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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.

Intercultural Covenant Groups for Women and Men

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 (Zoom)

The Book of Hebrews
Tuesdays in May at 7 p.m.


April's Connect Bible Study will focus on the book of Hebrews. Join Sarah Garza on Zoom each Tuesday night in April at 7 p.m. Register to receive Zoom link. No additional resources needed besides your Bible.

Watch for future Bible Studies led by our staff!

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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.

Wednesday Morning Study (Zoom)

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. 

On May 5th, the Wednesday Morning Study Group will begin a book study of Dusk-Night-Dawn: On Renewal and Courage by Anne Lamott. In this book, the often-quoted author Lamott, "shows us the intimate and individual ways we can adopt to move through life's dark places toward the light of hope that still burns in all of us." The book can be purchased online through your preferred bookseller.

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New Study on Prayer (Zoom)

Sundays, May 2-June 6, 9:30 a.m.

Prayer has always been a central component in the life of a Christian. All adults are welcome to join the Wesley 124 Study Group for a study on this essential spiritual practice beginning Sunday, May 2. Using the book Prayer: Holy Living Practices for Building a Life of Faith by Ray Buckley, the group will learn about the history, purpose and nature of prayer. Cost of the book is $8.50. To register and order a book, contact Liz Motley at

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