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All are welcome to participate in classes. You do not have to be a member or attendee of Camp Hill UMC to join a study group. Please register early so we can be assured to have enough materials and arrange adequate space. Deadline is September 3rd. Do not let cost keep you from participating in a study. Please talk with Sandy and we will make it happen.

Listed below are many of the new and continuing studies/classes. For a more detailed description, to take a look at sample materials, and/or to register please check out the Adult Spiritual Growth table in the gathering space. We encourage you to register early so we can be assured to have enough materials and proper space.

SUNDAY MORNINGS

9:30 AM

Room 7

All are welcome (The Pioneers have been together for over 50 years!) 

Topics vary depending on leader

Fireside Room

All are welcome – a mix of ages

Current Study: The Book of Romans

Room 2 (lower level)

All are welcome – a mix of ages

Current Study: The Advent Conspiracy by Rick McKinley, Greg Holder, Chris Seay

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Rick McKinley and Chris Seay know they’re not the only ones who are tired of how consumerism has stolen the soul of Christmas. In Advent Conspiracy, they invite individuals, families, home groups, and entire churches to join the groundswell of Christ-followers who choose to make Christmas what it should be—a joyous celebration of Jesus’ birth that enriches their hearts and the world around them, not a retail circus that depletes their pocketbooks and defeats their spirits. Through this engaging, four-session DVD curriculum and stand-alone book complete with study guide, Advent Conspiracy shows how readers can substitute compassion for consumption by practicing four simple but powerful, countercultural concepts:
1) Worship Fully—because Christmas begins and ends with Jesus!
2) Spend Less—and free up resources for things that truly matter
3) Give More—presence: helping hands, healing words, humble hearts
4) Love All—the poor, the forgotten, the marginalized, the sick, in ways that make a difference.

Christmas can still change the world when people, like Jesus, give what matters most—their presence.

Fellowship Hall Kitchen (lower level)

For those in the midst of parenting

Current Study: Family Life’s Art of Parenting: Aiming your Child’s Heart Toward God by Dennis Rainey and Barbara Rainey

Being a mom or dad is one of the most rewarding jobs you’ll ever have. And one of the most challenging. The baby that won’t sleep grows into a toddler that won’t eat who becomes an adolescent that won’t communicate. Not every day is a bad day, but all parents need some help and encouragement along the way.

There is an approach to parenting that can reduce the stress and increase the harmony in your home. Based on decades of teaching from Dennis and Barbara Rainey, and featuring insights from other notable parenting advisors, Art of Parenting highlights four core issues that every parent and child need to address together.

Begins Sunday, September 9

Led by Renee Long

Cost: $12.00 for book 

Room 117

Beginning September 23 (Sign-up deadline is September 16th)

For people who are interested in learning more about Camp Hill UMC and possibly becoming a member

11:00 AM

Fireside Room

All are welcome – a mix of ages

Current Study: The Book of Proverbs (November 18 – December 23)

MIDWEEK STUDIES

Monday

Private dining room at Bethany Village

1PM (every 4th Monday of the month)

Joyce Frack

For men

Fireside Room

7PM

Current Study: Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren

This book has transformed millions of lives. Are you ready for a change?

Since its release, The Purpose Driven Life has been translated into eighty-five different languages and has become the “Bestselling non-fiction hardback book in history” according to Publisher’s Weekly, all because of the Christ-centered approach the book takes to answering life’s most fundamental question: What on earth am I here for?

Tuesday

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If you have ever struggled in your relationship with food, you know what a challenging journey it can be! God desires to be the center of your life and to walk with you in every way. Join us in our study of the devotional book Faithfully Fit to explore how to stay motivated, encouraged and inspired to honor God in your eating and the way you care for His temple – your body! This is not a diet or an exercise plan but will help you lean on God’s strength to make lasting changes.

Tuesdays (beginning October 23)

6:30-8:00pm

Fireside Room

Cost for book $11.00

w/Melissa Bryson

Wednesday

2nd Wednesday of the Month

Location: changes each month

Joyce Frack – 717-691-6825

Thursday

MUDHOUSE SABBATH: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Discipline (Study edition) by Lauren F. Winner

After her conversion from Orthodox Judaism to Christianity, Winner found that her life was indelibly marked by the rich traditions and spiritual practices of Judaism. In MUDHOUSE SABBATH she presents eleven Jewish practices that can transform the way Christians view the world and God, including attentive eating, mourning, candle-lighting, and Sabbath-keeping.

This new Study Edition incorporates the complete original text plus primary texts from Jewish and Christian sources, and new material on each of the eleven topics. The result is a powerful work for Christians wanting to explore in depth and understand the Jewish origins of Christianity.

Bad Girls Bible study 2nd & 4th Thursdays beginning September 13

10:00am – Noon

Fireside Room

Cost: $5.00 for book (if ordered by September 3)

Location: changes each month

1st Thursday of the Month

Loretta McCoy – 717-737-0754

4th Thursday of the Month

Loretta McCoy

6:30pm (1st Thursday of the Month)

Fellowship Hall

Linda Fortney

Friday

Book study/outreach

Fireside Room

9:30am-12:30pm

Harriet Kulicki

6:30am

509 Bridgeview Dr. Lemoyne

w/ Jon Seltenheim

PRAYER OPPORTUNITIES

  • 8:30am Fireside Room
  • The Prayer Room at the back of the Sanctuary is open for individual or group use

WEDNESDAY CONNECTION

An opportunity to grow in relationship with God and others through a meal, Bible study, children and adult music rehearsals, children’s activities, child care provision, kitchen help, and more.

Fall Session September 12 – December 5 

October 24– Wednesday Night Serve – Groups participate in outreach activities

October 31 – Costume dinner – No classes or child care

November 21 – Thanksgiving week – No classes or meal

December 5 – Last night of classes and child care until January

December 12 – All Church Christmas Dinner 


@4:45-5:45 – Dinner in the Wesley Center

Cost: Adults $5/Children (3-12) $3/Under 3 is free 

*No family (parents and children) pays more than $20

**Don’t let cost keep you from enjoying dinner with us. Please talk with a pastor or Margaret (in the kitchen).

For the dinner menu and more information, visit CampHillUMC.org/wednesday/

Classes Start at 6:00pm

For All

Leadership Launch Course – for those desiring to be equipped to lead

It’s common for people to hesitate when asked if they’re a “leader.”  The authors of Lead Like Jesus, the book that will serve as the basis for this course, say that “scripture offers more leadership wisdom than we can imagine, including the greatest leadership model of all: Jesus.”  So, as we work together to try and learn how to be disciples of Jesus, we’re also always learning to lead.  We’re learning to lead others not to become like us – but to become like Christ.  We all can learn to do that with our own unique personalities and flair.  All that’s necessary is for us to be willing.  So, perhaps this course is the next step for you, as you learn to lead!  All who are willing to grow are welcome.  

Wednesdays (beginning September 12)

6-7:30pm

Room 28 (lower level)

Co-led by Pastors Gary & Anna

Cost: $10 for Lead Like Jesus Revisited by  Ken Blanchard, Phil Hodges & Phyllis Hendry

Bible 101: A Big Picture View of the Bible’s Story and How it Points to Jesus

Wednesdays

September 12 – December 5

6:00 – 7:30pm

Fireside Room

Led by Tim & Carrie Pucino

Bring your Bible and an open heart and mind

Beginning September 26 – Room 117 (Sign-up deadline is September 16)

For people who are interested in learning more about Camp Hill UMC and possibly becoming a member

For Women

Choose Joy – Because Happiness Isn’t Enough by Kay Warren

Women, a joy-filled life is within your reach—no matter what your circumstances. With inspiring insights and solid scriptural wisdom, Warren explores what true joy really is, where to find it, and how to choose it in the good times and bad. Break free from your battle against discouragement and depression!

Wednesday, November 7 – December 5

6:00pm

Room 125

Wednesday, October 24 we begin our series based on I Cor. 16:13,14. I’m looking forward to teach this Word to you.
“May the Lord sanctify you through and through,your whole spirit,soul and body  at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who has called you,he will do it for he is faithful”.
Caroyl Pettis

Prayer Room (6:15)

Questions?

Contact Sandy for more details.

staff member

Sandy Zirbel

Director of Adult Spiritual Growth
717-737-5631
szirbel@camphillumc.org