Fall 2020 Discipleship programming

Fall 2020 Discipleship programming

As a Church we are encouraged to equip disciples of Jesus Christ. This fall, we encourage you to participate in one of our many groups who meet throughout the week. The classes are designed to help us better know Jesus Christ and grow stronger as a community of Faith. For questions about adult programming, call Hannah Elliott at 918-301-1019 or email her at helliott@firstchurchtulsa.org.

Sunday School and Pastor's Study classes start the week of August 23, 2020.
Check the web calendar for updates.

Children and Youth Classes
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School for all children (infant to grade four) reopened on August 23 and continues throughout the semester. All Pathfinder (grades five through eight) and Exodus (grades nine through 12) students are also meeting for Sunday School and fellowship each week. The Powerhouse opens at 9:20 a.m. on Sundays. Read more about safety protocols.


Adult Sunday School
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
We currently have Sunday School classes gathering and studying on site each week and others that are meeting via Zoom. These discipleship offerings are subject to change as the pandemic situation improves. Please check our web event calendar for updated information.


Pastor’s Study
Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.
Stephenson Hall
This fall, Dr. Jim Miller will lead a four-week study of John Bunyan’s “The Pilgrim’s Progress.” This will be followed by a study of a C.S. Lewis favorite, “Mere Christianity.” Purchase your Wednesday lunch in advance by registering online.

Adult classes start the week of September 14, 2020.
Check the web calendar for updates.

Monday School
Mondays, 12:00 p.m., Kirkland Library
Dr. Arden Autry will continue his study on Revelation. This study provides an overview of the entire book, followed by examples of how Revelation has been interpreted in different eras of the Church. For more information, email Hannah Elliott. Optional lunch at 11:30 a.m.

Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., Room E100
Philippians - How to have joy in any circumstance. This study is led by Denise Rounds. There will be a workbook needed that can be purchased in the class. ____________________________________________________________________________

Downtown Theological Roundtable
Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., Courtyard
The goal is to gather weekly and go in-depth with thoughtful discussion on the books important to our theological upbringings and heritage. We will be starting a new book for our fall meetings and it will be announced soon. Led by Rev. Dan Hutchinson and Phillip Bowman.

K Groups
Beginning Monday, October 5
Various days and times for each group
This fall, K Groups will be conducting a six-week study on “God Space: Where Spiritual Conversations Happen Naturally,” by Doug Pollock. Start thinking now of people you would enjoy meeting with for six-weeks to discuss how we can incorporate Jesus into our daily conversations with those me meet in a meaningful and effective way. Call Phillip Bowman at 918-630-1786 for details.

Classes begin September 16, 2020 at 6:15 p.m.
And, join us for dinner at 5:15 p.m. Check the web
calendar for updates. FirstChurchTulsa.org/events

Wednesday nights are a vibrant time of fellowship and spiritual growth at First Church. We hope that you will join us for an optional church dinner followed by AWANA and POW for children and several adult offerings. For more information, email Kiona Tyler for children’s programming and Hannah Elliott for adult programming. Prebook your dinner by ordering online at firstchurchtulsa.org/WNDT.

Wednesdays, 6–7:30 p.m., Downstairs in the Children’s Center
AWANA will begin Wednesday, September 16 including children from two years of age up to fourth grade. Please RSVP in advance so that we may plan drop off and pick up.

Dr. Miller’s Class – The Spiritual DNA of First Church
Wednesdays, 6:15–7:30 p.m., Room to be announced
In this six-week course, we’ll be looking at the meaning behind our heritage as Orthodox, Reformed and Evangelical believers.

Seeker’s Bible Study: The Gospel of John
Wednesdays, 6:15–7:30 p.m., Room E103

Pastor Wambugu Gachungi leads an in-depth, verse-by-verse study of the book of John. Come enjoy praying together, studying scripture, and engaging in lively questions and discussions.


Financial Peace University
Wednesdays, 6:15–7:30 p.m., Room to be announced
This life-changing class led by Judith Land and taught by Dave Ramsey on video, will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future and give like never before. Cost is $129 per person/couple. Learn more and register online. Limited scholarships available. Please contact Hannah Elliott for more information and questions about scholarships. Purchase materials online.

Theology of Parenthood
Wednesdays, 6:15–7:30 p.m., Room to be announced
Join Rev. Dan Hutchinson, Sarah Savage and guest speakers as we talk about aspects of our faith, how these aspects influence our homes and family life, and how to teach these to our children.

Special Event
Ignatian Spiritual Exercises
Saturday, September 19, 9:30 a.m., Room E104
Get ready for a spiritual journey like no other. Learn the process, experience the prayer and find out what you can expect from the upcoming Ignatian groups this fall. Join us Saturday, September 19 for continental breakfast at 9:30 a.m., followed by an informational meeting from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in room E104. To register or for more information, contact Duff Points at 918-301-1018.

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