Weekly Groups

 

SHORT TERM STUDIES

 
- CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER -
WEDNESDAY | 8:45 AM - 9:25 AM | MAIN SANCTUARY
Leader: Rev. Suzanne Dornsmith
Join your heart with others in the presence of God.
Our time includes a short devotion, instruction, and practice of contemplative prayer.
 
 
- REAL MEN COOK WITH FIRE -
2nd MONDAY OF EACH MONTH | 6:30 PM | ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING - MAIN ROOM
Join other men of the church for dinner and a discussion lesson using Dare to be Uncommon, by Tony Dungee.
God's desire is to give meaning and purpose to your life by giving you dreams and goals that only you can accomplish.
Let Super Bowl-Winning Coach Tony Dungy be your coach as the group seeks to be "uncommon".
 
 
- DISCIPLE: FAST TRACK -
MONDAY | 7:00 PM | ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING - CONFERENCE ROOM
Leader: Rev. Mandy Jones
Fast Track is an adaptation of the original Disciple Bible Study: Becoming Disciples through Bible Study.
It is ideal for busy people who want to fit a comprehensive Bible study into their schedule.
This spring the study will focus on the New Testament books.
 
 
- HOLDING UP YOUR CORNER: GUIDED CONVERSATIONS ABOUT RACE -
SUNDAY (starts Jan. 22) | 6:00 PM | ADMINISTRATION BUILDING - CONFERENCE ROOM
MONDAY (starts Jan. 23) | 10:00 AM | ADMINISTRATION BUILDING - CONFERENCE ROOM
Leader: Rev. Suzanne Dornsmith
Given the events and emotions taking place in our nation and around issue of race,
we will prayerfully and courageously begin conversations about what is our role as people of faith when it comes to issues of race.
We will use the guide written by F. Willis Johnson who is a United Methodist pastor in Ferguson, Missouri.
This study will challenge us to look deeply at issues of race and privilege,
ask the question "what do we do?", and spur us on to action.

 

 BOOK STUDIES

 
- STRENGTH TO LOVE, by Martin Luther King Jr. -
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7 | 10 AM or 7 PM | ADMINISTRATION BUILDING - CONFERENCE ROOM
Leader: Rev. Mandy Jones | Book Cost: $15
A collection of sermons that challenge the ways in which we view scripture and the world.
We will be discussing the whole book with special attention to three sermons:
"Love in Action", "Loving Your Enemy", and "A Knock at Midnight".
 
 
- ONE FAITHFUL PROMISE, by Margrey R. deVega -
TUESDAY, MARCH 7 | 10 AM or 7 PM | ADMINISTRATION BUILDING - CONFERENCE ROOM
Leader: Rev. Mandy Jones | Book Cost: $8
Based on the Wesley Covenant Prayer and Renewal Service,
this book will ask us to look seriously at our faith and commitment to God.
This will serve as a faithful primer to the Lenten season.
 
 
- SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME, by Lynn Vincent, Denver Moore & Ron Hall -
MONDAY, APRIL 3 | 10 AM or 7 PM | ADMINISTRATION BUILDING - CONFERENCE ROOM
Leader: Rev. Suzanne Dornsmith | Book Cost: $13
The true story of two men who come from different backgrounds, upbringings, and races -
one homeless and on the streets of Dallas, one a rich art dealer who can afford to wear Armani suits -
and the story of how God intervened and they became the best of friends.