Many people today are asking if Sunday School is relevant in today's world. My answer is not only is it relevant it is a much needed time of study and fellowship. Let me share with you three reasons I believe this to be true.
1) Sunday School provides systematic teaching of the Scriptures for all age levels. Children, youth, and adults need opportunities for discovery, review, and interaction as they study God's Word; Sunday School meets those needs!
2) Sunday School organizes the congregation into care groups. The teacher becomes a shepherd for the class, an extension of the pastor's ministry. Where the pastor finds it impossible to know all the needs of the congregation, Sunday School teachers know when someone is absent or hurting and can express love personally.
3) Sunday School focuses on outreach to peers and friends. In a small group setting, where warmth and love flow and topics are non-threatening, class members are encouraged to invite family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, or classmates from school. Class socials and activities can focus on community outreach through social or ministry events.
Here at First Cumberland, we have a Sunday School class for you. I encourage you to check it out for yourself.