Sunday School

A warm invitation is extended to you to visit any of our classes. If you need assistance in choosing a class or finding your way, please ask at the Welcome Center.

Infants and Preschool

  • Age Range: 6 weeks through Kindergarten
  • Location: Nursery, directly across from the Welcome Center


All of our infants and preschool children are invited to participate in Sunday morning activities in the nursery. Please see Ginger Gambill with help in finding which room best suites your child.

Elementary Age Children

  • Age Range: 1st through 5th graders
  • Location: 2nd floor of the Education Building


Elementary age children are invited to participate in Sunday School beginning at 9:45am. Please see Linda Underwood for help in finding the classroom for your child. All of our elementary children are invited to attend worship with their parents at 11:00am.


  • Age Range: 6th through 12th graders
  • Location: Basement of the Sanctuary Building


Our youth meet for Sunday School at 9:45am each week and then attend worship. They also gather on Sunday and Wednesday evenings as well as other times throughout the year. Please see Jonathan Goss for more information.

Converge Young Adults

  • Age Range: 20’s, 30’s, and beyond
  • Location: Office Building, 3rd Floor, right at the top of the stairs, all the way to the end of the hall in the Blue Room


Converge Young Adults is led by Jonathan Goss and is focused on study and discussion. Each week you will find a diverse crowd of individuals spanning the range of young adults. You are welcome to join us!

Bible Study Class

  • Age Range: Intergenerational
  • Location: Office Building, 2nd floor, Conference Room, top of the stairs to the right


Led by Rev. Keith Thompson, the Bible Study Class is an intergenerational gathering of individuals who meet each week to learn about and discuss the Bible considering important points such as context, geography, literary style, and interpretations.


  • Age Range: 40’s to 60’s
  • Location: Office Building, 1st Floor, across from the front office


Discussions range from current events to biblical study, taught by a variety of teachers. We welcome visitors to experience our friendly and warm group. Average attendance is about 12-18.


  • Age Range: 50’s to 70’s
  • Location: Education Building, Basement, corner room


We average 25-35 each week and usually follow the Adult Bible Studies curriculum. We have a rotation of teachers and will often have guest teachers from the church, who either follow the curriculum or choose their topic. We are a very diverse and welcoming group and are involved in a number of outreach projects.


  • Age Range: Late 50’s and beyond
  • Location: Office Building, 2nd floor, turn left at top of stairs, Room 200


Class members and others from the church present topics of their choosing. Occasionally, the teacher will lead a series over several Sundays. Lessons include Bible themes, teachings of leaders through the years, missions, Methodist history and beliefs, etc. Discussion is encouraged. We gather at 9:30am for coffee/tea and refreshments and enjoy visiting before and after the lesson.


  • Age Range: 60’s to 90’s
  • Location: Education Building, 2nd floor, straight past the elevator on your left


Singles and couples. We follow the Adult Bible Study curriculum and have a rotation of wonderful teachers. All are welcome!

Bethany/Ladies Bible Study

  • Age Range: 70’s to 90’s
  • Location: Office Building, 1st floor


Ken Traweek is our teacher and, as the name states, he teaches mostly from the Bible, following Cokesbury’s Adult Bible Studies. Visitors and new members of all ages are welcome!


An historic church in the heart of downtown Birmingham, First Church Birmingham is an open place for ALL to worship, grow, and serve. We are a diverse congregation made up of people from all over the Birmingham metro area and beyond.


                  You are welcome here!


First Church Birmingham

518 19th St North
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 254-3186


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