Fall 2020 Bible Studies
Dive deeper into scripture, the life of faith and community with new studies this fall at MFUMC. Due to Covid-19, MFUMC is offering classes in a variety of ways – online, outdoor and hybrid.
Spiritual Formation 101 – Hybrid
Spiritual Formation 101 is a four week, introductory class that teaches us how to recognize the presence of God in our everyday lives. Rev Amber Lea Gray and Rev Beth Clark will share a weekly video that unpacks the language, tools and importance of spiritual formation for the everyday Christian. If you have been wanting to go deeper in your relationship with God but don’t know where to start, then this is the class for you!
This will be a hybrid class taught in a FB group. You can watch the videos and interact each week at your own leisure, and then towards the end of the study there will be an option to meet up outside at Marietta FUMC.
Adolescents, Technology, & Parenting – Outdoor
Join Rev. Chad Loucks for a 3 week class on September 16, 23 and October 7th at 6 PM at the Park on Polk. Parents are overwhelmed; especially when it comes to the world of cell phones, social media, streaming services, and gaming. Through three sessions, parents will be given perspective, education, guidance, and tools to help them think proactively and redemptively in how they raise their kids up in the current digital world.
You Are Here: First Steps for White Christians on Race and Racism – Zoom
Rev. Jacque Hodges will be hosting a 4-week class on Wednesdays in September via Zoom titled “You Are Here: First Steps for White Christians on Race and Racism.” It is an online course for Christians who want to acquire a fundamental understanding of race and racism from a biblical perspective. This four-part self-directed course offers videos featuring Robin DiAngelo and Rev. Dr. Anderson Hooker, reflections, and activities to help people of faith to recognize racism and begin to challenge it in their lives.
Praying the Psalms – Outdoor, Women, Bi-Weekly
Join Rev. Amber Lea Gray for a women’s, bi-weekly study on Praying the Psalms starting the 2nd week in September on Monday Nights & Thursday Mornings. This is a no prep, ‘come as you are’ study. The Psalms are such a gift to Christians. They cover nearly every human emotion possible, and are able to give us the words to pray when we are unable to find them ourselves. Each week we will unpack one of the Psalms, and learn to pray it together!
Upper Room Zoom – Zoom
Each Wednesday starting September 9 gather together on Zoom to share prayer, devotions from the Upper Room, and being together. Forrest Cate will help us share meaningful insights from our weekly devotion time, prayer for one another and our community, and share our faith. The Upper Room is a daily devotional guide and copies are available for pick up from the church or online. For technical support, call our Zoom hotline at 678-653-1492.
Men’s Bible Study – Hybrid
Join the Men of the Church at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays as we walk through the New Testament from Paul’s letters through Revelation. This discussion based study provides insight into scripture through the experiences of one another and the scholarship of the DISCIPLE Bible Study Series. We will meet in person and have an opportunity for weekly check-ins on Zoom for those who can’t join in person. We will put our faith in action with service projects as well. Facilitated by Forrest Cate.
Carol Boone Ladies Bible Study – Zoom
Join us Thursdays at 9:30 AM for a Zoom call to check in with each other, do prayer requests and have a short devotional. It will last about 30 minutes. It is the type of thing that you can join on Thursdays when you are available. Contact Martha Lee Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!