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Adult Discipleship

One of North Avenue’s core values is transformational faith development which suggests that each person continues to grow holistically in knowledge and faith throughout their lifespan. 

Sunday School

As our space is limited during construction, we have combined Sunday School classes. Join us for the Foundations Series at 10 a.m. in the Gym on the fourth floor. We welcome NAPC staff, officers, and congregation members, as well as special guests, to teach us. 

Upcoming Schedule for Foundations Series

“What Kind of Father is This?” is a three week study July 16, July 23 and July 30 in the Foundations Class at 10 a.m. in the Gym. This is a study of one of the most astonishing, and perhaps confusing, parables of Jesus. Seldom do we hear a story with such clear implications of grace. We think we have misheard. Come, take a new look at this father of the prodigal described in Luke 15. Come, take a new look at how we fit into the story, sometimes as the younger off-spring or sometimes as the older. Sometimes as the one living in the tyranny of the favor line and sometimes as the one in need of a covering.  Claire Hertzler will guide us in this fresh look at, “How can I live fully-loved rather than less-loved?”

AUG 6: We welcome Rev. Al LaCour who serves as the Coordinator for RUF International, a Presbyterian international student ministry. Al trains Christians and churches to welcome international students into their homes and churches. Read more here.

AUG 13Dr. Tharwat Wahba of the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo shares about the Christian Church in Egypt.

AUG 20The Gray Family shares their miraculous journey with their young son Everett who after two open heart surgeries and multiple hospitalizations, went into heart failure which required a life-saving heart transplant.

AUG 27The Austria Youth Mission Team shares reflections from their July Trip to Linz, Austria serving alongside NAPC missionaries at House of Hope, a ministry with refugees from around the world. Read their blog here.

Additional sunday school opportunities

The Young Families Class for families with young children meets on Sunday mornings at 10 the Bank of America Building Lobby. This group meets for Bible study and to share in life together in this season of life. Contact Ben Allward-Theimer to connect with this class.


Two Apprentice Classes meet on Sunday mornings, currently in their third study: The Good and Beautiful Community which goes through May.  A new Apprentice Series is scheduled to begin in January, 2018.  Registration will begin this fall.


Chinese Scholars are invited to join an ESL Preparations Class at 10 a.m. in Room 316. We preview the elements and vocabulary of the 11 a.m. worship service. Chinese children are invited to learn the English Bible with the Children’s ministry, currently located in the Broyles Ministry Center.  Children also may attend a professional ESL children’s class with Judy Billings at 11 a.m. in Room 316.  

Small Groups

North Avenue has small groups that gather all over the metro-Atlanta area, meeting throughout the week. Some groups gather based on location, affinity, or age & stage. Find the right group for you by contacting Kim Goldsmith.