Education

Virtual Sunday School

10:15 a.m. on Sundays

Virtual Sunday School will be using Zoom

3yrs.-1st Grade

Rachael Sloan and John Will

2nd-4th Grade

Jeni Sloan and Doxie Weber

5th-8th Grade

Brian Hornbuckle and James and Kim Stephens

High School

Dan Sloan

When We Are Able to Return to In-Person Sunday School

9:30 a.m. on Sundays

List will be updated when we re-start

Sunday School Nursery for two years old or younger (Upper Level—Room 15)

Preschool-K (Lower Level—Room 5)

Jenn Stone, John Will

1-2 Grades (Lower Level—Room 3)

Cindy Shelledy, Jon Barton

3-4 Grades (Lower Level—Room 4)

Jeni Sloan, Rachael Sloan

5-7 Grades (Upper Level—Room 11)

Brian Hornbuckle

Confirmation Class--8th Grade

Pastor Mike Carey

9-12 Grades (Youth Room)

Dan Sloan

Sunday School Superintendent

Meesha Lenning

Room locations are also available on the kiosk right inside the front door.

Sunday School Registration form


Adult Classes

The Friends in Faith class meets in Room 2 in the lower level of the Education Wing. This group uses book studies or Bible Studies as their focus for adult education and shares leadership. Contact Steve Williams.

The Challengers class meets in room 10 in the upper level of the Education Wing. This group concentrates on short-term Bible based studies as their focus for adult education. Contact Jim Shelledy.

Making Sense of the Bible meets in the chapel in the upper level. The group is open to 7th graders to adults. Contact Pastor Mike.

ARC (Adult Retreat Center)

The ARC is located on the west end of the lower level of the education wing. This is for adults who prefer time for quiet reading, Bible study or visiting with other parents during the Sunday School hour. There are books available for use on Sunday mornings, or to borrow for longer periods of time. There are also books available to take home permanently, if you find one you really want to keep.

For more information about our Education opportunities, contact Pastor Mike or call the office at (515) 382-6536.

Bible Studies

Women's Bible Study

An on-going Bible study is available on Tuesday mornings at 6:30 a.m. Women of all ages are welcome. Contact: Kat Tichenor

Men's Bible Study

An on-going Bible study is available on Wednesday mornings at 6:15 a.m. Men of all ages are welcome. Contact: Jim Shelledy

Short-term Studies

Short-term studies are offered periodically throughout the year. Contact: Pastor Mike

Long-term Studies

No long-term studies are offered currently. If you have interest in a long-term study, such as Disciple Bible Study, contact Jim Shelledy.

Confirmation

Confirmation is a program for youth to learn more about the Bible, Christianity, the United Methodist Church and how we are to live as believers in Jesus Christ.

For more information contact Pastor Mike Carey at 382-6536.

Local Church Scholarships

Two Scholarships Are Available from our Local Church

  • Graduating High School Senior who is a member of the church.

  • Undergraduate Scholarship for a member of the church and who is enrolled in an accredited college or technical school.

The application forms for both scholarships are attached below as pdf's. If you would like to have a fill in application please email the church at umchurch@fumcnevada.org, or copies are available in the Church Office. Completed forms must be turned in to the office by May 1.

Graduating Senior Scholarship Form.pdf
Attending Undergraduate student Form.pdf

Iowa United Methodist Foundation Scholarships

IUMF Scholarships

The Iowa United Methodist Foundation has scholarships available for the 2021-22 academic year for both college and seminary students. The application process is online only. Not only do students apply online, but all required documents such as essays, references, transcripts, and any other required documents are to be gathered online as well. Click the application link and you will be brought to a third-party website hosted by International Scholarship & Tuition Services (ISTS). If you have issues with the application process, please send all questions and inquiries to the ISTS support team at https://istsprogramsupport.com/ or 855-670-4787 (iumf.org/scholarships/). Application deadline is March 1, 2021.