Adults

Welcome to Adult Ministries

As Christian adults, we go through many phases in our lives—finishing up college, developing a career, starting and nurturing a family, becoming an “empty-nester,” retiring... All of these events, and so many others, are more bearable, meaningful and joy-filled when we do not have to walk them alone.

Wherever you are in life, there are opportunities here to continue moving along your spiritual pathway.

 

Sunday School Class a place where people and churches can be transformed

Adult Sunday School Classes

  • Together in Prayer

RM 205 hosted by Together in Prayer class

Contact:  Linda Palermo   jpalermo1@austin.rr.com

8:30-9:30 an ongoing Bible study

Together in Prayer class studies a new lesson each week as members take turns bringing a devotional or a portion of a book that has spoken to them in a special way.  An example of a class study,  Jer 29:11 "I know the plans I have for you says the Lord, plans to prosper and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."  No matter what occurs in our lives, disabled children, sick children, husband with a disease, loss of a cousin, God is still with us and still has a plan for our life.  This class style allows people to stop in and visit at any time not have to worry about entering the middle of a book or a study.

  • Why? Making Sense of God's Will

by Adam Hamilton

RM 125 hosted by Crusaders class

Contact Ross Compton rc05@txstate.edu

9:45 – 10:45am Fall study

When the ground shakes, and a poor nation’s economy is destroyed; when the waters rise, washing away a community’s hopes and dreams; when a child suffers neglect and abuse; when violence tears apart nations; where is God? If God is all powerful, and if each one of us is a beloved child of God, then how can God allow tragedy and suffering to infest his creation?
This study will help one find insight into the age-old question of how to understand the will of God. Chapters include  1. Why Do the Innocent Suffer?  2. Why Do My Prayers Go Unanswered? 3. Why Can't I See God's Will for My Life?  4. Why God's Love Prevails

  • John’s Gospel-Wisdom from Ephesus

by  Michael Card

RM 127 hosted by Epworth class

Contact Pat Heath ph09@txstate.edu

9:45 – 10:45am 8 – 10 week study, Sept – Oct

Take your imagination to another level as Michael Card tells the amazing story of John’s gospel. Travel along the western coast of Turkey into the city of Ephesus. See where the apostle John lived and shared words of wisdom. Explore stunning archaeological sites and gain a deeper understanding of the life and times of the longest-living disciple of Jesus.

  • Variety of studies using the Bible, video and books

RM 129 hosted by Family and Fellowship class

Contact 

9:45 – 10:45am

  • I Hear Voices, and That's a Good Thing! by James W Moore

RM 129 hosted by Jack Hughes class

Contacts Ruth Phillips dphillips10@austin.rr.com

& Karen Roberts richkar@centurytel.net

9:45 – 10:45am September – November

Everyone is guided by the voices of people in our lives--grandparents, parents, teachers, pastors, friends. Their words are woven into our life's fabric and influence how we live and the choices we make. This study celebrates the voices of the Bible who continue, every day, to strengthen and encourage us when we not only hear but listen to them.

  • Life & Times of King David 2 Samuel

RM 123 hosted by One in the Spirit class

Contact Linda Roe  smiainc2@grandecom.net

9:45 – 10:45am Fall study

This is a continuing study on the Life & times of King David, in 2 Samuel. Throughout the book, God forms the backdrop as the One who established David upon the throne of Israel & gives him victory over his enemies.

  • Eclectic studies

RM 126 hosted by Upper Room

Contact Frank Flauto

9:45-10:45am ongoing

  • Harmonies Gospels

RM Simon Bakery store front hosted by Harmonies Gospel class

Contact Brian Hurt

9:45-10:45am ongoing

 

‚ÄčSUNDAY School Class – IT’S FOR LIFE...  Lifelong…Life-giving…about real Life…  Connected to the Source of Life

There are over dozen classes and the number keeps growing. There is a class that is right for you! Stop by any one of them and visit.

 

Wednesday Night Groups, Classes and Dinner
 
There are activities for families, for children, for youth, and for adults as well as a family style meal.
 
Wednesday Night Schedule

Children's Fun & Games 3:30-4:00

Children's Homework Help, Snack 4:00-4:45

Children’s Choir 4:45-5:30

Youth Fellowship & Homework Time 4:30 – 5:30

Dinner 30-6:30

Hand bells 5:45-7:00

Youth Small Groups 6:00-7:30

Preteens for 4th - 5th Graders 6:00-7:30

Chanel Choir Practice –7:00 – 8:30

College Worship & Bobcat Supper at UMC Wesley Building @ Texas State  

Child Care available by registration during our programs. Call the church office at 512-392-6001 or contact Katrina Allison at ka@fumcsm.org to register.

For more information about our youth or children's program please check the youth or children web pages.

 

Special Purpose Classes

  • Divorce Care -13 week program, Find help

and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce. For more information the national Divorce Care web site http://www.divorcecare.org/

  • Grief Share is a weekly seminar for those

experiencing a loss whether resent or not. For more information the national GriefShare web site http://www.griefshare.org/about

 

Ministry & Volunteer Opportunities

  • FUMC Bus Ministry - A once a month ministry that needs YOU! Both riders and drivers are needed.

  • Red Vest Ministry -  Welcome, direct and assist those arriving for church

  • Meals on Wheels - Drivers to deliver meals to shut-ins in our community

  • Twice Blessed -  Non-profit ministry of First United Methodist Church operated by volunteers

 

 
 
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