Sunday Spiritual Growth Offerings for Adults
FUPC is committed to lifelong learning and spiritual growth, and offers many learning and growth opportunities during this year. At this time, there are two adult groups meeting on Sunday mornings. Both classes use a hybrid format, with some attending in person (masked) and some attending via Zoom! ALL are welcome to attend both classes, and weekly attendance is not necessary to find the classes fruitful and engaging.
If you have further questions about Spiritual Growth at FUPC in general, please email us at email@example.com and we will try to get back to you as quickly as possible. If you have specific questions about one of the classes listed below, please contact the leader. You’ll also find our Facebook Group useful for keeping up with current events.
Our Sunday morning schedule is:
- 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Outdoor Worship
- 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Adult Spiritual Growth Opportunities
- 10:30 – 10:50 a.m. Time to make connections on the Courtyard
- 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Indoor AND Livestreamed Worship
Please check out further information on the Sunday morning Spiritual Growth groups below.
THE PRESENT WORD BIBLE STUDY
This quarter, the Present Word Bible Study group is “Celebrating God” through Old and New Testament stories of praise and of Godly love among believers. This class is led by Dennis Brewer and Jane Steinkraus.
This class is accessible for anyone who wants to participate. Student books are available for pickup in the plastic drawers outside of the Calvin building entrance.
The class meets Sunday mornings during the Spiritual Growth Hour, 9:30 – 10:30 am, on FUPC’s “Zoom Two” account for those who wish to join online. Those who wish to meet in person can meet at the tables on the FUPC courtyard.
Led by Derrik Olsen and Pastor Phil Butin, this class typically discusses a book about important matters of faith. Thoughtful Christians use FUPC’s “Zoom One” account for those who wish to attend online rather than in person. Those attending in person meet in the Library upstairs in the Calvin building.
Right now, the group is discussing Love Your Enemies: How Decent People can Save America from the Culture of Contempt by Arthur Brooks. As the title indicates, it is based on a deeply Christian concept from the Sermon on the Mount, and is written by a moderate Republican who wants the demonization between red and blue to stop in our country. Brooks suggests that we intentionally engage, listen to, and interact with each other in order to seek the common good together.
To participate, you will need a copy of the book. You can purchase a physical copy through Amazon for a reasonable price. Find the book on Amazon HERE. You can also access the book for free online HERE.
Small groups for adults
FUPC small groups gather for many purposes, from Zumba to Hooks & Needles to the Men’s Prayer Breakfast to Poetic Conversations to Table for Eight dinners.
Seasonal events enliven our congregational year, as well.
Some groups are continuing to meet via Zoom. Others will get started again in the future. We will update this page as we have more information.
Contact the church to get Zoom information.