Adult Enrichment

Sunday Morning Enrichment for Adults

Faithlinks

A “Current Events” discussion group that applies United Methodist process and beliefs to current faith issues and world events. Weekly study guides are emailed to participants so each person has a chance to read the material prior to meeting, aiding the conversation through this common source of information. Faithlinks motivates Christians to consider their personal views on important issues and encourages them to act on their convictions.

Join this lively group from 10:30 – 11:10 am on Sunday Mornings (October through April) to share insights on current topics in often spirited discussions! FaithLink Meets in The Conference Room

RxEKNEW

RxEKNEW is a line by line study and discussion of the book of Genesis — when we’re not off discussing the numerous topics and ideas that are inspired by the text. The class is led by Pastor David, but often the best part is the dynamic discussion and class input!

 

  • Rx – it’s the prescription for your curiosity about what’s in the Bible.
  • Re-knew – it’s revisiting ideas and stories you only thought you knew.
  • Renew – fresh insights for your spiritual journey!

RxEKNEW meets in the Education Building (the portable building North of the playground) from 10:30 to 11:10 every Sunday morning from October through April. 

 


 

Classes and Fellowship during the Week:

Living the Questions

Throughout the year Pastor David and lay facilitators lead a variety of “Living the Questions” discussion groups aimed at furthering the vision of Progressive Christianity. The curriculum used during these sessions are produced by Living the Questions and may include: Saving Jesus, Uppity Women of the Bible, and The Jesus Fatwah. For more info on current offerings, CLICK HERE.

“Living the Questions” curriculum is one of the best ways to familiarize yourself with the vision and theology of The Fountains — and connect with a variety of fellow disciples. The LtQ material is renowned for being a practical tool to bring together, equip, and educate thinking Christians and to help people wrestle with basic questions of faith and its place in their lives.

adulteducationpage“I have been a pastor for 16 years and this is by far the very best study I have ever participated in.”

Rev. Teri Johnson, First UMC, Brookings, SD

“This is the very best study we have ever done at our church.”

Bonnie Frost, Coral Isles Church, Tavernier, FL

LtQ materials are compiled and co-written by Pastors David Felten and Jeff Procter-Murphy with input from many acclaimed scholars and faith leaders from around the world.

 

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Women at the Well

Women at the Well  meets each Tuesday at 9am for fellowship, discussion and study. If anyone dares suggest that any gossiping might go on, it will be heartily denied (with fingers crossed behind the back, of course!) . For more information, CLICK HERE to contact DeDe Rudolphy.

WATCH HERE FOR THE FOUNTAINS UMC RESPONSE TO COVID-19Information changes frequently, so be sure to check back often

The Fountains UMC is creating a plan for its response to COVID-19, with the goal of maintaining social distance to keep everyone safe. Sharing information and maintaining contact with members and the community is critical, and to that end we have several actions in process. Watch here for updates, and come back often to check on new information!

  • All in-person meetings and group gatherings on campus are supended through the end of April.
  • The Fountains UMC Office will be open by appointment only until further notice.
  • Sunday morning Celebrations are Live-Streamed at 9:30am only, no face-to-face gatherings.
  • Meals at JUSTA and Halle Centers are suspended until further notice.
  • April 24-26 Mingus Mountain All Church Camp is cancelled
Sunday Morning Celebrations

Sunday morning Celebrations will be held at 9:30 online only, via Livestream, You Tube and Facebook. Follow one of these links to tune in on Sunday mornings: