Lifelong faith. Enrichment for all ages.
We offer Adult Sunday School at 8:45am and 11:00am, and Bible Study during the week. Check our church calendar for days and times. Other adult groups host discussions of current books and topics, as well as studies based on seasonal congregational themes. Recent topics have included C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce, Jim Wallis’ On God’s Side, Debbie Macomber’s One Simple Act, and Diane Butler Bass’s A Peoples History of Christianity, What Every Christian Needs to Know about Passover, Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together, and Adam Hamilton’s John: The Gospel of Light and Life.
Women’s Study Group Meeting Monday evenings at 7 pm, the group is open to the women of First UMC and the greater community.
Thursday Morning Bible Study Meeting from 9:30-10:30 am, this group researches and discusses bible passages preselected by the leader.
Sunday Morning Adult Faith Formation Groups
The 8:45 AM Group will resume on Sunday, January 7 with their study and discussion on “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World” by the Dalai Lama & Bishop Desmond Tutu.
The 11 AM Group will resume on Sunday, January 14 as it begins a study on “Ministry with the Poor” a four part series on poverty in the US, economic justice and ministry. A reader for the series will be available for interested persons on Jan. 7 to pick up from the parlor.
Ministry with the Poor Deep Dive Option: “Evicted”
For those wishing to do deeper conversation and examination of poverty in the U.S., you are invited to join Pastor David for two evenings of discussion on Matthew Desmond’s book “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in The American City.” Participants will meet on Tuesday, January 23 and Tuesday, January 30 at the church.