When we preach the gospel to one another in a close-knit community, there is spiritual growth that changes us individually and as a whole. That change causes us to position ourselves for an outward focus and encourage gospel transformation in the communities outside the church walls.
OPEN DOOR Sunday 945am
The Open Door Adult Sunday School group meets in the Study at 9:45am.
This group is currently studying a series on "Hope".
A new series is started about every two months.
This is a discussion class and all are welcome.
The class is lead by Ed Dickson and Richard Fouracker.
CRUSADERS Sunday 945am
The Crusader group meets at 9:45am in the Historic Church.
They start their class with light refreshments, a short story and a time of sharing.
The material that is used is approved for United Methodist Church
teaching. This study is designed to help adults understand the meaning
of the Bible for Christian life.
This group is facilitated by Judy McNee.
We would love to have you join us on Sunday.
TEA TIME Sunday 11am
The Tea Time group meets on Sunday at 11:00am in the Portable.
They are a mixed group of twenty something to older, walking the path that moves us closer to Christ.
The group is currently studying "Feasting on the Word".
This group is facilitated by Mike & Angela Whiteside.
INTO THE WORD Sunday 11am
The Into the Word group meets at 11am in the Budington Building.
Participants are encouraged to take notes as they listen to the sermon the preacher shares each Sunday. They will use the scripture from the sermon as their main source of study and will discuss the message that has been brought.
They will be challenged when leaving, to have an idea of how they can apply the lesson to their lives, as an individual and as the body of Christ. This group has been facilitated by Ms. Webster and Craig Van Gundy for the past 11 years.
BIBLE STUDY Monday 6pm
On Monday night at 6:00pm, there is a Bible study group that meets in the Portable and is open to all.
They have previously studied topics on the Story of Mark, Women in the Bible, Malachi, The Shepherd With Me, the Miracles of Jesus, Taste & See and the Power of the Names of God.
On November 4th, they are beginning a study on "Take a virtual tour of the Holy Land".
This group is facilitated by Susan Hendry.
The Method of Crafting Tuesday 6pm
Crafters – Meet on Tuesday nights at 6PM in the Portable. They have enjoyed learning new crafts together. Many of the ladies in the group are very talented and have shared with each other. Pastor and other ministries have benefitted from the fruits of our class. Thank you to those who have been willing to share their time and talents. It is wonderful to look around at the tables and watch the ladies enjoy fellowship, laughter and new skills together.
This group is facilitated by Susan Hendry.
DINNER & BIBLE STUDY Tuesday 6pm
The Dinner and a Bible Study group meets from 6 - 8 PM on Tuesday Night in the Budington Building.
They have been slowly working their way through the Gospel of John, taking their time to read each verse, from several translations. They use the Inductive Bible Study method, making an effort to apply the Word to their lives as the Body of Christ.
This group is open to any adult male or female and facilitated by Craig Van Gundy.
YOUNG ADULTS Tuesday 630pm
The Young Adult group meets on Tuesday at 6:30pm in the study.
This group is geared toward Young Adults, 18-25ish.
They are currently studying the Old Testament using the Short Term Disciple Bible Study.
This group is facilitated by Mike Whiteside.
MORNING BIBLE STUDY Wednesday 9am
The Morning Bible Study group meets from 9:00-10:30 am on Wednesdays in the Portable.
This is a Mixed group, old and young, and open to anyone who wants to attend.
They usually average about 20-25 participants. They cover a variety of topics based on the group's interests. They are going in to their 16th year and have studied all areas of the Bible including Revelation. In previous years they studied religions of the world, angels & heaven, creation, Noah and the Ark, John and Charles Wesley, the Miracles of Jesus and some Psalms and Proverbs.
This group is facilitated by Sandra Wilson.
The group will resume on September 4th and study will include the Book of James, The Man Isaiah, How to Witness, Proverbs and the Holy Spirit. The study will continue until March. There is no charge for this study.
SISTERS CIRCLE Wednesday 630pm
The Sisters Circle group is a Fourth Day Group that meets weekly on Wednesday at 630pm in the Family Life Center for accountability and support. The group was formed through an Emmaus or Via de Cristo weekend. To join, you do not have to have attended either weekend events. They pray, share, and pray for each other.
This group is facilitated by Angela Whiteside.
WOMEN'S STUDY Wednesday 630pm
This is a group for Women ages 18-100 that will meet weekly on Wednesday at 630pm in the Portable. The group in the past has studied such subjects as "It's good to be a Queen - Queen of Sheba" and "Really Bad Girls of the Bible."
Beginning September 4th, the group will study Women of Faith; Experiencing Contagious Joy.
This group is facilitated by Shannon Pharis.
LEADERSHIP Wednesday 630pm
This Leadership group meets on Wednesday nights in the FLC from 6:30 - 7:30 pm and is facilitated by Pastor Rudy Orcino.
The group is currently focused on Leadership Essentials: Shaping Vision, Multiplying Influence, Defining Character. This class has a prerequisite: Discipleship Essentials: A Guide to Building Your Life in Christ.
Leadership Essentials consists of 12 lessons that will shape vision, multiply influence and define character of the student/disciples. Our group will continue to meet regularly every Wednesday and the goal is that everyone of the participants in the group would be ready to move on to become a leader having his/her own small group.
Our group format:
We start with Core Truth which serves as the nugget around which each lesson is build.
Then we also have MEMORY VERSE, when we commit the Bible to memory, God's viewpoint on life slowly becoming ours.
INDUCTIVE BIBLE STUDY-the object of this Bible study is to encounter reality and then through God's power bring our lives in line with it.
READING-each lesson concludes with a teaching printed in the guide intended to provide a contemporary discussion of the eternal core truth that will challenge our lifestyle and stimulate our thinking.
Then we end up praying for one another.....
ZUMBA Thursday 430pm
We will offer Zumba in the FLC on Thursdays.
The Gold and Regular class starts at 430pm & will cost $4 per person
Everybody and every body! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on.
Contact Mary Murphy with questions.