2363 Germantown Road South - Germantown, TN 38138 - Call us: 901-754-5195 Worship Times are Sundays: 8:30 am & 11 am Worship and 9:30 am Sunday School

Adult Education

Germantown Presbyterian Church offers a variety of classes and educational opportunities to encourage spiritual growth and help you to live out your life as a disciple of Jesus Christ.


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  • Mission:  To help all people know Jesus Christ and grow in His image. “His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness. Through these He has given us His very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.” 2 Peter 1:3-8
  • Biblical Basis: “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.” 2 Peter 3:18
  • The Nature of Christian Spiritual Growth:  The discipleship of adults is more than an exchange of information – it is a deeply personal, lifelong, spiritual journey of transformation that begins with salvation and continues until Christ returns or we are called home to live with Him. Spiritual growth for adults reflects this truth, transforming us into more faithful disciples of Christ. We are called by the Father, equipped by the Spirit, and sent by the Son to a world in need trusting that we will grow in God’s saving grace as revealed in the humanity and divinity of Jesus Christ.


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Grow in Grace and Knowledge * 

Sundays at 9:30 am


New Adult Sunday Groups and Classes Starting March 26, 2017

Sunday mornings 9:30 am-10:30 am, Adult Groups and Classes will be starting (and starting back) on Sunday, March 26. Some are brand new; others are continuing. Some are especially geared for certain age groups, but all are welcome to any of them. Getting plugged into a smaller group at church, like one of our Sunday groups and classes, is a great way to be more closely connected to the fellowship of our congregation and to grow stronger and closer together as Christ’s disciples. Check out these options to see which class you’ll be going to!

-The Adult Education Committee: Robert Walker (Chair), Lauren Beaupre, Myles Beaupre, Scott Hall, Jay Howell, Kelly Lackey, Tracey Smith, Don Willingham



Luke: The Man and His Gospel

Room: Warren Hall
Topic: The Gospel of Luke
Leaders: George Barnes and George Moseley

Who was that man? What did he write? We will explore the myths, traditions and facts of Luke’s life, his association with Paul and his love and knowledge of Jesus. Please join us in this journey back in time of more than 2,000 years and its relevance to our faith and lives today.



Hits of the 50s and 60s

Room: UL-218
Topic: Prodigal God by Timothy Keller
Leader: Kelly Lackey and group members
Coordinator: Melinda Russell

This group, which just started in January, has hit the ground running! Whether you were a part of this group when it was meeting, or whether it’s a new group of people—it’s open to everyone—this is a wonderful place for community and Bible Study.

 Starting March 26, this group will follow a series from Tim Keller, a well-known pastor out of New York City, called Prodigal God, examining multiple approaches to the Parable of the Prodigal Son.




New Testament from Scratch:

Acts, non-Pauline Epistles,


Teachers: Jay Howell and Tracy Whitaker
Room: UL-219

Wrapping up this year-long series in the New Testament, this class will survey through a wide assortment of New Testament books, ranging from the Book of Acts, the non-Pauline Epistles, and the Book of Revelation. Perfect if you’ve ever wondered what the whole Bible thing was about, but were too afraid to ask!




Ongoing Classes

Sticky Faith

Coordinator: Robert Walker
Topic: Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family
Leaders: Chuck Utterback, Julie Lindow, Robert Walker
Room: LL-115 (Noah’s Ark Room downstairs)
This ongoing group, named after a book on sharing faith from parent to child, is meant especially for parents of younger children—but not exclusively, all are welcome! The group will continue in the book Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family by Paul David Tripp. If guiding your family in faith is on your radar in this new year, this would be a wonderful group to be a part of.


Paula’s Hearts and Hands

Topic: The Sermon on the Mount
Leaders: Mary Rogers, Elaine Cates
Room: UL-223
This ongoing group will be studying the Sermon on the Mount and serves the church by knitting prayer blankets and hats for infants.


Cobblestone Bible Study

Topic: Christianity’s Family Tree by Adam Hamilton
Leaders: Lauren Beaupre, Myles Beaupre, Sally Fienup
Room: Mellor Library

This ongoing group, meant especially for singles, couples, and parents in their 20s and 30s (but all are welcome), will work through a book on the many branches of Christianity by Adam Hamilton, Christianity’s Family Tree.



PEACE Youth/Adult Sunday School

Starting Sunday, April 2

Leader: Monica Kirby
Room: UL-227

GPC’s PEACE ministry for and with people with disabilities is expanding to offer a youth/adult Sunday School class, in addition to the current children’s class, starting April 2.

Topic: Click here to learn more about GPC’s PEACE ministry.