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Bible Study

Senior Pastor’s Study

Christian Essentials

 
This fall Pastor Dennis will use the Apostle’s Creed as the study plan for class on “Essentials.”
Click for more information and the associated blog!
 
  • Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. and
  • Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
 

Huddle

Men’s Bible Study

 
Meets on the 1st and 3rd monday of each month starting
September 18th.
 
Taught by Pastor Bryan

Children and Youth

Children’s Gathering

 
Sunday Evenings 5-6:30
 
 
20 minutes of play
10 minutes of snacks
15 minute lesson
15 minute music
 
Click to learn more about our children’s programs.
 

Transform

Student Ministry

 
Transform, our junior/senior high student ministry which meets on Sunday evenings from 5-7pm, will wrap up our spring series calendar with Out of This World(April 8-April 22nd), a look at how to navigate our faith and culture simultaneously, and Forward Motion(April 29-May 6th) which will provide our students with tools to incrementally progress in their faith journey.
 
Click to see what we are up to.

Sunday Morning Groups

Want to enhance your Christian life? Join a group of your peers on Sunday mornings to learn more about our faith, and how it intersects with your journey.
 
We have several classes on Sunday morning, with new ones being formed all the time.  If you are unsure about which class to join, speak with a pastor or seek out Michael and Sandra Bumgarner.  They will be happy to help you connect with a group.
 
Here are some of the classes available now on Sunday mornings at 10am
 
  • Children-  meet in the Children’s area of the education wing. 
  • Students-  Junior and Senior High youth meet in the Student Center (“Red Barn” building)
  • Young Adults- Younger Adults 20’s and 30’s meet in room 204
  • Circle of Friends-  Mixed class for married or single adults. Room 205
  • Good News- Mixed class of Senior adults. Room 107
  • Mary and Martha’s- Middle to older aged women.  Room 201
  • Men’s Bible Class-  Older men’s discussion group.  Office
  • Growing in Grace- Mixed class of adults with families.  Room 207
  • The Reasoners- Adults. Lower level.
  • Open Fellowship- Mixed class of Older Adults. Room 206

Music

Choir

 
Wednesdays @ 7pm
in the Sanctuary
 
The GUMC choir is a volunteer group.  no audition is needed.  if you love to sing and lift your voice in praise of god, come and join us.
 

Grace Station

Praise Band

 
Thursdays @6:30
(subject to change)
 
Grace station leads worship for the LifeSong worship service. if you are interested in joining, contact Bryan Orchard or the church office.
 

Handbells

 
 
The GUMC handbell group is open to musicians of all levels.  for more information contact Melissa Powers, or the church office.  423-477-3792

Monthly Meetings

4g’s (Gray Girls Growing Godly)

 
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
 
Gray Girls Grow Godly is for females of ALL ages who want to learn, serve, pray, worship, nourish and commune with GOD while enjoying the fellowship and support of other females.
 
For more information, click Here

United Methodist Women

 
Groups are forming now, so keep checking back for more information