Learn & Grow

Our hope is to become and be faithful disciples and followers of Jesus Christ, to honor His teachings and example in our lives, to grow spiritually and be transformed into His likeness.  Our Discipleship Team leads us in our spiritual growth ministries.  We have a variety of ministries that will encourage your spiritual formation.

Children’s Ministries.  Our children gather on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am for Sunday School.  They also gather on Wednesday nights (except in July) at 6:45 pm for children’s programs.  Nursery and preschool children meet on the first floor of the Christian Life Center.  Elementary school age children meet on the second floor of the Christian Life Center.  We also have special events throughout the year, such as our Easter Children’s Celebration, Vacation Bible School, Trunk or Treat, and more!

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Youth Ministries.  Our youth gather on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am and on Wednesday nights (except in July) at 6:45 pm for fellowship, fun, and growth.  They meet in the Christian Life Center, second floor.  They are also involved in various connectional ministries such as Johnson City District youth events and Holston Conference youth events such as Assembly and Resurrection.  Our youth also participate in service opportunities in the community and region.

Crossroads Group.  A mix of young adult and adults gathering on Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. at the Wesley Center.

Adult Bible Class.  Meets at 10:00 am on Sunday morning in the Christian Life Center, first floor.

Willing Workers.  Meets at 10:00 am on Sunday morning in the Christian Life Center, first floor.

Wesley Crusaders.  Meets at 10:00 am on Sunday morning in the Christian Life Center, first floor.

Pathfinders.  Meets at 10:00 am on Sunday morning in the Christian Life Center, first floor.

Adult Faith Study.  Meets Wednesday night at 6:45 pm until 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary.  If there is a Fellowship Dinner, we meet in the Fellowship Hall; if not, in the Sanctuary.  We open ourselves to draw near to God through a variety of ways: e.g., study of a book of the Bible; a DVD series; topical studies; a faith-related book study.

United Methodist Women.  The organized unit of United Methodist Women make up a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ. They also develop a creative supportive fellowship and expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.  Bluff City UMW works to keep the community and Church spiritually active while promoting faith and well-being.  The UMW meets the second Tuesday afternoon of each month.

Circle of Faith.  The Women’s Circle of Faith is a peer ministry for women of all ages and stages of life offering an opportunity to nurture spirituality, deepen faith and build community and frienships with others. The Circle of Faith also provides an opportunity for outreach to those in need. The Circle of Faith meet the second Tuesday evening of each month.

United Methodist Men.  The United Methodist Men is a fellowship and service group.  The members serve God by caring for the community, Church and their Church family.  The UMM meets the second Monday evening of each month.