Grow

Sensing a desire to grow or to find more peace in your spiritual life? We’d love to walk with you as we learn from stories of scripture and followers of Jesus throughout time. Not sure where to begin? Start here.

 

DISCIPLE GROWTH GUIDE

EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS

Disciple Growth Characteristics: Holy Friendship & Call

Dates/Time: Tuesdays from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. CST at the church; 8 sessions beginning September 13th

Teacher: Rev. Kristin Clark-Banks

 

THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH

Disciple Growth Characteristics: Sent & Worship

Dates/Time: Sundays from 3:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. CST at the church; 8 sessions beginning September 18th

Teacher: Sarah Wheatley

 

Through the Emotionally Healthy Relationships Course participants will:

  1. Prioritize your relationships as an act of faith
  2. Learn practical skills to love as Jesus loves in your day-to-day life
  3. Experience greater fulfillment in life through flourishing relationships and connection to others
  4. Strengthen your witness to Christ by loving the people in your life well through presence, words, listening, and actions.

Course Expectations

  1. Attend a weekly, 2 hour class session – Tuesdays, 6 – 8 p.m. for 8 weeks
  2. Complete a brief reading to prepare for class (usually 3 workbook pages of reading – no chapter book this time)
  3. Spend time daily with God using the day-by-day devotional (5 – 7 mins, twice a day for 5 days a week
  4. Practice new skill throughout the week (2 – 3 times with people of your choosing)

Each Sunday, our final act of worship is being “sent into our communities.” We believe that God sends the Church out into the world to do good, but often get stuck when it comes to actually getting out in our communities. Where/to whom do we go? What do we do once we’re there? What do we expect will happen as a result – both for the church and for those we serve?
 

This course will address these questions and more as we explore “The Mission of the Church” from a United Methodist perspective. It will balance theory and practice, building in tangible  steps toward outreach along the way. As FHUMC continues its transformation journey and seeks to serve and be in relationship with our communities, this course will be foundational for discernment, leadership, and faithfulness to our collective mission and individual callings.  

Disciple Growth Guide

We’ve created a tool to help you self-assess where you are in your spiritual walk – both to celebrate where God’s grace has already been at work in your life, and to prayerfully reflect on an area where you’re sensing a desire to grow.

Use this tool anytime. You can revisit it later. Take some quiet time to think and pray about it. If you’d like a conversation partner, we’d be honored. Contact us here.

USE THE GUIDE
TAKE THE QUIZ

HELPFUL RESOURCES ALONG THE WAY

Would you like to do some reading on your own? Check out our suggested resources guide, which features both historical and contemporary resources. And, be sure to visit our church library, located right across from the church office (top parking lot building).

 

VIEW RESOURCES    CHURCH LIBRARY