Adult Ministry

Throughout the Year First UMC offers opportunities for learning, reflection and growth for adults during the Sunday school hour at 9:45a or on Wednesday nights at 6:30p


Living Word Seekers

9:45 a.m. – Room 217

Facilitated by Eldon & Joanne Appenzeller

Come search the scriptures to understand their meaning in our lives today in this class where all ages gather to study the Bible and celebrate their faith with prayer and praise.



9:45 a.m. – Room 216

Facilitated by Megan & Joel Hoger

This small group experience will challenge, innovate, and allow for accessible discussions on the true nature of God and what that knowledge means for those who believe in Him.  Join others as you lay down roots in your spiritual walk.


Needle’s Eye

9:45 a.m. – Gable Chapel

Facilitated by Bruce Haddox

The class reads topical current books and studies and discusses in the context of living the Christian life.

Great Bible Stories

9:45 a.m. - Room 219

Facilitated by George Gibson

Together this group reflects on the word of God using devotions from diverse voices, sharing messages of hope, challenges, and joy. 

Wednesday's @the Well Classes 6:30-7:30pm

Classes are offered during the School Year. Check back later for new fall classes for 2018-2019.


For more information on the education programs, contact Ellen Wadding at or 515-961-5317 Ext. 213