First United Methodist Church - Cary
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Connect with God, People, and Service
SUNDAYS AT 9:45 A.M.
Contact: Emily Field 303-2810 firstname.lastname@example.org Small group of couples in their 30’s and 40’s who choose their own curriculum and look for practical ways to apply Biblical Lessons to their lives and encourage one another in Christ. Service projects include helping with the Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network, working at the State Fair Booth, adopting a family at Christmas, and providing meals to one another in times of need. Several members teach children’s Sunday School classes and attend when they are out of rotation. The Agape Class also enjoys food and fellowship together with their families as well as in Girls’/Guys’ nights out. They would love to have you visit them! There is always an empty chair.
Contact: Bob Warner 467-0088 email@example.com
Composed mostly of couples with grown children. Their studies vary from Bible study to contemporary themes led by the class members. Their service project is assisting with the Carter-Finley Stadium concession stand and using the funds raised to support church projects and needy families. They gather for various social events including the annual Halloween and Christmas parties.
Contact: Janis and Charles Crutchfield 851-5331 firstname.lastname@example.org
Composed primarily of couples over age 50 with grown children. They use the Adult Bible Studies curriculum for their Sunday School class discussion. Service projects include Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network, the State Fair Booth, Wednesday night dinners, and the adoption of a shut-in from our congregation. Social activities include quarterly Sunday lunches, and Thanksgiving and Christmas events.
Contact: Vada Hayes 362-1222 email@example.com
Composed primarily of senior couples and singles, this is a lecture-style class using the Adult Bibles Studies curriculum. Class activities include funding various mission needs. Social activities include working at the State Fair Booth, an annual spring picnic, Christmas dinner, Ash Wednesday luncheon and other get-togethers.
Faith and Freedom
Made up of people 40’s and up. Mission Statement – “to strengthen our Christian faith through prayerful study, reflection and discussion of books and other media, inspiring us to live in friendship, love and service.” Mission projects include assisting with Zimbabwe Orphan Endeavor, hurricane relief, Appalachia Service Project and Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network. Fund-raising projects include the Carter-Findley Stadium concession stand with the funds benefiting needy organizations and families. Social events include a weekend retreat to the mountains, a Christmas party and caroling for homebound church members, progressive dinners, Super Bowl party, Sunday brunch, and potluck dinner/outdoor concert.
Contact: Pat Sherman 234-3360 firstname.lastname@example.org
Composed primarily of couples and singles in their 50’s plus. Members take turns teaching the class using the Adult Bible Studies curriculum. Discussions are wide-ranging and stimulating. Mission projects include Interfaith Hospitality Network, the Society of St. Andrew Project, Angel Tree, State Fair Booth, and hurricane relief. They gather socially several times a year.
Contact: Skip Dyer 462-6235 email@example.com
Adult couples, upper-20’s to mid-50’s in age, most with children. The class is discussion-oriented and studies a wide range of topics with an emphasis on applying biblical lessons to today’s life. The class enjoys finding ways to assist the church and community with monetary support and hands on projects. Past examples include volunteering at the Durham Rescue Mission and sponsoring disaster victims who relocated to Wake County. The class regularly engages in couple/family social activities, including ladies lunches, pig-picin's, and weekend retreats.
Contact: Elizabeth Broome 467-3434
This discussion class led by a facilitator uses curriculum offering a variety of topics and themes for study. Emphasis is always on Scripture as a foundation and on its implications for living today. This class maintains an open-mind and open-door policy for the continued spiritual growth of mind and soul. Cash donations are made to the class fund and used to support a variety of church and community ministries. Current members are older adults; all ages are welcome.
We are an eclectic group of singles and couples of a wide age range and study a variety of material from Christian books to Bible study. Funds raised by working at the Carter-Findley concession stand are used to support various service projects such as helping needy families, supporting Appalachia Service Project and Bosnia mission trips. Social activities include annual picnics, small group dinners and lunches and an annual Christmas party.
Contact: Greg & Sandy Shank 467-1384 firstname.lastname@example.org
The class focuses on group discussion from Bible study and contemporary issues led by volunteers from the class. Service projects include yard work for older adults, Christmas caroling, State Fair booth, hurricane relief, Wake InterFaith Hospitality Network, Bingo at Chatham Creek Rest Home, NC Food Bank and flower planter maintenance for the church. Social activities include ice cream social, men’s/ladies’ night out, dinner groups, Durham Bulls game, Super Bowl party, a Christmas party and the popular spring and fall camping trips. Class members are generally 35+, married with children, but all are welcome!
Contact: Faye Godbold 467-9464
A group of adult ladies representing a range of ages. They use the Adult Bible Studies curriculum, taught by two of the class members and one another. They give of their time by working at the State Fair Booth; some members are long time workers at the “Dorcas Shop,” and volunteering to help with numerous groups and committees of the church. Many of the members help with bulk mailings. Frequently, monies raised in the class with weekly offerings are donated to worthy causes. One of the members delivers tapes of the weekly sermons to shut-ins. They enjoy dinner together in June and at Christmas time. Philathea means love of truth and is a sisterly truth loving organization. Come join us!!!
Contact: Vance Morse 481-1525 or Linda Hodges 466-8523 email@example.com
The class consists of single adults (never married, widowed, separated or divorced), and studies/discusses a wide variety of biblical topics with application for everyday life. Service projects include involvement with Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network, support of Mighty Mondays, Zimbabwe Orphan Endeavor, State Fair Booth, Disciple Bible Outreach at Women's Prison and numerous other missions. Social activities include: Sunday lunches, Christmas party, and participation in outings/activities geared to single adults and single parents. All singles are welcome.
Contact: Stuart Hobbs 460-6741 firstname.lastname@example.org
Composed of married and single adults, non-parents, parents and grandparents of varying ages. It is a topical Bible discussion class. Yearly service project is support for the Bosnia Mission, also monthly support of the MinisTree. They enjoy quarterly social activities.
Contact: Mike Sibley 319-3765 email@example.com
Composed of older young adults. They alternate between Bible Study and current issues with a rotation of a core of teachers. Service projects include support of Appalachia Service Project, assistance to families both financially and with gifts, hurricane relief, and the State Fair booth. They sponsor dinners Wednesday nights and host Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network. Social activities include a chili dinner, progressive dinners, beach weekend, and Durham Bulls baseball games.
Contact: Nancy Merrick 467-6778 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Our class members are primarily in their 40’s and up, both singles and couples. The class format is group discussion based on contemporary issues or traditional Bible study. A core group of teachers take turns leading the lessons. We have used a variety of Christian books, DVD series, and Adult Bible Study materials available in the Curriculum Library. Our primary class mission project is working with homeless women and children at Raleigh Rescue Mission. Other class service projects include hosting Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network guests, monetary support of FUMCC’s Zoe Mission team, helping at the State Fair Booth, and sponsoring Fellowship Feast meals. Social activities include our annual Mardi Gras and Christmas parties, occasional group tours, movies and small group get-togethers and a beach get-away weekend in early Fall. Please join us for stimulating discussions, warm fellowship and a good cup of coffee.
Young Men’s Bible Class
Contact: Horace Hodges 466-8523 email@example.com
Membership contains a wide range of adult men, from young to senior. The class is led by three teachers who use the Adult Bible Studies curriculum. Service projects include ministry to shut-ins, hurricane relief, and the State Fair booth.
SUNDAYS AT 11:00 A.M.
Contact: Jill Straight 439-0967 firstname.lastname@example.org
Couples studying God's word and applying it to our lives. We use video/book studies and have great discussions. Please join us!
Contact: Charles Mann 388-4278 email@example.com
This class is made up of all ages of adults, single and married, and visitors are especially welcome. Members lead on a rotation basis each week with the format of an open discussion and reflection of the entire worship service just attended. Individual impressions of the sermon, scripture, music, prayers, are shared as desired in an accepting environment. “Homework” centers on devotional reading of the week’s Lectionary scriptures. Main mission outreach is the Alliance Medical Ministry, for which funds are raised through the sale of the group’s take-out “Hobo Stew” once a year for the support of several ministries, such as Alliance Medical Ministries, Bolivian Medical Mission, Bosnian Mission, Appalachian Service Project, summer camp scholarships for children, and help for families at the Christmas season. This diverse group enjoys seasonal social activities and has a history of caring for its members.
Y-ME (Youth Ministry Educators Class)
Contact: Mark Schneider 856-0335 firstname.lastname@example.org
This is an 11:05 am Sunday School class for adults who work with the Youth at our church. Weekly meetings in room 231 provide youth workers an opportunity to have fellowship on a regular basis to pray for the youth, to discuss upcoming youth events and to study Christian-based teachings by modern day authors.