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Adult Studies

  • Some studies are short-term (4-8 weeks); some are long-term (28-34 weeks).
  • New studies are offered throughout the year.
  • Studies focus on a wide variety of topics, including the Bible, theology, Christian living, spiritual growth and social justice.

For information about participating in a study, visit the Connect Desk or contact Rev. Donna McKee at or 817-282-7384, ex. 38.

Starting Point

Whether a person is new to the Christian faith, new to this church, new to United Methodism, or just new to asking questions about their faith, Starting Point offers orientation to and first steps toward a life of discipleship.

Monthly one-time gatherings: On the first Sunday of every month, clergy/staff and laity will give an overview of discipleship and answer questions about the ministries of the church. Drop-ins are welcome.

Starting Point offers a series of three-week courses:

UMC, A to Z

Series focus is on the vocabulary, theology, and practices that are unique to United Methodism.
Rev. Beth Stuyck, Facilitator
Registration will be available as soon as new dates are announced.

Spiritual Gifts

Series focuses on learning about and identifying your own spiritual gifts.
Rev. Holly Dittrich, Facilitator. 
Registration will be available as soon as new dates are announced.

This Is Us

Series focuses on our church’s understanding of discipleship as “connection”. Class is offered in March and September.

Registration will be available as soon as new dates are announced.

For more information on any of the Starting Point offerings, please email Sarah Garza.

Adult Confirmation (online)

Parents of Confirmands and Confirmation Faith Partners are highly encouraged to participate in this class, although it is open to ALL ADULTS who would like to learn more about what it means to be a United Methodist Christian. This online class will follow the same curriculum as the sixth grade confirmation class and will meet online from early September through late April. After registering to participate, you will receive email instructions regarding the online format.

For more information, contact Rev. Barbara Dunlap at .

Connect Bible Study

Tuesdays in August at 7 p.m.

Join Rev. Donna McKee for a study of Ephesians. No resources needed other than your Bible and computer or phone. Please REGISTER ONLINE in order to receive the meeting code. (This study is also offered during the on-going Wednesday Morning Study at 10 a.m. during August).

Watch for future Bible Studies led by our staff!

Register Online

Christianity and World Religions by Adam Hamilton

This study will examine these various major world religions and the beliefs of their followers. Hamilton urges us as Christians to build bridges with others so that we might grow in our faith, seek peace in our world, love our neighbors, and find positive ways to share the gospel. Tom Nelson, Facilitator. Books are $12. For information and registration, contact Liz Motley at .

Finding Peace in an Anxious World

4-week study offered at two times during August: Sunday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.

Using “The Serenity Prayer” as a scaf-fold, Finding Peace in an Anxious World explores ways to discover peace through scriptural and spiritual disciplines so that we can be rooted in God and energized to live fully as disciples of Christ. Contact Fannette Welton at for information and registration. This study is presented by the United Methodist Women.

Young Adult Zoom

College Students and young adults are invited to join together on Tuesday evenings at 8:30pm for a devotion and time to reconnect.

Contact for the meeting code.

Wednesday Morning Bible Study/
Study in Ephesians (Zoom)

Study on Ephesians led by Rev. Donna McKee. No materials needed except a Bible, paper/journal. Once registered, you will receive the information to log into Zoom.

Register Online