Christian Education

Christian education and spiritual growth opportunities at BACC include:

Sunday School Classes

Have you ever wanted to know more about the Bible and how it can change your life? Or, have you wondered how you can help your children grow closer to God? Are you looking for Christian friends to walk life’s path with you? Then Bon Air Christian Church’s Sunday School program is the place for you, your family and your friends. Classes are offered for all children ages three through high school. There are also several options for adults to attend Sunday School. The adult classes provide an informal atmosphere to develop Christian friendships while studying the Bible.

BACC's Sunday School program is a place where faith and friendships are nurtured. Come and explore your faith with us!

Download our Sunday School Brochure (pdf).

Sunday School Classes for Children and Youth

  • Nursery (Birth to age 2)
    Our babies and toddlers are lovingly cared for by Kyla Brooks and volunteers in a bright, colorful, child- friendly environment. Open during the Sunday School hour and both Sunday worship services, the nursery is located behind the church office area, right next to the library.
  • Pre-K/Grade 1 (Ages 3-7)
    Preschool and early elementary children will love learning about God’s love for them, favorite Bible stories, and the life of Jesus. Lessons may include a Bible story, crafts, games, and snacks. The primary classroom is located in the Christian Education Wing, and teachers are Barbara Bancroft and Gina McKenney.
  • Juniors (Grades 2 and 5)
    This class welcomes children in grades two through five, with a focus on learning to use the Bible and application of Bible lessons to daily life. It may include Bible stories, crafts, and snacks. The junior room is located in the Christian Education Wing, and the teachers are Robin Blanchard and Dana Hatton.
  • Middle School (Grades 6-8)
    Russ and Cindy Johnson help these youth learn to integrate their faith into their daily life using the Deep Blue for Tweens curriculum. The middle school room is located in the Christian Education Wing.
  • High School (Grades 9-12)
    The High School Class uses the Bible Lessons for Youth curriculum, designed to help youth understand scripture and apply it to their individual experiences. They will meet in the Worship and Wonder room. Teachers are Cathy Vaden and Diane Clark.

Sunday School Classes for Adults

  • Parlor Class
    This class will be using the book You Can’t Ask That!: 50 Taboo Questions about the Bible, Jesus, and Christianity by Christian Piatt, which tackles 50 of the most provocative, challenging, and hard-to-answer questions about faith and religion with thoughtful responses from today’s top religion professors, pastors, and other faith leaders on the topics. This class will meet in the Sojourner’s Room, and will be taught by Danny Simmons, Jamie McDonald, and Cassie Price.
  • Fellowship Class

    Join a diverse group of individuals and couples who come together to study the Bible. The Bible lessons in this quarter unify around the theme, “Respond.” The lessons move through variou responses people of faith are called to make as they live out their faith in both good times and difficult ones. The Fellowship Class meets in the Christian Education wing, and is taught by Kitten Whitlow.

  • Sojourners
    The atmosphere of this class is non-threatening, non-judgmental—a feeling of love and respect for each participant’s questions or expressed beliefs prevails. The class will continue their study of the Gospel of Matthew using Willaim Barclay’s New Daily Study Bible commentary, taught by Cathy Law, Sara Reese and Susan Deihl. This group is planning to meet online via Zoom from September through December 2021. 

    Visit our Gospel of Matthew web page for additional information and links to recorded lessons.

Other Opportunities for Spiritual Growth

Pastor's Class

Youth and adult Pastor's classes are available. Check with the church office regarding dates and times.

Taking Faith Home

Taking Faith Home weekly flyers are a simple, yet effective, tool to help your family extend their faith formation practices in your home. Based on the worship scripture text for the week, each flyer contains faith-building scripture, activities and devotions designed to help your family share and live their faith together during the week. With a variety of activities to choose from, the flyers offer something for everyone. Here are some of its key features:

  • Based on the Revised Common Lectionary used by many congregations
  • Gives examples of each of the Four Key faith practices (caring conversations, devotions, service, and rituals and traditions)
  • Includes a weekly prayer, Bible verse, mealtime prayer, and blessing.
  • Offers suggested daily Bible readings

Go to our Taking Faith Home page to download the flyers.

This resource is provided courtesy of Milestones Ministry, LLC.

Worship & Wonder

Following the Children's Message each Sunday at our worship services, pre-school through third grade children are invited to attend a supervised "Worship & Wonder" study session in our Worship and Wonder classroom in the Christian Education wing. There will be a Bible story from our storyteller, some time for independent activities related to the story, a time of communion, and a blessing for each child as they depart.

Wednesday Evening Prayer and Fellowship

Join us on Zoom each Wednesday evening for a brief, yet powerful, time of fellowship and prayer. We share prayer requests and concerns with one another, and enjoy a scripture reading and some music together. Watch for the link in your Wednesday morning email.

Christian Women's Fellowship

Our CWF has three groups, each meeting monthly, and you are invited to join one or all!

  • The Evening Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in a member’s home, with those interested meeting for dinner at 5:00.
  • The Salad Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. and is currently meeting via Zoom.
  • Our Day Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. here at the church.

We would love to have you join us!

Christian Men's Fellowship

Our men’s group meets often to enjoy dinner out together, and for a variety of planned activities, such as a Habitat Build, fishing trip, golf outings, etc. Please contact the church office to have your name added to the email list for this group.

 

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