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 Fall 2019 Classes

Men’s Group – Kinney

All FFUMC men are invited to gather, study, pray and support each other in their faith journeys.  This fall’s study, Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis is one of the world’s most widely read books on the subject of Christianity. Lewis’ goal was to translate theology into language that people could understand.  Contact Steven Kinney with your questions skinney7890@gmail.com.

Location: Room A115

Dates: Aug 15—Dec 2019

Register Here

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 free will offering is welcomed, but not required.

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

Dates: Aug – Dec 2019

Register Here

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.

Register Here

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 toward recognizing the spiritual messages contained in the films. Only PG-13 films.

Explore finding the sacred in secular movies. Fall movie choices delve into the genre of suspense and thrillers.

Rebecca (1940)
Viewing Party: 9/12
Discussion: 9/19

Register Here for September

The Ghost & Mr. Chicken (1966)
Viewing Party: 10/10
Discussion: 10/17

Register Here for October

Signs (2002)
Viewing Party: 11/14
Discussion: 11/21

Register Here for November

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: Nov 21

NOTE: If unable to make the November date, as part of WNL, 5 Wishes will be held on Sept. 18 in Room A214 from 6:15—7:15 p.m.

Register Here

Coffee & Conversations

September : Unscrambling Medicare.

Register Here for September

October : Tools for Dealing with Stress and Loneliness during the Holiday Season.

Register Here for October

November: Balance and Fall Prevention.

Register Here for November

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.

Heart Whispers Book Study

This book by Elizabeth J. Canham.  This group will explore the need for faithful living in today’s often stress-filled world.

We will be guided through a daily rhythm of the Benedictine spirituality to helps us balance work and rest, study and play, prayer and compassion. 10-week study.

Location: A113 at 6:30 p.m.

Dates: Begins September 12

Book Cost: $17

Register Here

Livin’ the Sweet Life

Our fall series features  the “lost arts” of  making candies, caramels, a Moravian sweet bread, and other family recipes!  You will taste, prepare and take home delectable sweets.  Invite a neighbor or a friend to an evening of fun & fellowship!

Cost: $10 each session.

Location: Kitchen

Dates: Oct. & Nov. dates coming soon

Registration Coming Soon

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 for people with dementia and their caregivers.  Led by  a representative from Senior Helpers. Join us in learning how to make a difference in
someone’s life!

Location: B136

Dates: Aug 15-Sept 5

Register Here

Watch for Winter 2020 Classes Coming Soon