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S.E.E.D. Groups   |   Sunday Discipleship   |   Bible Studies   |   Women's Ministry

S.E.E.D. Groups

Are you looking for a group of Christians that are interested in growing in faith together, helping each other love God, and sharing life as you do this? Then S.E.E.D. Groups are what you need!

What is a S.E.E.D. Group?

S.E.E.D. Groups are communities of people who Love God and Share how Jesus is actively transforming their lives as they Grow in Faith together, and serve as one of the small group ministries of FUMC McAllen. These groups do not gather together to study scripture or work through a curriculum together but instead focus on mutual accountability to one another, led by a trained S.E.E.D. Group leader.

There are two centerpieces that make S.E.E.D. Groups unique: First, all members will share how God has been active in their life. Secondly, a shared covenant, modeled after John Wesley’s General Rules, will serve as a guide for all members to live by. The goal is that these two key components of the group will indeed foster authentic growth in the lives of all the members as we seek to become a people that Love God, Share Jesus, and Grow Faith.

How do I join?

Joining a S.E.E.D. Group is easy... you just show up! Here is all the info you need:

Women's S.E.E.D. Group

The Women's S.E.E.D. group is a gathering of women who share their love for God and support and encourage one another on their faith journey. All women are invited; the group meets every Tuesday at 11:00am in the Koinonia Room (South Building). Contact Glenda Peterson ( ) with any questions.

Co-Ed S.E.E.D. Group

This S.E.E.D. Group is a "prayer & share" meeting of adults who find inspiration, support, and assurance as we share their daily experiences of the Lord's presence in their lives. We meet via Zoom on Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30pm. Contact Tony Micheletti at for more details.

Sunday Discipleship

Grow in Christian discipleship with others through . . .

  • Bible Study - learning God's word for us
  • Prayer - growing in relationship with God
  • Fellowship - building long-lasting friendships
  • Service - reaching out to others

FUMC has Sunday school classes for all ages, 2 year olds through adults. Click here for information about children's classes, and click here for youth Sunday School information. Keep scrolling for information on our current Sunday School classes.

Friendship Class


The Friendship Sunday School class invites inquisitive individuals and couples to study contemporary issues and Bible studies led by members or invited speakers as they learn to incorporate into their lives the teachings of Christ. The class members are eager to welcome all people into the class. The class meets every Sunday during the 10:00am Common Hour in Social Room East (South Building).

Contact David ( ) with questions.

Open Door Class


The Open Door Sunday School Class meets during the 10:00am Common Hour in Room 209 (Education Building).

Text Donna Gibson for more info - (714) 981-1519

Trinity/Aldersgate Class


In this class, adults of all ages use the United Methodist Adult Bible Studies materials to engage with Scripture in a "Socratic method," hearing how the Scriptures speaks to each of us. The class meets every Sunday during 10am Common Hour in the Keystone Room in the South Building. "Come, See, and Experience!" Contact Steve ( ) with any questions.

Bible Studies

A variety of Bible studies and book studies are offered for adults throughout the year to help participants increase in knowledge of the scriptures and spiritual practices and grow in their relationship with God. All are invited to participate in the ministries and studies of FUMC McAllen. Childcare is available during all church programs and events. For more information regarding Bible and book studies, call the church office at 956-686-3784.

Zoom Bible Study

This Bible study meets weekly over Zoom. The current study will meet every Monday (April 17 to May 15), 7:00-8:30pm. We'll be studying and discussing the video series "Teach Us What to Want" by Jen Pollock Michel. Contact Allegra ( ) for more information and the Zoom link!

This is open to everyone and will be relevant to anyone who has looked at their life and wanted more - professionally, in your emotional or physical health, or in personal relationships. It’s also for anyone who has wondered if it is ok to want or desire things; to feel unsatisfied with a part of your life. And ultimately this study is about how God wants good things for us and how want and desire can bring us closer to God.   

Women's Ministry

Woven Women

Woven Women is a multi-age group of women studying, fellowshipping and supporting each other in life and faith. Contact Peggy ( ) to learn about opportunities!