Wonderful Wednesday

Dinner: 5:15 PM

Small Groups for all ages: 6 PM

Children's Small Groups, Bible Buddies and Choir: 6 PM

Youth Group: 6 PM

OwnIt365 New Testament Challenge

Start 2018 by joining a small group at First United Methodist Church - Gadsden to read the Bible in a year. Groups will meet Sunday Morning during the Sunday School Hour at 10 am in room 207, Wednesday Night at 6 pm in room 207, and Thursday morning at the Choice restaraunt to intentionally and methodically read the Bible.  The groups will start meeting on January 7th and will use the OwnIt365 New Testament + plan in the YouVersion Bible Smartphone app or on paper (OwnIt365 Study Booklets are available in the church office for a cost of $5)..  We challenge you to join in and develop your relationship with God through a small group study that reads through the entire New Testament with strategic reflections in the Old Testament. 

Please sign up below for the OwnIt365 Challenge.  
You may select your preferred time for a discussion group.  

Please make sure to check the box if you would like to purchase a copy of the reading guide and study booklet for $5 so that a copy may be printed for you.

If you have questions or want to discuss, call Eric Wright 256-490-0689  or Mark Condra 205-960-2664.

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Journey Groups


What is a Journey Group?

Life is a journey. The most important part of the journey is our relationship with God and with others. A Journey Group is a small gathering of individuals (ideally 10-12 people) who help you grow in your loving relationship with both. We invite all people into a relationship with God and seek to create an outwardly focused community of Christ-followers. There are a variety of Journey Groups to meet your individual needs, as well as the diverse needs of the community. 

Are Journey Groups new to Gadsden First?

While the name "Journey Group" is new, Gadsden First United Methodist Church already has many Journey Groups that offer unique opportunities for spiritual growth and discipleship. These groups connect people to a smaller community within the church where people are nurtured, cared for and grow in faith and love. Some of Gadsden First's Journey Groups currently include: short-term small groups, Wonderful Wednesdays study groups, United Methodist Women circles, men’s study groups, and traditional Sunday school groups.  Even if you are already part of one of these existing groups, we CHALLENGE you to be a part of a NEW Journey Group or perhaps become a Journey Group GUIDE or HOST. We hope to create new Journey groups for couples', men's, women's and single adult groups as well as life-stage and multi-generational experiences. 

 How Do I Find a Journey Group?

For additional Journey Group information or if you are interested in guiding or hosting a Journey group, contact Sheila Freeman @ 256-490-5018

What would be expected of me? (Glad you asked!)

• Faithfully attend your Journey Group • Participate in your Journey Group meetings 
• Make new friends • Accept the challenge to grow in your faith

Get connected and be challenged to take the next step on your spiritual journey. No matter where you are in your faith journey, may you join with others to grow deeper in your faith in the coming year!

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