Young Adults

We offer a variety of opportunities for adults in their 20’s and 30’s to get involved, be in service, connect with one another, and grow in their faith. Stay tuned and for more information or to make suggestions, contact Rev. Jessica Dayson. You can find Jessica in room 118 of the Parish Life Building. 

Young Adult Events

Events and groups are updated regularly and posted here. Check back often or contact Rev. Jessica Dayson at jdayson@mpumc.org to be added to the email distribution list.

Monthly Brew, Thursday, November 21, 7:00 p.m. at Resident Culture: Join us for a casual night to meet other young adults from MPUMC.

Friendsgiving, hosted by the Agape class, on Saturday November 23 at 5:00 p.m. at the home of Lindsay and Peter Stewart.  Please Sign up to bring an appetizer/side/dessert by November 16 so we can get a big enough turkey for everybody.  We’ll provide the turkey, water, and tea. Bring your own drinks and kids are invited, too!

Young Adults’ Uptown Lunch, December 10, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Wells Fargo Atrium: Join other young adults of the church who work uptown. Brownbag and rsvp to Rev. Jessica Dayson at jdayson@mpumc.org.

Young Adults and their small kids are welcome to a Christmas Party on Saturday, December 14 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Mallory and Michael Fiery’s home. As in previous years, the party will be appetizers and desserts only, BYOB, and children welcome. We’ll have a fire out back and plenty of toys inside. Contact Mallory at mallory.fiery@gmail.com.

Christmas Party for College-age Students, December 19, 7:00-9:00 p.m., 2726 Lemon Tree Lane: Anyone college-age is welcome to join us for holiday snacking and socializing with friends from your church. Sign up here or contact Rev. Jessica Dayson at jdayson@mpumc.org

Small Groups for Young Adults

Join a Moms Group. This Wednesday group led by Rev. Jessica Dayson meets from 10:45-11:45 in room 103 through May 27. Childcare is available by advance reservation to Lisa Ross-Smit after signing up with Jessica.

Evening Moms’ Group, November 12, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., off-site location tba: Join us to meet other moms at MPUMC for a time of fellowship, faith development, and deepening relationships. Sign up with Rachel Heath at rachel.heath1@gmail.com.

Myers Park Readers, January 12, 7:00-8:00 p.m. in room 149: a book study that will analyze the theological concepts and themes within J.R.R.Tolkien’s, The Lord of the Rings series. Currently reading Book 1 of The Two Towers. NOTE: ALL AGES ARE WELCOME! If you have questions or would like to join, please contact Grace Pressley.

The Relatives service group, September-May, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Be part of the group serving dinner and hanging out with the children/youth. Once each quarter, we also try to do a fun outing such as a Knights baseball game. The Relatives is a transitional shelter for children and youth ages 7-17.  For more information and to sign up, contact Megan Salvia.

Uptown Men’s Small Group is a group for men of all ages, including those 18-30s. Meet with us at Amelie’s in uptown on Tuesdays from 7-8 a.m. for fellowship and book discussion. For more information, contact Justin Lenarcic.

Young Professionals Women’s Bible Study Wednesdays 7-8pm in room 110. Come meet other women who are in their 20’s and 30’s and see if this group might be a great fit for you! For more information contact Laura Wong

Sunday School

Young Adult Class, Sundays, 9:45 a.m. in room 133: Join us for a laid back setting to meet other young adults, discuss scripture, and have a time of fellowship. Come as you are, when you are here!

Agape Sunday school class consists of young adults in their late 20’s and 30’s, many with children, but some without. This class meets weekly to grow spiritually and study God’s word via video series and other mediums.  Frequent fellowship outside of class are a priority and includes family-friendly socials about once per month. You are welcome to join any Sunday at 9:45 in Room 262 of the Youth Building starting again August 25th (not meeting on Labor Day weekend). Want more information? Reach out via email to Michael.Fiery@gmail.com for any questions!