Adult Ministries

Our Adult Ministries at Elk City UMC are many. If you are looking for fellowship, education, resources or simply a place to plug in...we have something for everyone.

Sundays:
There are several different Sunday School classes to choose from, meeting from 10 to 10:45 a.m. between worship services.

Faith Class - One of our larger groups, this class uses a variety of materials that change with the Christian calendar and also with the seasons of the year. Teachers rotate and the class enjoys a broad range of viewpoints and lively conversations.

Conversation Class This class follows the format of a book club in which participants discuss the book in turn in an open and loving environment where thoughts and perspective are valued and respected.

Fellowship Class - This class is also one of our larger groups, formed by adults in their 30's and 40's. The Fellowship Class uses a variety of materials based on the needs of the group. This class also occasionally plans fellowship events outside of church. 

Pastor's Study - Led by a pastor, this class studies Bible passages each week. Participants cover of a variety of ages and life experiences. Because of how this class is made, it allows having a wealth of wisdom where everybody benefits, learns and grows in their journey with God. 

Epworth Class - This class addresses issues related to women and their journey of faith. They use material that is suggested by participants. Participants vary in age. As with many other classes, the age diversity helps create meaningful interaction and learning opportunities for all participants. 


Wednesdays:

Adult Bible Studies -- 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday nights. Classes will be offered during each school semester. Subjects may vary: Methodism 101, Discipleship 101, Bible Studies, etc. *Please check the church newsletter and bulletins for new class opportunities as they become available. Child care is available during Bible study times. If you are interested in starting a new Bible study, please contact Pastor Scott at 225-0262.

Chancel Choir -- Weekly practice is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Do you love to sing? All are invited to join in this music ministry! The Chancel Choir meets in the Sanctuary. Please contact Justin Ediger at 225-0262 for more information. The choir performs in our 9 a.m. worship service on Sunday mornings.

New Day Praise Band -- Weekly practice is from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Life Center on Wednedays. Do you play an instrument? Love to sing? Contact Kevin Casebeer at 225-0262 to inquire. The band covers contemporary Christian songs in our 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday mornings.


Other Adult Ministries:

  • United Methodist Women
  • Celebrate Recovery
  • Prayer Ministry
  • Nursing Home Ministry
  • Emmaus Weekends/Gatherings
  • Congregational Care
  • Lay Speaker Training
  • Hobby Nights
  • Foster Care Ministry and more...

For more information on these and other adult ministries, contact the church office at 225-0262.

 
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This Week's Events
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TUE
Prayer Ministry
10:00 AM
Normally, 10 a.m. in the Prayer Room.
**NOTE: Please call the church office prior to the prayer meeting on Tuesday morning, as our in-person gathering has shifted at times due to the pandemic.
Celebrate Recovery
6:00 PM
Meeting at 6 p.m. in the Faith Classroom.
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WED
Youth Praise Band Practice
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Youth praise band practices mostly year-round, with a break between summer Mission Trip and the beginning of the school year. Practice is held on Wednesdays in the Youth Center, prior to youth. Band members will receive info and updates via group text.
Junior High & Senior High Youth
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Junior high (7th through 9th) and senior high (10th through 12th) youth, led by Tim DeWitt and Kent and Traci Morgan, respectively, will be held year-round on Wednesday nights. Youth meets from 6-7:30 p.m. during the school year, and 7-8:30 p.m. during the summer. To be added to the text list for youth activities, junior high students call or text Tim at 580-821-1731 and senior high students call or text Traci at 405-205-0067.
GLOW Kids
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
GLOW Kids, children's programming for ages 2 through 4th grade, is held on Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. during the school year. For more information or to volunteer, contact Children's Director Jimi O'Hara at 580-678-5498.
Highway 56
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Highway 56, our 5th and 6th grade programming, is held on Wednesday nights from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Hwy 56 Room. Programming includes Bible study and service projects. For more information or to volunteer, contact Frank and Patsy Sullivan at 225-0262.
New Day Band Rehearsal
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Held in the Life Center.
W.E.B.S. with Pastor Ben
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
W.E.B.S. (Wednesday Evening Bible Study) with Pastor Ben is held Wednesdays at 8 p.m. via Facebook Live. The studies are also recorded and posted on our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3gay-0GLKuBcW-LrHWDfTA) for those who do not have access to Facebook. For more information on the online study or for help with the format, contact Pastor Ben at 225-0262.
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