Connect Study Groups

Fall 2021 Connect Groups

Interested in short bible study groups or joining an ongoing small group? Here’s a list of what’s available this fall at Connect


BEFORE AMEN – Short Term Study Group

You are not the first to struggle with prayer. Even the disciples of Jesus struggled with prayer, and prayer was the only tutuorial they ever requested. Join us as we explore the blessing of conversation with God. Based on the book “Before Amen” by Max Lucado. Open to adult men & women.

  • Sessions Start: September 14, 2021
  • Day/Time: Every other Tuesday, 6:00 PM
  • Length: 4 sessions
  • Location: Connect UMC
  • Led by: Ryan Hays
  • Childcare available (upon advance request/confirmation only)

JUSTICE OR “JUST US” – Short Term Study Group

Confronting racism is not just a social or political matter, but a theological one. It is the Bible that calls us to pursue justice, and the Bible that calls us to oppose racism. Join us as we have a Christian conversation about a tough topic. Open to adult men & women.

  • Sessions Start: September 20, 2021
  • Day/Time: Every other Monday, 6:30 PM
  • Length: 4 sessions
  • Location: Connect UMC
  • Led by: Rhiannon Sisk
  • Childcare available (upon advance request/confirmation only)

RUTH – FIELDS OF GRACE – Short Term Study Group

This four-week women’s study on the book of Ruth is an in-depth look at the book of Ruth and how this small book points to the gospel. The short book of Ruth is packed with grace and truth for every season of life. This is an adult women’s study group.

  • Sessions Start: September 26, 2021
  • Day/Time: Every other Sunday, 5:00 PM
  • Length: 4 sessions
  • Location: Connect UMC
  • Led by: Kirsten Ledingto
  • Childcare available (upon advance request/confirmation only)

Sign-up information for Short Term Study Groups:

If you would like to sign-up for any of above, or need more information, please contact our Growing Team chairperson, Rhiannon Sisk at growing@connectumc.org


WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? – OTP Small Group (ongoing group – topic series change)

(OTP (Onward To Perfection) is an ongoing bi-monthly bible study group. )

This Study Topic: There are many different religions and Christian denominations. You may have asked the question, “What’s the difference?” Understanding what others believe helps us to better understand what we believe. We hope you will join us! Open to adult men & women.

  • Start/Length: September and October meetings
  • Day/Time: 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:00 PM
  • Location: Group members homes (for details on where each time, contact Dana Dallman at danadallman@outlook.com to be included on email chain)
  • Childcare: Unavailable