Small Group Studies

Advent Study (Wednesdays) – Go on an Advent journey guided by the practices in John Wesley’s means of grace. Join Pastor Amy and Patty Field in the parlor on Wednesday evenings December 1th, 8th, 15th & 22nd at 6:30pm for this year’s  Advent Study — All the Good: A Wesleyan Way of Christmas By Laceye C. Warner, Amy Valdez Barker, Jung Choi, Sangwoo Kim. In All the Good: A Wesleyan Way of Christmas, a group of diverse Wesleyan scholars will take
you on an Advent journey guided by the practices in John Wesley’s means of grace. In four sessions of study, prayer, and conversation, readers will look at preparing the way for God, the discipline of prayer, the substance of good works, and the recognition of God’s presence with us in communities that are called to serve the world. This Advent, learn and practice works of mercy and works of piety, examining how God’s love is embodied in communities of faith in the world. Please use our regular Zoom link if joining online.

Other Small Group Studies Hearing God in Scripture (Thursdays)  – Want to learn to listen for God through Scripture? Join Pastor Amy in the practice of praying Scripture. Together, we will use one of the church’s most ancient practices: divine reading (lectio divina). In this practice of praying Scripture, we will practice listening for what God has to say to each of us through the Word that is always living and active (Hebrews 4:12). We will gather via zoom on the second and fourth Thursdays, December 9th, January 13th and 27th, at 6:00pm.  If you are joining us online, you may use our regular Zoom link.

Men’s Bible Study ─ Come join us on the 1st, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays at 7am in the Education Building, and on the 3rd Tuesdays for breakfast.  All men are welcome! ─ Jim Skeans.

Join us for our current video-based study Jesus: The God Who Knows Your Name by bestselling author Max Lucado.

December 7, 2021 – Returning King

Women’s Bible Study ─ The current Wednesday morning Women’s Bible Study is The Belonging Project –  Finding Your Tribe and Learning to Thrive, by Amberly Neese on Wednesdays at 10:30am for approximately one hour in the parlor. Discover true community.  In this Bible study, Amberly Neese provides biblical and practical help for cultivating meaningful relationships that glorify God through an exploration of four “one another” sayings in the New Testament:

December 8, 2021 – Forgive One Another