Sign up on your Connections Card, email events@fumcnorthville.org or call 248-349-1144.
Books cost $10 each. Questions? Contact Rev. Doug Vernon at aford@fumcnorthville.org.

Sunday Groups

SUNDAY REFLECTIONS          Virtual        11:15 am          Sept 20 – Oct 25          Led by Mark Lumley
Join in a time of adult fellowship and conversation as we reflect on and go deeper into Sunday’s sermon. Led by Mark Lumley with Rev. Alice Ford. Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82476636660?pwd=YjRqR3FDaVFzbWZ2bjVaWHBRbTVLQT09

DISCIPLE ONLINE          Virtual        4:30 am          Informational Mtg Sept 20          Led by Rev. Alice Ford
Are you missing out on Bible study because of the pandemic? DISCIPLE Online, the online version of the life-changing Becoming Disciples. Through Bible Study, might be right for you. Everything can be done from home or from wherever you are as long as you have access to a computer. Online questions and answers will be held via Zoom on Sunday, September 20 at 4:30 pm for anyone interested. Classes to start the following week. Online link to enroll can be found at https://www.beadisciple.com/online-christian-courses/book-study/dbs123-firstumc-in-northville-disciple-online/

MAYBURY, YOU AND ME        In-Person         3:00 – 3:45 pm          Sept 20- Oct 25          Led by Rev. Alice Ford
Nothing but fun and fellowship for families with young children to gather for appropriately distant hikes, games and social time. We will be using Flocknote to communicate the week’s planned activity. Participate when you can, there is no requirement to participate each week but you are welcome every week! TEXT-TO-JOIN: Text “ FUMCN” to 84576. You will be sent a link to join groups. Join MAYBURY to receive notifications.  

Monday Groups

WOMEN’S GOOD BOOK CLUB          Virtual            9:30 – 10:30 am          Led by Sue Craik
For more information on our group and our current book, visit our page or contact Sue Craik at craik1@aol.com or 248-349-1144 x20.

MONDAY PODCAST – STAMPED          Virtual           Led by Rev. Alice Ford
A timely, crucial, and empowering book exploration of racism–and antiracism–in America. This is NOT a history book. This is a book about the here and now. Join us in reading this book and listening to our weekly podcast as a panel of guests led by Rev. Alice reflect on the assigned reading each week. To listen to the Podcasts, visit our STAMPED post on events page starting Monday, Sept 20 for link.

9/21 – Introduction         9/28 – Section 1      10/05 – Section 2       10/12 – Section 3        10/19 – Section 4         10/26 – Section 5

GAY SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP – meeting virtually at the present moment
A safe and confidential group to support LGBT people on their faith journeys. Meets 1st Monday of the month, 7:00 pm, visit our page for more information. 

Tuesday Group

SHARING HEARTS          Not meeting at the moment        Led by Jackie Webb
Contact Jackie Webb for more information at jawebb42@gmail.com.

Wednesday Groups

MEN’S GROUP          Virtual          6:30 am-7:30 am          Led by Brian Turnbull & George Berkquist          Join anytime
Join with other men on Wednesday mornings at 6:30 am for an hour study and fellowship to start your day. Contact Brian Turnbull for more information at brianpturnbull@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY AT ALLEN TERRACE          3rd Wednesdays at Allen Terrace         Led by Sharon Harper & Rev. Doug Vernon
This group meets for a short time of reflection together before sharing Holy Communion together each month. All are welcome. Contact Sharon Harper for more information: sharper224@att.net.

GOD AND THE PANDEMIC      In-Person        4:30 – 5:30 pm    Sept 16 – Oct 21        Led by Rev. Doug Vernon        
What are we supposed to think about the Coronavirus? A sign of the End? A foreign plot? A call to repent? These and other responses are addressed by N. T. Wright, Anglican Bishop and noted New Testament scholar and author. In his latest book Wright shows that a careful reading of the Bible and Christian history offers simple though profound answers to our many questions. Meets in the Chapel Garden.  Dress for the weather, bring a chair (or cushion for a bench), wear a mask and expect a good discussion.

“THEN SINGS MY SOUL”      In-Person        6:30 – 7:30 pm    Sept 16 – Oct 21        Led by Annie Klark & Rev. Doug Vernon  
 Join us as we discuss the great Hymns of our faith: their history, inspiration and scriptural grounding. Bring a chair, dress for the weather and as always wear a mask! Led by Annie Klark and Rev Doug Vernon. Email Annie Klark to sign up and bring $10 for the book on the first night. 

ADULTS OFFLINE          In-Person         6:30 pm           Sept 16 – Oct 21        Led by Rev. Alice Ford
Take a break from your screens and phones. Join us at Hines Park for a totally unscripted yet rich and meaningful conversation about anything on your mind. Bring your chair and whatever else you choose. TEXT-TO-JOIN: Text “FUMCN” to 84576. You will be sent a link to join groups. Join ADULTSOFFLINE to receive more information on locations.

Thursday Groups

EVERLASTING DISCIPLES     Not meeting at the present moment   
Spend time with us as we share coffee, breakfast, and fellowship. For more information, contact Norma Maxim: normamaxim@hotmail.com.

FAITH COMMUNITY CIRCLE           Virtual          Thursdays          10:00 am
We are a multi faith group that believes in widening our faith perspective as we seek to learn and better understand the various global wisdom traditions. We each deepen our own personal faith journey as we encounter, embrace, experience and discover God’s message across the globe. Contact Debbie valenciaoranges1@gmail.com for more details.