sunday school classes   

We have Sunday School groups that meet on Sunday morning at 8am, 9:15am, and 10:45am.

You can view our Biblical Teaching & Learning overview page here.

Here are our leaders of each group. They are expecting you!

  • ROYCE WILLIAMS (Ray Duncan – A) - 8am

    Teacher:  Glenna Applewhite

    What We're Currently Learning: We are in the Old Testament until the end of February.  We will then go to the spring quarter in Thessalonians for a quarter. 

    Room Assignment:  108

    About Glenna: Born and raised in Slaton, Texas and attended Wayland Baptist University, graduating in 1977. I hold a masters degree in educational leadership from Tarleton State University. Marred Marc Applewhite in 1976 and we have 2 married children and 4 grandchildren. We moved to Lubbock in 2011 after careers in education in Olney, Texas and Monahans, Texas. We joined Bacon Heights in 2011 and are active in its music and mission ministries. We have traveled to Uganda 9 times where we work to build libraries for Christian schools.

  • Cornerstone - 9:15am

    Leaders: Mike & Kristen Lewis

    What We're Currently Learning: Lifeway's "Explore the Bible" series covering Ezekiel and Daniel

    Room Assignment: 215

    About Mike & Kristen:  

    Mike and Kristen met at Hardin Simmons University and were married in December of 1998.  They have been members of BHBC since 2000 and served in various roles.  They have two incredible children who are involved in the BHBC Student Ministry.

    This new Sunday School class could be a great fit if you are new to the church or are simply looking for a place to re-connect.

  • TRAVELERS - 9:15am

    Teachers: Brad Whitaker and Cheryl Carpenter

    What We're Currently Learning: Lifeway's "Explore the Bible" series covering Ezekiel and Daniel

    Room Assignment: 209

    About Brad: I teach the Travelers group along with Cheryl Carpenter. I've lived in Lubbock since 2005 and have been a part of the facilitation group of the Travelers for over a year now. My family is active in sports and school in Frenship. My wife and I have two kids; one on her way to college and the other entering High School. We would love for you to join us on Sunday Mornings!!

    About Cheryl: Cheryl is a graduate of TTU and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She and her husband Mark have been married 46 years and have a son, daughter, and 2 grandsons. Fifty-one years ago Cheryl became a Christian and has a passion to help others to "taste and see that the Lord is good." As a member of BHBC for 34 years, she has taught children, teens, university, young married and adults.

  • SINGLES - 9:15am

    Teachers: Mike & Susie Harendt

    What We're Currently Learning: Daniel

    Room Assignment: 211

    About Mike & Susie: Susie and Mike were married in April, 1980. In October of the same year they joined Bacon Heights. We raised three sons in that time, making this their early life church home as well.  They now have 3 amazing and beautiful daughter in laws and 5 grand kiddos.  They consider themselves very blessed. Mike is a deacon, and he and Susie worked with the youth department as teachers, D-Now hosts, cooks for D-Now, sponsors for ski trips and various other jobs. We have enjoyed teaching our singles ministry for many wonderful years.

  • GENERATIONS - 9:15am

    Teachers: (left to right) David Lewallen, Randy Rogers, Wayne Dickerson, Danny Broyles, John Gardner, Danny Bingham, Stace McEwin

    What We're Currently Learning:  Daniel

    Room Assignment: 216

  • YOUNG ADULTS - 9:15am

    Teacher: Paxton Rautis

    What We're Currently Learning: New Testament Studies

    Room Assignment: 217

    About Paxton: Paxton and Mary have been members  of BHBC since 1975. He has a BS in mathematics from Texas Tech. Mary is a retired RN. They have 2 grown children that grew up in BHBC. Paxton has taught various Bible study classes in the church, but loves the young people.  He considers it a privilege to serve in a teaching position for them.

  • TRANSITIONS - 9:15am

    Teacher: Michael Dain, Ph.D

    What We're Currently Learning: 1 & 2 Chronicles

    Room Assignment: 219

    About Michael: Michael Dain is Professor of Religion at Wayland Baptist University Lubbock. His wife Robin is an elementary school teacher for Lubbock ISD. They came to Bacon Heights in 2010 with their son Seth and their daughter Jordan. Dr. Dain has 30 years of experience in teaching small groups and also serves as a deacon at BHBC.

  • SPECIAL FRIENDS - 9:15am

    Teacher: Rosie Rodriguez and Glenda Hayes

    What We're Currently Learning: Lifeway Access

    Room Assignment: Room 110

    About Rosie: I am a parent of a special needs son. A member of BHBC since 1989 and have been involved with special ministries and our Special Friends class for 26 years.

    About Glenda: My husband and I have been apart of BHBC since 2011. After retiring from over 40 years in early childhood education I found myself looking for a new way to find my "hearts joy" and become a part of Special Friends Class in 2014. I am blessed by how much I learn leading the weekly lesson.

    What we're currently learning: Access, a guide for teaching Bible stories to adults and older youth who have special learning needs... is a biblically based curriculum that is east to teach at several levels so that all our friends can all be included in the discussions (even our non verbal folks) and reach their individual levels of understanding. One of my favorite parts is how we can relate each lesson to our daily lives.

  • AGAPE - 10:45am

    Teacher: Gib Weaver

    What We're Currently Learning: 1 & 2 Corinthians; about to being Luke & Acts

    Room Assignment: 108

    About Gib: Gilbert R. "Gib" Weaver. Grew up in Kilgore, Tx. as a latch key kid. Graduated from Kilgore High School in 1956 and Texas Tech in 1960. Masters degree in 1963 and later graduate work. In public education for 51 years. Started as a math teacher, athletic trainer, Asst. Principal, Principal, Asst. Superintendent in the Lubbock ISD for 29 years. Served as Superintendent of schools for 8 years in Greenville, Tx. and then worked at Texas Tech for 14 years in administration. Served as a sports official in baseball, basketball and football for 30 years. Currently retired. It has been my pleasure and honor to serve The Lord as a Sunday School Bible teacher for than 50 years. Served as a lay minister in several churches in the Lubbock area. Sarah is my wonderful wife of 58 years and I have three children and sic grandchildren all of whom are college graduates.

    About our class: The Agape class is a senior citizen class for the most part with ages ranging from the 60's to the 80's.

  • LADIES CLASS - 10:45am

    Teacher: Sandy Smith

    What We're Currently Learning: Revelation

    Room Assignment: 109

    (Teachers Pictured from Left to Right: Sandy Smith & Darla Clayton)

    About Sandy: I have taught this ladies class over 20 years. I have been married for 54 years and I have 3 children and 7 grandchildren. I was blessed with wonderful Christian parents that loved the Lord with all of their hearts. They are both praising Him in heaven today. We love character studies. We love getting to know each one that we study personally!

  • OPEN DOOR - 10:45am

    Teacher: Ray Swearingen

    What We're Currently Learning: Ezekiel and Daniel

    Room Assignment: 109

    About Ray: Coming Soon!


    Teacher: Larry Viaille

    What We're Currently Learning: Daniel (We start 1 & 2 Thessalonians in the Spring)

    Room Assignment: 208

    About Larry: Larry & Nancy joined BHBC in 1970 or 71. (At that time we were in the "young married" class with Ray & Linda Duncan and Milt & Angela Pope and we are all still there - we never promoted!) We have two children, 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. We are semi-retired

  • College - 9:15

    University students are encouraged to attend either the "Young Adult" or "Cornerstone" classes listed above.

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