The Friendship Class

by Linda Warden
The Friendship Bible class at Trinity Baptist Church meets in room 221 at 9:45 Sunday mornings and is made up of adults of all ages with diverse backgrounds. Currently, the class is led in a discussion of the sermon from the previous Sunday morning service.  The teaching leaders are Frank Brooksher and Bob Davis on a rotating basis.  Each leader facilitates the discussion in a manner that includes all class members, whether they were in the previous week’s service or not.
Some members have been a part of this class for many years and others have joined very recently. Our class discussions include input from folks who have broad knowledge of scripture and others whose knowledge is at a different stage.  This blend of people is evidence that all are welcome in this class no matter the person’s background.  The emphasis for participation is that all desire to grow in understanding of the scripture.  Sharing of life experiences by class members during discussion opportunities provides helpful examples of how God has been and is at work in our community and world.  The class warmly welcomes all visitors who are interested in studying God’s word with fellow believers and seekers. 
The Friendship Class also encourages weekly prayer support for class members.  Prayer requests are shared before the class ends each week and those prayer needs are emailed to each class member for continued prayer throughout the week. Many class members are involved in other areas of life at Trinity such as the choir, mission trips, teaching, greeters, church member care, childcare and/or weekly Bible Studies, plus other avenues.
We are not large in number, but we welcome growth.  We meet at 9:45 AM each Sunday morning in room 221 which is on the right just before the walkway above and around the Family Life Center.   The fellowship we share during the class time is a source of friendship, encouragement and spiritual growth for each member.  Come to visit and join our friendly group