Adult Faith Formation

Connect with others. Learn about God. Experience Love.

Adult Faith Formation at FUMC includes small groups, weekly and monthly classes, retreats and travel, and speakers/special events. Click below to see the current AFF offerings – there may be something to pique your interest and feed your soul! Contact Debbie Houghton at debbie@fumc-a2.org with questions or if you would like to join any of the below offerings.

First Sundays

1st Sunday of the month – 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Centering Practices  Join us as we share and learn practices that nourish us on our faith journeys. Come along on the journey to learn and practice new (and very, very old) ways to celebrate the Divine and deepen your spiritual connection. Sessions will introduce different practices such as the Serenity prayer, forgiveness, befriending our inner critic, Advent yoga, the examen and visio divina. Learn more about this offering.

Second Sundays

2nd Sunday of the month – 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Conversations About Science and Religion – How do we bridge the gap between science and religion? Join members of our own FUMC science and medical community for conversations about experiences and struggles with faith, belief, and the place of God in scientific study.  Learn more about this offering.

Third Sundays

3rd Sunday of the month – 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Vital Conversations – Join us for dialogue that moves us toward spiritual, community and social transformation; our conversation topics have included race and racism, immigration, culture and oppression. Resources for the conversations have included books, videos, movies and more. Everyone is invited to come and join the conversation.

Fourth Sundays

4th Sunday of the month, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Disability Awareness Talks  Please join us to learn and share about the challenges that people with all sorts of disabilities and struggles encounter and also the gifts that they offer. Becoming more aware is the first step in being more inclusive and welcoming. Learn more about this offering.

Bible Study

Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m.

The Open Table: Conversations About Faith and the Bible – Bring your lunch and join us for this weekly midday hour-long drop-in Bible study on Tuesdays; this is a great place to either begin a regular practice of reading Bible, or to ponder books of the Bible you have yet to read.

The Open Table Redux: Conversations About Faith and the Bible

Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Can’t make the Tuesday The Open Table: Conversations about Faith and the Bible?  Join us on Thursday night for the same lesson as Tuesday.