Adult Education & Faith Formation

Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?
-Mary Oliver, The Summer Day

Christian discipleship is a life-long answer to the poet Mary Oliver’s question: “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” Discipleship is also a life-long journey that is shaped by the call “to love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength and to love your neighbor as yourself.”

At United, we offer many ways to take that journey – through Sunday morning forums, retreats, study series, service and education trips, and study groups. We invite you to join in these opportunities to learn more about the Christian faith, God’s call in your life, and the community and world around us.


SUNDAY ADULT FORUMS – 11:15 AM (after second service)
Childcare Provided

Back to School BBQ!!
Sunday, August 25 – 11:30 AM

Join us after the 10:00 service on Sunday, August 25 for a school year kick-off. The church will provide burgers and buns. Please bring a side or dessert to share. All welcome! Please sign up in the Community Room or contact the church office (, 988-3295) and let us know how many are coming.


Adult Education/Faith Formation Team Gearing Up!

Many thanks to the new Adult Education Team (Diane Darby, Mary Harvey, Marcom and April Herren). If you have ideas for programs or series this year, either in the Sunday Forums or mid-week, please let them know.


“Pretty Good Guys,” “Doubting Thomases,” “Jacob and Friends”

Are you interested in a Men’s Group at United? Whether for study, fellowship, service, or all the above, United’s Men’s Groups have always been a chance for men to connect, develop friendships and deepen their understanding of God’s presence in their lives and the life of this world.  If you’re interested or have ideas, please let Talitha Arnold know. (No, she’s not male but she is good at getting things going 🙂 Thanks!


Other Opportunities

  • Study Groups, such as The Wednesday Women’s Study Group (Ann Barker,
  • Study Series offered seasonally and throughout the year.
  • Immersion Trips – to learn about our neighbors across the US/Mexico border or in Navajoland.

Any of the above sound interesting? Then check out the various study series offered in a variety of formats – weekly sessions, 3-day studies, one-time offerings. Some are led by the pastor, others by lay members, still others feature guest speakers. Join in!

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