Connecting

Connecting

Small Groups

  • Sunday Morning Study Group meets at 9am in the Church Library.  They are currently studying The Upper Room.

  • Monday Evening Small Group is suspended for the summer.  They will reconvene in the fall. (Their usual time is at 6:30pm in the home of one of the the members. A light supper of soup is provided at 6pm for those who want to join in before study begins.)  

  • Tuesday Morning Small Group meets at 10:30am in the Church Parlor.  Current study focus is also The Upper Room.  Members are invited to bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy and socialize after study has been completed.

United Methodist Women

  • FUMC United Methodist Women have two circles that meet monthly, except during July and August.

    • Mary-Martha Circle meets the second Tuesday of the month.  In the Gospels, Mary and Martha were sisters, friends of Jesus.  They are remembered as Mary the woman of prayer, study, and contemplation and Martha the active doer and host.  The circle meets in the downstairs Fireside Room at 7pm with a program.  Refreshments are served after the meeting.

    • Dorcus Circle meets for Bible Study and conversation the first Wednesday of the month.  Dorcas takes its name from the beloved New Testament woman who provided for the needs of the poor, especially widows and orphans.  They gather at noon in the Church Parlor with a brown bag lunch, dessert is provided.

  • UMW Reading Program encourages members to think critically about current issues through an annual selection of member-reviewed books.  It offers an excellent opportunity to deepen your spirituality and broaden your understanding of our mission.  FUMC offers a selection of these books for check-out in the Church Library during office hours and directly after Sunday Worship Service.

  • UMW Holiday Bazaar is held the first Friday and Saturday in November.  Over 40 vendors offering varying crafts are spead through-out the downstairs areas.  For those needing nourishment, there is a bake sale as well as a lunch of soup and bread available each day.

 

Other Groups, Events and Activities

  • XYZ (X-tra Years of Zest) is a monthly pot luck for seniors.  They meet in the the FUMC Fellowship Hall on the 3rd Friday of each month (except June, July and August) at 12 noon.  Along with a dish to share, each individual brings their own plates and silverware.  Coffee and hot tea are provided.

  • Indianola is our Retreat location held the first weekend of June.  Church family and friends are invited to spend time together in bible study, worship, campfire, singing and other activities (these include such things as board games, outdoor games and hiking).  All this is enjoyed with the beautiful backdrop of Puget Sound.