Adult Ministry

Adult Ministry

First United Methodist Church provides a full range of Christian education, growth, and fellowship opportunities for adults of all ages.

Adult Sunday School classes are offered every Sunday at 9:30 am:

Alda Bower

Location: Main level, far left side of the staff hallway.

Alda Bower is a Sunday School class comprised of older adults, but everyone is welcome. Alda Bower is a very warm and supportive community of believers and they are open to all who come.

This class uses a set curriculum focused on the Bible.

Cross Trainers

Location: Main level on the far right side of staff hallway.

CrossTrainers is a Sunday School class comprised mainly of parents, but is open to anyone of any age. Currently, the class is doing the Disciples Path series, a discussion-based study focusing on the foundational truths of the Bible and faith to further our role as disciple-makers for Jesus.


Faith & Fellowship

Location: Lower level.

Faith and Fellowship is a lively discussion-based Sunday School class. The class is largely comprised of empty nesters, but all are welcome.

The fall study is 'Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel' by Russel Moore.


Location: Upper level.

The Hope Sunday School class combines teaching and discussion. The class is largely comprised of retirees, but also some who are later careers. Everyone is welcome.

This fall their study is Mark Buchanan's 'Spiritual Rhythm' and looks at the spiritual seasons of the Christian life.

Wednesday Morning Women's Bible Study

A study by Beth Moore will begin on January 22 at 10am in the Open Door classroom. It will be an 11 week study titled "The Patriarchs". Study books are available at

We want to help you ignite your passion for being a disciple of Jesus Christ and making disciples to transform the world.

In addition to our Adult Sunday School classes, we have Bible Studies on Wednesday nights, Small Groups, Annual Retreats and more to help you fan the flames of your faith so that you can shine bright in the world.

Stephen Ministry

We are a Stephen Ministry Congregation! A Stephen Minister is a member of our congregation who is trained to provide distinctively Christian care.  If you are in need of someone who will listen, empathize, encourage, pray, provide confidential care and patiently support you as you work through a crisis or difficult time CALL us at 717-263-8491 and speak with Gail our Congregational Health Minister.