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Group Directory

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CONNECTIONS | your discipleship TEAM

Brandon Dasinger, Teaching Pastor

Rev. Larry Bryars, Lead Pastor

Small groups are essential to our faith journey because they are a means of God’s grace. They connect us to a faith family that will remind us of God’s love and grace in our lives and will challenge us to go deeper in our understanding of God’s love and grace. My guess is if you think about your own faith journey, you will immediately think about several people who have helped you along the way and you will think about God’s amazing grace.

As we grow in faith, we also grow in love for one another. Knowing Jesus at a deeper level is life changing. It is a joy to know that you have a group of people to walk with you on your spiritual journey and to support you through the difficulties of life as well as to celebrate with you in the blessings. This is why we have made small groups a vital part of the Frazer experience. We want you to find God’s plan for your life and to be who God has called you to be. You can find this as you study God’s Word and build relationships in small groups. We cannot emphasize enough how important this is for your spiritual growth. Our Team is here to help you get “Connected.”

My life simply does not make sense apart from God’s presence and spirit and the people He has placed in my life. It is His grace that has saved me, guided me, and equipped me.

s, Blessings,

ward to continuing this faith journey together! I look forward God bless,

Susan Fisher Director of Discipleship & Women’s Ministry susan@frazer.church 334-495-6391

Donna Hendrick Ministry Assistant to Director of Discipleship dhendrick@frazerumc.org 334-495-6391

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3-5 Get Connected 6-7 Small Groups Quick Reference 8-11 Sunday Adult Groups 12-17 Weekly Adult Groups 18 Older Adults & Support Groups 2

Kelly Slover Small Groups Coordinator kslover@frazerumc.org 334-495-6410

Charles Wise Adult Education & Men’s Ministry cwise@frazer.church 334-495-6319

Martha John Allison Director of Older Adult Ministries mallison@frazer.church 334-495-6391

19 Special Interests 20 Student & College 21 Frazer Kid’s 22 International Interests, Sports & Fitness 23 Frazer Campus Map

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CONNECTIONS | get CONNECTED First Steps | KNOW The most important decision of your life is to make Jesus the Lord of your life. Beginning with recognizing and confessing your sin and receiving God’s gift of grace after that one step, the journey begins to an incredible destination for you - Christ-likeness. We will walk with you, as you take each step.

Connect Class

2nd Sunday | Sept, Oct, Nov | Room 3102 | 9:00AM

Learn more about Frazer by attending our Connect Class! It is for those who want to become members and for anyone who wants to learn more about God, the history of Frazer, significance of baptism and finding your place in the Frazer Faith family. New Member Staff | Susan Fisher & Donna Hendrick | 334-495-6391

Generous Life

Disciples Life

Engaged Life

Learn how honoring God with your finances gives Him glory and changes you. Room 3102 | 9:30AM

You are truly disciples if you remain faithful to Jesus teachings. Room 3102 | 9:30AM

Learn how to do all the good you can by using your gifts and talents to serve others. Room 3102 | 9:30AM

*Sept, Oct, Nov

*Sept, Oct, Nov

1st Sunday*

*October and November

3rd Sunday*

4th Sunday*

Growing Your Faith 101 (Co-Ed/Any Age)

Growing Through Prayer (Co-Ed/Any Age)

A four-week study designed to help you build a strong foundation as you grow in your Christian walk. Sessions include: understanding the Bible, how to read it, study and apply it to your life. The study also covers the importance of prayer and walking in obedience as a follower of Jesus. Leader: Jan Niel (jan@frazer.church) Date: Sept 6-27 & Nov 1-29 | Time: 6:00PM | 7208

A four-week study designed to teach the essentials of a believer’s prayer life. It will help you to understand how vital prayer is to your spiritual growth and will teach you how to deepen your walk with the Lord through private and group prayer. Leader: Jan Niel (jan@frazer.church) Date: Oct 4-25 | Time: 6:00-7:15PM | 7208

Next Steps | CONNECT | GROW Fall is a great time to renew our commitment to God. He longs for us to know Him, to love Him and to build relationships with other believers, as well as, those who are far from Him. Transformation or life change should be obvious as we yield our way to HIS WAY. One of the best ways to do that is to commit to find or start a group where relationships are built on the principles in Scripture of knowing, serving and growing.

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CONNECTIONS | small groups

“Life Happens Better Together, Growth Happens in Groups.” Why should I join a small group? Connecting to a Small Group is one of the most important ways to connect to Jesus. Gain a greater understanding of the Bible. Rather than simply listening to a lecture, members can discuss in-depth what they are learning and how it applies to their everyday lives. Share life with all of its ups and downs. Life was never meant to be lived alone. Groups form authentic relationships of mutual care and accountability that results in life change. Engage in mission side-by-side. Each of us is gifted by God to serve as the church. When we bring our gifts together, we multiply our ability to impact the world.

What should I expect? • Small Groups connect 6-12 adults who agree to meet regularly (usually an hour or two once a week) for Bible Study, sharing life, and doing missions together. • Groups are for anyone - Men, Women, or Co-Ed, Singles, Married, or both, in any age group. • Groups meet anywhere - in homes, workplaces, coffee shops, or on the church campus. • Groups have a leader who coordinates meetings - The leader’s goal is to help build relationships, facilitate discussion, and not to teach a lesson. • Commitment varies from 6 weeks to a year - Group members may choose to continue meeting, or join a different group. Every group is encouraged to multiply by developing leaders who will go out and form new groups.

How do I join/lead a group? It’s easy! Choose the option that’s best for you: • • • •

Browse this Group Directory Go to frazer.church/groups to browse the Frazer Group Directory online. Go to frazer.church/groups and follow the interactive group search. Email smallgroups@frazer.church for more information or help.

If you are being called to lead a group, do it; we’re here for you! We equip our leaders with a brief yet thorough training session, held the third Tuesday every month. You’ll also have a personal mentor who guides you along the way. If God is nudging your heart to lead a small group, contact us today! Are you already involved in a small group that is not listed in this directory? Please contact Frazer’s Discipleship Ministry so you can be included in the next Connections and added to our online directory.

Is Childcare Available? Childcare is available for groups that meet at the church on Tuesday morning and evening, Wednesday morning and evening, and Thursday morning for ages birth-5 years old. Must pre-register: kvanderhey@frazer.church 4

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rightnow MEDIA | highlighted studies LOVING YOUR NEIGHBOR The Book of James True faith produces fruit. A faith without action and without life change is ultimately a dead faith. The book of James speaks to the realities of a living faith in Jesus—the kind of roll-upyour-sleeves and get-your-hands-dirty discipleship that is borne out of an authentic relationship with the risen Lord. James writes to believers who know suffering, who’ve faced trials, and who ultimately desire a deep relationship with God.

Love Does Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World by Bob Goff. It is a memoir of the lawyer’s journey through faith as a Christian. As a young child, Goff injured his eye when he was playing with his father’s rifle and the gun went off. Goff ’s dad rushed him to the hospital, which is how Goff imagines God responding to human failures. Goff befriended a corner store owner. Goff often bought candy at the store and the owner would sometimes allow him to take the candy even when he did not have enough money. This helped Goff realize that sometimes people can make their own rules.

CHRISTIAN LIVING If–Trading Your If Only Regrets for God’s What If Possibilities That tiny two-letter word is the hinge on the door of possibilities. Some of us are stuck in if only, living lives marked by regret. But God can turn your if only regrets into a what if attitude, a faith that looks forward to the future with holy confidence. There are 1,784 ifs in the Bible. The most significant? “If God is for us, who can be against us?” It’s the game changer! God is always on our side—

STEWARDSHIP Living Generously

The Treasure Principle

“Are you giving God your first and best or are you giving God your leftovers?” Living Generously will challenge your community to examine their own hearts as they think about giving God the best of all of they have to offer with their time, treasures, talents, & testimonies.

Jesus told a story about a hidden treasure that, once discovered, brought life-changing joy. This new video series unearths a simple yet profound principle that will radically change your concept of stewardship. Illuminating the liberating joy of giving and its impact, not only for today but for eternity as well.

RELATIONSHIPS/MARRIAGE Relat(able)

The Art of Marriage

In this study, Louie Giglio explores the fundamental question of what makes us relatable to others. What if instead of looking for the right person, we become that person, that friend or spouse everyone is looking for?

The Art of Marriage weaves together biblically-centered teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes and more to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God’s design. Ministry leaders provide the expert teaching while couples who have struggled and overcome, openly and honestly share their stories.

contact smallgroups@frazerumc.org to gain access to RightNowMedia

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small groups: QUICK REFERENCE Day

Topic / Group Name

Type

Sun

Truly His

Women

Sun

Singles With A Testimony (SWAT)

Sun

FiftySomethings

Single

Sun

Newlyweds

Married/ Newlywed

Sun

Watermark Exploring the Bible

Sun

Age

Place

Name

Email

30-40’s 9:30AM Sept 10

3208

Victoria Pullum

vpullum@frazer.church

Mixed/Co-Ed 30-40’s 9:30AM Ongoing

3201

James Scott & Jamie Rushton

scottcop1@msn.com

50-60’s 9:30AM Ongoing

3214

Elizabeth Wise

elizabethwise74@yahoo.com

20-30’s 9:30AM Ongoing

3207

Matt & Danielle Drollette

mddrollette@aol.com

Mixed/Co-Ed 20-30’s 9:30AM Ongoing

7201

Mike & Sharon Hutson

ghut124@aol.com

Back to the Word

Mixed/Co-Ed

3215

Jon Howe

jdhowe@gmail.com

Sun

Word WithThe Williams

Married/CoEd

Sun

College

Single

20’s

11:00AM Ongoing

8253

Sun

TwentySomethings

Single

20’s

11:00AM Ongoing

7205

Sun

Going Vertical

Mixed/Co-Ed 30-40’s 11:00AM Ongoing

3101

Sun

R&R

Married

Sun

Meat Lovers

Married

40+

11:00AM Ongoing

7201

Sun

Incubator

Men

Any

3rd 1:30PM Sunday

3102

Sun

Deer Creek Community Group

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

5:00PM Ongoing Home

Sun

Married w/Kids

Married w/ children

Mon

Being Radical

Men

Mon

Life Group of Extraordinary Gentleman

Men

Mon

Alpha Group

Tue

Men’s Small Group

Men

Any

Tue

Discerning The Voice of God (Updated & Revised)

Women

Tue

Parables

Tue

30+

Time

Date

9:30AM Ongoing

25-45 11:00AM Sept 10

20-30’s 11:00AM Ongoing

Reid & Laura Williams laura.marshall.williams@gmail.com

7210

blevangie@frazerumc.com

Sylvia & Neill Thompson thomas.n.thompson@usdoj.gov Melody Messick & Corey Maze Hank and Belinda Dasinger

cmaze2000@hotmail.com

Sid Ogden

johnsid52@gmail.com

Andy Harris, Rick Holston, Tom Calender Chris & Heather McInnish

hankbeldas2@gmail.com

ptcrick@bellsouth.net chrismcinnish@gmail.com

Alan & Alison Nickolson

alan.nickolson@ge.com

6:30PM Ongoing Offsite

Rick Holston

ptcrick@bellsouth.net

20-30’s 6:30PM Ongoing Home

Will Adams

will@frazerumc.org

7201

Bob Milano

robert.milano@unisys.com

6:00AM Ongoing

3110

Mark Platt

mep927@gmail.com

Any

9:00AM Sept 26

7201

Mary Lou Windham

louwindham@bellsouth.net

Women

Any

9:30AM Sept 12

7205

Donna Oliphint

doliphint@knology.net

James 1:27 Women

Women

Any

2:00 PM Ongoing

Asbury

Karen Hanna

karenhanna825@yahoo.com

Tue

Women in the Word

Women

Any

6:15PM Ongoing Home

Jennifer Edwards

edwarjenn@gmail.com

Wed

Mom2Mom Bible Study

Women

Kelly Slover

mom2mom@frazer.church

Wed

Line by line study of Job

Women

Glenda Milling

jmmgsm@bellsouth.net

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30-40’s 5:00PM Ongoing Home

Bryan Levangie

Any

Mixed/Co-Ed 50-60+ 6:15PM Ongoing

20-30’s 9:00AM 60+

9:30AM

Sept. 6 Parlor Sept 6

7201


small groups: QUICK REFERENCE

(cont)

Day

Topic / Group Name

Type

Age

Time

Date

Place

Name

Email

Wed

Topical Bible Study

Women

60+

3:00PM

Sept. 6

3103

Loette Lee

loette.lee@hotmail.com

Wed

Wetumpka Couples

Married/Co-Ed 25-45 6:00 PM Sept 6

3103

Brian & Amanda Killough

causeyal@gmail.com

Wed

Parenting in Challenging Times

7207

Jane Allen

janehallen@gmail.com

Wed

Married with Children

Craig & Jill Struthers

jstruthers309@gmail.com

Wed

Any

6:00PM

Sept 6

Married/Co-Ed 30s

6:00PM

Sept 6 Asbury

Amazing Collection Bible

Mixed/Co-Ed

6:00PM Ongoing 3101

Karen Bartels

karen.kay.bartels@gmail.com

Wed

Unglued

Women

30-40’s 6:00PM Sept. 13 7205

Melinda Smith

melsmith928@yahoo.com

Wed

Mills on Mission

Married w/ children

3106

Adam & Aimee Mills

amills@mills-conoly.com

Wed

Celebration of Discipline

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

7203

Linda Swayne

bubber.swayne3625@gmail.com

Wed

Intercessory Prayer Group

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

7209

Charlotte Robertson

chacha25@charter.net

Men

Any

6:00PM

Sept 6 Wesley Hall

Charles Wise

smallgroups@frazer.church

Wed Kingdom Man by Tony Evans

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

30-40’s 6:00PM

Sept. 6

Oct 18Nov 22 Sept 136:00PM Nov 15 6:00PM

Wed

Signs of the End of Times

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

6:00PM

Sept 6

3105

Jim Holston

jim020943@aol.com

Wed

Wednesday Night Study

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

5:45PM

Sept 6

FHall

Neil Epler

nepler@frazer.church

Wed

Financial Peace University

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

6:00PM Sept 20

7202

Lori Johnston & Sid Ogden

ldjohnston@charter.net

Wed.

Growing Your Faith 101

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

6:00PM

7208

Jan Niel

jan@frazer.church

Wed.

Growing Through Prayer

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

6:00PM

Jan Niel

jan@frazer.church

Wed.

Ezra and Nehemiah

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

Oct. 7208 Aug. 16 6:00PM 7203 Oct. 4

Linda Swayne

bubber.swayne3625@gmail.com

Wed.

Finding I AM

Women

Any

Emily Spear

espear@frazer.church

Wed.

Couples Small Groups

Married

20-30’s 6:30PM Ongoing Home 36111

Bob & Marcia Wood

bob@frazer.church

Wed.

Building A Foundation

Married

20-30’s 6:00PM Ongoing 7201

Jon & Diane Klaaren

dianeklaaren@gmail.com

Wed.

The Dessert Club

Married w/Children

Any

6:00PM Sept 20

m.snowden@live.com

Wed.

Mark Bain Small Group

Men

Any

6:00PM Ongoing 3110

Frank & Melissa Snowden Mark Bain & Josh Henderson

Thur.

Thursday Morning Ladies Bible Study

Women

Any

6:00AM

Sept 7

8114

Bobbie Cooper

bobbieanddan@charter.net

Thur.

Thursday Morning Ladies Group

Women

Any

9:00AM Sept 21

8114

Melissa Snowden

m.snowden@live.com

Thur.

Ladies Bible Study Group

Women

Any

9:00AM

7201

Charlotte Robertson

chacha25@charter.net

Thur.

Precepts

Women

Any

7208

Nelda Miller

julianneanderson@charter.net

Thur.

Men’s Small Group

Men

Any

11:00AM

3108

Bob Brown

tiny1946@yahoo.com

Thur.

Men’s Outreach

Men

Any

6:00PM

FHall

Bryan Carter

bcarter@carterphotodesign.com

Fri.

Chinese Ministry

Mixed/Co-Ed

Any

7:30PM Ongoing 8114

Pator Roland Cheng

mbtsrc@gmail.com

6:00PM

Sept. & Nov

Sept 6

Sept 14 Oct 19 Sept 7 9:00AM Nov 16 Ongoing 3rd Thurs

7206

3104

mbain@newlegal.com

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Sunday 8:00 AM Jack Thompson Class . . . . . Cokesbury Room

Encouragers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 8114

(Couples & Singles/60+)

(Couples & Singles/40+)

A strong fellowship of people who want a family connection, study selected Scripture. Teachers: Wallace Falero, Hal Bacon, and Tom Ford

Strong prayer warriors who encourage each other in their walk with the Lord. The class purpose is to reinforce each person’s Christian walk as the class explores the Old and New Testament where they learn how to apply the biblical truths to their daily lives. Teacher: Rick Holston

Bereans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3104 (Couples & Single/50s) Following the Mandate in Acts 17:11, the Bereans discuss in class and apply to our lives, the spiritual truths learned through the Old and New Testament Bible study, topical materials, and homework. Teachers: Tom Bartels

Gold Tee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3101 (Couples/60+) Focusing on Bible based study and discussion. Teacher: John Morris

Sunday 9:30 AM Agape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3120

Chinese Language Bible Study . . Room 3209

(Couples & Singles/60+)

(Couples & Singles)

Involved in study of a book of the Bible or biblical topics. Teacher presentation but discussion oriented. Teachers: Ray Martin, Roy Sublette

Chinese speaking adults come together to study God’s Word. Teachers from within the class

Christians Day by Day . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3211 Alpha & Omega . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 8114

(Couples & Singles/50+)

(Couples & Singles/50+) Study selected books of the Bible through lecture and interaction. Teacher: Dudley Perry. Assisted by Mike Merrill and Paul Greger

Use scripture based lessons and apply them in everyday life. Studies include open discussions on life topics, lesser known books of the Bible, and Christian book reading discussion. Teacher: Denny Rea

Back to the Word 30+ . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3215

Cornerstone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7210

(Couples & Singles/35-45)

(Couples & Singles/30+)

Studying the Bible together a few chapters each week! We invite you to join us as we are learning, loving and living the Word! Teacher: Jon Howe

A desire to learn and grow as individuals and together through the study of God’s Word and how it applies to their lives and marriages. Teacher: Bryan Carter

Believers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7206

Couples in Christ. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7205

(Couples /30-40s)

(Couples & Singles/40+)

Join us as Mark helps us unlock the Bible Book by Book, Verse by verse and learn to apply it to our every day lives. Teacher: Mark Bain

Focusing on personal, relational, and spiritual growth through biblical instruction and encouragement. Lecture & class discussion using David C. Cook curriculum, both Old & New Testament. Teachers: Mike and Ginny Dietvorst

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adult groups

Sunday 9:30 AM

(cont)

Explorers 50+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7209

Lighthouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3101

(Couples 50+)

(Couples & Singles/50+)

Small group interaction to explore relevant life lessons and application of the Bible to everyday living. Teachers: Terry Ballant, Steve Stoltzfus & other class members

Growing together through Bible study, prayer, fellowship, and service. Teacher: Jan Niel

Family of Faith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7207 (Couples & Singles/40+) Group seeking Biblical solutions to the challenges they face in everyday life. Teacher: Tom Calendar

Listeners 50+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3218 (Couples & Singles/50+) A deep desire to minister to each other, to Montgomery, and to the World. Involved in both international mission projects, and local ministries. Studying a wide variety of topic and Bible lessons. Teachers: Gary Cochran, Ardith Dorrough, Sheila Dorrough and Crystal Etheridge

FiftySomethings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3214 (Singles/50-60s) This class combines in depth Bible study with discussion and application of the Word to our lives in a friendly around-the-table atmosphere. Teacher: Elizabeth Wise Coordinator: Dale Thornell

Living Today . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cokesbury Room (Couples & Singles/60+) Dedicated to spiritual growth through personal encouragement, support, and study of Scripture. Teachers: Bob Scruggs and Bob Kline

Friendship Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Parlor

Men’s Class 50+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3104

(Couples & Singles/70+)

(Couples & Singles/50+)

The International Lesson series to direct our study. Members are free to ask questions and prompt discussion. Teachers: Ann Crew & Faye Gaston

Focus on studying Scripture and building fellowship. Teachers: Bob Bowen

Harbor Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7202/04 (Couples & Singles/40+) Studying the Books of the Bible with primarily a lecture format, utilizing power point presentations to learn practical applications on how to walk with God in a secular world. Teacher: Andy Harris

International Bible Study . . . . . . Room 3110 (Couples & Singles/Age Varies) Bible lessons are provided in Laotian, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Spanish and English. Through His Word, we learn old hymns and contemporary songs in English. Careful explanation is taught regarding what words and lyrics mean. English as a second language is a consideration for the class. Teacher: Cindy Alsabrook

Miracles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3108 (Special Needs/18+) Class for special needs adults who learn how to apply Scripture in their lives. Teachers: Korey Blecher and Pam Holt

Newlyweds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3207 (Couples/20-30s) For young, newly married or engaged couples to begin building the foundation for a scripture based marriage and a stronger relationship with each other and with God. Teachers: Matt and Danielle Drollette

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adult groups

Sunday 9:30 AM

(cont)

Prime Time Singles . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3105

S.W.A.T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3201

(Singles/60+)

(Singles With A Testimony/30-40s)

Study is a continuation of topical lessons for living from the Old and New Testaments. Teacher: Will Thomas

The studies this Fall will include 4 weeks on how scripture speaks to singleness and 8 weeks on spiritual gifts. Whether never married, widowed, divorced with kids or without kids, you are welcome here. Teachers rotate within the class.

Roy Cox Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3103 (Couples & Singles/70+) Study together, pray for one another and serve God in various ministries. Both lecture and discussion studying a book of the Bible or biblical topic. Teachers: Loette Lee, Al Barnes, Sherfae Ansley

Truly His . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3208 (Women—Single/Married/Any Age) Join us as we embark on a journey of walking hand in hand with the One who desires to hold the key to your heart. Leader: Victoria Pullum (vpullum@frazerumc.org) Date: Sept 6-Dec 3

The Seekers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3106 (Couples & Singles/50+) Biblically based open discussions of relevant topics we confront on a daily basis in our Christian growth. Discussion Leader: Marty Williams, supported by other class members

Sharps & Flats . . . . . . Room 1114 | Choir Room (Couples & Singles/Any Age) Meets in the Choir Room from 9:45 am to 10:30 a.m. to reinforce each person’s Christian walk, as the class studies the Old & New Testament where they learn how to apply the biblical truths to their daily lives. Teacher: Joe Pat Cox, Ginger Koerner, Rick Holston

The Refuge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7203 (Couples & Singles/40+) Study God’s Word, deepen your relationship with God & minister to others. Teachers: Ray Tucker and Jack Cunningham

Waking Up With the Word 20+ . . Room 3213 (Couples & Singles/20+) Encourage waking up with the Bible and digging into His Word first thing each morning. Various books of the Bible, with heavy emphasis on discussion and class participation. Teachers: Heather and Chris McInnish

Wanderers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Servery (Couples & Singles/40+) Experience a learning fellowship and consider scriptural application to a variety of topics. (Room labeled “Kitchen” across the Atrium from the Fellowship Hall) Teachers: John Carter and Bill Helms

Watermark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7201 (Couples & Singles/20-30s) Explore biblical principles and how they apply in day-to-day living. Teachers: Mike and Sharon Hutson

Stepping Stones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3216

Women In Christ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7208

(Couples & Singles/40+)

(Women/Any Age)

Married & Single - Active, caring adults, desiring to grow to spiritual maturity. Teacher: Charles Wise

This is a very diverse group of ladies. Married, never married, divorced, widowed, some with children, some without. Some work, some retired, and all with a love to learn and grow in Christ. Teacher: Vivian Elder

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adult groups

Sunday 11:00 AM

Anchor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7207/09

Meat Lovers 40+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7201

(Singles/50+)

(Couples/40+)

Bible study and fellowship with a strong missions focus. Teacher: Will Thomas

Enjoy lively and beefy discussions based alternately on books of the Bible and current Christian literature. Teacher: Sid Ogden

Basic Bible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . East Sanctuary (Couples & Singles/All Ages)

Pathfinders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3120

Lecture style lesson with a basic approach to the truths of the Bible. All ages welcome. Teacher: Jan Niel

(Couples & Singles/60+)

College . . . . . . . . . . . Gathering Area, Room 8253 (18-24) A class for young adults to explore biblical truths and how to apply them to daily living. Teacher: Brian Levangie & Brian Marbury

Discovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3103 (Couples & Singles/50+) Begins with lecture, class participation is welcomed. Lessons are based primarily on applying Biblical principles to everyday life. Current events are often discussed in light of Bible prophesy. Strongly involved in serving several ministries within and outside the church. Teachers: Gaeton and Cindy Lorino

Going Vertical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3101 (Couples & Singles/30+) Engage in an in-depth discussion of selected books of the Bible to gain a deeper understanding of the Word. Teachers: Melody Messick and Corey Maze

Review the past week’s news in religion and study Scripture using the Wesley Quarterly. Teachers: Robert Suttle, Sam Windham, Judy Chipman.

R & R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7210 (Couples/20-30s) A class for young couples with hectic lives to come for RENEWAL and REVIVAL through a Biblically-grounded study of topics designed to build up individuals and couples in the faith. Instruction is offered so as to engage class members, limit the need for outside reading, and yet provide ample opportunities for participants to dig deeper as their time and interests allow. Teachers: Hank and Belinda Dasinger

Sowers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 3105 (Couples & Singles/60+) Bible study and fellowship with an emphasis on missions. Lecture and discussion. Teachers: Bob Elliott, Jimmy Poole, Larry Stevenson and Rhon Carleton.

The Rock Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 8114 (Couples & Singles/40+)

Harvesters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7206 (Couples & Singles/Any Age) The study this Fall will be “The Art Of Marriage”, starting September 3rd. Workbook $20 per couple. Teachers: Mike & Lisa Conn; George Cox & Ricky Locklar

Koinonia 60+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7203 (Couples & Singles/60+) Class discussion combining scripture, history, and outside resources, to enrich conversation and inspire members to intentionally live out their faith and share it. Teachers: Dale Kocher, Dan Cooper, Wayne Saucer and Michael Labosky

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Search through the books of the Bible, line by line following a scriptural path to a closer relationship with the living Rock, Jesus Christ. Teachers: Bonnie Whitaker, Ron Beers, Camie Clark, Kent Hunt, Donna Oliphint, Chip Nix, Susanne Redd, and Woody Paramore

TwentySomethings . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room 7205 (Singles/20+) A class for young professionals with a passion for community, connection, and personal growth. Teachers: Sylvia and Neil Thompson

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Sunday Evening

Couples Small Group

The Deer Creek Community Group

(Married w/children 30-40s)

(Couples /Any Age)

Open to couples with children at home. Evening is based on a study or topic with discussion, fellowship and caring for one another. Leader: Alan and Alison Nickolson (alan.nickolson@ge.com) Date: Ongoing | Time: 5:00 PM Location: Deer Creek Neighborhood

If you live in Deer Creek and would like to join some of your neighbors in displaying the image of Christ to the neighborhood, we would love to have you join us. We utilize various videos to promote discussion of topics around Christian life. Leader: Chris & Heather McInnish (chrismcinnish@gmail.com) Date: 2nd and 4th Sunday, Ongoing Time: 5-7:00PM | Location: Deer Creek

Monday Evening Alpha Group (Co-Ed/Any Age) Fellowship, video Bible study, group discussion, prayer support, and encouragement. Leader: Bob Milano (milanor@charter.net) Date: Ongoing | Time: 6:15-8:00 PM Location: Room 7201

The Life Group of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Men, Singles, Married/20-30s) Open group that studies the biblical principles of manhood and provides support and encouragement for one another. Leader: Will Adams (912-541-5656) Date: Ongoing | Time: 6:30 PM | Location: Ryan Ridge

Being Radical (Men/Any Age) A group of men wanting to live their life radically for God. We use books that are scripturally based as our guide during the study, but the main objective is to fill in the blanks of most men’s Biblical under-standing of God’s will for them in everyday life. Every man is encouraged to join this group! Leader: Rick Holston, Andy Harris, Tom Calendar (ptcrick@bellsouth.net) Date: Ongoing| Time: 6:30 PM Location: off-campus, 12690 Vaughn Rd

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Bible Study Fellowship (Ladies with Co-Ed Students, 1st-12th Grade) Monday nights, Frazer hosts the Bible Study Fellowship (BSF). A study of Romans for Ladies with Co-ed students 1st-12th grade. Whether you have studied the Bible before or have been reading it for years, you are welcome to join us. Using a four-part approach of Question, Discuss, Listen and Learn, together we will become more knowledgeable and closer to God. Learn more about BSF on the website, or begin registration online at www.bsfiternational.org There is no cost and you can join anytime during the year. For more information, contact Janna Green or follow us on Facebook, @BSFMgmAL for announcements. . Leader: Janna Green (462-1521) Additional info: www.bsfinternational.org Date: Sept 11 | Time: 6:40 - 8:35PM | Location: 3101

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Tuesday

Men’s Small Group

James 1:27 Women

(Any Age)

(Women/Widows/Any Age)

Bible study discussion and application for men of all ages who support and encourage each other and study God’s word. Leader: Mark Platt (mep927@gmail.com) Date: Ongoing | Time: 6 – 7:00 AM Location: 3110

Join other women all in different seasons of loss walking through life alone. Speaking from personal experience, each understands the emotional roller coaster most women experience after losing their spouse; and share encouragement and advice about grieving, depression, fear, finances, relationships, freedom, flexibility, and other pertinent topics. Leader: Karen Hanna (karenhanna825@yahoo.com) Time: 2PM | Location: Asbury Room

Discerning The Voice of God Updated & Revised (Women/Any Age) Gain a better understanding of the Holy Spirit, His character, language, and tone of voice. Experience a deeper relationship with God as we strengthen our daily walk with Him. Learn from practical helps how to know and understand what we hear from God in His Word. Leader: Mary Lou Windham (louwindham@bellsouth.net) Date: Sept 26 | Time: 9-11:00AM | Location: 7201

Parables by John MacArthur (Women/Any Age) Master expositor and Bible commentator John MacArthur has spent a lifetime explaining the Word of God in clear and comprehensible terms. In Parables he helps Christians understand the essential lessons contained in the most famous and influential short stories the world has ever known. Leader: Donna Oliphint (oliphint.db@gmail.com) Date: Sept 12 | Time: 9:30—11:30AM | Location: 7205

Women In The Word (Women/Any Age) A group for women located in Wetumpka who get together to study God’s word and grow in their faith. This group goes through various books and focuses on sharing personally what the Lord has been teaching them. Leader: Jennifer Edwards (edwarjen@gmail.com) Date: Ongoing | Time: 6:15PM | Location: Wetumpka

Friendship Circle (Women/50+) Monthly gathering of women who support various ministries locally through funds raised at their Annual Auction/Dinner in December. Leader: Mary Alice Caskey Meetings: Third Tuesdays | Time: 6:30PM Location: Parlor

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Matthew 6:33 13

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Wednesday

Men’s Wednesday Morning Breakfast

Finding I AM

(Any Age)

(Women/Any Age)

On the first Wednesdays of each month, we meet for breakfast, fellowship and a short Bible message. Leader: Charles Wise (cwise@frazer.church) Date: Ongoing |Time: 6:30 AM | Fellowship Hall

Lysa Terkeurst will lead us in a study of The seven I AM statements of Jesus found in The Gospel of John. Let’s learn together and deepen our faith with a fun-loving, yet “serious about Jesus” group of women. Leader: Emily Spear (espear@frazerumc.org) Date: Sept 6 | Time: 6:00PM | Location: 7206

Mom2Mom Bible Study (Women/20-30s) Moms of preschoolers meet Wednesday mornings to study the word, fellowship and mentor one another. Topics center on marriage, relationships and children. Specially planned play dates and mom’s activities occur at separate times as announced. Childcare is available. Leaders: Lyn Autry, Patti Joyner, Kelly Slover & Tracy Williford (mom2mom@frazer.church) Date: Sept 6 | Time: 9 - 10:30AM | Location: Parlor

Women’s Bible Study—Book of Job (Women/60+) A verse by verse study of Job that will examine our broken world and personal trials in light of God’s sovereign purposes for adversity and the hope Christians have in Christ. We will see how Job’s story is a foreshadowing of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. Leader: Glenda Milling | 277-0497 Dates: Sept 6 | Time: 9:30AM | Location: 7201

Parenting In Challenging Times (Mixed Co-Ed/Any Age) Get the tools you need to help your children grow into the best version of themselves in Christ. Leader: Jan Allen (janhallen@gmail.com) Date: Sept 6 | Time: 6:00PM | Location: 7207

Growing Your Faith 101 (Co-Ed/Any Age) A four-week study to help you build a strong foundation as you grow in your Christian walk. Sessions include: understanding the Bible, how to read it, study and apply it to your life, prayer and walking in obedience. Leader: Jan Niel (jan@frazer.church) Date: Sept 6-27 & Nov 1-29 | Time: 6:00-7:15PM Location: 7208

Growing Through Prayer (Co-Ed/Any Age) A four-week study designed to teach the essentials of a believer’s prayer life. It will help you to understand how vital prayer is to your spiritual growth and will teach you how to deepen your walk with the Lord through private and group prayer. Leader: Jan Niel (jan@frazer.church) Date: Oct 4-25 | Time: 6:00-7:15PM | Location: 7208

Intercessory Prayer Group (Mixed Co-Ed/Any Age) We will be exploring the classic book “The Ministry of Intercession” by Andrew Murray and spending time interceding for our world. According to Murray, prayer is the most dynamic opportunity available to God’s children to strengthen our own faith and greatly impact the lives of others. Books will be available for $7.00. Leader: Charlotte Robertson (chacha25@charter.net) Date: Sept 13-Nov15 | Time: 6:00PM | Location: 7209

“Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another— and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” Hebrews 10:25 NIV

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Wednesday

(cont)

Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

Amazing Collection—Books of the Bible

(Co-Ed/Any Age)

(Mixed, Co-Ed/Any Age)

Max Lucado’s 8-week study of the books of Ezra and Nehemiah offers life lessons on foundational topics such as our worship, a call to obedience, prayer and repentance. These two strong men of God will challenge us as we read their powerful words together. The study guide has sections for journaling, discovery and complementary Bible passages. Leader: Linda Swayne (linda.swayne1958@gmail.com) Date: August 16—Oct 4 | Time: 6:00PM Location: 7203

The 66 Books of the Bible are indeed an amazing collection! There is one message—God’s love for Mankind—From Genesis to Revelation. All ages are welcome any time of year. Leader: Karen Bartels (karen.kay.bartels@gmail.com) Date: Ongoing | Time: 6:00PM | Location: Room 3101

Celebration of Discipline by Richard J. Foster (Co-Ed/Any Age) The study explores central spiritual practices of the Christian faith. For six weeks we will discuss inward disciplines of prayer, fasting, and study, and outward disciplines of simplicity, solitude and service, and look at corporate disciplines of worship and confession. Packed with quotes from devotional masters, this study will challenge you to grow deeper in your walk with Jesus. Leader: Linda Swayne (linda.swayne1958@gmail.com) Date: Oct 18-Nov 22 | Time: 6 - 7:00PM | Location: 7203

Men’s Study (Men/Any Age) Kingdom Man, challenges and equips men to fully understand their position under God as well as their position over what God has given them. It will help men to actively pursue ways to maximize and develop the character qualities of biblical man-hood in their lives. Leader: Pastor Lead Contact: smallgroups@frazer.church Date: Sept 6-Oct 11 | Time: 6:00PM Location: Wesley Hall

Unglued (Women/30-40) In this six-session, small group bible study, Lysa Terkeurst teaches participants how to process emotions and resolve conflicts in ways that lead to a much more peaceful and satisfying life. Leader: Melinda Smith (melsmith928@yahoo.com) Dates: Sept 13 | Time: 6:00-7:00PM Location: 7205

Signs of the End of Times (Co-Ed/Any Age) This study will look at world events as they pertain to prophetic scriptures. What are the signs that will set the stage for end time prophecies to be fulfilled? A Power Point Presentation with class discussion. . Leader: Jim Holston (jim020943@aol.com) Date: Sept 6 | Time: 6:00PM | Location: 3105

Mills on Mission (Married 30-40s w/children) Join us as we journey through this season of life as we balance marriage, kids, work and so much more, building relationships for a lifetime as we grow in our faith and serve together. Leaders: Adam and Aimee Mills (amills@mills-conoly.com) Date: Sept 6 | Time 6:00PM | Location 3106

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Wednesday

adult groups

(cont)

The Dessert Club

Wednesday Night Bible Study

(Married w/Children)

(Men/Any Age)

The Dessert Club meets each week to discuss sermon series and apply the sermon topics to our everyday lives to enhance our marriages, families and community. Leader: Frank and Melissa Snowden (m.snowden@live.com) Date: Sept 20 | Time: 6-7:15PM | Location: 3104

Our fall study will be on Peter: Fisherman, Apostle, the Rock. We will look at his life before Jesus, his time with Jesus and his time after Jesus Ascended. We will be using the Gospels, the Book of Acts, and Peter’s Letters as our primary resources. Each weekly study will stand alone so you can come to all or come when you are able. Leader: Neil Epler (nepler@frazer.church) Dates: Sept.6– Dec 6 | Time: 5:45PM | Fellowship Hall

Building a Foundation (Married/20-30s) This is a group of newly married couples and young couples who are just starting to have children. They are committed to growing in their walk with Jesus and sharing life together. Leaders: Jon & Dianne Klaaren (dianeklaaren@gmail.com) Date: Ongoing | Time: 6:00PM | Location: 7201

Married with Children (Married Co-Ed/30s) A small group for married couples with children. Topics will vary, but include parenting and relationships. Leader: Jill & Craig Struthers (jstruthers309@gmail.com) Date: Sept 6 | Time: 6:00PM | Location: Asbury

Financial Peace University (Co-Ed/Any Age) See Details Page 18 FPU is a class where members learn how to create and manage budgets, pay off debts, save for a house, save for college and retirement and finally, how to give. It is open from high school (as long as parents attend) on up, as well as, for singles or married couples. Leader: Lori Johnston & Sid Ogden (lorijohnstonfpu@gmail.com) Date: Sept 20-Nov 15 | Time: 6:00-PM | Location: 7202

Topical Bible Study (Married & Singles/60+) Ongoing Bible study covering various books of the Bible. Leader: Loette Lee (loette.lee@hotmail.com) Date: Ongoing | Time: 3:00PM | Location: 3103

Couples Small Group (Newly Married/20-30s) Build relationships and study books of the Bible with DVD discussion on various topics. Leader: Bob & Marcia Wood (bob@frazer.church) Date: Ongoing | Time: 6:00PM | Location: Home– 36116

Who is a Christian Disciple? Jesus said, that a disciple is anyone who lovingly follows Him and His teaching. The best way for us to grow in Christ-likeness is through staying connected to others in small groups, building relationships with Scripture at the center. Scripture references: Luke 6:40, Philippians, 2:12-13, John 13:34-35 16

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Thursday

Thursday Morning Ladies Bible Study

Precepts Study – Ezekiel Part 1

(Women/Any Age)

(Women/Any Age)

Group of ladies who want to be in God’s word and like to get started early due to work and other commitments. Leader: Bobbie Cooper (bobbieanddan@charter.net) Date: Sept 7 | Time: 6:00AM | Location: 8114

Join us as we study Ezekiel Part 1 and immerse ourselves in the study of God’s word. We’ll study related scripture and view recorded lectures. Leader: Nelda Miller (julieanneanderson@charter.net) Date: Sept 7-Nov 16 | Time: 9-11:30AM Location: 7208

Finding I AM (Women/Any Age) We will be studying “Finding I Am” by Lysa Terkeurst, who on the streets of Israel, explores the seven I AM statements of Jesus found in the gospel of John. Please join us and let’s learn together and deepen our faith with a fun-loving, yet “serious about Jesus” group of women. Books are $15.00. Leader: Charlotte Robertson (chacha25@charter.net) Date: Sept 14 | Time: 9:00AM | Location: 7201

Fight Back With Joy (Women/Any Age) Our ladies meet each Thursday morning. The study we will discuss is Margaret Feinberg’s “Fight back with Joy”. Our group has a wide range of ages but we have fabulous fellowship and serve together through various community outreach projects, as well as, Bible study. Leader: Melissa Snowden (msnowden@live.com) Date: Sept 21-Nov 16 | Time: 9:00AM | Location: 8114

Donna Grieshop Joy Circle

Mission Circle

(Women/50+)

(Women/40+)

This circle supports the following ministries: Angel Tree Project, ESL, Frazer Food Pantry, & various missionaries. Leader: Annette Jeter (215-7673) Meetings: First Thursday | Time: 6:30PM | Parlor

The Circle supports these ministries: Save-a-Life, Covenant Ministries, Personal Prayer Ministry, ESL Ministry, Wesley Gardens – Christmas Project & Christmas Cards for Shut-ins. Leader: Margi Lyles (244-2057) Meetings: Second Thursday | Time: 7:00PM Location: Homes

Men’s Thursday Night Outreach (Men/Any Age) Every month, Frazer Men’s Life gathers for food, fun, and fellowship. Cost for the meal is $5. Leader: Bryan Carter Dates: Third Thursday | Time: 6:00PM Location: Fellowship Hall

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Older Adults Spirit

Friends Bible Study

Fourth Thursday

(Co-Ed/50+)

(Co-Ed/50+)

(Co-Ed/50+)

Dinner with program. Leader: Martha John Allison Days: 2nd Thursdays Time: 6PM Location: Fellowship Hall

Complimentary lunch & Bible Study. Leader: Martha John Allison Days: 3rd Thursday of the Month Time: 11AM Location: Fellowship Hall

Fun & fellowship with luncheon speaker. Leader: Martha John Allison Days: 4th Thursday of the Month Time: 9AM-1PM Location: Fellowship Hall

Temple Builders

Speeders Choir

SPIRIT Art Class

(Co-Ed/50+)

(Co-Ed/50+)

(Co-Ed/50+)

Fitness program. Leader: Judy Hooper Days: Mon., Tues., & Thurs. Time: 8-9AM Location: JEMAC

Choir practice. Leader: Joe Pat Cox Days: Tuesdays Time: 1:15PM Location: Choir Room

Leader: Doris Bell (artbydoris@elmore.rr.com) Days: 2nd & 4th Thursdays Time: 9-11:30AM Location: Atrium

Support Groups SUNDAY

TUESDAY (cont)

Ostomy Support Group

Divorce Care for Adults & Kids

Group provides support for people who have had or are facing intestinal or urinary diversion surgery. Leader: Pam Williamson | 242-8445 Day: Second Sunday Every Other Month | Oct. 8, Dec. 10 Time: 1:30PM | Location: 3101

Find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce. DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. DivorceCare is a 13 week faith based curriculum to help those struggling with divorce. Cost $15 Leader: Van Hardin & Caroline Wingard (jan@frazerumc.org) Day: Tuesday, Sept 5-Nov 28 | Time: 6-7:30PM Location: Adults– 3108 Kids– Room 3101

MONDAY NAMI Montgomery (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Group provides understanding, education, & information to family members & friends of those who suffer mental illness. Leader: Mary Jo Logan | 271-2280 Day: Second Monday | Time: 6:30-8:30 PM | Location: 7205

THURSDAY NAMI Montgomery (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

TUESDAY

Provides support group for individuals with mental illness. Day: Every Thursday | Time: 6PM-7:30PM | Location: 3103

Grief Recovery Support

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver’s Support Group

Group discusses the stages of grief, the emotional storms that come with it, & ways of dealing with loss. Day: Every Tuesday | Time: 5:30PM | Location: 3105

Women of Hope Breast Cancer Support Group (womenofhope@charter.net) Provides education, awareness, and mentoring for breast cancer patients/survivors, family, and friends. Day: Second Tuesday | Time: 5:30PM | Location: Room 8114

Group for caregivers and family members of those affected by Alzheimer’s & Dementia. Questions: 495-6350 Day: First Thursdays | Time: 10:30-12:30 PM | Location: 3103

APAC (Alabama Pre/Post Adoption Connection Support Group) Provides education and social interaction for adoptive families. Leader: Jill Sexton | Phone 409-9477 Day: Third Thursdays | Time: 6-7:30PM | Location: 8114

Parkinson’s Support Group For those who have Parkinson’s disease & their family members. Questions: 495-6350 Day: Fourth Thursdays | Time: 6PM | Location: 8114

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Special Interests

Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey Target Audience: • • • • • •

Young professionals – learn what money mistakes NOT to make Planning marriage – ensure you are both on the same page financially Singles – learn to work with an accountability partner People in debt – learn how to save up a baby emergency fund and the steps to get out of debt Parents – how to save for college People debt free – what financial steps are needed once debt free

Register by clicking on the FPU graphic on the Frazer website home page. Classes for the 9 week program begin Wednesday, September 20th. The cost is $102 per family/single. It covers all course materials which include: a workbook with each session’s lesson, financial software, Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money book, access to MP3s containing the audio of the series, and lifetime FPU membership. Questions can be emailed to Lori Johnston at lorijohnstonfpu@gmail.com.

Date: September 20th – November 15th | 6:00pm | Room 7202/04

The Art of Marriage We are so excited that Mike and Lisa Conn will be teaching this course for us this fall. They invest in couples all over the world and see first hand how this class helps build stronger marriages and improve communication. Now is the perfect time to make this investment in building a relationship that will last your lifetime. Workbook is $20

Leader: Mike and Lisa Conn (mike.conn2familyteamsforchrist.org) Begins: September 3 | Time: Sunday Mornings 11:00AM | Location 7206 19

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Brandon Dasinger

Bryan Levangie

Brittany Finch

Kathy Boyd

Abbi Brunson

Director of Student Ministries bdasinger@frazer.church

College Ministry, Student Volunteer Coordinator blevangie@frazer.church

High School Ministry bfinch@frazer.church

Ministry Assistant kboyd@frazer.church

Middle School Ministry abrunson@frazer.church

Sunday

College

Sunday Morning |

Frazer College (Ages 18-24)

9:30–10:45 AM Grades 6–8th - Rm 8253 | Grades 9–12th - Great Room The Student Ministry at Frazer is all about giving Biblical truth that our students can use in their everyday life. We desire to do this intentionally on the level of our students, so weekly we have Middle School Students in one room and High School in another room. This is a vital time for our student ministry as we seek to grow in God’s Word and in community with one another. Our Frazer Students’ Sunday Mornings consist of breakfast, teaching from God’s Word, and small group discussion by age and gender.

Wednesday Impact | 6:30-7:15PM | East Sanctuary Every Wednesday students gather for a night of worship and fellowship. If you want to feel the power of the spirit moving through a community of students, come and learn how to Impact your world for the sake of the Kingdom. Hang time in the Gym 5:45-6:30PM.

Other Opportunities LifeGroups

Join us for opportunities to come together for fellowship, discussion, and God’s Word. For up-to-date information, stay connected by following us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Search for FrazerCollege

Sundays at 11AM Each Sunday morning we tackle a question or topic that college students are discussing. Why is there evil & suffering in the world? What are the ramifications when you deny a personal God and ignore a moral first cause? Is tolerance intolerant? Cause & effect, morality, reason & order. Leader: Bryan Levangie | Time 11:00 Location: 8253 Gathering Area

Weekly Fellowship | Time & Places TBA From board games to basketball to a great movie, there’s something for everyone and place you can call community. Get connected with the FrazerCollege family. And yes, college football on Saturdays! Contact Bryan Levangie | 495-6369 blevangie@gmail.com

LifeGroups are an opportunity to go deeper in one’s faith and accountability in a small group environment. Days and times vary.

YWA (Youth Worship Arts) Students in YWA participate in singing in the Youth Choir. They have the opportunity to sing in front of the congregation, and go on mission sharing Jesus in the community and across the country.

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Sunday Nursery

Children

Birth – 23 months

PreK4 and Kindergarten

Our wonderful nursery provides age appropriate play in a warm and caring environment. This includes music and creative movement. Childcare is provided for most church ministries and events.

8–9AM Rise & Shine Class, Room 6104 9:30–10:30AM Small Groups, 6100 Hallway 11–noon Children’s Worship, Room 6102 (Under the Sea)

1st – 5th Grades Ages 2 & 3

8–9AM Rise & Shine Class, Room 6104 9:30–10:30AM Small Groups, 6200 Hallway 11–noon Children’s Worship, Room 6111 (Discovery Land)

8–9AM Sunday School, 5200 Hallway 9:30–10:30AM Cherub Church, Room 5205 11–noon Sunday School, 5200 Hallway

Wednesday Evening Ages Birth – 3 YRS Nursery opens 5:30 PM

Parenting in Challenging Times Class

Cherub Choir

Leader: Jane Allen

For 3 year olds upstairs in Galley

Date: September 6 | Time: 6:00PM | Room 7207

SPLASH (Singing, Playing, Learning, and Serving Him) Great friendships are made as children grow in their faith as they worship, learn songs to perform in the spring musical, and dive deeper in the Word through exciting teaching and small group time. Kids also impact the world through local and foreign missions projects during our fun SPLASH time!

PreK4 and Kindergarten SPLASH meets at 5:45pm in Under the Sea.

1st – 5th Grades - SPLASH 1st – 5th Grade, 5:45PM, Room 5210 (Surge Room)

Cami Culpepper

Rachel Phillips

Pam Cofield

Karen VanderHey

Sarah Beaird

Director of Children’s Ministry cculpepper@frazer.church

Children’s Ministry Assistant montelepre@frazer.church

Children’s Ministry Assistant pcofield@frazer.church

Nursery Ministry Coordinator karen@frazer.church

Nursery Ministry Assistant sbeaird@frazer.church

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International Interests Tuesday

Friday

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Chinese Ministry

ESL is a local mission-based, community ministry that offers English Classes for those who need to learn or want to improve their English skills. Testing: Sept. 5 Leader: Charlotte Bentley (bentleysouth@knology.net) Dates: Sept 12 | Time: 7-8:30PM | Location: 3201

This group begins with worship music, followed by Biblical teaching which includes a time for question and answer. After the 60 minute teaching session, participants enjoy a time of dessert and fellowship. Leader: Pastor Roland Cheng (mbtsrc@gmail.com) Dates: Ongoing | Time: 7:30-9:00PM | Location: 8201

Wednesday

HISPANIC MINISTRY

International Bible Study Join all nationalities to fellowship, sing, and study the Bible together the first and third Fridays of each month. Leader: Bounnhong Detamphayvanh Dates: Ongoing | Time: 6-7:30PM | Location: 3101

Laotian Thai Worship Celebration Join Laotians meeting monthly for Bible study, worship, church service and pot luck lunch one Saturday a month to be announced. Leader: Cindy Alsabrook (cindyalsabrook1@gmail.com) Dates: Ongoing | Time: 6-7:30PM | Location: 3101

Adult Bible Study | Sunday 9:30AM | Room 8201 Worship | Sunday 11:00AM | North Gym

Prayer Time Wednesday | 7:00PM | Chapel Friday | 9:30AM | Asbury Room Leader: Pastor Mario Aman marioa@frazerumc.org 334-495-6460 Ministry Assistant: Oda Hidalgo odalay@frazer.church 334-495-6414

Sports and Fitness Activity Center

Aerobics Classes

Frazer’s John Ed Mathison Activity Center (sometimes referred to as the JEMAC) is a state-of-the art facility available for members and their guests to help you achieve your fitness goals, based on our belief that a healthy body is part of God’s plan to renew your spirit, mind and body through the power of Jesus Christ. A short orientation session is required to access equipment. Visit the activity center control desk to schedule your orientation. Open Mon-Thur, 7am-8pm; Fri. 7am-5pm

We offer a variety of classes from Circuit training to Stretch classes. A full schedule is available in the JEMAC Building or you can call 495-6462 to receive it monthly through email. Childcare available most days. Please call for cost of class and childcare.

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Fitness Training The Sports and Fitness ministry offers Personal Training services. Please contact Emily Spear, 334-495-6462 or espear@frazer.church for more information.

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Connections Fall 2017  

Small Group and Bible Study opportunities at Frazer United Methodist Church