Small Group Studies

Here at Wesley, we like to explore the big questions about faith. This is a safe place to explore, to grow in your faith, to connect with others as you connect with God and with your community.

New This Year at Wesley

Venture: A Small Group Study for Undergrads
Fridays at 11am-1pm

Fridays during the semester in the Student Lounge. Lunch is provided in Etc. Coffeehouse between 11am-1pm on Fridays. Grab a free lunch and join us across the hall for Bible Study and conversation about faith and life.

Daily Bread Yoga: 5-week Series for Beginners
September 11-October 16 (no class September 25)
Mondays 7-8:15pm
$5 a class, or 10 class punch card for $50 (good for all Daily Bread Yoga Classes)

Daily Bread Yoga: 5-week Gentler Beginning Series
October 23-November 20 
Mondays 7-8:15pm
$5 a class, or 10 class punch card for $50 (good for all Daily Bread Yoga Classes)

Joseph’s Story: Seeing Your Life Through God’s Eyes
Thursdays September 7 – October 5 (no meeting September 14)
10:15 am in the conference room
In reading Joseph’s story alongside our own, we’ll discover how to co-create with God the kind of life that will be a page-turner. Join us for this four-session Bible study. There is no book to purchase for this study.

Moses: In the Footsteps of the Reluctant Prophet
Thursdays, October 12-November 30
10:15 am in the conference room 
This 6-week video-driven study, writer and pastor Adam Hamilton, will take us on a journey through the sites of Moses’ life from the Nile River to the Red Sea, from Mt. Sinai to the wilderness. We’ll come to know the life of Moses and see how his story speaks to our lives today. Books will be for purchase in the center office for $10 by October 1st.

Advent Book Study: Why This Jubilee? Advent Reflections on Songs of the Season
Thursdays, December 7-December 21
10:15 am in the conference room
This Advent we will be reading and discussing a short book of reflections called Why This Jubilee? Advent Reflections on Songs of the Seasons by James Howell. It will be a short 3-week discussion revisiting the familiar songs of the season. Books will be for purchase in the center office by Nov. 19th.

 

Ongoing Studies and Small Group Opportunities at Wesley

Women’s Book Group
Mondays at 10:30 am
Contact Virgie Young

Men’s Bible Study
Wednesdays at 7:00 am (includes breakfast)
Contact Paul Unger

Breakfast Club @ Espresso Royale (on Neil St.)
Thursdays at 7:00 am
Contact Elaine Bearden or Donna Camp

Grad Student Study @ Etc. Coffeehouse
Tuesdays from 8:30-10:00 pm
Contact Michael Drummond (drummnd2@illinois.edu) for more info

Progressive Bible Study @ Ann Spurgeon’s home
2nd Wednesdays at 7:00 pm
Contact Ann Spurgeon

United Methodist Women
1st Wednesday of the month at 9:00 am
Contact Beverly Ujcich

Click here to read descriptions of our adult Sunday School classes.

sandwiches lined up on a counter, being made by the grad study participants

Grad Study participants make sandwiches for a local homeless shelter in March 2014.