We believe that small groups offer a place for each of us to learn and share. They’re also a great way to connect with others in the church through study, conversation and service. We want our groups to be a safe place for people to explore and nurture their faith.
Financial Peace University
January 13th - March 17th
Sunday afternoons, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
FPU is a nine-lesson class on money management, including the basics of budgeting, getting rid of debt, planning for the future and much more. If you would like practical help with your finances, we invite you to join us for FPU beginning in mid-January. This class is open to the community – feel free to invite family, friends, co-workers or neighbors to join you. For more information, click here.
Disciple BIble Study
Disciple I (Watch for this class to be offered in 2019)
Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study
A 12-week comprehensive study of the Old Testament. Daily reading and weekly classes engage participants in the guidance and wisdom that studying the Bible offers.
Additionally, we offer Disciple II, III, or IV annually.
Open Groups - ALL aRE INVITED
Adult Sunday School
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Two adult Sunday school classes meet during the 10:30 a.m. worship hour, and are open to all.
Twelve Parables of Jesus, Room B
Spiritual Classics Roulette, Room 3
Sunday Morning Men’s Group
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
All men are welcome to be a part of this group which meets in the church library, located in the Fellowship Hall building. Stop by and meet the guys and join the conversation based on Families Where Grace Is In Place.
Sunday Evening Small Group
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Inspired by Rachel Held Evans
Weekly potluck dinner and discussion.
Sunday Evening Bible Study
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Weekly Bible study and discussion.
Monday Evening Women's Group
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Study, conversation and fellowship.
Tuesday Evening Group
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
The Story - begins January 2019
Weekly gathering for study, fellowship, and conversation. This is a group that is intentionally welcoming to those who are new to the church or new to faith.
Wednesday Evening Women’s Group
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
This group meets in the church library for prayer, devotional, support and fellowship.
Wednesday Evening Men's Group
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
All men are invited for weekly Bible study and fellowship. The group is currently studying 1st Corinthians, and meets at a home in North Valencia.
Thursday Morning Men’s Bible Study
6:30 – 7:30 a.m.
All men are welcome for weekly Bible study and discussion on Thursday mornings in rooms 1 & 2 on the VUMC campus.
Thursday Morning Women's Small Group
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
The Divine Conspiracy - Discovering Our Hidden Life in God - begins January 10th
Join this group of ladies for study, conversation, support, and prayer.
Thursday Evening Adult Bible Study
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
This group is currently studying the book of Romans, and meets at a home in Val Verde. It is open to all.
Friday Morning Women’s Small Group
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way - Finding Unexpected Strength when Disappointments Leave You Shattered - begins January 18th
This six-week study will offer help in finding strength, peace, and hope in the midst of difficult times.
Prayer and Share
An on-going prayer and study group for women. Prayer and Share meets on Thursday mornings, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., twice a month in the church library.
For more information about Small Groups, including topics of study and ways to connect, click to contact Michelle Andrews, Director of Discipleship and Care.
Other Group Meetings
Sunday, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Jan. 27, Feb. 10 & 24, Mar. 10 & 24, Apr. 7, May 5 & 19
All are welcome to join us for the spiritual practice of centering prayer. For more information, and to be added to the email list for future sessions, contact Beverly Silsbee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, 10 - 11:00 a.m.
All are welcome to an hour of faith-based yoga. No experience is necessary. The sessions include prayer, praise music, gentle twists, stretches, breath work, and guided meditation.
For more information, contact Audra, email@example.com.
Thursday, 8:45 - 10:00 a.m.
Resumes January 17, 2019
Revelation Fitness SCV is a faith-filled fitness class for all ages, abilities and levels of fitness. Each class begins with a Bible verse and focus. The fitness time includes cardio and strength exercises, and stretching to worship music. Through this ministry we strive to love God, get healthy, be whole, and love others. This class meets in our Fellowship Hall. For more information, contact Jamie, firstname.lastname@example.org.
An 8-week study of grief and the process of dealing with it is offered several times a year. The group is open to anyone who is grieving any kind of loss, or anyone interested in learning about it.
Tuesday mornings, twice per month
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
This group offers Christian-based support and encouragement to women in the challenging season of life called motherhood. Enjoy Biblically-based teaching and supportive and encouraging small groups conversation.
Click here for more information and to register.