Short Term Studies


Current Adult Studies

  • You may register for these studies below, or sign up at the Welcome Center in the sanctuary lobby.
  • Childcare is available for the studies on Wednesday evening and may be available at other times if needed. To check on availability, contact Ginny Parr, the Adult Education Coordinator.
The Passion Play: Recognize your place in the passion of Jesus
This study by Rob Fuquay is based on the play that has been performed in the village of Oberammergau, Bavaria, every 10 years since 1634. We will be encouraged to see the Passion in a new way, to claim the story of Christ’s love as our own, and to be transformed by the power of the cross.
led by Ginny Parr
Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
February 26-April 1
cost of book: $12
As author Andy Stanley states: “It’s time to hit the pause on much of what we’re doing and consider the faith modeled by our first-century brothers and sisters who had no official Bible, no status, and, humanly speaking, little chance of survival.” We will learn how to recapture that irresistibility of the message that drew so many to the early church.
led by Bill Glunt
Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
February 26-April 1
cost of study guide: $8
cost of book (optional): $15
Invitation to the Psalms
This study on the Psalms invites us to “engage the Psalms at the deepest levels of our hearts”, challenging God’s faithfulness against the struggles of our lives.
cost of book: $8
led by Sharon Spore-Pepper
Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
January 15-March 18
Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality, and the United Methodist Church
This study allows you to gain an understanding of how United Methodists can be both obedient to God’s Word and fully welcoming to LGBTQ persons in the church.
no cost for materials
led by Kelli Otsuka and Abby Brownell
Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
January 16-February 27
(no class February 13)
Guest and New Member Orientation
Are you new to Aldersgate? Have you recently become a member? This group is a chance to get acquainted with other persons in the church, hear the Aldersgate story, take a tour of the church building, and ask questions.
Note: there will be no New Member Orientation on January 5.
led by Pastor Gary
held the first Sunday of the month @ 6:30 p.m.
(no registration required)