Painting the Stars - New Study
This new study will celebrate the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. Featuring over a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers. The goal of this curriculum is to create some space for us to inhabit this mystery more deeply, and explore the relationship between science, particularly evolution, and religion. The format for each 1-1/2 hour session includes conversation around readings, a 20-minute video presentation and discussion.
This 7 week study will meet Tuesday evenings at 7 PM beginning March 5 through April 16.
If you would be interested in an additional afternoon group, please contact the office at 668-3000.
Online Bible Study
Have you ever wanted to participate in a Bible study but your schedule makes it impossible to attend? What if I told you there was a way to study the Bible with your FUMC friends right at your fingertips? Mike Enos will be hosting Bible studies using the YouVersion Bible App. The best part is that you can participate any time during the day that works best for you. The app will give you a reading and at the end is an opportunity to discuss what you have read with other FUMC participants. It is a simple and easy way to start reading the Bible with the convenience of having a study available right from your phone, computer or tablet. If you are interested in joining click the box/es that interest you and sign up today!
Wednesday Morning Bible Study
First United Methodist Church offers a weekday morning Bible Study, led by Pastor Charles on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 am - 11:00 am in the Florence Porter Room. This study is open to all. We are starting a new book: Hebrews, join us!
Bringing The Questions
We have another exciting class join Pastor Charles, Tuesdays in the Library at 7:00 PM and bring your questions. Together we will discuss the contemporary challenges of progressive Christianity in our world today. We will watch video teachings from: Phyllis Tickle, Brian McLaren, John Dominic Crossan, Marcus Borg and others. Childcare available by request.
Adult Bible Study
We have an adult bible study starting Sundays at 9:30 AM in the Library. This class is for all levels and they will be using the Adult Bible Study curriculum from Cokesbury. The site says this about the new study:
God’s World and God's People
Matthew | Luke | Romans | 2 Corinthians | Colossians | Nehemiah
This fall, our lessons come from the Book of Genesis, the book of beginnings. Through its pages, God is revealed as the Creator, Sustainer, Judge, and Redeemer who brought all things into being. Our lessons survey God's creation of the universe, earth, and people. The writer for the student book is Jack Gilbert; the writer for the teacher book is Von Unruh.