your ear to wisdom and
your heart to understanding...
Path of Discipleship
The Education Committee and others at Otterbein are offering studies
throughout the week and at various times throughout the year.
These are on various topics and are offered with the hope and prayer
that we can all find something new to help us in our own
The First Steps Class... The First Steps class
is beginning again this Fall! This is a four week program that cover
the history of Methodism, the local history of Otterbein, as well as
dive into what it means to be a disciple of Jesus and how that applies
to you. This class will from October 27 to November 17 and will be
meeting in the library. First Steps is a prerequisite to membership at
Otterbein UMC. If becoming a member interests you or you have more
questions feel free to contact our Coordinator of Lay Ministries
Allegra Juday firstname.lastname@example.org.
is a program of disciplined Bible study, giving the Old and New
Testaments equal time, and emphasizing the wholeness of the Bible as a
revelation of God. DISCIPLE I draws upon the work of scholars and
includes personal Bible reading and study, and dynamic group
discussions to aid in our understanding of the Bible. It is an
organized, 34-week, deep, challenging and thought-provoking study. Week
by week your knowledge of Scripture will grow, and your confidence in
expressing your views will be strengthened. It will also help you
develop strong study habits as you explore the context of Scripture in
the culture for which it was written, as well as in our current
class is held on Thursday evenings and started on September 5.
church office for contact information.
Adult Sunday School Classes...
New class members are always
Please do not
think you have to wait for a new study to join!
Check out all the
classes until you find a
class just right for you.
Sunday morning classes meet from 9:45 to 10:30.
Living In Faith Everyday
9:45 to 10:30
Our current study is on I Said This,
You Heard That!
- If you've ever said the wrong thing - or said the right thing the
wrong way - you know how quickly our mouths can make a big mess of
things. This six week study is all about how we communicate, how we
hear, and how we listen.
Brothers And Sisters In Christ
Currently we are studying The
Story, Getting to the Heart of God’s Story, by Randy
Loyal Bible Class
We are currently studying The
International Lesson Series: Uniform Series in a
6-year plan for reading and studying the Bible. The International
believes the Bible is the record of God in Christ, the key resource for
understanding the Christian faith, being under the Lordship of Jesus
Christ and the fellowship of His Spirit.
The Fall quarter is
concentrated on the theme “Responding
to God’s Grace” and the study of Scripture passages from
Pentateuch, I Samuel, I Kings, Luke, Epistles.
Tuesday Morning Bible Study
This morning Bible study meets on Tuesdays
(non-Summer months) in the
library and we would enjoy and welcome anyone who would like
join us. Join a group that prays for, encourages
others, and enjoys exploring the Word of God. Please
contact church office for
This is a Tuesday afternoon (non-Summer months) "Sisters" Bible study,
led by Pastor Noreen Mench. Please
contact church office for