Are you new to Villa Rica First UMC? Do you want to learn more about our church or what it means to be a member? Are you a new member? Then this 5-week class is for you?
Welcome to A Closer Look. A Closer Look is a class for new members, visitors, or those simply seeking to discover more about the mission and ministry of Villa Rica First United Methodist at The Garden. Our goal is that through the different sessions you will not only grow spiritually, but that you will come to experience a deeper connection to the life of the church. If you are deciding if you would like to become a member of the church, we hope the course will help you make that decision. Or if you have recently joined, you too are invited to come. Come to one or come to all the sessions. It’s completely up to you!
Below you will see the dates and topics for each session.
Each session will meet from 10:00 – 10:45am in the church Library and refreshments will be served.
October 1st – A Closer Look with the Pastor: Join Pastor Erik as he shares about his call into ministry and about Villa Rica First United Methodist Church.
October 8th – A Closer Look at Methodism: Join Pastor Erik as he shares about the history and unique theological contributions of the Methodism to Christianity. Learn how the denomination works, and how we are connected to other United Methodist.
October 15th – A Closer Look at Christian Worship: Join George Eidson (Choir Director) and Matt and Alison Williamson (Worship Leaders) as they share about how our worship services are planned and structured to help us grow as disciples.
October 22nd – A Closer Look at educational ministries with Children, Youth, and Adults of VRFUMC: Join Erin Backus (Student Ministries Director) and Amanda Miller (Children’s Ministry Director & Assistant to the Pastor) as they share about the many ways to be connected to the life of the church.
October 29th – A Closer Look at the Mission and Outreach Ministries of VRFUMC: Join Lauren Turner, Missions Chair, as she shares about the many ways to be connected through missions and outreach.
**October 29th – Anyone wishing to become a member of VRFUMC is inviting to come to the front at the end of either worship service and join as part of a group.