Dr. Geoffrey V. Guns Christian Leadership School is a structured program of Christian education, that is a product of the Sunday School Publishing Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA., Inc. Our program is designed to provide members with the opportunity for spiritual growth through the various courses and programs we offer, through the Christian Leadership Manual and Curriculum Guide. From time to time we plan and host various seminars and conferences on variety and topics designed to address the spiritual needs and to speak to various social and cultural concerns that believers face each day. Classes are held on Wednesday’s, Thursday’s.


Dr. Geoffrey V. Guns Christian Leadership School Courses


September 11, 18, 25, October 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019

Wednesday’s 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

CLS #1082 Sermon on the Mount

Instructor: Rev. Michael Johnson

Textbook:  The Message of the Sermon on the Mount/John Stott

This class will cover the teaching principles expounded by Jesus regarding kingdom principles and the spiritual life.  The two accounts (the books of Matthew and Luke) will be comparatively analyzed. Students will apply these teachings to various aspects of everyday living.


CLS #2023 Creative Way of Teaching

Instructor:Sis. Arnette Streat

Textbook:  Effective Teaching Practices for 21stCentury Christian Educators/

Mary E. McConnell, PhD

The purpose of this class is for students to discover innovative ways to teach that lead to transformed students lives. The student will discover new ways of teaching that will include strategies of student learning and behavior.


CLS #4014 The Doctrine Prayer

Instructor:Rev. Dr. Veronica Haynes

Textbook:  The Battle Plan For Prayer/Alex and Stephen Kendrick

This class will cover the fundamental purpose, principles, and power of prayer.  Students will understand prayer as the channel of communication to our Heavenly Father.


Children:               Instructor: Deaconess Audria Torian 

Middle School      Instructor: TBA 

High School          Instructor: TBA

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The Certificate of Progress Program (COPP) organized by the Sunday School Publishing Board, was designed to produce qualified church leaders. The Objectives of the COPP program are as follows:

To increase the biblical knowledge of the student; to create an understanding of the Baptist faith; to provide an educational structure that will develop candidates qualified for teaching.

Fall 2019 Class Sessions

COPP 1 Class

Course #6021 – Spiritual Formation
Instructor: Rev. Dr. Geoffrey V. Guns
Textbook: Soul Feast: An Invitation To the
Christian Spiritual Life, Marjorie J. Thompson

Dates: October 17, 24, November 7, 14, 21, 2019


COPP 2 Class

Course #4012 – The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
Instructor: Rev. Chandrea Jordan
Textbook: The Holy Spirit: Activating God’s
Power In Your Life/Rev. Billy Graham
Dates: October 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 2019.

COPP 3 Class

Course #9005 – Writing Techniques II
(Writing Techniques I is a prerequisite to this class.)
Instructor: Elder Jocquelyn Chapman
Textbook: 7 th Edition Rules for Writers and
Developmental Exercises for Writers/ Diane Hacker
Dates: October 17, 24, November 7, 14, 21, 2019


Download the pre-fillable PDF to your computer, complete the form and email it to Dean Talithia Parker  at: cls@secondcalvary.org

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Sunday School Classes

“Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth” – 2 Timothy 2:15

Join Us 9:00am -10:00am each Sunday

  • Primary (6-8 years of age ) – Room 27
  • Juniors (9-11 years of age) – Room 26
  • Intermediate/ Teens (12-17 years of age )- Room 26
  • C.P. Madison Bible Study ( 18- 34 years of age) – Room 25
  • Life Application – Fellowship Hall A
  • Women – Fellowship Hall B
  • Men – Fellowship Hall C
  • Married Couples – Fellowship Hall D
  • Joint Men’s Bible Sunday – 3rd Sunday at 9:00am – Sanctuary

New Members Class

Enables new members to gain insight and understanding of the Christian faith.  Introduce students to the history of their local church and its membership requirements.

 #2001 – New Members Class Schedule:

January 6,13,20,27

February 3,10,17,24

March 3,10,17,24,31

April 7,14, 28

May 5,12,19,26