Learning Communities at Grantham Church

At Grantham Church, we believe we’re always learning. Our relationship with God grows as we learn more about ourselves, our faith and our purpose. That’s why we offer learning communities for all ages on Sunday mornings. Learning communities are personal spaces that offer you a chance to meet other members of the church and deepen your relationships with others on a journey with Jesus.

Our adult learning communities are intergenerational and meet according to topics. The following learning communities meet at 9 a.m. on Sunday mornings.

FALL 2017 Adult Learning Communities


The Philatheans class will study the book of Romans.

Where: Room A1
Teachers: Sam Brubaker, Wayne Cassel, John Sider, and Glen Pierce

Doubt and Certainty

This class will read and discuss Greg Boyd’s book, Benefit of the Doubt: Breaking the Idol of Certainty. This study will focus on the relationship of doubt and certainty and the role these concepts play in the life of the Christian.

Where: Room C8 – C12
Coordinators: Ken and Yvonne Martin; Teacher: Randy Basinger

Simply Christian

N.T. Wright tells us that he wrote this book “…to describe what Christianity is all about, both to commend it to those outside the faith and to explain it to those inside.” Simply Christian has three parts. In part one, Wright shares what he sees as “Echoes of a Voice” that come to our world from outside and give evidence that there is something more than a material world. Our longing for justice and a quest for spirituality are hints that there is a God who created the world and wants a relationship with us. Part two helps us understand the Trinity: God the father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. The final part of the book introduces us to what it looks like to follow Jesus including topics such as worship, the Church, prayer, the Bible, and our future hope. This is a great book for getting a deeper appreciation for the basics of Christianity.

Where: Room C7
Facilitators: Geoff Isley and Ron Burwell


This 10-week parenting class created by Dave and Lori Warren will address a variety of topics and the wide-ranging challenges all parents face, including challenges to marital relationships during the years of peak parenting stress. Parenting is a roller coaster that we can’t get off once we are on! The highs are high, and the lows are low. Parenting is hard work. Several helpful resources will be referenced during the class and there will be an emphasis on conversation and mutual support.

Where: Room C9
Teachers: Lori and Dave Warren


Note: There will be a combined Learning Community on November 5 for Missions Sunday.