If your group would like to meet in person at our outdoor pavilion, please contact Juanita Arceneaux.
 
Fall Studies are here. Ongoing Groups below.
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OPEN & ONGOING GROUPS
Check out the groups below, email the contact person to get more information and a Zoom invite, and meet some of the amazing people who make up the First United Methodist Church family!
Living Faith
This class engages Scripture from multiple perspectives, including its historical, literary, and theological contexts, while drawing contemporary meaning for our everyday lives. Includes people of all ages and all walks of life.
Sundays @ Noon on Zoom
Contact Dr. James Woods
Neighbors
Single and married adults who seek to reflect Christ by serving others and each other. Classes are interactive and focus on studying the Word, creating community, and sharing life.
Most members are in their 30s to 50s.
Sundays @ 9:00 a.m. on Zoom
Contact Chris Eckenrode
Harvest
A group of diverse adults who enjoy connecting with one another and with Jesus. Harvest feels like family, focusing on growing in faith in every aspect of life. 
Sundays @ 6:00 p.m. on Zoom
Contact Kris Melvin
Pathfinders
Interactive discussions on a variety of topics from the Bible, relationships, faith, family, and more. Couples, 30-50 years old, whose children range from elementary through high school.
Sundays @ 9:00 a.m. on Zoom
Contact Heather Duncan
Jubilee
The Jubilee class studies Scripture lessons with discussion led by class leaders. New people find a place here alongside long-time members. Most are in their 50s to 80s.
Sundays @ 9:00 a.m. on Zoom
Contact Kay Ewing
Canafax
This group enjoys both biblically based lectures and interactive discussions. Learn and laugh with this mission-oriented group. Members are in their 50s to 80s.
Sundays @ 9:00 a.m. on Zoom
Contact Mark Denissen
Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community
Book study of the final work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through which we will examine racial justice in America.
Leader: Faith in Action 
Sundays @ 9:00 a.m.
Faith in Action
Faith in Action spiritually and practically seeks to bring about positive transformation to the biggest moral challenges of our time with faith-rooted justice work.
2nd & 4th Thursdays @ 7:00 p.m.
Contact Katy Gill
Fellowship
This group of active and friendly seniors is focused on growing spiritually through prayer, study and discussion. 
Singles and couples 55+ 
Sundays @ 9:00 a.m. on Zoom
Contact John Faulk
Men’s Bible Study
This men’s study group encourages interaction, fellowship, and sharing prayers. Guests are welcome. The Bible study is often centered around the week’s sermon scripture. 
Fridays @ 7:00 a.m. on Zoom
Contact John Faulk
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Women’s Groups
We Need Jesus, Too
This is a group of women in leadership who meet to share, learn, grow, and support each other in life and in faith. From encouragement to accountability we’re focused on helping each other live with purpose and intentionality. 
Mondays @ 6:30 p.m. on Zoom
Contact Jennifer Spring
Women’s Open Hearts
A welcoming community examining our faith through the lens of the life and teachings of Jesus. We encourage questioning and examination as expressions of serious faithfulness and seek to live out Jesus’ commandment to love God and neighbor.
Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. on Zoom
Contact Patti Churner
Companions in Christ
A women’s Bible study group focused on the body, mind and spirit. Bible study is done at one’s own pace, then discussed each week online. Accountability is optional but available.
Tuesdays @ 7:00 p.m. on Zoom
Contact Lorraine Brown
Joyful Hearts
A time for study and togetherness, Joyful Hearts women’s group meets for fall and spring studies. More information will be available when the group resumes in the fall.
Tuesday evenings
Contact Jan Johnson
Rose Christian Women
A place to engage with other women of all ages and stages who are seeking to grow in their journey with Christ. It’s a great place for encouragement, Bible study and strong friendships. 
Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. on Zoom
Contact Carolyn Purdy
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Contemplative Prayer
Contemplative Prayer Service
Experience the presence of God through silent guide meditative prayers.
Sundays @ 9:00 a.m.
Contact: Andrew Clifford
Christlike Mindfulness Class
Promotes biblical and historical Christian practices of contemplative prayer and meditation.
Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. 
Contact: Andrew Clifford
Contemplative Covenant Group
Accountability small group committed to prayer and study.
Beginning a new study September 6th!
Leader: Various 
Sundays @ 8:00 a.m. 
Contact: Roger Smidt
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Care & Support Groups
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