Bible Study Groups

Adult Summer Bible Study is June 4 - 7 from 10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in Flamming Hall. Join us for Lord, I Keep Getting a Busy Signal: Seeking to Grow in Our Spiritual Contemplation and Prayer Life, led by Dr. Bill Tuck, retired Baptist pastor, author and teacher.

  • 10:15 a.m. - Fellowship and Music
  • 10:30 a.m. - Bible Study
  • 11:45 a.m. - Lunch ($5)

Dr. Somerville concluded his weekly Pastor’s Class on April 29Podcasts of previous sessions are available.

Bible Study Groups

First Baptist has Bible studies for all ages, every Sunday morning from 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Check out our maps for room numbers and welcome areas.

Children and Students

Sunday school classes for children birth through seniors in high school are held every Sunday morning from 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. as follows:

  • Birth-5 years: First Floor
  • 1st-5th Grades: Second Floor
  • 6th-8th Grades (Youth 1): Lower Level
  • 8th-12th Grades (Youth 2): Third Floor


Sunday Morning

Sunday morning bible study classes for adults of all ages are held  from 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. as follows:

Teacher: Tia Cochran
Location: Pusey House, 1st Floor (2705 Park Avenue, behind main church building)
Description: Young adults currently engaged in undergraduate studies.

Young Couples
Teachers: Clint and Sally Ann Smith
Location: Suite 230D
Description: Couples in first 10 years of marriage, mid 20s-30s.

Teachers: Team Teaching
Location: Suite 213
Description: Married & single, mid 30s to 40s.

Teacher: Ruth Anne Walker
Location: Suite 230A
Description: Women, married & single, 30s+

Teacher: Michael Lipford
Location: Suite 240D
Description: Couples, 40s-60s.

Teacher: John Kim
Location: Suite 240C
Description: Married & single, mid 40s-50s.

Teacher: Van Williams
Location: Suite 240J
Description: Couples, mid 40s-50s.

Teacher: Emerson Shelton 
Location: Suite 240B
Description: Married & single, mid 30s-50s

Next Step
Teacher: Bruce Leary
Location: Suite 240H
Description: Married & single, late 50s-60s.

Teacher: Tommy Pusser
Location: Suite 216
Description: Married & single, mid 30s-50s.

Teacher: Mike Harton
Location: LL-12
Description: Single & married, 45+. 

Teacher: Bev Carroll
Location: Suite 244
Description: Married & single, mid 30s-60s.

New Directions
Teacher: Laura Hedrick
Location: Suite 240G
Description: Married & single, mid 60s-70s

Teacher: Gwen Smith
Location: Suite 230B
Description: Single adults, mid 50s-80s.

Radical Grace
Teacher: Larry Henley, Laura McBride
Location: Suite 215
Description: Married & single, mid 40s+

Teacher: Steve Booth
Location: LL16
Description: Single and married, 40s-60s

Studio Class
Teacher: Kathy Thompson 
Location: Suite 208
Description: Married & single, 50s-70s 

Mustard Seed
Teacher: Lewis Myers
Location: Suite 280J
Description: Married & single, mid 50s-70s.

Teachers: Rob Blackmore, Mollie Hummel, Susan Grant, Dan Dixon, Art Jones, Sandra Harris
Teacher Emeritus: Clark Scanlon
Location: Suite 280K
Description: Married & single, mid 50s-mid 70s.

Teacher: Lee Hilbert
Teacher Emeritus: Buddy Hamilton
Location: Suite 220
Description: Married & single, 50s-80s.

Bible Explorers
Teachers: Dwight Ross
Location: Suite 220B
Description: Married & single, 60-80.

Teacher: Maureen Lipford
Location: Suite 220A
Description: Women, 65+.

Teachers: Emily and Chris Johnson, Anna Rivers, Art Jones
Location: McDaniel Room
Description: Women, 70+.

Ed Hodges
Teachers: John Farmer, Dickie Hamilton, Bob Morsink, Bob Palmer, Billy Burford
Location: Suite 280H
Description: Couples, 70+.

Acts of Friendship
Teacher: Truman Smith
Location: Suite 280B
Description: Married & single, 70+.

Gold Band
Teacher: Sarah Williams
Location: Suite 280C
Description: Married & single, 70+.

Upper Room
Teacher: Charles Nunn
Location: Suite 280F
Description: Married & single, 70+.

Teacher: Katherine Bobbitt
Location: Suite 280D
Description: Women, 75+.

Adams & Fellowship
Teacher: Paul Burkwall
Location: Suite 280G
Description: Men of all ages

Teacher: Martha Willard
Location: Suite 243
Description: Adults with special needs

For more information contact Kim Wicks, Administrative Assistant, or Steve Booth, Associate Pastor.


Deaf Congregation

Jesus, Our Friend
Teacher: Mary Ramsey
Location: Suite 180C
Description: Married & single adults. Most participants are hearing-impaired and use American Sign Language.

For more information contact Kim Wicks, Administrative Assistant.