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New “Fast Track” Disciple Bible Study of The New Testament Begins January 7th

Begins Sunday, January 7, 2018

The Disciple Fast Track study of the New Testament will begin on Sunday, January 7th. It is a focused study of the New Testament for twelve weeks. Rev. C. Kay Fuino and Mike Fuino will lead the study. The New Testament class will begin in January and finish just before Easter. Class meetings will take place on Sunday evenings from 5 to 6:30 p.m. It is not a requirement to complete the Disciple Fast Track Old Testament section before beginning the New Testament section.

The new format for Disciple Bible Study is perfect for busy people. It uses much of the content of the original Disciple Bible Study, a small group study that has made a difference in thousands of lives since 1987. The class time and study time have been adjusted to fit our busy lives today.

The cost for each of the study guides is $20 in paperback and a Kindle edition is also available. You will also want to have a study Bible to use for the class. If you need a new study Bible you may want to consider the Common English Bible translation Study Bible available through Cokesbury. Please call the church and register with our church receptionist Tracy Brinker for class to begin January 7th. Tracy will need to know if you need child care and a participant book or if you plan to download the book.

For more information please contact Rev. C. Kay Fuino by e-mail at ckfuino@duluthumc.org or call 770-476-3776, ext. 117. I want to encourage you to take time to study the scriptures to enhance your relationship with God, Christ and the Holy Spirit.

Tuesday Night Ladies’ Bible Study Group to Study Jonah: Begins January 9th

Begins Tuesday, January 9th

The Tuesday Night Ladies’ Bible Study Group will begin a study of Jonah on January 9th and continue until February 27th. This 8-week study will meet from 7 to 9 p.m in rooms F-145/146, located on the 1st floor of the Family Life Center. If you are interested in attending this study please contact Shelly Efird by e-mail at shellyosu@charter.net by January 2nd.

“Twelve Women of the Bible” Ladies’ Bible Study: Begins January 11th

Begins Thursday, January 1th

The Thursday morning ladies’ Bible Study will begin the New Year with a new Bible study on January 11th with Twelve Women of the Bible, by Lysa Terkeurst. Lysa and five other ladies will look at the spiritual lessons learned from 12 Biblical women and what they mean to your life today. Mary Magdalene, Rebekah, Hannah and nine other women are explored through their triumphs and failures. Each session is one character. We will learn how to apply Biblical lessons to their modern day struggles, draw near to God in a world filled with trials, find lasting contentment, overcome rejection and insecurity and much more.

The Thursday morning ladies’ Bible study will meet in rooms F-146/147, from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays beginning January 11th and running 12 sessions through the end of March. To reserve your copy of the study guide, for $15, please contact Fran Hearn McGee, by e-mail at dr_fran@bellsouth.net, or send a text to 678-773-5107.

Financial Peace University – Flex Class

Began Wednesday, January 24th

What if you knew where all of your money was going each month? What if you were debt-free, investing and making wise spending decisions? With Dave Ramsey’s class Financial Peace University, you CAN take control of your money and start planning for your future. We are offering this class beginning on Wednesday, January 17th, from 6 to 7 p.m. just for you.

Everyone can benefit from the principles taught in Financial Peace University. This class works for those that are struggling with money as well as those who are doing okay but want to learn how to manage their money better. Dave Ramsey asks the question; “What if the people of God started handling money God’s way?” This is the year to take control of your money and your life while allowing you to create a plan for the future of your family.

Financial Peace University-Flex is the full program but allows you to watch the video’s online at home before attending class. It is a perfect design for those who have children attending Wednesday night activities or have limited time for class. When you arrive for your class time Robert Fuino will facilitate the group for discussion and work through the exercises that will lead you to financial peace.

To sign up for the class go to https://fpu.com/1055803 and invite your friends to attend. For more information please contact Rev. C. Kay Fuino by e-mail at ckfuino@duluthumc.org or call 770-476-3776 ext. 117.

“Parenting the Love and Logic Way” Parenting Classes Begin April 11th

Begins Wednesday, April 11th

Rev. Lynne Smith, a facilitator of Parenting the Love & Logic Way and Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun, will be leading a parenting class in April. The dates are April 11th, 18th, and 25th at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Parents and grandparents are welcome.

Parenting the Love and Logic Way will be offered again in the Fall of 2018. The April class is a short introduction. If you would like to know more about the class, please check out www.loveandlogic.com.

Visit the Crossroads Sunday School Class

Sunday mornings; 11 am in room F-151

The Crossroads Sunday School Class (formerly the Agape Class) is a class generally geared toward adults -- single, married, and married with children -- ages 20’s through early 40’s, but all are welcomed. Our focus is Bible study and family social time. The initial class approach will be a deeper dive into one or more of the scripture passages from the services each Sunday, allowing everyone the greatest possible flexibility to drop in at any time without feeling behind.

The Crossroads Class meets at 11:00 a.m. in room F-151, located on the 1st floor of the Family Life Center. We hope you’ll join us in making the Crossroads Class something that is spiritually and socially fulfilling.

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