Sunday School

SundaySchoolFOLLOWING IS A FUNCTIONAL DEFINITION OF OUR SUNDAY SCHOOL MINISTRY

The primary purpose is obedient response to the Great Commission: Making disciples who will fulfill the threefold mission of the church —evangelism, worship, and discipleship.

The primary strategy is the intentional, systematic, development of leaders

who can carry on the work of the ministry in the local church.

The primary curriculum is the Bible supported by appropriate teaching resources.

The primary process is regular (preferably weekly), systematic teaching of Bible content and doctrine.

The primary dynamic is the building of relationships that involve mutual commitment and accountability.

The primary structure includes a full range of groups, developed with a sensitivity to culture, needs, interests, and/or life stages.

The primary oversight is the responsibility of the pastoral staff and church lay leaders in the local church.