ADULT EDUCATION & FELLOWSHIP

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Bible Studies

Adult Christian Education is an integral part of the Strawbridge experience. We offer classes for all ages, with a variety of meeting times throughout the week. Various classes pursue Bible study, study books by popular authors, cover topics on social concerns, or discuss family life issues.

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Adult Sunday School classes meet at approximately 10:00 am (after our 9:00 am worship service and prior to our 11:05 am service). A variety of adult Sunday School classes are offered – each with its own special mix of styles and interests. You can learn more here.

UNITED WOMEN IN FAITH (UWF) CIRCLES

We are women like you, a powerful, fearless force driven by God’s love and united in sisterhood. With a focus on women, children and youth, we act for justice and transform communities. Join us, because love in action can change the world.

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Men of strawbridge

Our newly-formed Men of Strawbridge ministry provides an opportunity for the men of Strawbridge UMC to get to know each other better while building relationships to grow deeper in their faith and fully experience the power of Christ. This is a group for all men at any stage of life.

They will meet once a month for a meal and/or to participate in a mission opportunity. They will also have events throughout the year with their families.

Their next get-together will be on the evening of Wednesday, July 10 with a B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Dinner) beginning at 5:30 pm. After dinner, they plan on getting a little dirty and a lot sweaty cleaning out the planter boxes by pulling weeds and tilling the soil. Hard-working kiddos are welcome to join in!

Please contact Adam Pieknik for additional information.

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Be the Bridge

We are called to be Ambassadors for Christ. Join us in welcoming diversity and healing into our communities. Listen, learn, think, re-think, grow your empathy, and build bridges with us!

You can stay up-to-date by following our "Be the Bridge" Facebook Group Page! Or please contact Pastor Tiffani for any further details. You can also learn more about the core mission of the "Be the Bridge" program here.

Upcoming Events:
Be the Bridge Movie Night
Wednesday, July 24 at 6:00 pm
The Great Hall
Join us for a B.Y.O.S. (bring your own snacks!) screening of "Hidden Figures". Childcare will be made available upon request.

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50+ Travelers

The Strawbridge 50+ Travelers remain very active with quarterly field trips throughout the year where they visit some very interesting - and very fun - places throughout SE Texas.

They most recently attended a Houston Astros game on Tuesday, June 4 where they cheered the team on to a victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in a very exciting game!

For more information, contact Jean Anderson

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Senior XYZ Dinners

EXTRA YEARS OF ZEST!

Our Senior XYZ Dinner group meets-up at a local restaurant for fellowship and supper together on the 3rd Saturday of each month.

Their last outing was on June 15 at El Ranchero. Be sure to check-out our weekly e-newsletter or contact Mike Mayfield for all the scoop on future XYZ dinners!

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Merry Widows and Friends

Our Merry Widows & Friends typically meet for lunch on the last Thursday of every month for fun, fellowship, and understanding. Please be sure to check-out our weekly e-newsletter for information on when and where their next luncheon is scheduled.

You can also contact Belinda Fagin at 281-728-8150 for more information.

 

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united methodism 101 classes

For anyone wanting to learn more about the history and beliefs of the UMC and Strawbridge's ongoing role within the denomination, please join Pastor Todd in a series of Methodism 101 meetings (dates to be announced). They'll be held during our Sunday school hour each week. All are welcome.

Email Pastor Todd for more info!

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Coffee with the pastor

Come to Pastor Todd's office during the Sunday school hour (10:05 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.) most 2nd Sundays of each month to hang out, ask questions, and/or share. (Listen for the next one to be announced!)

Support Groups & Resources

"Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in Him there is no cause for stumbling." 1 John 2:10

SUMC has a number of compassionate support groups ranging in topics from breast cancer support, LGBTQ+, social justice, grief, and others. Learn more...