Life is better when we walk with Christ together.
Oasis is spiritual refreshment for women seeking to find peace, care, and sanctuary in the deserts of day-to-day life.
Classes begin at 10am and last between an hour and 90 minutes long.
Don't miss this chance to develop deep and lasting connections with a community of women, all while seeking a closer relationship with Christ.
These classes are offered as part of our Launch Sequence, a sequential program of spiritual growth developed for Suntree UMC Members.
Semester 2 Classes
Lead by: Cathrine Larrea
Launch Sequence Stage 1
Get ready, get set … Go! 1 Samuel gives us an example of hearing from the Lord, heeding the Lord, and halting in our journey. In this class, we will read from the Bible the stories of men and women who seek, follow and forget where their strength comes from.
The Gifts of Imperfection
Lead by: Rev. Annette Stiles Pendergrass
Launch Sequence Stage 2
Do you struggle with perfectionism? As a woman, are you constantly putting pressure on yourself to be the best wife, mom, grandmother, or friend? Are you longing to live in your belovedness as a child of God? Journey with Pastor Annette through the early work of Brene Brown and her "Guideposts to Wholehearted Living." There is a $7 charge for the materials for this class.
Moms of Preschoolers
Lead by: Kimberly Wise
Launch Sequence Stage 2
This special class for Moms of Preschoolers takes the loving message of Jesus Christ, helpful parenting advice, and support for Moms of preschoolers and packs it into a short hour of fellowship and support. Stop by just after preschool drop off and spend time with other women who want to encourage you in your walk of faith in these early years of parenting. Childcare is available with advance registration. This class includes a $15 membership fee.
The Absolute Basics of the Wesleyan Way
Lead by: Kathy Turner
Launch Sequence Stage 4
Phil Tallon’s and Justus Hunter’s The Absolute Basics of the Wesleyan Way is a 12-session video-and-discussion study that explores key elements of the Wesleyan movement. Rich in both history and faith-building, this 2020 series walks readers of all ages through a fundamental understanding of the value of scripture, prayer, communion, spiritual relationships, and the power of salvation, as evidenced in the life and teachings of John Wesley, a leader of the Methodist movement. The $15.00 participant’s guide, available from Seedbed publishers or the SUMC office, is recommended but optional.