Adult Education

The Christian Education ministry at Royal Lane is not merely another facet of our Church program. It is essential to our mission as a church. It is through our educational ministry that we seek better understanding of our own faith and growth as a community of Christ-followers.

Education Division Initiatives

 

In Focus

Each month, our Education Division highlights a timely topic that affects our congregation, our local communities, and our world. We invite you to join us for these important opportunities for conversation and education taking place at Royal Lane.

January: National Human Trafficking Awareness Month July: Summer Sabbatical
February: Black History Month August: Missions Month
March: Women's History Month September: Safety Month
April: Child Abuse Prevention Month October: Bullying Prevention Month
May: Mental Health Awareness Month November: Youth Homelessness Awareness Month
June: LGBTQ+ Pride Month December: Refugee Awareness Month

 

Our Whole Lives

Join us for conversations about sexuality and our faith yearly during the spring. The Our Whole Lives curriculum offers honest, fact-based, comprehensive sexuality workshops and lessons to engage participants in this important topic. Five curricula speak to participants' needs based on age:

  • Grades K-1
  • Grades 4-6
  • Grades 7-9
  • Grades 10-12 
  • Adults

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Sunday School Classes

Adult Sunday School classes meet weekly in the Education Building from 9:45 - 10:45 AM. All classes are inter-generational and open to all.  

Formations

Led by Jack Mullinax & John Helms in Room 202. 

This class is designed to help participants study Scripture seriously within the contest of the larger Christian tradition and, through the process, find their faith renewed and strengthened. The class enjoys open discussions which create a venue for participants to express their faith while respecting the views of other classmates

Foundation Stones

Led by Scott Bryant in Portable 1

Class members range in age from college students to senior adults. Members come to the class from a variety of faith backgrounds. The goal of the class is to help members move to a deeper knowledge and understanding of the principles and truths which form the foundation of our Christian faith.

QuestErs

Led by Nancy Ferrell in Room 204

The class is made up of a cross section of church members. The class culture is one of dialogue and questioning. The class reviews books and topics of interest and reflect on them for the purpose of applying new insights to our Christian journey. Most often the class uses book studies to spark conversation.

Prayer Place

Led by Kristene Ruddle in Room 206

The class seeks to be inclusive and welcome folks of all ages and genders. (A quick peek into the class might lead one to believe it to be an all-women’s class; but, guys, you are welcome.) A portion of each class is devoted to sharing prayer concerns and answers to prayers.

Canterbury Class

Led by Sylvia & Dennis Turnbull in Room 208

Class members select, read, and discuss books and authors who have diverse theological ideas and opinions.

 NON-TRADITIONAL

Led by Tex Quesada in Vickrey Hall

The class of five to ten individuals engages people in all age groups and backgrounds – some are brand new Christians, others have been in the church for many years.

Royal Welcome

Led by Bettie Meachum & Mike Jones in the Library

Multi-week introduction to our church (scheduled as needed).