Sunday Morning Small Groups for Adults, in our Administration Building
We offer several Sunday Morning Small Groups for adults. These groups meet between services, from 10:15 a.m. to 11:05 a.m.
A list of meeting rooms is located on the bulletin board outside the church office in the Administration Building.
Monday Connections - Room 113
Our goal is to link our Sunday worship (what we learn and pray for on Sunday) to our everyday journey of discipleship. We use a variety of curriculum that creates thought provoking questions for us personally, for our community and globally. Designed for those in their mid 40's to mid 70's.
Issues Class - Room 108
The Issues class looks for intersections of faith in the course of living our daily lives. Topics may relate to scriptural or topical study to current issues of books by Christian authors.
Living the Questions - Room 104/106
This class is a book study/discussion style class which uses a different approach to study the Bible with fewer canonical boundaries and more emphasis on social justice and acceptance of human diversity.
The "I Forgot" Bunch
This is a group of retirees who gather on the 3rd Thursday of each month for fellowship and day trips. They attend different places, exhibits or events using the church van, or they stay at church for food, fun, and fellowship. Singles and couples are welcome. We accept donations for gas for the church vans.
United Methodist Men
The United Methodist Men is a group of Christ-centered men supporting men in our walk of faith, service, church and community. We’re committed to share the love of Christ through our actions, pfun, pfood and pfellowship. All men are welcome to join our casual, open-door gatherings. We meet the 3rd Saturday of each month at 8:00 a.m. for breakfast. “Ordinary guys doing extraordinary stuff through Jesus Christ.”
The Walk To Emmaus
The Walk to Emmaus is a spiritual renewal program intended to strengthen the local church through the development of Christian disciples and leaders. The program's approach seriously considers the model of Christ's servanthood and encourages Christ's disciples to act in ways appropriate to being "a servant of all."
The Walk to Emmaus experience begins with a 72-hour short course in Christianity, comprised of fifteen talks by lay and clergy on the themes of God's grace, disciplines of Christian discipleship, and what it means to be the church. The course is wrapped in prayer and meditation, special times of worship and daily celebration of Holy Communion. The "Emmaus community," made up of those who have attended an Emmaus weekend, support the 72-hour experience with a prayer vigil, by preparing and serving meals, and other acts of love and self-giving. The Emmaus Walk typically begins Thursday evening and concludes Sunday evening. Men and women attend separate weekends.
During and after the three days, Emmaus leaders encourage participants to meet regularly in small groups. The members of the small groups challenge and support one another in faithful living. Participants seek to Christianize their environments of family, job, and community through the ministry of their congregations. The three-day Emmaus experience and follow-up groups strengthen and renew Christian people as disciples of Jesus Christ and as active members of the body of Christ in mission to the world.
The Upper Room, a ministry unit of the General Board of Discipleship of The United Methodist Church, sponsors the Walk to Emmaus and offers it through local Emmaus groups around the world. Although connected through The Upper Room to The United Methodist Church, The Walk to Emmaus is ecumenical.
For a schedule of Walk to Emmaus and Chrysalis weekends in our area and other area Emmaus information, please see the web site of the Austin-area Emmaus community.
Marriage & Engagement Enrichment Class
This class is offered periodically throughout the year on Sundays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The focus is on marriage relationships, fellowship, mutual support, discussion, learning, service, and spiritual growth. Connect with others for learning and community. Couples are encouraged to attend together, but please attend alone if that isn't possible. Childcare is available upon request. We will need a week in advance notice for the appropriate number of childcare staff to be on hand.
Pray & Crochet
This group meets weekly on Wednesday afternoons from 2:00-3:30 pm. A group of women who bring their crochet projects and enjoy fellowship, and pray for others. Those who are interested are welcome to participate.
Church Quilting Group
Volunteers make baby quilts for infant baptisms (2 years old or younger). Everyone makes quilts at home and then delivers them to the quilting closet for distribution as needed. Contact Sandy at 512-251-4669.
Tuesday Morning Mom's Small Group
This group meets weekly during the academic school year, we read books and discuss our faith. We share our joys and concerns in prayers. Designed for mothers with small children. They meet from 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Young Adult Small Group
Young Adult Small Group is made of 20 or 30 something adults who meet once a week at 7:30 pm to grow in relationship with Christ and one another. They enjoy participating in bible study, service projects and social activities together. They have cook-outs, bowling night, holiday parties, and teamed up in the Pflugerville Pfall Chili Pfest. They plan to serve the Pflugerville and Austin communities by participating in Backpack Buddies and volunteering with the UT Wesley Foundation. All young adults are welcome to the gatherings and service projects. They can be found on Facebook here.
The Chancel Choir provides musical leadership for the 9 a.m. worship service. This includes leading the hymns, singing introits and anthems, and presenting cantatas for special services once or twice each year. The Chancel Choir is a group of people who have a passion for worshiping God through music and song. The initial ability to read music is not required. Rehearsals are on Wednesday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the choir room (located in the sanctuary building). An informal rehearsal for those who feel they would like extra help with the music is held on Sunday mornings in the choir room, followed by a full rehearsal for the worship service. Attendance at the Wednesday rehearsals is essential to building the ensemble. This group is open to all adults and youth, ages 16 and up.
Praise bands - This group of contemporary Christian musicians periodically lead worship at our 9 a.m. service. The group consists of both regulars and drop-in members. Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 6:30. This group is always looking for new people who want to share their talents and are very open to all different forms of worship music.
Pflame - This is a more serious and concert-oriented praise band which is sponsored by the church. This band takes the Word into the world by playing at town festivals, restaurants and fund-raisers. The group is always looking for new venues. For more information please see the Pflaming Glory website.
Worship Band - This band provides musical leadership for the 11:15 a.m. Worship Service.