Our Ministry Model
Throughout the year, we have events specifically designed for women and men to meet new people and invite their friends, family, and neighbors to see what First Methodist is all about. See what Gather events are coming up soon.
At First Methodist, we know that we need one another. We also know how it feels to be new. One of the easiest ways to get connected is through our Core Groups. Each new round of Core Groups brings four to six people together for a six week study. Core Groups are short-term commitments with long-term effects. They help us form connections beyond the superficial and identify gifts and callings. Sign up for a Core Group here!
Whether it’s a block party to reach out to the neighborhood or taking the gospel to an unreached people group across the ocean, God calls us to go beyond ourselves. He has a plan for us to serve in the church and go to those outside the church, utilizing our gifts and callings as well as mentoring others along the way. We are continually gathering, growing and going together so that we can fill every neighborhood with the good news of God’s love. Learn more about our Go opportunities.
Sunday ClassesOur Sunday classes are one of the ways we can live life together in community as we strive to be more like Jesus. They start at 9 a.m. and typically meet on the second floor (although some are on the first floor).
Basics of Christianity for Internationals223
This is a discussion based class for international students who are exploring Christianity.
Taught By: Ellen Childress & Kathryn Taylor
Beloved DaughtersPrayer Room
As Beloved Daughters, we will study God’s Word, grow our faith, and get to know our Father better.
Taught By: Grace Stewart
A Bible study class that incorporates both lecture and discussion, followed by a time of prayer.
Taught By: Scott & Sue Smith
This class studies the Bible and life applications changing topics every 6 weeks or so. We have social events roughly every two months.
Taught By: Shawna Jones
Participate in an interactive teaching class. The topic varies each week, with a focus on building and sharing our faith in today’s world and applying the Bible to our daily lives according to Galatians 2:20.
Taught By: Dave Roelke
Basic discipleship teaching for couples and singles.
Taught By: Denise & Jon Beckman
Koinonia comes from the Greek word for “fellowship”—a strong loving fellowship whose desire is to apply the Bible to our daily lives. Class begins with a short praise and worship time and prayer requests. This class meets practical and spiritual needs of its members and others.
Taught By: Nathan Griffin
This is a discussion-based class, aimed especially at young couples and singles.
Taught By: Chad & Sarah Herron
This class will provide you with an opportunity to learn and practice Biblical prayer and discipleship.
Taught By: Shirley & Scott Grigsby
Midweek studies & Groups
Men’s Bible Study Breakfast
This men’s group meets at Sunny Street Café (2150 N Josey Ln, Carrollton, TX). All men are welcome to come when you can!
Precept Upon Precept
Precepts Upon Precepts is an in-depth Bible study that includes homework, group discussion, live lectures, and videos by Kay Arthur. Workbook cost is $25 (partial scholarships available).