View Screen-Reader Accessible Site

Study Groups

For more information or to learn how to get connected contact the church office at (616) 451.2879 or

  • FUMC Book Club Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5:30 pm in area restaurants to discuss current books. Contact Marlys Davis, 735.3339.
  • Retirees Bible Study meets at 11:00 am on Monday mornings at First Place. Using the daily and weekly devotions from Christian Living in the Mature Years, this group offers lively discussion and wonderful fellowship. New members are always welcome. Contact Nancy Parrish, 454.9321, for more information.
  • United Methodist Women of First Church are working hard to raise awareness of problems facing women, children and families. General meetings are held at Clark Retirement Community with programs highlighting mission studies, social concerns and justice issues. Books of UMW studies are available in the church library. First Church UMW contributes $3,000 annually to the Grand Rapids District UMW for our pledge to missions and $2,000 to UM Community House in Grand Rapids. Funds are raised through pledges of members and the annual Mothers’ Day and Fathers’ Day Honor Roll. First Church United Methodist Women are supporting many mission projects and programs in our community and our church.