Madison Street United Methodist Church

319 Madison Street, Clarksville, Tennessee

Sunday School at Madison Street for Adults

Madison Street currently has ten active Sunday School classes for adults of all ages and at all stages of life.

Ages & Stages

Among the longest-running classes at Madison Street UMC, Ages & Stages is comprised mainly of retired members or our community. Both outside facilitators and class member volunteers lead the discussion style and multi-media supported classes. Topics include contemporary issues, discipleship, and Bible teachings to help us in our everyday lives. We enjoy a monthly pot-luck dinner as well as spontaneous social gatherings.

Contacts: Mark Hodges & Debi Winters

Location: Room 108


The Bereans

The Bereans is a newly formed group that bases their identity on Biblical group of the same name. The Bereans Class is made up of middle to older adults who make daily scripture a priority in discerning God's truth for their lives. This is a place where single adults are welcomed, nurtured and encouraged in faith.

Contacts: Doris Davenport & Connie Mayo

Location: Room 115


The Collective Souls of Imperfection (CSI)

CSI is a diverse group of all ages and places on the journey of faith. We together acknowledge our imperfections and our need for community. The group is open and welcome to new members at any time!

Contacts: Elaine Peterson & Dixie Dennis

Location: Room 116


Community Class

The Community Sunday School class adopted that name because we are all a part of the worldwide community of God's children. We believe we are called to show God's love to everyone all the time. Sometimes we succeed. We are an adult class with ages ranging from the early 30s to the mid 70s. We have a Bible based discussion every Sunday morning. We are trying to grow in His knowledge so we can better serve His community. We are open and inviting.Anyone is welcome in our class.

Contact: Donnie Mitchell

Location: Room 105


The Cornerstone Class is a lively, interactive, open discussion class exploring relevant topics designed to appeal to those who enjoy small group, short-term studies. Couples and singles are welcome. So make the first right hand turn past the Fellowship Hall and find a home in Cornerstone.

Contacts: Bob Belvin & Jamie Austin

Location: Room 103


Family Matters


This class welcomes adults of all ages. Members share teaching responsibilities to an open discussion style class that uses a variety of different materials that focus on family matters such as parenting, relationship and self-help studies with Christ at the center of it all.

Contacts: Sally Brown & Cassie Creighton

Location: Christian Life Center Activity Room




Here and Now

This class welcomes adults of all ages. Studies are always Bible based; a favorite author is the Rev. Adam Hamilton. Class members share teaching responsibilities in a round table format. A weekly topic discusses ways we can help others. Each year, for more than a decade, we have given a Christmas animal to Heifer International, usually a water buffalo.

Contacts: Aleeta Christian & Pete Miller

Location: Room 104


Mayhew Class


The Mayhew class is an adult class devoted to service and sharing Christ in our lives and live of others. We study materials that help us to live the life that Christ would have us live. Discussion and the lessons are shared by volunteers in the class. Some of our mission projects that we are participating in are F.U.E.L., Room in the Inn and paying a minister's salary in Guatemala. Our express purpose is to enrich our lives in Christ's teaching and to love our neighbor as our self. We welcome anyone that would like to study with us.

Contacts: Kay Martin & Amelia Wallace

Location: Room 106


New Beginnings

The New Beginnings class is made up of empty nesters, recently or soon to be retirees, and anyone looking for a discussion based class with materials often picked from the Cokesbury catalog. We also enjoy social gatherings and supporting several mission projects throughout the year.

Contacts: Glenn & Jeannie Way

Location: Room 109

Pastor's Class


 The Pastor's Class is taught by our senior pastor, Cliff Wright. We are made up of people of all ages, both married and single, new members and long time member. We study a wide range of topics. We meet in the annex bulding across Hiter Street from the sanctuary.

Contacts: Cliff Wright, Sears Hallett & Katy Olita

Location: The Annex, Large Meeting Room



The Pathfinders Class is a diversified group with a stron focus on spiritual learning. Our in-depth studies are thought provoking which opens up for a wide range of opinions and exciting discussions. Pathfinders' messages speak deeply to the personal issues we face in life. We are a class that loves God and loves people. Come join our friendly adult Sunday school class with bible-based lessons.

Contacts: Betsy Albright & Shirley Blanck

Location: Room 107


The Willard Blue Class

The Willard Blue class is the longest running class of Madison Street. Adults of all ages are welcomed. The class follows the Cokesbury Adult Bible studies and supports local missions.

Contacts: Sandra Denny & Bill Boone

Location: The Chapel