Lunch & Learn

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Our church, as well as several Methodist and Wesleyan churches, have experienced much change over the last year. FMC’s Adult Discipleship Team invites you to spend some time this summer re-focusing on what the church is really about – Discipleship, Worship, and Mission – in our Lunch & Learn sessions. This focus is informed by the mission statement of the … Read More

Wesleyan Methodist Scholarship Fund

The Wesleyan Methodist Scholarship Fund (WMSF) has been established at First Methodist Carrollton (FMC) to receive and distribute monetary gifts to Ph.D. students from FMC to pursue degrees at the doctoral level in the study of Protestant Wesleyan historical, traditional Christianity. Any Ph.D. studies in Wesleyan practice, theology, preaching, teaching, history, or philosophy from the traditional perspective will be acceptable … Read More

2nd Grade Bible Presentation

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First Kids will be honoring all Second Graders with a Bible, presenting the Bibles to 2nd Graders during the 10:30 AM worship service on Sunday, April 23. Those receiving a Bible will need to come to Sunday School that day at 9 AM for a quick information session. If you would like a Bible for your 2nd Grader, fill out … Read More

What The Bible *REALLY* Says About Tattoos, Body Modification, Piercings, Makeup, Etc.

Discussion Questions: What is your understanding about what the Bible says about Tattoos Body Modification Piercings Cosmetic alteration (surgery, botox, injections, etc) Related Scripture: Leviticus 19:28 “And a cutting for the dead you will not make in your flesh; and writing marks you will not make on you; I am the Lord.” Context! 1 Corinthians 8:9 “Be careful, however, … Read More

What Does The Bible *Really* Say About Body Image, Working Out, & Dieting?

Discussion: What are the common messages of the world about body image, fitness, working out, and dieting? How do you find these fit in with living a Christian lifestyle? Related Scripture: 1 Peter 3:3-4 “Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that … Read More

Identity & Belonging- Who Are You?

Discussion questions: Is there a time when you have felt truly known by another person? How often does that happen? Think of a few examples. What are some things that people rarely know about you that you would like more people to know about you? Why is it important to be known? What are some ways that we categorize or … Read More

Identity & Belonging- Where Do You Belong?

Discussion Questions: Why is the topic of belonging so important to our generation? Think about when you have felt a desire to belong, or felt you had no place you fit. What prompted it? What feelings caused/were the result of not feeling like you belonged? Related Scriptures: Leviticus 25:54-55a “Even if someone is not redeemed in any of these ways, … Read More

Talking About Identity And Belonging

Discussion Questions: What issues of identity do you encounter or witness the most in the Millennial generation? What issues of belonging do you encounter or witness the most in the Millennial generation? What issues of identity or belonging, if any, have you witnessed for Christians in our culture? What issues of identity or belonging have you personally experienced? Can you … Read More

How Do Biblical Adults Forgive?

Discussion Questions: What is forgiveness? Is forgiveness important? Who does forgiveness benefit? What about when the offender has gone away? How do we know we’ve achieved it? What is the difference between Forgiveness and Trust? Related Scriptures: Matthew 18:21-35 “Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, ‘Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against … Read More