Live Well; Live Whole: Body, Mind, Spirit

A unique selection of classes and groups meeting on Thursday nights to speak to your whole body, mind and spirit.

Here’s a look at our Winter/Spring 2020 Classes

Men’s Group – Kinney

All FFUMC men are invited to gather, study, pray and support each other in their faith journeys.  This winter’s 6-8 week study starts on January 9.

“Counterfeit Gods” by Timothy Keller shows how a proper understanding of the Bible reveals the unvarnished truth about societal ideals and our own hearts. Contact Steven Kinney with questions skinney7890@gmail.com.

Location: Room A115

Dates: Thursdays

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Holy Yoga

Certified instructors, Amelia Yann and Katie McConnell bring us beautiful messages, music and yoga to strengthen our bodies and spirits in God’s love.  A love offering is welcomed, but not required.

Location: Asbury Hall at 6:30 p.m.

Dates: Jan 9 – April 2019

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Men’s Small Group -Harmon

This group caters to men 50 and under and meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The group explores topics such as forgiveness, following your calling, time management, and being a committed husband, father, and son all through the lens of Christianity.  Contact Rusty Harmon at harmonrusty 615@gmail.com.

Location: B251

Dates: First Thurs of the month.

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Reel Faith – Finding God in Film

If you are a movie fan, this group is for you! This adult-only fellowship group will meet for “movie nights” at church at 6:30 p.m. the week before the group discussion or will view films on your own.  Monthly discussions allow you to share thoughts and insights on movies with an eye towards recognizing the spiritual messages contained in the films.  Only PG-13 films.

Explore finding the sacred in secular movies.   Winter movie choices delve into the genre of Sci-Fi Adventures.

Forbidden Planet
Viewing Party: 1/9
Discussion: 1/16

Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
Viewing Party: 2/6
Discussion: 2/13

Interstellar
Viewing Party: 3/12
Discussion: 3/19

Additional Information Here. Then go to specific date for details.

Five Wishes

The first living will that talks about your personal, emotional and spiritual needs  as well as medical needs.  Your family and friends will have peace of mind because they’ll know your wishes in these difficult situations.  Led by Dan Armfield and Rev. Sarah Carty.  Class materials fee: $6.

Location: A214 from 6:30-8 p.m.

Date: March 26

NOTE:  If unable to attend on this date, a date on Wed during WNL will be determined later.

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Coffee & Conversations

January 9 & 10: The ABC’s of Aging: Resources for the Family.

February 6 & 7:  Opioids & Addiction : This NPT Aging Matters presentation explores how older adults and their families deal with the medical, social and economic challenges of this public health threat.

March 5 & 6: “Changing Family Dynamics as We Age”: Rev. Anita Pringle, LPC-MHS, CSAT, BCPC, CDWF leads a discussion on this important topic.  NPT Report — Aging Matters.

All Thursday night sessions are led by Rev. Sarah Carty and are held in Room A214 from 6:30—8:00 p.m.  Coffee &  Conversations events are also held  the next morning on Friday, at 10:00 a.m. in A214.

 

Register here. Scroll to date for specific details.

Learning to Walk in the Dark Book Study

This 10-week study guides us through the spirituality of the nighttime – teaching us how to find God in our fearful moments and giving us a way to let darkness teach us what we most need to know.

Location: A113 at 6:30 p.m.

Dates: Begins January 16, 2020

Book Cost: $10

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Livin’ the Healthy Life

Our winter series features  the “lost arts” of home remedies that can take us through a long winter of colds & flu to an essential oil blend remedy that promotes healthy tendons, ligaments and muscles. As always, you’ll make and take home.  Invite a neighbor or a friend to an evening of fun & fellowship! These Livin’ the Healthy Life classes are not meant for diagnosis or as a substitute for a doctor’s care.

Cost: $10 each session.

Location: Kitchen, B136

Dates: Jan 16 Elderberry Syrup

Mar 5 Essential Oil Blend

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Becoming a Dementia Friendly Church

In this 4-part series, we will learn about Dementia, how it affects the person, family and community.  We will explore the role of the Church in developing a welcoming and inclusive environment.  Led by  a representative from Senior Helpers.

Location: TBD

Dates: LOOK FOR LATE SPRING DATES COMING SOON

FROM PEW TO 5K – WALKING/RUNNING CLUB

Join Dr. Daniel McGinley for 3 weekly  walks/runs in preparation for the Run for Missions on Sun, Mar 29.  All levels are welcome & will meet at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Meet Under the Youth Deck

Dates: Mar 5, 12, 26

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Watch for Summer 2020 Classes Coming Soon