hamilton, and Rick Warren)

  • Average Age: 40s - 90s (average age range is not a limit—all are welcome)

  • ONE sentence of what we want people to know: We are a family, and there are no strangers in the YANSY class!

  • Contact: Carol Avenson avensoncarol@gmail.com

  • Class Name: Journey

  • Location: Room 236

  • Current Study: Revelation (February 25, 2024 – June 16, 2024)

  • When New Study Begins: June 23, 2024

  • Ways of Studies: Bible and Small Study Guide

  • Average Age: 40’s - 70’s

  • ONE sentence of what we want people to know: We believe Sunday School is an important part of our faith journey, teaching us how to be better Christians and our goal is to have learned something which leads us closer to the Lord.

  • Contact:  Susan Baker sbrucebaker@gmail.com

  • Class Name: Builder’s Fellowship

  • Location: Room 232

  • Current Study: International Sunday School Lesson Quarterly Study Guide

  • When New Study Begins: Weekly

  • Ways of Studies: Bible Study

  • Average Age: Over 40

  • ONE sentence of what we want people to know: We have great fellowship through Bible study, discussion, and prayer, including breakfast after Sunday School on the first Sunday of each month at Angie's Restaurant. 

  • Contact: Ernest Spain (spnrstr11338@yahoo.com) and Frances Griffin (fjcgriffin@yahoo.com)

  • Class Name: Wesleyan

  • Location: Room 230

  • Current Study: Jesus’s Farewell Message by Francis Chan

  • When New Study Begins: 06/02/24

  • Ways of Studies: Book, Video DVD studies, Discussion, Amplify Media

  • Average Age: 65

  • ONE sentence of what we want people to know: Although the class members are older, we welcome people of any age.

  • Contact: George Bowers ggbowers6@gmail.com

  • Class Name: Senior High – Cross Trainers

  • Location: Room 225

  • Current Study: Galatians, Paul’s Letters

  • When New Study Begins: June

  • Ways of Studies: Youth Ministry Curriculum with Occasional YouTube Videos

  • Average Age: High School Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

  • ONE sentence of what we want people to know: We seek to understand the bible and how it is relevant and guides us today.

  • Contact: Roger Petersen roger@oakgroveumc.org

  • Class Name: Junior High - Ignite

  • Location: Room 220

  • Current Study: Ephesians

  • When New Study Begins: Summer

  • Ways of Studies: Bible, Amplify Media, YouTube Videos, Christian Books, Orange

  • Average Age: 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

  • ONE sentence of what we want people to know: Our mission is to build an enduring foundation that ignites a passion for Jesus.

  • Contact: Chad Miller chad1027@cox.net

  • Class Name: BASIC (Brothers and Sisters in Christ)

  • Location: Room 221

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  • Ways of Studies: Watching Short Videos and then discussing with a lesson guide

  • Average Age: Preferably 21+

  • ONE sentence of what we want people to know: We are not theologians, but ordinary people who study and pray together to collectively grasp an understanding of God through His Word, as well as to become closer with other followers of Jesus.

  • Contact: James Lee (leejam357@gmail.com) and Stephanie Lee (jaymakani@yahoo.com)

  • Class Name: Ludie E Williamson (LEW Class)

  • Location: Conference Room in Church Office Suite

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  • Contact: Wayne Abermathy jwasra@yahoo.com

  • Class Name: Young Adults Sunday School Class (The O.G.’s)

  • Location: Rm 234

  • Current Study: Confronting the Controversies: Biblical Perspectives on Tough Issues by Adam Hamilton

  • When New Study Begins: September 1

  • Ways of Studies: …video, discussion, alternating teachers, reading scripture, current culture events

  • Average Age: post-high school through forty

  • ONE sentence of what we want people to know: A community of young adults discussing the hard issues of current culture thru the lens of our faith and supporting scripture. 

  • Contact: Mary Knight mpkinght51@me.com

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