Small Group Studies for Adults

We offer a variety of small group studies throughout the year, including Disciple Bible Study, a 30-34 week study to “equip the saints.” Study groups for women meet on Tuesday evenings and Thursday mornings. There are groups on Wednesday evenings (seasonal; April - August) with a variety of topics. For additional information, please contact Rev. Dr. C. Kay Fuino, Associate Pastor, by e-mail at

    The Gathering:  A New Small Group Opportunity for Anyone and Everyone on Sunday Mornings

    The Gathering, a new small group opportunity open to anyone and everyone, meets on Sunday mornings from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m in rooms F-206-207, located on the 2nd floor of the Family Life Center. Join us as we build community and discipleship through study, discussion, fellowship, and prayer.

    Rev. David Burchett and Min Lee will be leading The Gathering on this journey of growing together and fostering Biblical community together.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Rev. David Burchett by e-mail at for more information.

    United Methodist Women Announce Their New Book Club

    The United Methodist Women (UMW) are excited to announce our new Book Club. All ladies are invited to join us in this National UMW Reading Program, which offers a variety of books on subjects near and dear to our mission purpose. Each month we will focus on one area with a selection of books available for check-out. An online Zoom meeting will be offered at the end of each month to discuss the books we have read.

    The focus for June is “Nurturing for Community” and some of the titles available include:

    • Passing It On: How to Nurture Your Child’s Faith Season by Season by Kara Lassen Oliver;
    • Glory Happening: Finding the Divine in Everyday Places by Kaitlin B. Curtice
    • Seamless Faith: Simple Practices for Daily Family Life by Traci Smith

    Books will be available for pick-up in the 2nd drawer of the dresser located outside of Rev. Beth Brown Shugart’s office, located on the 1st floor of the Family Life Center. Please sign the check-out sheet with your name, title of book, date, and e-mail address. You will have until the end of June (when we have our online Zoom meeting) to read the book. Guidelines for the reading program will also be located in the drawer. This two-year program will conclude in December 2022.

    Please join us in this new exciting adventure. Our goal is to broaden our mission mindedness as we read good books.

    “Christianity, Cults & Religions” Ladies’ Bible Study Begins April 20th

    Sisters By Grace Ladies’ Bible Study will be studying World Religions: Christianity, Cults & Religions study starting April 20th and 22nd, continuing through June 29th, on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday night classes will be held at the church. All participants attending class at the church will need to follow the face mask and social distancing guidelines that are exercised during small group meetings. The Thursday night classes will be held online via Zoom.

    You only need to attend one night of class.  Tuesday and Thursday night classes will cover the same lesson topics and homework each week. You can pick which night works best for your schedule and which class style fits your comfort while practicing social distancing.

    You must register for this Worlds Religions study by Sunday, March 28th. Lois Young will be the facilitator for each of the classes.  For more information about the World Religions: Christianity, Cults & Religions study and to register for the class, please contact Lois by e-mail at