Connect Study Groups

Interested in short bible study groups? Here’s a list of what’s available for Spring 2022 (March – May) at Connect

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 growing@connectumc.org


Spring 2022 (March – May)


If God Is Love, Don’t Be A Jerk

Imagine for a moment what the world might look like if weas people of faith aspired to this mantra. Shouldn’t we create a world that is more loving and equitable than when we arrived? What if we challenged ourselves to live a faith that simply made us better humans? Together we will explore a kinder kind of spirituality and humbly examine our belief system.

  • Sessions Start: March 23rd, 2022
  • Day/Time: Every other Wednesday at 6:30 – 7:30 PM
  • Length: 4 sessions
  • Location: Connect UMC
  • Led by: Pastor Adam Ricks
  • Childcare: Available upon advance request/confirmation only

Intent vs. Letter: Understanding the 10 Commandments

This study will consist of rich theological discussions about biblical morality. How should the 10 Commandments be viewed and followed today? This study will conclude as we see how the ancient commandments tie into Jesus’ instruction to “Treat others as you want to be treated!”.

  • Thursday Dates: March 24, April 7, April 21, & May 5
  • Time: 6:30 – 8:15 pm
  • Length: 4 sessions
  • Location: Grove’s home (email for location information if you wish to signup for this group)
  • Led by: Susan Grove
  • Childcare: No childcare available

Live No Lies

As followers of Jesus, we called are to fight back against deceptive ideas that play to disordered desires that are normalized in a sinful society. Sometimes we even lie to ourselves or to God. The purpose of this study is to unmask our enemy and to develop a strategy to fight back by living out the truth taught by Jesus.

  • Sessions Start: March 27th, 2022
  • Day/Time: Every other Sunday at 9:00 – 10:00 AM
  • Length: 4 sessions
  • Location: Connect UMC
  • Led by: Rhiannon Sisk
  • Childcare: Available upon advance request/confirmation only

I’ll Be There…But I’ll Be Wearing Sweatpants!

If you’ve ever wondered why it seems like such a struggle to make and maintain friendships as an adult–you aren’t alone. The number of Americans who claim to have no close friends has drastically increased. Women have a collective wound that only authentic sisterhood can heal. We can break free from unhealthy habits, find the confidence to live freely, and be a good friend. (Women’s bible study)

  • Sessions Start: March 27th, 2022
  • Day/Time: Every other Sunday at 5:00 – 6:30 PM
  • Length: 5 sessions
  • Location: Connect UMC
  • Led by: Kirsten Ledington
  • Childcare: Available upon advance request/confirmation only