Adult Study Groups


The life-long journey of faith-formation is supported with adult discussion groups and classes:

  • Sunday Mornings at 9:15
    • Bereans The Berean Class has been meeting since 1992, led by lay volunteers. The Bible is
      studied and a video occasionally adds insight. Individuals are asked to read and study various verses
      and then discuss what they have read with the group. Coffee and goodies are served every Sunday. A breakfast
      is held a couple of times a year and there is a Christmas Party in mid-January.
  • Weekdays
    • Tuesday Morning Adult Study, 10-11 a.m.
      Ever read a good book and wish you could talk about it? Ever pick up something that challenges the way you think and wish
      you could ask about it, even see what someone else thinks about it? The books vary in subject matter, but always
      have a way of stimulating our minds and feeding our hearts so we grow in our faith. And live better. This is led by ourAWG-BS
      pastor, Jeff Nelson, but everyone manages to get a word in better than edgewise when they want to. Everyone’s welcome!
    • As We Gather Bible Study, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
      Every Friday morning at 9:30am, you are invited to join us – Watch, Explore, Experience, & Discuss the Bible here at ROFUM, continuing with the Book of Genesis .This is led by Bob Demyanovich, Fred Bowden, Greg Allen and Neal Harris. If you are interested in participating as a Reader or wish to share your knowledge of the Books of Genesis, Exodus, or Deuteronomy, please contact Bob Demyanovich at 248-636-5679. All are welcome to attend; family, friends, colleagues, or neighbors!

Christianity on the Rock With a Twist of Methodism

New members, members, and seekers are invited to a recurring 6-week introduction class (it’s a Christianity/Methodist theology 101-type class).
It’s informal, some lecture, and lots of discussion. Reading the book, United Methodist Beliefs by William Willimon,
will backdrop sessions led by Rev. Jeff Nelson on major beliefs of Christianity understood through a United Methodist perspective. Please pre-register through the office ( or 248-541-4100).

Additional Activities for adults:Whata Fellowship meets one Saturday
morning a month for all adults (men and women) to join together for breakfast and fellowship followed by
an educational program.Crafty Ladies meet at 9:30 a.m. on Mondays to pursue
various craft activities and help out around the church as their services are needed.UMW Book Club (United Methodist Women) meets on the
third Wednesday morning of the month at 9:30 a.m.  The woman who suggests a book leads the discussion of it.Shawl Ministry offers women the opportunity to gather
together to knit and do handwork in a prayerful setting. There is an emphasis on creating
for others. They meet the second and fourth Thursdays every month  from 1:00
until 3:00.First Adventures (ages 18+) This new ministry aims to provide adults with spiritual
formation opportunities, high-adventure activities in God’s amazing world, and experiences in compassionate
community.Men’s Basketball meets at 7:00 on Tuesday evenings in the fall and winter months.Women’s Bowling meets on Mondays at 12:30 p.m. (September-April)
at Bowl One Lanes in Troy. Emphasis is on fun and fellowship. Bowlers of all abilities, including
beginners, are welcome.

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