Adult Sunday School
There are currently eight adult Sunday School classes ready to welcome you: FISH, HOPE, Harvest, JOY, Mildred Floyd, Belin, Sanctuary, and Young Adults. All adult classes meet from 10 AM-10:45 AM in the Family Life Center (FLC), except for the Sanctuary class which meets in the Crying Room of the sanctuary and the Harvest class which meets in the main office building.
FISH (Faithful In Serving Him) consists of participants ranging in age from 30+ years old. A variety of studies used aims at growing strength through God’s word. Lessons are structured to make it easy to participate even if you cannot make it to class every week. Class is held in FLC room #13 (parlor).
HOPE (He Is Our Peace Everlasting) consists of adults at every age and stage in their life. It is an informal setting with a group discussion format. Led by three rotating facilitators, HOPE is very active in church activities. Class is held in FLC room #2.
JOY (Jesus, Others, Yourself) has rotating facilitators who lead the class in the lesson and in discussion. The class enjoys fellowship and learning God's word with an emphasis on life application. JOY is active in and supports missions within the church, the community, and internationally. Class is held in FLC room #3.
The Mildred Floyd Class currently utilizes the uniform International Bible Study series as their main text and is primarily attended by those most senior in their Bible study experience. Class is held in FLC room #5.
Belin Sunday School Class has two rotating teachers who are retired Methodist ministers. Each brings a unique style and insight to the lesson because of their varied life experiences. Belin uses the Uniform Series International Bible lessons for a starting point each week. This series uses a three-year cycle to help students learn the story of salvation from the Old and New Testaments. This class enjoys good food and fellowship with dinners out together about three times a year: fall, Christmas, and spring. Class is held in FLC room #4.
The Sanctuary Class, welcoming all adult ages, utilizes the Uniform Series International Bible study. This class is held in the Crying Room located in the narthex of the sanctuary.
Young Adult Sunday School Class: this young and enthusiastic class meets in room #12 of the FLC. This class is offered for participants in college through thirty year-olds. It periodically meets off campus to enjoy a small group setting for Bible study and discussion.
Belin 101 is a five-week course offered twice a year and is designed for new members, prospective members, or any adults who want to know more about Methodism and opportunities for involvement at Belin Memorial.
Join us for the next Belin 101 class that will take place on Sundays at 10 AM in the Family Life Center on September 17, 24, October 1, 8, and 15. All are welcome!
Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open, and informal environment. No pressure, no follow up, no charge! Alpha runs in churches, bars, coffee shops, and homes all over the world. The New York Times says Alpha Study is "A novel approach to Christian education that has been catching on nationwide."
Dates for the next Alpha Study will be announced here when available (childcare provided).
For more information or to register, contact Jane Sparks, 843.357.5185
Women's Bible Studies
Various studies for women are offered periodically at Belin Memorial for women of the church and community. Dates and times will be announced on this website and in the weekly Inlet View E-News.
- "Spiritual Growth" is a new small group for women emphasizing spiritual growth through Bible study, missions, and fellowship. The group will meet at 9 AM on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month.
Bereavement Support Group
- Meets in the Family Life Center the second Wednesday of each month at 11 AM
For anyone grieving or facing the loss of a loved one, this group offers the opportunity to learn about the grief process and about expressing feelings of grief. The group is led by Ellna Silver who has worked in the hospice field for many years and has had personal experiences with death and dying which led her to want to help others dealing with loss.
55+ Singles Group
The 55+ Singles group at Belin Memorial plans periodic outings which are announced in the Inlet View E-News . . . join us for some fun and fellowship!