At First Glendale you will find many opportunities to learn, to grow in your faith and make lasting friendships with people who have made First Glendale their home. We invite you to find a group that interests you and become a part of our church family. Please contact the church office for current times and locations of classes and activities. (623) 939-1409

Sunday Morning Classes

The Koinonia Wayseekers Class — 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 in Fellowship Hall

The Koinonia Wayseekers Class is a lively study and discussion class open to adults of every age. Newcomers are always welcome! This is a wonderful place to begin your journey at First Glendale. We sometimes do a book study, but it is always connected to the Bible. Led by the Cleavelands & a few others.

The Friendship Class — 10:10 a.m. in Room 101

The Friendship Class is a Bible Study and discussion class for senior adults. In addition to their Sunday morning class, the groups gets together for potlucks and social outings. We use the the Adult Bible Study series for our curriculum. Occasionally, we do topical video series. Led by Rosie Miller.

New Member Orientation Class — (watch bulletin for schedule)

Whether you are interested in making First Glendale your church home or you would like to know more about who we are and what we believe, we invite you to attend a new member orientation class. Watch the bulletin and newsletter or check “Wish to Join” on the registration slip and you will be contacted or speak to one of the Pastors.

Additional Opportunities

United Methodist Men — 4th Sunday 7:00 a.m. Fellowship Hall

The United Methodist men meet before worship for a breakfast and speaker. Speakers are invited from the church and community and speak on a variety of topics.

United Methodist Women — 1st Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Fellowship Hall

United Methodist Women (UMW) is a wonderful way to meet other women and be a part of mission and study projects. UMW Circles meet at various times during the month. Call the office  or check the website for a schedule of times and places.

Short Term or Midweek Opportunities for Study, Service and Fellowship

Short Term Studies (5-6 week) and midweek study opportunities are available throughout the year. Watch the events page and church newsletter for information.

Small Group Study at Glencroft–1:00 pm Wednesdays

What began as a Lenten Study has expanded to a regular class. Currently working on Attitude is Your Paintbrush by James W. Moore, this small group study is a time to come together as Christians and discuss our life together as Christians.


Wednesday Special Speakers — Wed. 6:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall (begins August 9th)

The Wednesday Special Speakers is a great way to meet new people as you join the community to listen to a guest speaker’s presentation. Those who wish to sing may leave for Choir Practice at 7:00 p.m.    More speakers and dates to be added. Please watch for changes.

Presentation Title Date & Time Time Location
Life Care Planning August 9th 6:00 PM Fellowship Hall
Internet Safety (For Parents)  August 23rd 6:00 PM Fellowship Hall
Consumer Scams/ID Theft August 30th 6:00 PM Fellowship Hall
Young Adults Consumer Guide  (This session is for ages 17-28, though all are welcome). September 6th 6:00 PM Fellowship Hall
Human Trafficking September 20th 6:00 PM Fellowship Hall