Contact Vicky Harris or Donna Juul for questions about any of the studies below. View our brochure for our Fall Bible Studies here

REGISTER HERE for any of the studies below. 

The Book of Revelation Study with Dr. Robbins

Dr. Robbins will teach a verse by verse study of the Book of Revelation. He incorporates humor and stories along with sound biblical interpretation. All anyone needs to bring is a Bible. Join us for this weekly Bible study!

10 – 11 AM, Wednesdays, beginning September 5 in Wesley Hall, no charge

6:30 – 7:20 PM, Wednesday Night @ MDUMC, beginning September 5, in Wesley Hall; no charge for the study

Dinner is served 5:15 – 6:15 PM, $8 per person, $5 for children 4 years and under ($25 maximum per family). 

Contact Donna Juul for information.

Christian Believer: Knowing God with Heart and Mind

This program focuses on classical teachings of the Christian faith—presenting, explaining, and interpreting them in a way that we can understand, through the use of words, symbols, readings, and hymns. We will examine the writings of ancient and modern Christian commentators and view video presentations by leading Bible scholars.

Thursdays, September 6 (30 weeks)
9:30 - 11:30 AM, D204, $38
Leaders: Vicky Harris


Contact Donna Juul for Bible Study information.

Questions God Asks Us

Transformation comes from questions, not answers. Trevor Hudson sees the Bible as a book of questions from God to us. God wants to enter into a conversational relationship with each one of us. God asks questions, and our answers draw us into a relationship for deeper sharing and intimacy with God.

Mondays, September 10, (5 weeks)
6:30-8 PM, D201, $8

Wednesdays, September 12 (5 weeks)
6:45-8 PM, D201, $8

Leader: Rev. Victor Resendiz


Contact Donna Juul for more information. 

“Women of the Word” Study on Winning the Worry Battle: Life Lessons from the Book of Joshua

Have you ever tried to fight worry with faith and felt you were losing the battle? This study reviews three tools a person can develop to Fight in Faith: 1) embracing God's promises, 2) courage and commitment under pressure and 3) practicing radical obedience while waiting for God to deliver your victory.

Mondays, September 10 (6 weeks)
6:30 - 8:30 PM, D200, $12
Leaders: Rebecca Pickett and Ange Grout


Contact Donna Juul for Bible Study information.

Bible Study for Busy Lives! Disciple Fast Track: Old Testament

This study provides a thorough introduction to the Old Testament. Explore the big questions of faith and life through the lens of Scripture and build a solid foundation for future Bible studies. This will be a welcoming group and is ideal for new Christians or those new to Bible study.

Mondays, September 10, (12 weeks)
7-8:30 PM, Conference Room, $13

Leader: Dan Scholl


Contact Donna Juul for more information.

Five Means of Grace: Experience God's Love the Wesleyan Way  

Learn how to reorder your life and deepen your faith through prayer, searching the Scriptures, receiving the Lord's Supper and praise/worshiping from author, Elaine A. Heath. You will also learn how to recognize and affirm the outward signs of divine Grace while deepening your relationship with God. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch or a snack!

Wednesdays, October 3 (6 weeks) 
11 AM – 12:30 PM, D202, $7

Leader: Sandy Earthman


Contact Donna Juul for more information.

Journey to Journaling - Write Your Story

If you can see yourself as an artist and you can see your life is your own creation, then why not create the most beautiful story for yourself. Leader Betty Kristoffersen states, “I write to share the experience and relationship of being a child of God, and to accept the best that life has to offer.” We see miracles every day and when we write things down it saves it for future generations. Join me in journaling!

Thursdays, October 4 (6 weeks)
7-8:30 PM, Conference Room, no cost

Leader: Betty Kristoffersen, Bring your Journal, (Limited to 10 Participants)


Contact Donna Juul for Bible Study information.

Walk to Emmaus

The Walk to Emmaus is a 72-hour (Thursday evening–Sunday evening) spiritual renewal program that is wrapped in prayer and meditation with special times of worship and daily celebration of Holy Communion. Rediscover Christ’s presence in your life and form friendships that foster faith and support spiritual maturity!

Contact Vicky Harris for more information.

Men’s Walk: October 4 – 7 & Women’s Walk: October 11 – 14

Praying in the Messiness of Life: 7 Ways to Renew your Relationship with God

Author Linda Douty encourages you to incorporate prayer into your daily life as it is, rather than trying to find more time to pray. Her fresh ideas for weaving prayer into each day will help you connect with God even in the messiness of life. You will feel closer to God and better able to cope with your circumstances with practical ways.

Thursdays, October 11 (5 weeks)
1-2:30 PM, D200, $9

Leader: Betty Carmell


Contact Donna Juul for Bible Study information.

Contemplative Prayer Retreat

Our world is plenty noisy and it’s difficult to find a place to breathe. Come and spend time in silent prayer in this unique opportunity to connect in a deeper level with God. The Ruah Center exists to provide this gift of solitude so you can learn to listen with your heart for the voice of God. Bring your favorite spiritual books, Bible or just bring yourself.

Monday, October 29 
9 AM-3 PM

Ruah Center @ Villa de Matel (6510 Lawndale Street, Houston, 77023)
Registration deadline is Friday, October 5, $25 (includes food)


Contact Victor Resendiz for more information.

Small Groups in the Wesleyan Tradition at the Adult Class Leaders Luncheon

Rev. Jennifer Veres-Schrecengost will lead all of our adult Sunday school leaders and members in Small Groups in the Wesleyan Tradition. Learn more about John Wesley’s creation of Class Meetings, Band Meetings, Sunday school and more—and how all are a crucial part of our discipleship journey! Locate your group within this beautiful tradition and learn how you can introduce more of our Wesleyan small group heritage into your meetings to deepen members’ discipleship journey.

12 – 2 PM, Sunday, October 28, D100, no charge


Please RSVP for lunch by Monday, October 22

Discerning the Voice of God: How to Recognize When God Speaks

Priscilla Shirer shares her insights based on practical experience and years of biblical study. She writes about how God has invited her to know God better. And the more intimate she has become with God, the more acquainted she has become with God’s voice. Learn insights that will aid you in your desire to hear God speak and recognize how God keeps in touch with God’s beloved people.

Mondays, October 29 (7 weeks)
6:30 – 8:30 PM, D200, $18

Leader: Rebecca Pickett and Ange Grout


Contact Donna Juul for Bible Study information.

Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer

Eugene H. Peterson speaks to Christians who realize the necessity for prayer and yearn for it but who finds their prayer unconvincing and unsatisfying. Addressing the causes of this dissatisfaction, Answering God offers guidelines for using the Psalms as dynamic tools for prayer.  

6:30 – 8 PM, Mondays, November 5 (5 weeks), D201, $10
6:45 – 8 PM, Wednesdays, November 7 (5 weeks), D201, $10

Leader: Rev. Victor Resendiz


Contact Donna Juul for Bible Study information.

Evening Meditation for Christians

Often called "prayer of the heart", the quiet prayer discipline of meditation has been used by Christians for centuries to cultivate a deeper relationship with Christ who dwells in each of us. We read and discuss short topics on this gentle prayer, also known as "centering prayer" and "contemplation". And, we will spend time praying silently together as beginners and advanced practitioners.

Tuesdays, Ongoing
7 - 8 PM, C201, no charge  
Leaders: Betty Cartmell and Pamela Lucia


Contact Donna Juul for Bible Study information.

Meditation for Christians: Meditation as a Stress Reliever

The meetings for the month of September will begin with the variety of ways in which meditation helps us deal with stress. This is in addition to our usual readings and prayer time that will continue through the fall.  Everyone is welcome. 

Wednesdays, (ongoing)
11:30 – 11:50 AM, D200, no charge

Leader: Betty Cartmell


Contact Donna Juul for Bible Study information.

Invitation - How to Read, Understand and Study the Scriptures

Invitation is an answer to a common struggle – we know we should study the Bible, we just don’t know how to study the Bible. Combining daily readings, reflections, and video guidance, Invitation provides the tools we need to read and reflect on any passage of Scripture and to dive deeper into the study of Scripture.

Tuesdays, starting September 4 (10 weeks, excluding September 18)
6:15-7:45 PM, D205, $25
Leader: Rev. Colin Bagby, $25


Contact Donna Juul for Bible Study information.