Small Groups

Small groups are available for all ages with the intention of fellowship, growth, and sharing of love with one another. Contact the church office at any time with any questions. 

Sunday School

Sunday School is offered for all ages on Sunday mornings from 9:45 - 10:45am.


Grounded in Faith, Fellowship and Fun, Pathfinders is a class that takes current events, liturgy lessons and individual curiosities as topics to strengthen our daily walk with God. All opinions and experience levels are welcome as we share, learn and grow together in our journey.

Bridges (Room 203)

A class or adults who have children in elementary, middle, and high school. Uses a mix of curriculum from DVDs to class discussions. Contact Stephanie Sutton,, for more information.

Faith Class (Room 103/Chapel)

The members of the Faith Class are a wonderful mixture of Haywood County natives and transplants, male and female, and folk with a variety of backgrounds and experiences.  They utilize the Adult Bible Series for their lessons that are taught by volunteers in the class with an occasional outside speaker.  Discussion is encouraged and is frequently vigorous and enlightening.  From time to time they will have special studies on other topics, books, or materials.  They have some members that are middle age, but most of their class is retired.  They welcome and encourage any age to visit and join their class.  The Faith class is located between the Friendship House and entrance to the gym.  It may be accessed through the gym or by the outside double doors. Contact Ken Lambert, 828-456-4523, for more information.

NEXT Class (Room 102)

Join this group of parents who love to laugh and study God’s word. This class is laid back and delves into scripture and aspects of Christian life using various books and DVD series. Contact Sidney McCrory, 828-246-8545, for more information.

Discovery (Room 205)

A group of committed Christians discovering the excitement of their faith. Contact Jean White at 456-9177 for more information.

Faithlink (Room 206)

The Faithlink class focuses on linking Biblical faith to issues faced in our daily lives. This  is very involved in community projects. Contact Loy Lilley, 828-456-7399, for more information.

S.A.L.T. (Room 302)

Seeking and Learning Together to apply Biblical principles to life. A variety of contemporary studies are facilitated by class members. Contact Kris Nyland, 828-531-9933, for more information.

Connecting with FUMC Class (Room201/ Conference Room)

Come Inquire, Discover, and Connect. A four week class that meets every other month (or as needed). Designed for those potentially interested in membership. Contact Becky Brown, 828-456-9475, for more information.

Connect Class (Room 305)

This class enjoys gathering together to read books and study devotional material. Many of the members of this class have children in high school, college, or beyond. Contact Marylee Sease, 828-400-1616, or Lee Messer, 828-456-4492, for more information.

Koinonia (Room 303)

Utilizes Bible and book studies. A group of “forever young” adults – mainly couples. Contact Tom Mann, 828-926-9340, for more information.

Young Adults (Room 307)

Open to all young people in their 20s -30s. Singles and married couples all welcome. Contact Maggie Melville, 828-734-6645, for more information.

Youth (Downstairs Youth Area)

Located below the Gym/Christian Growth Center. Middle School and High School are split into two Sunday school classes. Come learn and join together in fellowship on Sunday mornings. Contact Grady Wiley, 828-551-3145, for more information.

Children (First Floor)

Young Children – Kindergarten meet in the Pre-School area for a fun and interactive gathering led by Ms. Carolyn. They are then split up in classes based on your child’s age. 1st-5th graders gather in the Third Grade Classroom (Room 106) where they meet together before Sunday school. Sunday school classes are divided up by grades. All Young Children and Elementary Sunday school classes are located on the First Floor. Contact Kara Sither for more information 

Weekly Groups

Wednesday Morning Bible Study

A group that meets Wednesday mornings from 9:30-11:00am from September – May in the Faith Classroom. The class focuses on a different book of the Bible each Fall/Spring. Contact Jim Gilland, 828-452-5629, for more information.

L.I.F.T. (Living in Fellowship Together)

Join a group of young adults on Tuesday evenings as they fellowship together weekly. You may find them at a house, at a park, a bowling alley or anywhere in between. Contact Kara for more information. 

Mom’s Bible Study

A Bible Study for moms of young children. We meet every Thursday morning from 8:30 – 10am in the Faith Classroom. This group is mainly a book study group with conversation.  Various mission projects are done outside this time as well.  Childcare provided.  Contact Becky Brown, 828-456-9475, for more information.

Wonderful Wednesday Small Groups

Wonderful Wednesday small groups meet following the meal on Wednesday evenings. Groups begin at 6:15pm and change each Fall/Spring. Contact the church office for more information.

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