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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.

Adult Studies

Wednesday Morning Study: Atlas of the Heart:
Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience

On May 4 at 10 a.m. in the Parlor, the Wednesday Morning Study Group will begin a new book study. Our focus will be on the book Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience by Brene Brown. 

According to the author, 
“If we want to find the way back to ourselves and one another, we need language and the grounded confidence to both tell our stories and be stewards of the stories that we hear. This is the framework for meaningful connection.”

Books can be purchased through your preferred bookseller and there is no need to register for the study.  For more information about the group or help purchasing the book, contact Rev. Donna McKee, the facilitator, at

Understanding Your Grief

Mondays, May 2-23
6:30 p.m. • Isham 101
Rev. Donna McKee, Facilitator

When someone you love dies, it can be hard to understand the often complex and painful thoughts and feelings. Join us as we explore some touchstones that are helpful in navigating this difficult journey. Books will be provided at the first meeting. Please register for this study. For more information, contact Rev. Donna McKee at .

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Wesley 124 Lenten Study: The Case for Christ

The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel
Sundays, May 8-June 12, 2022
9:45 a.m. in Wesley 124
Liz and Joe Motley, Facilitators

Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the Son of God? Retracing his own spiritual journey from atheism to faith, Lee Strobel, former legal editor of the Chicago Tribune, cross-examines a dozen experts with doctorates from such schools as Cambridge, Princeton, and Brandeis who are recognized authorities in their own fields. To register, email .

Women of the Bible Study: The Canaanite Woman

Mondays, April 18-May 23, 10-11:15 a.m.
This study will meet at the home of Pam Phinney

In the gospel of Matthew 14, we read about Jesus' unexpected encounter with the Canaanite woman. It is one of the few stories in which a woman character is granted a significant voice and their meeting proved to be a defining moment in Jesus' ministry. Join us as we do a "deep dive" in these eight verses that speak to so many overlaying issues: race, culture, gender and socioeconomics.

The only resource needed for this time of sharing is your Bible and a curious mind. Any additional resources will be handed out at the time of the meeting. You will need to register soon as participants will be limited to 10-12 due to space limitations. Once registered you will receive meeting location details.

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Ongoing Discipleship Opportunities

Cross Cultural Conversations

All adults are welcome to join in a Cross Cultural Conversation every Wednesday at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Each week, we share our own culture perspective on a specific topic and experience enlightening, life-giving conversation. For a Zoom invitation, contact Rev. Donna McKee at   or Rev. Dr. Joseph Kazadi at 

Young Professionals (Zoom)

This is group of 22-30ish-year-old in their first jobs or graduate school. New times and dates will be announced soon.

Contact for more information.

Young Adults (Zoom)

This is a group of young adults who are past high school through college age. You do not need to be a college student to join us. For information, please contact Rev. Sarah Garza at .