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Adult Ministries

Group Studies


Study groups offer sessions on topics that are relevant and usually biblically centered. Sign up required in some cases so please see below for more details.

For more information or study details please contact Monica Frazier,


Speaking of Faith Discussion Series  POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
Thursdays, 11 a.m. OR 6:45 p.m. | Feb. 27  - April 2 | The Parlor
Led by Rev. Stephen Fleming

Join Stephen Fleming in a six-week discussion series based on the book "Speaking of Faith" by Krista Tippett, one of the country's most intelligent and insightful commentators on religion, ethics, and the human spirit. With this book, she draws on her own life story and her intimate conversations with both ordinary and famous figures to explore complex subjects like science, love, virtue, and violence within the context of spirituality and faith.  


Enneagram Journey  POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
Mondays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Feb. 3 - May 5
Facilitated by Zazelle Wingo and Cherry Fowler

The Enneagram is an ancient  tool for understanding what makes us tick and deepening our compassion for others. This 12-week series features inspiring and entertaining video presentations by Enneagram master Suzanne Stabile and lively discussions facilitated by Zazelle Wingo and Cherry Fowler. Book cost: $30


Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m.
Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  
Led by Cherry Fowler

A proper Christian life involves care not only for the soul, but also for the body so that we may honor our Lord. This gentle yoga class includes stretching and toning with deep breathing, and relaxation techniques to release stress. No experience required. First class is complimentary. All levels are welcome. Course fee due on first class. Contact Cherry Fowler for more information.


Brown Bag Book Club  POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
Wednesdays, 12-1 p.m.
Led by Linda Taylor

The Brown Bag Book Club of UPUMC has been an active of UPUMC since its inception in 2002.  We meet on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00 to discuss various books.  Bring your lunch if you like.  We all read a couple of chapters a week and have a lively discussion.  We usually have 10-15 participants a week.  All are welcome to attend and invite non-members as well.  We keep the costs of books under $15.00. Some of our authors have been: Adam Hamilton, Eugene Peterson, James Moore, Anne Lamott, Barbara Brown Taylor, Henri Nouwen, & Dallas Willard. If you have any questions, contact Linda Taylor at or 214-341-6331. 

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