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Short Term Bible Studies

Central is fortunate to have a rich resource of Bible teachers.  Short Term studies are open to everyone, and a wonderful way to explore specific areas of interest, or just to being a spiritual discipline of exploring scripture and applying Christian beliefs to everyday life. 

Scholarships are available. Contact Rev. Meg Bryce Jiunnies for more information.


Sunshine Hour

The Sunshine Hour is for mentally, physically, or visually challenged adults, or anyone who wants to spread sunshine. This class enjoys helping people and shows concern for their family, friends, and anyone facing issues.

Led by: Barbara Deas
Each Wednesday
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Room #164/165
No cost for this class
No registration needed


Financial Peace University

Financial Peace University is a financial system based on the Bible and an excellent resource for families to help encourage open discussion between spouses and those that may be sharing financial responsibilities for family members. This is a terrific class for young adults heading off to the workplace or college! 

Led by: Doug Poston
Wednesdays, September 12-November 14
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Room 172
Cost: $45 per person
Childcare Available

When registering for this class online: If you are attending the class alone, please choose "Single Attendee" as your registration type. If you are attending the class with family members, please choose "Single Attendee" for only one of you, then choose "Family Member" for the others. This will ensure only one family kit is purchased for the class.


Marriage Study: Love to Stay

In this book, Adam Hamilton explores how, with God’s help, we can make love last. Drawing upon a survey of thousands of couples and singles, interviews with relationship and marriage therapists, the latest research in the field, and wisdom from the Bible, Hamilton looks at what it takes to create and sustain healthy, meaningful romantic relationships across the course of a lifetime.

Led by: Rev. Meg Bryce Jiunnies
Wednesdays, September 12-October 17
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Room 173
No cost for this study
Childcare Available


A Disciple's Path

When you become part of a United Methodist Church, you promise to faithfully participate with your prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness.  Central wants you to know how to fulfill this promise well. 

Life in Christ is an exciting, unpredictable, on-going journey.  It’s a journey that is taken alongside others on the path of faith.  Some of those are more seasoned travelers; others are just getting started.  All are journeying with you as members of the family of God.  Central is a collection of some of those family members; the United Methodist Church is a larger collection of the Christian familyA Disciple’s Path is a short study to help us on our journey of faith and to grow our Christian friendships.  We’ll have a week dedicated to each of the following: The United Methodist Church, prayer and scripture meditation, worship and small group community, financial generosity, spiritual gifts and gifts-based service, and invitational evangelism. 

Led by: Rev. Will Malambri, Rev. J. Derrick Cattenhead, Rev. Meg Bryce Jiunnies
Sundays, October 14-November 18
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Room 173
No cost for this study
Childcare Available