West End United Methodist Church

All are welcome to participate in Sunday Morning Classes (aka “Sunday School”) each week. These groups span every stage of life and encompass various points along the spiritual journey. Classes meet at 9:45 AM unless noted otherwise in their descriptions. We hope you will join us as we deepen our relationships with God and one another!


Open Study – Room LL2

Intergenerational discussion; progressive as it explores faith and contemporary issues while practicing mission and justice.


Sine Nomine – Room LL5

The time for this class is designed for Chancel Choir members, but all are welcome. 9:40 - 10:20 a.m. The class is led by a variety of leaders on a wide range of topics.


Sacred Journeys – Room 304

Intergenerational community focused on spiritual practices that enrich our inner life, such as singing, guided meditation/silence, sharing in sacred circle, and praying for others.


The Quest – Room 305

The Quest is a book study group, and the format is class participation and discussion. Adults of all age groups attend. The class is composed of both married people and singles; and both men and women.


Discourse and Discovery – Room 306

Intergenerational community of strength, acceptance, and support linking faith and spirituality to events in our lives.


Christians Under Construction – Room 307

Energetic baby boomers, both singles and couples, who enjoy  diverse studies and loose structure.


Foundations – Room 310

Foundations is a class of young married couples and growing families on a journey to building lasting relationships with both our spouses and each other by friendship,  fellowship and studying the word of God.


College Lunch @ Noon

Join the undergrad and graduate student community for lunch and faith discussions following the late worship service. They gather each week in Reed Hall.


Mosaic – Room 317

A group of 20 and 30 somethings who come from various walks of life as we share the journey of spiritual growth together, we are a combination of singles and couples, with and without kids. We are truly a “mosaic” of younger adults doing our best to be disciples of the God known in Jesus Christ whose boundary-breaking love shapes our lives. 


Benton Restoration – Room 318

Primarily comprised of couples in their early to mid-30’s, this class seeks to walk in faith together as we dig deeply into biblical and topical studies together. We seek connection to other couples at WEUMC while honoring the busyness of one another’s lives.  Come as you are and as you are able! 


Cokesbury – Room 319

Mature adults engaging in lively Christian conversation within a  community of love, grace, and humor.


Bible and Spirit – Room 320

Midlife and Mature adults focused on biblical themes or subjects with the intention of learning, personal application, and spiritual growth.


Making Room – Room 321

Married couples in their 30’s with or without children gathering for topic studies, monthly potlucks, and volunteer opportunities.


Saints and Sinners - Room 322

Midlife Adults inviting speakers, from within the Church and without,  to address a diverse range of topics.


Cornerstone – Room 323

Mostly married couples and some singles from early 40s to early 60s engaging in a wide variety of biblical study, discussion, and spiritual development topics from current  authors, speakers and theologians.  


Young Adults – Room 402

A class for young adults in the 18-25 year age range.  Join Nancy Parker, Pastor of Young Adults and Vanderbilt Wesley Fellowship, as she leads  weekly discussions on a variety of faith-related topics.

If you would be interested in starting a new Sunday morning class, please let us know. We are always excited to support new opportunities for spiritual growth. 

For more information about current classes or starting a new class, please contact Brandon Baxter, Pastor of Spiritual Formation, at bbaxter@westendumc.org.

Updated - 9/2020
= Reconciling Ministries Class