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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.

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United Methodists Stand Against Racism

"Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness."
1 John 2:9

Looking for practical resources to help you engage and embrace cultural diversity and anti-racism? Go to the The United Methodist Church: Race and Religion website r2hub.org. You will discover a wealth of courses, workshops and books for you, your small group or your Sunday school class.

Intercultural Covenant Groups for Women and Men
Forging deep relationships with persons different from yourself will change your life and the world. Currently at FUMC Hurst, we have four small intercultural groups that meet weekly via Zoom. This diversity not only adds a richness to faith conversations, but also offers a unique opportunity to learn about various life experiences. If you are interested in participating in a culturally diverse small group, contact Rev. Donna McKee at . New groups are forming for both men and women.

Connect Bible Study

Please note: There will be no Connect Bible Study in December. 

Tuesdays, January 5-February 9 at 7 p.m.

Sermon on the Mount: A Beginner's Guide to the Kingdom of Heaven

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine introduces the major topics in the Sermon on the Mount, explains historical and theological contexts, and shows how the words of Jesus echo his Jewish tradition and speak forward to reach hearts and minds today. Participants are invited to order books from their preferred online bookseller or order through the church at the time of online registration. Cost: $12.50

Watch for future Bible Studies led by our staff!

Register Online

Young Professionals Zoom

This group of 22-30ish-year-old in their first jobs or graduate school meets on Monday evenings via Zoom at 7:30 p.m. for fellowship and discussion. If you fall into this category and are, or know someone, looking for a small group to connect with, we welcome you!

Contact for the meeting code.

2021 Virtual Academy of
Spiritual Formation, North Texas

Our friends at The Academy for Spiritual Formation are offering a virtual 3-day spiritual formation experience January 31 through February 2, 2021. Use  the button below for more information about this rare opportunity to connect with God.


Advent Study

Incarnation: Rediscovering the Significance of Christmas
by Adam Hamilton

His parents called him Jesus, but the others called him Lord, Messiah, Savior, Emmanuel, Light of the World and Word Made Flesh. During this Advent season, join a four-week study of Adam Hamilton's book Incarnation: Rediscovering the Significance of Christmas.

Tuesday at 7 p.m. beginning December 1
Wednesday at 10 a.m. beginning December 2
Rev. Donna McKee, Facilitator

Participants can order books from their preferred online bookseller or order through the church at the time of online registration.