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Adults

Many options are available for adults to learn about the Bible and to grow in their faith. We also offer many ways to develop close connections with other people.

Education

Adult Sunday School classes
Four classes meet each week from September to May at 9:00am. Each has a different focus of content and style. All classes always welcome visitors. The class groups also participate in fellowship and outreach activities.

  • Alpha Omega (Adults and College Age)--Room 220--led by Dave Peter--studying Christianity and World Religions by Adam Hamilton
  • Pathfinders (Adults and College Age)--Room 113--led by Kenny Hall--The Story by Randy Frazee
  • Joy-N-Us (Mature Adults)--Room 120--led by Francie Seybert--studying Half Truths by Adam Hamilton
  • A Wellness Class (Adults)--Fellowship Hall--led by Ron McNabney--studying physical and emotional health

 

Wednesday Quest Groups

Classes are also available during the week both in the evening. These groups vary in their focus, content, and teaching style. Each group always welcomes visitors.

6:30pm-8pm

  •  Book Study in N/S Parlor: 

    Joe Snyder and Jerry Burand leads the study of William Willimon's book,  Fear of the Other. 

  • Lectionary Reading Studyin the Conference room:                                                     Pastor Don Deena Johnson leads this study.

 

Older Adults

Book Club

The First United Methodist Book Club meets from September to May on the first Tuesday each month in the church library to discuss a book on the current book list. These books are determined by the members of the book club, and include fiction, non-fiction, classics and newly released books.  Contact the church office for more information.

 

Bon Amis
Bon Amis means good friends in French and is a day travel group targeted to adults 55 years and older. They take monthly trips to points of interest within the local area, with most trips being within a 1 or 2 hour radius. Their trips always include lunch at a great restaurant! The cost varies and includes the cost of the bus, meal, and admission. These trips are open to individuals from the community. Once a year the group travels to a more distant place and stays overnight.

 

For Your Health Exercise Class

This Exercise class meets at Davis Park on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 5:30pm to exercise together.  It is recommended for those who participate in the "A Wellness Class" Sunday School Class but all are welcome to come.

 

J.O.Y. (Just Older Youth)
J.O.Y. luncheons and programs are special opportunities for adults 65 years and older to gather for fellowship, education, and entertainment. They gather monthly on the third Friday at 11:30am for lunch and a speaker, music, or other type of program. Participation is open to individuals from the community.

 

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministers are trained and commissioned to help care for people one-on-one during times of need.  Contact any pastor for more information.

 

United Methodist Women
United Methodist Women is a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church. UMW is the largest women's organization in the world, evolving from a commitment to mission and Christian service.  All women are invited to join one of our three UMW circle meeting groups who meet monthly, two during the day and one in the evening. Contact Peg Peter at  or call the church office to get involved.