Adult Classes | Sundays at 9:45am

Adult classes meet January 6 – March 10 (10 weeks)
Description: Adult Bible Classes at Harpeth Hills aim to foster a welcoming community committed to the spiritual growth and discipleship of class members through Biblical teaching, life application, and mutual encouragement. Some classes consist primarily of specific age groups, but all classes are open to anyone to participate. Class offerings this session are a range of various topics and teachers with the hope that everyone finds a class that benefits your walk with Jesus.

TwentySomethings (Young Adults) – Room 212 – Topic: Words To Live By: The Sermon on the Mount – Teachers: Jason Pagel, Chad and Alison Jordan

Emerge (Young Marrieds and Young Families) – Room 214 – Topic: James: Life-Changing Faith – Teachers: Josh and Cristen Roberts – Class Ministry Leaders: Phil & Catherine Groves

10:24 (Adults with Families of All Ages) – Community Rooms 1&2 – Topic: Preparing Parents for The Teen Years – Teachers: Various Presenters – A Family Ministry Offering – Class Ministry Leaders: Ryan & Emily Moss

Growing in Faith (Adults of All Ages) – Room 215 – Topic: A Life Worth Pursuing: Seeking Biblical Justice for Nashville – Teachers: Various Presenters – An Outreach Ministry Offering – Class Ministry Leaders: Erik & Angela Peterson

Intergenerational (Adults of All Ages) – Community Rooms 3&4 – Topic: Scattered to the Four Winds – Teacher: Stan Smith – Class Ministry Leaders: Stan & Leanne Smith

Kingdom Seekers (Adults of All Ages) – Room 210 – Topic: Beside Still Waters: A Study in Psalms – Teachers: John Harris and Ben Baker – Class Ministry Leader: Terry Sawyer

Road to Emmaus (Senior Adults) – Room 213 – Topic: Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel – Teachers: Tom Henderson and Mac Lynn – Class Ministry Leader – Steve Graham

Women’s Intergenerational (Women of All Ages) – Tea Room – Topic: Our Great Cloud: A Closer Look at Hebrews 11 – Teacher: Jennifer Pagel – Class Ministry Leader: Gail Powell

Men’s Intergenerational (Men of All Ages) – Room 211 – Topic: Heroes of Faith – Teachers: Nick Tenpenny and Ben Powell – Class Ministry Leader: Ben Powell

College Group (Students and College Age Adults) – Room 209 – Topic: Spiritual Disciplines – Teacher: Grady Sutton – Class Ministry Leaders: Eric & Brooke O’Dell, Ron & Mallory Woods

SALT (Adults who are single or single again) – Room 205 – Topic: Growing Strong Emotionally and Spiritually – Teachers: Jim Anderson and John Kennedy – Class Ministry Leaders: John & Shirley Bornstein

International – Room: 208 – Topic: Gospel of John – Teacher: Graham McKay – Class Ministry Leaders: Virginia Floyd, Graham & Esheron McKay

Asian – Room 203 – Topic: Gospel of Mark – Teachers: Ernie Clevenger, Sathiane Thonchanthavong, Jim Byers – Class Ministry Leaders: Jim Byers and Ernie Clevenger

Family Conversations: Finishing Well
Location – Conference Room
Teachers: Older Adult Ministry Offering Facilitated by Ronnie Rummage and James Vandiver with Various Guest Presenters
Description – Isn’t life so much easier when you have anticipated and planned for the next steps? Family Conversations is a class which can help you and your family learn how to prepare for the aging process so that you will have the information, support, and encouragement you need as we walk through life together.
January 6 – Introduction – Reinventing Family – James Vandiver
January 13 – Spiritual Issues – Ronnie Rummage
January 20 – Documenting Wishes – Kate Payne
January 27 – Family Systems – Conflict Resolution – Jim Anderson/Jake Morris
February 3 – Caregiving – Robyn Arab
February 10 – Issues of Isolation – Kayse Martin
February 17 – Dementia – Todd Jenkins
February 24 – Decisionmaking – Mike Carlson/James Vandiver
March 3 – End of Life Issues – Sarah Neller
March 10 – Legacy, Wills, Preplanning – Greg Hardeman/James Vandiver

A building guide is available here.


Wednesdays at 6:45pm

Connect Classes: 

Connect Gatherings are the first Wednesday of the month when all adults come together in the Youth Center for a special guest speaker and time of worship. Connect Classes occur the rest of the month for a 3-week series, ranging in topics and teachers. Our desire is to offer something for everyone of all ages to grow in their relationship with Jesus and with their church family.

Next Connect Gathering
February 6 = Speaker: Michael Kirkwood, Pastor – Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church
6:45-7:45pm, Youth Center

Connect Class Offerings – January 16, 23, and 30:

Room 215 – “A Psalms Experience” – John Harris, John Bass, Nancy Cornwell, and Others

Room 210 – “Seeing the Unseen: A Study of Spiritual Warfare” – Joe Beam

Room 213 – “Spiritual Disciplines for Communities and Families” – Hayden Parrish

Room 209 – “Movement and Meditation: A Class for Women” – Teresa Norris

Room 205 – “SALT Gathering” – John and Shirley Bornstein

Devotional at 5:30pm in Room 210.

Room 203 – Grief Share – begins January 16 – Facilitator: Greg Glenn – 6:15-7:45pm


Beginning at 5:45pm each Wednesday in the Gym. Meals are available at no charge, but $5/person donations to cover costs are appreciated.

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Other Offerings


Women in the Word

Mondays, 6:30-8:00pm, Room 205
This gathering is open to all women and begins on January 14.
The group is reading and discussing Who Has The Last Word?  by Michelle Goff.
Contact Camille Lowe ( for more information.


Manna Bible Study for Women

Mondays, 9:00-11:30am, Room 210
This gathering is open to all women and begins on January 28.
The group is reading and discussing Job-A Story of Unlikely Joy by Lisa Harper.
Contact Donna Ackerman (
Childcare registration must be done in advance with Sarah Bull (


Men’s Bible Study

Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00am, Room 209
This gathering is open to all men and begins on January 15 with Sean McDowell’s apologetics series.
Come if you can, feel free to drop in late or leave early if you must.
Contact Henry Cho  ( for more info.


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