8:30 A.M. Sunday Worship 9:45 A.M. Sunday School (beginning September 24th)
Blooming Grove United Methodist Church
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors

BGUMC Learning Opportunities


Sunday School  

Rally Sunday and Sunday School Kick-Off
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - "Set Sail to Learn & Serve!"
  • 8:30 A.M. Worship Celebration of our Sunday School Program, teachers, and students
  • 9:30 A.M. Outside activities and snacks for children and youth of all ages centered around our Sunday School Theme.  Ahoy Mateys - hope to see you there!
  • Come and join us as we get revved up for another fun year learning about God's Love...and as we re-connect in our faith community and re-commit ourselves to being the body of Christ.
  • See our September Newsletter for details.
Sunday School Classes Begin
Sunday, September 24, 2017
  • 9:30 A.M. to 10:15 A.M.
  • We invite you and your family to join us for the following classes:
    • 4-year olds (or "nearly 4's") through K - with Karrie VanZuilen as teacher
    • 1st - 3rd Grades - with Marlis Mahler as teacher
    • 4th - 6th Grades - with Mike Nicholson and Brad Saufferer as teachers
  • See our September Newsletter for details




 Confirmation Class

  • Begins in October 2017, meeting on Sunday Mornings during Sunday School 
    • Grades 7 - 9
    • Contact Brad Saufferer for details at (507) 363-6579.
Lent/Easter - Adult Study Group - "Surprise the World!"
  • Sunday Mornings from 9:45 - 10:30 in the Fireside Room - led by Cindy Saufferer, Judy Mahler, Hjordi Churchill
    • During the seasons of Lent and Easter, the MN UMC Bishop invites all MN United Methodists to join in this Lenten Book study and refresh our practices of being generous hospitable, Spirit-led, Christ-like missional people who will surprise the world.
    • We who have encountered our God of many miracles and surprises, live different lives - lives that the world often considers unusual and surprising.  We invite you to join the Lenten Book study that lifts up the 5 habits of people who Surprise the World, based on Michael Frost's book by the same name.  The series outline is as follows:
      • Intro:  A Surprising Faith - Lenten Season
      • Habit #1:  Bless - Lenten Season
      • Habit #2:  Eat - Lenten Season
      • Habit #3:  Listen - April 15th
      • Habit #4:  Learn - April 22nd
      • Habit #t:  Sent - April 29th
      • Sending Forth:  A Shared Faith - May 6th