SMALL GROUPS AND STUDIES

 MEN OF IRON

 
Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Our Men’s group provides an opportunity for fellowship and study as we sharpen our minds and forge our faith. All men are invited to attend our weekly study.
 
The group will resume in September.
Watch for upcoming dates! 
 
Contact Brian Riddle for more msforhealthcare@yahoo.com
 
 

 YOUNG AT HEART

 
 
Well-seasoned travelers on Life’s road are welcome at Young at Heart! Young at Heart gather on the second Thursday of the month. 
For the summer the group will meet on Tues July 24th and August 28th for a picnic and the resume regular weekly meetings in September. Summer Meeting locations:
July 24th at 11:30 am– at the Community Center in The Villas of Riverbend. Bring a salad or dessert to share. Macaroni and cheese and meat will be provided.
Aug 28th at 11:30 am – TBD
Bible study and lunch outings will resume September 11 at 10:00 am in room 101N.
 For more information contact 

 CONNECTING THREADS

This creative group meets the third Monday of every month at 9:30 am to connect through Christian fellowship, prayer, and the creation of quilts to give away! All are welcome, even if you don’t sew!
For more information, contact Nancy Tela at nancyrtela@gmail.com
 
 
 
 
 

 WHAT IF?!

(Women Having Adventures in Faith Together)
 
What if you wanted to try something you have never done before?
What if you had a supportive group of women to cheer you on?
 
ALL women, ages 18-100, are welcome to come and try something new in a fun, nurturing and supportive environment. 
 
Contact knissenbaum@earthlink.net for more information about the group and upcoming events.
 

 MORNING GLORY

 
 
 
  • Meets on the second Monday of each month from 9:30-11:30am
  • Activities include: Book Studies, Volunteering, Mission Work
  • Mission Fundraisers Include: Church-wide Garage Sale, Christmas Candy Sale
  • Contact Bev Avers at bavers@insight.rr.com for more info

LILY CIRCLE

 
  • Meets on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-9:00 pm.
  • Activities include: Chili Dinner, Cookie Walk, Book Studies, Used Book Sale (benefiting missions), and other events. Click here for information for the upcoming book sale.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WOMEN’S H2O

(Heaven, Holy Spirit & Optimism)

Women are invited to share in study, prayer and fellowship Friday morning’s from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. This study will begin Friday August 17th and will be studying, “Christianity and World Religions,” by Adam Hamilton. In our world of diversity understanding and respecting our neighbors of other faiths is critical. Join Betsy Effinger for this small group study. Books can be purchased in the Main Hall on the book cart for $10.00. You are invited to any or all of the weeks of this study!
If you have any questions, contact Betsy Effinger.
 

 EMPTY NESTERS

 
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Empty Nesters welcomes anyone with no kids at home to their gatherings. Both singles and couples are welcome. Empty Nesters meets periodically. 
Watch for upcoming events this fall! 
To join the event mailing list, email Mary Linn and Rob Hoffman at mlinn@insight.rr.com.

T & T 20S & 30S

T&T, 20s & 30s Young Adults group meets to grow in faith together through fellowship and events. Contact
Katya Brodbeck at katyabrodbeck@powellumc.org.
 

DISCERNMENT

From time to time we gather folks for a class on Discernment. The class is a unique opportunity to explore Spiritual Discernment… that is, figuring out what God is trying to tell us, or where God is leading, or making a decision that seems that we should consider God’s input. The class will be a commitment and a blessing all at the same time.
 
We meet for a total of 12 weeks. We will meet weekly for
3 weeks exploring what discernment means and how we do it. Then we will take a 6 week break from class, to practice what we’ve been learning, journaling and also read a book. Finally, we’ll get back together for 3 weeks to debrief our time apart and explore what might be next.
If you are interested in Discernment, contact Kim La Rue at kimlarue@powellumc.org

STUDIES

 SUMMER LIVE WEBCAST BOOK STUDY

Pastor Larry Brown invites you to participate in a four week LIVE webcast study on Tuesday evenings at 8:00pm July 31st, August 7th, 14th, and 21st or through recorded sessions to fit your schedule.  
 
 
The link for Session 1 recorded webcast is below.  
 
The link for Session 2 recorded webcast is below.
 
The link for Session 3 recorded webcast is below.

FINDING GOD IN BEST SELLERS

 
 
We find God in unlikely places.  Each month read a different book for discussion with the group. Upcoming reads:
Sept 1: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honey man
Oct 3: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Nov 7: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict
 
Facilitated by Joy Waldron

Meets:
 1st Wed of the month
at 9:30 am 
at Scramblers,
3980 Presidential Pkwy
 

 

 

 

 

 

THROUGH THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR 

 

 
Beginning Tuesday September 25th at 6:30pm, join Pastor Katya Brodbeck in the reading of the Bible. Have you ever wanted to read the whole Bible? Is it on your bucket list? The group will meet for six weeks at a time to discuss the readings. Read the whole Bible with the support of the group.
If you have any questions, contact Katya at katyabrodbeck@powellumc.org
 
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.PASTOR’S WEEKLY BIBLE STUDY
 
 
This study will resume Wednesday, September 5th from 6-7:00pm. Pastor Larry invites you to join others in discussion of upcoming Sunday preaching text. The group studies the scripture that is the basis for the preaching, through open discussion and shared discovery. No curriculum needed. 
Bring a Bible if you have one and come as your schedule permits, the door is open. If you have any questions or would like to discuss something specific, feel free to email larrybrown@powellumc.org.
 
Facilitated by 
Pastor Larry Brown
 
 
 

THURSDAY MORNING GROUP

 
 
 
This group meets on Thursday mornings at 10:00 am.  Starting Thur, September 6th, the group will be reading “Christianity & World Religion” by Adam Hamilton. In our world of diversity understanding and respecting our neighbors of other faiths is critical. Join us for some great discussion. Books can be purchased in the Main Hall on the book cart for $10.00.
 
Contact Kim at kimlarue@powellumc.org for more information.
 
 
 
 

TUESDAY MORNING GROUP (TMG)

 
 
 
This group is led by Dave Woodyard and 
does a variety of studies from the Old Testament, New Testament, as well as other studies. The group meets on Tuesday mornings at 10:00am. Starting Sept 11th, we will be reading, “If Grace Is True,” by Philip Gulley. We will explore the magnitude of God’s grace in our lives. 
 
You are invited for any or all of the sessions!
Any questions, email Dave Woodyard davewoodyard@powellumc.org.
 

THURSDAY EVENING GROUP 

 
 
 
This class will be studying “Elijah Spiritual Stamina in Every Season” by Melissa Spoelstra and begins Thur September 6th at 7pm. This class for women is perfect for our life and times. We deal with many different seasons in our lives. Please join us to experience the discussion with women who will help us think about things from new perspectives and affirm our worth as a Christian disciple. Books are for sale in the Main Hall on the book cart for $10.00
Contact Kristina Mackenzie or Kim La Rue for more information: mackenzie.kristina@yahoo.com 
 
 
 
 

DISCIPLE III FAST TRACK

 “Remember Who You Are” begins Wednesday September 5th at 7pm. If you have completed Disciple I, come join us! The Disciple Bible Study studies the Old Testament Prophets and the Letters of Paul. For more information contact Kim La Rue. 
 
 

WOMEN’S H2O

(Heaven, Holy Spirit & Optimism)

Women are invited to share in study, prayer and fellowship Friday morning’s from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.
This study will begin Friday August 17th and will be studying, “Christianity and World Religions,” by Adam Hamilton. In our world of diversity understanding and respecting our neighbors of other faiths is critical. Join Betsy Effinger for this small group study. You are invited to any or all of the weeks of this study! If you have any questions, contact Betsy Effinger.
 

FALL WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

A 10-week DISCIPLE Bible study.
Walk through Exodus verse by verse to learn and understand this book in the Bible. The only book needed is a Bible. Don’t have one? Ask Rebecca. Childcare is provided.
ALL ARE WELCOME!
Facilitated by Rebecca Brownlee 
Starts Tuesday September 25th 6:30-8:00pm
If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca
 
 
 

BOOK STUDY

Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain TimesJoin Dave Holliday in reading “Unafraid:Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times” by Adam Hamilton. This study begins Wednesday September 19th at 7:00pm. We know Jesus tells us, “Do not be afraid,” but with everything going on in the world, how is it possible not to be anxious. Join us for relevant discussion and good discussion.
If you have any questions, contact Dave, dvhlldy@yahoo.com.
 
 
 
 

UPPER ROOM DEVOTIONS

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Bring your Upper Room devotional book and join us!   Discussions each week will be from the previous Wednesday in the Chapel.  Copies of the Upper Room are located next to the Welcome Center.

Meets:
Mondays 8:45 am-9:45 am, facilitated by
Pat Parren and 11:30 am-12:45 pm,
facilitated by Bev Avers.
 
All are welcome!
FLOURISH

 

 

 
This class is currently reading, “Unafraid” by Adam Hamilton. This study will help identify fears and discover practical steps for overcoming them…all in the light of Scripture and a faith that promises again and again that we can live with courage and hope.
Meets: Second Friday of every month at the Wine Bistro on Rt 23.
If you have any questions, please contact Kim at kimlarue@powellumc.org.
 
You can join in at any time and all are welcome!