June 2020 Virtual Bible Studies, Small Groups, and Support Groups

Thank you for your interest in our virtual studies and groups! Please read our current offerings below, and fill out the form at the bottom of this page to register.

Support for Those Unable to See Their Loved Ones During the Pandemic: Led by Julie Hare

Wednesdays, 7:00pm, beginning June 17

Do you have a loved one in an assisted living facility or a nursing home that you are unable to see due to the pandemic?  We want to support you during this unprecedented time in our world by offering a space where you can share your joys and concerns with others in similar situations. Join us for our Caring from a Distance Support Group on Wednesdays at 7pm via Zoom.For more information or to register for this group, contact Rev. Julie Hare at julieh@aumc.net.

Hiking with God: Led by Sue Rodger

Sundays, 4-4:30pm, beginning June 14

Lasts 4 weeks

Share your love of the outdoors with others as this group explores the opportunities for hiking nearby and devotional thoughts based on God’s beautiful creation.  Hikers and non-hikers alike are welcomed! Here is a sneak peek:

Week One- Hiking with God: Closer than You Think

“Am I a God near by” says the Lord, “and not a God far off?”  Jer. 23:23

*Hikes/Walks in Auburn

Week Two- Hiking with God: Beside Still Waters

“He leadeth me beside still waters, He restoreth my soul”  Ps 23:2b-3a

*Hikes near lakes

Week Three- Hiking with God: Living Water

“Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water”  John 7:38

*Hikes near streams

Week Four- Hiking with God: Views from the Top

“Let the desert and its towns lift up their voices…; let the inhabitants of Sela sing for joy, let them shout from the tops of the mountains”

*Hikes in high places

A Bible study of the Book of James using the book “The First Real Christian” by J.D. Walt: Led by Betsy Windle

Wednesdays, 1pm, beginning June 17

6-week study

In this study we will come to grips with what genuine Christian faith looks like.  Working through the Letter of James in its entirety, the group will read a text, pray, and reflect on questions (all provided). Order you book by clicking here!

Expressing Our Faith Through Music: Led by Pam Schroeder, Chris Nemec and Gary Klarenbeek

Tuesdays, 1pm  beginning June 16th

6-week study

This study will explore how our faith and the Holy Scriptures come to life through music – including hymns, anthems and musical instruments.

The Psalms as a Guide to Life: Led by Kelli and Patrick Hitchman-Craig

Tuesdays, 7pm, beginning June 23

6-week study

The book of Psalms has been central to God’s people for millennia, across all walks of life and cultural contexts. In reading it, we discover that we are never alone in our joys, sorrows, angers, doubts, praises, or thanksgivings.. Open and Unafraid shows us how to read the psalms in a fresh, life-giving way, and so access the bottomless resources for life that they provide. Click here to purchase the book!