Interested in short bible study groups? Four new Winter Study Groups are starting January/February 2024

Sign-up information for Short Term Study Groups:

If you would like to sign-up for any of these groups, or need more information, please contact our Growing Team chairperson, Rhiannon Sisk at

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Winter Connect Groups ~ 2024

Bible Study - The Third Day

Join Peter, Mary Magdalene, and Thomas as they feel the despair of losing Jesus and the surprise and joy that awaits them in the resurrection. This study traces events around these characters, along with Paul and the disciples at Emmaus, and how the resurrection transforms their lives.

  • Leader: Rhiannon Sisk
  • Start Date: Sunday, January 21, 2024
  • Time: 5:00 - 6:30 PM, every other Sunday
  • Length: 5 Sessions
  • Location: Connect UMC
  • Childcare: Available With Reservation

Financial Peace University

Whatever your past, wherever you are with money right now—things can improve. You can get the knowledge and motivation to make things different. Join us for the biblically based class on healthy financial management and stewardship.

  • Leader: Dustin Blessum and Eric Williams
  • Start Date: February 8, 2024
  • Time: 6:30 PM, every Thursday
  • Length: 9 Sessions
  • Location: Connect UMC
  • Childcare: Available With Reservation


Bible Study - Lunch With Mark

Join Pastor Adam for Sunday lunch as we explore the Gospel of Mark together. Mark is the oldest of the gospels and has much to teach us about a divine and human Jesus, who is also powerful and weak.

  • Leader: Pator Adam Ricks
  • Start Date: February 11, 2024
  • Time: 11:30 to 12:45 PM, every other Sunday
  • Length: 4 Sessions
  • Location: Connect UMC
  • Childcare: Available With Reservation

Bible Study - Cross, Candles, Collections, Communion

Christians “do” worship in a multiplicity of ways. Which way is right? Why and how do we worship the ways we do? Together we will consider how and why we “do” worship the way we do worship. We share a meal, read Scripture, and participate in open discussion.

  • Leader: Susan Grove
  • Start Date: February 15, 2024
  • Time: 6:30 - 8:15 PM, every other Thursday
  • Length: 4 Sessions
  • Location: Grove Home 
  • Childcare: Not Available (Adults only)