SUNDAY STUDIES

Good & Beautiful Series: God, Life, Community (Apprentice Series)
Sundays, 5:00-7:00 PM
Beginning January 22
Led by Jamye St. Romain, Director of Adult Education

In The Good and Beautiful Series, James Bryan Smith aims to help Christians develop a robust discipleship by helping them understand who God is, what it means to be a Christian and what it means to live in a community as a part of God’s kingdom.

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Companions in Christ: The Way of Prayer
Sundays, 5:30-7:00 PM
February 19–April 9
Led by Stacy Garrett, Certified Spiritual Director

Journey into the heart of prayer as you build a sacred, fulfilling relationship with God and experience a deeper sense of spiritual vitality.

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C.O.R.E. Ministry for Moms
Sundays, 9:40-10:40 AM; Led by Sarah Davis
Dates: March 5–April 9
Sundays,
5:00-7:00 PM; Led by Denise Hursey
Dates: January 15–April 16

Be Centered. Be Open. Be Restored. Be Encouraged. Please join us for fellowship, small group discussions, and optional activities specifically designed to meet the needs of moms.  This will be a time for you to re-charge and feed your mind, body, and soul.
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Disciple for Young Professionals (ages 21-36)
Sundays, 5:00-7:00 PM
Begins February 12
Led by Rev. Brady Whitton & Rev. Fernie Rivera

A 34-week in-depth Bible study utilizing one theme each week to understand the Bible as a whole. This introductory course includes 17 weeks of Old Testament and 17 weeks of New Testament study.

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TUESDAY STUDIES

Beth Moore Study: Jesus the One & Only
Tuesdays, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM, at the home of Mary Rotenberg
January 10—March 28
Led by Mary Rotenberg
Based primarily on the Book of Luke, this study is a careful examination of the life of Christ. You will be introduced to to an intimate Savior as you get a close-up and personal portrait of the life of Jesus the Messiah. You’ll see Jesus come to a funeral and raise the dead, confront conniving religious leaders, teach on a hillside, and even walk on the waves.

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“Epic of Eden”
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00 AM; Led by Nancy Dumas
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM; Led by Nancy Dumas
January 10–March 28

The Epic of Eden study is ideal if you want a meaty study of biblical text and a strategic grasp of the good, the bad, and the ugly of the Old Testament and how it relates to God’s activity in the present.

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In the Kitchen with Brother Lawrence: Cooking with Chicken
Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 PM, at the home of Kay Martin
Led by Kay Martin 

March 7, 14, 21 & 28

This class will focus on different ways of reading scripture.  We will spend the first 30 minutes of each class talking about the readings.  Class members are encouraged to read, reflect upon and record answers to questions about our scriptural reading.  Discussion will follow. Then we will discuss the recipes and share a meal together!

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Knitting the Threads of God’s Love
Tuesdays, 9:00-11:00 AM
Led by Sandra King
Dates: ongoing

For beginner or expert knitters.  Class members knit hats, shawls, and prayer blankets to benefit others.

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Men’s Coffee
Tuesdays, 9:00-10:00 AM
Dates: ongoing
Led by John Hickey

Looking to deepen your faith and build friendship? All men are invited to fellowship and Bible Study together.

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Tuesday’s Grace
Tuesday’s, 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Various Leaders
Begins January 10

This small group welcomes new members at anytime and meets through-out the year for a variety of studies. Current study: “Hollywood Jesus” by Matt Rawle.

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Young Adults Bible Study (ages 21-35)
Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 PM at the home of Rev. Fernie Rivera
Beginning January 10
Led by Rev. Fernie Rivera

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WEDNESDAY STUDIES

The Bible for Every Day
Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 AM
Dates: ongoing
Led by Rev. Brady Whitton

Join Rev. Brady Whitton each week to explore a different Biblical passage or Biblical theme and what it has to say about our lives, our relationships, and our God.

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Books of Life
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 PM
Led by Mary Jacob
Dates: first Wednesday of each month

This small group reads a single book each month and meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month to discuss it.  Selections are chosen by members.

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C.O.R.E. Ministry for Moms
Wednesdays, 8:30-10:30 AM; Led by Jennifer Stephens, Katie Goodson, Jenny Cohn
Begins January 11–April 12 (no class March 1, Mardi Gras week)

Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM; Led by Tasha Whitton
Begins January 11–middle of May

Be Centered. Be Open. Be Restored. Be Encouraged. Please join us for fellowship, small group discussions, and optional activities specifically designed to meet the needs of moms. This will be a time for you to re-charge and feed your mind, body, and soul.
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Disciple I
Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 PM
Beginning January 25
Led by T.B.A.

So much more than just a Bible study! Journey with your group through the entire Bible in this 34-week in-depth study utilizing one theme each week to understand the Bible as a whole. This introductory course includes 17 weeks of Old Testament and 17 weeks of New Testament study.

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Financial Peace University
Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 PM
Led by Chris & Amy King
March 22, March 29, April 5, April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10, and May 17

A 9-lesson money-management course taught by America’s most trusted financial guru, Dave Ramsey.  FUMC members, Chris and Amy King will facilitate the class and walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for  the future and much more.  It will change your life!

Register and order books and materials by visiting https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1030882.

One Book a Week
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM
Beginning January 25 in the Ory Parish Hall at FUMC
Led by the pastoral staff & various FUMC theologians

What’s the difference in each book of the Bible? This class provides a helpful and memorable overview of one book of the Bible each week: Who is the author? When was it written? To Whom? What makes this book unique or unusual? Finally, What is the relevance of this book today?
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Wednesday’s Word
Wednesdays, 9:30 AM-11:00 AM
Led by Gerry Poche & PeeWee Hathorn
Begins January 11

A 9-week study of the first three chapters of The Revelation to John based on an out-of-print book by John Stott titled “What Christ Thinks of the Church.”
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THURSDAY STUDIES

The Ladies of Faith Group: “Entrusted” a Beth Moore Study
Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 AM
Led by Cherry Mills
February 23, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23, & March 30
In this 6-session Bible study, Beth will encourage you to guard what God has entrusted to you, further His kingdom by sharing Christ with others, and pour into future generations just as Paul once mentored Timothy. Because in this journey of joy and hardship, we need each other to stay the course and live a life of faithfulness.

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