CHURCH GROUPS & CLASSES
Please contact us today for more information about any of our wonderful groups or classes. If you would like to join, or want to reach out to a group leader, click the button above and fill out the form.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
The Polk Street CDC is a year-round, full-day early care and education center offering services located in the heart of downtown Amarillo. The Polk Street CDC utilizes state-adopted curriculum for all ages with additional Chapel time, library and Friday Specials which creates a well-rounded foundation for young children and families. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or for enrollment opportunities.
Find the CDC on Facebook: facebook.com/pg/PolkStreetCDC
CDC Director Mary Clare Munger: email@example.com
ADULT SUNDAY CLASSES
This class is comprised mostly of "Xennials" in their thirties: singles and couples, some having young children. We seek to discover God's will through interactive, discussion-based lessons led by various members of the class or one of our church staff. On Wednesday evenings the group may participate in a Bible study, mission project, or other fellowship activity. For more information, check out our Facebook page @DiscoveryClassPSUMC
Room 201 - 2nd Floor
Genesis seeks to explore, develop, and challenge thoughts and perspectives about living a Christian life in a complicated world. Most of this group are empty nesters with some having children in college and some having grandchildren.
Room 303–3rd Floor
If you want lessons centered on Bible-based curriculum then check out Hallelujah. The format of this class begins with the lesson first promptly at 9:40 a.m. so that choir members of the class may fully participate in the lesson before leaving at 10:30 a.m. for choir warm up. After the lesson, there is a time of fellowship before the 10:55am worship service begins.
Room 222—2nd Floor
Bible-based lessons are led by invited guest teach- ers knowledgeable in their topic. Questions are en- couraged as part of the learning experience. Monthly dinners and a variety of service projects are an important part of this group’s ministry. The group is comprised of mostly Empty Nesters and retired professionals.
Room 308–3rd floor
This class is a mix of traditional and single-parent families. Most have children ranging from elementary to college age. This class studies the Bible and seeks to apply those Biblical lessons to current life issues. Throughout the year, fellowship gatherings and mission projects are organized for the whole family.
Room 206—2nd Floor
This small class is focused on growing together through Bible study and mutual support. 70 and up.
Room 105—1st Floor
Comprised of families with children and youth, this is Cornerstone. Class time together begins with conversation followed by mutual support and encouragement. The discussion is based upon the Bible readings.
Room 413 — 4th Floor
One New Testament book at a time is studied throughout the year. A study guide is used during each lesson to help facilitate discussion and growth in one’s faith journey. The class ages range from mid- 40’s and beyond.
Room 403–4th floor
Various topics are presented by multiple leaders with each lesson seeking to challenge growth in faith and faithfulness throughout one’s Christian journey in life. 50 and up.
Room 306–3rd floor
Te Bible is studied from the perspective of history, literary style, authors, and what the text meant during Biblical times as well as what it means for life today. Mission outreach is a high priority for this class as they provide blankets for homeless children, help with Snack Packs for Kids, and High Plains Food Bank. Over 50.
Room 304—3rd Floor
Visiting teachers lead the class in study of a wide range of topics. Class members enjoy the fellowship of being part of a Christian community. 60 and up
Room 205—2nd Floor
This class begins with singing and prayer and follows the International Adult Bible Study. Teachers rotate monthly leadership in Bible study. You may also choose to join the class fellowship of weekly meals out or occasional gatherings at a class member’s home. 60 and over.
Room 301—3rd Floor
This class uses the Adult Bible Studies publications in an effort to know God and understand our place in His world. The format is based upon discussion and fellowship. Men 50 and up.
You and your children are invited to visit our family of faith during any weekend service. While here, you will experience our commitment to working with every family as we grow in God’s love and serve Christ in our community and the world. Our Children’s Ministry strives to offer a variety of programs which emphasize both biblical content and fun. Our Sunday school classes, choirs, and other children’s activities are age appropriate, interactive, and relevant to today’s children. All of our activities provide a safe, nurturing environment so that parents can rest assured that our children’s ministry is a positive place for their children.
Nursery is available at all worship services and midweek activities.
Sunday School begins at 9:40 am
Sunday school at PSUMCkids is a fun and exciting time for kids from 3 years through 5th grade!
Kids' Midweek begins at 6:00 pm
Children's groups & choirs meet on Wednesday night
The vision for our group is to come and bring questions about our faith and mold together as a group while we develop our love for God. Our hope is that throughout your students time within the youth ministry you will see fruit from our investment. All students grade 6-12 are welcome to join and participate!
Foundry is centered around equipping students with a desire and the practical skills to study God’s Word on their own. Through large group teaching, small groups discussions. Our vision is for our Youth to come and bring questions about faith and mold together while we develop our love for God.
Contact Melissa Stovall, youth coordinator for more information.
9:40am-10:40am Junior and High School are split in separate groups during the Sunday School Hour.
6:00pm-7:30pm Rooted is our Wednesday Night Youth Program. Wednesdays are focused on small groups.
5:30pm-7:30pm Foundry Students is our Sunday Night Youth Program. An All Youth Dinner is available at 5:30pm in The Loft.
On the second Wednesday of each month all ages come together as one body to worship one God in unity.
On the last Sunday of every month we have a game night. This can include staying at the church or going to an outside source such as (laser tag, bowling, etc.) We have pizza for dinner and have a blast!
UNITED METHODIST MEN
United Methodist Men claim as their purpose: to declare the centrality of Christ in
everyman’s life, to promote spiritual growth of men through effective discipleship and to
model the servant leadership of Christ in our daily lives. The meetings are open to
anyone and always include a lesson, study, or guest speaker.
Two meeting times are available each week:
The Friday Breakfast Group meets at 6:45 AM in the Wesley Hall.
The Tuesday Lunch Group meets at Noon in the Coffee Shop.
These groups have a variety of service projects scheduled throughout the year.
For general information about the UMM, visit the organization page
UNITED METHODIST WOMEN
United Methodist Women is a community whose purpose is to know God, to
experience freedom as whole persons, and to develop a creative supportive fellowship.
The UMW supports missions in Amarillo and around the world. Meetings are open to
all women and include a speaker, and a light meal.
Three meeting times are available each month:
The Day Circle meets the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 am in room 204
The Evening Circle meets the first Sunday at 5:30-7:00 pm in room 204
The Reading Circle meets the fourth Saturday at 10:00 am in room 204
A monthly meeting for all women is scheduled happens on the first Wednesday of
each month at 11:30 AM in room 204
F.A.B. (FIFTY AND BEYOND)
F.A.B. welcomes everyone 50 and up who is seeking to share in Christian fellowship. A variety of opportunities are offered for this age level. This group was formerly known as S.T.A.R.S (Seniors Taking Active Retirement Seriously).
F.A.B. Game Day
Held every Tuesday at 1:00-4:00p.m. in our Coffee Shop.
Held the 2nd Sunday of February, April, June, August, October and December and provide an opportunity to hear from area leaders, speakers and entertainers.
Scheduled around local events. F.A.B. has gone to see musicals, baseball games, the opera and rodeos. The destination and the date varies so check the bulletin insert for details.
Grades 9 and up Hand Bell Room
Wednesday 6:00-6:55 PM
If you’ve wondered about playing hand bells and you can count, you can join the Jubilate Ringers. This group of musicians consists of beginners to long-time ringers. The joy of playing hand bells is the group effort and making music together. The Ringers perform a moderately easy to moderately difficult repertoire on 2-3 octaves of hand bells. Parts are assigned so that persons of all skill levels can learn and participate to the fullest. The Ringers concentrate on one piece each month and ring in worship every month and for some special Sundays. We need at least 10 ringers, so invite a friend and come join us.
Ages Grades 6-8 (and up)
We meet Sundays, 3:30-4:25 pm in the Bell Room 220. This is currently an extra available rehearsal hour for the Jubilate Ringers. We occasionally perform in worship – ex. Westminster Chimes
Ages 18 and up Choir Room Wednesday 7:00-8:30 PM
Outstanding music is the hallmark of the Sanctuary Choir which presents a wide variety of literature ranging from classical to contemporary. The Sanctuary Choir sings every Sunday at the 8:30 & 10:55 AM Worship Service. The choir also performs with full orchestra and with guest artists during Advent, Lent, and Easter, and on other special PSUMC occasions.
This choir shares fun and fellowship and brings joy to many as they share the beauty and fun of music with many local retirement and nursing facilities throughout the city. Singing Stars rehearse or perform on Mondays at 9:30-10:30 a.m. (September-May)
The student ministry of PSUMC serves this purpose: to use music to not only worship God, but to represent who He is to those around us. The worship band will be made up of 6th-12th grade students and is open to anyone who is called to serve our Lord through music.
We meet Wednesdays, 5:15-5:45 pm in the Bell Room 220The ringers rehearse on 1 octave of hand chimes.