Adults’ Sabbath School

Date Topic Presenter

The Four Focuses of Sabbath School

Learn about the foundation of Sabbath School and how it can help minister more effectively to members and to community.

Bonita Shields

Editor and Assistant Director, Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department, General Conference

Sabbath,
July 4

12:15PM and 5:15PM

The Disciple-making Sabbath School

Learn to make Sabbath School the hub of disciple-making in the family of God by modeling the tasks of practical theology. Powerpoint PDF

Kathleen Beagles

Director of Religious Education Programs, Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University

Sunday,
July 5

12:15PM and 5:15PM

Interactive Learning in the Adult Sabbath School

Explore ways in which Bible study may be facilitated to engage actively every individual of the Sabbath School class. PowerPoint

Gary Swanson

Associate Director, Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department, General Conference

Monday,
July 6

12:15PM and 5:15PM

Sabbath School Action Units

Learn of the success of small-group techniques in the development of dynamic Sabbath Schools.

Paolo Benini

Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department, Inter-European Division

Tuesday,
July 7

12:15PM and 5:15PM

Good Discussion Questions for Bible Study

Learn how to create safe community service operations and sustain a dynamic risk management culture in outreach ministries. PowerPoint PDF

Gary Swanson

Associate Director, Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department, General Conference

Wednesday,
July 8

12:15PM and 5:15PM

The Complete Sabbath School Superintendent

Explore the qualities and skills necessary for effective leadership in the successful operation of the Sabbath School. PowerPoint PDF

Michael Hamilton

Director, Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department, Trans-European Division

Thursday,
July 9

12:15PM and 5:15PM

Social Media and the Adult Sabbath School Class

How social should we be? Harnessing the power of Social media to reach beyond our local church.

Falvo Fowler

Editor and Executive Producer

Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department,General Conference

Friday,
July 10

12:15PM and 5:15PM

Outreach in Sabbath School

Explore ways class members can expand their purpose through sharing their faith in the community.

Kurt Johnson

Assistant Director, Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department, General Conference and Voice of Prophecy Bible School Director

Sabbath,
July 11

12:15PM and 5:15PM

Special Needs in Adult Sabbath School

Explore five relevant ministry models that can facilitate

Explore how to meaningfully include worshippers with special needs into the local congregation. PowerPoint PDF

Fran Chaffee Grossenbacher

Director of Special Education, Gilbert (Arizona) Public School District