Christians Without Borders
Meeting place: Family Life Center - Classroom B
Teacher: Bobbie Lilljedahl, 282-0682, firstname.lastname@example.org
Description:Progressive-minded adults of all ages, the class has an average weekly attendance of 16-20. We strive to support one another in our individual Christian walks with acceptance and understanding. We strive to "do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God" (Micah 16:8).
Examples of study topics: The Heart of Christianity by Borg and A New Look at the Old Commandments by George Ricker
Doty Bible Class
Meeting place: Church parlor (turn right inside the east end of the church entrance and go to the end of this hallway)
Teacher: Martha Sargent, 292-0872
Contact: Mitzi Thomas email@example.com
Description: Older adults interested in Bible study
Examples of study topics: Uniform series Adult Bible Study curriculum from Cokesbury
Meeting place: Classroom A/B near the choir room
Teacher: Jerry Edinger, 280-4644 Jedinger@aol.com
Description: Adults who like to think and discuss
Examples of study topics: The Gospel and Letters of John
Meeting place: Family Life Center - Classroom C
Teacher/facilitator: Susan Hilburn, 282-9464 firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Individuals with a wide variety of backgrounds and experience, ages 30 and up. Our common goals are to become to become faithful disciples of Christ, to nurture one another, and to serve those in need.
Example of study topics: Current books on Christian spirituality or the Bible, such as Wrestling with Grace by Robert Morris
Meeting place: Upstairs, Room 29
Teacher: Class members take turns
Contact: Scott Erwin, 312-4034 email@example.com
Description: Mostly parents, ages 20 to 40, who focus on family relationships, books of the Bible and various short-term studies. We are a laid-back group who get together socially outside the church and occasionally participate in community service projects.
Meeting place: Room 9 (across from the sanctuary)
Teacher: Bob Caudill, 282-6807 firstname.lastname@example.org; (assisted by James Walvoord)
Description: Men and women from Marbridge, ages 20-65
Example of study topics: The Upper Room daily devotional
Meeting place: Room 8 (across from the sanctuary)
Make-up: The class is a mixture of couples and singles with a broad range of backgrounds. All adults are welcome to attend.
Study: This is a Bible-based studay group utilizing the Serendipity NIV, available in the classroom. Current study is the Gospel of Mark.
Format: Comfortable and laid back, class consists of reading the passages for the day and open discussion; often leading to how the passages pertain to us in today's world. Class begins and ends with prayer.
Facilitator: A person who has volunteered to prepare the lesson for a given Sunday is the leader for the day. This person generally leads the discussion with prompts and keeps the group focused on the topic.
Activities: Seekers Sunday School Class has been a vibrant part of MUMC for about 18 years. Seekers support others and missions, supporting such things as: providing funds for building community libraries in Vietnam, making regular donations to the MUMC Food Pantry, Capital Area Food Bank, Haiti Relief, UMCOR, Heifer projects, providing yearly back to school love bags for the children of MUMC, and much, much more. Socially, potluck gatherings are also a big deal with the group.
Contact: Jean Johnfroe call: 280-7330 or email: email@example.com
Meeting place: Family Life Center - Classroom A
Teacher: Class members take turns
Contact: Nancy Russ, 892-6549 firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Couples and singles, 40s to 60s. Lots of lively discussion
Example of topics studied: What’s So Amazing about Grace by Philip Yancey, and Yes, Lord I Have Sinned...but I have Several Excellent Excuses by James Moore
Meeting Place: Room 10 (across from the sanctuary)
Teacher: Randy Ramseur, 394-6014 email@example.com
Description: Each Sunday the class studies a chapter from the Bible, using footnotes, cross-reference verses, and scholar's comments. Comments and/or questions from the class are encouraged.
Meeting place: Church Library
Leader: Rev. Dan Harrington, 282-7274 dan@ManchacaUMC.org
Description: Persons who wish to learn more about United Methodism and the meaning of membership at Manchaca UMC