Purpose —The purpose of the Sunday School is to teach sound doctrine that will enhance knowledge, understanding and application of the Scripture to equip God’s people for service; and to reach the lost and mature the saved.

The expression, “one size fits all” certainly does not apply when it is viewed within the context of our Sunday School.  At Abiding Faith we have teachers and classes for every age and stage of life.  And, most importantly, we have the Holy Spirit, working within the Sunday School, transforming both teachers and students into mature and committed Christian men and women.

Sunday School begins at 9:00 A.M. and ends at 10:15 A.M.

Primary//Beginners

Primary/Beginners (Ages 2-8) discovering that God who helped David to slay the giant will protect him when he is alone in the dark in his room at night; discovering that God loves him/her; it’s learning about the miracles of Jesus and knowing that God can do anything and always wants to do what is best for her/him;

Joyful Seeker Junior

Juniors (Ages 9-12) studying together the wonders of God’s creation, and realizing that disobedience brings punishment; but that God’s mercy provides a Savior to take the punishment for their sin;

Joyful Seeker Teen

Teens/young people (Ages 13-17) learning that God has a plan for their lives and He will lead each of them if they will listen to His voice;

Young Adults

Young Adults (Ages 18-34) discovering that God is all wise and He will "shed His light" on all who are willing to follow;

Adults

Adults (Ages 35 and up) focusing on God’s Word as they worship and fellowship together; realizing that it is indeed a "service manual" for every Christian.  Adult Classes consist of 8 classes.  Four Women of Faith Classes and Three Men of Faith Classes.

Harvester's Evangelism

Harvester’s (All Ages). Equipping disciples to share their faith by reaching out in different ways to spread the message of salvation through Jesus Christ. This is a 12-wk study course that empowers members to share the Good News with conviction, knowledge and boldness.

Baptism

Baptism Class (All Ages).  At Abiding Faith, baptism is a wonderful, once in a lifetime event celebrating the beginning of the Christian life. Our baptism practice is the believer's baptism by immersion as a symbol and sign of the decision to put his/her faith in Jesus Christ, and to trust in His sacrifice on the cross for the forgiveness of their sins. 

Children and adults who have made a decision to accept Christ as their Savior will attend Baptism Class where the plan of salvation and baptism are explained and the candidates taught to understand what a commitment to Christ means through baptism by immersion.  The Baptism Class is a pre-requisite for baptism at Abiding Faith Baptist Church.  Classes are held each Sunday during Sunday School hour from 9:30-10:30 A.M. 

Teachers

Teachers --teaching, loving and praying for their students, applying each lesson to their own lives before they teach it to others. It is organized efforts to teach God’s Word to students of every age in the language they can understand and in such a manner that the truth of God’s Word will be lived out in their lives.  There are thirty-three (33) teachers on staff to serve your needs.

Superintendents

Superintendents, organizing, planning, encouraging, counseling, visioning, teaching, evaluating, assessing, listening, supporting, nurturing and guiding in various settings that enable teachers to grow in their understanding of the Bible and their Christian faith so that they may live as disciples of Christ and that they might be transformational teachers—teachers who change lives through their teaching.  Superintendents are concerned with your spiritual growth.

New Member Orientation

Our Pastor meets with new members in the New Member Orientation Class—teaching them more about our Baptist doctrine and the basics of our beliefs, enabling them to gain an understanding of the operation of our church and its history.  This also gives new members the opportunity to become acquainted with others like themselves who are new to the church.  It helps them become firm in their commitment to Christ and assists them in identifying where their talents can best be used.  New members must complete the orientation in order to hold offices in the Church.  This class meets at 9:00 a.m. during our Sunday School hour.

Awards Day 

Sunday School March Song

Sunday School March Song
1st

We’re marching on in our Sun-day School
We’re working-not for fortune nor for fame;
We sing praises and glory to His Na-a-me!
As we learn-and-grow in our Sun-day School.

(Chorus)
We invite you to march along,

To Sunday School to-study-and-to-grow,
Come and join in with us as we go-o-o!
To learn-and-grow in our Sun-day School.

2nd 
We’re marching on in our Sunday School,

We will raise the banner high.
We will shout our praises to the sky-yy!
As we learn-and-grow in our Sun-day School.

(Chorus)
We invite you to march along,

To Sunday School to-study-and-to-grow,
Come and join in with us as we go-o-o!
To learn-and-grow in our Sun-day School.

3rd 
In Sunday School we learn how to live,

How to love, be grateful and forgive,
All our praises and honor go to Hi-ii’m!
As we learn-and-grow in our Sun-day School.

(Chorus)
We invite you to march along,

To Sunday School to-study-and-to-grow,
Come and join in with us as we go-o-o!
To learn-and-grow in our Sun-day School.

~~dbscott-2013