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.
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.
Adult VBS Study: Three Simple Questions–6:30 p.m. Room 101 (June 5-June 9)
Judy Cleaveland and Christine Jones will be leading the VBS book study beginning Monday June 5, 2017 at 6:30pm in Room 101. The book, “Three Simple Questions” by Ruben P. Job, is a 5 day experience created to come together to understand our life together as Christians. We will focus on scripture and knowing the God of love, hope, and purpose. See Judy or call the office to register for this study.
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|