Spiritual Growth Ministries

Growing in Faith as We Live Like Jesus

Life Groups

Learn more about Life Groups at Westlake UMC!

Life Groups are a small group of people, 12 or less, that meet consistently for friendship, study, prayer, and service. Westlake UMC has groups that meet at the church, people’s homes or online. Groups are welcoming members every 6 weeks as well as new groups are forming.

Please contact Ellie Peiffer  for more information on which Life Group would be a good fit for you!

The Bible Year

Wed at 1pm in person or on Zoom
Sundays at 4pm on Zoom
Join a small group that is reading through the Bible encouraged along the way with DVD lessons from a variety of learned pastors & scholars, including Margrey deVega.  Please contact Gretty Myers to join gretty.myers@gmail.com

Pastor’s “Serendipity”

Thursdays at 10am on Zoom
Serendipity is what happens when two or three get together and share their lives and the Holy Spirit does something beautiful when you least expect it.

Pastor Abby will lead a serendipity Bible study this fall using participants’ favorite scriptures.  Each week will feature a different reading and discussion. Contact the office to join at westlakeumc@westlakeumc.org

Faith Matters – Sunday Adult Discussion

Faith Matters examines contemporary issues from a spiritual perspective. The discussion material is right out of today’s news engaging us with the world and challenging us with how to live by faith. This group meets on Sunday Morning at 8:45 a.m. via Zoom. Please contact the office at westlakeumc@westlakeumc.org

Deeper Dive

Sundays 9:15-9:45am in room 100 beginning 9/24
All ages are invited to join Pastor Abby to go deeper into the scripture themes that are the focus of Sunday worship. Parents note this group aligns with the new EnsemBOOM kid’s choir!

Searching for the Historical Jesus

Mondays at 10:30am in person beginning Oct 2
This DVD study takes you back two millennia to explore the history, context, and character of a humble rabbi who changed the world. Presented by Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts, a professor emeritus at Fielding Graduate University, and filmed on-location in Israel and Jordan in the Holy Land. Questions and to sign up, contact Louise Sevold at lsevold@gmail.com

Men’s Group

More events to be planned soon. Feel free to contact Chris Neely with questions or thoughts at choir@westlakeumc.org

Click Here to download our winter prayer. 

Click here to download our spring prayer

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light” – John 1:5 (CEB)

Watch the Fall 6:10 Video (click here) for a glimpse of our congregation incorporating the Matthew 6:10 Prayer into their daily lives. We invite you to pray with us at 6:10 am or pm or both!