Fall 2019 Adult Growth Groups
Oologah United Methodist Church Growth Groups are Semester Based Study Groups. Chidcare is free. Wednesday groups during the school year start the evening off with a Potluck Dinner 5:30 – 6:30 PM (optional).
Adult Wednesday Growth Group Line Up – 6:30 – 7:30pm
September 4th – October 23rd, 2019
“He Still Moves Stones” by Max Lucado – Led by Dian Root – Open to All
On every page of this powerfully moving book, Max Lucado reminds you that the God who spoke to Moses at the burning bush still speaks loudly to you today. The God who forgave King David still offers you forgiveness. The God who helped men and women in ages past still comes into your world, and comes to do what you can’t, to move the stone away so you can see God’s answer. Join this 8-week study to be reminded that God still works miracles in your life.
“Who We Are and What We Believe as United Methodists” – Led by Rev. Dr. Jennifer Long – Open to All
These 8 sessions will share with participants the story of our faith, core Christian beliefs and practices, and explain distinct United Methodist emphases as we understand our faith vocabulary. “I am often told by adults that they wish they could take confirmation and experience what the youth are learning. This curriculum will allow adults to learn about the basic tenets of the faith and find out more about some specific United Methodist beliefs.” Rev. Dr. Jennifer Long
October 30th – November 6th, 2019
Cyber-bullying and Cyber-security – Led by Lori Escalanta – Open to All
These all important classes will teach parents and kids how to handle Cyber-bullying and protect yourself from someone stealing your digital information or from someone pretending to act as you online.
The Letter Writing Project – Led by Carly Tatum – Open to All
Put pen to paper and use your words to encourage and uplift kids and adults in our community and in our families through the lost art of letter writing. Imagine the blessings others will receive when they read words of care and encouragement sent especially to them!
November 13th – November 20th, 2019
Painting Class – Led by Teresa Fine – Open to All
Embrace gifts you may not even know you have as you learn the art of painting. You can make something for yourself or for a loved one as a gift during the holidays. God created us with the ability to create so come and see what new things you can do.!
Cooking Class – Led by Larry Escalanta – Open to All
Try your hand in the kitchen as you learn from Chef Larry about recipes and cooking tricks you can take home. You get to taste your creations so come with an open heart and curious taste buds! Laughter is sure to ensue.
STUDIES IN THE SEASON OF ADVENT
December 4th – December 18th, 2019
Advent Class – Led by Lori Escalanta – Open to All
Prepare your hearts for the coming of the Christ child in the holy season of Advent. Advent is the 4 weeks prior to Christmas where we seek and anticipate Christ coming once again into our lives. May we each remember the reason for the season.
Adult Sunday Growth Groups 9:45-10:45am
S1 – Mixed Group Study
Taught by Diana Johnson
S2 – Mixed Group Study “Genesis to Revelation”
This study will strengthen your understanding and appreciation of the Bible by enabling you to engage the Scriptures weekly. This group is led by Ken Skidmore.
S3 – Mixed Group Study “Adult Bible Studies” This class uses the Adult Bible Study curriculum and offers an indepth and systematic study of the Bible. This class is lead by Dian Root.